Motion to Restrict Parenting Time in Colorado

19.02.2015

Emergency Motion to Restrict Parenting Time What do you do if you are concerned that the other parent is physically or emotionally endangering your children?  If you have serious concerns about the safety of your children, you can file an Emergency Motion to Restrict Parenting Time pursuant to §1 ...

Protection Orders in Colorado

11.02.2015

Protection Orders in Colorado Domestic violence is an unfortunate, and sometimes common occurrence, in many marriages and intimate relationships. As a mechanism to prevent future abuse or stalking in a relationship, the legal system in Colorado provides protection orders to protect those that may ...

Ten Social Media "Don'ts" to Know in Your Colorado Divorce

18.01.2015

Ten Social Media “Don’ts” to Know in Your Colorado Divorce As a family law attorney for the past six plus years, the amount of times that I have used posts on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and Instagram as exhibits or evidence are astonishing. I have used these posts to show that my client should ...

Am I Common Law Married in Colorado?

09.01.2015

Confused as to whether you are common law married? I have had many clients and potential clients ask me to tell them whether they are “common law married.” There is, usually, no straight forward answer to this question. There is a common misperception that a couple is common law married if they h ...

FAQs Colorado Divorces

07.01.2015

How Long Does the Divorce Take? It depends.  Per law, a Court cannot divorce spouses until 91 days after the petition is served on the other party (or waiver signed by the other party).  However, it can take longer than this based on the Court’s docket and if it is contested.  Some jurisdictions ...

Colorado Divorce Attorney Fees

22.12.2014

A common question I often get asked is “can I get my ex to pay for my attorney fees?” Sometimes you can get your ex, or soon to be ex-spouse, to pay for attorney fees you incur during the divorce. Section 14-10-119, C.R.S. provides the primary way for an individual to receive attorney fees from t ...

Who Gets the House in Divorce in Colorado?

15.12.2014

Who Gets the House? How to Value and Divide the Marital Home in the Divorce: Oftentimes, the most valuable asset a married couple has is their home. Not only is it valuable in terms of worth to the parties, but there is usually sentimental value to one or both of the spouses in a divorce. Who ...