Private Fiduciary Services
Steenrod, Schwartz & McMinimee, LLP offers private fiduciary services by
attorneys who have a broad range of experience in estate and trust
principals of Steenrod Schwartz & McMinimee are regularly called upon to
act as conservators, trustees, personal representatives, and special
administrators and masters and to handle all kinds of Trust and Estate
matters. We are equipped to act in these capacities in any county in the
State of Colorado and in all types of cases, from the simplest small
estate, to complex and/or contested Estates, Trusts and
you request that we serve as a fiduciary, you gain from the advantage of
decades of combined handling both routine as well as complex matters.
Because we act as the office of the Public Administrator for the City
and County of Denver, we regularly act as the fiduciary in trust, estate
and conservatorship issues. This gives our attorneys an edge and allows
us to bring well-rounded perspective to our administration of all cases.
attorneys at Steenrod, Schwartz & McMinimee, LLP are deeply involved in
the activities of the Colorado Bar Association. R.L. Steenrod Jr. and
Melissa R. Schwartz are fellows of the American College of Trust and
Estate Counsel. R.L. Steenrod, Jr., Melissa R. Schwartz and Marcie R.
McMinimee are all named in the Best Lawyers in America. The expertise of
our lawyers is frequently relied on in matters involving estate and
trust administration across Colorado.
How We Can Help
Our attorneys can act as a private fiduciary
when the nominated fiduciary is unable or unwilling to act because
complicated estate/trust matters become litigious.
We can act as a fiduciary when there are no
family members willing or able to step into the role.
We also provide general advice to fiduciaries
about every aspect of administration, including creditor issues,
insolvent estates, as well as the sale of businesses and real estate
and other complex assets owned by the decedent.
Our attorneys can help with the administration
of the decedent’s interest in business activities.
We can help with continuing or resolving any
pending lawsuits that the decedent was involved in at the time of
Our attorneys can also help with evaluating
and pursuing claims of the estate for misconduct, misappropriation
or breach of fiduciary duty.
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