Civil Litigation

Joint or Retained Expert? How to decide what type of expert should value a business in a divorce

June 08,2020

Dividing property in a divorce often involves bringing in third-party experts to value complex assets. One of the more complicated assets to value is a business. Because business valuations can swing the amount of the marital estate hundreds of thousands of dollars in one way versus another, it is crucial to consider the implications of choosing a third-party expert.

Legislative Update: New Personal Injury Law for 2020

January 01,2020

Several new Colorado laws go into effect today, January 1, 2020. One of which is going to greatly impact personal injury automobile claims.

How to Modify a Permanent Protection Order

August 09,2019

If a Judge has granted a permanent civil protection order, the next logical question is whether there is any opportunity for termination or modification. The procedure for modification is dictated by statute at C.R.S. § 13-114-108. A restrained party may modify or terminate a protection order in two ways. The first way is to secure […]

Getting Started On A Personal Injury Claim Frequently Asked Questions

May 31,2019

Navigating a personal injury claim can be complicated and is always different depending on the situation. Here are some common questions that we get as people start their personal injury claims.

Who’s at fault? Colorado Comparative Negligence Law

August 31,2018

The Colorado mountain communities are home to many unique civil lawsuits. Maybe it’s a ski accident personal injury case, a snow and ice caused car accident, or a mountainous construction injury. It’s common knowledge, that “fault”, or liability, is a big deal when deciding lawsuits. Fault is not always clear. Comparative Negligence Explained Insurance companies […]

Colorado Restitution and the Effects on a Colorado Civil Lawsuit

July 26,2018

People generally think of a civil lawsuit as the only way to collect a financial judgement against someone. This simply isn’t true. In Colorado, criminal convictions can also result in big criminal restitution judgments against defendants.   COLORADO RESTITUTION In Colorado courts, criminal restitution is a way for victims to get back money if they […]

Help Us Support Our Communities!

December 08,2016

During this holiday season, as we warm ourselves by the fire, it is important to remember that there are many out there without the means to keep themselves cozy. In that spirit, the team at RKV Law is reaching out to make donations to local charities in our respective communities. While we all do a […]