A Guide to Navigating a Motorcycle Accident

A Guide to Navigating a Motorcycle Accident

A motorcycle ride is a thrilling experience on a weekend adventure along a scenic route, especially in a state renowned for its spectacular mountain vistas. Motorcycles are also a gas-friendly way to drive to work or school. While motorcyclists love the unbeatable exhilaration of an open-air, two-wheeled ride, the unenclosed design of a motorcycle leaves riders vulnerable to grave injuries in a crash—especially one involving a vehicle weighing an average of 4,000 pounds. A motorcycle accident is terrifying and traumatic,…

What Happens If You Don’t Respond to Child Custody Papers in Colorado?

When matters of child custody arise during a divorce it’s common to feel anxious and resist the idea that a judge will decide when you can and cannot see your child. However, if you’ve been served with a child custody petition in Colorado, you shouldn’t dismiss it and hope the matter disappears. If both parents cannot agree on a child custody or parenting-time schedule in Colorado, the case must go to court for a judge to decide. This may feel…

How To Deal With Different Parenting Styles In A Blended Family

It’s always a wonderful ending when divorced people find a second chance at love and remarry. It’s even better when they each have children from a previous marriage so that both spouses understand the parenting dynamic. But does every blended family end with a happily-ever-after the way they do on TV? Not always. Most blended families face unexpected challenges when bringing two families together into one household to form a new family. In some cases, different parenting styles clash, creating…

What Happens During a Divorce With an Adopted Child?

Any permanent changes to the structure of a family are life-changing events. Adding a child to the family through adoption is a joyful change, while a divorce separating a family into two households is usually an unhappy time in a family’s life. Child custody is often the most contentious aspect of divorce, but what happens when a family with an adopted child faces this issue? Many Colorado parents ask, “What happens during a divorce when a family has an adopted…

A Guide to Child Support Modification in Colorado

Colorado family courts make all decisions in the best interests of children. The court asserts that it’s in a child’s best interests for both parents to uphold their obligation to support their children financially. When parents divorce, the courts abide by Colorado’s formula for calculating child support. This formula also applies to unmarried parents as long as testing proves the presumed father’s paternity. Divorcing parents in Colorado may decide on the terms of their divorce, including child custody and child…