What is Adoption?
Adoption effectively bestows all of the legal rights and obligations on the adopting adult(s) that they would have if they were the birth parents of the child.
Colorado has specific statutory provisions for “custodial” and “kinship” adoptions … Read More>>>
What is Collaborative Law?
Collaborative Law is a new and exciting concept in Family Law. It has been in existence in the U.S. for many years and is used in Canada as well. Kurtz & Peckham is a member of … Read More>>>
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OVERVIEW OF COLORADO DIVORCE
From start to finish, a divorce case (dissolution of marriage) takes anywhere from three months to over a year, depending on the court (the county where the parties reside), the … Read More>>>
UPDATED COLORADO MAINTENANCE LAW
Effective 1/1/2014 Section 14-10-114 of Colorado Revised Statutes provides new statutory, advisory guidelines for Maintenance payments from one spouse to the other in marriages that are at least (3) years in duration. There are now numeric … Read More>>>
There are many misconceptions about divorce that should be dispelled. First, regardless of your own point of view, divorce is a fact of contemporary American society. 43% of first marriages will end in divorce. Although undergoing a divorce can be … Read More>>>
Parental Responsibility (f.k.a. Custody) and Parenting Time
Often the most painful and most passionate issue in any divorce, paternity case or other family break-up is the issue of how to handle the children. Who they will live with, who will … Read More>>>
Pre-Marital & Marital Agreements in Colorado- Do You Need One?
What is a Marital Agreement?
The purpose of a Marital Agreement, whether before marriage (pre-maritial) or after, is to alter the effect of the statutory law and case law on … Read More>>>
Co-Parenting After Divorce
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CURRENT STATUS OF SAME SEX MARRIAGE & DIVORCE IN COLORADO
On June 26, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell et al. v. Hodges, Director, Ohio Department of Health, et al. (No. 14-556; cite: 576 U.S. ——-) ruled that the … Read More>>>
Family Law Services: Consulting Attorney – Unbundled Legal Services
Colorado District Court Judges and Magistrates consistently suggest that attorneys in the areas of Divorce, Paternity, Parenting Time (and Parental Responsibilities), as well as other Family Law matters , take clients … Read More>>>