What to Do When You Don’t Know If a Will Has Been Left Behind

On March 31, 2016

In a perfect world, you would be advised of your loved one’s final wishes, and you would know exactly where to look for his will so you can carry out all of the details. As we all know, however, the world is far from perfect. And in the realm of estate planning, that can mean that families do not always share crucial details about their wills – and the locations of these documents – with their loved ones. Ultimately, that…
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Essential Checklist for Estate Executors

On March 21, 2016

The death of a loved one can be a great loss. For those who are named as executors of an estate, however, the death can mean that it’s time to get to work carrying out the loved one’s final wishes and getting the estate settled. Because there can be a lot to do after a loved one passes away, the following is a helpful checklist executors can use to get started. For professional advice and/or experienced help along the way,…
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What Is Intestate Succession?

On March 11, 2016

Intestate succession refers to the body of laws that comes into play when someone passes away without leaving behind a will. To clarify the impacts of intestate laws and what to expect from the intestacy process in Colorado, below, we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions about Colorado intestacy. Colorado Intestacy FAQs Q – Will all property be affected by Colorado intestacy laws? A – Not necessarily, as it will depend whether a given asset was jointly…
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