MOVING FROM GOLD TO SILVER: BECOMING A NEVADA RESIDENT

Welcome to NevadaA gold rush motivated multitudes to migrate through Nevada on their way to California in the mid-1800’s and inspired the state’s nickname—the Golden State.  Today, a reverse relocation of sorts is happening as people trade in the Golden for the Silver State.  While its crowded roadways and bulging urban areas may partially explain this inverse exodus, California’s increased tax rates1 are surely a major factor in some residents’ decisions to leave the temperate coastal climes for a new life in the desert.  > > > Read the full article

The Affordable Care Act and You

With each passing day, the news on Obamacare gets worse. At the outset, it was just a matter of a few “glitches” in the website. And after all, didn’t Google and Amazon and all the great technologies of our day have some glitches along the way? Of course, now we know that describing the problems with the Obamacare website as “glitches” is like calling World War I a food fight. > > > Read the full article

Wise words from Senator Mike Lee (Utah)

LEE: IRS Scandal More Than Just Partisan Fighting

“The real lesson is that our massive federal government bureaucracy is inherently dysfunctional, corrupt, and intolerant regardless of who is in charge.”

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator Mike Lee released the following statement on the IRS scandal involving the targeting of certain conservative organizations:

“It would be a mistake for Republicans to view the latest IRS scandal as a typical partisan squabble between political parties.  > > > Read the full article

Sunshine Laws in University Presidential Searches

While Mr. Grant was a law student he wrote a paper regarding the law and higher education.  The full version of his paper can be found here:

Sunshine Laws in University Presidential Searches.

The introductory section is reproduced here:

“It is often said that selecting a new president is the most important duty entrusted to a governing university board. > > > Read the full article

Grant Named Top Estate Planning Lawyer in Southern Nevada

David GrantAttorney David Grant was recently named as one of Southern Nevada’s “Top Lawyers” for Estate Planning by Desert Companion Magazine in its October 2012 issue.  Click here to read this issue online (see pages 69-88).  Mr. Grant is one of the partners at the Law Firm of Grant Morris Dodds, a law firm specializing in the areas of Trusts, Probate, Guardianship, and Asset Protection. > > > Read the full article

The American Flag

The American Flag - Taxes

A visitor from Holland was chatting with his American friend and was jokingly explaining about the red, white and blue in the Netherlands flag.

“Our flag symbolizes our taxes,” he said.  “We get red when we talk about them, white when we get our tax bill, and blue after we pay them.”

“That’s the same with us,” the American said, “only we see stars, too.”

Sadly this resonates today more than the original-thirteen-colonies explanation. > > > Read the full article

Wealth Planning and Asset Protection Seminar

SECURE YOUR LEGACY

You have worked long and hard to achieve success and build wealth for you and your family. Now, your focus is likely to start shifting to preserving your wealth for your family and philanthropic causes. This seminar is designed to provide you with the information and estate planning tools you need to help you preserve, protect and transfer your wealth to your family or other beneficiaries. > > > Read the full article