Co-parenting when there is a child custody order can be challenging. In addition to handling your day-to-day obligations, you and your child’s other parent must keep in contact with each other and share parenting responsibilities based on a contract, i.e., the child custody agreement (or court orders). While this is far from
Divorce can be emotionally and financially complicated. If you are considering a divorce or are going through one, you may be wondering which of your assets are subject to division. One important issue you may be especially concerned about is the impact of divorce on your retirement accounts. These accounts are ones
Divorce can be emotionally and financially devastating. While the pain of a divorce is generally unavoidable, there are measures you can take to soften the blow of a dissolution and protect yourself during divorce proceedings. You may have heard that the assets you acquired prior to marriage are separate and not subject
If you are facing the dissolution of your marriage, we imagine you have several questions about what to expect. In addition to your queries about how your family dynamic will change and how long the process will take, you probably want to know how the court will divide your assets. Each spouse
If you are facing a divorce or legal separation, you should prepare yourself for significant financial changes. This includes the possibility of receiving or paying alimony. Whether you hope to receive payment or hope to avoid paying, you might be wondering, “How long do you have to be married to get alimony
By: Stephen J. Plog Surviving a divorce is hard work. You can expect your personal life, family life, and assets to significantly change in the process. Divorcing a narcissist can make divorce proceedings unusually difficult, but less so when you utilize the right resources. Today, we address the topic of how to
By: Stephen J. Plog Are you worried about your child’s safety when they spend time with their other parent? If there is a genuine danger present, you should consider filing an emergency custody motion. An emergency custody petition causes the court to take quick action—usually within 48 hours—to review the facts and
By: Stephen J. Plog Many divorcing couples who have children struggle with the contentious issue of dividing parental responsibilities after their separation. Contacting an experienced family law attorney, such as the attorneys of Plog & Stein P.C. can be very beneficial. Trying to cooperate with your soon-to-be ex-spouse can sometimes be difficult.
By: Sarah T. McCain It’s been a few years since we last wrote about how to deal with your marital home in a Colorado divorce. The last time we wrote a substantive post, the real estate market, like the rest of the economy, as largely in a big hole.
By: Stephen J. Plog As with most areas of the law, family law statutes and the cases interpreting them are not always clear. When ambiguity exists, attorneys and judges can be left wondering what the right outcome of the given issue may be. In many instances, the state legislature or judiciary