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Grandparents Rights In Dependency and Neglect

In Colorado Family Law, Grandparents Rights, Visitation for Grandparents by Modern Family Law0 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 …

Goodbye Dependency Exemptions!

In Child Support, Current News by Modern Family Law0 Comments

Some provisions of Trump’s tax plan do not take effect until 2019 (i.e. switching the tax burden from the maintenance recipient to the payer). However, certain changes are applicable immediately. In 2018, exemptions for dependents no longer exist, but the Standard Deduction and the Child …

Maintenance: Who’s Income Is It?

In Current News, Divorce by Modern Family Law0 Comments

In Colorado, maintenance (formerly known as alimony) is intended to help ease the financial burdens associated with divorce. A financially disadvantaged spouse married for 3-years (or more) can request maintenance. In the past, Judges had very little guidance in determining when to award maintenance and …

Why is Divorce Different? And What that means for Divorcees!

In Divorce by Modern Family Law0 Comments

Most litigants are seeking compensation for injury; to right a wrong; and/or to expose the truth. Parties to a divorce with this mindset quickly are disappointed. Colorado is a “no-fault” divorce state, meaning a divorce proceeding will not vindicate, declare punishment or condemn a spouse …

Military Divorce Boot Camp

In Divorce by Modern Family Law0 Comments

Family law affects all types of people from all walks of life. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that people in the military occasionally have to deal with the family courts. While the military has some very particularized rules and procedures uniquely its own: …