Avoiding Probate with a Beneficiary Deed

Is there a way I can transfer property to a loved one and avoid probate?  Yes, there is!  If you own real estate in your sole name (i.e. without a co-owner), you have limited options if you want to pass the property to a beneficiary at your death without the necessity of probate. An easy […]

Do I Have to Go Through Probate If I Have a Will?

Does a Will always have to be probated? The good news is that probate may not be necessary in all cases. Probate and Property Held in Joint Names It is fairly common for individuals to own assets in joint names with their spouses, children, or others. If an asset is owned jointly with “rights of […]

CCRJ New Senior Counsel: Matthew Weeber

CCRJ is happy to announce that Matthew J. Weeber has been promoted to Senior Counsel. Matt’s significant experience in construction defect, premises liability and bodily injury matters have made him an integral part of CCRJ’s civil litigation group since 2016. Please join us in congratulating Matt on his promotion.

Who Is a “Homeowner”?

CCRJ Partner Gregg Rich and Senior Counsel Anne McMichael authored an article in the Construction Claims Fall 2018 magazine titled “Who Is a Homeowner?“ Their article offers an insight into the court’s interpretation of who is protected under Colorado’s Homeowner Protection Act of 2007, C.R.S. § 13-20-806(7). You can access the article via the below […]

CCRJ Supports ALS Association

CCRJ is excited to announce it has teamed up with the ALS Association in the fight against ALS. On October 13, 2018, CCRJ will be sponsoring a table at the 2018 Walk to Defeat ALS at Sloan’s Lake Park. This event will feature a kids’ tent, music and more, so bring the whole family out […]

Book Launch! “Relax in Retirement: Conversations with Denver Experts on Maximizing your Sunset Years”

CCRJ Senior Counsel, Anne McMichael is a contributing author to the upcoming book, “Relax in Retirement: Conversations with Denver Experts on Maximizing Your Sunset Years”. This book will feature advice and resources on financial security, tax planning, housing, and, of course, estate planning. Anne offers advice on topics such as: (1) the importance of planning […]

What is Probate?

Probate.  Ugh.  Most of us cringe at the thought of dealing with the Court system when we are alive.  Why would anyone possibly want or need to involve the Courts after they have passed away? Probate is actually a very common legal procedure through which assets are legally passed from the deceased to his or […]

CCRJ Offering 20% Off All Estate Plans – Make a New Year’s Resolution to Plan for Your Future!

Happy 2018! New Year’s resolutions almost always include self-improvement and bettering ones’ future. To help you keep this resolution, CCRJ is offering 20% off all estate plan packages and ala carte estate documents through the end of February. EVERYONE should have an estate plan and it’s never too late to start the process. Contact Anne […]

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