Business Owners Should Consider Leaving Estate Unequally By Shelley Thompson, Shareholder In the area of trusts, estates, and probate litigation, one of the most common reasons for disputes between siblings after the death of a parent who owns a business or family land is the parent’s unwillingness to leave the estate unequally, or an attorney’s Read More
UNSOLICITED AND UNEXPECTED COMMUNICATIONS AND THE TROUBLE THEY CAN CREATE 2018 ETHICS UPDATE1 PRESENTATION TO THE TAX, BUSINESS LAW, REAL ESTATE AND TRUST AND ESTATE SECTIONS DECEMBER 12, 2018 BY HERRICK K. LIDSTONE, JR. BURNS, FIGA &WILL, P.C. GREENWOOD VILLAGE,CO How many times have we received emails from unknown parties starting off: “Can your Read More
Protecting Personal Identifying Information In Colorado – The Rules Have Changed By Lauren M. Collins, Esq., Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. & Jeremy Schupbach, Director, Legislative Relations, Colorado Bar Association On September 1, 2018, Colorado House Bill 18-1128 (“HB 1128”) went into effect. HB 1128 essentially heightens Colorado covered entities’ obligations to implement plans to Read More
The Business Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association recognizes that many of its members and other lawyers actively participate in the process of improving the business laws of the State of Colorado by working together to draft business legislation, help other lawyers understand and practice business law, and promote high standards of professionalism for Read More
Amendments to Mandatory Continuing Education Rules The ‘65’ Exemption Becomes the ‘72’ Exemption1 By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. Burns, Figa & Will, P.C. Greenwood Village, Colorado Under existing (soon to be repealed) Rule 260.5 of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure, “[a]ny attorney shall be exempt from the minimum educational requirements set forth in [Rules Read More
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Estate/Gift Tax Changes By Shelley Thompson and Lauren Collins On January 1, 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Jobs Act”) became effective, which made significant changes to the federal tax code. Significantly, for estate planning purposes, beginning with deaths occurring and gifts given after January 1, 2018, the Read More
Candy Figa spoke at the CWBA’s Storming the Bench Program on February 27, 2018. It is a unique opportunity to gain the insider’s perspective on the judicial nominating process. Ms. Figa is a member of the 18th Judicial Nominating Commission and served on a Federal Judicial Vacancy Committee.
Michael Jewell was recently invited to speak at the Mining Exploration International 2018 Conference. Mr. Jewell will present on “Incorporating Public Health and Epidemiological Interventions that Promote Social License and Financial Backing into Mine Closures and Reclamation Projects.” MEI2018 will be held in Las Vegas, NV from September 6-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Read More