Many people feel that estate planning is something that can wait until a later time. Others may believe that it is solely for the ultra-wealthy. The fact of the matter, however, is that if you do not properly plan for the handling of your affairs then you may be subjecting your loved ones to future grief and aggravation. Furthermore, a failure to plan can result in your assets being divided in a way that is not consistent with your wishes. Retaining an experienced attorney is one of the best steps you can take towards making sure that your estate is handled in the way that you desire. Retaining counsel is also an important step towards gaining peace of mind so that you may enjoy your time with your loved ones. Our Las Vegas estate planning lawyer assists southern Nevada residents with making sure that their affairs are in order. Contact us online or by telephone today to schedule an initial consultation.
Las Vegas estate attorney helping residents create plans for handling their assets and for future medical care
There are many aspects to having a proper plan for the future. Through proper planning, one can put instructions in place for their own future medical care and for how their assets are to be divided when the time comes. Failing to have a plan in place, by contrast, can result in family members battling in Court over whether care should or should not be administered. Not having a proper plan can also result in all of one’s assets divided in a way that is pre-determined by the state of Nevada. To make matters worse, much of one’s estate can be eaten away by taxes and legal fees if they do not properly consider how their affairs are to be handled. In short, preparing for the future means less stress, animosity, and tension between one’s heirs. It also means that one can be comfortable in knowing that their wishes will be honored.
Nikki Dupree-O’Brien is an estate planning attorney serving the greater Las Vegas area and other parts of Nevada. Issues which Nikki provides assistance include:
- Creating a last will & testament
- Creating and maintaining trusts
- Assuring the proper distribution of joint accounts & property
- Drafting a power of attorney
- Establishing guardianships
Our firm understands that no two cases are the same. When you retain our firm then we will take the time to learn the specifics of your situation as well as your goals. We will then formulate a plan that is tailored to your needs. As time goes on, we will work with you to make sure that your estate documents are up to date. We understand the gravity of the decisions you are making and Nikki will give your matter the attention it both needs and deserves. Contact us today so that we may assist you.
Personalized representation for Las Vegas residents
Nikki has been practicing law in Las Vegas since 2008. She handles all matters in our office personally, meaning that you will be dealing with her and not an associate attorney. She will make sure you know what to expect from the process and will stay in contact with you as time passes so that your estate plan always reflects your current situation. Moreover, Nikki will make communicating with you a priority throughout the process. This includes promptly responding to phone calls, emails, and making sure that your questions are answered. We believe that the level of service which we offer exceeds that of other lawyers and we look forward to working with you.