compassionate child-centered Family law
We practice in family law, adoption, and estate planning. We aim to do what’s best for families in transition, and to bring resolution to conflict in and out of the courtroom.
Lamprey Law has one of the best family lawyers in Lakewood CO. Lamprey Law is a family law firm, an area of law that deals with all family and domestic relationships, including adoption, divorce, custody, child support, grandparents’ rights and other family concerns.
Families can adopt thru step-parent, kinship, or custodial adoptions.
Child support is based on incomes and medical & daycare expenditures.
Divorce ends a marriage, allows remarriage, divides couple’s assets and debts…
Estate Planning includes drafting Wills and Trusts, Powers of Attorney…
If you have a family matter in the courts
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Attorney Karen Lamprey opened her family and estate law practice in 2010. She works throughout the metro Denver area to help her clients deal with difficult situations and to put their kids first.
A Colorado native, Karen lived on the east coast before returning to Denver in 2005. Karen graduated as a Chancellor’s Scholar from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2008, where she served as a General Editor of the Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Bard College in Annandale, New York. She is one of the best family lawyers in Lakewood CO.
“The only way out is through.”
Izzy Copeland has worked as Karen’s paralegal since 2014. She graduated from the University of Denver in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Izzy was born in Sikeston, Missouri and raised in Ponca City, Oklahoma. After attending Randolph Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia, she moved to Denver in 2002. She lives in Lakewood with her dog and cats, and plans to stay in Colorado for good because of its natural beauty and great people. Izzy loves sci-fi (especially Star Wars), and plays the violin.
Vita Abundantior – “Live Abundantly”
Charissa Jensen joined Lamprey Law as our administrative assistant in 2020. She grew up in a farm town in Northeast Indiana. She moved to Colorado after spending three years traveling in a Sprinter van for her husband’s job. Now that she’s in one place, her snuggly cat is adapting to house life. Charissa is an amateur welder, and is excited to bring her artistic sensibility to her home renovations.
“The earth is what we all have in common.” -Wendell Berry
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Our team works with you to develop and implement our strategy.
We look forward to a successful outcome for your family!
Many people struggle with deciding whether to change their names as part of a divorce. The Court will change your name if you request it, but
Communication is a two-way street, so set up a call if there are things you’d like to discuss.
Colorado is one of nine states that recognizes common law marriage. This is an area of the law that seems simple, but can be very challenging to deal with when a divorce is looming.
No one expects a perfect performance because testimony isn’t a performance. It’s an opportunity to share facts with the court. At hearing, all the hard work you and your lawyer have put into the case comes to the Court.
You should head into mediation with a few goals, and a few ideas for what is necessary for a settlement, versus what is negotiable to get to that settlement. A useful concept in formulating your offers and responding to counter-offers is the BATNA