What Happens if I Pass Away Without a Will?
What happens if someone passes away without a Will? If you pass away and you do not have an Estate Plan in place (or an established Will or Trust), the court will be forced to look at Nevada Law to determine who gets what. When this happens, your personal wishes and where your Estate should […]July 16, 2021
Is “Do Not Resuscitate” Part of an Estate Plan?
Is “Do Not Resuscitate” part of an Estate Plan? Around the Gavel by Morris Law Center · Is “Do Not Resuscitate” Part of an Estate Plan? | Around the Gavel Episode 74 The simple answer is yes, it is part of the incapacity planning documents in an Estate Plan. A “Do Not Resuscitate” Order is […]July 9, 2021
How You Sell a House Through Probate
How do you sell a house through Probate? When someone passes away, one of the major assets left behind is generally the home that they live in and own. Unless the home is in an Estate Plan and they’ve prepared what they want done with it when the owner passes, that home is going to […]July 2, 2021
Holding Your Property In Joint Tenancy
What is holding your property in Joint Tenancy? Around the Gavel by Morris Law Center · Holding Your Property In Joint Tenancy | Around the Gavel Episode 72 The technical term for this is “Joint Tenancy with Rights of Survivorship”, and it is actually an Estate Planning tool. In some instances, you are holding […]June 25, 2021
What You Need to Start Your Estate Plan
What do you need to start an Estate Plan? Many people think that going to an attorney and getting an Estate Plan is going to be a long, drawn-out process. They also assume they are going to have to bring a ton of documents and a ton of information in order to get anything done. […]June 18, 2021
The Top Reason People Have Estate Plans
What is the Top Reason people have Estate Plans? Around the Gavel by Morris Law Center · The Top Reason People Have Estate Plans | Around the Gavel Episode 70 The Top Reason you should get an Estate Plan is for your family. It’s already a very difficult time for your family if you were […]June 11, 2021
What is an Estate?
What is an Estate and why do I need Estate Planning? An Estate is comprised of both Real and/or Personal property. Real Property is generally defined as something that is fixed permanently to one location, including land and anything that is built on the land. Personal Property tends to include possessions of most any kind […]June 4, 2021
What is Probate?
What is Probate? Probate is the court process of transferring a descendant assets to their heirs, such as changing the name on the title of a house. When someone passes away, if they don’t have an Estate Plan (an order delegating who would to take possession of the decedent’s estate), a Probate case will need […]May 28, 2021
What Happens if I Inherit an NFA Firearm?
One question many NFA firearm owners do not think about is whether or not they need to place their guns into their trust. Firearms are a form of personal property and all personal property must appear in the inventory of the estate. In Nevada, firearms are not required to be registered. It is even legal […]May 21, 2021
The Importance of Pre-Nups for Estate Planning and Real Estate Purposes
Although we are not Family Law Attorneys, we would like to discuss Pre-Nups. Prenuptual Agreements always come into play in every area of law, and today we will discuss in particular how they relate to Real Estate Law and Estate Planning. Around the Gavel by Morris Law Center · Importance of Pre-Nups for Estate Planning and […]May 14, 2021