In order to obtain a divorce in Nevada, you must be a resident for a period of at least six (6) weeks prior to filing the complaint for divorce.

If you have children, in order for Nevada to exercise jurisdiction over your children in a divorce, the children must have resided in the State of Nevada for a period of at least six (6) months prior to filing for divorce.

Nevada is a no fault state, so there does not need to be a specific basis for a divorce.

Nevada is a community property state in regards to the division of assets and debts.

You can obtain a divorce by either filing a Complaint for Divorce (see Contested Divorce), or by reaching an agreement outside of court and filing a Joint Petition for Divorce (see Uncontested Divorce).

For all questions related to the divorce process and Nevada divorce law, call the Law Offices of Andriea A. Aden, Esq. today at 775-622-9245 to schedule a consultation.