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Today, marriage in Nevada is a civil contract for which both consent of each party and solemnizationare required. Common law marriages after March 29, 1943, are not recognized.Persons Authorized to MarryNevada law specifies that a male and female person at least 18 years old may be joined in marriage(NRS 122.020). In 2002, voters gave final approval to a constitutional amendment specifying thatonly a marriage between a male and female person is recognized and given effect in Nevada(Article 1, Section 21 of the Nevada Constitution).Male and FemaleThe age requirement for marriage without the consent of a parent or guardian is 18 years. A personwho is 16 or 17 years old may marry with the consent of a parent or a legal guardian. Inextraordinary circumstances, Nevada law permits the marriage of a person less than 16 years of age ifauthorized by a district court and if the person has the consent of a parent or guardian.AgeNo persons who are closer in relationship than second cousins may marry in Nevada.RelativesAlthough persons who wish to be married in Nevada must obtain a marriage license from a clerk ofany county in the State, no residency requirements exist regarding marriage.ResidencyDIVORCE, DISPOSITION OF MARITAL PROPERTY, AND ALIMONYA party must have resided in the State for six weeks before filing an action for divorce unless thecause of action accrued within a county while both parties were actually domiciled there(NRS 125.020). The three causes for divorce are: (1) insanity; (2) one year of separation withoutcohabitation; or (3) incompatibility (NRS 125.010).Nevada is a community property state, which allows for the husband and wife to each have anundivided one-half interest in property owned in common. Nevada Revised Statutes 125.150 clarifiesthat community property is to be divided equally, unless the court finds a compelling reason to makean unequal disposition. The court may award temporary alimony or spousal support to a partypending the final divorce decree (NRS 125.040). In granting the divorce, the court may awardalimony to the wife or husband in a specified sum or as periodic payments (NRS 125.150). The courtmust consider the need to grant alimony to a spouse to obtain training or education relating to a job,career, or profession. Further, the court must consider whether the spouse who would pay thealimony has obtained greater job skills or education during the marriage and whether the other spouseprovided financial support to these endeavors.Las Vegas Nevada Divorce Attorney