Divorce Attorneys Henderson, Nevada

With Right Lawyers, you have a team of divorce attorneys with a combined experience of more than 40 years. With that amount of experience there isn’t much we haven’t seen.

We have handled the complex divorce, the divorce where they own homes in different states,  they own a family business,  or they have multiple retirement plans.  We have handled the military divorce,  the long term marriage divorce, the divorce where the spouse lives in another country or can’t be found, and the the second marriage with an air tight pre-nup divorce. If it has happened, our divorce lawyers have seen it.

There are two ways our attorneys can help.  First, is our website.  It is a library of information on divorce, joint petitions, legal separation, and child custody.   Take a look around.  We have articles and information on difference between divorce and legal separation,  how do modify child support,  can you file divorce paperwork yourself, or are you allowed to relocate with your children.

Second way is a consult. Contact us to schedule a consult. A licensed divorce attorney will meet with you and help you understand your rights.  The attorney will help you build a game plan to fight for your custody rights, your fair share of the property, and your rights with paying or receiving spousal support.

How long does it take to get a divorce?

Uncontested divorces are where both spouses agree to the terms of the divorce. Uncontested divorces take between two weeks and three weeks. Contested divorces are where couples cannot agree to the terms of the divorce and must present their case to a judge. The judge makes the final decision. Contested divorces can take three months or twelve months depending on the complexity of the issues.

How much does a divorce cost?

Uncontested divorces cost between $1,000 and $3,000 dollars depending on the amount of time needed to negotiate final terms. Contested divorces cost between $3,000 and $15,000 depending on the complexity of the isues, and the amount of arguing that takes place. The more heated the arguments the more expensive the divorce will cost.

A legal separation is everything except a divorce. A legal separation is an agreement filed with the court and approved by the court on how to divide all your assets, and debts. You can also include alimony, child custody, and child support in a legal separation. With a legal separation you are still married but no longer financially connected. Legal separations are not needed to for one spouse to move out of the house. And legal separation are not easier or cheaper if your spouse will not agree to sign a legal separation.

Can I file the divorce in Nevada?

To file a divorce in Nevada one spouse must have lived in Nevada for six weeks prior to the divorce being filed. If there are children involved then the children must have lived in Nevada for six months prior to filing the divorce. If neither of these times requirements for residency have been met then Nevada doesn’t have jurisdiction over the divorce. If the residency requirement is not met then Nevada does not have the authority to issue a divorce or custody order.

What is an uncontested divorce?

An uncontested divorce is when you and your spouse you agree on all the terms of a divorce. If you and your spouse can agree on how to divide the assets, how to divide the debts, the custody schedule, etc., then you file an uncontested divorce. Unconteted divorces cost less and take less time to be approved by the court.

RIGHT Lawyers
170 South Green Valley Parkway, Suite 300
Henderson, NV 89012
Phone: (702) 767-7611


Directions to Right Lawyers

Traveling South on I-15 
Take I-215 east, toward Henderson, NV.
Take Exit 5, towards The District Green Valley.
Take left at first traffic light.
Office located behind Cheesecake Factory.

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    About Henderson, Nevada

    It is the second-largest city in Nevada, after Las Vegas, with an estimated population of 280,000. As of 2015, there were 285,000 people, 113,000 households, with 61% of households owner-occupied. Henderson is located southeast of Las Vegas, and northwest of Boulder City.  Henderson first emerged in the 1940s during World War II as a producer of magnesium.  On April 16, 1953, Henderson was incorporated as a city.

    Forbes magazine ranked Henderson as America’s second-safest city.  Median household income is $63,000, and median home price is $254,000.  One of Henderson’s amenities is its 37 miles of maintained trails.

    Henderson is currently part of the Clark County School District.  Henderson is the location for 29 elementary schools, 9 middle schools, and 5 high schools. Henderson is home to several colleges and universities. Nevada State College, Roseman University of Health Sciences, College of Southern Nevada, Touro University, and Devry University.

    Henderson’s top employers is Green Valley & Sunset Station Casinos with 3,400 employees, followed by the City of Henderson with 3,000 employees, and then St. Rose Hospital with 2,700 employees.

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