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Understanding Probate in Nevada

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Acquainting yourself with the probate process in Nevada can be a somewhat daunting task, but it does not have to be if you have a seasoned attorney overseeing your case for you. You may have many questions about how to begin and what you will need with you. Do not hesitate to seek advice from our legal team at Bowler Dixon & Twitchell LLP about your specific case.

There are no cookie-cutter solutions to planning the probate process, so we do our utmost to find a solution that is most suitable to your current situation. Our job is to set you up on the right road so that you can move ahead without running into any complications along the way.

Understanding the Probate Process

Probate is a legal process where the courts determine how to divide the assets to the family members and beneficiaries of a loved one who has passed. If there is a will, the person designated as the executor will see that all of the assets are properly distributed.

Nevada’s law regulates distribution by how much the estate is worth and its size. It may not be necessary to settle smaller estates through probate, as an example. If you need assistance familiarizing yourself with all of the details, do not hesitate to ask our Las Vegas attorneys for assistance.

Here is an outline of how probate works for the varying estate sizes:

  • Estates under $20, 000: file an Affidavit of Entitlement
  • Estates under $100, 000: use the “set aside without administration” procedure
  • Estates worth more than $100, 000 but under $200, 000: summary administration procedure
  • Estates above $200, 000: full administration

As you can see, the larger the estate, the more it would is required from you. We would be more than happy to discuss with you the requirements for your individual probate matter. We can guide you through every step of the process, from gathering any necessary documentation, such as your loved one’s will, to the appointment of an executor.

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With more than 50 years of combined experience under our belts, we at Bowen Dixon & Twitchell LLP are one of the top law firms in Las Vegas to handle your probate matter. We handle every case with respect to your family’s wishes, and yours as well. We are here to help make sense of all of the laws so that you can achieve your desired result.

Call our legal team at (702) 703-6998 or contact us online to schedule an appointment!

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