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What To Know About Child Custody Evaluations

Posted by Marie Drake | Jul 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

In all divorce cases where a child is involved, custody - both physical custody and legal custody - must be determined in the best interests of the children. Typically, in Colorado, this process is decided upon by the two parents, but in some cases outside professionals and the court step in to m...

The Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce

Posted by Marie Drake | Jul 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you and your spouse are considering a divorce, it is a good idea to review all your options and investigate the possibility of a legal separation instead. Each legal designation has its own benefits, and it is important to understand each before you decide to move forward. In both cases, a ski...

The Specifics of Tenancy-in-Common Ownership

Posted by Marie Drake | Jul 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

The most familiar arrangement is for real estate to be owned entirely by a single individual or married couple. When most people think about how real estate is held, this is the form that they think about. However, what many do not realize is that there is a range of possible ownership arrangemen...

Are Child Support Orders Modifiable

Posted by Marie Drake | Jun 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

It is possible to modify child support orders in Colorado if circumstances have changed since the original order. Either parent can make the request to increase or decrease the amount of support, but there must be a “substantial and continuing” change in the circumstances of the parents or the ch...

What Is Parental Alienation?

Posted by Marie Drake | Jun 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Parental alienation is a type of child abuse characterized by one parent psychologically manipulating children to reject the other parent. It's important to know that Colorado courts take this very seriously and will modify parenting time when one parent is hindering the other parents' relationsh...

Colorado Custody Rights for Unmarried Fathers

Posted by Marie Drake | Jun 17, 2021 | 0 Comments

When an infant is born to unwed parents in Colorado, the mother is granted full legal and physical custody of the child. The father has no custody or visitation rights without a court order unless the parties have an agreement. A legal parent-child relationship is not immediately established by t...

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