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G. Mark Albright

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Accident & Injury, Business, Lawsuit & Dispute, Real Estate Other, Estate
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Mr. Albright is a practicing lawyer in Las Vegas, NV, he has been serving Las Vegas for over 40 years. Mr. Albright practices in the areas of Civil Li... (more)

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Robert Wayne Lueck Lawyer

Robert Wayne Lueck

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Divorce & Family Law, Wills & Probate, Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Mediation

While serving as a Family Court Judge Robert Lueck identified the important need for alternative methods of settling divorces outside of the over-crow... (more)

Sean Michael Tanko Lawyer

Sean Michael Tanko

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Estate, Estate Planning, Trusts, Wills & Probate, Power of Attorney
Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration

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Darren L. Weiss

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Estate, Trusts, Business Organization, Limited Liability Companies, Wills
Southern Nevada Estate Planning

Mr. Weiss has been serving Southern Nevada since he was admitted to the Nevada State Bar in 2000. Since becoming an Attorney, he has earned many disti... (more)

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Kari J. Hanratty

Family Law, Estate Planning, Child Support, Adoption, Divorce
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Estate, Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Wills & Probate, Family Law
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Business Organization, Eminent Domain, Banking & Finance, Wills & Probate, Construction
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Business Organization, Family Law, Personal Injury, Wills & Probate, Trusts
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Shelley D. Krohn

Bankruptcy, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Wills & Probate
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Contract, Estate Planning, Litigation, Personal Injury, Real Estate
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LEGAL TERMS

AB TRUST

A trust that allows couples to reduce or avoid estate taxes. Each spouse puts his or her property in an AB trust. When the first spouse dies, his or her half of... (more...)
A trust that allows couples to reduce or avoid estate taxes. Each spouse puts his or her property in an AB trust. When the first spouse dies, his or her half of the property goes to the beneficiaries named in the trust -- commonly, the grown children of the couple -- with the crucial condition that the surviving spouse has the right to use the property for life and is entitled to any income it generates. The surviving spouse may even be allowed to spend principal in certain circumstances. When the surviving spouse dies, the property passes to the trust beneficiaries. It is not considered part of the second spouse's estate for estate tax purposes. Using this kind of trust keeps the second spouse's taxable estate half the size it would be if the property were left directly to the spouse. This type of trust is also known as a bypass or credit shelter trust.

NET ESTATE

The value of all property owned at death less liabilities or debts.

RULE AGAINST PERPETUITIES

An exceedingly complex legal doctrine that limits the amount of time that property can be controlled after death by a person's instructions in a will. For examp... (more...)
An exceedingly complex legal doctrine that limits the amount of time that property can be controlled after death by a person's instructions in a will. For example, a person would not be allowed to leave property to her husband for his life, then to her children for their lives, then to her grandchildren. The gift would potentially go to the grandchildren at a point too remote in time.

ADMINISTRATRIX

An outdated term for a female administrator -- the person appointed by a court to handle probate on behalf of someone who died without a will. Now, whether male... (more...)
An outdated term for a female administrator -- the person appointed by a court to handle probate on behalf of someone who died without a will. Now, whether male or female, this person is called the administrator.

DEATH TAXES

Taxes levied at death, based on the value of property left behind. Federal death taxes are called estate taxes. Some states levy inheritance taxes on people who... (more...)
Taxes levied at death, based on the value of property left behind. Federal death taxes are called estate taxes. Some states levy inheritance taxes on people who inherit property.

MARITAL LIFE ESTATE TRUST

See AB trust.

GRANTOR RETAINED INCOME TRUST

Irrevocable trusts designed to save on estate tax. There are several kinds; with all of them, you keep income from trust property, or use of that property, for ... (more...)
Irrevocable trusts designed to save on estate tax. There are several kinds; with all of them, you keep income from trust property, or use of that property, for a period of years. When the trust ends, the property goes to the final beneficiaries you've named. These trusts are for people who have enough wealth to feel comfortable giving away a substantial hunk of property. They come in three flavors: Grantor-Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs), Grantor-Retained Unitrusts (GRUTs) and Grantor-Retained Income Trusts (GRITs).

BANKRUPTCY ESTATE

All of the property you own when you file for bankruptcy, except for most pensions and educational trusts. The trustee technically takes control of your bankrup... (more...)
All of the property you own when you file for bankruptcy, except for most pensions and educational trusts. The trustee technically takes control of your bankruptcy estate for the duration of your case.

SUMMARY PROBATE

A relatively simple probate proceeding available for 'small estates,' as that term is defined by state law. Every state's definition is different, and many are ... (more...)
A relatively simple probate proceeding available for 'small estates,' as that term is defined by state law. Every state's definition is different, and many are complicated, but a few examples include estates worth up to $100,000 in California; New York estates where property, excluding real estate and amounts that must be set aside for surviving family members, is worth $20,000 or less; and Texas estates where the value of property doesn't exceed what is needed to pay a family allowance and certain creditors.