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How Do I Find an Estate Planning Attorney?

Depending on your unique situation, developing an estate plan can quickly become a complex process that requires knowledge and experience to determine the planning strategy best for you. You want a lawyer that you can trust to take the stress out of the process, and finding one does not have to be complicated. Here are … Continue reading

What Is the Estate Planning Process?

Our Centennial Estate Planning Law Firm Discusses the Process   Estate planning is a legal process where you designate who will receive your assets and handle your affairs after death or incapacitation. By using an estate plan, you can determine how your loved ones receive your assets. You can also assign a person to make … Continue reading

What Is a Pour Over Will?

Our Centennial Estate Planning Attorney Explains Previous blogs discussed the importance of estate planning. Without an estate plan in place, it may be more difficult to pass along your assets to your loved ones after your passing. An estate plan makes your last wishes known and legally binding. A pour-over will is another estate planning … Continue reading

Why Is Estate Planning Important?

Our Centennial Wills Lawyer Explains the Importance of Estate Planning Life circumstances can change at any moment. You could suffer illness, injury or death with little or no warning. If anything, 2020 was a wake-up call that personal catastrophe could be just around the corner. An estate plan can be beneficial for you and your … Continue reading

Five Asset Protection Tips for 2021

Our Asset Protection Lawyers Can Help With Estate Planning Virtually everyone is excited about 2020 finally being over. As we head away from that disastrous year into 2021, it is important to ensure that our finances and legal affairs are in order. Last year showed us that life can throw curveballs without any warning. Many … Continue reading

How to Set Up a Revocable Living Trust in Colorado

Our Centennial Living Trust Attorney Explains the Basic Steps We recommend making sure you have an estate plan or updating your estate plan if needed due to the current COVID pandemic. A revocable living trust can help settle your affairs when you pass away. Specifically, a revocable living trust lists properties and assets assigned to … Continue reading

Colorado Life Estate FAQs

Our Centennial Estate Planning Attorney Answers Your Questions There are many different estate planning tools that can simplify matters for your beneficiaries after your death. One of those tools is a life estate. If you have a home that you want to pass to a beneficiary, such as a child or grandchild, then you should … Continue reading

Revocable vs Irrevocable Trusts

Our Colorado Estate Planning Attorney Explains the Differences Estate planning can be a confusing process because there are often multiple options you can choose from. There are different types of trusts you can use to pass down properties and other assets to your beneficiaries. You can use trusts to keep your estate out of probate … Continue reading

Terminating or Contesting a Trust in Colorado

Trusts can help your family avoid Colorado probate court after you pass away or become incapacitated. With a revocable living trust, you can designate which assets to pass along to specific beneficiaries. If you did not establish a trust, then Colorado probate court may determine how your descendants receive assets from your estate. While trusts … Continue reading

You Should Take Care of Estate Planning During the Pandemic

The novel coronavirus continues to spread out of control in the United States and across the world. In the United States, at-risk communities have been hit especially hard. However, the novel coronavirus does not only pose a threat to the elderly and those with chronic health conditions, but also younger demographics. This is especially true … Continue reading