Beneficiary Deeds – Defined and Example

By Bruce Alan Danford, LLM (revised 5/1/2017) “Neither fish nor fowl” best describes a new estate-planning tool passed by the Colorado legislature as House Bill 04-1048 and signed into law on May 12, 2004. This article will describe in short what beneficiary deeds... read more

BASIC FACTS REGARDING PROBATE

Exactly what is Probate? Probate is generally defined as the administration of the decedent’s estate. Administration includes collecting the decedent’s assets, paying the debts, paying any taxes, and distributing the assets to the heirs. Commonly there is a great fear... read more

The Case for an Independent Tax Court in Colorado

By Daniel A. Edelstein, J.D., LL.M. Associate at The Law Firm of Bruce A. Danford, LLC May 2013 Introduction In 2006 the American Bar Association (the “ABA”) adopted the Model State Administrative Tax Tribunal Act (the “Model Act”). Since that time, some states have... read more

Conservatorship of an Adult

By Bruce Alan Danford, LLM (rev’d 9/26/11) This article is about a Conservatorship for an adult. In order to understand exactly what a conservatorship is and how one is created we will begin with some definitions. A Conservator is defined under Colorado Revised... read more

Basic Facts Regarding Probate

By Bruce Alan Danford, Esq. Exactly what is Probate? Probate is generally defined as the administration of the decedent’s estate. Administration includes collecting the decedent’s assets, paying the debts, paying any taxes, and distributing the assets to to the heirs.... read more

Beneficiary Deeds

By Bruce Alan Danford, LLM (rev’d 9/26/11) “Neither fish nor fowl” best describes a new estate-planning tool passed by the Colorado legislature as House Bill 04-1048 and signed into law on May 12, 2004. This article will describe in short what beneficiary deeds are,... read more

The Terri Schiavo Tragedy

By: Bruce Alan Danford, Esq. This article is not meant to advance the position taken by neither the parents of Terri Schiavo nor her husband in this most tragic event. I certainly do not claim any theological or spiritual insight in the arguments advanced by either... read more

Guardianship of an Adult

By Bruce Alan Danford, LLM (rev’d 9/26/11) This article is about a Guardianship for an adult. In order to understand exactly what a guardianship is and how one is created we will begin with some definitions. A Guardian is defined under Colorado Revised Statute (CRS) §... read more

Colorado Law Firm Litigates on Behalf of Your Business

Gets results to keep your business moving If you engage in commerce, sooner or later you are almost certain to encounter a dispute with a client or contractor that you’ll need outside help to resolve. At The Law Firm of Bruce A. Danford, LLC, we have been assisting... read more

Disposition of Last Remains

“What Happens to Me When I Die?” By Bruce Alan Danford, LLM (10/3/11) Will my wishes as to what happens to my body be respected when I die? Many of us have strong feelings about whether we wish to be buried, be cremated, or have some other disposition made of our... read more