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7 Tips for Co Parenting

7 Tips for Co-parenting during the Coronavirus.

As couples self-isolate due to the coronavirus, it is anticipated there will be an increase in the number of divorces. The isolation will likely put a further strain on relationships where problems already…
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How to Get Guardianship of an Elderly Parent

This article will discuss how to become a legal guardian for an elderly person and alternatives to guardianship. Why Do I Need to get Guardianship for my Parents? If one or both of your parents have…
Dear Friends and Clients: How We Protect Our Clients From COVID-19

Dear Friends and Clients: How We Protect Our Clients From COVID-19

The health and safety of our clients and employees is our top priority and we have been monitoring the news of COVID-19 carefully. We certainly understand the concerns in these difficult times and want…
Difference Between Guardianship and Adoption

What is the Difference Between Guardianship and Adoption?

Who Is a Legal Guardian? A legal guardian is someone the court has approved to take care of a minor. The guardianship can be used when the parents are temporarily absent, such as when they are away serving…
Maybe try a “Sleep Divorce” First

Thinking about Divorce? Maybe try a “Sleep Divorce” First

I went to an open house not long ago, and the Realtor showed me the Master bedroom, and he said, “See anything unusual?” He was referring to the set of separate queen beds the couple used. It was a…
Nevada Child Support Laws

Nevada Child Support Laws Get Massive Overhaul

In a shakeup that hasn’t occurred in more than 30 years, Nevada has drastically modified how much people pay for child support. What was once an east straight calculation is now somewhat more complicated.…
How to help someone with a mental illness

How to help someone with a mental illness.

One of the most difficult issues in dealing with a loved one with a mental illness is the feeling of utter helplessness in getting them the assistance they may need. Some serious mental health conditions,…
Celebrating Martin Luther King Dayv

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

On Monday, January 20, 2020, we celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.Don't forget the Annual Parade. The March will be held on Monday, January 20, starting from Holmes Street and MLK Jr.…
The City of Henderson

Drizin Law adds 2nd Office Location in Henderson

Drizin Law is expanding. To better serve our clients, we are pleased to announce that Drizin Law has opened a second location in Henderson, NV. If you have estate planning, probate or guardianship matters…
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How agent liability can be impacted by dementia.

Dementia is a general term for symptoms of mental decline that interfere with a person’s daily life. It is not a normal part of aging. The symptoms can include problems with memory, communication, and…
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New Tax Forms for Seniors

On February 9, 2018, the Bipartisan Budget Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump. Many older Americans were previously forced to file the longer, more complicated Form 1040, which takes about…
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Don't Let Estate Planning Scare You!

Not having an estate plan can be spooky!  When it comes to creating an estate plan or reviewing a currently existing plan, most people procrastinate. Download our free e-book about Nevada Estate Planning…
Risk of dementia linked to certain medications

Risk of dementia linked to certain medications

Dementia is caused when diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease or a series of strokes, damage the brain. Dementia is progressive, which means the symptoms will gradually get worse. In most cases, there…
Seniors being hungry is a nationwide epidemic.

Seniors being hungry is a nationwide epidemic.

Time recently published an article reminding Americans of a growing problem facing seniors. Millions of seniors across the country quietly go hungry as the safety net designed to catch them frays. Nearly…
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Happy Labor Day! - 2019

From all of us at Drizin Law, we wish you a happy and safe memorial day. 
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Three Important Facts to Know about Nevada Guardianships

A legal guardian is a person appointed by the court and has been given the authority to make medical and financial decisions on behalf of an individual (the “protected person”) who is unable to care…
Las Vegas Review Journal

Best of Las Vegas: Drizin Law Nominated in Four Categories

Drizin Law is pleased to announce that we are currently nominated for a Best of Las Vegas award in four categories!Best Elder Law Best Estate Law Best Divorce Law Best Law Firm.We would appreciate…
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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.