Blog Posts in April, 2016

Do Monetary Gifts Count as Income When Calculating Child Support?

Determining who pays child support can be a contentious topic between divorcing parents. Usually the non-custodial parent is required to pay to help supplement the monetary needs of their child. The ...
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Anatomy of a Parental Responsibility Evaluation

In particularly contentious child custody battles, the court or either party may request a parental responsibility evaluation (PRE). This method allows an evaluator to research the case, obtaining ...
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Carrie Eckstein & Heather Strack’s Article Published in Law Week Colorado

Congratulations to Carrie and Heather for having their article “Court Considerations for a Parent’s Use of Marijuana: Does it endanger the child?” published in this week’s edition of Law Week ...
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Happy Earth Day from The Harris Law Firm

The Harris Law Firm would like to wish you and your family a Happy Earth Day! In our unbiased opinions, Colorado is one of the most beautiful states in the nation. We take pride in our world and ...
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Colorado Divorce: Does my spouse have any claim to my family trust?

By Jonathan Stein Whether your spouse has any right to the assets of a trust your family created in the event of divorce is a complex question. First you must determine whether your interest in the ...
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The Harris Law Firm Recognized for Pro Bono Work

We are proud to announce that the Colorado Supreme Court recognized The Harris Law Firm for our pro bono work. Under Rule 6.1, the courts commend law firms who meet their goal for providing pro bono ...
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4 Benefits of Collaborative Divorce

Divorce does not have to be a nightmare. In situations where both parties agree on ending their marriage, they can opt for a collaborative divorce. During collaborative divorce , both spouses sign an ...
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Focus on Family: A Day at Pirate's Cove Family Aquatic Center

Coming up with outdoor activities for children can seem like a complex puzzle. The summer poses a particular challenge, trying to find fun activities that everyone will enjoy, while staying cool. At ...
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Trapped: Kids and the Lingering Aftermath of Divorce

By Rich Harris , Principal, The Harris Law Firm, P.C. and Angela R. Arkin , District Court Judge (Retired), Director of the Self Represented Resource Center (SRRC) David lays in bed, staring up at his ...
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The "Name Change Bill"

By Carrie Chaille Eckstein The “Name Change Bill” has passed and it will become effective later this year in September 1, 2016. This new law will allow both current and past divorcees (and those with ...
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John Tatlock is New Chair of the Education Task Force of the Colorado Lawyers Committee

By Rich Harris , President The Harris Law Firm is proud to announce that John H. Tatlock, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm, is the new Chair of the Education Task Force of the Colorado Lawyers ...
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Englewood Kids Enjoy the Great Egg Scramble

A little bout of snow could not keep the children from their egg hunt. Despite the event being postponed and moved, Englewood’ s March 26 Great Egg Scramble occurred this past Saturday, to the ...
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Statistics Indicate Divorce Filings Vary By Season

A recent study by the New Jersey Administrative Office of the Courts has indicated that divorce filings consistently begin an upward trend in the spring. While this could be the result of a natural ...
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