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Wills and Trusts


Las Vegas Wills and Trusts Lawyer

Looking for an attorney for wills & trusts in Las Vegas?

Are you interested in drafting a will or trust? These are great tools that can be used by Nevada residents to ensure that their rights and assets are protected in the event of their passing and keep valuables, real estate, finances and investments with beneficiaries. At The Law Offices of Brian C. Tanko, our goal is assist you in avoiding the probate process by helping you establish living trusts or legal wills now. With the guidance of our team, you can ensure that your needs will be addressed for your health, children and assets in the event that you are no longer able to make those decisions yourself. Our Las Vegas estate planning lawyers are proud to provide 18 years of experience in assisting our clients and we may be able to help you as well.

Drafting a Will

Wills are legal documents that provide all valuable information on a person’s wishes for care and property and asset distribution after their passing. In order to be legal and valid in the state of Nevada, a person must be at least 18 years of age, be of sound mind and the will itself must be signed in front of two witnesses who then must sign your will in return. The will itself does not have to be notarized to be considered legal. In the will, you will have an opportunity to name and executor, specify a guardian for yourself, minor or special needs children and list specifically what you would like done with property, real estate and financial assets in the event of your death. A properly drafted will can expedite the probate process or, if you so choose, can have your assets transferred into a trust to avoid the probate process altogether.

Living Trusts

Trusts are similar to wills in that they define your wishes for assets, property, guardianship and health care in the event you are incapacitated or pass away. A trust is a valid and legal relationship between you and an appointed trustee. The trustee holds all property and assets for the benefit of another person, known a beneficiary. You can appoint a family member or relative as the beneficiary or you yourself can be the beneficiary of your own trust. Establishing a trust with an attorney may be the best way for you and your family to avoid probate after your death.

Estate Planning Services in Clark County

If you are considered drafting a will or trust, it is important that you contact The Law Offices of Brian C. Tanko right away. Attorney Brian Tanko is dedicated to ensuring that his clients receive only the best possible representation and will work with you to meet your legal needs. Through personalized attention and exceptional service, you can have all your estate planning or probate questions answered. Do not hesitate to contact The Law Offices of Brian C. Tanko today and schedule a free case evaluation with our dedicated firm!

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