Legal & Guardianships

Amy Rosenberg
Peterson, Rosenberg PLLC
2038 Vermont Drive
Fort Collins CO 80525
(970) 266-9455 http://www.coestatelawyers.com/Ben Loeffler, Special Needs Certified*For Special Needs Trusts*
3555 Stanford Road #101
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-266-4832 ben_loeffler@ml.comChristopher S. Scance, CFP*For Special Needs Trusts*
6021 S. Syracuse Way #311
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: (303) 785-1196 http://www.goldenfiduciaryservices.comColorado Cross-Disability Coalition
655 Broadway, Suite 775
Denver, Colorado 80203
Phone: (303) 839-1775
Fax: (303) 839-1782
Services: Advocacy for people with all types of disabilities and legal representation in ADA matters.Colorado Legal Services
211 West Magnolia Street
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Phone: (970) 493-2891
Fax: (970) 484-8605
Web: www.coloradolegalservices.org
Services: provides no or low-cost legal help in the following areas

  • Family law: domestic violence, divorce, custody, guardianship and others;
  • Consumer/debt problems, including bankruptcy, garnishment, collection, repossession & others;
  • Housing law, including foreclosures in some but not all CLS offices, evictions, landlord/tenant issues and others;
  • Issues for seniors, including living wills, medical durable powers of attorney, and more;
  • Problems with programs like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, and other government benefits;
  • Other civil (not criminal or traffic) problems; and
  • Immigration

Gordon Esplin
215 West Oak Street, 5th Floor
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 484-2685 http://www.esplin-law.com

Guardianship Alliance of Colorado
801 Yosemite Street
Denver, CO 80230
Phone: (303)228-5382
Web: www.guardianshipallianceofcolorado.org/
Services:

  • Teaches skills to act as guardian of a loved one
  • Trains volunteer guardians
  • Offers guidance & support to current adult guardians
  • Provides referrals to professionals who can assist individuals
  • Gives presentations on many aspects of guardianship

MetLife of the Rockies, Special Needs Certified Team
*For Special Needs Trusts*
Bruce Squires, CLU, CLTC – (303) 779-6500 x6527
Terrence Frank, LUTCF – (303) 779-6533
Mike Misuraca – (303) 779-6519
6400 S. Fiddler’s Green Circle, Suite 600
Greenwood Village, CO 80111 bsquires1@metlife.com

Money Matters
*For Special Needs Trusts*
Jenny Illig, MBA, DMM-Provides money management & trustee services
2806 Dixon Creek
Fort Collins, CO 8052
970-217-9925 moneymattersfcm@aol.com

Procter & Callahan, LLC
343 West Drake Road
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Phone: (970)266-9669
Web: www.proctercallahanlaw.com/
Services:

  • Petition the Court to appoint, change, or terminate guardianships & conservatorships
  • Medicaid Long Term Care Planning
  • Special Needs Planning

Rebecca Burton Aldrich
Burton & Burton, LLC
903 North Cleveland Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 667-2326

Richard K. Blundell
116 North College, Suite 1
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 224-9090

Ring & Associates (also speak Spanish)
2550 Stover, Bldg C
For Collins, CO 80525
(970) 221-0664
http://bobringlaw.com

Ron Beckman
*For Special Needs Trusts*
The Good Shepherd Fund
303-474-4609
rbeckman@goodshepherdfund.org

Special Needs Alliance
Phone: (877)572-8472
Web: www.specialneedsalliance.org/
Services: Ensures that clients, attorneys and fiduciaries have access to attorneys in the fields of special needs planning and public entitlements regardless of location. They advise individuals about:

  • qualifying and applying for appropriate public benefits;
  • creating special needs trusts (SNTs) to protect eligibility for means-tested government programs;
  • availability of local services and supports;
  • special education;
  • guardianship and powers of attorney

The Center for Rights of Parents with Disabilities
P.O. Box 756
Windsor, CO 80550
Phone: (970) 460-6765 (Windsor office)
(720) 363-1131 (Denver office)
Fax: (970) 460-9197
Web: www.disabledparentrights.org
Email: info@disabledparentrights.org
Services: Provides legal representation in family and juvenile law matter for parents with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities.

The Law Office of Dr. Jacque Phillips
The mission of the Law Office of Dr. Jacque Phillips is to contribute to others by promoting justice in education locally, nationally and internationally. We strive to accomplish this by working collaboratively with teachers, parents, and attorneys to ensure students receive educational services as required by law. We value passion and high performance that results in student success.
90 84th Ave.
Thornton, CO 80260
970-302-4294
jacque.phillips@gmail.com
www.jacquephillips.com

The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People
455 Sherman Street, Ste 130
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: (303) 722-0300
Fax: (303) 722-0720
Web: www.thelegalcenter.org/
Email: tlcmail@thelegalcenter.org
Services:

  • Protects human, civil and legal rights of people with disabilities and older people
  • Provides legal representation, education, advocacy, & legislative analysis to promote the independence, self-determination, empowerment & community participation of its clients
  • Investigates allegations of abuse and neglect
  • Helps people obtain state & federally funded services, such as special education, mental health services, developmental disabilities services, and vocational rehabilitation

Tracy Stewart, Esq.
Stewart Law Offices, PC
123 No. College Ave., Suite 200
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 402-9584 www.stewart-law-offices.com

United Capital
*For Special Needs Trusts*
Quinn McElwee, Special Needs Certified
412 W. Mountain Ave
Fort Collins, CO 80521 Quinn.mcelwee@unitedcp.com
970-484-8806

United Way of Larimer County
424 Pine Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Phone: (970) 407-7066
Web: www.uwaylc.org/
Services:

  • Legal Assistance
  • Aging Services
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Donation Referrals
  • Food, Housing and Utility Assistance
  • Health & Medical Needs

Wallace & Kling
Celeste Kling & Nancy Wallace (also speaks Spanish)
412 S. Howes
Fort Collins, CO 80521
(970) 221-5602 http://www.wallace-kling.com

William C. Beyers

762 W. Eisenhower Blvd.
Loveland, CO 80537
Phone: (970) 669-1101
Fax: (970) 692-8369
Web: www.beyerslaw.com/
Services: Special Needs Planning

W.M. (Matt) Busch, Jr. & Brett Busch
Busch Law Offices
903 North Cleveland Avenue
Loveland, CO 80537
(970) 667-2898 http://www.lovelandworkerscompensation.com

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