Author Archives: beth

How Technology Can Help With Long-Distance Caregiving

 The following is a guest post by Marie Villeza of ElderImpact.org. Her mission is to empower seniors against ageism by providing information they need to keep control of their own lives. Marie developed ElderImpact.org to provide seniors and their caregivers with resources and advice. The famous Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 […]

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Get Free Legal Advice Oct. 25

I am looking forward to taking part in Jefferson County’s National Pro Bono Day event on Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Golden. The event is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and I will be volunteering from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: Can You Do the Math?

The following is a guest post by Pamela D. Wilson, CSA, MS, BS/BA, CG. Pamela is an advocate for family and professional caregivers.  She is a recognized expert in the areas of advocacy, caregiving, care navigation, aging parents, family and professional caregiver relationships and long term care. An industry leader, Pamela desires to change the common belief […]

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Attend Beth’s BNI Presentation Oct. 4

I will be giving a presentation to the Golden chapter of BNI — Business Networking International — on Wednesday, Oct. 4.  I invite you — friends, clients, business associates and colleagues — to please support me by attending!

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Beth Joins Team Training Legal Personnel on Unbundled Legal Services

In early September, I attended training for unbundled legal services trainers. I am so excited to be one of the new trainers in this area of the law! In a conference room in our beautiful Supreme Court building, the Ralph Carr Judicial Center in downtown Denver, I met with three judges, a representative from the Colorado Bar […]

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Probation Litigation: Guardians, Conservators and Estate Issues

There is a common observance among lawyers: In family law, the parents fight over the children; in elder law, the children fight over the parents. Sadly, this is often true and can lead to costly litigation. What starts out as a dispute among siblings as to whether a parent should reside with one of them can […]

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Why It’s Important To Talk End-Of-Life Before An Emergency

The following is a guest post by Fran Myers who started a nonprofit called Advance Care Advocate to meet the needs of those without a health care advocate. She coaches families, acts as an agent (primary or secondary) and speaks for groups, organizations and churches.  A teen I know shared that when her dad died suddenly, […]

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Survey: Court Access, Fairness High in Jeffco

Thanks to a grant that Colorado was one of just seven states to receive, we are able to learn more about how citizens without legal representation feel about access and fairness in the courts, helping us determine how and where we can improve. The Access Fairness 2017 Survey Report for the Colorado 1st Judicial District, […]

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12 STEPS OF DIVORCE: THE BASICS – Step 3 – Complete Your Sworn Financial Statement, Disclosures, Parenting Classes

DIVORCE WALK THROUGH: THE BASICS Each month, the Andersen Law PC blog will spell out the 12 steps of divorce. The following is a roadmap with the basics for 12 steps of a divorce proceeding. The intent is to walk you through the process a simple step at a time. (To see the process in […]

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How to Revive a Judgment

In many cases, a divorce can end with you receiving a judgment against your ex-spouse for spousal maintenance (alimony). However, your judgment has an expiration date. County court judgments expire and are unenforceable six years from the date of the judgment, while district court judgments expire and are unenforceable 20 years from the date of […]

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