Tag Archives: family law

Get Free Info on Family Law Legal Procedures Jan. 19

On Friday, Jan. 19, join me at the Domestic Relations Pro Se Clinic at the Arapahoe Courthouse II, if you are representing yourself in a family law case and have questions about procedures. I will volunteer at the clinic from 8:30 a.m. to noon in Room 128, next to the Clerk’s Office. Individuals will get […]

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What You Should Know About Discharging Domestic Debts in Bankruptcy

When you file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, many of your debts will be discharged, meaning you will no longer be liable to pay them. However, certain types of domestic debts are non-dischargeable, so filing for bankruptcy will not get rid of your liability to pay those debts. Below is a breakdown of […]

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Why You Should Arrange Estate Planning in 2018

As you look ahead to the New Year, you might set new goals or make resolutions dealing with your health, wealth and happiness. But the start of the year is also a great time to get organized with estate planning. Sure, it’s great to save some money or make your first big investment with a […]

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Should You File a Paternity Action or an Allocation of Parental Responsibilities Case?

While you can combine the actions in certain situations, it is common that a parent will have to decide whether to file a paternity action under CRS 10-4-105 or an allocation of parental responsibilities (APR) proceeding under CRS 14-10-107.  Here are some things to consider:

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12 STEPS OF DIVORCE: THE BASICS – Step 3 – Complete Your Sworn Financial Statement, Disclosures, Parenting Classes

DIVORCE WALK THROUGH: THE BASICS Each month, the Andersen Law PC blog will spell out the 12 steps of divorce. The following is a roadmap with the basics for 12 steps of a divorce proceeding. The intent is to walk you through the process a simple step at a time. (To see the process in […]

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Cross-Examination for Non-Attorneys: How to Do It and How to Respond to It

  Andersen Law PC does both unbundled representation of clients who do not have full-service attorneys and also full service representation where we are attorneys of record who do everything. Both scenarios involve cross-examination if a hearing happens.  With unbundled representation, you may choose to do a hearing by yourself without an attorney there to represent […]

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Mothers’ Rights, Fathers’ Rights — What’s Right?

I am sure there are some firms who, starting back in the days of Kramer v. Kramer, wanted to protect fathers.  However, I personally think that several firms called themselves “fathers’ rights” as a marketing device because the father is usually the higher breadwinner. Not every client is satisfied by the big firm who advertises on sports radio […]

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How to Sign a Document Using ‘Power of Attorney’

A financial or medical power of attorney is a legal document where one person (the “principal”) grants another person (the “agent”) the “power of attorney” to act on the principal’s behalf in certain cases. For example, a principal could grant an agent the power to act on their behalf, e.g.: withdraw money, sell property, etc. […]

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Think You Don’t Know Anyone With Family Law Issues? Think Again.

As families come together for the holidays, there is the false reality of TV commercials where everyone is bathed in a glowing light toasting their good fortune. Even friends and relations seem to have it together as they boast about their perfect lives on Facebook.  But then you really think about it and realize that […]

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Looking for Long-Term Care: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

There are several steps you can take to make sure that you are not making a decision about a long-term care (nursing home or assisted living) placement for your loved one or yourself at the last minute. It’s important to look around ahead of time, consider long-term care insurance and get in-home care before that […]

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