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Oct 12, 2022

Your Small Business Stock May be a Pot of Gold Come Time to Sell

Small Business Stock Gains Exclusion — if you’re a shareholder of a privately held corporation and you’re not familiar with these words, you’re welcome for the introduction. First, let’s be honest, these five words seem boring — really boring, and you would be well within your right to recognize and ignore them as la[...]

Sep 8, 2022

Colorado’s Attorney General Warns of the Dangers of Heavy Metals in Baby Food

In the winter of 2021, a congressional report exposing four major baby food manufacturers for allowing unsettling concentrations of heavy metals in their products was made public. The Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy found these companies’ infant and toddler food to contain 91 times the maximum arsenic concentr[...]

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Sep 6, 2022

Should I Keep the House in the Divorce?  

When going through a divorce, who gets the marital home is often a big point of contention. Many individuals focus on their emotional connections to the home without considering the financial implications and whether it is in their best interests or even practical to keep the home. The current financial market and tax laws are [[...]

Aug 29, 2022

Affected by the Marshall Fire? What To Do After Filing a Fire Insurance Claim

Boulder County’s Marshall Fire ravaged homes, businesses, buildings, and other properties in Superior, Louisville, and unincorporated Boulder County on December 30, 2021. It turned into Colorado’s most costly wildfire to date, with preliminary loss estimates of at least $2 billion.   In less than 24 hours, the Mars[...]

Aug 29, 2022

Financial Impacts of Divorce Property Division: The Family Home 

In every divorce, there are many aspects, financial and otherwise, that spouses must consider as they reach a divorce settlement. The family home is one of them. While some divorcing couples may have an easier time deciding who should keep the house, it’s not always as cut and dry as it may seem on the […]

Aug 15, 2022

Understanding Divorce Impacts on a Family Business 

Divorce is often complicated, with many layers of emotions, concerns, and even relief. At its core, divorce deals with the legal and financial split of two individuals. As such, their assets, including any family businesses, must be dealt with before the divorce can be finalized. Unfortunately, having a family business can make [...]

Aug 5, 2022

What to Do If Someone Uses Your Trademark 

From McDonald’s golden arches to Nike’s “Just do it,” trademarks can be incredibly valuable. So it’s no wonder that protecting trademarks is a big deal. An adequately protected trademark allows a business to build its brand, increase customer loyalty and protect its brand identity.  Trademark infri[...]

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Jul 11, 2022

Changes To Non-Compete Rules Also Mean Paying More Attention To Your Trade Secrets

Colorado’s legislature recently passed an update to Colorado’s non-competition statute. It will apply to any agreement entered into OR RENEWED after its effective date. The effective date is currently August 10, 2022. These changes do not affect the laws currently in place when the restrictions on competition and solicitatio[...]

Jul 1, 2022

New State Law for Agriculture Pay

A new state law designed to expand labor rights for people who work on Colorado farms and ranches requires agricultural businesses to pay their employees at least the state’s minimum wage. The law also provides provisions for overtime pay, but some workers’ rights groups say the measure doesn’t go far enough. Until now, Co[...]

Jun 28, 2022

Latina Attorney Seeks to Improve Community

If you have ever been in a car accident, then you are probably all too familiar with how much of a traumatizing and complicated experience it can be. The process of getting your life back to a sense of normalcy probably took years or is still ongoing. There is hope, however, as one person is […]

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Jun 10, 2022

Cryptocurrency and Divorce

The internet is full of alarming articles about divorcing spouses hiding assets using cryptocurrency (aka “crypto”). Luckily, in most instances, this is not the case. While it is true that cryptocurrency was created to transfer money anonymously, nowadays, it is more often purchased as an investment and easily traceable. Kno[...]

May 31, 2022

How to Get Out of Payday Loan Debt in Colorado

Despite all the advantages and disadvantages, payday loans remain the most convenient option for people to meet immediate cash needs. Payday loans can cost you much more in the long run than you originally intended to borrow. Payday loans can quickly become a trap for borrowers due to their high-interest rates and fees. The bill[...]