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How divorce can differ when children are involved

When it comes to ending a marriage, issues like property division and where to live are common to nearly every case. But, for parents, there are a myriad of other issues to navigate. Colorado parents who are raising children while going through a divorce must consider many things; not only legal and financial issues like custody and child support, but how to behave and support their children through what can be a challenging period for a family. One of the first decisions a parent [...]

By |2020-06-24T17:08:07+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Summer blitz increases need for Colorado drunk driving defense

Impaired driving is considered a major issue across the United States and beyond. Different states have implemented a variety of measures to enforce impaired driving laws, from enhanced punishments to increased law enforcement. In Colorado, one measure in place to prevent DUI incidents are seasonal "blitz" periods where police more actively enforce drinking and driving regulations. During these times of year, the need for drunk driving defense often increases along with arrests. The current blitz has been dubbed "The Heat is On," as [...]

By |2020-06-24T17:07:10+00:00June 16th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

What to know before hiring a criminal defense lawyer

Many people understand the importance of legal representation when facing charges, but are not entirely sure of when they should bring a lawyer into the situation, or who is the best person to call. Issues such as finances and lack of information about options cause hesitation when deciding whether to bring in legal representation. Unfortunately, such hesitation can often hinder criminal defense for accused individuals in Colorado. Asking the right questions and getting important information upfront can help individuals make the [...]

By |2020-06-24T17:06:11+00:00June 15th, 2020|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

How can a lawyer support someone going through a divorce?

When people start thinking and talking about ending their marriages, one of the first pieces of advice they tend to get is to contact a lawyer. But why is legal counsel such an important part of this largely personal and private matter? The truth is picking the right Colorado family lawyer and getting advice early on can make a significant difference in one's peace of mind and the overall outcome of a divorce. It is not uncommon to turn to Google [...]

By |2020-06-24T17:04:57+00:00June 10th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

What is the most challenging part of the divorce process?

Ending a marriage is a challenging thing for most people to go through. While the process as a whole is often considered stressful, certain aspects of a divorce may be most difficult for people. Knowing these touch points and preparing for them emotionally, creating financial plans and establishing support systems in advance can be very helpful for Colorado individuals considering a split. Some of the most difficult aspects of divorce happen before actually filing the paperwork. Making the decision to end a [...]

By |2020-06-24T17:01:54+00:00June 8th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

How to be successful in work while going through a divorce

It's no secret that stressful life situations can often have an impact on professional performance. Divorce can be a particularly challenging thing to go through, and working individuals can find it difficult to manage both the tasks and the stress of a divorce while carrying a full workload. Pulling on the expertise of others, communicating with one's boss and checking in with oneself emotionally can help men and women in Colorado balance this major life change with a full-time job [...]

By |2020-06-24T16:59:17+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

Legal drugs often involved in incidents, criminal defense

It's no secret that substances and legal issues often collide. Drugs do not have to be illegal to play a role in a criminal matter. In fact, legal substances like alcohol and pharmaceuticals are among the substances most commonly associated with crimes. Understanding how drugs factor into criminal justice in Colorado can impact criminal defense cases. As such, it can help to understand which drugs are most commonly associated with criminal charges. Perhaps unsurprisingly, alcohol is one of the substances most commonly involved [...]

By |2020-06-24T16:57:34+00:00June 1st, 2020|Criminal Defense|0 Comments

Who is entitled to the house in a divorce?

When a married couple splits, the most valuable assets are often at the center of property division. For many Colorado couples, the family home is the most contentious asset in a divorce. Some divorcees may wonder if a house bought during a marriage is considered joint property, even if only once spouse is listed on the mortgage. Joint property can be an emotional and financially significant aspect of a divorce. For example, one party might have put the down payment on a [...]

By |2020-06-25T16:11:05+00:00May 28th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments

DUI statistics and consequences can inform drunk driving defense

Impaired driving rates can vary a great deal from state to state, or even between jurisdictions. Understanding the local DUI situation, including statistics, laws and consequences from one's particular state and region, can be helpful, especially for those accused of impaired driving. Here is some information on Colorado DUI cases, which may be helpful to individuals looking to build a drunk driving defense. According to a report covering alcohol-related accidents from 2013 to 2019, the area in Colorado with the highest number [...]

By |2020-06-24T16:54:44+00:00May 27th, 2020|DUI|0 Comments

Protecting a credit score during divorce

Ending a marriage can have many financial consequences. According to a 2019 survey, 38% of divorcees experienced an over 50 point drop in their credit score following their separation. This can be particularly challenging for those who need access to credit to start their new lives. Luckily, there are some step individuals in Colorado and elsewhere in the United States can take to prevent a damaging hit to their credit score during a divorce.Checking one's credit report early on is a good [...]

By |2020-05-20T09:58:04+00:00May 15th, 2020|Divorce|0 Comments