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.
Child support in Colorado is determined by a formula. It uses the parties’ incomes to calculate a base amount of support required for each parent and includes adjustments for health insurance, day care, and other agreed-upon expenses. The goal is for the parents to share the costs of raising the children in an equitable way.
The injunctions for parental responsibilities and divorce cases are similar, but the divorce injunction includes additional clauses.
What should you expect during your family law consultation with your lawyer to find the right fit?
The courts in Colorado require that parties dealing with divorce or parental responsibilities be financially transparent to the other parties and the Courts. In order to understand parties’ financial situations,
The major types of adoptions have similar procedures in court, but they also have some differences that affect how long an adoption takes.
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.
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?
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.
When you appear for your Initial Status Conference, you’ll need to be prepared to discuss the case status.
If you’ve never hired a lawyer before, you should get familiar with how you will be compensating your lawyer.
Most people understand the term “guardian” in terms of a person who takes care of a minor child. That is one valid definition, but a guardian in legal terms is broader.
The Court generally requires parties to mediate before going to a hearing. This means that even if you’re sure your case won’t settle, you should make a good faith effort in mediation.
There are several ways to make your child support payments in Colorado.
A challenging part of divorcing or establishing parental responsibilities is having to communicate and negotiate with your ex. If your case is contested, you also need to be prepared for your communications to be shared with a judge. Here are some guidelines: