Mortgages and Deeds When it Comes to Cohabitation
I have received many questions over the years about boyfriends/girlfriends on the mortgage, but not on the deed or vice versa. There seems to be a bit of a confusion about this situation. This week, I received a call from a potential client who ended up hiring us and he and his ex-girlfriend own a […]June 26, 2020
Do Half or Step Children Inherit?
Intestate succession is when someone passes away without an estate plan, then the court has to look to the statutes to determine who will inherit. Those statutes are called intestate succession statutes. Let’s look specifically at how half siblings and stepchildren had an effect on intestate succession. If you do not have a will or […]June 12, 2020
Can you Digitally Sign a Power of Attorney in Nevada?
By Timothy Wiseman A power of attorney is a document which gives one person the authority to make certain decisions and sign certain documents on behalf of another person. They are used in a variety of situations including powers of attorney for financial matters or for healthcare matters and they are commonly used to facilitate […]June 3, 2020
What is Chain of Title?
What is Chain of Title? The easiest way to discuss chain of title is to talk about your own home, for those homeowners out there. It’s probably easiest to explain chain of title when we’re talking about our personal residence. The chain of title is essentially what is publicly recorded on your property. It’s everything […]May 22, 2020
The Importance of an Operating Agreement in an LLC
What is the importance of an operating agreement in an LLC? If you have an LLC and you’re not the only member, member refers to owner when we’re talking about LLCs, if you have a partner or multiple partners and you all are members of an LLC, then you have to have an operating agreement, […]May 22, 2020
What is Quiet Title?
What is “quiet title”? Why do you have to do it? When we talk about quiet title, it has to do with real estate and as you may know, we do a lot of real estate related litigation and transactions at our firm, so this comes up quite frequently and we’ve litigated hundreds of quiet […]May 8, 2020
How Divorce Impacts a Marital Trust
Something that has come up recently is the impact of divorce on a marital trust. In the trusts that we do at Morris Law Center, there is a section within the trust that lays out in general what happens in a divorce situation. This section is compliant with Nevada law, both the case law and […]May 1, 2020
Litigation Series Part 4: When Does Litigation End?
We are wrapping up our four-part litigation series here with the question “When does it end?” We already talked about filing a complaint and the time to answer the complaint in part one. Then, in part two we talked about the discovery process, which includes depositions and written questions to the other side as well […]April 24, 2020
Litigation Series Part 3: What is a Dispositive Motion?
We’re continuing our litigation series by talking about dispositive motions. What does a dispositive motion mean? A dispositive motion is a motion that you file generally at the end of discovery. After you’ve already obtained all the facts and documents and information you can from the other side and you think that you can win […]April 17, 2020
Can I have a Gun Trust in Nevada?
The simple answer is yes. A Gun Trust is a classified as a special purpose trust, meaning a trust set up to handle specific assets, such as guns, that may have more rules/regulations than ordinary assets. There are a couple things to consider when thinking about a Gun Trust. First, the trustee of the trust and any successor […]April 16, 2020