After recently writing about the duties of a fiduciary, we wanted to follow up with a post on available remedies if there is a breach.Those who serve as a trustee, personal representative for an estate or attorney-in-fact to manage financial affairs are in a position...
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Month: April 2017
A sheepish admission from a grandmother that she had been swindled of her savings launched a Washington state stay-at-home mother into action and advocacy.First, she had to get prosecutors to investigate the case and pursue criminal charges. Advocacy and lobbying for...
Few people fully understand fiduciary duties in the context of trusts, estates, guardianships, conservatorships and similar matters. This is because they generally do not have to handle these duties on a daily basis.As we discussed in our December blog post, a...
A New York Times book review had an especially personal tone. The reviewer is living with an advanced cancer diagnosis and grappling with care decisions. The book “Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life” raises some important...
Probate in Colorado is required to transfer assets to heirs if an estate contains more than $50,000 of personal property or real property (for example, a home in Cherry Creek or a condo in Steamboat). This low threshold means your estate may be destined for probate if...
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