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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 binding but before the transaction can proceed, the following…
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Which of Your Assets Are Considered Probate Assets?

Inheriting some items can lead to the inevitable probate process, the legal procedure that is required but can take a long time to establish who is entitled to what. Plenty of assets do not require probate,…
Why You Need A New HCPOA

Why You Need A New HCPOA

   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lee Drizin: Hi, everyone. This is Attorney Lee Drizin. Today, we're going to be talking about why you need a new durable power of attorney for health care decisions.…
Life Sustaining Treatment

Life Sustaining Treatment

   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lee Drizin: Hi everyone. This is attorney Lee Drizin, and we're going to talk today about declarations regarding the withdrawal or continuation of life-sustaining treatment…
Las Vegas Revie -Journal Award

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 Estate Law Best Divorce Law Best Law Firm Best Family Law We…
What is HCPOA

Health Care Power of Attorneys

 VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lee Drizin: Hi, everyone. This is Attorney Lee Drizin. Today, we're going to be talking about what you should know about Durable Powers of Attorney for Health Care Decisions.…
Understanding a pour-over will

Understanding a Pour-Over Will

Estate planning is an essential process that you must carry out if you want to make sure that your loved ones are provided for once you have passed. The whole idea of estate planning is to decide where…
Do You Know What Your Health Care Agent Can and Cannot Do?

Do You Know What Your Health Care Agent Can and Cannot Do?

A Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions (a “DPOA”) enables you (the “principal”) to provide instructions to a third party (the “agent”) regarding crucial decisions when you are…
Cremation, Organ Donation, Funeral Arrangements and Your Estate Plan

Cremation, Organ Donation, Funeral Arrangements and Your Estate Plan

Few decisions could be more personal than the disposition of your remains upon your passing. Nevertheless, many estate plans fail to address these highly emotional issues. Estate planning is one of the…
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Living Trusts v. Wills

There are several differences between a living trust and a will. The following infographic explains just a few of those differences. To view more infographics, please access our library.
What if the Executor Doesn't Probate the Will?

What if the Executor Doesn't Probate the Will?

What Does Probate for a Will Mean? Have you wondered “what is a will and probate”? The word “probate” originated from the Latin word “probate” which means “to prove.” A will is a legal…
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The Need to Review and Revise Your Estate Plan – Part 2

Learn about important changes in the law that warrant everyone to consider revising their estate plan. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lee Drizin: Hi, everyone, this is Atty. Lee Drizin, and this is part two…
Need to Review and Revise Your Estate Plan – Part 1

The Need to Review and Revise Your Estate Plan – Part 1

Learn about the dangers of oral promises; problems resulting from "do it yourself "changes, and the most important reasons to review and revise your estate plan. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Lee Drizin: Hi,…
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Supermarkets Offer Special “Senior Hours”

Coronavirus fears have resulted in people all over the world rushing to stack up on hand sanitizer, toilet paper and other products and to clear store shelves of produce, fresh meat and anything else they…
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5 Important Things You Should Know About Being a Beneficiary.

A “beneficiary” is a person that is identified in a Will or Trust to receive a distribution of all or a part of the Estate. An “heir” is a person identified by the statute to receive all or a part…
most important clause in estate planning

The most important clause in estate planning

The two most common devices for distributing your assets upon death are a will and trust. Both documents should contain language that provide for the distribution of your assets and this can be completed…
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How Long After Probate Can a Will be Contested?

Can a Will be Contested After Probate? When you learn that you were left out of a will, or that your inheritance is a smaller portion of the estate than you anticipated, or you believe the will is invalid…
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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.…