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Colorado attorney Neil Gorsuch becomes the 113th Justice to the Supreme Court

After his nomination on January 31, 2017, Colorado attorney Neil Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate on April 7, 2017.[2]Gorsuch, age 49, is the youngest sitting Supreme Court justice since Clarence Thomas.[3] In February 2016, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia died, leaving a vacancy on the highest federal court in the United States. Article…

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Your Estate Plan Should Change with You

Did you know that National Estate Planning Awareness Week in October (17 – 23 in 2016) was adopted in 2008 as an outreach effort to help the estimated 120 million Americans who do not have a current effective plan in place for an unexpected illness, accident or untimely death.  Having an estate plan helps avoid…

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Senior Law Day and Safety Summit

Hi friends! If you or a loved one knows a senior who wants to know more about the resources available to them in the 18th Judicial District (covering Douglas, Arapahoe, Lincoln and Elbert Counties), please come to the Senior Law Day and Safety Summit on October 14, 2016 at the Charles Schwab Center in Lone…

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2016 Tax Updates for Estate, Gift and GST Tax

The changes for 2016 are pretty mild compared to previous years, with the annual gift tax exclusion amount remaining the same at $14,000 per person and the Applicable Exclusion Amount only increasing by $20,000 to $5,450,000 from $5,430,000 in 2015. A. Annual Exclusion from Gift Tax. There is an annual exclusion from gift taxes of…