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Mineral and Surface Contracts

Mineral and Surface Contracts

Navigating Mineral and Surface Contracts It can be a time of excitement when a landowner is contacted regarding some sort of mineral or surface rights proposition. Be it a cell tower, wind turbines, a pipeline, or the sale or lease of mineral rights, landowners need...

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Preparing for Fire Season

Preparing for Fire Season

As a property owner are your assets like insurance, land, farm, ranch and property secure? On October 22, 2020, the Troublesome Fire became the second largest In Colorado History. Many people in Granby and Grand Lake lost property, assets, and livelihood. Crystal...

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Property Due Diligence:​ Going Beyond Title​

Property Due Diligence:​ Going Beyond Title​

Property Due Diligence:​Going Beyond Title Property ​Rights ​To ​Consider​ Mineral Ownership​​ Water Ownership​​ Renewable Energy​​ Easements​​ Zoning​​ Liens ​​ Mortgages​​ Covenants​​ Environmental and Operational Concerns​​ Lease Analysis​​ Regulatory Analysis​​...

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Drive Greater Resilience, Less Risk in a Post-COVID World

Drive Greater Resilience, Less Risk in a Post-COVID World

Drive Greater Resilience, ​Less Risk in a ​Post-COVID World​ Click here to view video with more details and information. Crystal McDonough, Owner and Attorney McDonough Law LLC​ Karen Breen, CPA, Embark Finance & Accounting Advisory Services, Managing Director​...

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What You Need to Know about Hiring Your First Contractor

What You Need to Know about Hiring Your First Contractor

What You Need to Know about Hiring Your First Contractor Hiring workers is an important step for a business. A business owner is faced with a chicken-and-egg dilemma: Is it better to hire employees anticipating that the business will grow, or wait until the business...

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Common Business Formation Mistakes

Common Business Formation Mistakes

Common Business Formation Mistakes The key to a successful business is having the right people, financial knowledge, effective processes, and a well-researched business plan. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 20 percent of businesses fail in...

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How to Move a Business to Another State

How to Move a Business to Another State

How to Move a Business to Another State A business owner may relocate a business to another state for a variety of reasons, including increased real estate costs, property taxes, business taxes, or business regulations in the old location; changes in the target...

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How to Talk to Mom and Dad about Creating an Estate Plan

How to Talk to Mom and Dad about Creating an Estate Plan

How to Talk to Mom and Dad about Creating an Estate Plan Conversations about death and dying are rarely fun. Most people avoid them because they invoke feelings about our inevitable demise. Broaching this subject can be particularly difficult for parents and their...

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Selling Your Small Business: What You Should Know

Selling Your Small Business: What You Should Know

Selling Your Small Business: What You Should Know Determining whether to start a business is a major life decision. For small business owners, deciding when and how to sell the business is arguably even more consequential. Before selling a business, the owner is...

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