Category Archives: Estate Planning

The Downsides of DIY Wills

Estate planning can be emotionally taxing, so much so that people tend to avoid visiting an estate planning attorney, much like they avoid going to the doctor or the dentist. If you are one of those people who avoid visiting an attorney, or if you are considering using a fill-in-the-blank or do-it-yourself (DIY) will, this […]

Spring Cleaning: Reviewing Your Estate and Tax Planning Documents

A Conversation with Varra Financial Associates and The Germany Law Firm Colorado families should annually review their estate and tax planning documents, regardless of the number of assets they hold. Working in tandem with an experienced estate planning attorney and a financial planner is the best way to ensure your assets are protected for generations […]

The best gift for your family is preparation.

As your family comes together for the holidays, you have a rare opportunity to discuss your estate planning and the future.  Some good conversation starters are: Have you created an estate plan that includes a will or trust? Do you have a care plan in case you get sick and the related legal documents you […]

News Release: The Germany Law Firm, P.C. continues expanding.

  Contact: Amy Tallent, The Tallent Company, [email protected], 720-460-1826 For immediate release (Erie, Colorado)- The Germany Law Firm, P.C. is excited to announce the opening of its newest location in Louisville, Colorado. “It’s important to us that we are as accessible as possible to clients all over the Front Range and Northern Colorado.  Opening this […]

Coronavirus Updates & Information in the Legal World

By The Germany Law Firm In the last month, our world has changed significantly and we want to highlight just a few major changes that you should be aware of. The Germany Law Firm, P.C. is open and working remotely to keep our staff and clients safe. We recognize that now more than ever is […]

WHY ESTATE PLANNING NOW IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER—AND WHY WE MAY NEVER DRINK CORONA BEER AGAIN!

It is 2 am and I cannot sleep like most people right now absorbing the fact our entire world has changed in the last week.  We have gone from working, going about our day, to the whole world being trapped at home on a Stay at Home Order from our Governor.  Never in the history […]

Why Hire an Attorney to Draft Your Will, Trust or Other Documents?

Your Last Will and Testament, your Revocable Living Trust and your medical and financial Powers of Attorney are legal documents. A Will directs who your property will pass to when you die. A trust is also a legal document created during life or as part of your Will, whereby an individual transfers ownership of property […]

A letter from Lead Attorney & Owner, Susie Germany

I wanted to share with you that due to the COVID-19 situation, we are receiving a lot of questions about the safety of long-term care facilities right now as well as questions about Wills, Trusts, Medical Powers of Attorney, Financial Powers of Attorney and Living Wills/Advanced Directives, if people get sick and cannot manage their […]

The Pitfalls of Do It Yourself Planning

What you need to know before downloading that form. By Susie Germany, Esq. When clients ask us why they should hire us to prepare their estate plan instead of downloading a form off the internet or attending a large group seminar and doing fill-in-the blank forms, I often respond with another question like “would you […]

Working with a Financial Advisor

Why and how working with a good financial advisor can help avoid elder fraud or exploitation and protect transfers of wealth generation to generation. Financial advisors play an important role in their clients’ lives. Advisors are with clients through major life events, including, marriage, home-buying, child-raising, changing jobs, caring for elderly parents, the loss of […]

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