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What is an Ethical Will?
Life Testaments, or ethical wills, are a way to share your values, blessings, love lessons, hopes and drams ...
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The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
With the enactment of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, signed into law by President Bush on February 8th 2006,...
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The Terri Schiavo Tragedy
This article is not meant to advance the position taken by either the parents of Terri Schiavo nor her husban ...
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Alzheimer's Disease Stages
Many of our clients wonder about the effects of Alzheimer's Disease and what a loved one will suffer as the disease progresses. ...
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Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003
As you probably know, Congress recently passed the "Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003, ...
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(Real) Estate Planning Pitfalls
When you are ready to sign your contract and deed, how will you take title to your new property? Do you know whom to ask if you don't know?...
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Land Trust Transaction is a Travesty!
A form of fraudulent real estate transaction called the Land Trust (LT) and the Land Trust Transaction (LTT) is in our area ...
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How Many Ways Can I make a Gift to Charity?
there are many ways to make a gift to a charity.  The way most of us are familiar with is an annual pledge or an outright gift. ...
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Does my Religion approve Organ Donation?
The New Your Regional Transplant Program published the views of major religions on the subject. ... 
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Long Distance Caregiving
An increasing number of us are owning property in more than one state and/or are spending parts of the year in different states. ...
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What Elders Need to Know
The Colorado Legislature has revived the Colorado Guardianship and Conservatorship laws, effective in 2001. ...
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Tax Lien Filings & Innocent Spouses
The first half of 2011 has seen revisions of several Internal Revenue Service policies...
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  • Dan will be presenting a class on Elder Law for the Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association on May 9th at 1:00 p.m. at the Colorado Bar Association in Denver,1900 Grant Street, 3rd floor.
  • Dan will be presenting a workshop for the Longmont Community Foundation on May 30th.  He will discuss the challenges families face when a loved one becomes disabled. Reservations are requested through the Longmont Community Foundation: 303-678-6555.
  • Dan is proud to return to the 23rd edition of The Children’s Hospital Courage Classic as a member of the Rotary Cycling Fellowship team.  Dan thanks all who have pledged and supported him over his 20 years of supporting this event.  Donations are much appreciated, and may be made online at the Courage Classic web page.
  • Dan Kapsak is now affiliated with the Colorado Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, and will be expanding his workshop topics to specifically address Advance Directives including Health Care Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, and DNR's; and End of Life Issues (and Wishes). To schedule Dan to speak to your group or organization on these or other topics, please contact our offices. Further information about the Colorado Center for Hospice and Palliative Care may be found at www.cochpc.org.

  • Dan's recent presentations include a workshop on Powers of Attorney at the Broomfield Senior Center where he addressed the issues of why powers of attorney are so important, what types of powers of attorney should be created, how to identify elder abuse by the agent, and how to select appropriate agents; and a joint workshop with Peggy Arnold of Prestige Plus and Kim Mooney of Boulder/Broomfield Hospice on Advance Care Planning to the Folks in Aging membership in Longmont, where they considered advance directive planning including living wills, health care powers, DNR's, and options for health care (guardianships, proxies, agents, surrogates) in the face of incapacity or disability.

  • Life Testaments (sometimes called Ethical Wills) play a very important part in conveying to loved ones our values, dreams, and our life's foundations. Dan Kapsak has prepared an in-office conversation and workbook to assist clients to begin the exploration of one's values and foundations so they may convey them in words, photos, or otherwise. Please feel free to contact Dan to schedule a time to begin this exciting, challenging, and ultimately rewarding process.