While some people may believe that their spouses should be punished for bad behavior during the marriage, the no fault policy means that the court doesn’t have to air the parties’ dirty laundry, or make moral decisions rather than legal and equitable decisions.
If you’ve never hired a lawyer before, you should get familiar with how you will be compensating your lawyer.
When you begin a divorce or parenting case, be prepared to share bank statements, debt statements, tax returns, and documentation of your income. Each type of document will be relevant to dividing a marital estate or for establishing child support.
The major types of adoptions have similar procedures in court, but they also have some differences that affect how long an adoption takes.
Parents today probably know the term “custody” from their childhoods or from the internet. However, that’s not the term that applies in Colorado.
There are several ways to make your child support payments in Colorado.
Of course, needing an estate plan and actually getting it done are two different things. But let’s think about the advantages of taking the leap and getting an estate plan.
Wills and trusts are two common features of estate plans. They are different ways to approach distributing your assets after death and can be used separately or together.
Once joint decision making is established, it is very difficult to undo, and in the meantime, you may be opening the door to ongoing conflicts.
The Colorado legal system doesn’t show up in the national news very often. Unfortunately, on recent occasions, CNN has had something to say about our judicial branch. In particular, two judges have resigned in the last year.
It’s common for kids to have behavior issues before or after transitions. You may see some more pushing boundaries than usual, or some sadness or acting out. It’s the parents’ job to not exacerbate those issues.
When you hire a lawyer, you take a lot of stress and work off your plate. However, what you have left to do still has a huge effect on your case. How can you ensure that your lawyer can do the best possible job for you?
The injunctions for parental responsibilities and divorce cases are similar, but the divorce injunction includes additional clauses.
When I meet with parents of teenagers, I’m frequently told that “she’s 13, so she gets to decide where she lives,” or asked “how old does he have to be before he gets to decide?”
Any parent who requests that the Court enter orders on parental responsibilities in Colorado is required to take a co-parenting class. The purpose of the class is