Colorado Enacts Mandatory Reporting Laws for Elder Abuse

Colorado recently put into place new laws to help protect our state’s aging population. The tragedy of elder abuse is on the rise in the United States as the American population continues to age. Baby Boomers are turning 65 at a rate of one every ten seconds. In order to…

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What You Need to Know about Powers of Attorney

A power of attorney is a legal document that appoints a person—an “attorney-in-fact” or agent—to act in your place for general or specific purposes. Usually, a power of attorney comes into play when you either become incapacitated in some manner, or if you can’t act on your own behalf for…

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Don’t Count on Your Luck, Get a Ride Home on McDivitt this St. Patrick’s Day

McDivitt Law Firm is pleased to offer its Safe Ride Home program in Colorado Springs and Pueblo this St. Patrick’s Day. McDivitt is partnering with Yellow Cab in Colorado Springs, and City Cab in Pueblo to get people home safely between 10:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 17,…

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Quick Guide on Colorado Wrongful Death Caps

Wrongful death is a civil claim brought against a party who is liable for losses caused by the death of a loved one. This type of action is brought by a surviving family member due to a defendant’s negligence. C.R.S. § 13-21-202 provides that: When the death of a person…

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On the Field: Youth Sports Safety Tips

Sports are a great pastime and for keeping in shape, but they are not without their dangers. In the past few years, it seems that the dangers associated with youth sports have been on the rise. And after watching the movie Concussion with Will Smith, which focuses on the discovery…

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