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Are Your Heirs Stuck with Your Charity Pledges?

Generally speaking, if you promise to give something of value to a charity, that promise constitutes a legal debt. There are nuances and exceptions, but your death is not normally one of them. Should you pass away leaving an unfulfilled, promised charitable donation to a nonprofit or charity, your heirs will have to deal with it in one fashion or another. […]

TIPS FOR THE CAREGIVER

By: Rachel Wallace  After my mother had a stroke, I longed to take care of her.  I was sure I was up to the challenge.  After all, how hard could it be?  I moved her in to live with me and was her primary caregiver for more than five years.  I learned it was harder […]

Newest member of the team

The newest member of The Germany Law Firm staff is a 16 week old Guide Dog for the Blind puppy named Tuppence, who comes to the office on a part-time basis.  Her puppy raiser, Cathy, is a Legal Assistant in the office and part-time puppy raiser for Guide Dogs for the Blind in California.  Tuppence […]

HIPAA Information

HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act which was signed into law in August 1996. HIPAA was originally intended to support the portability of health insurance and to improve fraud and abuse protections, but provisions were added to improve administrative efficiency, reduce paperwork, and ensure confidentiality and privacy of electronic information. The purpose […]

Recommended Article: 5 ways to plan a secure future for your child with special needs

We highly recommend this read from Terry Savage https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/sns-201505011930–tms–savagectnts-a20150503-20150503-column.html

Changes To Come In Same Sex Domestic Relations Law

Please take time to read this well written article by Ryann Peyton of the Harris Law Firm regarding Changes To Come In Same Sex Domestic Relations Law.  https://www.lawweekonline.com/2015/01/changes-to-come-in-same-sex-domestic-relations-law/

News Release: The ABLE Act

January 5, 2015 News Release: The ABLE Act Congress recently passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (“ABLE”) Act which establishes a new type of tax advantaged saving plan for certain people with disabilities.  From a tax perspective, these accounts are similar to Roth IRAs and 529 education savings plans in that, while contributions are […]

Deceptive Practices: Taking a Look at Private Medicaid Advantage Plans and Investment Sales

Deceptive Practices: Taking a Look at Private Medicaid Advantage Plans and Investment Sales The increased amount of wealth held by older investors who now make up one third of all U.S. investors, has led to senior citizens increasingly become targets of financial abuse and fraud. Approximately 5 million senior citizens become victims of deceptive investment […]

Thank you first responders!

We want to thank all Colorado first responders for their service. This Thursday we were fortunate to get the chance to attend the CPFF Foundation Cup to benefit the Colorado Professional Firefighters Foundation at the Colorado National Golf Club course and meet some of our wonderful first responders.   Meeting first responders at Thursday’s tournament brought […]

The Germany Law Firm

The Germany Law Firm, P.C. is a probate, elder law and estate planning law firm with locations in Denver, Westminster and Erie, Colorado dedicated to providing clients with exceptional service by focusing on their individual needs and long-term planning goals. We work with all families and individuals and understand how unexpected challenges arise when it […]

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