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Trusts vs. Wills

Posted on June 10, 2014 by J. Mahe


One of the most common questions that people ask when they start thinking about preparing an estate plan is whether they need a Living Trust or if a Last Will and Testament is sufficient for their needs.  Almost without fail people follow that question by asking why a Living Trust is more expensive to prepare...Continue Reading

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Do I need to become the guardian for my disabled or elderly loved one?

Posted on June 26, 2014 by J. Mahe


Most people have heard the recent news regarding Casey Kasim and the dispute as to who has the legal right to make decisions for him, specifically which family members get to see him.  Obviously everyone hopes that they will never end up in a situation like Mr. Kasim. Nonetheless...Continue Reading

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Is there an advantage to incorporating my new business?

Posted on July 28, 2014 by J. Mahe


Starting a new business is exciting and often overwhelming as nearly anyone who has done it can tell you.  There are many new tasks to undertake and lots of new information to process.  The goal in addressing all of the issues that arise in undertaking this exciting new challenge is to find the best solution for your business to succeed...Continue Reading

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I have been sued.  Now what?

Posted on January 9, 2015 by J. Mahe


Obviously being sued, regardless of the circumstances, causes individuals to experience a variety of emotions, including fear, anger and sometimes remorse.  Often people have one of two responses, both of which should be avoided.  First...Continue Reading

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What is the process for litigation?

Posted on January 16, 2015 by J. Mahe


If you find yourself involved in a lawsuit, you are undoubtedly curious as to how the process will work and what to expect next.  Even if you have counsel it is sometimes confusing and hard to understand exactly how the steps of a lawsuit will work.  Obviously each case...Continue Reading

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Are there different types of probate?

Posted on January 23, 2015 by J. Mahe


In the state of Nevada there are several different types of probate.  The easiest way to imagine the types of probate is to think of them as different levels of probate depending upon the value of the estate at issue.  The first level of probate, for the nominal estate, requires...Continue Reading

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What is the difference between corporate Directors and Officers?

Posted on January 29, 2015 by J. Mahe


There are many small businesses that are formed and operated entirely by a small group of people.  Despite the fact that the businesses have been incorporated and are thus subject to the laws related to corporations, in those instances it is often hard for people to understand the different roles in which they are acting because they are...Continue Reading

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What is the eviction process in Nevada?

Posted on February 6, 2015 by J. Mahe


Though it seems a simple question, what is the process that must be utilized to evict a tenant in Nevada, the answer is far from simple.  This is because the required process varies depending upon several factors associated with the tenancy.  The most important factor is...Continue Reading

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Can a Homeowners' Association Evict a Tenant?

Posted on February 26, 2015 by J.Mahe


An extremely common issue faced by Homeowners’ Associations (“HOAs”) and their members, the individuals owning property within the area governed by the HOA, is what oversight the HOA has over tenants within the HOA.  The issue arises when an individual owner of a unit...Continue Reading

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Does a Homeowner's Association lien have priority over a Deed of Trust?

Posted on March 11, 2015 by J. Mahe


This is an issue that has been heavily debated in Nevada among lawyers for several years.  According to NRS Chapter 116 a homeowners association (“HOA”) lien for unpaid assessments receives super priority status for 9 months of the unpaid assessments.  At the same time many...Continue Reading