How to File For Divorce in Las Vegas
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- OFFICIAL -

HOW TO FILE FOR DIVORCE IN LAS VEGAS

- STEP BY STEP GUIDE -

STEP 1 - 2 ways to download the required Las Vegas divorce papers:

Option A - BLANK LAS VEGAS DIVORCE PAPERS

Option B - HAVE DIVORCE PAPERS FILLED IN FOR YOU!

  • $299 Professional Service

STEP 2 - The spouses will need to get together to fill out the following forms and file them at the Clark County Court Clerk's office located at:

Address: 601 North Pecos Road  Las Vegas, NV 89101

Telephone: (702) 455-2385

CLARK COUNTY COURT'S WEBSITE

  • Resident Witness Affidavit
  • Complaint for Divorce -or- Joint Petition for Divorce
  • Civil Cover Sheet
  • Family Court Cover Sheet
  • Marital Settlement Agreement
  • Certificate of Mailing

INCLUDE:

  • 3 copies of all forms
  • 2 stamped, self-addressed envelopes (1 for each spouse).

STEP 3 -Submit the forms to the county court clerk's office in the county you have been residing in for at least 6 weeks. Pay the filing fee of $289 (check with your county to see the fee).

*If you did not file a Joint Petition, you will need to serve your spouse within 45 days according to the court.

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REQUIREMENTS

  • Either party must be a resident for 6 weeks.
  • The causes for divorce are: Incompatibility, living separate for at least 12 months without cohabitation, bigamy, fraud, insanity, and irreconcilable differences.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

  • A divorce in Las Vegas takes a minimum of 2 months

STEP 4 - If you filed a Joint Petition, chances are likely that you will be sent your official Divorce Decree signed by the Judge in the mail within 30 days. At this time your divorce is complete.

If you filed a Complaint for Divorce chances are you will have a court hearing. After serving your spouse in Step 3, you will be allowed to make a court hearing date. The clerk will send Notice to your spouse. The hearing should not take more than 20 minutes and if you completed the steps you will get your signed Divorce Decree. At this time your divorce is complete.

*NAME CHANGE - If you are seeking to change your name after divorce in Nevada here is a free name change kit.

 

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