Las Vegas Elder Law And Probate Blog

Assigning roles in your estate plan

If you’re like most people in Nevada or elsewhere across the country, you probably don’t typically sit around talking about your own mortality. In fact, you might consider yourself the type of person who would rather avoid the topic. The fact is, however, that every...

Don’t make these executor mistakes

The Nevada probate process can be complex and stressful. If you’re named as an executor, you must fulfill numerous responsibilities. Accepting this position means that you will play a key role in identifying the decedent’s assets and beneficiaries, as well as other...

Understand these probate issues ahead of time

There’s no way to predict with 100% certainty when your spouse or elderly parent is going to die. In either situation, there may come a time when you must navigate the probate process, which can be complex and stressful for someone who is not well-versed in Nevada...

Important planning issues regarding Medicaid

Perhaps you are one of many adult children in Nevada who are currently trying to help an aging parent plan for long-term care. The elder population often encounters Medicaid challenges and other problem issues that can impede one’s eligibility or delay entrance into...

Read this before naming an estate executor

Choosing an executor is a top priority for most Nevada residents who are planning their estates. The person named takes on a solemn responsibility to make sure that the decedent’s assets are distributed according to his or her instructions in a last will and...

Understanding the probate process

If you feel nervous whenever someone mentions legal proceedings, you’re definitely not the only person in Nevada who does. Many people shy away from legal topics of discussion because they don’t have a specific legal background and may not understand complex issues....

Has someone asked you to be an estate executor?

You’ve always considered yourself a helpful person and one who enjoys assisting others in need. Maybe it goes all the way to back to your youth, when people knew they could count on you to volunteer or help if they asked for your assistance. Sometimes, it’s not a good...

When is probate necessary in Nevada?

If you have had an elderly relative or a close friend die, you could find yourself in the position of executor of their estate. That, in turn, might make you question whether it is necessary for the estate to go through the probate process of the state of Nevada. The...