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Are Inherited IRAs Protected From Creditors?


The United States Supreme Court addressed this question in the context of bankruptcy laws on June 12, 2014 in its decision in Clark v. Rameker.  In that case, the question presented was whether funds contained in an inherited IRA qualify as “retirement funds” within the meaning of the federal bankruptcy exemption. In short, the United States Supreme […]
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Nevada Transplants-The Need For An Estate Plan Check-up


According to a recent news article, the vast majority of the recent population growth in Clark County, Nevada, is from an influx of baby boomers relocating from different states. This trend is expected to continue as baby boomers reach retirement.  A baby boomer is commonly defined as a person born during the post World War Two […]
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Holographic Wills in Nevada


A holographic will is a handwritten last will and testament written and signed by the Testator.  Nevada law provides: NRS 133.090  Holographic will. A holographic will is a will in which the signature, date and material provisions are written by the hand of the testator, whether or not it is witnessed or notarized. It is subject to no […]
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