Divorce Mediation

Family Law Attorney Serving Reno, Sparks, and Nearby Western Nevada

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Does it Matter Who Files for Divorce First?

In divorce proceedings, the plaintiff is the party who filed the suit. The defendant is the party who was served with divorce papers. Being the plaintiff or defendant provides no advantage in terms of property division, child custody and support, and other issues that will be settled in your divorce. However, there are certain tactical advantages to filing for divorce first.

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