Family Law

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 […]

Social Media During a Divorce

February 15,2019

Going through divorce is stressful. We often turn to social media as an outlet to voice our opinions, seeking support from friends, or simply to keep up on news. If you are contemplating divorce or in the middle of a divorce, make the following five considerations to avoid as you look through your Facebook, Instagram, […]

Restraining Orders in the Family Law Context  

January 21,2019

Sometimes having a restraining order in place is the only way to keep yourself protected. If you or a loved one is facing a situation in which a restraining order has been issued, it is important that you understand the basic implications behind a restraining order as a legal measure. Restraining Order 101 A restraining […]

Unbundled Legal Services

December 24,2018

If you are considering hiring an attorney to assist you in your family law case, you have options when it comes to the type of legal services you can obtain. When a client traditionally hires an attorney, she pays a retainer to the attorney and the attorney is responsible for assisting the client through all […]

Re-Opening Your Divorce: Duty of Financial Disclosure in Your Colorado Divorce Case

October 26,2018

C.R.C.P. 16.2 If a party to a divorce is found to have failed to disclose a material asset within a 5-year period, the court may re-open the divorce in order to redistribute property and debts. Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 16.2(e)(10). Parties in a divorce action are required under the Colorado Rule of Civil […]

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