Understanding the Guardianship Process in Las Vegas Nevada

What is Guardianship

No-one likes the idea of getting old and feeble and progressively losing the ability to look after yourself, but in the end it happens to nearly everyone. Here in Nevada, it’s quite possible for an elderly person to need caring for, yet they have no immediate family to do so and are dependent on a Guardian. The Guardianship process has been under the spotlight recently as there have been many … [Read more...]

What Did You Know About Nevada’s Unique law on Electronic Wills?

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Wills are very important legal documents. They are also very old fashioned in the sense that just about everywhere in the civilized world there must be a paper document with a signature on it made by the person who has made the will. You would think that in this day and age of electronic communication and data storage that there would be an opportunity for electronic will making. And there is, … [Read more...]

Finding a Balance: Nevada’s Landlord Tenant Laws

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Whether you are contemplating getting into the real estate market in order to make money from renting property or simply looking for a decent place to rent, it pays to learn more about Nevada’s landlord tenant laws. They are meant to find a balance between protecting the landlord and protecting the tenant, which is not necessarily always straightforward or easy. If you are a landlord already or … [Read more...]

Equitable Adoption in Nevada

adoption in Nevada

Divorce can be a messy business, especially here in Nevada. Nevada and Maine have the highest rates of divorce in the country, although Florida, Kentucky, Oklahoma and Oregon come close. Nevada had a 14% rate of divorce recorded last year. One of the most challenging aspects of a divorce is working out who is going to gain custody of children and who is responsible for paying for spouse and … [Read more...]

A Nevada Prenuptial Agreement Explained

Prenuptual Agreement in Nevada

There is a general conception that divorce rates are on the rise. In fact, there seems to be no real statistical evidence to back that up, at least in the last decade. However, whether the rate of divorce is rising or not, it is still quite high, especially in states like ours. Nevada has the dubious distinction of sharing the country’s highest divorce rate (with Maine!). It’s no wonder that many … [Read more...]

Applying for Copyright for Your Business in Nevada

Copyright Infringement

Theoretically, you should not need to register an original item your business has created for copyright as the very act of creating something novel should be automatically protected by federal law. However, applying for copyright does provide you with greater protection as it means that there will be fewer attempts at infringement. Copyright protection may be useful if your business website or … [Read more...]

Getting Divorced in Nevada

Divorce in Nevada

Going through the motions of separation and divorce after being married can be a very stressful process. There are decisions to be made about property and assets, spousal support and child custody as well as financial support for any children. In some cases, decisions can be quite amicable and there is no need for an attorney’s help or the court to intervene and make a ruling of its own. However, … [Read more...]

Why You Should Take Out Commercial Title Insurance in Nevada

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Title insurance is insurance against the chance that recognition of the title of property being bought is challenged by another party at some later stage. Title insurance can be obtained when acquiring either commercial or residential property. Generally, because of the much higher financial transactions involved in acquiring commercial property, title insurance is always recommended when … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips for Improving Your Credit After Bankruptcy

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The process of getting out of debt is never simple yet for some individuals, filing personal bankruptcy is the only light at the end of the tunnel. Almost 1.1 million Americans filed bankruptcy in 2013, with the majority of cases entailing individuals seeking Chapter 7 relief. If you're being harassed by debt collectors or you merely can not pay, this can be the only way to get some relief. The … [Read more...]

Are E-signatures Valid and Legally Binding for Business Communication?

Are E-Signatures legally binding?

Most people remember the time when business documents had to be printed off then manually signed in order to be considered legal. This took quite a lot of time as the signed document then either had to be sent by ordinary mail or courier or scanned and sent by email. Even the latter was questionable as a scanned signature was somehow regarded as less “official” than “real” signatures. That has now … [Read more...]