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5 Pros and Cons of a Prenuptial Agreement

Most people do not anticipate divorce when walking down the aisle on their wedding day. Yet unforeseen problems may arise in the future. A prenuptial agreement is a legal document, signed before marriage, that determines property division and other terms should the couple divorce. Review some of the pros and cons of
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Colorado Child Custody: How is Legal Paternity Determined?

By:  Jessica A. Bryant Issue of establishing paternity are something I have seen in child custody, divorce, and separate paternity or child support actions. Most people have the belief that a child’s legal paternity is the same as their biological paternity, except in cases of adoption; however, that is not always the
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Divorce Now or Later? Facts to Inform Your Decision

By: Plog & Stein PC Chances are if you are considering divorce, you are facing difficulties in your marriage that you don’t believe you and your spouse will be able to overcome. Perhaps you have even made the decision to divorce, but are unsure what the  best time to file is. Here
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Failing to Show Up for Your Divorce or Custody Hearing

By: Stephen J. Plog After over twenty years of practicing family law in the Denver area, I’ve seen all sorts of odd situations.  The stories I could tell range from run of the mill tales of spouses behaving badly to the truly bizarre.   Of course I cannot tell those stories due
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Additional Changes Needed in Colorado Family Law Statutes

By:  Jessica A. Saldin A prior blog post of mine discussed recent, and upcoming, changes to the child support statute and its potential impact on Colorado family law cases.  This blog post will discuss additional changes that I believe still need to be made by the Colorado Legislature to our family law
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What is an Expert and Why are Experts Involved in Divorce Cases?

By: Plog & Stein PC An expert is somebody who is uniquely qualified by his/her education, knowledge and experience to offer opinions regarding matters that are scientific, technical or that require specialized knowledge. See C.R.E. Rule 702. Although any witness could potentially by certified as an expert by the court if he/she
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What is Legal Separation and is it Right for Me?

By:  Jessica A. Saldin In a prior post I discussed the effect a long-term physical separation may have on your Colorado divorce case.  A physical separation is not a legal process and simply refers to a period of time when you and your spouse lived apart.  In contrast, though, there is a
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