divorce

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 […]

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 […]

Thinking of Getting a Divorce? Here’s What You Need to Know.

October 15,2018

Studies have shown that the experience of separation and divorce are so traumatic as to rank second only to the death of a close loved one in terms of emotional turmoil, pain, and stress. Not only is divorce accompanied by feelings of guilt, rejection, embarrassment, and anger, but the process also causes fear and uncertainty […]

Divorce Wish List

September 13,2018

Now that you have hired a divorce lawyer, what next? Tell your attorney exactly what it is you want to get out of the divorce. Give us a specific “wish list,” detailing in writing everything you would like to have when your case is concluded: maintenance, parenting, property, etc. Below are some tips on making […]

Colorado one of the most favorable states for divorced fathers

August 15,2018

There’s a national trend for giving divorced fathers more time with their children. Last year, more than 20 states in the US considered enacting laws that encourage equal parenting time after divorce or made shared time the default. According to a recent study, parenting time varies dramatically according to what state you live in. For […]

How Will the Federal Tax Changes Affect Spousal Maintenance in Colorado?

July 05,2018

New Federal Tax Changes Affect Spousal Maintenance If you are receiving or paying spousal maintenance, if you are going through a divorce or considering divorce in the near future, the recent tax changes will likely affect you. Commencing in 2019 and as a result of the 2017 federal tax legislation, spousal maintenance is not taxable […]

Advice on Child Custody Disputes

May 22,2018

We frequently deal with high-conflict parenting disputes in our family law team. Many clients call these “custody battles.” Over the next few weeks we’re going to have several posts on various issues such as Parental Responsibilities Evaluators, a checklist for what a divorce attorney would ask about at trial, and the like. The below is […]

Annulments: Invalidity of Marriage and Civil Unions

April 25,2018

In Colorado, you can seek to have a marriage or civil union invalidated (annulled) under certain grounds.  A Decree of Invalidity declares a marriage or civil union invalid as if it had never taken place.  Children born of a marriage or civil union declared invalid are considered legitimate. Matters of dividing property, maintenance, child support, […]

What Happens at a Deposition

March 30,2018

In any Colorado divorce or personal injury case, the opposing lawyer has a right to take a “deposition.” This means that you will be put under oath, just as you would be in court, and the other attorney will ask questions relating to the divorce or personal injury claim. In nearly all personal injury cases […]

Colorado Prenuptial Agreements – I’ll Keep What is Mine; You Keep What is Yours

March 20,2018

You are going to get married.  You have substantial wealth or maybe a well-established business.  You are excited for your upcoming marriage.  You do not want to take away from the excitement by doing divorce or death planning.  Since you have already accumulated your wealth, there seems to be nothing to worry about, right?  You […]

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