Kristin M. Tyler: Lawyer with Gordon Silver

Kristin M. Tyler

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Las Vegas,  NV  U.S.A.
Phone702.796.5555

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning, Probate & Guardianships
     
    University University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.S., 2002; University of Nebraska, M.S., Business Administration, 2002
     
    Law SchoolUniversity of Nebraska, J.D., 2005
     
    Admitted2006, Nevada; 2006, U.S. District Court, Nevada
     
    Memberships 

    Affiliations
    •Wealth Counsel, Member
    •State Bar of Nevada Probate and Trust Section, Member
    •Southern Nevada Estate Planning Council, Member
    •Southern Nevada Association of Women Attorneys, Member
    •Junior League of Las Vegas, Board of Directors Treasurer and Past Chair of Advocacy Committee
    •P.E.O. Chapter G, Member and Past President
    •Las Vegas Nebraskan Club, Member

     
    Biography

    Ms. Tyler is a shareholder in the firm's Estate Planning, Probate & Guardianship Department. Her practice is focused primarily on estate planning and probate matters.

    Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tyler worked at a boutique law firm focusing on estate planning for high net worth individuals. She has spoken at various local seminars regarding estate planning.

    Ms. Tyler has been designated as an “AV/Preeminent Attorney ” as rated by Martindale-Hubbell . She has also been recognized by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada in March 2014 as Volunteer of the Month, and inducted into 50 Hours Club for providing more than 50 hours of pro bono service in 2014.

    Distinctions
    •Mountain States Super Lawyer, 2014
    Nevada Business: Legal Elite, 2013 and 2014
    •AV Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
    •Desert Companion's Top Lawyers List for 2014
    •Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada - Selected as March 2014 Volunteer Attorney of the Month, and awarded the 50 Hours Club for providing more than 50 hours of pro bono service in 2014.

    Publications
    •Trust Design Considerations, Estate Planning Newsletter, March 2015
    •Business Succession Planning, Estate Planning Newsletter, February 2015
    •New Year, New Estate & Gift Tax Rates, Estate Planning Newsletter, January 2015
    •The Gift of Estate Planning, Estate Planning Newsletter, December 2014
    •Charitable Giving & Your Estate Plan, Estate Planning Newsletter, November 2014
    •What You Need, Estate Planning Newsletter, October 2014
    •When to Review and Update Your Estate Plan, Estate Planning Newsletter, September 2014
    •Protecting Investment Properties, Estate Planning Newsletter, August 2014
    •Lessons to be Learned-Casey Kasem, Estate Planning Newsletter, July 2014
    •Short-term Guardians for Minor Children, Estate Planning Newsletter, June 2014
    •Co-Author, Estate Planning Considerations for Intellectual Property and Digital Assets, originally published in Communique, May 2014
    •Dangers of Joint Tenancy, Estate Planning Newsletter, May 2014
    •Death and Taxes - A Probate Checklist, Estate Planning Newsletter, April 2014
    •Spring Cleaning Your Estate Plan, Estate Planning Newsletter, March 2014
    •Six Things You Should Know About Nevada Asset Protection Trust, Estate Planning Newsletter, February 2014
    •Gift and Estate Tax Rates, Estate Planning Newsletter, January 2014
    •Securing Your Client's Future with Special Needs Trusts, Advocate, Nevada Justice Association, December 2013
    •You've Got Mail, CommuniquE, May 2013
    •Why Everyone Needs a Will: Interview with Kristin M. Tyler, Esq., NV State Bank blog, Two Cents, May 2013
    • When the Family Business Fails to Plan ... They Plan to Fail, Nevada Lawyer, May 2013
    •Gut-Check Time: Helping Clients Nominate A Guardian for Minor Children, Nevada Lawyer, June 2012
    •Co-Author, “Build Your Dynasty in Nevada,” Nevada Lawyer, May 2010
    •Co-Author, “The Revocable Trust: A Powerful Tool to Protect Your Most Valuable Assets,” Around Your Home, July 2008

    In the News

    Shareholder Kristin Tyler Selected for Prestigious Rising Stars of Business 2015

    Gordon Silver shareholder, Kristin M. Tyler, was selected for the prestigious Rising Stars of Business award for 2015. This honor is reserved for those accomplished in their fields who are younger than 40.

    Posted on: Mar 17th, 2015 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Las Vegas Business Press

    March 2015 Estate Planning Update: Trust Design Considerations

    When it comes to creating an estate plan, careful thought and consideration must be given to designing the trust to best fit the needs of your family. The revocable trust (also known as the “family trust” or “living trust”) is the foundation of a proper estate plan and governs how you will pass your estate on to your beneficiaries. This month's newsletter will explore three common designs for the revocable trust.

    Posted on: Feb 24th, 2015 Posted In: Publications Source:

    February 2015 Estate Planning Update: Business Succession Planning

    Did you know that only 30% of family businesses survive beyond the founder's generation? Family-owned businesses make up a large part of our country's economy and yet very few have any sort of plan to successfully transition the business from one generation to the next.

    Confucius once said, “A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.”

    Posted on: Jan 26th, 2015 Posted In: Publications Source:

    January 2015 Estate Planning Update - New Year, New Estate & Gift Tax Rates

    Happy New Year! A new year means new tax levels for federal estate and gift taxes. It is important to be mindful of these tax rules as they can have an impact on your remaining estate tax exemption upon death and also your eligibility for public programs, like Medicaid, during life.

    Posted on: Dec 23rd, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:

    Gordon Silver Wins Lied Award for Most Cases Accepted by a Law Firm By Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

    Gordon Silver is pleased to announce that the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada recently awarded the firm the Lied Award for Most Cases Accepted by a Law Firm.

    Posted on: Dec 09th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:

    December 2014 Estate Planning Update: The Gift of Estate Planning

    This holiday season I want to thank all of you who have allowed me to help create estate plans to protect you and your families. It has been my honor to assist you.

    For those of you who haven't yet sat down to think about your estate plan, this newsletter is for you. You may think you don't have enough money or you aren't old enough to think about estate planning. I have news for you: estate planning is for everyone. Taking time to design a proper estate plan is one of the best gifts you can give your loved ones. By Kristin M. Tyler

    Posted on: Nov 26th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:

    November 2014 Estate Planning Update: Charitable Giving & Your Estate Plan

    Tis the season to give thanks and count our blessings. Did you know one of the best - and simplest - ways to give back to your favorite charities is by including them in your estate plan? ByKristin M. Tyler

    Posted on: Oct 27th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:

    Top Lawyers Named by Desert Companion

    The Desert Companion published the 2014 Top Lawyers List in their October edition. The list is based on law firms rankings by AVVO.

    Posted on: Oct 27th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Desert Companion

    October 2014 Estate Planning Update: What You Need

    My best friend and her husband recently had their first child. She texted me to say they need to get their documents in place but that they are confused about what they need: an irrevocable trust, a living trust or a living will? If my best friend is confused, you may be, too. Here's a rundown of the basic estate planning documents you likely need. By Kristin M. Tyler

    Posted on: Oct 07th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:

    Events

    NALS 64th Annual Education Conference & National Forum: Estate Planning Considerations for IP and Digital Assets

    October 8 - 10, 2015 / Riviera Hotel & Casino

    National Business Institute: The Ultimate Guide to Probate

    June 9, 2015 / Las Vegas, NV

    What Every CPA Needs to Know About Family Business Planning

    June 26, 2013 / Gordon Silver Ltd.

    Join Us!

    May 23, 2012 / Law Offices of Gordon Silver, 6th Floor Conference Room

     
    Reported CasesRepresentative Matters; Helping families design and implement comprehensive estate plans - utilizing various trusts, wills and other techniques - for estates of all sizes including upwards of $50 million and more. Successfully negotiating resolution of contested trust and estate matters - involving millions of dollars - prior to trial. Guiding clients from Nevada - and from all across the country - with the process of probating the estates of loved ones. Working closely with families of minor children to navigate the probate process and guardianship proceedings simultaneously following the untimely passing of a parent. Assisting families of seniors to obtain and manage guardianships and also representing clients involved with contested guardianship matters. Working with professionals, business owners and other high net worth individuals to evaluate their risk levels and implement appropriate asset protection planning techniques. Advising a local trust company in its role as trustee to oversee trust administration and annual trust accountings. Counseling family run businesses about the proper structures to manage and operate their companies as well as integrating comprehensive business succession plans.
     
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    March 2015 Estate Planning Update: Trust Design Considerations
    Kristin M. Tyler, March 20, 2015
    When it comes to creating an estate plan, careful thought and consideration must be given to designing the trust to best fit the needs of your family. The revocable trust (also known as the “family trust” or “living trust”) is the foundation of a proper estate plan and...

    February 2015 Estate Planning Update: Business Succession Planning
    Kristin M. Tyler, February 18, 2015
    According to the Family Business Institute, only 30% of family businesses survive beyond the founder’s generation. During the next two decades, nearly 80 million baby boomers will retire and at the same time many will receive inheritances. It has been estimated that over $10 trillion will be...

    January 2015 Estate Planning Update - New Year, New Estate & Gift Tax Rates
    Kristin M. Tyler, February 18, 2015
    The federal estate tax has once again been indexed for inflation and increased to $5,430,000 for decedent’s who pass away in 2015. This is an increase from the 2014 rate of $5,340,000 - or an additional $90,000. Note that for a married couple, each spouse has an exemption amount of $5,430,000...



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