Welcome to Douglas A. Turner, PC Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney

In 1994, our firm was started by Douglas A. Turner, Esq. We have been faithfully serving our clients’ legal needs ever since. We provide practical legal advice to small and medium size companies including general counsel representation, commercial litigation, contract negotiation & drafting, real estate transactions & leases, government licensing, creditors rights law and corporate records maintenance. For individuals we provide real estate transaction services, estate planning, probate, trust formation, contract review and litigation.

Real estate law and probate law are a large part of what we do here at our Colorado law firm. We not only work with Colorado businesses and residents, we encourage out-of-state businesses and individuals to consider our services when appropriate. Our goal is to provide practical legal advice at a reasonable cost.

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Estate Planning & Colorado Probate

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Redefining Basic Estate Planning »

Over the past thirty years, much is changed in how we do just about everything. Doctors practice medicine much differently. Buildings are made with newly invented and better materials. The internet and cell phones have forever altered how we communicate and access information. But yet, ask a lawyer about a basic estate plan or simple will, and I bet the answer today is the same as it was 30 years ago. Perhaps it is time for some change to better protect even small amounts of family wealth.

Colorado Gun Trust

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney FAQs about Colorado Large Capacity Magazine Ban »

Starting on July 1, 2013, selling, transferring or possessing a Large Capacity Magazine in Colorado is a class 2 misdemeanor in Colorado.

Colorado Homeowner Association Law

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Collecting Delinquent Homeowner Association Assessments »

Homeowner association assessments are charges levied by the homeowner association to pay for the expenses of the community. In some homeowner associations, the assessments can be substantial because the homeowner association pays for utilities, roads and other services.

Colorado Real Estate

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Real Estate Contract by Text Message? Are You Kidding? »

Realtors negotiating price back and forth by text message may find themselves with some unhappy clients if not a lawsuit. The general rule in real estate is that all contracts for the sale of real estate must be in writing.

Colorado Business Law

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Obtaining a Colorado Liquor License »

It’s finally time to fulfill your lifelong dream to open a restaurant. Did you know that you have to ask both the State and the county for a Colorado liquor license?

Foreign Judgment Domestication Colorado

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Enforcing Foreign Country Money Judgments In Colorado »

Foreign Country Money Judgments. Perhaps the title to this month’s article sound a bit dry unless you are one of the growing number of people doing business deals throughout the world. Often, a person obtains a judgment in a foreign country against another person with assets located here in Colorado. The secret is knowing how to enforce that foreign country money judgment here in Colorado.

Colorado Collection Law

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Enforcing Foreign Country Money Judgments In Colorado »

Foreign Country Money Judgments. Perhaps the title to this month’s article sound a bit dry unless you are one of the growing number of people doing business deals throughout the world. Often, a person obtains a judgment in a foreign country against another person with assets located here in Colorado. The secret is knowing how to enforce that foreign country money judgment here in Colorado.

NFA Trusts

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Guns N’ Trusts »

Prior to July 1, 2013, funding a Colorado revocable trust with Title I firearms was easy and uncomplicated. A generic bill of sale transferring all of the Trust Maker’s (i.e., Settlor’s) personal property transfers any currently owned, Title I firearms and accessories.

Marriage, Family, and Divorce

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Unforgiven »

The death of the family matriarch or patriarch combined with a blended family or adopted children can become a financial and emotional disaster. Even the smallest dispute can result in large legal bills. The way to avoid the this financial disaster and deep emotional trauma is to forgive, and if you are the unforgiven, well, do your best to open the lines of communication and stay out of the courthouse. That said, the path of the unforgiven is often preordained.

Estate Planning in Colorado: Glossary of Terms

Doug Turner, Douglas Turner, Douglas A. Turner, Douglas Turner PC, Colorado Attorney, Colorado estate planning attorney Conservatorship »

The following are general definitions. Any particular term may be defined differently by a particular statute, case law, or the definitions section of the document in question. Consult legal counsel before acting on any information contained in this website.