Divorce Modifications

The divorce process is a difficult experience for obvious reasons. It is an emotional and logistical upheaval and disturbance to your daily life and can involve significant life changes. The end of a marriage has an emotional, financial and practical impact. Reno divorce modifications attorney Gloria Petroni is dedicated to making divorce as easy as possible by using her significant skill and more than 40 years of legal expertise to bring closure to your divorce proceedings. Whether a divorce involves a simple settlement agreement, creating a custody arrangement that fits your family’s needs, or valuing a family business in a complex division of assets, our firm has the skill and experience needed to obtain the best possible outcome on your behalf.

At the Petroni Law Group, our clients get the level of attentive, caring and personal service needed to help guide you through the crucial legal issues unique to each divorce. The firm provides aggressive legal counsel in all matters of family law including divorce, legal separation, mediation and more. There is nothing more important to families than those issues related to child custody, visitation and child support. Gloria Petroni and experienced Reno divorce modifications attorney that knows how important it is for parents to get the results needed in these matters. She has gained a reputation for her skills in addressing these issues both in negotiations and in court. She aggressively pursues the objectives of her clients. Divorce will inevitably affect children in a family. Gloria Petroni provides the exceptional representation and will relentlessly seek to protect your parental rights and seek a solution for your family.


Nevada is a “no fault” divorce state. This means spouses can divorce one another without alleging or proving proof of any wrongdoing by either party. Nevada residents can divorce based on irreconcilable differences or because they have been living separately from one another for a minimum of 12 months. However, fault is not irrelevant. It may, in fact, be considered by the court as a factor in dividing property or awarding alimony.

A person may obtain a divorce in the State of Nevada if they have a statutory ground for divorce and have lived in the state for at least six weeks prior to filing. There are three main statutory grounds for divorce:

  • Incompatibility
  • Insanity for two years prior to the action
  • Spouses living separate and apart for more than one year
  • There are two ways to obtain a divorce in Reno, Nevada:
  • Complaint for divorce – the method used when the spouses do not agree on all issues.
  • Joint petition for divorce – the method used when the spouses agree on all issues.

If you are considering a divorce, your initial instinct may be to handle your own process. While this is logistically possible, there are some complications that should be considered. Before you move forward without seeking legal representation, you should consider the complexities surrounding divorce proceedings such as child custody, support and asset division. Many people who attempt to handle their own divorce often overlook significant details that not only lead to problems in the future, but can require lengthy and extensive legal work to correct, ultimately costing time and money. Revisiting a divorce settlement at a later date can draw out the process and result in costly mistakes. Protect your legal rights, safeguard your future, and come to a resolution that will remain by retaining the services of an experienced and qualified divorce attorney who is devoted to the representation of clients in all areas of divorce and family law.


Reno divorce attorney Gloria Petroni will provide you with the information to make informed decisions, support and guidance each family law matter deserves. She will set realistic expectations and will plan and adapt your case strategy according to your goals and priorities. Whether the case requires litigation in court or can be resolved through less time intensive means such as negotiation, mediation or collaboration in a less adversarial setting, Gloria Petroni is a prepared and will act as a vigorous advocate for your interests. Call our renowned law office today at 775-420-4221 to schedule a legal consultation.

At Petroni Law Group, our goal is to provide each and every client with an unobstructed view of all aspects of a case by aiding in informed decision-making and clear understanding of possible outcomes.

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5470 Kietzke Lane, Suite 300
Reno, NV 89511