Dealing With Family Law Matters After A Wrongful Death
Seeking Legal Advice In Wrongful Death Claims
Losing a loved one due to a wrongful death casts a ripple effect on many areas of life, including any pending family law matters. It is critical to act quickly in seeking legal advice on those matters. Important rights may be at stake.
At Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., we walk clients through the often complicated process of dealing with family law matters after a death. Based in the greater Denver area, our attorneys draw on a wealth of shared insight, experience, resources, and knowledge to provide next-level representation. We are dedicated to offering quality legal services.
Our law firm has more than 40 years of experience spanning diverse practice areas. We work collaboratively to provide well-rounded guidance that addresses our clients’ holistic legal needs.
Our Comprehensive Family Law Practice
Our family law practice group understands the impact of a death in the family on pending legal matters. We can advise you on how to navigate any type of family law issue, including:
- Child custody and visitation: Your custody arrangement and any parenting orders or agreements must be updated. Generally, this requires court approval.
- Child support: If the deceased owed child support, the obligation must be terminated. If he or she received child support, the updated child custody arrangement will impact the obligation.
- Spousal maintenance: Alimony payments terminate on the death of the payor or recipient. As with child support and custody, the court must be notified, and it must issue an order reflecting the termination of the maintenance obligation.
- Adoption: Long-established stepparents may wish to proceed with adopting children following the death of a biological parent.
In many cases, other family law matters may be impacted. It is important to ensure that the impact of a death on family law orders does not go unnoticed.
Our attorneys can help you ascertain the full effect of the death going forward. We provide practical, strategic legal counsel based on each client’s individual needs, goals, and concerns. Clients appreciate our genuine dedication to their causes.
To learn more about how we can assist you during this difficult time, contact Ciancio Ciancio Brown, P.C., at 303-395-4773. Our offices are conveniently located in Denver, Westminster and Breckenridge. We serve clients throughout the state of Colorado.