Fraud Alleged In Heiress’s Estate20120306135834

Fraud Alleged In Heiress’s Estate

Since dying at the age of 104 in May, 2011, heiress Huguette Clark’s estate has drawn widespread interest as it has gone through numerous twists...
What can a Probate Attorney do for You?20110318072645

What can a Probate Attorney do for You?

Probate is the process of administering the estate of a deceased person, whether or not they had a will. How does a probate attorney fit into the pic...
Ancillary Probate Explained20110225075129

Ancillary Probate Explained

Did you know that the laws of the state where real estate or tangible personal property is physically located will govern what happens to out of state...
Why Does Probate Take so Long?20110208085240

Why Does Probate Take so Long?

Mention estate planning to anyone and most likely they will associate it with avoiding probate. Probate is the legal process of ‘settling’ an estate ...
What Happens to Your Retirement Account When You Die?20110106075531

What Happens to Your Retirement Account When You Die?

A retirement account is an important component of a comprehensive estate plan, but what happens to the balance of your account upon your passing?...
How a Will is Made Self Proving20101230121730

How a Will is Made Self Proving

In every state there are laws that pertain to what makes a will valid. In Colorado, a will must be signed by the testator, the person who had the wil...
What is Probate?20100823083543

What is Probate?

Often an estate plan addresses the process known as probate – but what is probate and where does it fit into an estate plan?...
Using Payable on Death Accounts to Avoid Probate20100714031130

Using Payable on Death Accounts to Avoid Probate

In order to distribute your assets to your heirs after you pass on, your estate typically must go through a legal process known as probate. This can b...
What Are the Duties of an Executor?20100709015457

What Are the Duties of an Executor?

Has a loved one named you as the executor (or “personal representative”, in Colorado)of their Last Will and Testament? If so, you may wond...
How Is Your Property Titled?20100705002611

How Is Your Property Titled?

You can be the owner of property in three ways: as an individual in your own name jointly with one or more other people through contract rights How yo...