Wills vs. trusts: Which Nevada estate planning method is best?

For the average person, estate planning is probably fairly confusing upfront. With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to determine what choices are best. From revocable and irrevocable trusts to asset protection to wills and heirs, the advice of an experienced Nevada estate planning attorney can prove invaluable. For many, one…

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Nevada wills only work if the families know where to find them

A will is an essential part of any Nevada estate plan; that is, of course, so long as the beneficiaries can locate it. A recent survey indicates that a significant number of individuals die without communicating the location of their wills. This, in turn, often leads to unnecessary confusion and family conflict at an already…

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6 out of 10 people have not prepared their wills

If residents of Nevada match the national average, then approximately 60% of them have not done any estate planning. A recent survey indicates that only four out of every ten adults in the U.S. have a will. While this could be due to the fact that many people believe they do not have enough assets…

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There are options for updating “broken” Nevada trusts

All too often, people tackle estate planning with a “fix it and forget it” attitude. They believe that once they’ve established their wills and trusts, they can move on without another thought. However, if more than a few years have passed since a trust was established, residents of Nevada should be aware that their trusts…

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Life insurance useful for beneficiaries of Nevada estate planning

With careful planning, residents of Nevada can use life insurance to help their beneficiaries with asset protection and other expenses after their deaths. Proceeds from life insurance should be taken into account during estate planning, as they can be liquid assets if necessary. For example, if a beneficiary is faced with a high estate tax…

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Last wills and testaments provide guidance to family and courts

After Nevada residents pass away, it is too late to communicate what they want done with the property they left behind. This is why last wills and testaments are vital for every adult. They provide guidance and instructions to surviving family members and the courts. Without wills, Nevada law will dictate who receives an individual’s…

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