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Ashes to ashes

Ashes to ashes…

A Florida couple’s twenty-three-year-old son, single and without children, died in a tragic automobile accident. He left no will and no written or verbal instructions for disposition of his body. His…
Law and Out of Order2

Last Will & Testament - Probate Court

A Last Will and Testament is a legal document in which a person names one or more persons to manage his or her estate. In the Last Will and Testament, a person will be able to identify exactly how they would like their property and possessions to be distributed among specific people.
Inheriting Property Subject to a Mortgage

Inheriting Property Subject to a Mortgage

Generally, a creditor’s notice must be sent to every creditor to whom the Decedent owed money to at the time of death.  NRS 147.010.  If the creditor does not file a claim within a particular period…
How to Avoid Probate?

How to Avoid Probate?

Probate is a legal process which takes place after someone dies. The legal process includes validating the Decedent’s Will.
Estate Administration

Estate Administration

Estate Administration What exactly is estate administration? This is a question that you may find you are asking yourself if you have just lost a loved one. Estate administration is the process of carrying…
Starting Probate

Starting Probate

Finding out that a loved one has passed can be very difficult. You are going to be dealing with the stress of the death, in addition to having to figure out what to do with all of their possessions. When…
What the probate is

Defining Probate

If you were to tell someone that you were dealing with a Probate case, many people would not understand what that means. While some people may understand the process, defining probate may be needed to…
Drizin Law - Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

Did you know? Depending upon the state you live in, Death and Taxes within your estate will determine your probate fee's.
Contesting Wills

Contesting Wills

There are many times when people learn that a loved one has passed, and then discover that the Will they left behind wasn’t exactly what they were expecting. If you thought that you were going to benefit…
Drizin Law - All is not lost!

All is not lost!

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is difficult, at best.  Now, you are trying to handle the passing of their assets and know that your mother or father had a Will; however, it’s nowhere to be found.
Estate Administration

Be Prepared

Be prepared,  is a statement that we hear very often. In all aspects, it is important that we are prepared for what is going to happen. There are different ways in which you can prepare for disaster,…
Facts About A Last Will and Testament

Facts About A Last Will and Testament

A Last Will and Testament is a legal declaration in which a person names one or more persons to manage his or her estate. In the Last Will and Testament, a person will be able to state how they would like…
Communicating About Estate Planning

What Matters Are Involved With Probates

Probate is a legal process in which the deceased person’s assets are divided among the living heirs according to Nevada Law or the beneficiaries at the direction of the Decedent’s Will.  When you…
Worse than “Snakes on a Plane”

Worse than “Snakes on a Plane”

Could there be anything worse than Snakes on a Plane? A Maryland couple are suing the seller and her agent claiming they knew the house was infested with snakes.  The buyers, during the course of…
Law and Out of Order

Law and Out of Order

So when is Law and out of order? Even if someone creating a Will has testamentary capacity, a document can still be set aside as invalid if undue influence exists as a New Hampshire police officer recently learned.
Nevada Probate Attorney Fees

Why Hire A Probate Attorney

Why hire a Probate Attorney when you are dealing with an estate? Well, there is a really good reason for that. When someone you know passes away, their belongings go into what is called an estate. There…
Fiduciary Duty

Fiduciary Duty

Fiduciary Duty: Trustees and personal representatives of an estate are fiduciaries and have certain duties and obligations that must be met. If they breach their duty as a fiduciary, they may be removed from their role and may be personally liable for any losses that they have caused.
Las Vegas, Nevada Drizin Law - wills

Three Misconceptions Regarding Wills

Three Misconceptions Regarding Wills, wills are like many other legal documents: most people have an idea of what they are, but do not fully understand them until they go through the process of getting…