By: Jessica A. Saldin Whenever there are custody issues in your family law case, one question to always consider is whether a CFI or PRE would help your case. Prior blog posts have explained what these individuals are and when they may be helpful. Once they are appointed to the case, though,
By Michelle L. Searcy Whether you have been served with a family law case or have initiated one, in Colorado, your first court appearance will be an initial status conference. While the purpose of this meeting is to give you important information about your responsibilities in the case, it is also your
By: Stephen J. Plog Having practiced family law in Colorado for over 20 years, I’ve seen many situations in which one party or the other in a divorce case has, or both have, changed their mind about an aspect of the divorce case, including whether to proceed with the case at all.
It is not a common occurrence to have individuals separating immediately around the time of the birth of a child, but it does happen. When parties are married, this child support and custody issues are usually through the courts via a dissolution of marriage (divorce case). But what happens to those situations
By: Janette Jordan If you have an existing child custody case in Colorado, are the primary residential custodian, and are considering relocating out of state with the minor child or children, you will need to seek permission from the court or written consent from the other parent. Even a move from one
By: Janette Jordan There are two types of name changes that occur in a family law case: the restoration of the Wife’s name to her maiden name or other previous name and the changing of the name of a minor child in a divorce or custody case. In a divorce case, if
By: Curtis Wiberg In our mobile society, it is not an uncommon occurrence for parents to obtain custody orders in one state, and for both parents and the children to later reside in other states, soon after. This can make resolution of subsequent conflicts involving parenting time (visitation) complicated. Every state in