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  • Instructions for Executing Wills (form included)

    Wills must be signed in front of two witnesses and a notary public. Information about wills, including a form you'll need in writing your will. (You'll need a PDF reader to open this - find one at adobe.com (Adobe Reader)) (October 2017 - in review.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services - Fort Collins
  • Probate Forms - Colorado Courts

    Forms for probate issues such as estate, mental health, guardianships and conservatorships. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • What is a Will?

    This website answers questions such as what is a will, why you need a will, and more. Click on the website for information. Content Detail

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    AARP Legal Issues
  • Responsibilities of 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. Scroll to and click on Chapter 28. Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Estate Planning

    These chapters (15, 19 & 34) have the following information: distribution of assets, ownership of property, estate planning techniques, taxes, funeral issues and more. Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Tips for Older Adults on Living Trusts

    This fact sheet will give you basic information about living trusts and wills, and describes some of the most common scams. Content Detail

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    National Consumer Law Center
  • Medical Advance Directives

    Once you've clicked on the link go to Chapter 24. 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. Content Detail

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

    The ODR exists to establish and make available conflict resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Public Access: Court Records Searches

    Records of the court available on the Internet. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Representing Yourself in Court

    An introduction for people who are appearing in court without an attorney. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch - Pro Se and Customer Service Committees
  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch