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Financial stability can impact Nevada divorce rates

Divorce has become a common aspect in the lives of many Americans. Those in Nevada are no exception to this process that can divide families and bring new beginnings. Deciding to get a divorce is a major choice that can affect an entire family. The reasons for seeking a divorce can vary from person to person and new studies show that the economy could play a contributing role.

Is your marriage headed for divorce?

When a Nevada couple is having marital problems, it can be difficult to know when a rough patch is simply part of the normal ebb and flow of a marriage or is indicative of a more serious issue. Every relationship has ups and downs, but there are some signs that should not be ignored. If the following scenarios sound all-too-familiar, it may be time to consider whether your marriage is on a path toward divorce.

When divorce leads to extreme psychological trauma

For most Nevada spouses, the end of their marriage will lead to some degree of stress and anxiety. This is normal, as divorce creates a shift in virtually every aspect of one's life. Feeling anxious and unsure of what lies ahead is to be expected, and will fade over time. However, in certain cases, divorce can bring about serious psychological trauma, which can have lasting repercussions for those affected.

Coping with child visitation issues after divorce

Nevada couples who are going through a divorce may be struggling to reach agreement on some of the important issues involved in the process. After all, dealing with visitation issues may be very emotional. Nevada family courts can prescribe a visitation schedule, but they will consider the input of the parents in their evaluation to determine what will be the best for the child.

Mediation may be option for divorce cases in Nevada

A great deal has been said about the advantages of mediation as an option when filing for divorce. In fact, mediation can also be a less stressful alternative when conflicts arise with regard to child support, visitation, child custody and asset division. Nevada couples who are contemplating divorce may want to explore the possibilities of mediation to resolve these conflicts in a calm and peaceful manner.

Single fathers often face challenges in custody matters

When it comes to child custody issues, single fathers in Nevada and elsewhere often face some challenges. Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the percentage of children living with single mothers is 23.7, while only four percent live with unmarried fathers. However, times are changing, and more single fathers who seek custody are showing that they can be positive and responsible parents.

Clint Eastwood disputes alimony and child custody in his divorce

Nevada residents may be interested in the progress of the divorce case between Clint and Dina East wood. Dina filed for divorce after the couple had been separated for a long time, without any indication that they would get back together again. She has denied rumors of infidelity or cheating, stating that they had been living separate lives for so long that neither one of them could be guilty of that.

Are more Nevada men awarded alimony in divorce orders?

Times have changed. Within the past 10 years, it has become more common for a man to receive alimony from an ex-wife. For many years, it was the norm for a man to pay spousal support after a divorce. In the intervening years, many women have become the primary breadwinners in their Nevada households.

Being prepared may make a Nevada divorce less traumatic

January is considered by many to be the month of new beginnings, and that thought may be behind the fact that divorce filings typically spike at the beginning of the year. While most people who consider filing for a divorce in Nevada do a lot of research about the legalities and procedures, some never stop to consider the non-legal consequences it may have on their lives. Indeed, there are many underlying aspects and small details that may not be anticipated.