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Impacts of Body Cam Footage on a Criminal Case

November 08,2019

Aspen Police decide to continue body cam use over the next five years.

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Overview of Colorado Minor in Possession Laws

January 25,2019

It’s all fun and X-Games until somebody gets charged with minor in possession of alcohol (MIP). Aspen’s X-Games weekend attracts a notoriously young group of visitors. College students and other youths flock to  Aspen anxious to see the X-Games, attend concerts, and take advantage of reduced-price lift tickets. A recent Aspen Times article, however, reports […]

The Difference Between DUI and DWAI

January 04,2019

What is a DWAI? Most people recognize the acronym “DUI” and know that it stands for “driving under the influence.” Fewer people recognize the term “DWAI” which means “driving while ability impaired.” In Colorado, DWAI is the lesser offense to DUI. From a BAC (blood alcohol content) perspective, DUI is any result .08 or higher. […]

Colorado DUI Enforcement Up This Holiday Season

January 01,2019

The Vail and Roaring Fork Valleys’ Police increased their DUI enforcement this holiday season.  Mountain Police Departments continued “The Heat is On Campaign,” to increase DUI Patrols during peak holiday times. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, about 60 people are arrested for DUI in Colorado a day. The 5thJudicial district has the highest […]

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 […]

Beware of Scam Calls

October 05,2018

Mountain communities report an increase in calls from scammers posing as lawyers, bondsman and jailers asking for money to release a family member ‘in trouble,’ reports a recent article in The Aspen Times. Scammers also pose as local law enforcement agencies to inform the callers that a warrant has been issued for their arrest. The […]

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