Wire Fraud in Real Estate Transactions is on the Rise

A glimpse of something new on the horizon can be seen in Bain v. Platinum Realty, LLC, No. 16-2326-JWL, 2018, WL 3105376 (D. Kan. June 25, 2018), where the United States District Court in Kansas upheld…

Size Matters (Sometimes)

One of the most common questions we receive is whether someone has a large enough estate to warrant purchasing a revocable living trust. A will is a written document that becomes effective upon your death.…

Understanding Language Access Rights

Over five million older adults across the country are Limited English Proficient (“LEP”). LEP older adults do not speak English as their primary language or they have a limited ability to speak, read, write, or understand English. Federal law prohibits discrimination based on national origin, including discrimination on the basis of language.

New 1 Hour CE Regarding Seniors Coming Soon!

If you are a broker and would like to offer this class as a lunch and learn for your office, please call Drizin Law (702) 798-4955. We prefer an office with minimum seating of 30 agents. We look forward to working with you.

Friday June 7th, Free 3 Hour CE in Pahrump

Please join us for an informative 3 Hour CE, What Every Licensee Should Know about Sales in Probate and Guardianship taught by Attorney Lee Drizin in Pahrump.

Free 1 Hour CE - June 25, 2019

Please join us for a Free 1 hour Lunch and Learn to be held Tuesday June 25, 2019 taught by Attorney Lee Drizin. To RSVP call (702) 732-7282.
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7 Things To Know About Nevada Custody Law

The Nevada legislature recently updated the child custody laws to favor joint custody between separating parents. However, there may be reasons to award one parent more custodial time over the other.
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Disclosure Form SOL Doesn’t Bar Claims Against Agents

The Buyers acquired a home in Glen Ellyn, Illinois after having received a Seller’s Real Property Disclosure Form (“SRPD”) which indicated that the Sellers were not “aware of material defects in the walls or floors.” On or about October 22, 2012, a few months after the Buyers moved in, a painting contractor hired to paint the kitchen noticed an area of damaged gypsum wallboard on the western wall.
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More Problems with DIY Wills

Do it yourself (“DIY”) Wills are inexpensive and convenient and there are lots of options on the internet for these services. Sounds great but they are also ripe with pitfalls.
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Dangers of Buying a House While Separated

So, you’ve been separated from your spouse for a while and you’re not ready to take the step to divorce.  However, you are ready to buy a new house or condo.  Well, it can be done.  But be prepared…
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The importance of “understanding”.

The failure to “understand” can easily derail a real estate transaction and, more importantly, lead to the filing of a complaint with the Real Estate Division or even a lawsuit against the agent. The moral of this story is not to hesitate to seek assistance in understanding any particular situation.
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The Importance of Safe Storage of EP Documents

You have finally taken the time to consider how you desire your estate to be handled and even met with an attorney to start the process. The completed documents are subsequently reviewed by you and a…
Real Estate CE Lunch and Learn

Free 1 Hour Real Estate CE Lunch and Learn - May 7, 2019

Please join us for a Free 1 hour Lunch and Learn to be held Tuesday May 7, 2019 taught by Attorney Lee Drizin. No RSVP is needed.
Free 3 Hour Real Estate CE Pahrump Nugget

Free 3 Hour Real Estate CE in Pahrump - Friday, June 7, 2019

Please join us for a Free 3 hour Real Estate CE in Pahrump, NV on Friday, June 7, 2019. You must RSVP by calling (702) 798-4955. The course will be taught by Attorney Lee Drizin.
Free 1 hour Real Estate CE Lunch and Learn

Free 1 hour Real Estate CE Lunch and Learn - April 25, 2019

Free 1 hour CE on Financial Powers of Attorney and Real Estate Transactions. The course will be held at TR Realty, 1820 E. Sahara, Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, April 25th from Noon to 1:15. You must sign…
Lee Drizin Safeguards for Durable

Safeguards For Your Durable Power of Attorney for Financial Decisions.

A durable power of attorney (the “DPOA”) provides for another person to manage your finances (the Agent”) when you are no longer able to do so and is an important part of every estate plan. However,…
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What You Should Know About the Trust Litigation Process in Las Vegas, Nevada

When you create a trust, it’s your desire that the assets inside the trust are distributed according to your wishes to your named beneficiaries. Unfortunately, many situations can arise over time that…
Lee Drizin Caring for an Elderly Parent

Caring for an Elderly Parent

The costs for elder care are increasing as the number of aging adults requiring in-home care continues to rise. Many times, it’s a family member who winds up providing in-home care. In some instances,…