Three Estate Planning Considerations for Parents with Adopted Children20170309150711
Three Estate Planning Considerations for Parents with Adopted Children
Hammond Law GroupMarch 9, 2017Estate Planning, Guardianship, Parents with Children, trusts, wills0 comments
Estate planning for families with adopted children may present unique challenges, particularly when it comes to guardianship choices, creating a trust...
Ten Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Guardian for Children20161014085114
Ten Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Guardian for Children
Hammond Law GroupOctober 14, 2016Estate Planning, Guardianship, Parents with Children, wills0 comments
Choosing a guardian for your children is one of the most important tasks in estate planning. But it often stops many parents in their tracks, for the...
Guardians ad Litem in Colorado Probate20140424102525
Guardians ad Litem in Colorado Probate
Hammond Law GroupApril 24, 2014Guardianship, Probate2 comments
Sometimes, a probate proceeding in Colorado will involve a guardian ad litem. When a probate court hears a case that involves a minor, or an adult who...
What Happens When a Guardianship is Requested?20110310065324
What Happens When a Guardianship is Requested?
Hammond Law GroupMarch 10, 2011Elder Law, Guardianship0 comments
Having to consider a guardianship over an aging parent is difficult, although sometimes necessary. In most cases, if someone has a durable power of a...
Guardianship Attorneys and Their Role in Elder Law20110117073801
Guardianship Attorneys and Their Role in Elder Law
Hammond Law GroupJanuary 17, 2011Estate Planning, Guardianship0 comments
Guardianship may enter the life of a senior citizen when they are found to be lacking the ability to make certain decisions. A court may be needed to...
Three Alternatives to Guardianship20101210114354
Three Alternatives to Guardianship
Hammond Law GroupDecember 10, 2010Advance Medical Directives, Durable Power of Attorney, Elder Law, Guardianship, Incapacity Planning, trusts0 comments
A guardian is a surrogate decision-maker appointed by the court to make either personal and/or financial decisions for a minor or for an adult with me...
What Are a Guardian’s Responsibilities?20100820063737
What Are a Guardian’s Responsibilities?
Hammond Law GroupAugust 20, 2010Guardianship0 comments
If you have children under the age of 18, it’s vital to have a Will that names a guardian just in case something happens to you. This avoids the...