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Denver Estate Planning Lawyers

Denver and Lakewood Based Estate Planning, Business Planning and Philanthropic Planning Lawyers Serving the Rocky Mountain and Denver Metro Regions

For more than 30 years, Buchanan & Stouffer, P.C., has maintained a dedicated focus on an integrated approach to estate planning, business planning, estate administration and probate and charitable/philanthropic planning. Our Colorado law firm has helped countless clients achieve their personal, family, legal and financial goals through highly customized estate plans and business documents.

We offer a "large firm approach" through our technical knowledge and in-depth understanding of estate and gift tax and related areas of the law. At the same time, our boutique firm is able to provide clients with the in-depth personal attention that they might not receive elsewhere.

Helping Clients Develop Values-Based Estate Planning Strategies

As your Denver attorneys, we will address your short- and long-term estate planning goals for both your family and business. We will engage you in conversations about the issues that are important to you and your family.

Through our advanced understanding of estate and tax laws, we create a comprehensive plan, specifically tailored to your life and family. While our attorneys apply sophisticated legal methods when creating your estate plan, we are able to effectively communicate complex planning concepts and strategies in a very understandable way.

We strive to provide our clients with an integrated approach to their personal estate, business and charitable planning needs. Accordingly, business planning is another area of significant emphasis. This practice area includes the organization and representation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies (mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and liquidations, business continuity, succession and transition planning and deferred compensation).

Many of our business clients are entrepreneurs with unique planning issues. Our high degree of specialization in legal areas significant to owners of closely held businesses enhances our ability to respond to their particular needs and circumstances.

Our firm is honored to have numerous lifelong clients. As their needs and circumstances change throughout the years, our clients return to our firm to ensure that their financial interests are being protected. Our lawyers understand that estate planning is a fluid and changing process. As your assets grow or your estate goals change, our firm will address new issues each step of the way and will update your estate plan accordingly. Contact our firm to learn more about your wills, trusts and estate planning and administration options, including advanced estate planning, dynasty trusts, asset protection and charitable planning.

Highly Recognized in the Legal Community

Our attorneys are consistently recognized for their legal achievements. Among our accolades are the following:

  • Four of our attorneys have an AV Preeminent rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest ranking awarded.
  • Our firm was awarded with a "Best Law Firms" ranking from US News & World Report.
  • Two of our attorneys — James W. Buchanan and James P. (J.P.) Stouffer — have appeared on the "Best Lawyers" list from US News & World Report.
  • James W. Buchanan and J.P. Stouffer have been listed in "Best Lawyers in America" (Trusts and Estates).
  • Attorney James W. Buchanan has been selected for inclusion on the Colorado Super Lawyers list every year from 2006 to 2011.

Denver and Lakewood Based Estate Planning and Probate Attorneys Serving Colorado Clients

From offices in Lakewood, Colorado, Buchanan & Stouffer, P.C., represents clients in communities throughout the Rocky Mountain Region, Colorado and the Denver metro area. Contact our firm at 303-987-3800 to schedule a consultation with an experienced estate planning attorney. Our offices are located south of 6th Avenue on Union Boulevard, near the Federal Center. Convenient, free parking is available along with handicapped access on the south side of our building.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Office Location

Buchanan & Stouffer, P.C.
198 Union Boulevard, Suite 200
Lakewood, CO 80228
Phone: 303-987-3800
Toll Free: 800-783-0855
Fax: 303-987-0748
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Durango Office
150 Tech Center Drive, Suite B
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: 970-799-7919
Fax: 970-788-7072
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