Legal Separation

Legal Separation in Nevada

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It's common for married couples to face serious issues that throw their future into question, but not all of these couples are ready to commit the finality of a divorce. In some cases, a legal separation—which can eventually transition to either a divorce or a reconciliation—is the more sensible choice for these couples.

If you and your spouse believe a legal separation may be right for you, then our experienced legal advocates at Ford & Friedman are ready to hear from you. It is always advised that each separating spouse retains their own counsel for a legal separation and our dedicated and experienced Henderson family attorneys are ready to protect your rights and safeguard your feature throughout every stage of this process.

We're ready to be your advocate during this difficult time. Contact our offices at (702) 904-9898 today.

When Is Legal Separation Appropriate?

In many ways, completing a legal separation is similar to completing a divorce: The spouses' finances must be partitioned, major assets must be divided, and custody and support arrangements must be made for any children involved. The key here is that a separation legally preserves the marriage, allowing for the couple to resume married life if they later choose to do so. Divorce does not afford this option.

  • There are a number of reasons why separation may be preferable to a divorce:
  • Religious reasons
  • Maintaining insurance coverage and other health care benefits
  • Uncertainty regarding the permanency of divorce
  • Protecting personal assets from a spouse with financial difficulties caused by a substance abuse problem or other addictive behaviors

For some couples, separation is an intermediate step towards a divorce and, for others, it is a much-needed reprieve while they evaluate their relationship and future. Whatever your circumstances may be, Ford & Friedman is ready to help. We're prepared to bring experienced, vigilant, one-on-one counsel to your separation and ensure that you're ready to move forward with this emotional decision with confidence.

Start the process with a personalized consultation with our compassionate team. Call our offices or fill out our online form to request one today.

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