Can a Conservatorship be Contested?

A conservatorship is a legal appointment of a person who has been tasked with managing another person’s financial or life affairs. A conservatorship may be deemed necessary to protect an incapacitated person, a minor or an adult who the court feels is unable to properly care for his or her own financial affairs. (For example,

What’s the Difference Between a Power of Attorney and a Conservator?

Adulting is hard sometimes! Many adult responsibilities – even mundane ones – are necessary to fulfill your obligations: paying monthly bills, filing tax returns, purchasing/maintaining/selling a home or automobile, making/managing investments, etc. We often take for granted our ability to manage such tasks – even if they are not always easy or fun to do.

Reasons Why a Guardian Might Deny Visitation

A legal guardian is a person who is legally responsible for the care and well-being of a ward: a minor or an adult who cannot provide adequate self-care. A guardian may be appointed by the court (perhaps after being specifically named within an estate planning document) if the parents are deceased or if they are

Law Lingo: Personal Autonomy

Welcome to Law Lingo: a monthly blog series brought to you by Brown & Crona, LLC that explains estate planning terminologies in simple terms. This month we will explain the concept of personal autonomy. Personal autonomy is the ability to live life on your own terms, according to your own belief system and preferences –

Can a Family Override a Living Will?

There is a reason why a living will in Denver is such an important legal document: it cannot be changed by anyone other than the person who writes it. If you have prepared a living will, this means you have stated in writing what type of medical care you want administered if you become incapacitated

#FreeBritney: A Conservatorship for the Books

In 2008, singer Britney Spears lost full control over her estate and assets (today estimated at $60 million) when her father and an attorney were named the co-conservators of her estate. A conservator is a person(s) chosen by the courts to protect an incapacitated or incapable adult’s financial affairs and estate. In this case, the

Super Lawyers at Brown & Crona, LLC

Brown & Crona LLC is proud to announce that Nicole Economy Brown and Spencer Crona have been named as 2021 “Super Lawyers” in Denver by Thomson Reuters. Ms. Brown’s selection is for her experience in estate planning and probate.  Mr. Crona’s selection is for his experience in estate and trust litigation. This is a highly-respected