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Are We Married? Common-Law Marriage in Colorado
Colorado is one of only 10 states that recognize common-law marriage in the United States. Common-law marriage is an informal marriage that is recognized based [...]
Breath Tests Impact Your DUI or DWAI Case
Breath Tests and How They May Impact Your DUI or DWAI Case Denver criminal defense lawyers specializing in drunk driving cases are questioning the validity [...]
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 [...]
What Happens if You are Caught in Possession of Drugs in Colorado?
If you were found to be in possession of controlled substances considered illegal to possess under the law of Colorado then there are various levels of severity for this charge, including possession, cultivation, intent to distribute, and trafficking of a controlled substance. Each one has its own penalties, each one worse than the last. The criminal law team at Pollart and Miller LLC can help you understand the circumstances behind the charges filed against you in order to prepare the proper defense.
Modifying Parenting Time in Colorado – Why and How
When yourself and the other parent of your child are no longer together, the court decides the allocation of decision-making and parenting-time related to your child. You may become the parent with whom the child resides with for the majority of time or the non-custodial parent. You may file for a motion with the Court to modify the current allocation of parental responsibilities in Colorado.
Assault and Battery According to Colorado Law
Battery and assault are often used together but in fact, they are two distinct charges that can be leveled against a person. Due to them being different crimes, the penalties are different for each as well. Nevertheless, these charges are often used together in a criminal case in order to sufficiently describe the fullness of a person's actions.
Theft in Colorado – Degrees and Possible Sentences
Colorado theft is said to be common and occur when a person intentionally retains, obtains or controls anything of value belonging to another individual, without authorization from the owner, or by deception or threat. Theft crimes may include but are not limited to shoplifting, embezzlement, larceny, and pretenses. Understanding everything about theft is crucial in order to avoid it.
Allocation of Parental Responsibilities in Colorado
As a parent going through divorce or child custody case, you have to be mindful of what life will look like for your children, moving forward. In allocation of parental responsibilities in Colorado, the court considers several factors. Find out what they are.
The Top 5 Ways To Save On Your Divorce Attorney Fees
Going through a divorce is not only an emotional experience but also an investment in your future interests. Depending on the complexity of your assets and whether you have children you might face an expensive investment. Here are 5 great tips on how you can save on your divorce attorney fees.
Can You Possess Too Many Marijuana Plants in Colorado?
Even though the personal cultivation of marijuana has been legalized in Colorado, there are strict guidelines that need to be followed. Illegal possession of marijuana plants is a criminal offence. Read this article to learn more about regulations and marijuana possession limits.
Common Law Marriage in Colorado
Colorado statutory marriage demands that the parties seeking marriage be above 18 years of age, or between 16 and 18 with the permission of the [...]
Colorado is a “no-fault” state; what does that mean?
Posted on May 21, 2017 Before Colorado became a “no-fault” state, both spouses had to consent to a divorce or one party had to show [...]
Consequences of Criminal Conviction
Posted on May 17, 2018 What makes up the word “criminal”? In a society that is brimming with pressing issues and conflicts in political affairs [...]
Alternative Dispute Resolution: Mediation
Legal processes are generally long, tiresome and expensive, which is why often times we try to avoid them. Resolving serious disagreements outside of the courtroom [...]
The Battle Between Need for Control and Desire for Happiness
Posted on April 30, 2018 Many people believe that domestic violence is only associated with physical abuse. The reality is different, however. Domestic violence includes [...]
Spousal Maintenance – What it Means and How it is Calculated in Colorado?
Posted on April 23, 2018 If you are facing a divorce, you may have concerns about what your financial future looks like, especially if you [...]
Hiding Assets During A Divorce In Colorado
Posted on April 17, 2018 What once was proudly built and earned together becomes “mine” or “yours” during a divorce. In this very emotional time [...]
4th (or More) DUI Is A Felony, According To Colorado Law
Posted on April 9, 2018 Driving under the influence, also known as a DUI, is a serious offense in Colorado. Repeat offenders now look not [...]