Custody – Putting the Children First

“I need to get legal custody of my children, but we aren’t married.  How do I do that?”  We get this question frequently. The name of the proceeding is a real mouth full: Allocation of Parental Responsibilities or “APR.” Colorado courts now speak of “decision making”...

Divorce – A Big and Final Decision

Thinking about getting a divorce?  That’s a big and often frightening decision to make.  If you decide to, then many questions come up.  Do you need a lawyer?  What do you have to do?  Where do you go to court?  What happens to the children?  To the pets?  Who...

Probate – Things Left Undone

Probate.  It has a really bad reputation.  You’re supposed to avoid it at all costs, right?  Not necessarily.  You always need a wise estate plan, but if your only concern is avoiding probate, you may end up with a plan that really is not the best one for you. So what...

Disability – Long Term Problems

We don’t like to think about ourselves or our loved ones becoming disabled.  However, it is becoming increasingly likely that disability will directly touch our lives.  A good estate plan helps to prepare for disability.  It can maximize the value of your money spent...