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Colorado has unique revocable trust laws

Retaining control over assets is a primary goal of many Colorado estate owners. There are numerous, valuable estate planning tools that can help a person accomplish their goals. For instance, a revocable trust lets an estate owner control what will happen to his or...

Divorce sparked business issues for Reba McEntire

It is not uncommon nowadays for women in Colorado or elsewhere to own their own business enterprises. In the case of country music icon Reba McEntire, she has been a successful breadwinner in her own home for decades. A divorce from her former husband of more than 25...

Make divorce as swift and painless as possible

If you determine that you’d rather move on in life without your spouse than stay in an unhappy relationship, your decision might spark a series of events that require more decisions. Upon filing for divorce in a Colorado court, you and your ex may have any number of...

Estate planning for those who are not married

What happens to someone’s estate when he or she is not married? Those who have remained unmarried might feel as though they do not need to worry about estate planning at all, especially since discussions on the matter tend to focus on people with spouses and children....

Avoid trust administration stress as a trustee

Whether someone you care about has passed away after a lengthy battle with a terminal illness or died unexpectedly in a Colorado collision or other type of accident, it is never easy to mourn the loss of a loved one. Certain issues can add stress to an already...

Taking the mystery out of the probate process

Many people in Colorado and throughout the country are unsure about the legal process that occurs to distribute a person’s assets after he or she dies. The process, known as “probate,” can be rather simple or quite complex, depending on the circumstances of a specific...

Child custody and back-to-school issues

Children in Colorado and throughout the country are winding down their summer breaks and preparing for the back-to-school season. In many cases, children who have parents who filed for divorce over the summer may encounter challenges as they navigate their first...

Estate planning issues that prompt conservatorships

Many people avoid discussions about their own mortality. Others, however, understand what a valuable tool the estate planning process can be. Therefore, they not only discuss such issues at home, but they try to execute as thorough and detailed of a plan as possible....

How can I move forward after a divorce?

Dissolving a marriage can turn your world upside down – in more ways than one. However, no matter how intimidating divorce may feel, your future may be brighter than you realize. Losing a connection with someone you love can challenge how you view yourself, and...

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