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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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Social Isolation of a Loved One

Your elderly mother executed a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions and nominated you to serve as her healthcare agent. Years…
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Best of Las Vegas - We appreciate your vote!

Drizin Law is pleased to announce that we are currently nominated for a Best of Las Vegas award in five categories! Best Elder Law Best…
Nevada’s Seniors and COVID-19

Nevada’s Seniors and COVID-19

Recently, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., highlighted the need for action when she spoke on the Senate floor about vulnerable Nevadans…
Transferring Guardianships

Transferring Guardianships from another state to Nevada

A typical scenario Five years ago John was diagnosed with moderate to advanced dementia. His doctor concluded that it was no longer safe for…
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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…
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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…
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…
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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…