Developing Child Custody Arrangements in Colorado: Important Info for Parents

July 10, 2016

Developing a plan for splitting child custody with the other parent of your child(ren) can be complicated (if not adversarial, especially if these splits are happening as part of a divorce process). There are generally two ways custody splits (which may also be referred to as parent timing splits or arrangements) can be set in Colorado,…Read More

Calculating Child Support in Colorado

June 30, 2016

When divorcing spouses share children, working out child support is usually a part of the divorce process. Here’s a look at how child support obligations are generally determined in Colorado. Factors Used to Determine Child Support in CO In Colorado, several factors are considered by the courts when establishing child support payments. Some of these include:…Read More

How to Identify Workplace Discrimination

June 20, 2016

Workplace discrimination is never acceptable. When any form of discrimination raises its ugly head in work setting, victims can feel embarrassed, alone and maybe even frustrated. What can make matters worse is: Being afraid to speak up out of fear that an employer may retaliate against the victim. Not knowing what to do or where…Read More

Pueblo Man Charged with Attempted Murder & Domestic Violence, Missing Girlfriend Found Alive

June 10, 2016

Domestic violence takes on a whole new meaning when the alleged victim goes missing. That seemed to be the case when the Pueblo Police Department issued a warrant for the arrest of a local man who was accused of attempted murder and assault of his girlfriend. Police ended up taking the accused man, 27, into custody on…Read More

Incapacity Planning: FAQs

May 31, 2016

When developing an estate plan that will effectively protect you and your loved ones in the future, one critical thing to incorporate is incapacity planning. This essentially details what your wishes are if you should ever become incapacitated and unable to communicate them at some point in the future. Because there’s a lot to consider…Read More

Debt after Death: 5 Crucial Facts to Know

May 17, 2016

When a loved one passes away, settling his estate can be a priority for surviving family members. While distributing the assets left behind can be a big focus in the estate settlement process, however, another important element may be resolving any debt issues. Revealing just how debt is handled after a debt, the following presents…Read More

How to Reduce the Costs of Colorado Probate: 4 Tips

May 10, 2016

Settling an estate can be a complicated, expensive process, especially if no steps are taken to try to minimize the duration and costs of probate. When, however, people have the foresight to try to help their loved ones avoid probate in the future, they can take certain steps now to put the right plans in…Read More

What Type of Trust(s) Should I Include in My Estate Plan?

April 14, 2016

The best type(s) of trust(s) to include in your estate plan will depend on your needs and goals. To help you identify precisely what these are so you can start honing in on the right trust(s) for your estate plan, it’s helpful to ask yourself (and then answer) the following questions: Do I want to…Read More

When Should I Start Thinking about Estate Planning?

March 18, 2016

As soon as possible because, the sooner you get an effective estate plan in place, the sooner you will be able to rest assured that you, your loved ones and your legacy will be protected, regardless of what tomorrow may bring. Although many people believe that estate planning is only something to be concerned about…Read More

Are Holographic (Handwritten) Wills Valid in Colorado?

February 24, 2016

Yes, the state of Colorado recognizes handwritten wills as legally valid as long as these wills have been written and signed by the testator (i.e., the individual creating the will). In fact, when it comes to holographic wills in Colorado, here’s what’s generally important for people to understand: Material portions of the will have to…Read More