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Debt is often a precursor to divorce

If a Colorado married couple encounters financial challenges, it can have adverse effects on their relationship. Especially if they are constantly arguing about rising debt, one spouse might feel like he or she is not appreciated or that the other spouse is blaming...

Child custody exchange turned violent

Most Colorado family court judges agree that children are better able to cope with divorce if their parents treat each other respectfully and cooperate for their sake. In a perfect world, parents would always have peaceful child custody agreements. In reality, many...

Preparing to file a child custody petition

Colorado parents are always concerned for their children’s well-being. In families where divorce takes place, a concerned parent will want to make sure that he or she resolves child custody issues in a manner that is the least disruptive to his or her kids. There are...

Executor must show an accounting to the probate court

Being appointed as an executor after the death of a loved one or friend is both an honor and a solemn duty. Carrying out such duties can also be challenging and stressful, especially if the appointee in question is not familiar with state probate and estate...

What estate planning essentials do you need?

Planning for the future is an important part of being an adult. However, you might not be sure where to start when it comes to something as big as estate planning. Maybe you are already familiar with the consent of a will, but there are also other important documents...

Filing a petition, and other divorce issues

Deciding to end a marriage prompts a series of life-changing events. There are numerous legal issues involved in obtaining a divorce in a Colorado court. The more a spouse learns ahead of time about the legal process, the better prepared he or she will be to protect...

Tom Arnold is sad about child custody issues

In 2017, TV star Tom Arnold’s wife told him that she wanted a divorce. He later said that he did not want to battle over child custody issues and wanted to keep life as normal as possible for his children, so he asked his wife if they could keep living in the same...

Kim Kardashian will keep her house in divorce

When a Colorado married couple decides to go their separate ways, they must resolve a number of issues -- especially if they have children -- before they can achieve a settlement. Celebrity couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, who have four children together, are...

Estate planning with the future in mind

Creating an estate plan might not be at the top of your to do list. Whether the thought of planning for what happens after your death makes you feel uncomfortable or you feel as though you are in pretty good health, it can be easy to put the task off. However, taking...

William Shatner’s divorce settlement is unique

When a Colorado married couple decides to end their relationship, it undoubtedly prompts a series of legal decisions that must be resolved in order to obtain a settlement. Sometimes, two spouses can swiftly and amicably settle a divorce, while other cases are much...

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