Family Law

LLP Programs and Access to Justice in Colorado with Maha Kamal | Episode 102

May 09,2022

Welcome to another episode of Divorce at Altitude. Joining us in conversation today is Maha Kamal, founding attorney at Colorado Family Law Project. Join us to learn who qualifies for an LLP’s support, what Access to Justice is, and how the LLP program looks to solve simple divorce cases.  Maha sees the role of an […]

Juvenile Delinquency Issues in Divorce Cases with Elizabeth Hardman | Episode 100

April 25,2022

When a child becomes involved in a court case, there are different proceedings followed, other players involved in the system, and separate issues relating to information and safety regarding the child. Cases can become increasingly complicated when you have a juvenile issue going on with a pending family law matter.  Today we welcome to the […]

Work-Product Experts in Custody Evaluations with Dr. Andrew Loizeaux | Episode 98

April 11,2022

When it comes to custody evaluations, the court has to be thorough. CFI reports can prove to be inadequate if not paired with guidance and a better understanding of the nuances at play. This is where the work-product expert comes into the picture.  Joining us to explain the invaluable role of work-product experts in custody […]

The Difference Between CFIs and PREs and the Role of an Attorney CFI with Erika Gebhardt | Episode 96

April 06,2022

Following Episode 91 on PREs, this week, we are talking about Child and Family Investigators (CFIs). We are honored to have attorney CFI, Erika Gebhardt, here to talk us through this arm of the court and outline the process that follows from the time she takes on a case. For the first five years of her practice, […]

Divorcing a Narcissist with Tracy Malone | Episode 94

April 06,2022

This week we are talking about narcissistic abuse and the issues that arise when navigating divorce with someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder. We are joined by Boulder-based author, narcissistic abuse survival coach, and founder of narcissistabusesupport.com, Tracy Malone. Tracy is a survivor of narcissistic abuse herself and she is here today to share her experience and […]

Grandparent Rights in Colorado Custody Cases with Joel Pratt | Episode 93

March 21,2022

Custody cases are frequently complex, but when the grandparents are involved, they can become even more so. Talking to us today about grandparent’s rights in Colorado custody cases is family law practitioner, attorney, and partner at Dailey & Pratt, Joel Pratt. We start the episode with a definition of what “Standing” means, and why this is crucial […]

A Public Health Crisis for Parental Responsibility Evaluations with Dr. Kathleen McNamara | Episode 91

March 21,2022

When there are highly contentious cases involving the allocation of parental responsibilities, the court may need to appoint an expert to conduct an investigation. That’s where today’s guest comes in. Dr. Kathleen McNamara is a licensed psychologist and Parental Responsibility Evaluator (PRE) in Fort Collins, Colorado.  As the name suggests, a PRE is a licensed individual who […]

Social Media and Co-Parenting with Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha | Episode 89

March 21,2022

According to surveys, around 90% of children aged 13-17 have used social media, and around 51% do so daily. Adults also use social media consistently—data shows that in 2018, 72% of US adults used at least one social media platform regularly.  Ryan and Amy discuss the pros, cons and relevant issues of social media and co-parenting. Below is an outline […]

Parental Alienation with Jill Coil, Esq. | Episode 87

March 21,2022

Although the term parental alienation is thrown around a lot in various custody cases, there are actually two different types of alienation, unintentional and intentional parental alienation.  Family law attorney Jill Coil discusses the difference between unintentional and intentional parental alienation and different strategies and advice parents can use to deal with the alienating parent.  […]

The Intersection of Dependency & Neglect Cases with Divorce with Amy Goscha | Episode 85

March 21,2022

What is dependency and neglect? Dependency and neglect (D&N) cases concern child abuse or neglect. These are civil cases that do not involve the criminal prosecution of parents, but there could be a concurrent criminal case. The D&N court has jurisdiction over children for their safety, protection, stability, and family preservation. When is a child […]

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