Category Archives: Family Law

Can I Modify Child Support Payments in Colorado?

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Can I Modify Child Support Payments in Colorado

When a judge in Colorado decides on divorce and family law rulings, he or she is making a decision that best suits each party’s financial situation and needs at the current time.

 

But in a matter of moments, someone’s financial situation can flip on its head. Big changes may prevent a person from paying a certain amount of child support or alimony.… continue reading

5 Things to Look For In a Colorado Family Lawyer

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5 Things to Look For In a Colorado Family Lawyer

But this kind of thinking is wrong-headed. Family law rulings can have an extreme impact on your life. Depending on the judge’s decision, you may have to give up custody of your children, or your financial situation could be flipped on its head. And in some family law cases concerning domestic violence, protection orders, or contempt of court, you could even end up facing criminal penalties.… continue reading

Things to Consider When Deciding Where to Adopt Your Child

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Things to Consider When Deciding Where to Adopt Your Child

Thinking about adopting a child? By making the decision to adopt, you begin a long, exciting, and rewarding journey to become and being parents.

 

If you are still in the early stages of the process, you have a lot of decisions to make: what age range are you looking for? Do you want to adopt a boy? A girl? Does gender not matter?… continue reading

Why You Should Hire Vernon Ready for your Family Law Matters

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If you are facing a criminal matter, you know that it is serious. You could end up in jail. You could have to pay thousands in fines. Getting a conviction is something that could change your life.

 

In comparison, family law issues may not seem like the matter quite as much. But is that really true? Getting a divorce can upend your life.… continue reading

Does Common Law Marriage Exist in Colorado?

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Does Common Law Marriage Exist in Colorado

When you have lived with a romantic partner for a number of years, your finances and property may become intermingled. This is normal. Because even though you may not officially be a married couple, living with someone for a long time tends to mimic the partnership and stability of marriage.

 

Many states recognize this type of relationship as a common law marriage, which can give you and your partner the same benefits as a married couple.… continue reading

What Factors Determine Child Custody in Colorado?

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What Factors Determine Child Custody in Colorado

Child custody, or “parental responsibilities,” is typically one of the more sensitive issues in divorce proceedings. Each parent has his or her own opinions on how and where their child should be raised, and there is understandably a lot of emotion involved.

 

It is normal to be nervous or scared when thinking about your upcoming divorce settlement. How will a judge rule?… continue reading

FAQs about Colorado Adoption

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Category: Family Law | Adoption

FAQs about Colorado Adoption

Adoption is a rewarding and exciting process, but can also be very intimidating and confusing. If you want to adopt a child in the state of Colorado, you have some big decisions to make and a long way to go.

 

That’s why we decided to put together this list of frequently asked questions. If you are looking to learn more about the adoption process and the necessary qualifications, we hope this will serve as a great starting point.… continue reading

4 Benefits of Pre-Nuptial Agreements

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Category: Family Law | Prenuptial Agreements

4 Benefits of Pre-Nuptial Agreements

It’s time to get everything in order for your wedding. You’ve booked your honeymoon, obtained your marriage license, and the big day is right around the corner.

 

Have you thought about creating a premarital agreement?

 

No, premarital agreements are not the most romantic way to start sharing your life with your spouse. In fact, bringing up the subject may be kind of awkward.… continue reading

How to Prepare Your Assets for Divorce

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Category: Divorce | Estate Planning | Family Law

How to Prepare Your Assets for Divorce

If you sense that the end of your marriage is approaching, you may want to do everything you can to prepare for a divorce. While you may feel vulnerable at this time, do not leave your assets vulnerable, even if you and your spouse signed financial agreements before your marriage.

 

If your spouse has an experienced attorney, he or she can find holes in your prenuptial agreement.… continue reading

A Look at How Colorado Handles Child Custody

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Category: Divorce | Family Law | Child Custody | Child Support

A Look at How Colorado Handles Child Custody

Divorce is inherently stressful – dividing assets, rewriting wills, and adjusting to a new living situation are all emotionally draining. But if you are getting a divorce and have children, the process can be downright traumatic.

 

Children may not be emotionally equipped to handle such a big life change, so it’s important that each parent does everything possible to ensure their children are happy, comfortable, and cared for.… continue reading

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