Family Law

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘Tis the Season – Navigating Holidays with Your Ex-Spouse

December 07,2021

Co-parenting with your ex-spouse can be challenging, especially during the holidays. The following tips will set you up for success in making the holiday parenting schedules go smoothly. Review Your Parenting Plan Start planning early. Review your parenting plan to make sure you understand the exact parenting time you have with your children over the […]

Navigating Holiday Parenting Time and Changes to Parenting Time in the New Year

December 06,2021

The holiday season can be stressful when it comes to navigating holiday parenting time, if you are in the early stages of the divorce process or if you have a defined parenting plan already in place. The following tips will help ensure that you have a successful holiday season and new year with your children.   Make Your […]

Melanie Wolff’s Divorce Story

November 22,2021

Melanie Wolff opens the door to her three-row SUV, climbs inside, and tosses her iPhone on the passenger seat. She checks on the kids in the rearview mirror to make sure they’re buckled in and ready. A McDonald’s bag is still sitting on the passenger seat. Her husband, Eric, left it there. He used her […]

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