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The term executor or executrix is not the term we use in Colorado. We hear our clients use that term a lot. The term we use in Colorado is gender neutral, and it’s called a personal representative. That is the exact same thing as an executor or executrix. That’s the individual who’s going to be […]

What is Probate?

Probate is a judicial process where a court is involved and the purpose of this Probate is to transfer assets from the deceased (the decedent), to the appropriate people who are living. For more information about family law or divorce matters in Colorado, contact Miller & Steiert, PC today www.m-s-lawyers.com or 303-798-2525.

There’s a new law in Colorado regarding digital assets, and we affectionately refer to the law as RUFADA. That stands for the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. It is a mouthful, but what this act is trying to do is it’s trying to reverse the issues that federal law has presented. Under […]

Who May Have Access To My Digital Assets?

If you want to get access to social media, the Power of Attorney must specifically state that your agent has the right or ability to get access to that account. The second individual would be a trustee of a trust and third would be a conservator of somebody’s estate. For more information about family law […]

If a loved one has passed away and there is either no planning in place or the planning that is in place does not address digital assets, unfortunately the answer is that there’s not much that we can do. The terms of service in federal law are likely going to control, in which case nobody […]

One of the things that you can do is to create a list of user names and passwords. Here at Miller and Steiert, we keep up on all the changing laws with digital assets so that your estate plan is also up to date. For more information about family law or divorce matters in Colorado, […]

What Is A Digital Asset?

Traditionally, when people think of assets when they die, they’re thinking of either a tangible asset like a car, jewelry, furniture or they’re thinking about some type of financial account like a life insurance policy or a bank account, investment accounts, but now that we’re living our lives in the digital world, we need to […]

A woman who’s pregnant or has a pregnancy related condition has to be treated the same in employment purposes as any other employee would be treated. For more information about family law or divorce matters in Colorado, contact Miller & Steiert, PC today www.m-s-lawyers.com or 303-798-2525.

A severance agreement comes about when there’s a separation of employment and the employer wants to give to the employee benefits to which they otherwise would not be entitled in exchange for the employee releasing any and all claims that they might have against the employer. The common terms in the severance agreement would include […]

There are two major categories of assets that are going to be triggering the court process following a person’s death. The first is Real Estate. The 2nd is is if your assets in total equal $66,000 in 2017 or more. For more information about family law or divorce matters in Colorado, contact Miller & Steiert, […]

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