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1 Answer | Asked in Gaming for Nevada on
Q: Is it legal to form a LLC(w/ mult members)in the state of Nevada for the purpose of entering casino sportsbook contests?

There would be an Nevada resident and a out of state Resident(s) as well as the LLC members. This would simply be so that any winnings would be declared by LLC and then distributed legally to the members based on ownership. This is not intended to bet sports or gamble in the traditional sense.... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Jul 25, 2021

Perhaps you don't understand that you have asked a Florida law question about Nevada law; you should ask it in Justia > Ask a Lawyer > Florida.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Nevada on
Q: If an employee quits or gets fired and the uniform is dirty is the company allowed to charge said employee for cleaning?

And that also goes with if the employee doesn't turn in their uniform the employer withholds their check or just charges them for the shirts for example so they can get there check. And I've known this company to withhold checks because paperwork hasn't been turned in.

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert answered on Jul 20, 2021

Employers may take deductions from your paychecks for these things, but the deduction cannot be so much that it brings your average hourly rate of pay below your state's minimum wage.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Nevada on
Q: Can they take back a job offer due to ch. 7 bankruptcy?

Files last year due to covid and most of income from partner. Got job offer and they’re doing background check. Only negative thing would be the bankruptcy. Can they take back offer due to that?

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 10, 2021

They can take back their offer for any reason or no reason at all, at any time.

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning for Nevada on
Q: How can I invoke NRS. 163.170?
Dara Joy Goldsmith
Dara Joy Goldsmith answered on Jul 2, 2021

NRS 163.170 is a trust administration statute, not an estate planning statute. In order to respond to the question and possibly determine whether that statute even applies to your situation, it would probably be better to formulate your inquiry with some facts to describe why/why not you want it... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Nevada on
Q: if i started a case rep myself then got and attorney and then the attorney fell of . can i file documents myself again

a document he provided for signature. my i file that myself since hes mia

Dara Joy Goldsmith
Dara Joy Goldsmith answered on Jun 21, 2021

You will need to file a substitution of attorney in the proper person. The self help center will have forms that you can use to achieve that objective.

2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Nevada on
Q: My father died in Las Vegas without a will. I have a estranged half sister. Does the court automatically give her half?

I’m going to file the set aside and mail her notice and wondering if I will get the entire estate if she doesn’t file an objection or will the court just automatically give her half without her showing up in court or objecting. We haven’t seen her for 30 years so the chance of her responding... Read more »

Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed answered on Jun 21, 2021

If your father died without a Will and the "estranged" daughter is his biological daughter and you and she are the only children he ever had and he died unmarried, she gets half of his estate just like you. If you fail to mention her in paperwork you file you will be committing a fraud.... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Nevada on
Q: I have a traffic citation from yesterday, June 18, 2021, for permitting my unlicensed 15 1/2 year old minor daughter to

drive on a Clark County street. I was "compliant" per officer.

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jun 19, 2021

Is your question what you should do? I would contact a traffic ticket lawyer in your area and ask him what he recommends. Depending on the circumstances of why your vehicle was pulled over, there could be some leniency on the prosecuting attorney's part.

2 Answers | Asked in Products Liability, Identity Theft, Intellectual Property and Small Claims for Nevada on
Q: Social Security Administration lost my passports when sending us back through USPS without insurance. Possible to claim?

I applied for my 3-yr old daughter's social security number for her health insurance. Because of Covid, SSA required us to submit the original copies of her and my passports at their office. Once my daughter was approved of the SSN, the SSA office sent us back the passports through uninsured... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 11, 2021

You should make a report to the post office. Take your copy of that report and make a claim to Social Security. They may want to you reapply for your daughter's passport so they have the copy of the bills. They say no, talk to your congressperson & Senators--each has a staff member to... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Probate for Nevada on
Q: PLEASE ADVISE

REFERENCE NO. 0BC21-0475

AFFIDAVIT THAT LOST IT

THE LOWER PROBATE COURT RULED THAT THE WITNESS AFFIDAVIT WAS INCORRECT AND RULED THE WITNESS NOT RELIABLE. IT WAS ESTABLISHED THAT A NEW WITNESS AFFIDAVIT MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE OBJECTION. THAT BEING SAID HERE IS THE TIME LINE... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on Jun 10, 2021

What is your question? Why aren’t you asking your attorney? This forum is for questions of a general nature. You apparently have very specific circumstances. For that sort of thing the usual advice is to consult an attorney not a free legal forum. There is nobody better suited to answer your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Nevada on
Q: HOW CAN MY GIRLFRIEND STOP HER MOM FROM KICKING HER OUT OF THE FAMILY HOME

MY FRIEND AND HER SON AND DAUGHTER AND MOM LIVE IN THE FAMILY HOME. ON APRIL 29, HER DAUGHTER DIED AND ON THE 30TH HER MOTHER ABANDONED THE HOME. NOW HER MOTHER IS SENDING TEXT MESSAGES THAT SHE NEEDS TO MOVE OUT. SHE STILL HAS NO IDEA WHERE HER MOM IS. SHE PAID THE BILLS, CARED FOR THE PETS, YARD... Read more »

Bonnie M Lonardo
Bonnie M Lonardo answered on Jun 10, 2021

I believe you might benefit from speaking to an estate planning attorney regarding this question.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Estate Planning, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Nevada on
Q: My late husband had semiconductor patents. I haven't probated yet and not sure what needs to be done. US4,697,332
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Jun 7, 2021

Talk to an attorney

Patents are property, but they expire, so depending on when he got them you may or may not have any valuable assets

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Nevada on
Q: Would a large storage tank be considered real property or personal property?
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery answered on Jun 3, 2021

If it is permanently affixed to the land or buried, then it is a fixture to the real property and thus real property. If it is designed to be moved or just sitting there, then it is personal property. There could be a separate UCC1 fixture filing on it also. This is a general statement of... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning and Securities Law for Nevada on
Q: Do the State Courts have power to compel the company to lift restrictions on its stock?

The company refuses to lift restrictions on sale from the shares I inherited from my father who was an executive. They do not provide justification, looks like it is a bad faith to force me to sell the stock through them at a much lower price.

Father passed away 10 years ago after he... Read more »

Nina Whitehurst
Nina Whitehurst answered on May 30, 2021

The answer to your question is most likely no. Corporations are subject to very strict laws regarding the issuance of stock to non-insiders. Public offerings are extremely expensive. Even private offerings must be done in accordance with strict rules requiring certain minimum disclosures and... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law for Nevada on
Q: Hello, I have a real estate contract question.

We made an offer to purchase a home and the offer was accepted. We then listed our present home for sale and it was accepted. Then we completed our inspections on the home we are purchasing and found to many defects. We are not going through with the purchase. Now we can't find a suitable home... Read more »

Michael Zamzow
Michael Zamzow answered on May 28, 2021

You'll need to contact a Nevada attorney directly regarding this, in particular you should contact an attorney before you offer to pay costs accrued.

2 Answers | Asked in Probate for Nevada on
Q: Intestate, spouse deceased, without living parents or siblings, natural, half or adopted, but surviving 1st cousins?

Do the cousins have any claim on the intestate’s estate? Intestate residency is NV and cousins in NC and MD.

Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed answered on May 26, 2021

The cousins have a claim if they are blood relatives which means that there is a common ancestor of the cousin and the deceased. I think under a strict definition of cousins, they are always blood relatives, but with divorces and blended families the term cousin may be used loosely.

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2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Probate and Real Estate Law for Nevada on
Q: I was in contract to purchase a house in probate. The house was sold to some one else in court. I had no representation.

I was told not to come to hearing unless i objected to the sale. I thought the house was to be sold to me so i didnt go. The house was sold to some one else. I had no representation at hearing to counter offer any offers at that time. I have signed contract, sent earnst money which was cashed then... Read more »

Kirk Kaplan
Kirk Kaplan answered on May 16, 2021

The short answer to your question is: Likely not.

Sale of real property through the probate process subject to court confirmation is ALWAYS subject to overbid in the in-court auction. Your signed contract, despite the estate accepting your offer, is still considered an "offer"...
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3 Answers | Asked in Trademark for Nevada on
Q: If a trademark is "dead" on the UPSTO Tess search can you file to use it as your own?
Jason Brooks
Jason Brooks answered on May 11, 2021

A dead trademark indicates that it is available for registration yes, but you'll still have to go through the registration process which entails completing and filing a registration application and demonstrating actual use in commerce.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law for Nevada on
Q: Hair stylist friend fired without being told why she is being fired.

A friend of mine who is a hair stylist was recently fired from her job without being told why, she got COVID a few months back and when she returned everyone was mad at her and wanted her fired, she attempted per her boss to fix the issue and noone would talk to her, now she was given a notice is... Read more »

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert answered on May 11, 2021

Unfortunately, employers are not required to provide a reason for termination in at-will employment states. However, if your friend suspects she was fired because she had COVID or for a discriminatory reason (i.e. based on race, sex, age, disability, or religion), then she should consult a Nevada... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Nevada on
Q: What if the child’s mother is continuously breaking the legal agreement/paperwork?

My daughters mother keeps taking her out of state without notifying me, she posts on social media that she’s drinking and I’m worried about my child’s safety. They’re in an unfamiliar area and if she’s intoxicated I don’t want her to be driving my kid around drunk. I’m too far away to... Read more »

Timothy Carignan
Timothy Carignan answered on May 9, 2021

She can get in trouble for denying you your court-approved visitation and for endangering the children, if she drinks and drives with them. You need to go to family court - preferably with an attorney- and present that evidence to the court. They will modify the order as they see fit.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Nevada on
Q: Can a judge legally order me to lock my son out of the house to force him to see his father?

We have a new judge, there is a history of mental and physical abuse. My son has recently expressed fear of his father killing him if he doesn't do as his father says.

Bonnie M Lonardo
Bonnie M Lonardo answered on May 7, 2021

In any Family Law situation involving children, Nevada judges will always first and foremost look to what is in the best interest of the children. For this reason, it follows that endangerment of a child would most certainly be a compelling reason for a judge to grant a modification of an existing... Read more »

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