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
Litigation Series Part 2: What is Discovery?
Today we’re continuing our litigation series with “What is discovery?” When we jump into the question, what is the discovery process? The reason I mentioned this is because it is part of the litigation process. It’s what happens after you file your complaint. You serve it on the other side, the other side answers. And […]April 10, 2020
Landlord Maintenance and Unpaid Rent During COVID-19
There are many uncertainties surfacing during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the main areas of concern for Landlords and Tenants alike is how to fulfill their contractual obligations while navigating the very real impacts of C-19. If you are a Tenant, you may be wondering if you need to pay rent – the answer is […]April 8, 2020
Does the novel coronavirus allow a commercial tenant to avoid paying rent — or terminate a lease — without penalty in Nevada?
The novel coronavirus is impacting life throughout much of the world right now. Nevada’s Governor Sisolak declared a state of emergency on March 12, 2020. As part of that, the Governor began taking other administrative steps in an attempt to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease. On March 29, […]April 7, 2020
Litigation Series Part 1: When Does Litigation Start?
This is the first blog of a 4-part series on litigation. We’re going to begin here with the question When does litigation start? That’s a frequently asked question. And then the second part of this series we’ll talk about discovery and the discovery process. Third part of this series, we’re going to talk about what […]April 6, 2020
Attorney Liens in California vs. Attorney Liens in Nevada
Attorney liens are completely different in California than they are in Nevada. In Nevada and most states, attorney liens are generally creatures of statute. In California, they are entirely governed by contract with case law and ethical rules providing some limits, generally in a client’s favor. See e.g. Carroll v. Interstate Brands Corp., 99 Cal. App. 4th […]March 31, 2020
5 Things You Should Do Right After an Auto Accident
People often ask what they should do if they are in an accident. Here are five things you should do if you are involved in an accident. Call 911 if anyone’s injured. If not, then you might call 311. Look for witnesses right away. Are there any third party independent witnesses that saw the accident? […]March 27, 2020
Employment Law for Employees and Employers in the Times of the Coronavirus
This is part of an interview between Brian Morris and Jeffrey Gronich of The Office of Jeffrey Gronich. With business closures and lay-offs happening due to the coronavirus, we want to talk about employment law because that’s one of the main questions that I’m getting. Although we handle business law here at Morris Law Center, […]March 26, 2020
How to Protect my Family During the Coronavirus Outbreak
People are asking how to protect their family during this Coronavirus situation. Of course, we all know the typical things to do, the washing of the hands and doing the social distancing and all of that stuff. What comes up legally is to talk about estate planning in general, which also includes incapacity planning. I […]March 17, 2020
Sarah talks to Bonnie Lonardo from LJ Law about prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
This is part of an interview between Sarah Morris and Bonnie Lonardo from LJ Law, transcribed from an episode of Around the Gavel by Morris Law Center. Miss Bonnie Lonardo is the owner of LJ Law and she practices in the area of family law, bankruptcy, and foreclosure defense. How long have you been practicing? […]March 13, 2020