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Gay couples moving to protect their parental rights under Trump

Even with marriage equality the law of the land, many gay parents still find themselves having to fight for custody or even visitation of children they've raised, sometimes since birth, because they aren't considered the child's legal parent. If a couple breaks up or if the biological or legal parent dies, the other parent can find him- or herself with no rights to access to the child or to make decisions involving that child.

Community property in Nevada

Keeping as much of your property as possible is probably one of your priorities if you're getting a divorce in Nevada. There is also the question of responsibility for debts. Perhaps you feel that your spouse should be more responsible for certain debts incurred during your marriage. Since Nevada is a community property state, there are specific things you should know about asset division.

Hidden assets and divorce

Nevada spouses might be surprised to hear how many times spouses try to hide assets during a divorce. In fact, at Kainen Law Group, we have seen cases where spouses engaged in elaborate plans of deception to hide large amounts of income and assets during marriage as well as during the divorce process itself.

When living apart from your spouse, legal separation protects you

You think your marriage isn't working out, but you don't want to rush right out and get a divorce. You want a trial period, first, where you split up and live on your own. You think you might fix the marriage in time and don't want to be too hasty about breaking it off entirely.