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The McKenzie Firm Introduction Video.

Having a trust is like having your own little private company. Like a company, a trust is a special entity that has its own identity and legal rights, independent of you. Video Page
The biggest mistake people make with regard to estate planning is not doing it. Video Page
Probate is only necessary in a limited number of circumstances. Unless you own a certain amount of assets or real estate by yurself when you die, probate isn’t required in Colorado. Video Page
A lot of people think an estate plan only does one thing: designate who should get their stuff after they die, but's there is more to it than that. Video Page
Probate is simply the court process used to distribute someone’s assets after he or she passes away. Video Page
Although many people assume that an estate plan only becomes necessary after a certain level of wealth has been achieved, the most important reason to get an estate plan in place is because you have people who rely on you. Video Page
Setting up a trust is a two-part process. People tend to be very good about taking the first step, but then often overlook the second step, which is probably just as important. Video Page
An important part – but not the only part! – of what your estate plan should address is who will handle your property and finances if you can’t, not only if you die, but also if you are hospitalized for an extended period of time. To do this, you need at least two documents... Video Page
While most people know that an estate plan provides instructions on what should happen to your property, fewer realize that it should also include instructions on how your medical care should be handled. Video Page
Property and money are a frequent source of friction among family members. But sometimes other issues become a much more difficult source of conflict. Video Page