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Mr. Bullard (Pete) has a “Trust and Estate” law practice, helping clients with wills, trusts, probate and estate planning, helping preserve clients' wealth and making sure their plans for their families are realized. He will visit with you the first time for free to discuss your situation.
He has been practicing law for over 40 years, and is rated as a top lawyer by his peers, which you can check out with this link to Martindale-Hubbell.
Pete is here to help you effectively and efficiently:
- Do your estate planning to make your wishes clear and complete
- Preserve your wealth and minimize estate and gift taxes for your family
- Handle all of your probate matters
- Assist with trust creation and administration
- Appear in Colorado probate courts to represent your interests and help accomplish your objectives
Here is a short list of the things Pete can do for you: Wills, trusts, trust and probate disputes, estate and gift tax planning, conservatorships and guardianships, financial and medical powers of attorney, living wills, charitable giving and specific advice for the elderly.
Pete has lived and practiced law in Fort Collins, Colorado for over 32 years (his first 11 years of practice before that were in Indiana). He is married, has two grown children living in Fort Collins and is blessed with five grandchildren.
Pete has been active in his community and in bar association matters. He has served as President of the Larimer County Bar Association, and as a Member of the Council of the Trust & Estate Section of the Colorado Bar Association and as Chair of its Statutory Revisions Committee. Pete is a long-time member of the Better Business Bureau and has its highest rating. http://wynco.bbb.org/
Pete is the author of “Navigating Colorado’s Trust Registration Statutes” published in the Colorado Lawyer in March 2002.
If you plan to visit with Pete about estate planning (wills, trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, etc.), he will ask you to fill out and bring to the first meeting an intake form. You can download the form and read instructions for the forms by clicking on the link on the left hand side.
Intake Form for a Couple
Intake Form for a Single Person
Intake Form for a Couple (Word)
Intake Form for a Single Person (Word)
Pete has also written an article to help clients understand the basics. You can click on this link: “Estate Planning – Wills Trusts and Probate – In Plain English” to download the article.
Other helpful links:
Courts’ website for Probate forms
Colorado Bar Association’ legal resources for the public, including the brochures