Fort Collins Wills, Trusts, & Probates


Planning for our future can bring a sense of relief and peace to ourselves and our loved ones. The Fort Collins wills and trusts attorneys at Kneeland & Lazure Law help you take steps now to handle your assets and debts after death, arrange for care or limit medical treatment if you become unable to care for yourself, and make important arrangements to lighten the burden on your family when you pass away.

Kneeland & Lazure Law works with clients in the following areas of Fort Collins estate planning and probate services:

  • Simple will
  • Contingent trust will (for parents with children)
  • Gift designation through a revocable or irrevocable trust
  • Durable power of attorney
  • Medical power of attorney
  • Living will
  • Creation/termination of a co-tenancy
  • Beneficiary changes in life insurance policies or 401(k) plans
  • New life insurance policies or transfers
  • Changes in investments or investment ownership
  • Probate

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When your loved one dies or if you have been named as the personal representative/executor of someone’s estate, it can often be challenging and confusing to know which steps to take. Whether the person has a valid will or not, the attorneys at Kneeland & Lazure Law can partner with you to work through the steps of completing probate.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens if I am named as a personal representative/executor of an estate?

That means that you will have the legal authority/responsibility to accomplish the stated desires in the deceased person’s will. We are here to assist you with all of your needs and to walk you through Colorado Probate.

How long does probate take?

It depends on the complexity of the assets of the estate. Typically most cases are completed within 6 – 18 months.

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