If Divorce was a Baseball Game, how would you play?

Divorce would be easier if we played it like baseball. There is the warm-up, the relationship between the pitcher and catcher along with the hitter and the first base coach, and finally the running of the bases. Baseball’s a great game!  9 players on the team; 4 bases; one ball and easy scoring. The players… Read more »

What’s Love got to do with it? Reasons to sign a Pre or Post nuptial agreement

Should you sign, a pre or post nuptial agreement?  Sometimes this is referred to as a pre or post martial agreement as well. Couples are getting married later in life meaning they come to marriage with assets. Assets can be anything from accumulated wealth, retirement accounts, inheritance and separate business issues. There is also the… Read more »

6 critical divorce terms you need to know Part 2

The 6 legal terms discussed in this blog:  CFI & PRE, Financials, Interrogatories, Separation Agreement, Parenting Plan, Decree. This is the second article for additional info go to 5 divorce related legal terms you need to know. Hiring a divorce attorney is necessary to handle all elements of divorce but a little homework helps you make… Read more »

3 ways “to win” the game of divorce

Clients come to me expecting “to win” their divorce.  Divorce is not a game anyone should play! The other day opposing counsel offered an apology after heated settlement discussions in a divorce case we were working together.  In jest I reminded him to “hate the game – not the player.”  It’s extremely challenging working towards… Read more »

5 critical divorce legal terms you need to know Part 1

The 5 critical divorce terms discussed in this blog are DR Case, Petition & Response, Dissolution & Legal Separation. These terms and acronyms are crucial when discussing your divorce with an attorney. You don’t know the divorce process that’s why you hire an attorney. Knowing these terms helps understanding some of the details of your… Read more »

Discover better ways to handle disputes than a Contempt Action!

Your ex-spouse is not following your separation agreement ordered by the court; you’re frustrated, and your first reaction is to file a contempt! Before you make that decision, this is what a contempt action looks like…. We file a motion, then we wait…. and wait some more and then maybe the Court will agree there… Read more »

Forget parental rights- What about children’s rights?

Do you want your children to have sleep and concentration issues?  Are you hoping they perform poor academically? Are you excited to watch them withdraw socially? These are some of the ramifications when parents risk their children’s happiness through a long, drawn-out custody battle. The consequences for children suffering through a high conflict divorce include everything from… Read more »

3 Perspectives on Grandparents rights in Colorado.

When Chelsea Clinton gave birth to the first Clinton grandchild, the idea of grandparent’s rights came to mind. Colorado has specific statutes dedicated to protecting children’s rights and grandparent’s rights. See Section 19-1-117 C.R.S. at the end of this blog. With the different roles grandparents play in children’s lives from barely present to raising a… Read more »

Parental rights for the unborn child

Colorado voted November 4th on Amendment 67 to determine if the definition of person should include the unborn child in some specific criminal statutory language. Should this pass, Family Law statutes could arguably expand the definition of child to include the unborn. The details of Colorado law…. Law defines a “child” as a person under… Read more »