Divorce at Altitude:

A Podcast on Colorado Family Law

Divorce at Altitude Podcast

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 2018 Change to Colorado’s Spousal Maintenance Statute and New Law on Temporary Maintenance with Divorce Attorney Robin Beattie | Episode 77

January 28, 2022

This week, Ryan Kalamaya and Robin Beattie discuss spousal support (aka maintenance or alimony). We get the behind-the-scenes story on the changes to Colorado’s statute on spousal maintenance due to tax changes. We also cover two recent Colorado cases that significantly impact how divorce courts deal with temporary maintenance. About Robin Beattie Robin Lutz Beattie is a Partner in the Lakewood […]

Divorce at Altitude Podcast on Colorado Family Law

How Divorce Lawyers Help with Co-Parenting, What a Typical Divorce Costs, How Much Custody do Dads Get in Colorado, and More with Shea Drefs at Custody X Change | Episode 75

January 27, 2022

Once you’ve made the decision to get a divorce, you may be wondering if it is beneficial to retain a lawyer or not and if you can achieve your desired results on your own. Ryan Kalamaya and Shea Drefs with Custody X Change explore a nationwide study that asked recently divorced parents how satisfied they were with their case and […]

Divorce at Altitude Podcast

Why Fault Matters in a Divorce with Joe Maher | Episode 74

January 25, 2022

Colorado is defined as a “no fault” state when it comes to divorce. That means that the court does not assign fault to either party, even if there is an affair or other bad behavior. Can an attorney still use fault to get what their client wants in a divorce? This week Ryan Kalamaya and Joe Maher discuss why […]

Divorce at Altitude Podcast on Colorado Family Law

Joint Business Valuation Experts with Yvonne Zuber | Episode 72

January 25, 2022

Valuation of a business can prove to be complicated in a divorce. A joint business valuation expert can be retained to reduce costs if both parties agree to openly share information. Depending on the time of business, the protocol that is followed varies.  Ryan Kalamaya and Yvonne Zuber discuss the general process that is followed from start to […]

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Buying a Home After a Divorce with Ashton Brooks | Episode 68

January 24, 2022

Buying a new home after a divorce can signify a new, fresh start. What happens when you re-enter the mortgage market after a divorce with only one income? Can child support or alimony count as income for a loan? Amy Goscha  and Ashton Brooks discuss current mortgage interest rates and tips to plan for buying a home […]

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Wealth Management During a Divorce with David Kopp | Episode 62

January 24, 2022

Financial advisors will assess the complete financial situation a the couple going through a divorce, from income and expenses and assets, to insurance policies. Although immediate financial needs are important in a divorce, long-term plans should also be taken into consideration. Amy Goscha and David Kopp discuss how a wealth management advisor can help plan for the future […]

Divorce at Altitude Podcast on Colorado Family Law

Challenges in Gray Divorces | Episode 60

January 24, 2022

Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha discuss challenges unique to gray divorces. Below are several of the issues that are unique to those going through a gray divorce. – Social Security Benefits– Medicare, Health and Long-Term Care Insurance– Estate Planning– Competency & Guardian ad litems– Dividing Pension Plans & Retirement Accounts– Impact on and Involvement of Adult Children What […]

Divorce at Altitude Podcast

Financial Planning Tips During a Divorce with Ali Phillips | Episode 59

November 14, 2021

Clients frequently ask if they should involve a financial planner after a divorce. Even though it might be tempting to wait until after your divorce is finalized to involve a financial advisor, talking to one earlier on in the process can help shape the divorce settlement. Ryan Kalamaya and Ali Phillips of Obermeyer Wood discuss financial planning tips to follow […]

Divorce at Altitude Podcast on Colorado Family Law

4 Tips for your Post-Divorce Estate Plan with Pamela Maass | Episode 57

November 12, 2021

When going through a divorce, updating an estate plan is often the last thing on someone’s mind. It is important to take steps to make sure your ex-spouse does not benefit after your death. Ryan Kalamaya and Pamela Maass discuss 4 recommendations for estate planning after a divorce in Colorado.  What is Divorce at Altitude?  Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha provide […]

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Divorcing a Narcissist, Codependency, Setting Boundaries, and Co-Parenting with a Difficult Ex with Karen McMahon | Episode 55

November 1, 2021

Co-parenting with an ex is difficult enough in itself, but it can feel impossible sometimes if your ex is a narcissist. Setting up boundaries and finding support are essential to making the task a little bit easier on you and your children. Ryan Kalamaya and divorce coach Karen McMahon discuss tips for divorcing and setting boundaries when divorcing […]