Dianne Van Voorhees and Peggy Walker Receive 2017 Pro Award for The Harris Law Firm

Apr 20, 2017
Harris Law Firm attorneys Dianne Van Voorhees and Peggy Walker were honored to accept the 2017 Pro Award on behalf of the firm for their volunteer efforts at the Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony on April ...

Divorce and End of Relationship Support Group

Mar 27, 2017
Facing down a divorce or the end of a long relationship can be an emotionally draining or traumatic event, but you don’t have to do it alone. The Denver Rebuilders offers a “Rebuilding” program to ...

Eight Attorneys at The Harris Law Firm Voted to Lists of Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Mar 22, 2017
We are excited to announce that eight of our attorneys have been voted to the lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2017. While the work we do for our clients is the greatest reward any of our ...

The Harris Law Firm Teams Up With Bags of Fun

Mar 13, 2017
Heidi Culbertson from The Harris Law Firm teamed with the Bags of Fun staff members and a team of volunteers from Northwestern Mutual last week to fill and deliver personalized backpacks with toys and ...

How to Prepare a Parenting Plan for '3-Parent Babies'?

Mar 8, 2017
A healthy baby boy was born in April of 2016 in Mexico following a method of conception involving a three-parent technique known as a "spindle nuclear transfer." The scientific procedure entails ...

Double Trouble for the Colorado Housing Market

Feb 27, 2017
By Peter Hallquist This year’s rise in mortgage rates coupled with the increase in price of single-family homes could price prospective buyers out of Colorado’s housing market. The average interest ...

Do I Need a Prenup?

Feb 17, 2017
Who Needs A Prenup? Prenuptial agreements, or prenups, are now being drafted for couples of all ages. These legal documents are now as important for young couples in their 20s and 30’s who are ...

Is My Child Available for Adoption By a Second Parent?

Feb 2, 2017
By Carrie Eckstein Before an adoption of a child, the Court has to determine by clear and convincing evidence whether or not the child is available for adoption under CRS §19-5-203 . This could be ...

Denver Home Prices Remain High, but Metro Area Rents are Beginning to Stabilize

Jan 25, 2017
By Peter Hallquist The prices of Denver homes in the Metro area appreciated by approximately 10 percent in 2016. The current rate continues to outpace national home prices, wage increases and the ...

Antonio Anduaga to Take Colorado Bar Exam Before Joining The Harris Law Firm

Jan 19, 2017
We are excited to announce that Antonio Anduaga, a Senior Law Clerk at the firm, will be taking the Colorado Bar Exam in February of this year. When he passes, he will join The Harris Law Firm’s ...

Jennie Wray and Angela Arkin Published in Law Week Colorado

Jan 16, 2017
The Harris Law Firm attorney Jennie Wray and retired judge Angela “Angie” Arkin were recently published in Law Week Colorado. The pair wrote a piece titled ‘Emerging Trends in Family Law’ where they ...

The Harris Law Firm 2016 Community Service Report

Jan 10, 2017
Giving back to the community is a vital step towards ensuring that the world we all share can become an even better place to live. Rich Harris, the President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law ...

Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship

Jan 4, 2017
By Diane Wall Why is it so hard for women to admit or even recognize that they are in an abusive relationship? One reason is because it takes years of manipulation and beating a woman down until she ...

Divorced Parents: Consider These 10 New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

Jan 3, 2017
The beginning of the New Year is an important time for all of us to reflect on the past and set new goals for the future. For recently divorced parents, this time of year is also an opportunity to ...

Creating a Shared Parenting Plan for the Holiday Season

Dec 13, 2016
By Kelly Lynch ‘Tis the season of joy and goodwill to others, and imparting the significance of the holiday season to your children is one of the most important parts of this time of year for divorced ...

Meet Our 'Superb' Attorneys at The Harris Law Firm

Nov 30, 2016
At The Harris Law Firm, we strive to provide our clients with the legal assistance they require during their time of need, and while we consider the work we do for those clients to be the greatest ...

Selling the Marital Home

Nov 11, 2016
By Peter Hallquist Marital Vs. Separate Assets When a divorcing couple seeks the sell their marital home, the first order of business is to determine whether the house is marital property or separate ...

Retired Judge Angie Arkin Speaks About Her Volunteer Work

Oct 18, 2016
Each month, Retired Judge Angela “Angie” Arkin from the firm’s Denver office volunteers to provide two self-represented couples with mediation to help them resolve their family law case. “I believe it ...

What You Should Consider Before Filing for a Colorado Divorce

Oct 13, 2016
By Kristi Sullivan of Highwater Wealth Management I recently overheard a conversation at an uptown bar from an exasperated woman complaining to her friend about her current living situation. She said, ...

We Are Family… Right? Things To Know About Common Law Marriage

Oct 6, 2016
By Carrie Eckstein Colorado recognizes common law marriages, which means that if you cohabitate with your partner for any duration and you mutually and consistently hold yourselves out to be married, ...

Is a CFI or a PRE Right for Your Case?

Oct 5, 2016
By Carrie Eckstein When there are contested cases concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities, the court may appoint an expert to conduct an investigation. The most common experts are known ...

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard’s Tumultuous Divorce

Oct 3, 2016
By Taylor Fish Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have recently gone through a very public divorce. It is very public for several reasons: both actors are well-known movie stars, they have been married a ...

The High Cost of Parental Conflict

Sep 23, 2016
By Kevin Massaro A while ago, the family court judges went to a seminar where several adult “children of divorce” gave speeches. One said the two things she dreaded most were her high school and ...

Brad and Angelina Put Their Children First

Sep 21, 2016
The recent news report that Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, whom she married about two years ago, was a surprise to their adoring public. She has asked for physical custody of ...

Toby’s Pet Parade Brings Joy to the Community

Sep 20, 2016
The attorneys and legal professionals from The Harris Law Firm’s Evergreen office continued their support of the Foothills Animal Shelter by participating in Toby’s Pet Parade last Saturday, September ...