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.
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.
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
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:
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
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? By Kristin M. Tyler
Posted on: Oct 27th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:
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:
Seven Gordon Silver Attorneys Listed on Pro Bono Honor Roll for September 2014
Gordon Silver lawyers Paola Armeni, Thomas Fell, John Krieger, Eunice Beattie, Kory Kaplan, Colleen McCarty and Kristin Tyler were recognized on the Pro Bono Honor Roll by the State Bar of Nevada for accepting cases in June 2014 through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
Posted on: Sep 25th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Nevada Lawyer
Talk of the Town: Gordon Silver Attorneys Named Nevada Legal Elite
Gordon Silver is delighted to announce that 11 of their attorneys have been recognized in Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada's Legal Elite of 2014. Ten of the firm's attorneys have been acknowledged as Southern Nevada's Top Attorneys, as well as three attorneys recognized on
the Best Up and Coming Attorneys list. On top of the many individual accomplishments throughout the firm, Gordon Silver has also received the honor of being recognized as one of Nevada's Top 12 Firms.
Posted on: Sep 24th, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Attorney at Law, Las Vegas Edition
September 2014 Estate Planning Update: When to Review and Update Your Estate Plan
If you’re like the majority of people in the U.S., chances are you haven’t taken time to create an estate plan yet. If you’re in the minority of folks who do have an estate plan, kudos to you. When I finish a client’s estate plan, they often ask me when they will need to update their plan. My answer is you should revisit your estate plan anytime you go through a major life change. By Kristin M. Tyler
Posted on: Sep 02nd, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:
August 2014 Estate Planning Update: Protecting Investment Properties
Many of my clients own rental houses as investment properties. In the current real estate market in Las Vegas, even more of my clients are becoming owners of rental properties. What can a person do to protect these types of investment properties? By Kristin M. Tyler
Posted on: Aug 05th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:
What Every CPA Needs to Know About Family Business Planning
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