Introduction Pet custody in Colorado divorce cases can add a complex layer to a divorce case. Colorado does not have any specific laws addressing custody, visitation and expenses for dogs, cats and other assorted non-human family members should be handled. This article addresses some creative ways to address pet custody in Colorado divorce cases. The … Continue Reading
Dividing Oil and Gas Interests in a Colorado Separation or Dissolution of Marriage Co-Author: Gregg Greenstein Introduction Colorado family law courts are accustomed to dividing typical marital property items such as real estate, furniture, cars, and bank accounts during a legal separation or dissolution of marriage. What happens when the marital estate includes atypical assets … Continue Reading
Author: Chelsea Kancilia Co-Author: Gregg Greenstein My Ex Didn’t Pay Me! It can be frustrating when you ex does not pay your child support, expenses or maintenance as ordered by the Court in your settlement agreement or in your permanent orders from your divorce or parental responsibilities case. Here’s what you need to know about … Continue Reading
Will my maintenance obligation reduce or terminate when I retire? For many, the decision to retire is an easy decision that comes as a natural next step. For others, the decision to retire is difficult and filled with financial uncertainty and stress, especially when the decision is irrevocable. This is especially true if you have … Continue Reading
How is Stimulus Money from the Coronavirus Relief Package Divided Between Divorcing Spouses?
If you are contemplating a divorce or have recently gone through a divorce and are straddled with unsecured debt, options may exist to reduce your unsecured debt obligations.
Introduction The current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has resulted in self-employed individuals having no work to do; a rise in unemployment claims; pay cuts; termination and furlough. As part of a divorce case, a child custody case, a legal separation case, paternity case or other proceedings, a husband, wife, parent or other person may be court-ordered … Continue Reading
Parenting time exchanges and concerns about your child’s health while in the other parent’s household for visitation or parenting time can be challenging during the COVID-19 coronavirus isolation, quarantine and shutdown periods. There are some basic concepts to keep in mind concerning how divorce, allocation of parental responsibilities (custody) laws and parenting time (visitation) laws … Continue Reading
While buying or selling a home or other real estate in Colorado is often completed without the use of an attorney, there are special considerations and complex legal issues that arise when buying or selling a home or other real estate in the middle of a divorce case. Consulting an attorney who has knowledge of real estate law and divorce should be part of the plan to buy or sell real estate, while a divorce case is pending in Colorado.
Where do I file my custody case? This question is particularly important if your case involves a parent who lives in a different state than the child, or if you just recently relocated, or are thinking of relocating, to a new state.