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What Is a Pour Over Will?

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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

How Long Will It Take For My Heirs To Receive An Inheritance After I’m Gone?

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Centennial Estate Planning Lawyers Can Help No one likes thinking about their own death. However, planning for the inevitable can give you peace of mind now, knowing that your property, your assets, and your loved ones are well cared for. Colorado’s estate laws give you the tools you need to protect your loved ones and … Continue reading

Special Needs Trust Planning Success Story

A person who was referred by their neighbor who is an individual with special needs recently called our office.  The person’s son had special needs and the family was hoping to qualify him for public benefits (such as Medicaid and SSI), when they passed away.  The family attended a special needs trust workshop that we … Continue reading

Will My Advance Directive Work In Another State?

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Making sure your end-of-life wishes are followed no matter where you happen to be is important. If you move to a different state or split your time between one or more states, you should make sure your advance directive is valid in all the states you frequent. An advance directive gives instructions on the kind … Continue reading

What Is the Difference Between a Living Will and a Do-Not-Resuscitate Order?

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It is a very good idea to create advance directives in order to plan for the possibility that you may one day be unable to make your own medical decisions. In doing so, there can be confusion about the difference between a living will and a “do-not-resuscitate” order (DNR). While both these documents are advance … Continue reading

A Tax Break to Help Working Caregivers Pay for Day Care

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Paying for day care is one of the biggest expenses faced by working adults with young children, a dependent parent, or a child with a disability, but there is a tax credit available to help working caregivers defray the costs of day care (called “adult day care” in the case of the elderly). In order to qualify … Continue reading

What Are the Benefits of a Pour-Over Will in Colorado?

It is easy to become overwhelmed with the sheer number of options when you begin the estate-planning process. If you have very straight-forward wishes for your future estate, choosing a simple will can suffice, but it’s important to know there are alternatives. One other option is to choose a pour-over will. If you choose a … Continue reading

The Difference Between Will-Based and Trust-Based Estate Plans

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Chances are that your estate plan is going to involve a variety of different documents, but generally speaking, estate plans are centered around one of two different documents: a Will or a Revocable Living Trust. These documents, while similar, can have vastly different uses. Will-based estate plans use the Will as the primary set of … Continue reading