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Everything to Know About Military Divorce in Colorado

Divorce is a complicated process from dividing assets and agreeing on parenting time, to spousal maintenance and contested separations. Many factors make divorce cumbersome and stressful. Unfortunately, getting a divorce gets even more complicated and difficult for the brave men and women (and their spouses) who serve our country and protect our freedoms, daily. With six … Continued

Mediated Resolution

Family law cases come in all varieties, and no two are the same. The issues involved can be so vastly different from one case to the next that each case requires special attention to the nuances of that individual case and the people involved. However, for all the intricacies and unique characteristics of each case, … Continued

Submit to Arbitration

Legal matters, generally, arise from some sort of conflict between two or more individuals. As a result of this conflict, some sort of legal action may be initiated. For many legal actions, the expectation is that the case will eventually proceed to some sort of judicial proceeding. However, there is another possible outcome for these … Continued

Divorce and Its Impact on Children

When a couple begins the process of a divorce, one of the main questions often asked by new clients falls within the category of divorce and its impact on children. Parents routinely come with questions about maintenance, child support, parenting time, or how to maintain financial instability; however, the main focus of clients is wanting what is … Continued

Automatic Temporary Injunction: Violations

In any divorce or legal separation case, the court will issue an automatic temporary injunction. The automatic temporary injunction requires the parties to continue engaging in certain behavior while prohibiting the parties from engaging in other behaviors. In a perfect world, the parties recognize the importance of compliance and no issues arise. However, in reality, … Continued

Automatic Temporary Injunction: Prohibitions

When parties begin a divorce or legal separation, lots of things can change. The automatic temporary injunction can be a burdensome circumstance imposed on the parties involved in a divorce or legal separation proceedings. Because compliance with the automatic temporary injunction is crucial, we’ve taken the time in this article to highlight some of the … Continued

Military Divorce in Colorado Springs

We are forever indebted to those servicemembers who fight to protect our liberties. While we hope only the best for these brave individuals, this is not always the case. Sometimes these individuals, for whatever reason, must go through the hardships of divorce just like any other person. However, unlike a divorce between average civilians, a … Continued

What are Default Hearings?

In the practice of law, there are often situations where the other party fails or refuses to participate. This situation most commonly occurs in domestic relations law relative to other types of practices. While there are many reasons for lack of participation, different courts will address this lack of involvement. What if they Refuse? Occasionally, … Continued

Imputing Wages in Spousal Maintenance Cases

With the economy, the way it is, and more people out of work now than at any time in recent memory, imputing wages is becoming a bigger part of all support cases, including cases involving spousal maintenance claims. What is Spousal Maintenance? Maintenance is support paid from one spouse to another. It used to be … Continued

Gay Marriage is Finally Legal in Colorado!

On October 7, 2014, gay marriage was legalized in the Mile High state. Paradoxically, that happened because the United States Supreme Court…. did nothing. Lower federal courts in Colorado, Utah, Oklahoma, and several other states had found that marriage bans were unconstitutional and should not be enforced. The States appealed but the United States Supreme … Continued

Marriage Equality in Colorado – Part Three: Marriage Licenses

In parts one and two of our Marriage Equality in Colorado series, we focused on why we have two institutions recognizing the lawful and formal union between two people, and the recent lawsuits and court rulings that have had an impact on same-sex couples in Colorado. In this post, we’ll look at the issuance of … Continued

Marriage Equality in Colorado – Part Two: Lawsuits

In part one of our Marriage Equality in Colorado series, we focused on how Colorado came to the point where we had two institutions that reflect the formal and lawful union between two people. In this segment, we’ll address the lawsuits and rulings that have had an impact on same-sex couples in Colorado. Federal Gay … Continued

Marriage Equality in Colorado – Part One: Marriage vs Civil Unions

The legal landscape for same-sex couples in Colorado is changing at a rapid rate. The recent whirlwind of activity places the relationship status of many same-sex couples in a state of legal uncertainty. Colorado Gay Marriage Ban In November 2006, the Colorado gay marriage ban was voted into law. The constitutional amendment, called the Colorado … Continued