Family Law

Discovery During Divorce: Rule 16.2 & You Part 2

October 02,2020

Part 2 of our series on Rule 16.2. Find out what happens after mandatory disclosures.

Discovery During Divorce: Rule 16.2 & You

August 09,2020

When you first file for divorce in Colorado you may get an order from the Court telling you that “Rule 16.2 Disclosures” or “Mandatory Disclosures” are due in 6 weeks. But what does all this discussion about disclosures mean? What information do you have to produce? What does the other side have to disclose? What […]

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.

Automatic Temporary Injunctions During a Divorce: What can you do?

May 12,2020

When you file a divorce in Colorado, the court issues an Automatic Temporary Injunction. Under Colorado Revised Statute § 14-10-107(b)(I), when a petitioner and co-petitioner file for divorce, or when a respondent gets served with the divorce filing, the Automatic Injunction goes into effect. Colorado Revised Statute § 14-10-107(b)(I) lays out the language of the […]

Access to Justice During the Coronavirus

April 16,2020

Amy Goscha, a founding partner of Kalamaya | Goscha has been appointed as co-chair of the Fifth Judicial District Access to Justice Committee which includes Eagle, Summit, Lake, and Clear Creek counties.  The Colorado Access to Justice Commission The Colorado Access to Justice Commission is an independent entity formed in 2003 with the support of […]

Can I Modify Child Support Because of COVID-19?

April 10,2020

COVID-19 is causing many changes in our society. Unfortunately, many people are now finding themselves out of work and without a steady paycheck. If you have lost your job or had your pay cut due to COVID-19, what should you do about your child support payments? Changes to Child Support Payments When the court sets […]

Ryan Kalamaya Moderates Virtual Town Hall on Coronavirus with Judges in the 5th Judicial District

April 02,2020

Ryan Kalamaya moderated a virtual town hall, which was hosted by the Continental Divide Bar Association, focusing on issues with the court system and COVID-19. The town hall featured Chief Judge Mark Thompson, Judge Catherine Cheroutes, Judge Paul Dunkelman, Judge Reed Owens, and Family Court Facilitator Laurie Mactavish all of the 5th Judicial District. The Courts are Open for […]

COVID-19, Social Distancing, and Parenting Time: How to Share Child Visitation During a Pandemic?

March 26,2020

In a time where many of us are working remotely for the first time, stocking up on necessities, and not leaving our homes, how should you handle a shared parenting time schedule where your child lives in two different households? This is uncharted territory for courts, attorneys, and parents. Colorado’s “Shelter in Place” Order On […]

Relocation cases

January 17,2020

Relocation is a prevalent issue in the mountains. When a couple decides to divorce or to dissolve their relationship, they need support for their children. Some individuals decide they can receive the most support by moving closer to their extended families with their children. The issue of relocation in family law cases can be complex. […]

Capacity Issues in Divorce

December 22,2019

Adult parties to a marriage generally have the capacity to bring or defend the action in their own name without the appointment of any guardian or other representative.  However, there are instances in a divorce action where a parties’ capacity is called into question and there needs to be an appointment of a guardian or […]

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