Extreme Sports Enthusiasts Need to Get Their Estate in Order

Access to terrain suitable for extreme sports, such as snowboarding, skiing, mountain biking, and other high-risk sports, are part of the reason people move to places like Colorado. For many, these sports become a part of a person’s lifestyle and can come to define their life. Unfortunately, these sports can also end life when things […]

3 Reasons It’s Time to Update Your Will

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There is a good chance that, throughout your life, you will want to revise your will. There are many reasons a person may want to update their will, and in this article, we’re going to look at a few. But first, before sorting out the details of your will, you’ll want to be sure you […]

Avoid Common Mistakes When Writing a Will

When writing a will, there are some things to consider when estate planning can protect you and your loved one’s wishes. Without enlisting the help of a qualified attorney, you could be left navigating many of the complex and tricky processes on your own. Common Mistakes When Writing a Will The biggest mistake people make […]

What’s the Difference Between Estate Planning and a Will?

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When people think about estate planning vs. a will, they often don’t realize the two processes are generally paired together. However, if you’re not familiar with the differences, you won’t know which one to choose depending on your individual situation. Estate Planning When making decisions about your estate, you’ll want to account for all your […]

Everyone Should Have a Medical Proxy

If you’re like most people, you likely haven’t given much thought towards who communicates your medical decisions if you can no longer do so for yourself. But the fact is, this is something that should be a priority for anyone starting their estate planning. What is a Medical Proxy? COVID should have highlighted the importance […]

Set Up a Trust to Control Your Assets Before You Pass Away

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In 2018 when Aretha Franklin passed away, she joined a long list of celebrities who died without creating a legal will. While estate planning can be complex, setting up a trust is typically a straightforward process. Setting up a trust involves transferring your assets to a trustee and allows you to protect assets even after […]

What Assets Should Be Included In Your Estate Plan

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For most people, estate planning means merely creating a will or trust. However, if you want to make sure all your assets are transferred to your beneficiaries seamlessly, there’s a lot more you should be considering. Types of Assets That Should Be Accounted for in an Estate Plan  Estate planning means thinking beyond drafting your […]

How to Broach Estate Planning With Your Parents

Broomfield CO, family attorney

Have you ever taken the time to discuss retirement or estate planning with your parents? If you haven’t yet had the conversation, you’re not alone. Most people are often reluctant to have difficult discussions with their loved ones about their final affairs. With so many millennials pushing 40, it’s time to have some hard conversations […]

The Benefits of Creating Trust to Protect Your Assets

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Well-crafted estate planning should include trusts. Even if you don’t have a fortune, your assets are still yours. Do you have a family vacation home? Trusts are a great way to establish ground rules and keep the taxman from claiming it later. What is a Trust? A trust establishes legal protection for the trustor’s assets […]

How to Plan Your Estate through Different Life Stages

Broomfield CO, family attorney Mark A. Weseman

Many people think estate planning means having a will. Others feel as though estate planning is only needed when you’re reaching retirement age. These are just some of the misconceptions about the topic of estate planning. Sadly, it’s misconceptions like these that leave many loved ones unprepared to manage your assets after you’re gone. Regardless […]