Estate Planning and Probate Articles

What is a Living Will?

What is a Living Will?

In Colorado, individuals may execute a Living Will. A Living Will, also referred to as an Advanced Directive or a Declaration as to Medical or Surgical Treatment, is not a Will at all. Why You Need a Living Will for Important Medical Decisions A Living Will is an...

Trusts: Do I Have Enough Assets to Need One?

Trusts: Do I Have Enough Assets to Need One?

There are a lot of misconceptions about Trusts. I need to have millions of dollars to need a Trust. - False I need to own multiple properties to need a Trust. - False Having a Trust makes things way more complicated. - False Do You Need a Trust? Let's start first by...

Estate Planning Mistake: Not Updating Plans Over Time

Estate Planning Mistake: Not Updating Plans Over Time

Like most plans, estate planning isn't a "set it and forget it" matter. Simply having a plan isn't enough! To avoid an estate planning mistake, your plans need to be updated after major life events - such as: marriage buying a home having a child when your child...