November 17, 2018

Archives for September 5, 2018

Updated Colorado Rules of Probate Procedure Adopted by Colorado Supreme Court

On Friday, August 31, 2018, the Colorado State Judicial Branch released Rule Change 2018(11), adopted June 28, 2018, and effective September 1, 2018. The rule change adopts the proposed revisions to the Colorado Rules of Probate Procedure. The changes to the Probate Rules were proposed by a task force that included many members of the CBA Trust & Estate Section. The task force reworked, renumbered, and revised the Rules.

The new Probate Rules are available here. In addition to the adoption of the new Probate Rules, the court also adopted changes to several of the probate JDF forms. These changes are also available here. The special mental health forms were not adopted.

For a redline and clean version of Rule Change 2018(11), click here. For all of the Colorado Supreme Court’s adopted and proposed rule changes, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 9/4/2018

On Tuesday, September 4, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and eight unpublished opinions.

United States v. Hill

Hayes v. Bear

Chipman v. Coffman

Coonce v. CSAA Fire & Casualty Ins. Co.

Finerson v. Bureau of Prisons

Groom v. Commissioner, SSA

United States v. Rojas

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions. However, some published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.