For the second year in a row, Colorado lawmakers are discussing multiple bills aimed at criminal justice reform. The bills, if passed, could have significant implications on issues of criminal defense and sentencing in the state.
Ending a marriage can be an emotional process, and many people can respond by getting competitive or downright mean. While being fair, firm and thoughtfully aggressive can pay off in a divorce, getting too greedy and trying to take advantage of the other party can backfire.
Stress can cause major issues with health, and few things bring more stress than ending a major relationship or marriage. Even in an amicable divorce, but especially in a contentious one, people will experience heightened stress levels on days leading up to meditations, financial planning meetings, custodial handoffs, and any other new and uncomfortable obligation.
In 2015, the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) set up a Child Abuse hotline. The hotline, which is monitored 24 hours a day, every day, has seen an estimated 31 percent increase in calls since its launch.
Recently, Colorado passed a new law known as a Red Flag law. Under this law, a family member or law enforcement officers can petition for an individual to be stripped of their firearms if they are ruled by a judge to be a threat.
It is common for emotions to run high when a marriage is ending. Animosity and hostility are common feelings that accompany Colorado divorces, and it can be difficult to leave those feelings behind when working out the details of property division, child custody and other hot-button issues.
What do New Years, St. Patrick’s Day and Super Bowl weekend have in common? On these dates and several others throughout the year, Colorado police increase their presence on roads throughout the state.
The traditional structure of legal and physical child custody exists in our state, but parents going through these legal processes may not always hear these terms when they do their research. This post provides a brief review of the terms and concepts that parties may encounter when they litigate and negotiate traditional child custody