colorado

July 21, 2021

UNDERWRITING Q&A: I have a transaction where the parties intend to put title to the property in the names of minor children. Will this require a conservatorship proceeding? (CO)

A.  No.  Title can be vested in an adult age 21 or older as custodian for minor children under the Colorado Uniform Transfers to Minors Act […]
July 16, 2021

Regional Update with Brian Phillips | Growing Out West

Summer is well under way in the Rocky Mountains, and the shops and restaurants have been buzzing with excited tourists returning to some sense of normal […]
December 10, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: I have a Colorado property wherein the property owner is deceased. The owner did not live in Colorado and the owner’s probate is being administered in another state. Is an ancillary probate proceeding going to have to be opened in Colorado to deal with the Colorado property? (CO)

A.  In most cases, no.  C.R.S 15-13-204 provides a very simple process for authenticating an out-of-state personal representative’s authority to dispose of property located in Colorado.  […]
August 20, 2020

UNDERWRITING Q&A: Is title derived from a Beneficiary Deed insurable in Colorado?

A:  Yes, provided certain underwriting criteria are followed.  Beneficiary Deeds, called Transfer on Death or TOD deeds in other jurisdictions, were created by Colorado statute in […]
August 13, 2020

Out & About: FNTI Launches in Colorado with a Golf Tournament!

It was FNTI’s official launch In Colorado on August 6th at Plum Creek Golf Club in Castle Rock, CO. There were roughly 40 players, many of […]
June 24, 2020

LATEST NEWS: First National Title Insurance Company Adds Staff to Western Regional Division

PLANO, TEXAS – Dallas based First National Title Insurance Company (FNTI) added three industry experts to its growing footprint in the western United States. Brian Phillips […]