Merrill Law

Merrill Law

No matter your legal situation or the charges you may be facing, Merrill Law has the experience and understanding to help you protect your future.

Firm Overview

Areas of Estate Planning We Handle At Merrill Law, we help families and individuals create and draft thorough estate plans. Whether you are looking to make changes to an existing will or are wanting to put a power of attorney in place, we understand how to guide you every step of the way. We are here to answer your questions and help protect your estate from being mishandled. We are capable of handling a wide range of estate planning matters, including: Wills and trusts Probate and estate administration Last will and testament A financial power of attorney Healthcare power of attorney Why Hire an Estate Planning Lawyer? A well-drafted estate plan not only provides security for your family, but also clearly states your wishes in writing. Another purpose of estate planning is to avoid probate, which is when a person passes away without having an estate plan, often putting their loved ones in stressful and emotional situations. At Merrill Law, our Dayton estate planning lawyer's goal is to help you and your family create an estate plan which encompasses all your wishes and doesn't leave any questions.

Main Office

Main Office
15 W. Main Street

Dayton NV 89403


(775) 246-7721


(775) 246-7901


Free Initial Consultation?

Free Initial Consultation

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

Wills Trusts

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Other Offices

Merrill Law
45 W. Cedar Street Ste 150

Merrill Law
5595 Kietzke Lane STE 110F

Merrill Law
5595 Kietzke Ste F110

Matthew Merrill

Merrill Law

Matthew K. Merrill
Fighting for His Clients’ Rights in Lyon County
As a native of Nevada, Attorney Matthew K. Merrill has earned a reputation as a Dayton criminal defense lawyer who fiercely advocates on his clients’ behalf. He is the founder of Merrill Law, and has served as defense counsel for thousands of cases throughout his career. During his time at Creighton School of Law in Nebraska, Mr. Merrill took a position at the Iowa Public Defenders Office and worked with a local attorney’s firm in Omaha as well. His thorough understanding of the court system makes him a strong ally for his clients.

A Wide Range of Legal Knowledge
Having owned and operated a number of small businesses, Mr. Merrill has a unique understanding of business legal practices and procedures which he uses to help his clients. He attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and earned a BSBA in Business Management, allowing him to offer legal services in situations beyond those in need of criminal defense, such as families and businesses.
In addition to criminal defense, Mr. Merrill offers legal advice for:
Business law
Estate planning
Family law
Your Advocate During Challenging Times
Having worked in the Lyon County District Attorney’s Office as a Deputy District Attorney, Matthew K. Merrill has a working knowledge of how prosecutors bring suit against those accused of criminal offenses. These kinds of charges are very serious. Having a criminal record could hurt your chances at obtaining employment, housing, and being able to vote. Do not fight your case alone.
An Ally in Your Community
Mr. Merrill is committed to helping clients in Lyon County. He has been admitted to the Supreme Court of Nevada and the U.S. District Court of Nevada. He spends his free time with his family enjoying the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and playing baseball.

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