2013 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 125 - Dissolution of Marriage
NRS 125.182 - Summary proceeding for divorce: Commencement of action; contents of petition; affidavit of corroboration of residency.


NV Rev Stat § 125.182 (2013) What's This?

1. A summary proceeding for divorce may be commenced by filing in any district court a joint petition, signed under oath by both the husband and the wife, stating that as of the date of filing, every condition set forth in NRS 125.181 has been met and specifying the:

(a) Facts which support the jurisdictional requirements of NRS 125.020; and

(b) Grounds for the divorce.

2. The petition must also state:

(a) The date and the place of the marriage.

(b) The mailing address of both the husband and the wife.

(c) Whether there are minor children of the relationship of the parties born before or during the marriage or adopted by the parties during the marriage, or the wife, to her knowledge, is pregnant.

(d) Whether the wife elects to have her maiden or former name restored and, if so, the name to be restored.

3. An affidavit of corroboration of residency which complies with the provisions of subsections 1, 2 and 4 of NRS 125.123 must accompany the petition. If there is a marital settlement agreement which the parties wish the court to approve or make a part of the decree, it must be identified and attached to the petition as an exhibit.

(Added to NRS by 1983, 415; A 1987, 1180)

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Nevada may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.