If you have suffered the loss of a loved one you may be wondering:
How we can help:
The probate attorneys at Benson & Case have been helping people through the probate process for over 30 years. We strive to help make this difficult time as easy on you and your family as possible. Probate law is a court proceeding administering the estate of the deceased, trust administration, estate tax planning, and probate litigation to resolve disputes, inheritance rights, and will contests.
Types of Probate in Colorado – Simple Probate
When there is a will to refer to in the probate process, the estate is referred to as a testate estate; alternately, in cases when there is no will present, these estates are referred to as intestate estates. The following outlines the three types of probate cases, as defined by Colorado probate law:
We also specialize in aggressive probate litigation. When a loved one passes away there are times when probate litigation is necessary.
We know this can be a troubling time for all involved so we provide fast, competent and skilled representation to arrive at a solution.
Denver Probate Lawyers
Probate is the legal process of overseeing the estate of a deceased person, according to the terms of his will, distributing his assets and debts and resolving any disputes related to the will and estate. While some probate cases will be straightforward due to the decedent having a well-written, up-to-date will, in the events when there is no will in place, there are multiple versions of a will or the will was poorly written and is out of date, probate matters can become extremely complicated and can engendered heated disputes between even the closest of family members.
At Benson & Case, our trusted Denver probate lawyers are committed to providing each of our Clients with top-of-the-line legal representation throughout the entire probate process. With more than 200 years of combined legal experience, our probate attorneys have an extensive knowledge of probate law, as well as fierce litigating skills, both of which can guarantee that your probate proceedings will be handled as efficiently as possible. When you work with our lawyers, you hire a team of probate attorneys who are dedicated to providing you with comprehensive legal support at every stage of the probate process.
Services Rendered by Our Denver Probate Attorneys
Among the services that our experienced Denver probate lawyers can provide include (but are not limited to) assistance in dealing with issues related to:
For an initial consult, as well as expert legal advice regarding the best manner in which to handle your probate matters, contact the esteemed Denver probate lawyers at Benson & Case by calling (303) 757-8300.
* Past case results cannot ensure future results, as each case must be decided on its own merits.
A group of siblings, all heirs to an estate, came to us because one heir had improperly transferred the family home into her name alone. We filed a lawsuit on behalf of certain heirs. We had a trial to the bench and were able to obtain a judgment based on a constructive trust. The home was returned to the estate and was divided equally among all of the children.
The Probate Attorneys at Benson & Case are proud to be speaking at the 2013 Senior Law Day, Saturday July 27 at the Denver Mart. This is Colorado’s only conference dedicated to providing legal and other pertinent information specifically to the senior population. For registration information, please go to the website: http://seniorlaw.annualcle.com/denver/ Make sure to sign up for our Workshop #27 What to do When Someone Dies at 11:00 and 12:10 p.m.