Otis & Bedingfield, LLC attorney James Godbold appointed to the Larimer County Oil and Gas Regulations Task Force

Otis & Bedingfield, LLC attorney James Godbold appointed to the Larimer County Oil and Gas Regulations Task Force This 15-member task force will advise the County on local regulations to supplement Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (“COGCC”) and other… Read More

The Importance of Operating Agreements

By: Tim Brynteson – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in June 2019 An operating agreement is one of a Limited Liability Company’s most important documents.  Although most states don’t legally require an operating agreement, all LLC’s should have… Read More

SB 181 – WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR MINERAL OWNERS

By: James Godbold – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in April 2019 Senate Bill 19-181, the proposed comprehensive overhaul of oil and gas regulation in Colorado, has sparked widespread controversy and debate.  The bill is now headed to… Read More

ESTATE PLANNING FOR ALL AGES

By: Corey Moore – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in March 2019 Statistics show that the average American waits until the latter stages of life to obtain an estate plan, and while we all hope to live long… Read More

Covenants Not to Compete in Colorado

By: Tim Brynteson – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders column in February 2019 Whether you are an executive, top salesperson, professional employee, or business owner; it is likely you have been confronted with a covenant not to compete.   These… Read More

The Use of Buy-Sell Agreements in Succession Planning

By: Corey Moore – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders 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… Read More

Amendment 74

By: Tim Brynteson- Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders 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… Read More

Environmental Policy Change has Major Implications for Colorado

By: John Kolanz A version of this article was published in BizWest in November 2018. The Trump Administration’s emphasis on state empowerment has garnered significant attention, particularly in the environmental arena. So it is somewhat surprising that a recent change… Read More
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Simplest Estate Planning

By: Jeff Bedingfield – Published in the BizWest Thought Leaders 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,… Read More