Contested Divorce


A contested divorce is used when you and your spouse cannot agree to the terms of your divorce. In a contested divorce evidence must be submitted to the judge and the judge decides the final terms. Choose the issues that apply to your divorce and then rate the level of complexity and level of conflict.

    Disputes over where and with whom the child spends their days. Shared custody is standard. Select if one parent wants primary custody.

    Select if one parent is looking to leave Nevada with the child.

    Nevada law requires each parent to economically support their children. Select if one parent does not want to pay child support.

    Bank account balances,made during the marriage, are divided evenly. Select if your spouse does not agree with equaling sharing in the bank balances.

    401K accounts, IRAs and pensions acquired during the marriage are divided evenly.Select if your spouse does not agree with equaling sharing these accounts.

    Select if you are not able to decide who will keep the marital home, or whether to sell the home.

    A business started during the marriage is community property. Select if you need to value how much the business is worth.

    Debts accumulated during marriage are divided evenly. Select if your spouse does not agree with sharing the debts.

    When a spouse wastes community assets you may be reimbursed for half of the waste. Select if you think your spouse wasted assets on gambling, illegal drugs, or an affair.

    When spouses have a large difference in income the court may order the higher income earning spouse to pay money to the other spouse. Marriages greater than five years may be appropriate for long term alimony.

    Level of conflicts

    Level of complexity