What is Family Law?

Because attorneys practice so many types of law, it can be confusing to know which type of lawyer you need. Many people think that Family Law attorneys like myself only assist clients with divorce, but that is a myth. The truth is that divorces are far from the only...

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The Maintenance Myth

  With a new maintenance statute going into effect in January 2014, the topic has received attention in the Colorado press. Maintenance refers to a form of spousal support commonly known as alimony.  In a nutshell, it is paid by the higher breadwinner to the...

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Retainers & Unbundled Legal Services

  You may have heard someone say, "my lawyer" or have used the term yourself.  More recently, people even say "lawyer up" when talking about hiring a lawyer for a case. Traditionally, this means an attorney hired with a retainer and engagement agreement to handle...

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Getting What You Need in a Settlement

  Settlement is almost always the most efficient and satisfactory way to resolve a case.  That being said, the best way to prepare to settle is by preparing to try the case.  The same facts and legal analysis play roles in both processes.   The main difference is...

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