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....

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...

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...