Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • Do I Really Need a Lawyer for My Car Accident?

    || 31-Jul-2015

    Not all car accidents need a lawyer’s help to resolve. If you have been in a car accident but were not injured, you will not need a lawyer to resolve the insurance claim for collision damage. Insurance companies are set up to quickly respond to collision claims and to quickly get them resolved, with a rental car if possible while your car is being repaired. But if you have been injured, or ...
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  • Visitation Rights of Grandparents or Great-Grandparents

    || 23-Jul-2015

    “Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.” Alex Haley In the contentious world of parents fighting over who will “get custody” of their children, sometimes the child’s grandparents feel left out. That special bond that they have with their grandchildren may be a casualty of the ...
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  • Same-Sex Rights Hitting Speedbumps in Colorado Despite Supreme Court Ruling

    || 20-Jul-2015

    When the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor to same-sex marriage rights across the country on June 26 th, 2015, no one was expecting it to clear up any issues surrounding same-sex rights all at once. Controversial stories are still cropping up left and right, coast to coast, in the onset of the 5-to-4 decision. Some county clerks are refusing to personally issue marriage licenses to ...
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  • Awards of Spousal "Maintenance" in Divorce or Separation Cases

    || 8-Jul-2015

    Colorado has adopted the “Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act”, as have many other states, so that courts in Colorado have some specific guidance in making decisions about spousal maintenance. A court may order that “spousal maintenance” be paid to a spouse that needs support by the other spouse who has the ability to pay support. A court may award maintenance only if it ...
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