Jeffrey Burr Happenings


Attorney Jason Walker has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Financial Planning Association of Nevada. The FPA is the premier association for financial planning professionals. They provide a forum in which financial planning professionals can share ideas and resources and develop professionally. http://www.fpanv.org/ As of January 2010, Attorney David Grant is a […]
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This week at Jeffrey Burr (2/22 – 2/26/10)


Wednesday, 2/24: Attorneys Jason Walker, David Grant, and Jeremy Cooper will be attending the Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council (SNEPC) meeting held at the Las Vegas Country Club. Lawrence Brody of Bryan Cave will be presenting on “What’s Hot and What’s Not in Sophisticated Insurance Planning-A Survey.” Thursday, 2/25: Attorney Jeremy Cooper is attending the […]
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Cremation: Serious & Entertaining – “Wildcat Scattering”


My general and limited observation is that more and more people are selecting cremation for their end-of-life plans. As one might imagine, estate planning attorneys hear some interesting requests regarding cremation and the ultimate disposal of one’s ashes. Our office is no exception. Most requests are dignified and tasteful. Some are also very entertaining. On […]
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This Week at Jeffrey Burr (2/16/10 – 2/10/10)


Wednesday, 2/17: Attorneys Jeremy Cooper and Jason Walker will be attending the Mormon Business Association Luncheon at the American Heritage Academy. Wednesday, 2/17: Attorney David Grant will be Co-Hosting the Entrepreneur Life Radio Show from 1-2pm on AM 970. Click here to listen. Thursday, 2/18: Attorney Jeremy Cooper will be attending the Nevada Society of […]
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Is Estate Tax Legislation Upon Us?


It appears as though Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell are in talks to negotiate a deal in which a bipartisan jobs bill and an estate tax bill would make their way through the Senate without much pushback from either side. Word on the street is that Senator Reid’s legislation […]
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Asset Protection in Nevada: a Diversion from the Current State of Estate Tax


In Nevada’s most recent legislative session, significant changes were made to NRS 166,Nevada’s statute governing asset protection trusts. We believe these changes, which became effective on October 1, 2009, further validate Nevada’s asset protection trusts, or Nevada On-shore Trusts (NOSTs), as legitimate and effective asset protection and wealth preservation tools. Some highlights of the recent […]
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Undue Influence on the Elderly


As part of our trust and estate litigation section we have encountered an increasing number of elder exploitation cases wherein a person in a confidential relationship (son, daughter, caregiver, close friend) uses this relationship of trust to influence an elderly individual to execute dispositive instruments leaving the bulk of the elderly individual’s estate to the […]
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