Helping Nevada families with Divorce, Custody, Estate Planning, Elder Law and Guardianship.

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,…
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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.…
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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…
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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.
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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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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…
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,…
Be Proactive

Be proactive to possible challenges to amendments to a Will or Trust.

It is not uncommon for someone to make changes to their estate plan. However, changes which involve reducing a distribution to a beneficiary or including a new beneficiary who is not a family member can easily be suspect.
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Celebrating Martin Luther King Day!

On Monday, January 21, 2019, we celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday honoring the life and legacy of a man who brought hope and healing to our country. Just a reminder the Las Vegas parade…
Happy New Year to All

Happy New Year

Wishing you a happy and safe New Year. We appreciate your business and loyalty and look forward to serving you in 2019! If you have not set up your estate plan OR have a will but are considering a trust,…