Ms. Tyler is an associate 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 .
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.
Mountain States Super Lawyer , 2014
Nevada Business: Legal Elite, 2013 and 2014
AV Certification Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
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
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:
July 2014 Estate Planning Update: Lessons to be Learned-Casey Kasem
If you've read the news lately, you may have noticed headlines about famed American Top 40 radio host Casey Kasem who recently passed away. His family was entangled in a legal battle over his care during the last months of his life. How did this family feud erupt? By Kristin M. Tyler
Posted on: Jun 27th, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:
Five Gordon Silver Lawyers Listed on Pro Bono Honor Roll for July 2014
Gordon Silver lawyers Paola Armeni, Thomas Fell, Jeffrey Silver, Eunice Beattie and Kristin Tyler were recognized on the Pro Bono Honor Roll by the State Bar of Nevada for accepting cases in April 2014 through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
Posted on: Jun 22nd, 2014 Posted In: GS In the News Source: Nevada Lawyer
Fifteen Gordon Silver Attorneys Featured In The 2014 Nevada Legal Elite
Gordon Silver is delighted to announce that fifteen of our attorneys have been recognized in Nevada Business Magazine as Nevada's Legal Elite of 2014.
Posted on: Jun 18th, 2014 Posted In: Press Releases Source:
June 2014 Estate Planning Update: Short-term Guardians for Minor Children
Summer is here and for many people that means it's time for a summer vacation. For parents, they are faced with the choice of taking the kids along on summer vacation or perhaps leaving the kids at home with their grandparents. If the kids aren't tagging along for your trip this year, you may want to name a short-term guardian for them. By Kristin M. Tyler
Posted on: Jun 02nd, 2014 Posted In: Publications Source:
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