Legal Insight: What To Do When A Loved One Dies

Legal Insight: What To Do When A Loved One Dies

When a loved one dies, it is important to know what to do and what not to do. Much of it will depend on whether your loved one had a Last Will and Testament or a Revocable Trust and how the deceased person’s assets are titled at the time of death, since assets can be...
Legal Insight: What is Probate

Legal Insight: What is Probate

What is Probate? Probate is a legal proceeding whereby a court appoints a personal representative to administer the estate of a deceased person (the “decedent”). However, not everyone who dies has their estate go through probate. So how do you know if a decedent’s...
Legal Insight: Sealing Criminal Records in Colorado

Legal Insight: Sealing Criminal Records in Colorado

In August 2019, Colorado expanded eligibility for file sealing. The new laws apply to all cases, including cases from before 2019. “Sealing” a record prevents any member of the public from seeing the case record. The record is not destroyed, but for all public...
COVID-19 Legal Insights | CO Evictions

COVID-19 Legal Insights | CO Evictions

On June 13, 2020, Governor Jared Polis signed Executive Order D 2020 101 (the “Order”) temporarily extending the required notice prior to commencing a forcible entry and detainer action (aka, an eviction) or terminating a tenancy or other estate in a mobile home park...
COVID-19 Legal Insight: Bar Closures

COVID-19 Legal Insight: Bar Closures

On Tuesday June 30, 2020, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued Executive Order D 2020 123 which amended and extended previous Executive Order D 2020 091. This order changes the conditions previously set bars in regards to opening and operations. The order closes bars...

A Private Right of Action Comes to Privacy

By Rudy E. Verner and Jacob Scarr Now that the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is in effect, businesses face even more risks around data breaches. Much like other privacy laws, the CCPA provides for enforcement by the California Attorney General’s office,...