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What Colorado Court Closures Due to COVID-19 Mean for Your Case

The Colorado state courts have closed or significantly restricted their services due to the novel Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. That has left thousands of Colorado residents wondering what will happen to their new and existing criminal and family law cases. Find out what will be heard now, and what will have to wait until the shutdown
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Plan Your Children’s Summer Parenting Time Schedule Now

It may seem strange to talk about summer before the kids have even gone on Spring Break. However, if you share visitation with a former spouse or co-parent, now is the time to pull out your calendars and start to plan your children’s summer parenting time schedule. Summer Break Means Parenting Time Changes Most families
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What to Do Before Filing for Divorce

The desire for a divorce can come on suddenly or it can build over months or even years. But even when you urgently need to get away from your spouse, there are some things you can do before filing for divorce that will make the process easier and less expensive. Find out what you can
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Who Can Adopt a Child in Colorado?

If you and your spouse cannot give birth to a child of your own, you want to have a child by yourself, or you are caring for a family member, adoption may be the best way for you to grow and establish your family. But do you qualify? Who can adopt a child in Colorado?
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What Isn’t Included in Colorado’s Basic Child Support

Children and teens seem to have a never-ending list of needs and expenses. But some costs are higher than others. When you kids bills start to add up, you may wonder just how much basic child support is supposed to cover, and if there’s anything you can do to stretch that dollar further. This blog
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Does Colorado Child Support Cover School Expenses?

Modern education is expensive. Parents bear the cost of everything from tuition to tutoring. When you are dependent on an ex-spouse or ex-partner for part of your monthly living expenses, those extra costs can put you in a difficult position. Can the courts help? Does Colorado child support cover school expenses? This blog post will
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Helping Your Children Handle the Holidays After Divorce

The holiday season is stressful for everyone. It comes with holiday parties, gifts to buy, wrap, and give, and of course, awkward moments with extended family. When a family breaks down and parents go their separate ways, it can add even more stress for their children as they try to navigate two households and two
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What to Do If Your Ex Threatens to Take Your Child Out of Colorado

For many parents in high-conflict or violent relationships, the fear of losing their children can be one of the worst parts of divorce or separation including a custody action. When your ex threatens to take your child out of Colorado, you need an experienced attorney who knows how to work quickly to protect your children
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When Living Together Turns Into Colorado Common Law Marriage

Imagine that you have been living together with your girlfriend, boyfriend, or partner for several years when you are served with a complaint for absolute divorce. Can you get divorced if you never had a marriage ceremony? What does it take for living together to turn into Colorado common law marriage? In this blog post
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