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What are some common life changes after divorce?

Your divorce is final. You've made it through a very difficult time in your life, but you feel like you and your ex handled it with dignity. After all, negotiating child custody and support orders is truly important. You know that your life will change dramatically as you move forward from your divorce, but are you really aware of what changes you might see. Here are some of the most common life changes that occur after a divorce:

Family law cases in Nevada

Helping to facilitate the peaceful resolution of conflict while ensuring that a client's legal rights are protected is a family attorney's job, but this can be challenging when -- in the family law context -- disagreements can seem like matters of life and death. For this reason, family law attorneys need to use diplomacy and tact while not letting their clients be taken advantage of.

A divorce primer

Even if you never find yourself going through a divorce, chances are that someone close to you has been or will be. You might not know what to say to a friend who is experiencing this tumultuous time, so learning a bit more about it can be helpful when you need to comfort a friend.

Navigating divorce proceedings in Las Vegas

No one has ever said that divorce is easy. Indeed, it can be a complicated, emotional and difficult process to dissolve your marriage, but that does not mean that it has to be the worst experience of your entire life. At the Kainen Law Group, we take great strides to make the divorce process as stress-free, fast and cost-effective as possible for our clients.

3 tips for social media users going through divorce

Social media is a trap when you are going through a divorce. In fact, even before you file for divorce, the content of your social media accounts has the potential to play a huge role in your divorce. Anything and everything could be used against you in family court if your husband or wife chooses to go that route. And there is a treasure trove of potential information on any social media account.

How can a legal separation help married couples?

Many married couples who fall upon a difficult time start to question their marriage. If they decide that they don't want to be with this person anymore, sometimes it is best to fully think through that potential life change before actually acting upon it. This is where legal separation can come in and help someone that is considering divorcing his or her spouse.

What divorce is and is not

A quick search of the Internet will provide you with just about anything you want to know about divorce. Some of the information might not apply to you; some might. No matter what you have come to think about your own divorce, you really should try to learn as much as possible about the process.

Congress changes Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act

Congress has changed the 1982 Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act. The ex-spouse law was tweaked in a way that gives divorce courts the ability to classify military retired pay as jointly earned property in divorce proceedings. This is big news considering the fact that Congress has not even considered making small changes to the USFSPA in more than 10 years.

Co-parenting after a divorce shouldn't be optional

After a divorce, the married couple may feel as if they went through the toughest, most emotional time in their lives. For those who have children, it's usually the same or worse for them. When parents divorce, it's crucial that parents get the co-parenting thing down. This doesn't mean there won't be mistakes or difficulties along the way, but here are some reasons why co-parenting after a divorce is so important.

Navigating the complexities of a high net worth divorce

Most Nevada residents want to earn and save as much money as they can, and they certainly would not be opposed to owning multiple homes, dozens of cars and several profitable businesses. However, as beneficial as owning these assets are, they certainly do not make the divorce process any easier. Indeed, the more assets involved in a divorce, the more complicated and time-consuming the divorce is likely to be.