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February 2020 Archives

New Restart Program may help drunk drivers in Colorado

There are always discussions about the best ways to handle people who drink and drive. Is it a good idea to put them into the prison system? Is it more effective to send them to alcohol rehabilitation or a treatment program?

Some custody and parenting time plans are problematic

One of the most challenging aspects of a Colorado divorce is agreeing to a parenting plan. The best interests of the child are paramount. Although there are many configurations that can be used, some may be less effective than others.

It's Tax Season

Tax season might come with some moans and groans, and it's no wonder with a confusing tax code and so many documents to gather, especially as most of us aren't accountants or CPAs. But tax season can mean REFUND time!

Additional Child Fees to be Shared by Statute

As of July 1, 2020 certain sections of Colorado's child support guideline statute will be added so that additional fees are to be shared under the statutory authority. Additional fees to be shared through extraordinary adjustments to the schedule of child support or through reimbursement between the parties in proportion to their adjusted gross income will include:

How truck drivers can manage their fatigue

Truck driver fatigue contributed to 13% of crashes analyzed in the Large Truck Crash Causation Study of 2007. However, there are many steps that drivers in Colorado and elsewhere can take to make sure that they are awake enough to operate their vehicles. For example, it is not a good idea to drive between the hours of 12 a.m. and 6 a.m. because the human body tends to be naturally tired during these hours.

Wrongful death actions provide justice for drunk driving crashes

An unexpected tragedy can change your entire life in mere moments. Losing a loved one in a crash caused by a drunk driver may feel like a nightmare that you can't wake up from. Daily life often becomes much more difficult when people must struggle through the fog of grief. For many people, the only thing that keeps them going after such a tragic loss is the drive to see justice served.

Researchers discover where accidents are most likely to occur

There was a 6.8% increase in traffic accidents throughout the country between 2018 and 2019, many of which occurred in Illinois. According to a survey from Go Safe Labs, there were 22,188 crashes in Houston, which was the most in the country during 2019. Other cities where accidents were most likely to occur were Charlotte, Austin and Los Angeles. However, it is important to note that the accident rates in many of these cities actually declined during that year.

How do I collect large sums of unpaid support?

There are several remedies to collect unpaid child support and maintenance whether it is for a period of a few months or several years. Depending on the circumstances you have several options available to you and either filing contempt of court or reducing unpaid support payments to a consolidated support judgement may be options for you.

Going through a gray divorce? Here's what you should know

If you've reached your 50s or 60s and decided that you want to get a divorce, your divorce is what's called a gray divorce. A gray divorce, named for the general hair color of people who are older, is one that involves people over the age of 50.

When Is My Child An Adult?

That's not an easy question to answer based on age alone or based on a child's emotional and mental development. And it's also not that simple when it comes to the Colorado Courts with regards to custody and child support. Our "Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act" does not even define "child."

Truckers with sleep apnea pose a safety risk on the road

As much as 35% of truckers in Colorado and the rest of the U.S. suffer from a sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. Apnea means "without breath," and sleep apnea results in the individual having his or her upper airway blocked during sleep for 5 to 10 seconds at a time. In obstructive sleep apnea, the most common among truckers, the mouth palate and throat muscles relax and collapse to block the airway.

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