Nevada Divorce Mediation Basics
Divorce mediation in Nevada can be an alternative to lengthy, public court battles. A divorce mediator can assist with a settlement agreement on issues like property division, alimony, child support and child custody, and more.
In Nevada, there are three things needed to file an uncontested divorce. One, you need to have resided in Nevada for at least six weeks. This is one of the most lenient residency requirements in the country. Two, you must agree on the reason for your divorce. And finally, three, you must agree on the issues in your case. Nev. Rev. Stat. § 125.020(1)(e) (2022).
In Nevada, you’ll need a written settlement agreement that details the agreements between the spouses. You can save time and money by first working with a mediator to resolve your disputes and then file an uncontested divorce in Nevada. The Nevada Courts website provides all the forms and information you’ll need to file once you have your marital settlement agreement in hand.
Divorce mediation in Nevada can save you significant time and money when you use a divorce mediator to assist with your divorce settlement agreement.
For more information on Nevada divorce mediation, visit DivorceNet’s page on divorce in Nevada.
Divorce mediation offers a number of advantages, including:
- lower cost,
- freedom to make informed decisions,
- control, and
You and your spouse control the outcome of divorce mediation, not the courts.
For divorce mediation to be successful, it’s important that both spouses engage in good faith. Mediation will likely not be successful if one spouse is more interested in harming the other spouse than resolving disputes over property or child custody arrangements. If both spouses engage in good faith, though, mediation can save significant time and money for both spouses.