How much time do you have to file a civil appeal in Nevada?
By Timothy Wiseman When considering an appeal from a court’s decision in a civil lawsuit it is important to decide promptly because there is a limited time to file an appeal. How much time you have to appeal a decision is normally set by court rules and varies by which court you are appealing from. […]August 3, 2020
What is UM/UIM coverage and how does it relate to Personal Injury?
What is UM/UIM coverage and how does it relate to personal injury cases? This is a topic that came up recently, so I thought it was relevant. UM/UIM coverage stands for uninsured motorist or underinsured motorist coverage. When you get auto insurance for your vehicle, which is required in the state of Nevada right now, […]July 17, 2020
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
What to Look for When Signing a Contract
Before signing a contract, there are general things you should always look out for. We won’t cover everything here because most things are very contract specific, but there are some general things that I can give you tips on. Always make sure that you have the proper parties named in the contract. There are usually […]June 19, 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