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What Does an Asset Protection Attorney Do?

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Below, our Centennial asset protection attorney discusses what asset protection does and how an asset protection attorney may be able to help you. What Is Asset Protection in Estate Planning? In order to understand what an asset protection attorney does, it is important to know what “asset protection” means. Essentially, asset protection involves protecting your … Continue reading

What Is the Difference Between a Probate Attorney and an Estate Planning Attorney?

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If you need legal help with estate matters, you may not know what kind of attorney you need. Below, we discuss two types of estate lawyers. While they both work in the same area of law, we explain the difference between a probate attorney and an estate planning attorney. What Does an Estate Planning Attorney … Continue reading

Five Asset Protection Tips for 2021

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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

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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

Using a Donor-Advised Fund May Be a Way to Get a Charitable Tax Break Under the New Tax Law

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Donor-advised funds are a growing trend in giving that may get more popular due to the new tax law. These funds allow you to donate money, receive a charitable tax deduction, and continue to grow the money until you are ready to distribute it to a charity or charities of your choice.  A donor-advised fund is … Continue reading

How to Deal With Student Loan Debt as You Age

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The number of older Americans with student loan debt – either theirs or someone else’s — is growing. Sadly, learning how to deal with this debt is now a fact of life for many seniors heading into retirement. According to a study by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the number of older borrowers increased by at least 20 percent … Continue reading

Getting Paid as a Family Caregiver Through Medicaid

Caring for an ailing family member is difficult work, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be unpaid work. There are programs available that allow Medicaid recipients to hire family members as caregivers. All 50 states have programs that provide pay to family caregivers. The programs vary by state, but are generally available to Medicaid recipients, … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Suzy Nelson has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney.

Skipton Law is pleased to announce that Suzy Nelson has joined the firm as an associate. After graduating from Westminster College, Suzy went to the University of Missouri – Columbia Law School. Suzy’s wide array of experience includes clerkships with the Missouri Court of Appeals and Missouri Supreme Court, time in private practice, and experience … Continue reading

Last Year for Couples to Use ‘Claim Now, Claim More’ Later Social Security Strategy

This is the last year that spouses who are turning full retirement age can choose whether to take spousal benefits or to take benefits on their own record. The strategy, used by some couples to maximize their benefits, will not be available to people turning full retirement age after 2019. The claiming strategy — sometimes … Continue reading