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Category: probate

What Is the Difference Between an Estate Planning Attorney and a Probate Lawyer?

Posted in estate planning,probate on August 8, 2023

While some people use the terms estate planning attorney and probate lawyer interchangeably, the two are fundamentally different. Estate law is tricky for anyone unfamiliar with the terms, but it’s important to know what everything means when dealing with the law. Both attorneys help clients manage estates, but they do so at different times in… (Keep reading)

Is Probate a Complicated Process?

Posted in probate on January 19, 2023

Probate is a legal process that every individual encounters at some point in their lifetime. When a loved one dies, they most often have some sort of will, trust, or estate plan in place to follow after their passing. Probate works to validate these documents and carry out the final wishes of your loved one… (Keep reading)

Who Needs a Trust Instead of a Will?

Posted in asset protection,probate,trust on December 14, 2022

Estate planning can be a difficult and complicated process. As you plan for the assets you have and what your wishes are, you want to make the best decisions to ensure that those wishes are carried out. You may also want to take steps to make the process easier for those who have been entrusted… (Keep reading)

What Are the Inheritance Laws in Nevada?

Posted in asset protection,estate planning,probate on October 16, 2022

For most people, family is a priority. Caring for your loved ones can mean keeping yourself healthy, spending quality time together, and helping in times of need. Most people do not think about their own mortality when they consider caring for their family. However, one of the best things you can do for your family… (Keep reading)

What Makes a Will Legal in Nevada?

Posted in asset protection,estate planning,probate on October 15, 2022

No matter what stage of life you are currently in, it is important to have a reliable will for your assets. Although it may seem unnecessary if you are young and in good health, the reality is that it is never too early to begin the estate planning process. At the very least, you should… (Keep reading)

How Does a Probate Court Transfer Title to Real Estate?

Posted in asset protection,estate planning,probate on August 4, 2022

The answer is: it depends. If the property is community property, i.e., property held by a married couple,  and it is titled as “community property with right of survivorship” then title to the property transfers to the surviving spouse outside of probate. If the property is community property but not titled with rights of survivorship, the surviving… (Keep reading)

How Long Does Probate Take in Nevada?

Posted in asset protection,probate,trust on June 30, 2022

Probate is the legal process of distributing assets of a deceased person’s estate and paying any debts owed by the person prior to their death. The length of time it takes to settle legal matters often varies depending on the specifics of the case, and probate is no different. While families are often dealing with… (Keep reading)

How Does a Family Trust Work in Nevada?

Posted in asset protection,probate,trust on June 29, 2022

Establishing a trust is one way to ensure your assets are dispersed according to your wishes once you’re no longer alive. Living trusts can be set up in different ways, depending on the needs of you and your family. Family trusts can be created so you can specify which family members your assets will be… (Keep reading)