Frequently Asked Questions

One of the most important roles of an attorney is to answer the tough questions clients have at every stage of the attorney-client relationship. Avalon Legal Group invites potential clients to bring questions such as the following to the initial consultation.

About Real Estate

Do I need a lawyer to buy, sell, or rent a property?

Some people successfully carry out "for sale by owner" transactions or informal rental arrangements without a hitch. Many others encounter problems and end up spending more on legal fees to fix a problem than they would have spent to prevent one. Avalon Legal Group helps many clients achieve their real estate transaction goals cost-effectively while protecting their interests.

What are my options if the city or state wants to take my property for construction of a road or to rezone and use it for construction of retail outlets?

Some people in this position succeed at persuading their city or another local government body to change course — to cancel or modify the proposal, in other words. Many others are unable to "fight city hall" over development or public works plans; however, with a lawyer's help they succeed at maximizing buyout dollars for their properties. Avalon Legal Group can advocate zealously and effectively on your behalf when rezoning and/or eminent domain actions threaten your landowner rights.

About Business Law

What is the most effective path for protecting my business in a dispute?

An effective lawyer who makes your interests his or her priorities will help you resolve a business dispute in the most efficient and effective way available. This may happen through letters, negotiations, mediation, arbitration, or litigation heading for court. The last option is the most expensive and problematic for most businesses. Let us help you determine the best way to protect your interests as you navigate a business litigation matter.

Can I create my own contract by revising a contract that my business or I used previously for other purposes?

Some individuals and businesses try to do their own contract work to their own detriment. There is no substitute for knowledgeable legal counsel and a personalized strategy when contracts carry high stakes. To protect the value of your investments and plans, consult with a lawyer before signing any contract.

About Wills, Trusts And Probate

I inherited some property in Florida belonging to my loved one who died there. Should I hire a Florida probate attorney, or can a local Nevada lawyer help me just as well?

When our estate law attorneys at Avalon Legal Group work with clients dealing with out-of-area assets in probate, we take steps to ensure you will pay no more than you would by hiring an out-of-state lawyer. We accomplish this through co-counsel agreements, negotiated referral fees and other arrangements that protect our clients as well as attorneys in both locations. If you are in this position, you will benefit from having a local lawyer at our firm to facilitate clear communications and a timely conclusion to the probate process involving property in another state. We may not need to involve an attorney in that state but if we do, we will be transparent with you about procedures, fees, and expectations. We would like to explain to you how simple this process can be for you when our firm represents you. Our aim is to ensure that you receive the inheritance that is rightfully yours without complications or unnecessary delays.

I am a performer at a Las Vegas casino, and I want to make sure that if something happened to me, my family members would receive the remaining portion of my contract payout or royalties from future broadcasts of recordings of my performances.

Avalon Legal Group is a solid choice for estate planning and asset protection for entertainers and other artists and creative people. Our attorneys are well-versed in business law, contracts, wills, trusts, and other asset protection tools. We believe in supporting our local entertainers and welcome the opportunity to explore options with you.

Bring Your Questions To Your Initial Consultation

We want to hear from you if you are looking for an attorney to help in any of these practice areas. Our clients come from diverse cities and counties such as Henderson and Clark County. We welcome inquiries from throughout the region. Call 702-522-6450 or email us to schedule a consultation.