Mediation or Bust

In California Family Law, Colorado Family Law, Mediation by Robert Toler0 Comments

If you filed for divorce, mediation is, more than likely, coming your way. And that’s a good thing. Regardless of whether or not you’ve retained counsel, courts very often order mediation before you’re allowed to set the case for final hearing. Most often, mediation is …

Understanding Child Custody In California

In California Family Law by Robert Toler0 Comments

We use the word “custody” because that’s what most people think of when they talk about time with their kids after a divorce. But most family law professionals, including lawyers and judges, stay away from the word “custody”. Instead, we talk about “parenting time” and …

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Grandparents Rights In Dependency and Neglect

In Colorado Family Law, Grandparents Rights, Visitation for Grandparents by Robert Toler0 Comments

Grandparents Rights in Today’s World In today’s world of modern families, it’s not unusual for grandparents to seek their own rights regarding their grandchildren. This is a well-established statutory ability that allows grandparents (or great-grandparents) to “seek a court order granting the grandparent or great-grandparent …