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...

What estate planning essentials do you need?

Planning for the future is an important part of being an adult. However, you might not be sure where to start when it comes to something as big as estate planning. Maybe you are already familiar with the consent of a will, but there are also other important documents...

Estate planning with the future in mind

Creating an estate plan might not be at the top of your to do list. Whether the thought of planning for what happens after your death makes you feel uncomfortable or you feel as though you are in pretty good health, it can be easy to put the task off. However, taking...

Estate planning after major life events

Creating an estate plan is an important part of planning for your future. However, it is not the only step. Updating your plan is also key, and overlooking this important estate planning step could even have unintended consequences. Regularly reviewing your will,...

Will and Estate Planning Checklist

Nearly everyone has an estate. Chances are, you do as well. Your estate includes nearly everything you own, including your assets, property, financial accounts, vehicles, or life insurance policy. These are items that you will leave behind when you pass on. The...