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Colorado Springs Family Lawyer

Also Serving Families in Parker and Pueblo

The attorneys at Clawson & Clawson, LLP can provide the counsel that you need if you are dealing with a complicated legal matter that involves your family. We understand what an emotionally trying experience this may be for you, and it is our goal to help you reach the end of the process as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Our firm serves clients in Colorado Springs and up and down the Front Range, from Pueblo to Parker and Denver. Below, you'll find information about how we can assist you with various family law matters. From prenuptial agreements, filing for legal separation, adoption, to dealing with domestic violence, our firm can help you and your family children navigate legal processes with as little hassle as possible.

Call us today at (719) 602-5888 or contact us online to speak with a Colorado Springs family law attorney.

Five Reasons to Hire Clawson & Clawson, LLP

  • Over 100 Years of Combined Experience
  • Attentive to Each Client's Unique Needs
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • FREE Case Evaluation

Our honors and awards don't stop there. Take a look at some of the recent awards our attorneys earned:

  • “10 Best - Client Satisfaction Award for 2 Years” From American Institute of Family Law Attorneys (2015/2016) – Matthew Clawson
  • Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® (Only 1 % of members are attorneys)
  • "Superb" ratings on Avvo (highest ranking possible)
  • "Best Lawyer" by the CS Independent (2010, 2012) awarded to Attorney Matthew Clawson
  • “Best Lawyers in America” from Best Lawyers (2017 lucite/plaque) – Michael Clawson
  • Best Attorney in Colorado Springs (2012) in the Colorado Springs Gazette Telegraph's awarded to Attorney Michael Clawson
  • Colorado Springs Style " 2014 Top Attorneys in Colorado Springs" in the Criminal Law, DUI Law and Family Law categories featured Matthew and Michael Clawson
  • “National Ranking - Top 10 Attorney Award” from National Academy of Family Law Attorneys (2016) – Matthew Clawson
  • “National Top 100 Trial Lawyers” (2016) – Matthew & Michael Clawson
  • “Top 100 Litigation Lawyer of CO” from American Society of Legal Advocates (2016) – Matthew & Michael Clawson

Attorneys with our team are also Avvo rated, and our firm has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau®. We are members of various legal associations and are committed to legal excellence and ongoing legal education. When you retain a Colorado Springs family attorney from Clawson & Clawson, LLP, you can have confidence that your lawyer will be dedicated to your best interests.

Family Law Practice Areas

Child's Best Interest
All questions of child custody and visitation are decided in Colorado according to the question of what is in the best interests of the children. It is the goal of the family law court to ensure that there is an arrangement that serves to foster the emotional and physical well-being of the children.

It is often possible to petition the court to modify terms pertaining to child custody and visitation, child support, and alimony. It is necessary to provide evidence that the modification is absolutely necessary and that it will serve the best interests of all parties.

Child Support
Both parents have a responsibility to provide for their children's economic necessities, but one parent will often have greater resources than the other for doing so. It is important to ensure that the determination of child support does not shoulder you with an unfair share of the burden and place you in a position of financial difficulty.

Child Custody
Concerned about being denied shared custody of your children? Worried about keeping your children away from an unstable or abusive spouse? An attorney from our firm can fight to defend your rights as a parent and ensure that your children are placed in the best possible situation.

If your former spouse is refusing to pay you child support or alimony or is interfering with your rights of shared custody or visitation, we can help you bring the matter to court to enforce the orders.

Spousal Support
Alimony — also referred to as spousal support — may be paid from one party to the other. Several factors influence the decision to award alimony, including the duration of the marriage, each party's financial resources and earning power, and how long it will take the dependent spouse to become self-sufficient.

The courts prefer to allow both parents to spend as much time as possible with their children after a divorce, provided that this is in the best interests of the children. Your attorney will have the task of proving that it would be beneficial for you to play a large role in your children's lives and therefore you should receive ample visitation time.

Domestic Abuse
Allegations of domestic violence and child abuse can have an enormous impact on the outcome of a divorce, potentially influencing matters such as child custody, alimony, and the division of property. An attorney can help you obtain an order of protection against an abusive spouse or defend you against false accusations of abuse.

Do I Really Need a Colorado Springs Family Lawyer?

It is not advisable to represent yourself in a legal matter that involves your family. Even if you and your spouse are on good terms and are capable of maintaining amicable relations, you must realize that the law is complex, and you could easily end up with an outcome that does not favor your best interests. Have an attorney with a thorough understanding of family law represent you and defend your personal interests.

You have too much at stake to take any chances with the outcome of your case. Contact our family law attorneys for a free consultation to discuss your concerns and to take the first steps in your case.

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  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2 Years - 10 Best Law Firm for Client Satisfaction
  • 10.0 Avvo Rating - Top Family Attorneys
  • Top 100 - National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • The Gazette - Best of the Springs
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • 2016 - Best of Colorado Springs
  • The National Society of Legal Advocates
  • Martindale-Hubbell | Client Champion | 2020
  • Best Lawyer
  • NAFLA Top Ten Ranking - 2017
  • 10 Best - American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

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