Divorce/health insurance

My wife and I are pending divorce,in Nevada is she required to keep me on her ins. if I am in the middle of medical treatment. Or can I apply cobra?

Asked on June 8, 2009 under Insurance Law, Nevada


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

In many states, spouses are supposed to keep the other one for as long as a year -- eventually though the cord will be cut. 

I believe Nevada is a community property state and if the insurance is considered community property -- it may require special consideration.

Check out the following link on dissolution of marriage and think about hiring a divorce attorney to protect your interests.  Try www.attorneypages.com and check his or her record at the Nevada State Bar.

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