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  • Instructions for Executing Wills (form included) PDF

    Wills must be signed in front of two witnesses and a notary public. Read this document for more information and to get a form you will need in writing your will. (You must have Acrobat Reader on your computer to open this file. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Acrobat icon to download.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services - Fort Collins
  • What to do when someone dies: Responsibilities of the Personal Representative and Trustee Under Probate

    Dealing with the loss of a loved one is difficult. The goal of this chapter in the CBA Senior Law Handbook is to provide you with some important information that may hopefully make the days and weeks after the passing a little easier. Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Estate Planning

    These chapters (15 16 & 19) of the Senior Law Handbook has information such as the following: distribution of assets, ownership of property, estate planning techniques, taxes, funeral issues and more. The Senior Law Handbook is a project of the Colorado Bar Association's Elder Law and the Trust and Estate Sections.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Statutory Power of Attorney form PDF

    This is a Statutory Power of Attorney form that evidences the creation of a relationship between two people who are designated as the "principal" and the "agent". The principal designates the agent in the document, and the agent is authorized to act on the principal's behalf for whatever business the power of attorney permits. Content Detail

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    The Legal Center
  • Medical Advance Directives

    Once you've clicked on the link go to page 303. This chapter of the Senior Law Handbook has information such as the following: Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney, C.P.R. Directives, Organ Donation, and more. (The Senior Law Handbook is a project of the Colorado Bar Association's Elder Law Forum Committee and the Community and Civil Affairs Committee of the Trust and Estate Section.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    If you have a legal dispute, the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) may be able to help. This link will take you to their homepage. The ODR exists to establish and make available dispute resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Senior Citizen's Resources

    The following topics are covered on this site: Consumer Protection for Seniors Education, Jobs and Volunteerism for Seniors End-of-Life Issues Federal and State Agencies for Seniors Health for Seniors Housing for Seniors Laws and Regulations Concerning Seniors Money and Taxes for Seniors Retirement Content Detail

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    usa.gov