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Henderson Divorce Attorney

The process of dissolving a marriage can be complicated and emotional, and you need the right advocate looking out for your interests. It’s imperative to find a divorce attorney in Henderson who will fight for your rights and who will ensure your divorce is as fair, fast and inexpensive as possible.

Hofland & Tomsheck is here to help. Our attorneys have been representing clients for nearly two decades. We know how important the outcome of your case is and we will do everything possible to facilitate the divorce process. Contact us today to speak with a member of our legal team to get answers to questions you may have, including:

  • What should I expect in the divorce process?
  • What are my rights under Nevada law?
  • How can a lawyer help make my Henderson divorce easier?
What Should I Expect in the Divorce Process?

After one spouse files for divorce, the other spouse is served with papers. The couple can try to come to an agreement or resolution of the issues on their own outside of court. This is generally preferable because it is less costly than taking your case to court and because you and your spouse know your family best and can come up with the best solutions for custody and property division.

Your attorney can help to negotiate a divorce settlement agreement with your spouse’s lawyer, and we can also assist with alternative approaches to divorce such as mediation and collaborative divorce.

If you are not able to agree on the issues, then you will need to present your case to a judge. The judge will apply Nevada’s laws related to property and asset division to issue a binding ruling on the effects of your divorce. Both you and your spouse will need to abide by the orders related to child custody, child support, spousal support and division of marital property. If your case goes to court, it is essential to have an attorney representing you who can put together a strong case and argue on your behalf.

What Are My Rights Under Nevada Law?

Nevada is a community property state, which means that you are entitled to 50 percent of all marital property. This is true regardless of who purchased the property or what financial contributions each spouse made to the marriage. Separate property, as well as certain other money and assets such as money from inheritances, is given to the spouse who owned that property.

Child custody is determined based on the best interests of the child, but generally it is best for children to maintain ongoing relationships with both parents. This means you should be able to have a continuing relationship with your child after the divorce. Child support is also determined by a standard formula and the parent who is not caring for the child is going to have to pay. Spousal support, on the other hand, is not guaranteed but is appropriate in some divorce situations.

Your attorney can explain how the law will apply to you so you will know what to expect throughout the divorce process and have an understanding of the likely outcome. This can help during settlement negotiations, since you will have a better understanding of what a fair divorce settlement is. Your attorney can also help to persuade the judge that your preferred custody arrangement is the right one or that you are entitled to spousal support.

How Can a Lawyer Make My Henderson Divorce Easier?

Your attorney will be your representative and advocate throughout the divorce process. From representing you in court hearings and negotiations to providing you with experienced legal advice, legal counsel is there for the entire divorce. Contact us to request a free consultation and learn more about how we can help.