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3 reasons a pre- nup is contested in Colorado.

As a Vail Divorce Lawyer, I recommend that if you are getting married this summer, it’s a good idea to review your financial situation and details before you catch spring fever and pass over this important element of building a life together. Having worked with many couples as a Vail divorce

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5 considerations when discussing Parenting Plans.

Here are 5 considerations when discussing Parenting Plans Does your child want to be in one home more than another? What day and time is best for exchanges? Does living in one place half of the time severely impact a friendship or quality time with others she needs right now?

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Parenting Plans- a key resource to create one.

Finding a valuable resource for creating a parenting plan is important and can lessen your stress when dealing with your divorce. An excellent resource on parenting plans that I recommend, is Ms. Joan McWilliams who has written the book “Parenting Plans for Families After Divorce.”  Ms. McWilliams is a highly

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Spring Break- Questions about Parenting Time

Spring Break is often a trigger for parenting time disputes. Who were they with last year? Did they do anything during their break? What activities or events did they have to miss at the other parent’s home? It is a good idea to discuss Spring Break and Summer parenting time

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5 Shades of Green involved with Divorce

  As we approach Saint Patrick’s Day and women continue to rave about the book 50 Shades of Grey, I thought a conversation about the 5 Shades of Green involved with divorce may be a good topic. 1.  THE SICK GREEN Over the years there have been too many people

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The Number 1 question asked about Parenting Plans.

Frequently I’m asked if the age of the child impacts a Judge’s decision for a shared parenting plan. The answer is always the same – “It Depends…” The presumption in Colorado is that parenting time should be equal.  The child has a right to share his or her life with

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Windsor v United States

On November 9, 2010, Windsor v. United States was filed in New York on behalf of a surviving same-sex spouse whose inheritance from her deceased spouse had been subject to federal taxation as if they were unmarried. On June 6, 2012, Judge Barbara Jones ruled that based on rational basis

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