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Can I Stop Paying Child Support if I Can't See My Kids?

Unfortunately, this happens more than child custody attorneys would like to admit: The mother and father aren’t getting along or the mother is bitter so she won’t let the father see his ...
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Avoiding Parental Alienation

Divorce is hard, but it’s much more challenging when the spouses are constantly at war before, during and after the divorce process. As a general rule, when we hear about children of divorce who ...
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Finding a Missing Parent for Child Support

Are you a parent whose former spouse has gone MIA and is not paying child support? Or, perhaps you were never married to your child’s other parent, but you have custody and he or she has not ...
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Can a Father Win Sole Custody in Colorado?

Thirty years ago, mothers almost always ended up with custody of the children in a divorce. This wasn’t just the case here in Colorado, that was the case nationwide. But fast-forward to today, ...
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When Does Alimony End in Colorado?

Colorado refers to alimony as “ spousal maintenance.” In a Colorado divorce case, a judge may order the higher-earning spouse to pay the lower-earning spouse maintenance while the case ...
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Best Parenting Advice for Divorcing Spouses

When parents decide to divorce, they know they’ll have to deal with child custody and support and have those matters worked out before the divorce can be finalized. While child support and child ...
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Protecting Your Credit in a Divorce

Most adults have heard horror stories from people who claim that their divorce ruined their credit. While many of these stories are true, it doesn’t mean it has to happen to you. If you’re ...
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Taxes & Divorce: What You Need to Know

Divorce is a highly-involved process; it addresses child custody, child support, property and debt division, and selling or dividing marital assets, such as the family home and vacation properties. If ...
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Should I Divorce After the Holidays?

Each year between the months of October and December, our clients ask us, “Should I wait to divorce until after the holidays?” The answer, “It depends on your circumstances.” ...
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Legal Separation vs. Divorce in Colorado

A lot of divorcing spouses will casually say, “We are legally separated,” but that is not the case. In reality, the married couple either split up and are living apart (or in separate ...
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Parental Relocations: What You Need to Know

After a couple divorces, circumstances are going to change – it’s inevitable. Often, such changes include a remarriage, a new house, new schools, new friends, new jobs, and even a ...
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Can Taking Antidepressants Hurt My Child Custody Case?

If you are in an unhappy marriage, perhaps aspects of the relationship have caused you to feel angry, hopeless, or even depressed. It is not uncommon for people in hollow marriages to experience ...
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Legal Separation vs. Divorce in Colorado

A lot of divorcing spouses will casually say, “We are legally separated,” but that is not the case. In reality, the married couple either split up and are living apart (or in separate ...
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Should a Parent Move Out Before the Divorce is Final?

Often, when a married couple decides to divorce, it can be extremely difficult for the spouses to live under the same roof. It’s not uncommon for such couples to argue constantly, and for there ...
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Financial Advice for Divorcing Spouses

If you’re considering divorce, you’re likely worried about how it will impact your finances. Whether you’re in a high-net-worth marriage, you and your spouse work full-time, or only ...
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Does Adultery Affect Alimony in Colorado?

In Colorado, alimony or spousal support is technically called “spousal maintenance.” This refers to the money a higher-earning spouse pays to the lower-earning spouse during and after ...
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Financial Tips for Divorcing Spouses

It’s no secret that one of the most difficult parts of divorce is the financial aspect. If the financial part were easier, we would probably see a rise in divorce filings. If you have put off a ...
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Which Parent Claims the Dependency Exemption?

With tax season quickly approaching, a lot of our clients, especially those with children, ask us about the dependency exemption. Which parent claims the exemption, and can the noncustodial parent ...
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Are You a Victim of Parental Alienation Syndrome?

When married couples with children go their separate ways, they must remember to keep their children’s best interests at heart, but for some parents, that’s easier said than done. Divorce ...
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Colorado Child Custody FAQs

If you are headed for divorce and you have children with your spouse, you will undoubtedly have questions about child custody. Will the children live with one parent more of the time? Which parent ...
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What You Need to Know About Legal Separation

Consult with a Denver Family Attorney – Call (888) 850-9851 Legal separation in Colorado is an alternative to divorce or annulment which allows spouses to be declared separate persons for both ...
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Factors That Are Considered When Determining Child Support

In simple terms, child support is an ongoing, periodic payment made for the benefit of a child following a divorce or separation, usually made from the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. ...
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How Remarriage Impacts Alimony in Colorado

In the United States, spouses are expected to financially support each other and that does not necessarily end when a couple divorces. Often, one spouse will methodically withdraw from the workforce ...
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Dividing Property in a Colorado Divorce

One of the reasons why divorce is so complicated is because spouses have to determine how to divide their assets and debts. By assets, we’re referring to all income, cash and property acquired ...
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Stay Connected with Jones Law Firm, PC

At Jones Law Firm, PC, our Denver family attorney provides clients with experienced and compassionate legal counsel. If you have a benefited from our services in the past or are currently looking for ...
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