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What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

By Nedda Ghandi |

If you are going through a divorce and have minor children with your spouse, the court may potentially appoint a guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of your child to the court. While this may seem frustrating and overwhelming, understanding the guardian ad litem process can help you better handle the situation… Read More »

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5 Things You Must Know Before Filing For Divorce in Nevada

By Nedda Ghandi |

A marriage dissolution is a process that is sometimes necessary because of irreconcilable differences or incidents that destroy the fabric of the marriage. It is totally understandable that some people just cannot repair a marriage once it is ruined. A spouse can visit a divorce attorney in Las Vegas to help with the proceedings…. Read More »

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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements in Nevada

By Nedda Ghandi |

Prenuptial agreements are quite popular in Nevada and the nine other states with community property laws. Community property rules are rooted in Spanish law, and they are most often followed in western states that once fell under Mexican control. While family law judges in equitable distribution states are given a certain amount of discretion… Read More »

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What Happens Here Often Ends Here: Famous Vegas Divorces

By Nedda Ghandi |

Las Vegas and weddings go together. This is just as true for celebrities as it is for us mere mortals. If $99 drive-through chapels aren’t your thing, practically every casino in Sin City has party facilities and a wedding planner on staff. A fair number of Vegas marriages – both celebrity and non-celebrity –… Read More »

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Did You Know: Divorce in Las Vegas

By Nedda Ghandi |

Many people come to Las Vegas for a quick wedding and fun, but Nevada’s divorce rate is higher than the national average. Approximately 13.9 percent of Nevadans that are over the age of 15 have been divorced. This means that the marriage capital of the world has the most number of divorces, in comparison… Read More »

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The Reality Of Divorce In The United States

By Nedda Ghandi |

There is a common belief among many people that half of the marriages in the United States end in divorce. The reality if quite different. According to an article in the New York Times, the divorce rate has actually been decreasing for several years. It suggests the high rates of the 70s and 80s… Read More »

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5 Common Questions About Filing For Divorce in Las Vegas

By Nedda Ghandi |

If you are considering filing for divorce and live in the Las Vegas area, there are certain aspects of Nevada law you should be aware of as you contemplate this major decision. Divorce is an understandably emotional experience, so being equipped with as much information as possible before you begin the process is a… Read More »

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When Social Media Negatively Affects Your Divorce Proceedings

By Nedda Ghandi |

It is common for people to share things happening in their life on social media. Things such as birthdays, entertainment events as well as opinions and feelings on different topics are all shared on social media. When you do this, it can quickly become a habit. Things change when you are facing a divorce…. Read More »

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7 Truths About Prenuptial Agreements

By Nedda Ghandi |

A prenuptial agreement is a contract that specifies how wealth, possessions and property will be divided in the event of a divorce. If you are planning to get married, then you should definitely consider getting a prenup. Below is a list of truths that will make you say yes to getting a prenup. Fifty… Read More »

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8 Big Misconceptions About Alimony and Child Support

By Nedda Ghandi |

Alimony is money that is paid to one’s ex-spouse after a divorce. Child support is money that is paid in order to support a minor child. Most people know what child support and alimony are, but there are still a lot of misconceptions about them. Below is a list of some of the biggest… Read More »

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