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Hate speech update

Hate Speech Update

In our February 17, 2022 blog article entitled “Hate Speech is an ethical violation even when not related to real estate activities” we discussed…
do I need a will

Do I Really Need a Will?

Maieutics. That’s the word used to describe the Socratic method of answering a question with a question. The short answer to the question…
Separation Doesn’t Prevent Nevada Spouses from Receiving Your Estate

Separation Doesn’t Prevent Nevada Spouses from Receiving Your Estate

In 2010 the New York Times printed an article entitled “The Un-Divorced”. The article discussed couples who have stayed separated for years…
married spouses need a Durable Power of Attorney

Even Married Spouses Need a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions

Imagine a situation where your spouse suddenly becomes extremely ill, is rushed to the hospital, and becomes incapacitated. The spouse is admitted…
Set Aside

Avoiding Probate with a Set Aside Petition

Probate is the legal procedure your estate goes through after a loved one passes away (the “decedent”). The court will oversee the process…
living will vs will

What's the difference between a Will and a Living Will?

Although these documents sound the same, they serve completely different functions and are both important and necessary parts of your estate…
non probate assets

What Are Non Probate Assets?

Probate is the legal procedure your estate goes through after you pass away. During this legal proceeding, a court will oversee the process of…
Hate Speech is an Ethical Violation

Hate Speech is an ethical violation even when not related to “real estate activities”

Standard of Practice 10-5 provides “REALTORS® must not use harassing speech, hate speech, epithets, or slurs…” The Standard of Practice…
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The Risks of Over Medicating Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

There are numerous medicines prescribed to persons suffering with Alzheimer’s disease. While none of these are a cure, they can help slow down…
Power of Attorney Nevada

Important Changes to Power of Attorney Nevada Laws

In 2019 the Nevada Legislature enacted several bills having a significant impact regarding the laws pertaining to durable powers of attorney…
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Dementia No Longer a Barrier to the Execution of DPOAs

A Durable Power of Attorney (“DPOA”) for Health Care Decisions is a crucial part of every estate plan. Recent changes in the law have made…
Personal Representatives vs Trustees

Personal Representatives vs Trustees

It’s easy to get confused with legal jargon and feel like the process is “over your head”. However, being able to communicate with your…
Drizin Law Impact Loneliness Seniors

The Impact of Loneliness on Seniors

Loneliness occurs in people of all ages but maybe a particular problem in the elderly. A study conducted by scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School…
Review Your Estate Plan

7 Reasons Why its Time to Review Your Estate Plan

All too often, clients who have executed estate plans don’t recognize the importance of reviewing their documents from time to time. Unfortunately,…
Avoid Probate Surprises

Avoid Probate Surprises

I was recently contacted by someone whose mother had just passed away. Her mother lived in Las Vegas and owned two interests in real estate located…
Lee Drizin

Difference Between Will & Revocable Living Trust

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lee Drizin: Hi everyone. This is Attorney Lee Drizin, and today I'd like to talk about the difference between…
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Storage of Your Estate Planning Documents

  VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lee Drizin: Hi everyone. This is Attorney Lee Drizin, and today I want to talk about where is the best…
seller dies before the close of escrow

Three things to ask if your seller dies before the close of escrow

You represent a seller and during the course of the transaction, your client passes away. Now what? The residential purchase agreement is still…