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4 Major Considerations When Making a Parenting Schedule

When two parents decide to separate, there may be mixed emotions, as well as uncertainty and unpredictability for everyone in the family—particularly the children. As part of a dissolution of marriage in Colorado, you must submit a proposed parenting plan to the court. A detailed parenting plan reduces the risk...
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9 DUI Defenses in Colorado

Have you been arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Ability Impaired (DWAI) in Colorado? If you wish to fight the case being filed against you, your DUI attorney will need to examine your case and consider all the possible defenses to your case. With a sound...
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Obtaining Joint Custody of Your Child

Colorado differs from other states when it comes to custody rulings. In fact, the state does not typically use the term “custody,” and does not have the law of sole custody nor joint custody. Instead, it uses the legal term “allocation of parental responsibilities,” which comprises both parenting time and...
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Understanding Colorado Custody Laws for Unwed Parents

Nowadays, it isn’t uncommon to find unmarried couples with children. In fact, statistics show that roughly half the children born in the United States are born to unwed parents. While numerous Colorado laws apply to both married and unmarried parents, the legal precedent is not always clear when it comes...
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How Does Remarriage Impact Alimony and Child Support?

Spouses are typically expected to support each other financially—and this support does not necessarily end in the event of a divorce. But what about in the event of a remarriage? Alimony In Colorado, alimony, also referred to as maintenance, is money that a financially better off spouse pays to the...
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Insurance Policy Changes to Make After Divorce

When compared to the emotional disturbance of a marriage ending, insurance matters can appear insignificant. Countless aspects of your life will change, and taking care of administrative issues such as insurance may not be a priority. However, dealing with a few important details after a divorce can prevent you and...
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Can a DUI Affect Child Custody Decisions?

In Colorado, driving under the influence can lead to several different consequences, ranging from hefty fines and court-ordered rehabilitation to jail time and limits on or the complete loss of driving privileges. A DUI can also damage a person’s reputation, limit employment opportunities, and even affect a parent’s child custody...
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Splitting a 401(k) in a Colorado Divorce

A 401(k) plan is one of the most common retirement plans offered by private employers. When dividing a 401(k) plan during a divorce, it must first be determined whether the account is marital property. Any 401(k) funds accrued throughout the marriage are deemed marital property, and so these will be...
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Pregnancy and Colorado Divorce

When a couple undergoes a divorce during a pregnancy, there are several questions that may arise. For instance, a divorce during pregnancy might raise concerns about legal paternity, which is a requirement for a father to have visitation rights, child support obligations, and custody. Paternity While it is completely possible...
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6 Mistakes to Avoid in a High Net Worth Divorce

Divorces are rarely pleasant or easy. High net worth divorces or high asset divorces are particularly complex, as a large amount of assets, businesses, money, property and other items are at stake. As a result, spouses often have additional considerations when it comes to spousal maintenance and property division. When...
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