Domestic Violence and Police Reports

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 […]

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 […]

Filing an Emergency Motion

I want to talk to you a little bit about emergency motions and what happens when a parent files an emergency motion. Primarily, these emergency motions are about custody and visitation. So I want to give you a couple examples as to what the law says. The most common type of emergency motion is one […]

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 […]