No matter what age you are, it is important to think about your wishes related to health care and medical treatments. In Colorado, state law allows you to refuse or consent to medical treatments. However, some injuries and sicknesses may make it difficult or impossible for you to communicate your medical preferences to your doctor and/or family members. A medical directive gives your caregivers and medical staff clear directions relating to your care.
Distracted driving is a hot topic because more than 1,000 people are injured each day in this country due to a driver who isn't paying full attention to the road. This is one of the easiest things that drivers can prevent, thus making accidents all the more tragic when due to a driver's choice to splinter attention between the road and other things.
Cyclists in Denver face a myriad of risks when on the road. While they share the same rights and responsibilities as passenger vehicles, many motorists don't respect cyclists, which can lead to serious and devastating injuries. With May being National Bike Month, the National Safety Council explains what you can do to reduce your risk of injury on the road.
As you begin work on your estate plan, there are a variety of estate planning tools to consider using. One of those tools is a living trust, which is a type of trust you make during your lifetime to help manage your assets while you are alive and distribute your assets after your death.