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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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Divorce: Should You Sell Your House?

Ask any realtor, and they will quickly tell you that a significant portion of their business comes from sellers who are in the middle of a divorce, and there is a very good reason for this. Often, it ...
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Social Media & Divorce: The Rules

These days, the vast majority of adults have at least one social media account. While you may not log on to Twitter or Instagram, the odds are you at least have a Facebook account. So, if you’re ...
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Parenting Time

Parenting time in Colorado is determined by stipulation of the parties or a court’s conclusion. While parents can agree through casual conversation or formal negotiation, any indecision or ...
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If it Ain't Broke, You Should Still Fix It: Why Custody Orders are Important

There are many situations in which a parent may be reluctant to avail himself or herself of the civil court process for orders involving parenting time. When things are going well, it is often ...
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Colorado Common Law Marriage - Facts and Myths

Common law marriage has been recognized in Colorado for over 100 years. Yet, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding common law marriage. Many of my clients have shared their ...
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Ashley Madison Hack Threatens Marriages

Marriages and love lives may be at risk after customer data from the infidelity website Ashley Madison was released in an unprecedented privacy breach that is rattling users and causing some divorce ...
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Defining 'Parental Responsibilities' in Colorado

In Colorado, the term “parental responsibilities” is used in place of child custody. Colorado’s parental responsibility law can be found under C.R.S. 14-10-124. Under Colorado law, ...
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Will Moving Out Impact Child Custody?

When a married couple decides to divorce, one of the first questions will be, “Should one of us move out of the family home?” If the marriage has broken down due to a recent affair, or ...
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Establishing Paternity in Colorado

Sometimes parenthood is a planned event, and sometimes it’s not. Either way, once you become a parent, your life will never be the same. What if the parents are not married? How does the mother ...
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Frequently Asked Questions About Child Custody

Do you have questions about child custody in Denver? At Jones Law Firm, PC, we have provided a list of frequently asked questions about child custody in Colorado. We encourage you to continue reading ...
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Top 4 Reasons Spouses Cheat & What To Do About it

Top 4 Reasons Spouses Cheat One person in the relationship has an unhealthy addiction to sex Some make bad choices while they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol and they do something they ...
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Is Lying to Your Spouse OK?

Everyone knows that the basic foundation of every relationship is honesty and trust. Being truthful helps build trust which is something that is slowly earned and easily broken. When the foundation of ...
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Is Hugging Essential for a Healthy Relationship?

Want to learn a way check the health and strength of your relationship? One way of measuring the shape of your relationship is looking to see if your physical affection has diminished or gone ...
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Tips to Overcoming a Rocky Relationship with Your In-Laws

Whether you like it or not, when you get married you not only gain a spouse, you gain a whole new extended family. In some marriages your new extended family is a blessing, and in other relationships ...
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How to Have "The Talk" With Your Daughter: 5 Helpful Tips for Dads

Are you a single parent? Do you have a daughter? If so you understand how difficult it can be to relate to your daughter during her adolescence. Some subjects can be very embarrassing and sensitive. ...
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Spoiled?

More and more I see children of divorce being spoiled with lavish gifts and expensive outings or vacations from both parents. Perhaps the parents feel guilty for putting their child through the ...
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The Marriage Hack

I recently watched a Ted talk by Eli Finkel entitled "The Marriage Hack". I wanted to share my summary and hope that it will spark interest for you to watch the video. I must note upfront ...
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Divorces Increase After Children Leave the Home

The Institute of Family Studies in Australia has discovered the risk of divorcing after the children leave the home has doubled in a generation. That's usually after 20 years of marriage. The ...
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Traditional Gender Roles vs. Unconventional Marriage

Traditional gender roles are not the standard they once were. Just watch an episode of AMC's hit show MAD MEN or any show on the classic TV networks. You'll see a vast difference between the ...
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Father's Day Events

We've rounded up a variety of events for FATHER'S DAY. 1. CITY PARK JAZZ--FREE Tribute to Neil Bridge in City Park Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 6 p.m. 2. COLORADO ROCKIES VS. PHILLIES $4 TO $60 ...
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How to Tell Your Kids You're Getting a Divorce

Keep it about the kids - NEVER discuss adult issues with your children. No matter what is going on between Mom and Dad, they only need to know about the issues that will impact them. This includes ...
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Good News for the Psychological Parent

A recent decision by the Colorado Court of Appeals is good news for those seeking parental responsibilities. In re the Parental Responsibilities of M.W. the Court found that a psychological parent ...
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A Model Divorce: Ashley Judd & Dario Franchitti Pledge "Family Forever"

After 12 years of marriage Ashley Judd and Dario Franchitti are deciding to call it quits. The 44-year-old actress and the 39-year-old racecar driver tweeted "Family Forever" to each other ...
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Learn More About Jones Law Firm!

Perhaps as a child you remember your parents going through a divorce, the tension was always strong in the house, especially when they couldn't come to an agreement. You remember how hard it was ...
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