Entries by Valarie Roche

Business Attorney Corey W. Moore joins Otis, Bedingfield & Peters, LLC

Corey W. Moore joins OBP as an associate attorney in our Loveland office. Born in Broomfield, Colorado, Corey most recently worked as a law clerk at Donahoe & Young, LLP in Valencia, California, where he handled bankruptcy, business, and real estate matters. A former middle and high school history teacher, Corey holds a BA in […]

Ruling on Endangered Species Act listing has wide implications

By: John Kolanz on September 18, 2015 Oil and gas and agricultural interests in Colorado and four nearby states celebrated a Texas federal judge’s ruling last week vacating Endangered Species Act protections for the lesser prairie chicken. Environmental interests were less enthused. While the ruling may ease the regulatory burden for certain entities in the […]

New federal water rule taps reservoir of angst

By: John Kolanz It is largely about perspective. Some say the new federal rule defining the reach of the Clean Water Act will pave “the road to a regulatory and economic hell.” Others see it as a rollback of current protections that fails to close loopholes that have made the nation’s waters vulnerable to destruction […]

The Million Dollar Comma

The Million Dollar Comma By: Brandy E. Natalzia With the advent of legal service websites like Legal Zoom, Rocket Lawyer, nolo.com, etc., almost anyone can draft a will, a durable power of attorney, or a real estate contract.  People can even set up a limited liability company and draft their own divorce documents.  The advent […]

Trust – Probate

By: Timothy P. Brynteson   Estate planning attorneys are frequently asked by clients to explain the difference between a “will” and a “trust.”  This is normally in the context of planning for the disposition of assets upon the client’s death – so we surmise that clients are looking for information regarding the differences between and […]