Many times the cases that we see in family court involve one, or both parents, being charged with crimes. The most common type of crime that impacts family law cases, are domestic violence or domestic violence and abuse charges. It’s always important to provide those police reports, if you have them, to your lawyer. If […]
Often times, clients will ask me, “What kind of evidence do I need that the other parent is a perpetrator of domestic abuse or has an alcohol or drug problem?” Usually that means that there must be some sort of objective evidence. In other words, you just can’t come to court and say, “I believe […]
In Colorado, there are certain types of crimes that could affect a child custody case. One of the most common is where there’s been a restraining order entered against the parent, or a parent has been charged with domestic abuse. Domestic abuse would include domestic violence. Another example would be where a parent has a […]
Question that often times comes up is, how can I safely contact the authorities or a lawyer if I’ve been the victim of domestic violence? Domestic violence is a very serious problem in the state of Colorado as it is in most states there are specific laws in Colorado that address domestic violence. Are you […]
Can Shayne Law help me with a same sex domestic abuse? There are circumstances where there may be same sex domestic abuse kinds of cases where I can assist a client. Are you preparing to file for divorce? Looking for answers on how the divorce process works? Visit www.ShayneLaw.com to find your answers. Get in […]
One of the most important goals of life after divorce is financial independence. But, in many situations of domestic violence, victims are often afraid to file for divorce for fear that they will not be able to survive financially without their abuser. This is why the definition of domestic abuse has changed in Colorado
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The Law Office of Gordon N. Shayne is focused exclusively on Colorado family law. The firm has been serving clients throughout the State of Colorado and the Front Range including Colorado Springs, Woodland Park, Monument/Palmer Lake, Castle Rock, Pueblo, and El Paso, Douglas, Teller, and Pueblo Counties.