What to Do When A Protective Proceeding is Put In Place By The Court
A protective proceeding is put in place when it has been deemed by the Probate Court a person is incapacitated or a minor. A Conservator may be appointed to manage ones financial and business affairs. Get A Conservator In order to get a Conservator appointed for a loved one, it is advised to meet with […]
What is a Conservator and Why Do I Need One?
A conservator is a guardian and protector appointed by a judge to manage the financial affairs and/or daily life of another due to physical or mental limitations, or old age. The conservator may be only of the “estate” (financial affairs), but may be also of the “person,” wherein he/she takes charge of overseeing the daily […]
Christopher M. Marchase: Sr. Fiduciary/Principal
Christopher Marchase started his career as a Professional Fiduciary by volunteering for the El Paso County Department of Human Services Adult Protection Unit serving as Conservator for at-risk adults. Chris has administered Probate and Protective Proceedings in Colorado, South Dakota, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma and California. Nationally licensed guardian # 12986. Member of […]
What is a Personal Representative?
A Personal Representative is the person whom has been appointed to manage one’s estate. Pikes Peak Probate Services manages intestate and testate Estates. The Personal Representative will follow the Last Will and Testament for all the wishes and wants of the decedent.
Lydia Rasmussen: Case Manager/ Fiduciary
Lydia Rasmussen has been with Pikes Peak Probate Services since March 2017. Having initially started as the Administrative Assistant, Lydia strived to help people and gain the necessary experience to now be one of Pikes Peak Probate Services’ main fiduciaries. Born in Virginia, but raised overseas in the Middle East, Lydia has spent the last […]
Ashley Stuart: Case Manager/Fiduciary
Ashley Stuart has been with Pikes Peak Probate Services since the summer of 2015. She started out as an Administrative Assistant, was promoted to Case Manager quickly and subsequently has also taken on the role of Fiduciary. Nationally licensed guardian # 12989 and a Notary Public. Member of the El Paso County Probate Bar Section, National Guardianship […]
Amber Nicole: Office Manager
Amber has been Pikes Peak Probate Services office manager since 2023 and she comes 6+ years of management experience.
Power Of Attorney
Power Of Attorney A power of attorney is a legal document that gives someone you choose the power to act in your place. In case you ever become mentally incapacitated, you’ll need what are known as “durable” powers of attorney for medical care and finances.
Personal Representative In common law jurisdictions, a personal representative is either an executor for the estate of a deceased person who left a will or the administrator of an intestate estate.
Providing for a guardian and protector appointed by a judge to manage the financial affairs and/or daily life of another due to physical or mental limitations, or old age. The conservator may be only of the “estate” (financial affairs), but may be also of the “person,” wherein he/she takes charge of overseeing the daily activities, […]