Las Vegas Probate Attorneys
Death is never convenient. No matter how much you may have prepared for your loved one’s death, it is almost always a time of confusion and anxiety when it comes.
When your spouse, parent or other loved one dies, you may not have the time you need to think things through. Often, the people least equipped to make important decisions involving money and property are forced to make those decisions quickly.
At Alterwitz Katz, LLP, in Las Vegas, Nevada, our lawyers have decades of combined experience in helping clients to protect and preserve their legacies, using the tools of estate planning and probate representation. We know that you are experiencing tough times, and that you need the help of an attorney you can trust. We can help you avoid lengthy legal action and family conflicts through our estate administration and probate services.
Retain our legal team, and we can assist you with:
- Estate administration: If you own property or have been appointed as personal representative to an estate, our attorneys can advise you on managing financial accounts, real estate, trusts and other important assets. We can help you to fulfill all of your legal responsibilities toward the estate while protecting you from legal exposure.
- Probate: If you are a personal representative, our attorneys can help you by documenting all assets, paying all debts and completing the probate court process. We can help you probate a will under the supervision of the district court. We can help you to locate family members and other beneficiaries, and pay estate taxes properly. If the estate in question is small, we can help you save money and time by pursuing a simplified form of probate employing affidavits of entitlement or set-asides.
- Probate litigation: Whether you are a personal representative, an heir, beneficiary or creditor, our legal team can ably represent your interests in estate litigation, including will contests.
We Simplify The Complexities Of Nevada Probate
Probate can be complicated and time consuming. It is not unusual for the Nevada probate process to take several weeks for a simple estate, and longer than a year for a complicated estate. By hiring our experienced law firm, you can avoid mistakes and ensure the probate process happens as efficiently as possible.
At Alterwitz Katz, LLP, our Las Vegas probate lawyers have safely guided many clients through the hazards of probate and helped them to fulfill their responsibilities while meeting their goals. Retain our law firm, and we will answer your questions and help you to complete all of the legal steps required of you.
We can remove your heavy burden of estate administration and probate, and ensure all estate-related matters are handled to your wishes and according to law. If you are unable to travel or are in a remote location, we may be able to handle your probate matter by phone and email.