Divorces are notoriously unpleasant, but it does not always need to be that way. If both spouses are cooperative enough, it may be possible to resolve all of the necessary issues amicably and avoid a lot of heartache and expense. If you and your spouse agree, Miley Law Firm, P.C. will be happy to help you settle your divorce in the most efficient way possible.
Nevada is famous throughout the country for the ease with which one can get a divorce. An uncontested divorce — or “summary divorce,” as it is officially called — is a process that allows couples who agree on all relevant issues to get a divorce simply by filing paperwork and without even going to court. If you can reach agreement on key terms, the judge simply approves it and grants the divorce. This procedure is quicker and less expensive than a regular divorce. However, it’s important to get the details correct. I can ensure that you do so and will guide you through the process.
There are three grounds for divorce in Nevada:
Insanity is not a ground for an uncontested divorce, since it prevents the two spouses from reaching a legally binding agreement on the pertinent issues. But separation or incompatibility can support an uncontested divorce if other conditions are satisfied.
Spouses seeking an uncontested divorce must establish that:
I can help you determine if you meet those qualifications and draft any written agreements you may need.
An uncontested divorce starts with the preparation of the necessary paperwork, which includes:
Once I gather the necessary information from you and your spouse, I will prepare the documents accurately, get your notarized signatures and file the papers with the state district court for review. The court usually will issue your divorce order within a few weeks. In rare cases, there are questions and issues to be resolved, and I work attentively to deal with them quickly so that your divorce can be finalized without delay.
The Miley Law Firm advises and represents Nevada clients in uncontested divorces. Please call 702-942-0600 or contact me online to make an appointment for a meeting at my Las Vegas office.