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Reno Elder Law Attorneys

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  • 39 years in business
Chris C.
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Mr. Malikowski went above and beyond the task at hand. His fees were reasonable, and he was very professional and thorough. We got what we needed for our situation, fast! I do highly recommend Paul Malikowski for your legal needs.

  • 24 years in business

I have been providing quality legal services to Lake Tahoe, Reno and Roseville for over 27 years. I am a Certified Family Law Specialist recognized by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. My practice focuses on Family Law, Trusts and Estates and Mediation.


Through the past five decades, the firm has achieved a reputation of success in Nevada and California in a wide range of cases including personal injury, product defect, trucking accidents, and more.


Reno personal injury attorney Gene Drakulich is devoted to helping Northern Nevadans in all areas of personal injury, criminal defense, DUI, auto accidents, and other felonies.


Do you need legal help? We have been successful over 35 years in criminal, bankruptcy, divorce, and personal injury law. The first consultation is always free, and the fees are affordable! Please call Jerry Wright-Attorney At Law, or come by at 326 West Liberty Street, Reno, Nevada 89501. Tell them Ernie sent you! Our door is always open.


William J Routsis serves the Northern Nevada and California areas in the areas of criminal law including DUI offenses, drug crimes, domestic violence crimes, and violent crimes. Being a natural fighter, William excelled in his boxing career after high school and uses that determination and quick thinking in the courtroom to ensure his clients the fair trial that they deserve. William Routsis is highly experienced in level 1, 2 and 3 drug crimes and is the attorney in Reno NV that you want on your side if you are faced with this or any other crime! Call us today and find out why William J Routsis, II is the best choice for your criminal defense attorney.


I am proudly serving Reno, Nevada. Nationally renowned and respected, Ken McKenna is a courageous and dynamic Nevada trial lawyer who always aggressively fights for his clients' rights. For over 30 years, Ken McKenna has provided exceptional legal services in and around Reno, Las Vegas and across the state of Nevada building a formidable reputation as an expert criminal defense attorney, highly qualified family law and child custody lawyer and an aggressive personal injury attorney. Below is a list of his featured legal services: * Divorce and Child Custody * Criminal Defense * Personal Injury/Wrongful Death * Employment Discrimination/Sexual Harassment * Business Litigation Here is a list of some of his high-profile cases: * Harrah vs. Harrah - Child Custody * Southern Pacific Railroad vs. Cecil Davidson - Retiree Accused of Theft by Former Employer * Mary Howard vs. Reno, Nevada Highway Patrol - Sexual Harassment Lawsuit * The Judas Priest Trial - Judas Priest Heavy Metal Suicide Case * Larry Peck vs. State of Nevada - Criminal Defense For a free consultation, please call us or contact us.


I provide affordable legal services to consumers for financial-related matters. If you are swimming in debt, or have an upside-down mortgage, I can help. I have helped hundreds of consumers facing problems similar to yours. Give me a call, and I will provide honest answers to solve your problems. I am hands on. I provide great customer service when you are going through this tough situation. I help consumers resolve their debt problems.

  • 12 years in business

We have designed our law firm to meet the needs of our clients. We go to great lengths to ensure that each client has an exceptional experience by utilizing the most advanced technology, security and document drafting software available. We have a streamlined business so that we can focus our energy on educating ourselves and our clients. We believe in empowering our clients with information and working the way our clients do (whether in person, online, during business hours or after hours, we make it work for you). In addition to being the stone of wisdom and protection, which are two of our guiding principles, Sapphire Law Group’s name is inspired by the deep blue waters of Lake Tahoe, where our founder grew up. We are committed to serving our communities that are our foundation and anchors, both personally and professionally. Our offices serve the Folsom, El Dorado Hills and Granite Bay communities, as well as the Truckee and North Tahoe communities. We cannot wait to share our new vision for a different kind of law firm with you and to make you a valued client for years to come. In addition to being the stone of wisdom and protection, which are two of our guiding principles, Sapphire Law Group’s name is inspired by the deep blue waters of Lake Tahoe, where our founder grew up. We are committed to serving our communities that are our foundation and anchors, both personally and professionally. Our offices serve the Folsom, El Dorado Hills and Granite Bay communities, as well as the Truckee and North Tahoe communities. We cannot wait to share our new vision for a different kind of law firm with you and to make you a valued client for years to come.


We don't charge for legal advice, We don't charge for initial consultation.


We handle general practice, all areas except bankruptcy and tax. This is a father-son law firm that can provide all of your legal needs. We are licensed in both Nevada and California. We are also licensed in the federal district courts and the Ninth Circuit.


If you've been charged with a drug-related crime in Reno Area, you should contact our legal team immediately.


We provide legal services concerning personal injury, auto accidents, bankruptcy, criminal law, divorce, family law, work injury, business law, contracts, immigration, and more. Get real legal answers right now! You have questions? We have answers. Legal answers should be free. You deserve to have your questions taken seriously, and answered in person. Meet with us today! Call now, and we'll get you in today, that's the Laub & Laub guarantee. Meet with us personally, discuss your unique situation, and let us help you discover your best options, all at no cost to you.

  • 40 years in business

Our firm has been handling family law and estate planning cases for over 30 years. Attorney Gloria Petroni's experience allows her to process your case efficiently and effectively. We are proud of the level of communication that we have with our clients. We return phone calls and emails promptly and we make sure that our clients are informed throughout the whole process. Call us to schedule your consultation.


We are a boutique law office. We focus on litigation pertaining to real estate, construction, business and collection. We also practice in the field of elder abuse and protection. We pride ourselves on close attention to detail and to working with clients on difficult cases.

Q & A

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What kind of lawyer does wills?

No one likes talking about death, but it’s better than leaving your children or siblings to sort out your estate. A clearly planned will can make the time of mourning easier for everyone. An estate attorney will develop a legal will, create trusts on your behalf, and ensure the proper execution of your estate after you pass away.  

Family attorneys and estate attorneys, also called probate and wills attorneys, can each prepare wills. The type of lawyer best suited to prepare your will depends on your situation. Most family attorneys provide services to prepare basic wills, including bequeathing property and personal items to family or naming a guardian for minor children. However, estate attorneys specialize in preparing wills in more complex situations. Consider hiring an estate attorney if you:

  • Have a large number of assets, especially those subject to estate taxes
  • Want to create a trust, such as allowing a spouse to live in your home until he or she dies and then leaving it to your children, or set up long-term care for a beneficiary
  • Have an ownership stake in a business
  • Expect someone to contest your will
  • Want to disinherit your spouse

How do you find a good lawyer for wills?

Estate planning is an important part of financial planning, so it’s important to find the right attorney to prepare your will. Although most family attorneys can put together a basic will, you may want one who specializes in wills and estate planning, especially if you have a lot of assets or a dependent to take care of. You may need an attorney who has expertise in planning and executing trusts and a background in taxes. Ask how the attorney charges; some charge by the hour, others have a set fee for writing wills, and some charge a percentage of the total value of the estate. Make a list of several potential wills attorneys to interview. Make sure you make a strong personal connection with your attorney — you need to be comfortable telling him or her personal, confidential information about your life, and you need to feel that the attorney is committed to solving any problems that may arise while writing your will. Also find out how long the attorney has practiced estate law and whether he or she has handled wills similar to yours.

How much does it cost to have a living will?

Either a family attorney or an estate, or wills, attorney can help you prepare a living will, either as part of your general estate planning or as an individual document. The cost typically ranges from $250 to $500, depending on your attorney’s fees; some charge by the hour, while others have a flat rate for writing a living will. Some states require living wills to be notarized, which adds an average of $5 to $15. In a living will — also called an advanced healthcare directive — you specify whether you want to be kept on life support if you become terminally ill or lapse into a persistent vegetative state. You can also answer other important questions in a living will like your preferences for tube feeding, artificial hydration and pain medication in situations when you cannot communicate your wishes on your own.

How much should an estate plan cost?

The cost of an estate plan depends largely on the number of parts it includes and the complexity of the documents. The most basic estate plan is simply a will, but it may also include designating power of attorney or a health care proxy to another person, writing a living will, or making a HIPAA authorization. The average national cost to make an estate plan ranges from $350 to $900, but can cost much more in complicated situations. For example, an estate attorney may charge only $900 to prepare a basic will providing outright distribution — meaning that property and assets are distributed upon death. Writing a more complicated will and holding assets in trusts can cost $3,000, or more. The process of creating an estate plan generally takes two to four weeks, starting with the initial consultation with the wills attorney to identify areas of concern in order to design an estate plan that fits your goals and budget. Once an estate plan is written, the attorney meets with the clients, a notary, and two neutral witnesses to review and sign the plan and associated documents.

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