As a Denver Divorce Attorney, I find many stressful situations can be avoided by taking a proactive and financial view of a marriage combined with love, a religious commitment and the concept of building a life together. Spring is the perfect time to look at pre nuptial agreements. In this particular time in history, family…

Colorado Domestic Courts mandate that a couple facing divorce must first attempt to resolve their disputes in mediation, before the Court will hear the case. As a couple your first step is to determine the issues of contention and then enter into mediation, before seeking legal counsel or starting the court process. See the 3…

As a Divorce attorney, I find many stressful situations can be avoided by taking a proactive and financial view of a marriage combined with love, a religious commitment and the concept of building a life together. In this particular time in history the uniqueness of a family spans from people getting married later in life,…

You have legally-protected constitutional right to parent your children and in Colorado you now also have the Constitutional right to smoke pot.  While you may have an ounce of bud on you without getting in trouble, how exactly will those protecting your rights weigh these 2 competing interests? What rights do your children have? While…

HOW TO SAVE YOUR BUNS WITH UNBUNDLED LEGAL SERVICES You don’t have to pay a lawyer thousands of dollars to take your case.  You can pay an hourly rate on an as needed basis, or contract with counsel to just handle certain aspects of your case.  Come in and let’s talk about it. SO many…

While Colorado is hyped on the legalization of marijuana, Colorado judges and child advocates still aren’t high when deciding what’s in your child’s best interests.  I’m not writing this to take an ethical or medical stance on pot and parenting – I’m just a lawyer who often advocates for and against parenting and pot smoking….

If you have children and parenting time is an issue Get a Lawyer! If you have substantial differences in income Get a Lawyer! If you have a family business or complicated assets Get a Lawyer! Over 70% of Colorado couples are getting divorced without attorneys. While anyone can appreciate the interest of saving money, the…

Through divorce there is often conflict and emotion about what Should have or Could have happened for the situation to be different.  If and when you find yourself in this mindset get out of the emotional tornado and go to The Land of IS. To focus on the family finances and current parenting issues as…

These are the 5 most important specifics and to help you through this difficult time in your life. 1.  FIGURE OUT YOUR FINANCES FIRST. So many come to my office or turn what was not a terrible situation into a litigious nightmare simply because they did not take the time to properly gather their financial…

Parental Responsibility is the term now used for custody issues in Family Law in Colorado. If parents would spend more time – and money – on fixing the problems that infect the child’s relationship with either parent instead of paying lawyers to fight about what a terrible parent the other person is, the child would…