Wills, testamentary trusts, revocable living trusts or irrevocable trusts, special needs trusts ( a/k/a supplemental needs trusts ) power of attorney, living wills, beneficiary deeds and designations - there are numerous techniques that can be employed to create the right estate plan for the specific needs of you and your family.
Even Colorado's simplified probate procedure can seem anything but simple when you are attempting to carry out the wishes of a loved one who has died. We help ease the burden by assisting and representing personal representatives, trustees, or beneficiaries of trusts and informal and formal probate estates.
Prenuptial, cohabitation, or marital agreements are beneficial in a variety of circumstances: where there is a family business; for those cohabiting or in second marriage; and for family relationships that are not currently protected by law. Step-parent and second parent adoptions provide security and peace of mind for children and parents in marriages and civil unions.
Court appointments for guardianship and/or conservatorship of an adult suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease, severe mental illness, or simply the frailty sometimes associated with aging are sometimes needed. A guardian is responsible for the health care and residential placement of a protected adult; The conservator manages a protected person's finances and assets.