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Divorce - General, Laws and Process
When women go through a divorce, it is not always fully or properly explained that a woman can use her divorce decree to return to her maiden name and avoid the cost of a court ordered formal name change.
As you many already know, filing a Joint Petition Divorce is currently the simplest and fastest way to dissolve a marriage in Nevada. Filing a joint petition divorce requires the participation of both parties which is why we sometimes refer to it as a two-signature divorce.
Divorce, is sometimes a necessary and only solution to marital discord and it is sad but true. The following are commonly asked questions regarding divorce in Nevada and answers.
Prior to obtaining a divorce in Nevada, one of the divorcing parties must establish Nevada residency. This includes residing in the State of Nevada for at least six (6) weeks prior to the commencement of any divorce proceeding.
Nevada provides a consensual divorce process, whereby if the two parties to a divorce agree, then they may jointly petition a Nevada District Court to obtain a divorce.
Nevada does not have a very strict residency requirement. The court requires that one of the spouses live in the state for at least six weeks immediately before filing for divorce.
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