Modern Families and Social Security Survivor Benefits

Test Tube Baby Art

Modern Families and Social Security Survivor Benefits Modern families come in many different forms, including families with children posthumously conceived through assisted reproductive technologies (“ART”) and married same-sex couples.  Two recent cases have addressed the following question: “Who is a family member entitled to federal benefits?”  Under current law in Colorado, a child conceived within […]

Should You Use Software to “Do Your Will?”

Gavel on Last Will and Testament Paper

Should You Use Software to “Do Your Will?” People often tell me that they are considering using software to do their wills.  I understand why.  Lawyers are expensive and the software costs about $100.  Unfortunately, software wills provide false peace of mind.  Problems aren’t found until after you die, leaving a mess for your loved […]