Even under the old federal estate tax limitations, most households in Reno and Sparks did not have to worry about tax-saving estate planning devices. Now that the old limitations have doubled, meaning a married couple could conceivably have up to a combined twenty-two million dollar estate before they had to get tax-creative, it would seem… Read More


It’s a contractor’s nightmare. You’ve finally completed the job, all of your hours recorded and work compete. You send over the finished product and then wait. Weeks pass and you still haven’t received a check for all of your hard work. You try contacting them, sending emails and leaving voice messages, but no one picks… Read More


If you’ve run your own business for any good amount of time, you’ve likely had to threaten someone to get payment, and then heard them mutter in return: “Go ahead, take me to court.” As a Reno business attorney, it used to baffle me that people could be so cavalier about litigation. But, the longer… Read More


Whether seeking private counsel, drafting a trust or will, or simply getting a business license, lawyers are needed in many personal and commercial aspects. Not many people, especially business owners, manage to live their entire lives without looking for an attorney at least once. Attorneys can come in all shapes and sizes. To find the… Read More


With the quick rise of real estate prices, people are crossing state lines to make quick transactions. This includes hiring the trades for their building needs. This makes almost any business owner want to close the deal just as fast and get paid. The question is whether in your haste, you’ve offered the right contract?… Read More


A homeowner association, or HOA, is a private association whose tasks include creating a safe, comfortable, and aesthetic community for residents to live in. The organization works thanks to the volunteer efforts of the homeowners who live in the community. Homeowner association law is decided by the HOA Board of Directors and regulates the management… Read More