We are Denver’s Estate Planning Attorneys
Kurtz and Peckham offers a full range of estate planning services in Colorado, including:
Abatement: The reduction of a legacy because there is not enough property in the estte to pay it.
Ademption: When someone is left specific property by will, and on death the property is not owned by the … Read More>>>
Will the courts recognize my living will?
Colorado has officially recognized the living will in the Colorado Medical Treatment Decision Act. This Act is codified at Colorado Revised Statute, Sections 15-18-101, et seq. Under the Act, a mentally competent person … Read More>>>
Death with Dignity
Kurtz & Peckham lawyers can help you draft a “living will” or “advanced medical directive” that allows you to express your wishes about limiting medical measures that could be taken to save your life. Please see our … Read More>>>
Advanced Medical Directive: written instructions, such as a living will or durable power of attorney, given by patients about the kind of health care they want to receive if they become unable to make their own treatment decisions.
Agent: the … Read More>>>
Kurtz & Peckham’s estate planning services include drafting and executing powers of attorney in a convenient and inexpensive manner.
Powers of attorney can be extremely useful for those persons who are concerned about their own possible loss of capacity to … Read More>>>
Probate is the legal process by which a person’s debts are paid and assets distributed upon his or her death. Estate administration includes the probate process as well as non-probate transfers of the deceased’s assets.
In addition to our estate … Read More>>>
A testamentary trust is a substitute for an outright gift under your will.
A trust is an arrangement under which you give your property to somebody else and he or she holds it for your or your beneficiaries. You will … Read More>>>