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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 […]

The “Sandwich Generation”

The “Sandwich Generation” are the adults squeezed between aging parents and their own children, both of whom need help. It is not uncommon for these adults to juggle a full-time job while taking care of their elders as well as raising children (or grandchildren). Nearly half of Americans between the ages of 40 and 60 […]

Why your college student needs legal planning documents

What Happens if Your Child Has an Emergency While Away at College? By Susie Germany, Esq. As your buzzing cell phone wakes you up in the middle of the night, you realize what time it is and orient yourself. It is a number you do not recognize. When you answer the phone, you realize the […]

The Germany Law Firm, P.C. welcomes new attorney

The Germany Law Firm, P.C. is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Glaze to its firm! Ms. Glaze has over seventeen years’ of experience as an attorney and has concentrated her practice in the area of wills, estates, guardianships, conservatorships, and probate litigation. She also represented clients in commercial transactions, real property title correction […]

Featured on Mind of a Millionaire podcast!

Owner & Lead Attorney, Susie Germany of The Germany Law Firm, P.C. is featured on Mind of a Millionaire podcast. Listen to Susie discuss the ins and outs of creating a trust and answers several questions that we are frequently asked regarding estate planning. https://www.denverwealthmanagement.com/blog/mind-of-a-millionaire-estate-planning-interview-with-susie-germany

Meet Harmony – Guide Dog in Training

If you’ve visited our Erie office recently you may have met Harmony, a 6-month old Labrador Retriever puppy currently in training to become a Guide Dog for the Blind.  Harmony is the 5th puppy that Germany Law Firm’s legal assistant, Cathy Baker, has raised and trained. Cathy also raised Harmony’s mother, Ocean, who is now […]

Fraud in the Family

JONATHAN BARTLETT The people you know best are most likely to cheat or swindle you by Gary Weiss, AARP The Magazine When you think of the villains who defraud older people, you might picture crooks hacking into bank accounts or selling bogus stocks. But don’t be misled. The real scoundrels might be sitting at your next family […]

Changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Special Recognition

The Germany Law Firm is grateful for you, our clients, and we appreciate the trust you place in us to assist with your legal needs. We continued to experience steady growth in 2017 and now have offices in Denver, Erie, Brighton, and Loveland! As we grow we remain committed to providing you with quality, personalized, […]

How to prepare financially for being a widow/widower

by Robert Powell, Special for USA TODAY Among the risks that married couples face in retirement, this one is unavoidable. It’s the risk of becoming a widow or widower. And that risk comes with some dramatic consequences, according to a Society of Actuaries report, “Managing Post-Retirement Risks: A Guide to Retirement Planning.” According to that report, […]

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