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5 Reasons to do Estate Planning
What is Probate?
Choosing a Personal Representative or Trustee
Do I need a Revocable Trust?
Powers of Attorney
Fiduciary Distribution Standards
Estate Planninng for Young Adults
Estate Planning for Business Owners
Articles by Constance D. Smith, Esq.
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Estate Planning for Bank Owners:
Not a "Do-it-Yourself" Plan!
The New Colorado ABLE Plan
Colorado Marital Agreements
Foreign Accounts Reporting
Business Succession Without a Plan
Bank Shareholders' Estates
Do I Need An Attorney?
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New Tax Numbers for 2018
Tax Changes for Family Owned Business Entities
FLP Operations Determine Discounts
Regulatory Changes Affecting Gun Trusts
Colorado Establishes ABLE Accounts
The New Able Savings Plan
FBAR and Your Estate Plan
Now for Higher 2013 Income Tax Bill
Holiday Shopping Tax Alert
Estate Planning For Bank Owners:
Not a 'Do It Yourself' Project
Do I Need an Estate Planning Attorney?
Lessons from Constitution Day
Funding Your Child's Future
What Happens to Your Business
Under Your Current Estate Plan?
2019 Business Succession Planning presented to the Colorado Springs Estate Planning Council
2018 Tax Law changes and opportunities presented to the Douglas County Economic Advisors Council
CO Gun Laws: Attorneys Connie Smith and Colin Walker Presenting at the 2017 Denver International Sportsmen's Expo
"Early Terminations of Charitable Trusts" Presentation to Charitable Planned Giving Roundtable 2015
"Trust Issues in Divorce" 2015 Cherry Hills Country Club presentation
"Closely Held Businesses: Strategies for Tackling Key Issues" 2014 Program Chair for CLE in Colorado program
Forward into the Past … Expired and Expiring Tax Laws along with New Taxes for 2013 , CLE in Colorado
"ILITs - Rules and Insurance Design", CLE in Colorado 2011
"Recent Ethics Developments Impacting Trust and Estate Practitioners" CLE in Colorado 2010
"Who Gets the Widgets When You're Gone? Planned and Unplanned Business Succession" 2009 Colorado State Bar, Trust and Estates Retreat and separate CLE in Colorado program
Estate Planning: A Values-based Perspective, Colorado Bar Assn Trust and Estate Section program 2008
Fundamentals of Income Tax for Estates and Trusts; IRS CPA training program 2007
Drafting Trusts and Advanced Medical Directives in Light of HIPAA, Advanced Estate Planning Symposium 2007