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10 Helpful Tips for Co-Parenting During the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be the most beautiful time of the year. However, holidays can be significantly stressful for families going through a divorce. Coordinating schedules for visitations and parenting time can be overwhelming. This is especially true if this is the first holiday for a family after a split. While the transition may … Continued

Avoiding the Holiday Blues and Recovering From a Divorce

The holiday season can be a difficult time for those who are going through a divorce. The celebrations and family gatherings that are meant to be joyous occasions can often serve as painful reminders of what was lost. However, there are ways to get through this difficult time and avoid the holiday blues.  Prioritize Your … Continued

Modern Family Law Expands to Austin (Press Release)

New Austin firm focuses on today’s modern families – solving family challenges through unique, empathetic solutions CALL NOW: (866) 695-0314SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION AUSTIN, TEXAS, USA, September 14, 2021 / -- Modern Family Law, a firm focused on a uniquely compassionate approach to family resolution, is proud to announce the opening of their new family … Continued

Reasons To Request a Child Custody Modification

Remarkably, you’ve gone through the heartache of a divorce and managed to come up with a parenting plan that you and the other parent were able to work with. Nevertheless, you are now down the road and your lives have changed significantly. Child custody modifications are often needed as your child grows. The custody arrangement … Continued

New Child Care Facilitator Bills and How Your Family Can Benefit

Many families have felt the pressure of finding child care during covid in 2020. Essential workers scrambled to look for child care due to school closures while they still had to go to work. Unfortunately, many had to stop working and stay at home with their children because it was more affordable or simply the … Continued

Back to School After Covid

I know, it is now July, summer is halfway over, and check-in has already started at your child’s school, surely everyone is excited, right? So, what are you expecting in 2021 with children going back to school after a whole year of remote learning from home? It was stressful enough to accommodate your child to … Continued

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Is Parenting Time the Same as Custody?

Parenting Time vs. “Custody”  In a family law courtroom, you want to speak the same language as the judge and the lawyers. Speaking the same language doesn’t mean English or Spanish or French.  Instead, it means using the terms defined in your state’s statutes. The term “custody” is one of the biggest chances for people … Continued

Is Your Relationship Really A Common Law Marriage?

In recent years it has become customary for couples to cohabit together, share joint bills, and raise families together without the commitment of marriage. So how does the court determine if you are common law married and whether you need a divorce? The Colorado Supreme Court recently updated requirements for common law marriage. In January … Continued

COVID 19 Updates

It's been over a year since our lives changed due to the historic COVID pandemic. While we see the light at the end, there are still some considerations to be aware of when it comes to your family and the courts. Our Office's Status We are open for in-person appointments. While our team will remain … Continued

How To Deal With COVID, Custody, And The Holidays

The holiday season is well underway, and this year we find ourselves in a first in a lifetime situation with a global pandemic hitting full stride just as we are getting ready to deck the halls. As a parent, this time of year can already be emotional and challenging enough without dealing with a public … Continued

What Happens if One Parent gets Infected with Coronavirus

Co-parenting is hard but has become more difficult since Covid-19 has spread throughout our community. Unfortunately, there is no precedent to help lead parents through this process, and there is no legal standard to help guide the courts either. Although we are in uncharted waters, thankfully, many factors can help guide your decisions during this … Continued

Here’s Where to Start When Considering Divorce

You have been thinking to yourself for some time, “It’s over,” but you don’t know where to begin. It’s easy to be overwhelmed and to keep putting it off when you’re facing the legal, financial, social, and overall emotional turmoil of beginning what may be a potentially volatile process of ending a marriage. The decision … Continued

3 Tips to Living Together During a Divorce

Going through the process of a divorce can be difficult on all levels – emotionally, spiritually, and financially. With housing prices rising and the cost of living exorbitant, moving out of the family home is not always an option even when two people decide to separate. Now, more than ever, more people are finding themselves … Continued

3 Divorce Considerations During COVID-19

There has been a lot of information that has been circulating relating to the impact of Coronavirus on child and spousal support and child custody and visitation, but what about its impact on other aspects of a divorce or legal separation? Here are some other things should you consider relating to your divorce or legal … Continued

Stuck with My Spouse during Coronavirus

If one stops to think a bit about it, relationships of all sorts are going through new stresses given the Coronavirus outbreak. Even the relationships that are doing well and thriving in such a time have experienced changes that aren't necessarily helpful. It's not what life throws our way, but rather how we respond that … Continued

Family Stresses from Coronavirus

These “Corona” times are stressful for everyone. The spread of the virus resulted in repercussions that have affected every single one of us, whether it’s through remote work, unemployment, school closures, childcare, sickness, and/or loss. With our physical health and livelihoods at risk, maintaining one’s mental health has been a low priority. Unfortunately, failing to … Continued

Formulating an Exit Strategy during a Pandemic

Emotions involved during a divorce can be compared to those of a person experiencing death, and for some, the emotions can be very intense. It’s even more difficult now that we are all basically quarantined in our own homes due to the Coronavirus. Deciding to divorce and getting a hold of your own emotions about … Continued