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2021 Colorado Medicaid Planning Download

Feb 19, 2021

Long-term care is expensive, so we created this 2021 Colorado Medicaid Planning download so you can determine whether you or your loved...

5 Ways to Contest a Will

Aug 7, 2020

There are a number of reasons why someone would want to contest a will. In this video segment, estate planning attorney Bill Henry disc...

An Irrevocable Trust Can Protect Your Money

Mar 25, 2021

Older people and those living with a long-term illness face the need for nursing home care toward the end of their lives. Sadly, too ma...

Answering Your Questions: Estate Planning & Elder Law

Jun 3, 2020

Each week, attorney Bill Henry hosts a live, online community event: Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law. If you’re...

Are Your Beneficiaries Liable for an Inherited Timeshare?

Aug 7, 2020

Timeshares can be great, but what if someone leaves you a timeshare in their will? Are you liable for an inherited timeshare and all th...

Avoid Putting an Adult Child on Your Bank Account

Apr 20, 2021

Many retired and elderly people put their adult children on their checking and savings accounts to help with paying bills and such. If ...

Bill Henry Talks Blended Family Estate Planning on KHOW

Jul 24, 2020

Blended Family Estate Planning R&H founding attorney Bill Henry talked with KHOW about blended family estate planning. Blended fami...

Blended Families: Update Your Estate Plan

Nov 16, 2022

Blended families can face numerous challenges, but one issue you can certainly avoid is your estate distribution upon your death. Unfor...

Busted! 3 Myths About Probate in Colorado

Sep 6, 2017

Probate is the legal process through which an individual’s possessions and assets are distributed after death. The process is usually, ...

Can I Change My Will in Colorado?

Oct 8, 2019

Subscribe to Our Estate Planning Videos!   Can I Change My Will? Colorado law presumes your Will is revocable and modifiable. What...

Can Medicaid Take My Loved One’s Home After They Pass Away?

Sep 9, 2021

The Medicaid Estate Recovery Program tries to get back some or all of the financial assistance it gave your loved one when they entered...

Can You Own a Ferrari & Qualify for Medicaid?

May 19, 2020

If you or your loved one has an expensive car, can you keep it and still get Medicaid to help pay for the nursing home? Elder law attor...

Castle Rock Estate Planning Lawyer

Dec 6, 2018

Call (303) 688-0944 for a free case assessment with our Castle Rock Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys. Nobody likes to think about ...

Colorado Advanced Directives: Speaking For You When You Can’t Speak For Yourself

Aug 22, 2018

Every Colorado adult should have advanced directives.

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Colorado Attorney Discusses Guardianship Versus Conservatorship in Colorado

Feb 16, 2022

Understanding the difference can help you when deciding what help your loved one needs. Our Colorado conservatorship and guardianship a...

Colorado Estate Planning if you Have Minor Children

Aug 3, 2017

Whether your days are spent wrangling toddlers, driving pre-teens to soccer practice and dance recitals or you just brought your first ...

Colorado Lawyer Discusses Estate Planning for Colorado Business Owners

Aug 9, 2017

Protect yourself, your family, and your business from potential creditors and predators. Most Colorado business owners spend their whol...

Colorado Medicaid Planning Guide

Aug 22, 2018

Qualifying for Medicaid is no simple matter. Find out more about what’s involved and how advance planning can help.

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Contesting A Will In Colorado

Nov 2, 2018

In this article, our attorneys discuss how to contest a will in Colorado The death of a loved one, whether sudden or expected, can shat...

Could I Benefit From an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust?

Oct 14, 2021

If you’re planning your estate, you may wonder whether an Irrevocable Life Insurance Trust, also called an ILIT, could benefit yo...

Do You Need a Pour-Over Will with a Trust?

Oct 12, 2020

When someone dies, all of his or her property may not automatically go to their trust. Some of the assets may still have to go through ...

Emergency Tax Extension: Learn About Tax Relief and More with Our 2020 Tax Cheat Sheet

Mar 20, 2020

The federal government is providing tax relief due to the COVID-19 pandeminc. Read on to learn more about the tax extension and how the...

Estate Planning: Take Charge of Your Future

Jan 10, 2019

Few people enjoy mulling over the prospect of dying. But, it happens to us all. Planning your estate and end of life wishes can provide...

Hiding Assets from Medicaid? Just Don’t Do It.

Aug 7, 2020

Hiding assets from Medicaid may be tempting. After all, most people cannot afford between $8,000 and $10,000 a month out of their own p...

How a Colorado Springs Estate Planning Attorney Can Help You

Aug 22, 2018

Contrary to popular belief, estate planning is not a task reserved only for the wealthy or elderly, nor is a once-and-done project. In ...

How a Denver Estate Planning Lawyer Can Help You

Aug 22, 2018

While it can be difficult to think about planning for the aftermath of a serious or fatal injury, it is important to take steps now to ...

How an Elder Law Attorney Can Help Your Family

May 11, 2020

Elder law is often confused for estate planning. That’s understandable since elder law and estate planning tend to be grouped int...

How can I protect my children’s inheritance with an estate plan?

Nov 8, 2022

The process of getting a divorce can be rife with stress and painful emotions. However, it can also be a time for renewal and a fresh s...

How Children in Blended Families Get Disinherited

Aug 3, 2019

If you’re married, you probably understand the need for a will to take care of your spouse and children if something happens to you. Un...

How Divorce Affects Your Will

Jul 30, 2021

It’s important to update your estate plan after divorce. While there are laws in place to protect you from your ex-spouse when yo...

How Do You Handle a Reverse Mortgage in Your Estate Plan?

Oct 6, 2020

Reverse mortgages usually are not top of mind when people initially create their estate plan. Reverse mortgages tend to occur later in ...

How Do You Qualify for Medicaid?

Sep 7, 2021

Many elderly and disabled people will need Medicaid to help pay for their long-term care. Medicaid Planning Attorney Megan Jury explain...

How Much You Can Gift & Avoid Taxes

Jul 8, 2020

There’s a lot of confusion about how much money you can gift and avoid taxes. Estate Planning Attorney sheds some light on the co...

How to Afford the Nursing Home Without Selling Your House

Apr 30, 2020

Keep Your Home & Afford the Nursing Home It costs about $9,000 a month to receive care in a nursing home. Most people cannot afford...

How to Pay Family Caregivers Without Delaying Medicaid Eligibility

May 13, 2020

Many people want to pay their family caregiver for their help. However, these payments can hinder future Medicaid eligibility if they&#...

How to Qualify for Medicaid Without Losing All Your Retirement

Apr 27, 2020

If your spouse or parent needs long-term care in a nursing home but they cannot afford the cost, he or she will need Medicaid to cover ...

Important Estate Planning Terms

Oct 20, 2020

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan Estate planning is an incredibly important tool for everyone – not just the wealthy or those co...

Is an Electronic Will Right for You?

May 14, 2021

e-Wills Now Legally Recognized in Colorado In January 2021, the Colorado Legislature passed a bill giving an electronically created wil...

Is my IRA Protected from my Kid’s Creditors

Jul 29, 2019

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Our Colorado Estate Planning Attorneys Discuss 8 Mistakes to Avoid When Creating Your Colorado Estate Plan

Aug 3, 2017

In a nutshell, an estate plan ensures that your assets are distributed according to your wishes following your death. But there’s reall...

Plan Your Estate Before You Go on Vacation

May 24, 2021

From summer vacation to winter break, spending time with family or getting in some much-needed time to yourself is important now and th...

Protect Your Inheritance from an Unlawful Common Law Spouse

Dec 1, 2020

Since common law marriage is recognized in Colorado, it is important to take proper precautions. Estate Planning Attorney briefly expla...

Protecting Your (and Your Client’s) Real Estate Legacy

Jul 31, 2017

For homeowners and real estate investors alike, it’s prudent to protect the investments you’ve worked so hard to acquire an...

Q&A with our Lawyers: How Your Divorce Will Impact Your Colorado Estate Plan

Aug 3, 2017

Our divorce and estate planning attorneys discusses what to do with your Will after a divorce, happens if you don’t update your e...

Revocable Trusts

Aug 22, 2018

What is a revocable living trust and how might it benefit you.

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Robinson & Henry, P.C. Operating Remotely During COVID-19 Shutdowns

Mar 17, 2020

OPERATING REMOTELY DURING COVID-19 SHUTDOWNS Robinson & Henry, P.C. wants to ensure its staff and attorneys continue to provide the...

Same-Sex Couple Estate Planning

Jul 30, 2021

Same-sex couples face the same estate planning needs and issues as opposite-sex couples. Robinson & Henry Estate Planning Attorney ...

Save on Nursing Home Costs with Medicaid Planning

May 18, 2020

You can save on nursing home costs with Medicaid planning. Did you know it costs roughly $9,000 a month for a nursing home room in Colo...

The Dark Side of Joint Wills

Oct 19, 2020

Just like a standard will, joint wills dictate what happens with your assets after your death. A lot of people may ask the question, is...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law – July 16, 2020

Jul 17, 2020

Each week, estate planning attorney Bill Henry spends time educating the community about their estate planning options. Thursday Q&...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law – July 2, 2020

Jul 7, 2020

Each week, Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney Bill Henry spends time educating the community about their estate planning options. T...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law – July 30, 2020

Aug 3, 2020

Each week, estate planning attorney Bill Henry spends time educating the community about their estate planning options. This week, we g...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law – June 11, 2020

Jun 15, 2020

Estate planning and elder law attorney Bill Henry answered compelling questions about wills, advance inheritance, trusts, and more in t...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law – June 18, 2020

Jun 19, 2020

Each week, Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney Bill Henry spends time educating the community about their estate planning options. E...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law – June 25, 2020

Jun 26, 2020

Each week, Estate Planning and Elder Law attorney Bill Henry spends time educating the community about their estate planning options. E...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law – June 4, 2020

Jun 8, 2020

Each week estate planning and elder law attorney Bill Henry takes questions from individuals around Colorado. Below is the June 4, 2020...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law- August 13, 2020

Aug 14, 2020

Each week, estate planning attorney Bill Henry spends time educating the community about their estate planning and elder law options. T...

Thursday Q&A: Estate Planning & Elder Law- August 6, 2020

Aug 7, 2020

Each week, estate planning attorney Bill Henry spends time educating the community about their estate planning and elder law options. T...

True or False: There is More Than One Power of Attorney

Oct 12, 2020

Whether you’re traveling or preparing for the unexpected, a power of attorney can protect you and your family. Do you know which ...

True or False? A Last Will & Testament Covers End of Life Care

May 5, 2020

Do you know the difference between a living will and a last will and testament? These estate planning documents are often confused for ...

True or False? It’s a Good Idea to Put Your Kids on Your House to Avoid Probate?

Nov 2, 2020

Many people think if they put their kids on their home, it’ll help them avoid probate. What they don’t know is that it̵...

Understanding Colorado Financial Power Of Attorney

Aug 22, 2018

Who will step in to make financial decisions for you if your become incapacitated or disabled? A financial power of attorney defines th...

Understanding Colorado Medical Power of Attorney

Aug 22, 2018

Every adult should have a medical power of attorney in place. Find out why.

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What Happens if You Die without a Will?

Oct 12, 2021

Robinson & Henry Probate Attorney discusses some of the issues that can crop up with you pass away without a will. Meet With An Att...

What Happens to Your Timeshare When You Die?

Oct 12, 2020

Timeshares can be a headache when it comes to your estate planning. If not treated appropriately they can cause many time delays and ex...

What Happens When a Creditor Files a Claim on Your Loved One’s Estate

Sep 10, 2021

If your loved one has an open probate case, there is a chance a creditor could file a claim. Probate Attorney Tristan Younghaus explain...

What To Do if the Personal Representative is Not Doing Their Job

Sep 10, 2021

An estate’s personal representative has legal responsibilities to fulfill within a certain time frame. Robinson & Henry Proba...

What to Know About Trusts & How to Protect Your Assets from a Nursing Home

Feb 17, 2021

Trusts are designed to protect your assets, but not all trusts are same. You can change some of them after you create them; others you ...

What’s a Will & Why Do You Need One in Colorado?

Aug 22, 2018

Every Colorado adult should have a will. Don’t let the state decide. 

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Why You and Your Partner Should Consider a Cohabitation Agreement

Jul 21, 2022

We all need love, but marriage isn’t for everyone. If you and a significant other are living together, have you thought about how you w...