COVID-19 Update

While we are facing this Pandemic, the continued health and safety of our clients, employees and members of this community, remain our number one priority. The Law Offices of Gordon N. Shayne has taken several proactive steps and measures to adhere to the state of Colorado shelter in place orders, as well as our adhering […]

Child Abduction or Parental Kidnapping

A Child Abduction or Parental Kidnapping occurs when a parent violates a Court Order. Ordinarily, parents who have no court orders that define where the child lives and what kind of parenting time either parent has will not be impacted when a parent violates an informal agreement between the parties. The importance of having parenting […]

What to Expect After Hiring an Attorney

What you should expect in an attorney who’s representing you that is going to be there when you need them the most? This is absolutely critical, especially in those cases where children are involved, a lawyer who represents you in any of these matters and has the kind of experience that the court certainly is […]

Child Support Calculations

What happens when a stay-at-home mom does not have any income? I’m going to discuss with you a little bit about what happens when a stay-at-home parent does not have income and you’re involved in a custody case involving a request for child support, and how will the court deal with that situation One of […]

Benefits of Mediation Arbitration

I’m going to talk to you a little bit about the concepts of mediation and/or mediation arbitration, and what is that. First off, mediation is required in El Paso County when any contested family law matters are set for a hearing. In other words, the court requires that the parties attempt to mediate their disputes […]

Where Is My Retainer?

I’m going to discuss with you a little bit about some unique qualities of a retaining an attorney in a family law case, and that is that when you hire an attorney in a family law matter, the amount that you give the attorney is classified as a retainer. That’s the amount that you pay […]