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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 for my Parents? If one or both of your parents have…
Open Houses Prohibited and Mitigation Precautions Required

Open Houses Prohibited and Mitigation Precautions Required

On April 8, 2020, Governor Sisolak signed Declaration of Emergency Direct 013 which indicates that it shall not be construed to limit the sales of real estate during the state of emergency.  Nevertheless,…
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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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Video on Coronavirus: Disclosure Issues

Understanding that licensees and real estate agents have reasonable concerns about the current coronavirus outbreak, we've decided to address these issues. In this video we will discuss disclosure issues including the Seller’s obligation to disclose to buyers if he/she or someone in the household has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Video on Coronavirus Update for Nevada Real Estate Licensees

Dear Real Estate Licensees: We have put together a short legal video for Nevada Agents and Brokers addressing concerns regarding the Coronavirus. Please note, this training is for informational purposes…
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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…
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 understand the concerns in these difficult times and want…
Difference Between Guardianship and Adoption

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 are temporarily absent, such as when they are away serving…
Duty of Buyer’s Agent to Review the SRPD

Duty of Buyer’s Agent to Review the SRPD

On February 6, 2019, the Texas Court of Appeals reversed a trial court’s dismissal of a lawsuit by the Buyer against their agent. Calhoun v. I-20 Team Real Estate, LLC, 2019 WL 456892. Not surprisingly,…
Maybe try a “Sleep Divorce” First

Thinking about Divorce? Maybe try a “Sleep Divorce” First

I went to an open house not long ago, and the Realtor showed me the Master bedroom, and he said, “See anything unusual?” He was referring to the set of separate queen beds the couple used. It was a…
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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…
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Payable-on-Death (POD) Accounts: Do You Need It?

What Is Payable on Death (POD)? A payable on death account is a type of bank account that will transfer to the person designated automatically after the account owner dies. Checking, savings, and certificate…
Nevada Child Support Laws

Nevada Child Support Laws Get Massive Overhaul

In a shakeup that hasn’t occurred in more than 30 years, Nevada has drastically modified how much people pay for child support. What was once an east straight calculation is now somewhat more complicated.…
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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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Solar Energy creates unique challenges and potential agent liability issues

In June 2019 Governor Steve Sisolak signed a solar access bill that directs NV Energy to develop between three and 10 solar access programs for low-income customers, residential customers who can’t install…
2 Free CE's in Pahrump

2 Free CE's in Pahrump - March 11, 2020

Please join us for two free Real Estate CE's to be held March 11, 2020. You must RSVP by calling (702) 798-4955.  
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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…