HELPING NEVADA FAMILIES WITH ESTATE PLANNING, ELDER LAW AND GUARDIANSHIP

Common Mistake in Estate Plans

The Most Common Mistake in Estate Plans

A comprehensive estate plan is designed to address issues regarding the disposition of your assets upon your death; however, it will also relate…

Green Alternatives to Cremation

On May 30, 2023, Governor Lombardo approved AB 289 offering another alternative to traditional cremation. The new law broadens the state’s…
New Alzheimer's Drug Approved by FDA

New Alzheimer’s Drug Approved by FDA

Having an effective estate plan, or updating an existing plan, must be completed while you have the requisite capacity or the changes could be…
Trust protector

Is Your Trust Protected By Superman?

You may not need a superhero to watch over your trust but you should be aware of the next best thing - the Trust Protector. The revocable living…
10-million question

Updating Your Estate Plan After Divorce: Why It's Essential

Jon Peters is a movie producer associated with many well-known projects including A Star Is Born, Batman, Man of Steel, The Color Purple, and…
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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…
married spouses need a Durable Power of Attorney

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…
living will vs will

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…
Over Medicating

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…
Power of Attorney Nevada

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…
Dementia

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…
Review Your Estate Plan

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…
Social-Isolation

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…
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…