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 […]

What Is a Civil Union?

In Colorado civil unions have the same procedure as the civil divorce statutes. That means that same sex couples who have children or who do not have children are going to be treated the same way as heterosexual couples going through a divorce. They’re going to be given the same rights and the same responsibilities […]

Grand Parent Rights

What happens when a grandchild of a grandparent is in a situation where a biological parent has passed away? Does that grandparent have rights to custody or visitation? There is a statute in Colorado that deals with grandparent visitation that’s different than the grandparents’ rights to file for custody rights. Visitation is where the grandparent […]

When Does Child Support End?

Today we’re going to a little bit about child support and when child support end, and how to get a court order that says that I don’t owe child support any longer. A feature of Colorado’s child support law is that child support must be paid until a child turns 19 years of age or […]

The Role of a Judge in Colorado Family Court

In Colorado, most people will encounter some sort of hearing at some point during their family law case. I want to discuss the role of judges in family court, there judges considered to be district court judges and other judges are magistrate judges who work under the district court judge. Both types of judges are […]