Can I Have My Marriage Annulled?

An annulment legally renders a marriage non-existent. Couples often mistakenly assume that they qualify for an annulment if their marriage was short. Unfortunately, length of marriage has nothing to do with whether or not an annulment is possible. The issue is the validity of the marriage. How can you determine if annulment is an option for ending your Colorado marriage? First, it is important to understand why someone would pursue...
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What Factors are Considered when Determining Child Support in Colorado?

Child support payments are often a point of contention during a divorce . Despite a parent’s desire to do what is best for his or her child, there might be concern over whether payments are fair or reasonable. If the parents don’t share a 50/50 parenting time schedule, the non-custodial parent might feel the custodial parent is inflating the needs of the child to take advantage of the situation. Every...
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What are the Basic Steps for Divorce in Colorado?

Though many divorces are complicated and can grow more so as spouses argue over custody, property, and other sensitive issues, the basic steps for divorce in Colorado remain the same among all marriages. If you are considering a divorce and have no idea where to begin, this overview of the process can help. The process begins when you and/or your spouse decide to end the marriage. In order to do...
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What You Need to Know about Parental Kidnapping

The average co-parenting relationship might have its bumps and occasional issues, but many parents are able to make decisions together in their child’s best interest. Though each might see things through a different filter, their intentions are good. Unfortunately, when things are extremely contentious between parents and one feels threatened or frightened about his or her relationship with a child, drastic circumstances can arise. Likewise, parents unable to get beyond...
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Is Supervised Parenting Time a Good Idea for My Child?

As part of your separation or divorce arrangement, or in cases when parents of a child never married, a parenting plan is created. The parenting plan is a written statement regarding the care and supervision of your child or children. As per C.R.S. §14-10-124(a), parenting plans determine details concerning parenting time and take into account: (I) The wishes of the child's parents as to parenting time; (II) The wishes of...
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Family Law Protection Orders

Protection orders are a method for preventing contact between people. If a person feels threatened by someone, he or she can request a protection order from the court and the person against whom the order is filed is banned from coming within a certain distance of the protected person or from performing certain acts, such as contacting the protected person. Orders of protection are especially common in cases of spousal...
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What You Should Know about Adopting a Child in Colorado

Adoption is a wonderful way to expand your family and provide a child with a loving home. However, the process of adoption can be complicated. Once you decide adoption is right for you, consider speaking to an attorney that who understands the process, as well as the local laws that will affect your adoption. An adoption attorney can provide support throughout the process, as well as protection to help you...
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Colorado Court of Appeals Opinion Involving the Sale of a Residential Home

The Colorado Court of Appeals recently handed down an interesting opinion involving the sale of a residential home, alleged fraudulent concealment during the sale by the seller, and whether knowledge about a material fact by a general contractor can be imputed to the seller. The Court’s holding should make seller’s rest easier about what information they are obligated to disclose during the sale of a home. In Jehly v. Brown...
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David C. Little Wins at Trial

On December 21, 2013, a Denver County District Court Jury found in favor of David C. Little’s client after a six day jury trial. The claim alleged legal malpractice arising out of a business transaction.
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Nate Osborn Wins At Trial

On November 26, 2013, a Gilpin County Judge found Nate Osborn’s client, a valet driver for a national valet company, not guilty of hit and run and careless driving charges after a two day trial.
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