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 any 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, our lawyers have more than five decades of combined experience in helping clients protect and preserve their legacies, using the tools of estate planning and probate representation. We know that when you are experiencing tough times, 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.
We help our clients 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 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 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.
Nevada Probate Is Complex. Let Us Help You.
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 is completed as efficiently as possible.
At Alterwitz Katz, LLP, our probate lawyers have guided many clients through the probate process and helped them to fulfill their responsibilities as estate executors. We can remove your heavy burden of estate administration and probate, and assist you in ensuring all estate-related matters are handled in a timely manner.
If your loved one died in Nevada, but you are unable to travel or are in a remote location, we may be able to handle your probate matter by phone and email.