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The Last Will & Testament

Estate Protections Series, Part 6 When most people look into “estate planning,” it is because they want to create a Last Will & Testament, a document that serves as their voice when they ultimately pass away.  Although a Will is important, please remember from this Estate Protections Series that a Will does not prevent probate.  […]

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The Importance of Commercial Insurance

Business Protections Series: Part 5 In Parts 1-4 of our Business Protections series, we addressed the legal issues surrounding formation of a company.  But legal protection is only one of three major pillars of a successful and secure business.  Beyond legalities, each successful business also needs sufficient commercial insurance to protect what you created.  And […]

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Power of Attorney

ESTATE PROTECTIONS SERIES, PART 5 In Part 4 of our Estate Protections Series, we discussed how to plan for your medical affairs, but what about your finances?  If a sudden accident or a long-term illness strikes, your loved ones need a mechanism to take over your bills, investments, property, and so on without any difficulties […]

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Starting a Custody Case

The Custody Process Series, Part 1: Starting a Case “Custody” cases, as they are commonly known, now go by the term “Allocation of Parental Responsibilities” (APR) in Colorado.  This type of case involves the allocation of parenting time, decision-making, and child support for any minor children, when you were not married to the children’s other […]

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The Buy-Sell Agreement

Business Protections Series: Part Four In Parts 1-3 of our Protections Series, we addressed the important initial steps to form your business.  But after completing these, a business owner should next answer the question, “What happens to my business when ___________ occurs?”  This unknown might include a sudden illness, disability, or death.  Or perhaps it […]

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Medical Directives & The Living Will

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Estate Protections Series: Part Four In Part 1 of our Estate Protections Series, we discussed how the idea of “estate planning” is more than just a Last Will.  During your lifetime, one of the most important sets of documents is known as “Medical Directives.”  These commonly include a Medical Durable Power of Attorney and a […]

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Starting a Family Law Case

Getting a Divorce – The Process Series: Part 3 In this Part 3 of our Process Series, we will address how to begin a family law case in Colorado.  This might include a dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or custody (“allocation of parental responsibilities”) action. How do I start a family law case? The first […]

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The Operating Agreement

Business Protections Series: Part 3 In Parts 1 & 2 of our Business Protections Series, we discussed how to form an LLC in Colorado and obtaining its Employer Identification Number (EIN).  After forming your company, the next important step is to negotiate and sign its “Operating Agreement.” What is an Operating Agreement? Each type of […]

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The Costs of Court vs. Estate Planning

Estate Protections Series: Part 3 When looking to the future, most people argue that they cannot create an estate plan because it is too expensive.  This usually stems from a belief that planning is very time-consuming, expensive, and just unpleasant.  But compared to going to court for probate proceedings, what is the true cost?  In […]

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