Blog Posts in February, 2015

  • Colorado law says “buckle up.” Most know that failure to wear a seat belt in the front seats of a car will result in a traffic ticket. However, many do not know that if you are injured in a car accident your failure to wear a seat belt will also reduce the value of compensation for your injuries. Colorado statutes (C.R.S. 42-4-237) require that every driver of, and every front seat ...
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  • Resolving Divorce Disputes with "Private Justice"

    || 23-Feb-2015

    Colorado courts, especially in El Paso County, are swamped. Our state does not have a comprehensive family court system to handle matters of marital dissolution, child custody, child or spouse support and the like so all judges handle all kinds of cases, whether criminal trials, business disputes or family law matters. While Colorado law requires marriage and family law matters to be resolved only ...
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  • Are We Ready for a Time When Most Are Not Married?

    || 6-Feb-2015

    By: Victoria C. Swanson Marriage rates in the United States are now the lowest in statistical memory. Multiple policy centers that collect and analyze the data have confirmed that U.S. marriage rates have reached historic lows—and probably will stay there or continue the downward trend even further. The group that should be getting married now, the millennials (ages 18-29), are not getting ...
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  • Car Accidents Caused By Federal Employees

    || 2-Feb-2015

    Think about all the federal government workers driving around in our community: the postal workers (including contract rural mail carriers), civilian employees of the many government agencies with offices here (Department of Defense, FEMA, U.S. Forest Service, etc.), and the many members of the Armed Forces who drive off-base in connection with their duty. If you are injured in a car accident ...
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