Divorce & Custody Blog

Mr. & Mrs. Schwartz

November 21, 2018

Can you evict your spouse from your home?  Mrs. Schwartz, a client of ours, would like to know. The Schwartz’s have been married for 10 years. Mrs. Schwartz owned the house they are living in, prior to the marriage. The title is in her name, and the mortgage is in her name. She is going…
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Utah Divorce Compared to Nevada Divorce

August 9, 2018

If you’re from Nevada, figuring out divorce law in Nevada is hard enough.  Think how much harder it is to figure out Utah divorce law if you live in Nevada. That’s where I come in.  My name is Marco Brown.  I’m a divorce attorney in Salt Lake City, and I’m friends with the people at Right Lawyers….
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Trump Jr. Files for Divorce

July 26, 2018

  Donald Trump Jr., (not POTUS Trump), and his wife Vanessa filed for divorce in New York.  Actually, Vanessa filed an uncontested divorce first, and then switched it to a contested.   It doesn’t really matter who files for a divorce but switching from uncontested (aka Joint Petition in Nevada) to a contested changes the situation….
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No-Fault Divorce

June 27, 2018

We’ve all heard this story before: you thought you met the person of your dreams, but after a while you discover that you just aren’t right for each other.  Now you want out. Is this enough of a reason to get a divorce? In the past, you needed a valid reason to divorce your spouse. …
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Can You Kidnapp Your Own Child?

June 15, 2018

This is a real question we are asked.  Especially around summer time. During school breaks  you have parents who live in another state who get summer visitation.  This time period causes some uneasiness and concern of whether the other parent will return the child at the end of the summer. If the other parent doesn’t…
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7 Reasons to Hire a Fixed Fee Divorce Attorney

May 3, 2018

Divorce attorneys come in two types: hourly of fixed fee. Hourly attorneys ask for a retainer up front, and then start billing you for every minute they spend on your case. With an hourly fee you are billed for every document drafted, every email sent, every phone call made, and every court hearing attended. After…
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How Do You Divide the Stuff in a Divorce? 

February 26, 2018

By stuff, I mean vehicles, homes, bank accounts, credit cards, and IRA’s. What is the easiest and fairest way to do this? Let’s say you and your spouse agree to the divorce as long as everything is evenly split.  Categorizing, valuing, and then dividing.   This is the easiest method divorce attorneys have for dividing…
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Weathering the Divorce Storm

February 13, 2018

It’s time to divorce your spouse, but your spouse controls all of the money. You depend on their income. They control all the accounts. They pay the bills or deposit enough money in a joint account for you to do it. You have little to no savings of your own, not even enough to hire…
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Community Property & Separate Property

January 28, 2018

What is Community Property? Divorcing couples will need to divide assets, debts, and personal property.   In Nevada courts look to divide these items equally if there are considered community property.  The next logical question is “what is community property”? Community property is a label defining anything acquired after the date of the marriage.  A home…
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Must Know Definitions of Child Custody

December 6, 2017

Child custody battles can be the most challenging piece of being a divorce lawyers. We are biological wired to fight for our children. More so than we would fight over the washer and dryer, or the vehicles. Sadly, many of the fights are not over children. They are over ignorance of our rights, or ignorance…
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