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It's better to do estate planning now rather than later

It is never easy to imagine what will happen to property and assets after a person is gone, but estate planning is a vital step for many Nevada residents. Some people who delay this process could find that it may be too late because of a sudden accident or debilitating illness. Estate planning can be complicated, but with the right information and assistance, it is beneficial to family.

13 charged in alleged meth distribution ring

Thirteen people were reportedly taken into custody in Florida after an undercover operation reportedly resulted in the seizure of 40 pounds of methamphetamine. According to the report, the alleged bust occurred on March 18 and involved multiple Polk County agencies.

The complication of trust administration and avoiding problems

Trust administration can be a complicated process for both the administrator and the family left behind. Those who wish to leave a trust, estate or inheritance for children and grandchildren likely have concerns regarding how to ensure their wishes are carried out properly. Nevada residents know that leaving very clear instructions for trust administration is one way to control this process.

Woman charged with DUI 2 days after release from rehab

Just two days after being released from a detox facility, a Florida woman was taken into custody in Marco Island. The woman was charged with DUI and marijuana possession after she reportedly crashed her Mercedes into another vehicle.

Florida woman facing drug charges for a second time

A Florida woman was charged with new felony drug charges when officials reportedly discovered multiple pills in her possession as she was being booked into the county jail. She was being taken into custody on March 5, after her bond was revoked in connection with previous drug charges. The defendant had been taken into custody in October 2013 on a felony drug possession charge. She was later released on a bond of $20,000.

Leaving an inheritance for children requires careful planning

Many Nevada residents want to leave an inheritance for their children. However, leaving a large sum of money for children or for personal care later in life requires careful planning and legally binding documents. The most common ways to do this are through wills and trusts, but these must be carefully drafted and legally binding.

Is an inheritance for the children part of your estate planning?

Estate planning is complicated, and it may be hard to determine how to properly divide an estate. While not every Nevada family can afford to leave an inheritance for their children, this is an important priority for many families. It is estimated that only approximately 60 percent of people plan on leaving an inheritance as part of their estate planning.

Man faces charges after home searched

A so-called "grow house" bust in the Florida city of Cape Coral has resulted in a Feb. 27 seizure of marijuana with an estimated street value of $1 million, authorities said. While neighbors reported that a strange smell emanated from the home, they told a local media outlet that they were surprised to hear that an alleged $1 million marijuana growing operation was active close by.

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