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Will a trust bypass probate?

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Will a trust bypass probate?

Many people want to avoid probate when planning their estates. A lot of the reasoning is due to misunderstanding how probate works, but in any case, it is nice to do what you can to ensure probate is a speedy process. That may mean making decisions that allow your...

3 Probate myths explored

Some wills are specifically designed to avoid probate; others are less detailed. Some estates are intestate, meaning there is no will outlining the decedent’s wishes.  For the general public, probate may not be a familiar topic. It is nebulous and open to speculation,...

Navigating a probate dispute

The probate process can be complex for a host of reasons. Even when things go smoothly and no problems arise during the process, family members may have a hard time due to stress, uncertainty about various legal issues and other matters. However, when things go wrong,...

How can I avoid probate?

Probate is the process where Colorado ensures your wishes are followed after you die by having the court review your estate. Sometimes, it can be a lengthy process. In all cases, it costs money for fees. It is possible to avoid probate in some cases, though, according...