Divorce and Social Media

During a divorce, experiencing various emotions such as sadness, anxiety and even anger is not unusual, and seeking sympathy and the emotional support from others is only natural. However, it is important to understand the difference between confiding in a few close friends versus sharing your thoughts and feelings with a few hundred acquaintances on [...]

Divorce and Social Media 2019-02-01T15:16:05+00:00

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law Cases

Family law cases can be long, tiresome, emotionally draining and expensive. Moreover, because these cases involve the most private issues, resolving these disputes outside of the courtroom is often best for all involved. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is the process of resolving the legal battle without the cost and delay that is often present in [...]

Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family Law Cases 2019-01-21T14:58:31+00:00

Child Support in Colorado

While parents of minor children may choose to go their separate ways and sever financial ties, children of separated parents will continue to need financial help from both of their parents. The law in Colorado recognizes the importance that financial support from both parents has on the future success of children and is structured to [...]

Child Support in Colorado 2019-01-22T11:02:07+00:00

The Impact of Divorce on Immigration

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, Colorado ranks #10 in the top states where couples are likely to get divorced, with 3.7 divorcees per 1,000 people. And, while most have the best intentions when choosing to marry, statistics show that subsequent marriages are even more likely to end in divorce than the first [...]

The Impact of Divorce on Immigration 2019-01-08T08:06:32+00:00

Modifying Parenting Time in Colorado

In situations where you and the other parent of your child are no longer together, the court decides the allocation of parental responsibilities (decision-making and parenting-time) related to your child.  You may become the custodial parent (the parent with whom the child resides with for the majority of time) or the non-custodial parent. Often times, [...]

Modifying Parenting Time in Colorado 2019-01-22T11:03:09+00:00

Ways to Minimize Your Legal Costs in Family Law Cases

As if the emotional turmoil of going through a divorce or custody weren’t enough, the financial toll of legal fees required to litigate these issues can add unnecessary stress to the process.  Often, divorcing spouses are faced with a difficult decision; represent yourself and risk losing it all, or get legal representation and hope to [...]

Ways to Minimize Your Legal Costs in Family Law Cases 2019-01-22T11:05:46+00:00

What is a “No-Fault” State?

Colorado is a “no-fault” state, but many don’t understand what that means in the context of divorce laws.  Prior to Colorado becoming a “no-fault” state, both spouses had to either consent to a divorce.  If both parties did not consent to the divorce, one party had to show legal grounds that would justify the Court [...]

What is a “No-Fault” State? 2019-01-22T11:08:12+00:00

Hoping for the Best and Planning for the Worst

By Denise M. Gonzales In case you missed it, January 26, 2018 was National Spouses Day.  Not to rain on the celebration but according to the National Center for Health Statistics, Colorado ranks #10 in the top states where couples are likely to get divorced, with 3.7 divorcees per 1,000 people. While most have the [...]

Hoping for the Best and Planning for the Worst 2019-01-22T11:22:02+00:00

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and it’s Impact on Colorado Spousal Maintenance

The newly enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) may have a serious impact if you are contemplating divorce, or if you are currently paying or receiving spousal maintenance (alimony).  And, as people rush to get their spousal maintenance orders finalized, if you are an employer, be prepared for the possibility of receiving an increase [...]

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and it’s Impact on Colorado Spousal Maintenance 2019-01-22T11:26:19+00:00

Family Law Practice

Pollart Miller Family Law Attorneys When looking to take the next step in your life, whether that be getting married, having children, or dissolving a marriage, a family lawyer can be essential to your personal success.  One of the best assets you can have is an experienced family lawyer on your [...]

Family Law Practice 2019-08-14T14:12:33+00:00