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Nicholas M Klimas

Nicholas M Klimas

Probate and Estate Planning Partner at Gendelman Klimas Ltd.
  • Probate, Estate Planning
  • Colorado
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Biography

Nick is a Trust and Estate Attorney in Denver. He specializes in probate, wills and trusts, irrevocable trust law and business law in Denver and Colorado in whole. He credits his career growth to his focus on superior client service.

Retaining Nick is a relationship as he aims to assist his clients in every facet of their lives, not just their immediate legal needs. Whether that be advising a family through the Denver probate process or formalizing a Revocable Trust for avoiding probate, Nick is there to advise his clients in every area of estate work.

In addition to his experience with probate and non-probate transfers, Nick provides legal advice for parties seeking guardianships and conservatorships. Nick assists his clients in business formation, exiting a business and merging or acquiring a businesss. Nick, having gone through two law firm mergers himself, is specifically attuned to the issues and stresses of merging or acquiring businesses. Whether your business be managing your rental properties or helming a million plus revenue company, Nick can provide ongoing legal advice to assist you in your goals.

At Gendelman Klimas, Ltd., Nick continues to zealously represent clients in the following types of cases:

Probate Litigation
Estate and Trust Administration
Guardianships and Conservatorships
Entity Formation and Business Transactions
Estate Planning
Special Needs Trust Planning
Complex Trust and Estate Tax Planning
Marital Agreements
Premarital Agreements
LGBTQ Probate Law and Estate Planning
Non-Traditional Family and Probate Law involving blended families, adoptive children, psychological parents, unmarried long-term partners, polyamory, etc

Education
University of Florida
J.D. (2015) | Law
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Professional Experience
Partner
Gendelman Klimas Ltd
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Partner Attorney
Managing Attorney
Klimas Law Firm, LLC
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Managing a solo practice with the goal of putting client's needs first.
Associate Attorney
Mile High Estate Planning
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As an associate of the firm I was tasked with acquiring clients, completing complex estate plans, engaging in Trust administration and creating new content for our blogs and research projects.
Publications
Articles & Publications
What Is A Living Will?
Klimas Law Firm Blog
Revocable Trusts in Denver
Klimas Law Firm Blog
Estate Planning in Denver
Klimas Law Firm Blog
Asset Protection For Your Children
Klimas Law Firm Blog
Speaking Engagements
Estate Planning Presentation, Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors of Denver
Presentation at MorningStar, MorningStar Assisted Living Facility
Certifications
SuperLawyers Rising Star 2019-2023
SuperLawyers
Attorneys to Watch
Best Lawyers
Awards
Rising Star 2023
Super Lawyers
Colorado Best Lawyers - Probate & Estate Planning
Denver Post
Rising Star 2022
Super Lawyers
Colorado Best Lawyers -Probate & Estate Planning
Denver Post
Best Probate Lawyer in Aurora
Expertise.com
Rising Star 2021
Super Lawyer
Rising Star 2020
Super Lawyers
Rising Star 2019
Super Lawyers
Lead Counsel Rated
Lead Counsel
Professional Associations
State Bar of Colorado  # 48658
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free telephone, in person or in-home consultation up to 30 minutes.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept all major credit cards and even offer financing for as low as $200 a month.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    A bulk of our practice operates on flat fees. All estate plans, asset protection, or Medicaid/Social Security planning cases are on flat fee arrangements. We never charge a penny more than we quote you.
Practice Areas
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Additional Practice Areas
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Trust Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Legal Answers
Q. i have a question, i live in colorado and i was reading that a trust must be registered with the county of residence
A: Your revocable trust does not need to be recorded or registered anywhere. There used to be a statute, that has since been revoked, that required irrevocable trusts to be recorded. This is no longer a requirement. Upon a Trustors death, during administration, there may be a need to file the trust with a court to complete some task of administration, but not typically.
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Gendelman Klimas Ltd
Blog
Gendelman Klimas Ltd.
Contact & Map
Gendelman Klimas Ltd
517 East 16th Avenue
Denver, CO 80203
Toll-Free: (720) 213-0687
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed