Blog Posts in March, 2016

Join Us for a Series on The Union of Colorado Family Law & Estate Planning

Please join us for our three-part series on "The Union of Colorado Family Law and Estate Planning" presented by The Harris Law Firm P.C., Davis Schilken P.C., and Anderson & Jahde P.C. Dates: May 12, ...
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Unbundling Family Law Services: Why More Family Law Attorneys Should Do It

By Angela Arkin , Director of the Self-Represented Resource Center™ Judges sitting in family court in Colorado are encountering a large and ever growing number of self-represented litigants. Many of ...
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Divorce vs. Annulment

By Sangeetha Mallavarapu In order to get an annulment, or a “Declaration of Invalidity,” you must show to the Court that there was something unlawful about your marriage. For example, a marriage may ...
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What Divorce Does to Your Credit

Many individuals know the strain divorce places on relationships, but did you know that it could hurt your credit score as well? While not directly connected, divorce influences the way your finances ...
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False Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse

By: Leigh M.Baker, Psy.D. March 22, 2016 False allegations of child sexual abuse have become increasingly common in family courts in recent years. Many children nationwide who make false claims of ...
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If My Ex and I Agree on a Change to a Parenting Plan, Do We Still Need the Court's Approval?

If divorced parents are in agreement with changing their established parenting plans, they can do so at any time. However, they will need to seek the court’s approval to obtain the modification. When ...
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Home is Where the Heart is

By: Taylor Statfeld When filing for divorce in Colorado, C.R.S. 14-10-106(1)(a)(I) requires at least one of the parties to be domiciled in Colorado for at least 90 days prior to filing for divorce. A ...
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Congratulations to Our Super Lawyers & Rising Stars!

The Harris Law Firm, P.C. would like to congratulate our six attorneys voted to this year’s list of Super Lawyers® and “Rising Stars.” This year, six attorneys at our firm were honored with selection ...
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The U.S. Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Same Sex Adoption

The United States Supreme overturned a ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that denied a lesbian mother rights to her children. The unanimous decision was given on Monday, March 7. The U.S. Supreme ...
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Always Consider the Ramifications of Proceeding to Trial

By: Steve Vertucci A family law judge in Chicago once said, "The end of a marriage involving children should not be viewed as the end of one family, but should be viewed as the beginning of two ...
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4 Risks Social Media Can Pose to Your Chances at Custody

Using social media has become natural for many individuals in our society. Whether we accomplish a great task or lose someone dear to us, it inevitably appears on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, or ...
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Working With the Self-Represented Resource Center™

By: Angela Arkin , Director of the Self-Represented Resource Center™ I am the Director of The Harris Law Firm’s Self-Represented Resource Center ™ ( SRRC ). We created the SRRC to provide unbundled ...
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