Entries by Valarie Roche

Backyard Chickens: Complying with Municipal Requirements for Suburban Poultry -By: Lia Szasz- Published in the BizWest Thought Leader column in January 2019.

In recent years, growing popularity for keeping chickens in urban and suburban areas has caused many municipalities to adopt ordinances governing backyard chicken operations. While homegrown eggs delight many, the noise and smell of poultry can be a nuisance to nearby neighbors. Did you know that many municipalities in Colorado require a permit or license […]

Jennifer Lynn Peters Has Been Nominated and Accepted as 2018 AIOLC’s 10 Best Elder Law Attorneys in Colorado For Client Satisfaction

  PRESS RELEASE Jennifer Lynn Peters Has Been Nominated and Accepted as 2018 AIOLC’s 10 Best Elder Law Attorneys in Colorado For Client Satisfaction The American Institute Of Legal Counsel has recognized the exceptional performance of Colorado’s Attorney Jennifer Lynn Peters as 2018 10 Best Elder Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction. The American Institute Of […]

The Use of Buy-Sell Agreements in Succession Planning – By: Corey Moore – Published in the BizWest Thought Leader column in October 2018.

If you are a business owner, do you know what will happen to your business in the event you pass away or become permanently disabled? Every business has its own complexities, but let’s say, for example, ownership is divided equally between you and a business partner. If you pass away without a plan in place, […]

Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC attorney Brandy Natalzia was awarded a certificate of completion of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Leadership Program

Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC is proud to announce that attorney Brandy Natalzia was awarded a certificate of completion of the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Leadership Program, which featured year-long specialized leadership development, industry training, and mentorship. The Course consisted of leadership classes led by expert instructors in the commercial real estate industry that […]

Amendment 74 – By: Tim Brynteson- Published in the BizWest Thought Leader column on November 29th, 2018.

It may seem like common-sense that the Government is required to compensate land owners when it “takes” or “damages” private property. In fact, this has been part of both State and Federal law since 1787 and 1876 when both the U.S. and Colorado Constitutions required that the government must provide “just compensation” whenever it took […]

Simplest Estate Planning – By: Jeff Bedingfield – Published in the BizWest Thought Leader column on September 27th, 2018.

Have you ever wondered if there is a simple way to pass assets at death? Maybe for that elderly parent with few remaining assets? Well, there is. It certainly isn’t appropriate for all, but it can work well in the right situation.             First, assets that name beneficiaries (IRA’s, life insurance, annuities, etc.) avoid complexity […]

Lessons from Queen’s Bench Courtroom Number Seven – By: Nate Wallshein – Published in the BizWest Thought Leader column in August 2018.

Leon Uris was a prolific author, known for his focus on dramatic moments in contemporary history, including World War II and the Cold War. His best-selling, entertaining, and imaginative novel Exodus (1958) has been translated into over fifty languages and has helped shape our collective understanding of the birth of modern Israel. His novel also, […]

Revocable Living Trusts for Second Homes – By: Tim Brynteson- Published in the BizWest Thought Leader column in July 2018.

Many residents of Colorado own real estate in other states.   If you own a condo, townhome or other piece of real estate in such popular destinations as Florida, Arizona or California, you may want to consider holding the property in a Revocable Living Trust located here in Colorado.   While many people will not opt for […]