Vance Halvorson, Attorney at Law

Serving Steamboats Springs & Surrounding Areas

Vance E Halvorson is an experienced Attorney at Law based in Steamboat Springs, helping families understand their legal rights and options during a difficult times.  Vance offers quality legal representation for a variety of will and trust management, estate planning, wills, power of attorney and other legal issues. Vance can help you and your family manage your assets and estate by preparing trusts tailored to your circumstances.

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Helping clients achieve their estate planning goals of avoiding the expenses and delay of probate, avoid or minimize estate taxes, protect a minor, disabled or bankrupt child or grandchild to pass the maximum benefit to the beneficiary or charity of your choice by the preparation of Wills, Living Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Life Insurance Trusts, Special Needs Trusts and Disability Trusts, Family LLC or Partnerships, Medical Care Directives and Powers of Attorney.

Helping clients through difficult times when losing a loved one by commencing and continuing probate proceedings, administration of Probate, Trusts and Guardianship Estates including dispute resolution or claims.

Helping clients choose a business entity which limits liability, meets their business objectives and minimizes taxes by preparation of LLC’s, C & S Corporation, General and Limited Partnerships, or Family Limited Liability Partnerships.

Helping clients with their real property concerns including; real estate acquisition, purchase or sale of business, condemnation, oil and gas, civil litigation, appeals and water law.

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Disability Trust

Whether a disability trust works for you, is an important decision to make in consultation with your attorney, family members and prospective trustee.

Revocable Living Trust

Do you need a lawyer to create a living trust?  Whether a living trust is right for you is an individual situational analysis.

Third Party Supplemental Needs Trust

a Third Party Supplemental Needs Trust is a complex document, which needs to be prepared by an attorney familiar with the regulations and requirements of both social security disability and medicaid.


You might have heard of the high cost of nursing home care and were wondering how you would have any estate left for your children, if either you or your spouse needed to rely on Medicaid to help defray those costs.


You have probably heard that your friends or family are going through the “estate planning” process and are wondering what it is and whether it is something you should consider for yourself.


Historically probate is the act of proving a Will is the genuine Last Will and Testament of the decedent.  In moderate usage, probate has come to mean all matters which the probate court has jurisdiction of, including the process of determining the validity of a Will; d.

Vance E. Halvorson, Attorney at Law