If you and your spouse are considering divorce, a new alternative to the usual adversarial approach is collaborative divorce law. This is an area of family law that trains attorneys to negotiate, compromise and create a friendlier environment. It is an effective, new way to end a marriage without the acrimony, anger and resentment of…

1. Representing yourself During this financial crisis our country is enduring, the “business” of divorce has seemed to increase instead of decrease. More people are choosing to represent themselves through the process, there are more matters to consider after the paperwork has been filed and the Court orders have been entered. A divorce and custody…

Divorce Mediation in Colorado

“Mediation opens the door for the parties to discuss and address the underlying issues for the divorce and is an important part of my practice.”  Teddi Ann Barry In many cases, mediation should be the starting place. Decide if there are real issues of contention and disagreement or just issues that need to be openly…

Divorce in Colorado

Our mission is to Save Children and Restructure Families. Divorce is a crossroad between what was and what will be a new family structure. We work with Clients who don’t want their children involved with the fight and want their children to understand they don’t need to choose between their parents. Children are aware the…

Prenuptial Agreements in Colorado

Are you getting married? Do you want a pre- nuptial agreement? Do you need one? Has someone asked you to sign one? Do you have children from a previous marriage you need to protect? Did you or will you receive a substantial inheritance that you want to make sure remains your separate property? These are…

Family Law Issues in Colorado

There are many family law issues for gay and lesbian couples in Colorado although same-sex marriage is not legally recognized. Teddi Ann Barry, P.C. is proud to represent gay and lesbian clients struggling with or legally planning their family law issues. When marriage or partnership results in a couple deciding to have children there are adoption…

Collaborative Family Law in Colorado

Collaborative Law is a newer model of family law that keeps your case out of Court. In Collaborative Law, you and your spouse or partner agree to hire attorneys who have been collaboratively trained to handle divorce through 4-way, transparent meetings, using joint agreements to involve other neutral experts and professionals as necessary. Collaborative Law maintains…

Child Custody Colorado

The best way from keeping a Child Custody case from becoming confrontational is to be extremely detailed. This provides certainty and security for both parties involved. Calculation of Child Support The focus of my law practice is to SAVE CHILDREN AND RESTRUCTURE FAMILIES The Colorado legislature gave us a formula for child support. We can…