Doug and Carl talk to Longmont friend Amy about the death of her husband Phil and the aftermath of dying without a will.
– Phil’s death
– How Colorado treats your estate without a will (intestate succession)
– Specify your beneficiaries. Now!
– Wait, who gets Phil’s money?
– Family fallout
– Actions you need to take
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2:30 Amy’s husband’s death
10:15 Not having a will in Colorado
16:29 Are parents entitled to the money of a deceased spouse?
27:12 Doug’s thoughts
27:58 A spouse is our primary person
29:00 Amy’s legal process
32:05 Feelings of betrayal
36:11 How to avoid situations like this
38:44 Setting up a trust
41:07 Doug’s will
42:00 Why a trust is better than a will
45:15 Losing relationships along the way
49:40 Amy’s socials