Category: Family Law

Join Our Growing Team in Glenwood Springs

October 15,2019

We’ve redefined divorce from being a damaging process to a healing transformation for individuals and families in the mountains. We represent individuals who are charged with crimes and confronting the prospect of having their liberty taken away. We are looking for someone who can share our vision to join the team. You will be responsible […]

Overview of Various Allocation of Parental Responsibility Experts

September 27,2019

Child’s Legal Representative (CLR) A Child’s Legal Representative (CLR) is an attorney appointed pursuant to C.R.S. 14-10-116 to represent the best interests of the child.  The key concept here is that the lawyer does not represent the child, but the child’s “best interests.”  The CLR is not a mouthpiece to parrot the child’s wishes. The […]

Social Media and Electronic Communication as Evidence in Family Law

August 02,2019

We see it in the news all the time – “Social Media Becomes Bearer of Bad News for Divorcing Celebrity Couples”. We give the following advice to our family law clients: Do not write a Facebook post, text or e-mail under stress or immediately in reaction to your soon to be ex-spouse or partner. Before […]

Is a Private Judge or Arbitration Right for My Divorce?

July 19,2019

Divorce is one of the most challenging chapters in a person’s life. For many reasons clients such as business executives, celebrities or high net worth individuals want to keep their legal divorce proceedings private and maintain as much control over the process as possible. With mutual consent, a private judge or arbitrator can be used […]

Colorado Child Support Law Changes

July 05,2019

The following changes to C.R.S. § 14-10-115 went into effect in July 2019: Imputation of income.  Pursuant the child support statute, a court can impute (assign) income to a parent based on their earning potential when a parent is underemployed or voluntarily unemployed. Previously, the statute provided that the court could not impute income to […]

How to Prepare for A Parental Responsibilities Evaluation

June 07,2019

You are amid a custody battle regarding your child(ren) and you and your spouse do not agree on parenting time and decision-making responsibility. A parental responsibilities Evaluator (“PRE”) has been appointed in your case to complete an investigation and report recommending what is in the best interests of your children.   This is a nerve-racking […]

Motions to Restrict Parenting Time

April 11,2019

In Colorado, a motion to restrict parenting time may be filed to restrict parenting time or parental contact pursuant to C.R.S. 14-10-129(4). Such motions can be filed when (1) a parenting time order already exists, and (2) prior to the entry of orders as a motion to restrict parental contact. For example, a motion to […]

Kalamaya | Goscha Partners Named 2019 Rising Stars Again

March 15,2019

Kalamaya | Goscha’s founding partners Ryan Kalamaya & Amy Goscha have been selected to the 2019 Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Both partners have been selected as Rising […]

Valuing Trust Interests in Divorce

March 14,2019

Many individuals believe that if they put property in a trust, it will protect them from the other spouse getting to the property in a divorce. This overall generalization is false. In Colorado, the proper analysis to determine whether a beneficiary spouse’s interest in a trust is subject to equitable division, there has to be […]

Can a mother move a child away from the father without his permission?

March 01,2019

Change is inevitable. Change is constant. – Benjamin Disraeli How far can you move if you have joint custody? How does a judge decide who gets custody? What happens when a parent wants to move somewhere far away after a divorce? We frequently hear these questions from our clients in Aspen, Edwards, Carbondale and Glenwood […]

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