Blog Posts in December, 2015

  • When a Child Is Injured in a Car Accident

    || 21-Dec-2015

    Car seats, and youth booster seats, have prevented many serious injuries to children in car accidents. Sometimes, however, the crash is so severe that the child may still be injured in a car seat. When a child is injured by the negligence of another, special rules govern those claims and lawsuits. What to Do After Your Child Is Hurt in a Car Accident The first question often on the minds of most ...
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  • Civil Protection Orders in Divorce Proceedings

    || 16-Dec-2015

    When a marriage is dying, one spouse often acts out the frustration, anger and powerlessness against the other spouse (usually against the one seeking a dissolution of the marriage). Colorado family law offers a procedure for entry of a court order that protects any person from threatened bodily harm, domestic abuse, emotional abuse, sexual assault or stalking by another person. These are called ...
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  • Child Abduction by a Parent

    || 11-Dec-2015

    Child abduction is a serious problem. Studies have shown that more than 200,000 children are abducted in the United States each year by a parent or family member. Colorado has adopted the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act to deter a parent from taking and hiding a child during the pendency of a divorce or after losing the custody of the child in a final decree of dissolution. All agree that ...
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  • Injuries to Children "Attracted" to a Danger

    || 9-Dec-2015

    Kids will be kids. They are curious roamers, attracted to all kinds of things that may not be good or safe for them. As parents we do our best to direct and supervise their curiosity. Importantly, even when we cannot be with them every second, and they are injured in pursuit of an “attraction,” the law permits children to make a claim for compensation for those injuries. This is called ...
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