I’ve written in the past about how to transfer title of a vehicle into a beneficiary’s name after probate, and in that post reference the possibility that use of the Nevada DMV’s Affidavit for Transfer of Title for Estates Without Probate (Form VP-024) may sometimes be more appropriate. That is indeed the case when the […]
***NOTE: I only prepare or file homestead declarations for estate planning clients. The guide below is intended to provide you assistance in preparing and recording a homestead declaration on your own. Periodically I receive questions about asset protection for the client’s primary residence. In Nevada, that’s an easy problem to solve. Nevada offers one of the […]
The physical Nevada Certificate of Title form does not immediately lend itself to transferring title of a vehicle to an inheriting party. It’s barely straight-forward enough to accommodate a simple private party sale, let alone a transfer from a decedent’s estate to the deserving beneficiary. With that in mind, I did a little research, made some calls, […]
The Nevada Secretary of State offers an efficient method of renewing your annual list and business license online. Here’s a step-by-step process of making this otherwise confusing process quick and easy.
Wyoming makes it very quick and easy to renew your Wyoming LLC via its online portal. Here’s a guide to make the job even simpler.
A death certificate is the critical document in all probate matters. Whether it is to open a probate, close out bank accounts or change the ownership of a home from the deceased to a beneficiary, a death certificate is always the first piece of information an authority or institution will want to see. This government-issued […]
Regardless of where you were born, where you live, or how old you are, anybody can be an organ donor. You may have already done it. Start with your driver’s license. In states like Nevada, North Carolina and Michigan, organ donation is indicated by a red heart logo next to the license photo. Other states […]
If you thought there was nothing romantic about estate planning, you’ve never heard of a sweetheart trust. Okay, well, it may sound more romantic than it is, but this type of trust can be a wise option for you and your spouse. What is a sweetheart trust? Called a “sweetheart” trust because it gives control […]
Estate planning can be intimidating, and many people avoid getting started because they (mistakenly) assume that it’s only necessary for the very wealthy. However, basic estate planning is important for everyone – regardless income and assets. That’s because Las Vegas estate planning is about more than divvying out assets; it’s also about minimizing any unnecessary […]
When estate planning, don’t assume your heirs can maintain off your will alone. Take these steps to ensure your beneficiaries have all the wealth they need to take care of themselves and your final expenses. Set Up a Retirement Plan A retirement plan, such as a 401K or IRA adds extra room for comfort to […]