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What Should I Know About Divorce

There are many important things to keep in mind when starting a divorce, such as creating financial reserves, or seeking out financial assistance, and contemplating where are you're going to be living. Other considerations are more emotionally based, designed to help survive a divorce and chart a course for a successful future after its conclusion. Top … Continued

When to Move Out

Once a spouse has decided a divorce is going to happen, continuing to live together under the same roof can be a really bad idea. Many times though, alternatives to this bad situation aren’t so clear.  Money is scarce. Options seem limited. It’s hard to see how life is going to move forward. What’s a couple supposed … Continued

Saving Money in Your Family Law Case

Just about everyone who comes into our firm has questions about the legal process--how long the process takes, how the process works, or what the outcome is likely to be. However, one of the questions that clients should be asking is, “What can I do to save costs?” At the end of the day, whether … Continued

Choosing the Right Family Law Attorney

Nowadays, we’re presented with innumerable choices and it can be hard to identify the “right” choice. With so many options out there, it’s important to make an informed decision. Retaining the right legal counsel is no different. This article is aimed at discussing some of the questions you should consider when determining which family law … Continued

Understanding Divorce Law Firm Fees

When most people think of hiring an attorney, they usually have an idea in mind as to what they want. They usually think that they will be hiring someone who will be able to advocate for them. They probably imagine that they will have someone who will stand by them and help them win their … Continued

5 Ways to Save Money in a Divorce

Divorce can be expensive, but the following are a few simple tips that will help you to minimize your legal fees.  For most people, an important objective is to save money in a divorce. 1. Pick Your Battles While each person’s situation is unique, divorces often include one common theme: conflict. Conflict is natural in … Continued

Is DIY Divorce A Good Idea?

Even when a split is amicable, divorce is hardly ever easy and should not be entered into lightly. With so many divorce-related issues to consider, like alimony, property division, child custody and support, and more, the process can easily become overwhelming for someone who isn’t familiar with Colorado divorce laws. Together with the financial and emotional … Continued

Should You Move Out After Separating From Your Spouse?

To move out or not to move out, that is the question. You’ve made the decision to move towards ending the relationship. You’ve agonized, considered every possible resolution, but the only hope for happiness is to no longer be involved with your significant other. But the question remains: where do I go from here? Your first … Continued

Requesting Attorney’s Fees and Costs in Domestic Relations Cases

In most domestic relations cases, either one or both parties request their attorney’s fees and costs are paid by the other party, and in these uncertain economic times, this trend is even more prevalent. In general terms though, there are only a few circumstances where a Court will warrant that an award of attorney’s fees … 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

What To Expect When You’re Expecting… A Divorce

If you ask anyone, divorce ranks as one of the most stressful events in anyone’s life. Regardless of whether or not you have kids, or how long you’ve been married, dividing up your assets and starting over is a harrowing experience. If you’re considering filing for divorce in Colorado, here’s what you can expect the … Continued