enhttp://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updatesThu, 31 Jul 2014 0:00:00Family Law Update Colorado Divorce and Custody: Helping Your Child to Cope with Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-helping-your-child-to-cope-with-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-helping-your-child-to-cope-with-divorce/comments 2014-07-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-helping-your-child-to-cope-with-divorce <p> For children of divorce, their parent&rsquo;s separation not only establishes a fundamental change in their lives, it also creates a sense of uncertainty.&nbsp; Even though both parents may remain physically present, the foundation of the family unit has changed. Your consistent communication At What Age Can the Child Decide? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/at-what-age-can-the-child-decide http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/at-what-age-can-the-child-decide/comments 2014-07-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/at-what-age-can-the-child-decide <p> In the State of Colorado, there is no statute that references a specific age at which a child can determine the parent with whom they wish to live.&nbsp; A parent can file a motion with the Court requesting a modification to the parenting agreement, in which case the child&rsquo;s wishes can b Colorado Divorce and Your Mortgage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage/comments 2014-07-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage <p> Kevin Greene<br /> Senior Loan Officer<br /> NMLS# 289361 |100021760<br /> 400 Inverness Parkway #160<br /> Englewood, CO 80112<br /> Office (303) 405-8347<br /> Mobile (720) 635-7583&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> COLORADO DIVORCE AND YOUR MORTGAGE:<br /> <br /> DID Show Your Kids How to Be Green! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/show-your-kids-how-to-be-green http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/show-your-kids-how-to-be-green/comments 2014-07-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/show-your-kids-how-to-be-green <p> SIngle parents often have to find creative ways to keep their kids busy and safe during the summer holidays. Have some fun as a family and create some new traditions by showing them how to &quot;Be Green&quot;!</p> <p> Here are 12 tips to show your children what they can do to safeguard the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Gay Marriage Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/6th-circuit-court-of-appeals-to-hear-gay-marriage-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/6th-circuit-court-of-appeals-to-hear-gay-marriage-cases/comments 2014-07-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/6th-circuit-court-of-appeals-to-hear-gay-marriage-cases <p> 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Gay Marriage Cases<br /> <br /> The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has finally set a hearing to hear Oral Arguments on the Gay Marriage Cases of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Eyes and earns will be on Cincinnati (Home of the 6th Circuit) on Aug True Self Counseling - Save Your Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/true-self-counseling-save-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/true-self-counseling-save-your-marriage/comments 2014-07-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/true-self-counseling-save-your-marriage <p> Jen Arribau is a Denver psychotherapist who works with individuals and couples in their twenties, thirties, and forties.</p> <p> Located at 16th and Williams,&nbsp; you can schedule an appointment with Jen by calling 720 432 3588</p> <p> Access her website at: www.trueselfdenver.com or e Colorado Divorce: Pornography Does Have an Effect on Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-pornography-does-have-an-effect-on-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-pornography-does-have-an-effect-on-marriage/comments 2014-07-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-pornography-does-have-an-effect-on-marriage <p> &ldquo;I know it when I see it.&rdquo; &ndash; Justice Potter Stewart<br /> <br /> Pornography has been a significant issue in American jurisprudence for decades.&nbsp; Historically, pornography cases have focused on the First Amendment.&nbsp; Now, however, Colorado Family Law practitioner Internet Safety Tips for Parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-tips-for-parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-tips-for-parents/comments 2014-07-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-tips-for-parents <p> Internet Safety Tips for Parents</p> <p> Busy parents who are single or divorced need all the help they can get when caring for their kids. The internet is just one more place where your children can wander into dangerous territory, so we have come up with a few tips and precautions to keep Colorado Child Custody: Passenger Safety for Your Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-passenger-safety-for-your-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-passenger-safety-for-your-child/comments 2014-07-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-passenger-safety-for-your-child <p> The Right Choice<br /> For most parents, a child safety car seat tops their &ldquo;to-buy-for-baby&rdquo; list.&nbsp; And with good reason: All 50 states now have laws that require the use of child safety restraints.&nbsp; The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that Colorado Divorce: How long is a legal separation valid? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-long-is-a-legal-separation-valid http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-long-is-a-legal-separation-valid/comments 2014-07-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-long-is-a-legal-separation-valid <p> Q: How long is a legal separation valid?<br /> <br /> A:&nbsp; Once the Court enters a decree of legal separation, it is effective for at least six months.&nbsp; After that period of time, either party can request that the legal separation be converted to a decree of dissolution of marriag Colorado Custody: List of Parenting Classes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-list-of-parenting-classes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-list-of-parenting-classes/comments 2014-07-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-list-of-parenting-classes <p> <strong>Colorado Parenting Classes:</strong><br /> <br /> <br /> <strong>Center for Divorce and Parenting</strong><br /> 5950 S. 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Are you confused? Anxious? Feeling Alone? Scared? Overwhelmed? Can you imagine what your future looks like? Are you taking care of yourself the way you deserve? Do you feel The Single Parents Guide to Summer Vacation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-single-parents-guide-to-summer-vacation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-single-parents-guide-to-summer-vacation/comments 2014-07-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-single-parents-guide-to-summer-vacation <p style="text-align: center;"> <strong>The Single Parents Guide to Summer Vacation</strong><br /> During the school year it can be a challenge for single parents to keep their children supervised and occupied. When summer vacation arrives and accompanying school activities are no longer availab What does Colorado child support cover? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-does-colorado-child-support-cover http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-does-colorado-child-support-cover/comments 2014-06-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-does-colorado-child-support-cover <p> Q: What does child support cover?<br /> <br /> A: In Colorado, divorcing parents are directed by statute to divide between them all the expenses of their children in proportion to their incomes.&nbsp; There are two categories of expenses to which this proportion applies: basic and extraord Colorado Divorce and Custody: Schedule a consultation today http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-schedule-a-consultation-today http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-schedule-a-consultation-today/comments 2014-06-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-schedule-a-consultation-today <p> Our team of Colorado divorce and family law experts can help with any kind of domestic relations case.&nbsp; When you hire an attorney at The Harris Law Firm, you will benefit from our experience and resources. We work to keep you well-informed, and will assist you in making the right choices Colorado Divorce: Boulder County issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-boulder-county-issuing-marriage-licenses-to-same-sex-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-boulder-county-issuing-marriage-licenses-to-same-sex-couples/comments 2014-06-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-boulder-county-issuing-marriage-licenses-to-same-sex-couples <p> BOULDER, Colo. &mdash; Boulder County began issuing marriage licenses to same sex couples late Wednesday afternoon, citing a decision by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver striking down a gay marriage ban in Utah.? But Colorado&rsquo;s Attorney General says they won&rsquo;t be recogni Judges Strike Down State Bans on Same Sex Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judges-strike-down-state-bans-on-same-sex-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judges-strike-down-state-bans-on-same-sex-marriage/comments 2014-06-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judges-strike-down-state-bans-on-same-sex-marriage <p> Indiana- June 25th, 2014:</p> <p> Judge RIchard Young with the&nbsp; federal district court today struck down Indiana&#39;s ban on same-sex marriage stating that the law violates equal protection rights as stated by the US Constitution. The judge did not issue a stay on his ruling, which me Colorado Divorce: The Single Parents Guide to Summer Vacation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-single-parents-guide-to-summer-vacation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-single-parents-guide-to-summer-vacation/comments 2014-06-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-single-parents-guide-to-summer-vacation <p> The Single Parents Guide to Summer Vacation<br /> During the school year it can be a challenge for single parents to keep their children supervised and occupied. When summer vacation arrives and accompanying school activities are no longer available, this issue can become even more complex. Colorado Divorce: Deciding Whether to Appeal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-deciding-whether-to-appeal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-deciding-whether-to-appeal/comments 2014-06-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-deciding-whether-to-appeal <p> Deciding Whether to Appeal<br /> <br /> Deciding whether to appeal an unfavorable decision can be difficult, especially in family law cases.&nbsp; One of the most important things an appellate attorney can do for a client is to help the client decide whether an appeal is really the client& Colorado Divorce: Keeping Your Children Safe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-keeping-your-children-safe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-keeping-your-children-safe/comments 2014-06-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-keeping-your-children-safe <p> &nbsp;<strong>Keeping Your Children Safe:</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> When you are going through a Colorado divorce, the safety and well-being of your children during this stressful time is a priortity.</p> <p> We have provided a few tips for your peace of mind and to keep your ki Colorado Divorce: Working with a Support Group to Help With Your Recovery http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-working-with-a-support-group-to-help-with-your-recovery http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-working-with-a-support-group-to-help-with-your-recovery/comments 2014-06-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-working-with-a-support-group-to-help-with-your-recovery <p> <br /> Recovering from your divorce is not easy and it can often be a long, and sometimes painful process. 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North Dakota Att Colorado Divorce: Taking Good Care of Yourself http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-taking-good-care-of-yourself http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-taking-good-care-of-yourself/comments 2014-06-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-taking-good-care-of-yourself <p> Self Care<br /> As busy people we tend to neglect ourselves. We do what is convenient, we avoid anything that does not fit into the day to day grind, and as a result we are slowly hurting ourselves and our relationships. If our glass is empty we have nothing left to pour out on those we love The Role of Substance Abuse in Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-role-of-substance-abuse-in-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-role-of-substance-abuse-in-colorado-divorce/comments 2014-06-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-role-of-substance-abuse-in-colorado-divorce <p> The Role of Substance Abuse in Colorado Divorce<br /> A dependency on drugs, alcohol, and/or chemicals is a disease that damages and often destroys many marriages. Although dependency is a treatable disease, nothing can be done until the person affected admits that they have a problem and se Colorado Divorce and Collaborative Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-collaborative-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-collaborative-law/comments 2014-06-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-collaborative-law <p> The practice of &quot;Collaborative Law&quot; is an area of Colorado family law that is founded on the principle that litigation is often not the best way for families to deal with divorce.&nbsp; Collaborative law will address the emotional and financial complexities of divorce in a manner tha The 10 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Representing Themselves in a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-10-most-common-mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves-in-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-10-most-common-mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves-in-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2014-05-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-10-most-common-mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves-in-a-colorado-divorce <p style="text-align: center;"> The 10 Most Common Mistakes People Make When<br /> Representing Themselves in a Colorado Divorce</p> <p> <br /> Making the decision to hire a Colorado family law attorney to represent you in a divorce matter may be one of the most important decisions of your Colorado Custody and Grandparents Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-and-grandparents-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-and-grandparents-rights/comments 2014-05-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-and-grandparents-rights <p> Colorado Grandparents&rsquo; Rights<br /> <br /> <br /> Under the Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act, grandparents in Colorado may seek visitation or parental rights and responsibilities for their grandchildren when the child(ren) is not in the physical care of a parent and/ or when the The Harris Law Firm Remembers Maya Angelou http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-remembers-maya-angelou http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-remembers-maya-angelou/comments 2014-05-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-remembers-maya-angelou <p> 1 of Maya Angelou&#39;s best quotes:</p> <p> &quot; One isn&#39;t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. 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We can&#39;t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest&quot;</p> Colorado Divorce and Prenuptial Agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-prenuptial-agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-prenuptial-agreements/comments 2014-05-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-prenuptial-agreements <p> <br /> Colorado marital agreements, which include prenupital and postnuptial agreements, allow couples to define how they will define their rights in the event of divorce.</p> <p> The party with most of the assets is usually the one who hires an attorney to draft the marital agreement, an Remembering Our Soldiers on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-our-soldiers-on-memorial-day-may-26-2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-our-soldiers-on-memorial-day-may-26-2014/comments 2014-05-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-our-soldiers-on-memorial-day-may-26-2014 <p> MEMORIAL DAY is a time to remember and honor those who have given their lives in service of this great country. Please join us at The Harris Law Firm at 3 pm local time, Monday, May 26th, for a moment of silence and remembrance on this solemn day.<br /> <br /> Thank you.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Colorado Divorce: The Putative Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-putative-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-putative-marriage/comments 2014-05-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-putative-marriage <p> The Putative Marriage<br /> A putative marriage is a union that is entered into in good faith by one or both of the partners, and appears to be valid, but is not due to a technical reason. Such impediments can include a preexisting marriage of one of the partners. Unlike someone who has esta Colorado Divorce and Revenge Porn http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-revenge-porn http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-revenge-porn/comments 2014-05-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-revenge-porn <p> DENVER, April 24 (Reuters) - A new bill that would criminalize the posting of intimate images over the Internet as an act of humiliation - so-called &quot;revenge porn&quot; - passed its first test in the Colorado state legislature on Thursday, sailing unanimously through a key committee.<br / Colorado Child Support: Judge rules that if deadbeat dad has another child, he will go to jail. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-judge-rules-that-if-deadbeat-dad-has-another-child-he-will-go-to-jail http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-judge-rules-that-if-deadbeat-dad-has-another-child-he-will-go-to-jail/comments 2014-05-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-judge-rules-that-if-deadbeat-dad-has-another-child-he-will-go-to-jail <p> In 2013, a family court Judge ruled that if deadbeat dad has another child, he will go to jail.<br /> The ruling, however, applies only if the deadbeat father fails to pay what he owes. If he does, he can have all the kids he wants. But since he owes more than $100,000, he should consider ex Another Hollywood Divorce: Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-hollywood-divorce-kate-winslet-and-sam-mendes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-hollywood-divorce-kate-winslet-and-sam-mendes/comments 2014-05-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-hollywood-divorce-kate-winslet-and-sam-mendes <p> Yet another Hollywood couple has filed to terminate their marriage.</p> <p> Award winning actress Kate Winslet and her husband, award winning director Sam Mendes, have filed to end their 7 year marriage.</p> <p> Sources say that their decision was amicable and&nbsp; they are fully commit Colorado Divorce and Marital Agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-marital-agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-marital-agreements/comments 2014-05-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-marital-agreements <p> <br /> Marriage is a legal partnership and it is important to think of&nbsp; a pre-marital or post-marital agreement as part of your new business arrangement. Although this is not the most romantic concept to consider before your pending nuptials, it is important to consider that such an agr How is Colorado Child Support Calculated? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-is-colorado-child-support-calculated http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-is-colorado-child-support-calculated/comments 2014-05-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-is-colorado-child-support-calculated <p> How is Colorado Child Support Calculated?<br /> <br /> Child support is calculated pursuant to a formula and is based on the gross income of each parent and the number of overnights each parent has with the children.&nbsp; Costs associated with daycare and health insurance are also part of Colorado Family Law: Filing an Appeal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-filing-an-appeal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-filing-an-appeal/comments 2014-05-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-filing-an-appeal <p> If you believe that a Colorado court has misapplied the law, committed an error, or the judge has abused his or her discretion in your Colorado family law case, you can file to appeal the court&#39;s final decision.&nbsp; To begin, your attorney must file a Notice of Appeal with the Colorado C Colorado Divorce and Child Custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-child-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-child-custody/comments 2014-05-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-child-custody <p> Whether you mediate, negotiate, collaborate, or go to trial, understanding the advantages we offer will allow you to make an informed</p> <p> decision&nbsp; when choosing legal representation.</p> <p> Call The Harris Law Firm at 303 299 9484 to schedule a consultation with one of our fam Colorado Divorce: Mediation as Opposed to Litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-as-opposed-to-litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-as-opposed-to-litigation/comments 2014-05-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-as-opposed-to-litigation <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Mediation is a kinder and more gentle approach to ending your marriage.</p> <p> Mediation is also less costly and ends your marriage in a calm and effective manner that eliminates the drama and gives you more</p> <p> control.</p> <p> Think of mediation as a means of May 1st is Colorado Paralegals Day! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/may-1st-is-colorado-paralegals-day http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/may-1st-is-colorado-paralegals-day/comments 2014-05-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/may-1st-is-colorado-paralegals-day <p> Mayor Hancock has proclaimed May 1 to be Colorado Parlegals Day!</p> <p> The Harris Law Firm recognizes the importance of the work that the paralegals do for their lawyers and the clients,</p> <p> and thanks all Colorado paralegals for their dedication and their hard work!</p> Colorado Divorce and Common Law Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-common-law-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-common-law-marriage/comments 2014-05-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-common-law-marriage <p> <strong>Common Law Marriage in the State of Colorado:</strong><br /> <br /> A common law marriage in Colorado is created when a couple mutually agrees that they are married and present themselves socially as a married couple.<br /> <br /> Legally prohibited marriages are specified unde April, 2014: More on the Future of Gay Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/april-2014-more-on-the-future-of-gay-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/april-2014-more-on-the-future-of-gay-marriage/comments 2014-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/april-2014-more-on-the-future-of-gay-marriage <p> On Monday night, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously denied a request for all 15 judges of the Court to hear Michigan&rsquo;s gay marriage case that was on appeal by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette. Attorney General Schuette has stated he has since filed Colorado Divorce and the Use of Social Media http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-use-of-social-media http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-use-of-social-media/comments 2014-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-use-of-social-media <p> It is important for divorcing couples to know that the information they post on Facebook, or other social media cites, could be used as evidence in their family law case. In 2010, more than 80 percent of attorneys surveyed by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers stated that it was becom Colorado Divorce: Gay Marriage and the State of Colorado in 2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-gay-marriage-and-the-state-of-colorado-in-2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-gay-marriage-and-the-state-of-colorado-in-2014/comments 2014-04-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-gay-marriage-and-the-state-of-colorado-in-2014 <p> In February of this year, 9 GLBT couples in the State Colorado filed a petition with the court to pursue the freedom to marry in Colorado, or for the state to simply recognize the marriages of GLBT couples that were legally performed in other states across the US.</p> <p> The Harris Law Fir Colorado Divorce: 10 tips to help you recover from your divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-10-tips-to-help-you-recover-from-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-10-tips-to-help-you-recover-from-your-divorce/comments 2014-04-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-10-tips-to-help-you-recover-from-your-divorce <p> <u><strong>Top Ten Tips for Divorce Recovery:</strong></u><br /> <br /> 1. Ask those closest to you for their support<br /> <br /> 2. Talk to a professional about your sadness and sense of loss<br /> <br /> 3. Obtain information about the divorce recovery process<br /> <br /> 4 Colorado Divorce and Relocation with Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-relocation-with-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-relocation-with-children/comments 2014-04-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-relocation-with-children <p> <br /> <strong>Colorado Divorce and Relocation with Children</strong><br /> &nbsp;<br /> When a parent seeks to relocate with the children to a location that will change the current parenting schedule, the parent seeking to relocate must provide the other parent with:</p> <p> <br /> Saving Your Marriage: Ten Simple Tips to Save Your Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-ten-simple-tips-to-save-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-ten-simple-tips-to-save-your-marriage/comments 2014-04-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-ten-simple-tips-to-save-your-marriage <p> <strong>If your marriage is on a downslide, revive it by trying the little things that will keep you close:</strong></p> <ol> <li> Apologize when you are wrong: It can be quite disarming to the wronged party, when you simply admit your mistake and say you are sorry.</li> <li> Imagin Colorado Parenting Plans http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-plans http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-plans/comments 2014-04-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-plans <p> In the state of Colorado, all divorced or legally separated parents are required to have a parenting schedule on file with the Colorado court. Both parents are generally given parenting time unless endangerment issues apply.<br /> Parenting plans should clearly define when the child will spe Same-Sex Divorce and Civil Unions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-divorce-and-civil-unions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-divorce-and-civil-unions/comments 2014-04-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-divorce-and-civil-unions <p> <br /> In the State of Colorado , same-sex couples who have obtained a civil union or same-sex marriage recognized in another state can now divorce under the same Colorado statute that is applied to dissolution&nbsp; of marriage cases for opposite sex marriages.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> Civil Equality for All: Challenging Colorado's Same Sex Marriage Bans http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/equality-for-all-challenging-colorado-s-same-sex-marriage-bans http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/equality-for-all-challenging-colorado-s-same-sex-marriage-bans/comments 2014-04-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/equality-for-all-challenging-colorado-s-same-sex-marriage-bans <p> On February 19, nine same-sex couples in Colorado filed a lawsuit in state court seeking the freedom to marry in the Centennial state or respect for their marriages legally performed in other states. This panel discussion will be moderated by Kyle Velte, Lecturer at the University of Denver Sc The Harris Law Firm Supports Children's Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-children-s-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-children-s-colorado/comments 2014-04-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-children-s-colorado <p> Brooke Silverthorn, a paralegal with The Harris Law Firm, donated her time and energy this season to support Children&#39;s Colorado.</p> <p> Children&#39;s Hospital Colorado makes miracles happen every day. The doctors saves lives. The nurses and specialists make children feel comfortable. 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Available at book Schedule a Consultation to Discuss Your Parenting Matter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/schedule-a-consultation-to-discuss-your-parenting-matter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/schedule-a-consultation-to-discuss-your-parenting-matter/comments 2014-04-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/schedule-a-consultation-to-discuss-your-parenting-matter <p> <strong>Colorado Child Custody</strong><br /> <br /> In Colorado, custody is called &ldquo;allocation of parental responsibilities&rdquo; (APR).&nbsp;&nbsp; The APR defines decision making and parenting time and child support.&nbsp; Colorado Courts must allocate APR &ldquo;in the best inte If my ex files for bankruptcy how will this affect our divorce settlement? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-my-ex-files-for-bankruptcy-how-will-this-affect-our-divorce-settlement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-my-ex-files-for-bankruptcy-how-will-this-affect-our-divorce-settlement/comments 2014-04-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-my-ex-files-for-bankruptcy-how-will-this-affect-our-divorce-settlement <p> <br /> <br /> Alimony, maintenance, and/or spoual support is protected from discharge. 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We are Colorado&#39;s largest family law firm and&nbsp; focus exclusively on Colorado Divorce and Colorad The Harris Law Firm Following Controversy Regarding Same-Sex Marriage and GLBT Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-following-controversy-regarding-same-sex-marriage-and-glbt-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-following-controversy-regarding-same-sex-marriage-and-glbt-rights/comments 2014-04-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-following-controversy-regarding-same-sex-marriage-and-glbt-rights <p> On Friday, March 28th the U.S. District Court for Eastern Division of Michigan deemed the state&#39;s ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional. The following day, Michigan&#39;s Governor and the Attorney General filed stay with the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the marriage ban putti Colorado Divorce and the Recovery Process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-recovery-process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-recovery-process/comments 2014-03-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-recovery-process <p> Are you still recovering or attempting to recover from your Colorado divorce?</p> <p> Check out the divorce recovery section on our website:</p> <p> http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery</p> <p> We have a list of services that may be helpful to you as you continue on your jo Colorado Divorce: Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-spousal-maintenance-alimony http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-spousal-maintenance-alimony/comments 2014-03-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-spousal-maintenance-alimony <p> Spousal Maintenance</p> <p> <br /> Our Colorado family law attorneys can assist clients in all matters related to domestic relations, including spousal maintenance, a term, previously called alimony in the State of Colorado. Maintenance is the legal term for the money one spouse is requir The Fight for Gay Marriage Continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-fight-for-gay-marriage-continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-fight-for-gay-marriage-continues/comments 2014-03-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-fight-for-gay-marriage-continues <p> The Fight for Gay Marriage Continues</p> <p> A U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman, a federal judge announced on Friday, March 21, 2014,&nbsp; that Michigan&rsquo;s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.</p> <p> Seventeen states and the District of Columbia issue licenses for same-sex Colorado Divorce: Filing an Appeal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-filing-an-appeal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-filing-an-appeal/comments 2014-03-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-filing-an-appeal <p> Appellate Attorneys at The Harris Law Firm</p> <p> <br /> An appeal in a Colorado family law case is a legal proceeding where a Colorado domestic relations lawyer represents a party who seeks to have a decision reviewed by a higher court. The family law matter must be fully decided and a The Harris Law Firm: Divorce and Custody Attorneys http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-divorce-and-custody-attorneys http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-divorce-and-custody-attorneys/comments 2014-03-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-divorce-and-custody-attorneys <p> The Harris Law Firm, founded in 1993,&nbsp; is the largest family law firm in the State of Colorado. The firm has offices in Denver and Fort Collins, and our attorneys handle cases involving divorce, custody, child support, modifications, post decree matters and other family law matters.<br /> Save Your Marriage by Learning to Cooperate with One Another http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-learning-to-cooperate-with-one-another http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-learning-to-cooperate-with-one-another/comments 2014-03-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-learning-to-cooperate-with-one-another <p> Cooperation Vs Compromise:</p> <p> Cooperation<br /> <br /> &ldquo;an act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit&hellip; willingly and agreeably.&rdquo; *<br /> <br /> Compromise<br /> <br /> &ldquo;a settlement of differences by mutual concess Failure to Pay Court-Ordered Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/failure-to-pay-court-ordered-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/failure-to-pay-court-ordered-child-support/comments 2014-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/failure-to-pay-court-ordered-child-support <p> Failure to Pay Court-Ordered Child Support</p> <p> <br /> If you have been ordered by the Colorado court to pay child support, it is due and payable per the court order.</p> <p> <br /> A parent who fails to pay child support can be faced with the following consequences:</p> <p> <b Colorado Divorce: The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce- By Kevin Massaro http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce-by-kevin-massaro http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce-by-kevin-massaro/comments 2014-03-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce-by-kevin-massaro <p> <strong>The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce:</strong></p> <p> <br /> Divorce is not only an emotionally challenging experience, but it can be a financially difficult one, as well. 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Approximately 14 days later, the protected party must attend a second hearing to make the Colorado Divorce: Property Division http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-property-division http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-property-division/comments 2014-03-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-property-division <p> Property Division</p> <p> The Harris Law Firm has considerable experience assisting high net worth clients through the Colorado divorce process. When substantial assets are involved, property division can be complicated. Although property per Colorado statute is to be divided equitably, tho Talking to Your Kids About Divorce: Avoid Blaming http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talking-to-your-kids-about-divorce-avoid-blaming http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talking-to-your-kids-about-divorce-avoid-blaming/comments 2014-03-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talking-to-your-kids-about-divorce-avoid-blaming <p> <br /> <br /> It is important to be honest with your kids about your divorce, but be careful what you say and how you say it.&nbsp; Talk to them honestly, but seek to avoid blaming your spouse, and do not be critical of their behavior. This can be difficult when&nbsp; there have been incid Colorado Divorce: High Asset and High Conflict Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-high-asset-and-high-conflict-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-high-asset-and-high-conflict-cases/comments 2014-02-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-high-asset-and-high-conflict-cases <p> <u>Colorado Divorce: High Net Worth Clients</u></p> <p> The key to a successful negotiation in a Colorado dissolution of marriage case is that the parties fully understand the complexities and ramifications of the suggested settlement options.&nbsp; The divorce attorneys at The Harris Law F Colorado Divorce: Enforcing a Court Order http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-enforcing-a-court-order http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-enforcing-a-court-order/comments 2014-02-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-enforcing-a-court-order <p> <strong>Modification Enforcement</strong><br /> The Harris Law Firm has considerable experience assisting clients in the modification of parenting time, child support, and spousal maintenance orders, as well as the enforcement of court orders when a parent or former spouse is not meeting his Colorado Divorce: Older Americans are Filing for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-older-americans-are-filing-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-older-americans-are-filing-for-divorce/comments 2014-02-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-older-americans-are-filing-for-divorce <p> <br /> Listen to the story about the &quot;Greying of Divorce&quot; on NPR&nbsp;</p> <p> Here is a link to the story:</p> <p> http://www.npr.org/2014/02/24/282105022/older-americans-breakups-are-causing-a-graying-divorce-trend</p> <br /> <p> &nbsp;</p> The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2014-02-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce <p> <strong>The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce:</strong></p> <p> <br /> Divorce is not only an emotionally challenging experience, but it can be a financially difficult one, as well. If you are contemplating divorce, or have filed for the dissolution of marriage, it is important to ta Colorado Parenting Time: Child & Family Investigators http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-child-family-investigators http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-child-family-investigators/comments 2014-02-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-child-family-investigators <p> <br /> <br /> Child &amp; Family Investigators (&ldquo;CFIs&rdquo;) are appointed by the Colorado courts to conduct an investigation and prepare a detailed report. The report provides recommendations for a parenting schedule and decision making responsibilities.<br /> <br /> Colorado C Save Your Marriage by Starting with Forgiveness http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-starting-with-forgiveness http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-starting-with-forgiveness/comments 2014-02-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-starting-with-forgiveness <p> Forgiveness<br /> <br /> Forgiveness is hands down one of the hardest things to do in life. So much is bottled up into our reasoning for why someone does not deserve for us to forgive them. They hurt me! They lied to me! They deserve to feel bad for a very long time! I need for them to fee The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2014-02-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce <p> <strong>The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce:</strong></p> <p> <br /> Divorce is not only an emotionally challenging experience, but it can be a financially difficult one, as well. If you are contemplating divorce, or have filed for the dissolution of marriage, it is important to ta Colorado Divorce: Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-prenuptial-and-postnuptial-agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-prenuptial-and-postnuptial-agreements/comments 2014-02-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-prenuptial-and-postnuptial-agreements <p> A prenuptial agreement is a contract that allows a couple to decide what will become property of the marriage and what will remain each person&rsquo;s separate property in the event of divorce. 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MyRA guarantees a return on investment w 2013 Taxes: Claiming a Child as a Dependent on Your Tax Return http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2013-taxes-claiming-a-child-as-a-dependent-on-your-tax-return http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2013-taxes-claiming-a-child-as-a-dependent-on-your-tax-return/comments 2014-02-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2013-taxes-claiming-a-child-as-a-dependent-on-your-tax-return <p> <br /> Qualifying Child<br /> <br /> To claim an exemption for your child, you must be able to answer &quot;yes&quot; to all of the following questions:<br /> &bull;Are they related to you? The child can be your son, daughter, stepchild, eligible foster child, brother, sister, half bro Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/find-help-and-healing-for-the-hurt-of-separation-and-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/find-help-and-healing-for-the-hurt-of-separation-and-divorce/comments 2014-02-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/find-help-and-healing-for-the-hurt-of-separation-and-divorce <p> Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce<br /> <br /> DivorceCare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life&rsquo;s most difficult experiences.</p> <p> Don&rsquo;t go through separation or divorce alone.</p> <p> Access a Colorado Family Law: Qualifying for In-State Tuition http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-qualifying-for-in-state-tuition http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-qualifying-for-in-state-tuition/comments 2014-02-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-qualifying-for-in-state-tuition <p> <br /> Qualifying for In-State Tuition in Colorado:<br /> <br /> Tuition for students who are non-residents can be significantly higher than tuition for Colorado residents. 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Married couples who separate with a Colorado decree of legal separation cannot remarry<br /> &nbsp;<br /> 2. Sometimes parties are able to maintain insurance or retirement-related benefits after a decree o Colorado Child Custody: A Parent's Decision Making Responsibilities http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-parent-s-decision-making-responsibilities http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-parent-s-decision-making-responsibilities/comments 2014-02-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-parent-s-decision-making-responsibilities <p> Along with Parenting Time and Child Support, &quot;Decision Making&quot; is a component of the Allocation of<br /> Parental Responsibilities. 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They blame themselves for creating stressful situations and feel responsible.&nbsp; Talk to your kids to help them let go of this misconception.</p> <p> Doing What You Can in 2014 to Save Your Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/doing-what-you-can-in-2014-to-save-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/doing-what-you-can-in-2014-to-save-your-marriage/comments 2014-01-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/doing-what-you-can-in-2014-to-save-your-marriage <p> &quot;It takes two people to couple up and get married,&quot; says Harriet Lerner, PhD, celebrated author of The Dance of Anger, &quot;but only one to make a relationship better.&quot; Waiting for your spouse to change first, she believes, is a recipe for unhappiness and divorce. Her new book, Colorado State Minimum Wage vs Federal Minimum Wage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-state-minimum-wage-vs-federal-minimum-wage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-state-minimum-wage-vs-federal-minimum-wage/comments 2014-01-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-state-minimum-wage-vs-federal-minimum-wage <p> Colorado State Minimum Wage vs Federal Minimum Wage<br /> <br /> If an employee is covered by federal and Colorado state minimum wage laws, then the employer must pay the higher minimum wage. Federal minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour, which is lower than the Colorado state minimum w Initiating Your Divorce in 2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/initiating-your-divorce-in-2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/initiating-your-divorce-in-2014/comments 2014-01-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/initiating-your-divorce-in-2014 <p> <strong>Beginning the process of divorce.</strong></p> <p> <br /> <u><em><strong>The cost.</strong></em></u></p> <ul> <li> The cost&nbsp; of divorce can vary widely depending on the parties involved and their lawyers. Coming to a reasonable agreement is often far less costly than ta Are You Recovering From Your Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-recovering-from-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-recovering-from-your-divorce/comments 2014-01-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-recovering-from-your-divorce <p> Take a look at the Divorce Recovery section of our website for a list of helpful professionals who can assist you with your recovery.</p> <p> Do you want to reconfigure your wedding or engagement ring? There is a jeweler listed.</p> <p> Do you need a massage? There are several massage th How Do I Check the Status of My Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-i-check-the-status-of-my-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-i-check-the-status-of-my-divorce/comments 2014-01-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-i-check-the-status-of-my-divorce <p> <br /> <br /> If you have filed for the dissolution of marriage pro se, rather than being represented by a Colorado family law attorney,</p> <p> the court will send both parties a copy of the decree via U.S. mail or email when your divorce is final.</p> <p> You can also call the cour Protect Your Assets with a Prenuptial Agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protect-your-assets-with-a-prenuptial-agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protect-your-assets-with-a-prenuptial-agreement/comments 2013-12-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protect-your-assets-with-a-prenuptial-agreement <p> Elissa Bercovitz, a senior attorney at The Harris Law Firm, handles marital agreements. To consult with Ms Bercovitz regarding a pre or nupital agreement, call The Harris Law Firm at 303 299 9484</p> Colorado Divorce: Issues Regarding Contempt http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-issues-regarding-contempt http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-issues-regarding-contempt/comments 2013-12-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-issues-regarding-contempt <p> If you are faced with a contempt issue, The Harris Law Firm is here to help. If your ex is not abiding by the terms of your separation agreement, please call us today to schedule a private consultation with one of our lawyers in Denver or Fort Collins: 303 299 9484.</p> Enforcing Your Court Ordered Parenting Time This Holiday Season http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/enforcing-your-court-ordered-parenting-time-this-holiday-season http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/enforcing-your-court-ordered-parenting-time-this-holiday-season/comments 2013-12-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/enforcing-your-court-ordered-parenting-time-this-holiday-season <p> If you have a court ordered parenting time schedule for the holiday season, and the other parent is not following your agreement, they may be found in contempt of court. If you need to enforce your court ordered parenting plan, call The Harris Law Firm at 303 299 9484 to schedule a consultatio Colorado Divorce and Pet Custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody/comments 2013-12-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody <p> Colorado Divorce and Pet Custody<br /> <br /> December 17, 2013<br /> <br /> Note to couples who are about to marry or are about to divorce:</p> <p> Put language in your pre nuptial agreement, or your separation agreement, about who will retain the right to the family pet.<br /> < Divorce Recovery and Embracing the Holiday Spirit! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-and-embracing-the-holiday-spirit http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-and-embracing-the-holiday-spirit/comments 2013-12-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-and-embracing-the-holiday-spirit <p> The holidays can be difficult when you are still recovering from a divorce. But it is important to move forward and enjoy the holidays anyway. Spend time with family and close friends, and let their company buoy your spirits so you can enjoy the season. Choose to find new ways to celebrate and Colorado Divorce: Are You Filing for a GLBT Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-filing-for-a-glbt-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-filing-for-a-glbt-divorce/comments 2013-12-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-filing-for-a-glbt-divorce <p> The Harris Law Firm handles gay divorce and is happy to assist you.</p> <p> Please keep in mind, however, that in order to file,</p> <p> one or both parties must live in the State of Colorado for at least 90 days.</p> <p> If children are involved, the kids must be here for 6 months</p Colorado Divorce: The First Steps http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-first-steps http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-first-steps/comments 2013-12-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-first-steps <p> The most common issues to be addressed when one or both parties file for the dissolution of marriage in the State of Colorado are:</p> <p> 1) The Equitable Division of Marital Property</p> <p> 2) Maintenance (Spousal Support)</p> <p> 3) The Allocation of Parental Rights (Parenting TIm Can You and Your Ex Share Some Holiday Time Together with the Kids? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-and-your-ex-share-some-holiday-time-together-with-the-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-and-your-ex-share-some-holiday-time-together-with-the-kids/comments 2013-12-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-and-your-ex-share-some-holiday-time-together-with-the-kids <p> Can You and Your Ex Spouse Share Some Holiday Time Together with Your Kids?</p> <p> <u>Yes, it is possible!</u></p> <p> If you and your ex are cordial, the kids are on board, and your new significant others are game, think about having a family dinner or outing with your former spouse an Reducing Marital Stress During the Holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reducing-marital-stress-during-the-holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reducing-marital-stress-during-the-holidays/comments 2013-12-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reducing-marital-stress-during-the-holidays <p> The holidays give us an opportunity to participate in many joyful cetebrations, but there are moments when the pressure of making everything just right for your family can create marital stress. And much of this stress can stem from unspoken hopes and expectations. To minimize&nbsp; misunderst If You File for a Colorado Divorce, Who Will Retain Custody of the Family Pet? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce-who-will-retain-custody-of-the-family-pet http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce-who-will-retain-custody-of-the-family-pet/comments 2013-12-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce-who-will-retain-custody-of-the-family-pet <p> Note to couples about to marry: Consider putting language in your pre nuptial agreement about pet custody!</p> <p> A pair of divorcing women are about to create a court battle over a miniature dachshund named Joey in what will be New York&rsquo;s first matrimonial pet-custody case.<br /> The Colorado Wellness Center for Girls Ages 12 to 21 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-colorado-wellness-center-for-girls-ages-12-to-21 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-colorado-wellness-center-for-girls-ages-12-to-21/comments 2013-12-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-colorado-wellness-center-for-girls-ages-12-to-21 <p> <strong>Andrea Philleo, M.S., M.S.W.</strong>&nbsp; <strong>is the Founder of the Colorado Wellness Center for Girls</strong></p> <p> 3775 Chase Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80212 - 303 955 5818 - www.cwcgirls.org.</p> <p> The Colorado Wellness Center for Girls provides a series of highly eff Another Hollywood Divorce: Diane Lane and Josh Brolin http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-hollywood-divorce-diane-lane-and-josh-brolin http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-hollywood-divorce-diane-lane-and-josh-brolin/comments 2013-12-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-hollywood-divorce-diane-lane-and-josh-brolin <p> A Los Angeles judge has finalized Diane Lane and Josh Brolin&#39;s divorce.<br /> <br /> Court records show that the couple&#39;s divorce judgment was entered by a court Wednesday. The pair were married for more than</p> <p> eight years when they filed for divorce in February.<br /> < The Harris Law Firm Handles Child Support and Parenting Time Enforcement Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-child-support-and-parenting-time-enforcement-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-child-support-and-parenting-time-enforcement-cases/comments 2013-12-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-child-support-and-parenting-time-enforcement-cases <p> To schedule a private consutlation with one of our 20 Colorado family law attorneys, call us at 303 299 9484</p> Colorado Custody: Enforcing Your Parenting Time Agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-enforcing-your-parenting-time-agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-enforcing-your-parenting-time-agreement/comments 2013-11-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-enforcing-your-parenting-time-agreement <p> Enforcing a Court Order for Parenting Time:<br /> <br /> When your rights&nbsp; to parenting time have been violated, filing a motion for enforcement&nbsp; in the Colorado courts may be required. The terms of your divorce judgment are legal obligations imposed on both parents, and a violat Child Support and Parenting: Bode Miller Granted Custody of His Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-and-parenting-bode-miller-granted-custody-of-his-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-and-parenting-bode-miller-granted-custody-of-his-child/comments 2013-11-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-and-parenting-bode-miller-granted-custody-of-his-child <p> A New York court called the move by a woman who briefly dated and got pregnant by Olympic gold medal skier Bode Miller &#39;reprehensible&#39; after she moved from California to New York while pregnant to attend school.<br /> <br /> Those remarks came after Miller contended that his former Call The Harris Law Firm for Pre and Post Nuptial Agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-pre-and-post-nuptial-agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-pre-and-post-nuptial-agreements/comments 2013-11-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-pre-and-post-nuptial-agreements <p> Elissa Bercovitz, a senior family law attorney with The Harris Law FIrm handles pre and post nuptial agreements for the firm. To schedule a consultation with Ms. Bercovitz, call us at 303 299 9484</p> Colorado Divorce: The Harris Law Firm Promoting Literacy Efforts in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm-promoting-literacy-efforts-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm-promoting-literacy-efforts-in-fort-collins/comments 2013-11-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm-promoting-literacy-efforts-in-fort-collins <p> Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, was recently part a large group of volunteers with a local Rotary club that worked to raise funds to purchase and donate dictionaries to third grade students throughout Northern Colorado.&nbsp; Recently, dictionaries were recently presented t Calculating Colorado Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-colorado-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-colorado-child-support/comments 2013-11-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-colorado-child-support <p> The calculation for Colorado child support is based on the incomes of each parent, the number of children, the number of overnights for the non-custodial parent, day care costs when applicable, and and the cost of the children&#39;s health insurance. The data is input into a software program t Colorado Custody: Enforcing a Custody Order http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-enforcing-a-custody-order http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-enforcing-a-custody-order/comments 2013-11-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-enforcing-a-custody-order <p> <br /> When a non-custodial parent refuses to return the children to the custodial parent per the terms of the court ordered plan, or violates other terms of the custody order, this is called &quot;custodial interference.&rdquo;<br /> <br /> Forms of custodial interference can include th How Long Does It Take to Recover From a Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-it-take-to-recover-from-a-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-it-take-to-recover-from-a-divorce/comments 2013-11-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-it-take-to-recover-from-a-divorce <p> <br /> <u><strong>The length of time it takes to recover from a divorce depends on the answers to a number of questions:</strong></u></p> <ul> <li> How long were you together?</li> <li> How good was your relationship?</li> <li> How committed were you to your marriage?</li> Colorado Post Decree Enforcement of Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-post-decree-enforcement-of-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-post-decree-enforcement-of-parenting-time/comments 2013-11-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-post-decree-enforcement-of-parenting-time <p> If you need to enforce the terms of your court-ordered parenting time, The Harris Law Firm is here to assist you.</p> <p> Call us at 303 299 9484 to meet with one of our Colorado family law attorneys in Denver or Fort Collins.</p> <p> The Harris Law Firm is Colorado&#39;s Family Law Team Colorado Custody: Obtaining the Required Financial Documentation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-obtaining-the-required-financial-documentation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-obtaining-the-required-financial-documentation/comments 2013-11-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-obtaining-the-required-financial-documentation <p> All domestic relation cases, even if you are not married and filing only for the allocation of parental rights, require that both parties exchange all financial documents. The necessary documentation will include the Sworn Financial Statement.&nbsp; All financial information is obtained from b Colorado Divorce- Marital Agreements: Prenuptial Agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-marital-agreements-prenuptial-agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-marital-agreements-prenuptial-agreements/comments 2013-11-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-marital-agreements-prenuptial-agreements <p> Requirements for a Colorado Prenuptial Agreement<br /> <br /> 1.The prenuptial agreement, and any amendments made to the agreement, must be in a written format<br /> 2.One party may give up statutory rights by agreeing to the pre-nup<br /> 3.Each party must disclose all assets and debt An Uncontested Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/an-uncontested-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/an-uncontested-colorado-divorce/comments 2013-11-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/an-uncontested-colorado-divorce <p> An Uncontested Colorado Divorce<br /> <br /> In an uncontested divorce in the State of Colorado, both spouses work together to negotiate a settlement rather than going to court. This approach is the most common type of divorce and according to the American Bar Association, 95% of divorces Colorado Divorce: Addressing Issues of Domestic Violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-addressing-issues-of-domestic-violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-addressing-issues-of-domestic-violence/comments 2013-11-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-addressing-issues-of-domestic-violence <p> Instances of domestic violence are too often a factor&nbsp; in Colorado family law cases. The media issues reports such&nbsp; incidents&nbsp; almost daily and victims come from a broad range of social stratification.&nbsp; Acccording to recent statistics from the National Coalition Against Dom Colorado Divorce: Saving Your Marriage Using a Relationship Coach http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-saving-your-marriage-using-a-relationship-coach http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-saving-your-marriage-using-a-relationship-coach/comments 2013-11-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-saving-your-marriage-using-a-relationship-coach <p> Working with a relationship coach can help you with a new or ongoing relationship</p> <p> or assist you with the process of ending one.</p> <p> Nick Meima works with individuals and couples and handles matters that include:</p> <ul> <li> Family conflict coaching</li> <li> Indi Second Wives Get Pricier Engagement Rings, Survey Finds http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/second-wives-get-pricier-engagement-rings-survey-finds http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/second-wives-get-pricier-engagement-rings-survey-finds/comments 2013-11-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/second-wives-get-pricier-engagement-rings-survey-finds <p> Second Wives Get Pricier Engagement Rings, Survey Finds<br /> <br /> Sometimes it pays to be number two.<br /> <br /> Members of the second wives club get significantly more expensive engagement rings, according to a survey of British consumers conducted by comparejewellery.com.<br /> Colorado Divorce: The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2013-11-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm <p> For divorce, custody, or post decree issues, call The Harris Law Firm at 303 299 9484 to schedule a consultation with one of our family law attorneys</p> Colorado Divorce: Helping your children cope with your divorce by providing stability and structure http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-your-children-cope-with-your-divorce-by-providing-stability-and-structure http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-your-children-cope-with-your-divorce-by-providing-stability-and-structure/comments 2013-10-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-your-children-cope-with-your-divorce-by-providing-stability-and-structure <p> Replace chaos with consistency:<br /> <br /> While it is wise to help your children learn to be flexible, it is also important to remember that they will be adjusting to many new things all at once and this can be difficult for them to process. Strive to help your children adapt to the cha Colorado Divorce: Automatic Temporary Injunctions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-automatic-temporary-injunctions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-automatic-temporary-injunctions/comments 2013-10-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-automatic-temporary-injunctions <p> Automatic Temporary Injunction:<br /> <br /> Many people want to know if they will need to plan around any temporary restrictions during the divorce process. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> You should be aware that once either one of you files the &ldquo;Petition for Dissolution or Marriage&rdquo; Stephen Vertucci Supporting the Fort Collins Community Through Rotary http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supporting-the-fort-collins-community-through-rotary http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supporting-the-fort-collins-community-through-rotary/comments 2013-10-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supporting-the-fort-collins-community-through-rotary <p> Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, recently visited St. Joseph&rsquo;s Catholic Elementary School in Fort Collins to present hard cover dictionaries to every third grade student in the Poudre school district .&nbsp; This program was a part of the Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Colorado Divorce: New Alimony Law Changes Landscape for Divorcing Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-new-alimony-law-changes-landscape-for-divorcing-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-new-alimony-law-changes-landscape-for-divorcing-couples/comments 2013-10-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-new-alimony-law-changes-landscape-for-divorcing-couples <p> New law changes alimony landscape for divorcing Colorado couples.</p> <p> Click here to read The Denver Post&#39;s&nbsp; front page article published on Sunday, Oct 20th:</p> <p> <u>http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24340928/new-law-changes-alimony-landscape-divorcing-colorado-co Heading Toward a Colorado Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/heading-toward-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/heading-toward-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2013-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/heading-toward-a-colorado-divorce <p> Gil Milburn-Westfall, Psy. D. &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Office: 303-347-9852<br /> Licensed Clin Child Custody Attorney: Best Interests of the Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-custody-attorney-best-interests-of-the-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-custody-attorney-best-interests-of-the-child/comments 2013-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-custody-attorney-best-interests-of-the-child <p> Colorado law tends to favor meaningful and continuing contact between both parents and the child following a divorce or separation. Couples who separate usually <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-parenting-plan-based-on-your-child-s-best-interests">arrive at a parenting Is Colorado a Common Law State? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-colorado-a-common-law-state http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-colorado-a-common-law-state/comments 2013-10-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-colorado-a-common-law-state <p> There is no statute that clearly defines what constitutes a <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/Colorado-common-law.cfm">common law marriage in the State of Colorado</a>. All that needs to be shown is that the two parties intended to be common law married and presented themselves to the pu Colorado Divorce-Moving Out During Divorce Information http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-moving-out-during-divorce-information http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-moving-out-during-divorce-information/comments 2013-10-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-moving-out-during-divorce-information <p> As with many <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm"><em>Colorado divorce</em> and family law issues</a>, there are some common misconceptions when it comes to dealing with the martial home. By understanding your rights, you may be able to avoid unnecessary conflict, and Colorado Divorce-Division of Assets Information http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-division-of-assets-information http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-division-of-assets-information/comments 2013-10-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-division-of-assets-information <p> During the divorce process, the marital estate is divided as of the date that the decree is entered. All assets and any debt that either party has accumulated during the marriage, and before the time of the dissolution, should be divided between the parties.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.harri Colorado Child Custody and Parenting Time Information http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-and-parenting-time-information http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-and-parenting-time-information/comments 2013-10-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-and-parenting-time-information <p> Colorado law favors meaningful and continuing contact between both parents and the child following a divorce. Couples who separate usually <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/resource-center/child-support-and-parenting-time">arrive at a parenting plan</a> in one of two ways:</p> <ol> <l Colorado Child Support and Custody: Non-Payment of Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-and-custody-non-payment-of-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-and-custody-non-payment-of-child-support/comments 2013-10-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-and-custody-non-payment-of-child-support <p> <em>Child support</em> is due and payable in the amount ordered by the court until it is modified by a subsequent court order.&nbsp; If a substantial and continuing change exists to <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-custody-modifications.cfm">modify child support</a>, then the a Colorado Child Support and Custody-Do You Need to Modify Your Parenting Plan? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-and-custody-do-you-need-to-modify-your-parenting-plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-and-custody-do-you-need-to-modify-your-parenting-plan/comments 2013-10-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-and-custody-do-you-need-to-modify-your-parenting-plan <p> Colorado allows for Court ordered <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-custody-modifications.cfm">modifications of <em>Colorado child support</em></a> a.k.a. parenting plans if the Court finds that a change has occurred and the modification is necessary to serve the best interests Carrie Eckstein, Esq. of The Harris Law Firm is in the News! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/carrie-eckstein-esq-of-the-harris-law-firm-is-in-the-news http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/carrie-eckstein-esq-of-the-harris-law-firm-is-in-the-news/comments 2013-09-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/carrie-eckstein-esq-of-the-harris-law-firm-is-in-the-news <p> Carrie Eckstein, a family law attorney and a mediator with The Harris Law Firm, was featured on the cover of Law Week Colorado this week.</p> <p> <br /> In addition to being active in domestic relations law, Carrie also plays Australian football and is an active member of The Denver Lady Colorado Divorce: Are you trying to recover from your divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-trying-to-recover-from-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-trying-to-recover-from-your-divorce/comments 2013-09-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-trying-to-recover-from-your-divorce <p> Whatever the reason for your divorce, making the decision to end your marriage is a painful and difficult one.&nbsp; Our relationships begin with the hope for a bright future, but when they fail, the sense of loss can be devastating. 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Do you feel like roommates rather than soul mates? Is almost every word exchanged hurtful? Has been it been way too long since you have felt like your spouse has really heard you? 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To arrange for a private consultation, please call the firm at 303 299 9484</p> Parenting Tips for the Blended Family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parenting-tips-for-the-blended-family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parenting-tips-for-the-blended-family/comments 2013-09-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parenting-tips-for-the-blended-family <p> <u><strong>Clear and effective communication is imperative to successful parenting for blended families. </strong></u></p> <p> 1. One of the best ways to avoid misunderstandings is&nbsp; to put your agreements in writing</p> <p> 2. 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Nathan Mesnikoff, Memorial Hospital<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> &bull;Be as patient and compassionate as you can with family, friends, and yourself.<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> &bull;Spend time talking with good friends, clerg Colorado Divorce: Don't Give Up on Your Marriage Too Quickly http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-don-t-give-up-on-your-marriage-too-quickly http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-don-t-give-up-on-your-marriage-too-quickly/comments 2013-08-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-don-t-give-up-on-your-marriage-too-quickly <p> Building anything of value takes time and energy.</p> <p> But destroying something can be surprising quick.</p> <p> So, don&#39;t be in a hurry to end your marriage.</p> <p> Yes, marriage can be difficult and you will experience phases when it hardly seems worth the effort.</p> <p> Colorado Divorce: Study Shows that Men Who are Step Dads are More Likely to Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-study-shows-that-men-who-are-step-dads-are-more-likely-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-study-shows-that-men-who-are-step-dads-are-more-likely-to-divorce/comments 2013-08-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-study-shows-that-men-who-are-step-dads-are-more-likely-to-divorce <p> <br /> A new survey conducted by stepdadding.com shows that husbands who are stepdads are twice as likely to leave their wives than husbands in traditional marriages.<br /> <br /> More than 61 percent of male respondents who said their re-marriage ended in divorce also said that they wer The Harris Law Firm - Helping High Net Worth Clients with Complex Legal Matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-helping-high-net-worth-clients-with-complex-legal-matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-helping-high-net-worth-clients-with-complex-legal-matters/comments 2013-08-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-helping-high-net-worth-clients-with-complex-legal-matters <p> The Harris Law Firm has experienced family law attorneys who handle divorce and legal separation for clients with complex family law issues. 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Call us today to schedule a consultation in Denver or Fort Collins - 303 299 9484 or 970 472 1838</p> Modifying Your Colorado Child Support Orders http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-your-colorado-child-support-orders http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-your-colorado-child-support-orders/comments 2013-07-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-your-colorado-child-support-orders <p> Modifying Your Colorado Child Support Orders</p> <p> <br /> If your child&rsquo;s other parent&rsquo;s financial situation has improved from the time the Colorado court&nbsp; issued the original child support order, and&nbsp; the change will result in an increase of 10% or more in the chi Colorado Divorce: Do you have a post-decree matter? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-post-decree-matter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-post-decree-matter/comments 2013-07-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-post-decree-matter <p> Call The Harris Law Firm to schedule a consultation in our Denver or Fort Collins office:</p> <p> 303 299 9484</p> <p> or</p> <p> 970 472 1838</p> <p> Discuss your legal matter with an attorney from Colorado&#39;s Family Law Team!</p> Preparing for Your Divorce in the State of Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preparing-for-your-divorce-in-the-state-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preparing-for-your-divorce-in-the-state-of-colorado/comments 2013-07-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preparing-for-your-divorce-in-the-state-of-colorado <p> Preparing for Divorce<br /> When you have concluded that your marriage is irretrievably broken and filing for divorce is inevitable, you should consider consulting with a Colorado family law attorney while you are still in the marital home.&nbsp; You will want to discuss how to plan for your Colorado Springs Divorce and Custody Lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-springs-divorce-and-custody-lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-springs-divorce-and-custody-lawyer/comments 2013-06-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-springs-divorce-and-custody-lawyer <p>Call The Harris Law Firm to speak with an attorney who practices family law in Colorado Springs, </p> <p>If you have a divorce or custody matter, please call us to arrange for an appointment in Colorado Springs</p> <p>303 299 8484</p> Colorado Divorce: The Guidelines for the Determination of Spousal Maintenance. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-guidelines-for-the-determination-of-spousal-maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-guidelines-for-the-determination-of-spousal-maintenance/comments 2013-06-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-guidelines-for-the-determination-of-spousal-maintenance <p style="text-align: center;"><strong>The Guidelines for the Determination of Spousal Maintenance.</strong></p> <p><br /> On May 10, 2013, Governor&nbsp; Hickenlooper signed into law Colorado House Bill 13-1058. 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If a parent has not been involve Colorado Divorce: Marital Property vs. Separate Property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-marital-property-vs-separate-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-marital-property-vs-separate-property/comments 2013-06-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-marital-property-vs-separate-property <p>Marital Property vs. Separate Property<br /> When considering the division of property during a legal separation or dissolution of marriage in the State of Colorado, there are two types of property that the court will consider: marital property and separate property.&nbsp; &ldquo;Marital Propert How Can I Annul My Marriage? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-can-i-annul-my-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-can-i-annul-my-marriage/comments 2013-06-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-can-i-annul-my-marriage <p>Is it possible to obtain an annulment in the State of Colorado?<br /> &nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>To obtain an annulment, or the Declaration of Invalidity,&nbsp; as it is called in the State of Colorado, one of the spouses must present evidence to the court indicating that the marriage is inval Tips for Planning Your Kids Summer Holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tips-for-planning-your-kids-summer-holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tips-for-planning-your-kids-summer-holidays/comments 2013-06-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tips-for-planning-your-kids-summer-holidays <p style="text-align: center;"><u><strong>Tips for Planning Your Kids Summer Holidays</strong></u></p> <p style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Going to Day Camp -Many schools offer summer camp programs that offer both sports related activities like swimming and tennis, and creative Dependency and Neglect Cases and the Termination of Parental Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dependency-and-neglect-cases-and-the-termination-of-parental-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dependency-and-neglect-cases-and-the-termination-of-parental-rights/comments 2013-05-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dependency-and-neglect-cases-and-the-termination-of-parental-rights <p> Parents are required to provide proper parental care for their children, which includes food, shelter, education,and medical attention. It is also the parent&#39;s duty to exercise the proper parental supervision and control in order to protect their children from those who may inflict harm. I Colorado Divorce:Do You Have an Upcoming Hearing Regarding Your Family Law Matter: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-an-upcoming-hearing-regarding-your-family-law-matter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-an-upcoming-hearing-regarding-your-family-law-matter/comments 2013-05-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-an-upcoming-hearing-regarding-your-family-law-matter <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: 150%; margin: 6pt 0in 12pt"><span style="line-height: 150%; font-size: 12pt">If you want to be represented by a Colorado family law attorney at your upcoming hearing,or at any point during your family law matter, call The Harris Law Firm. To begin the process, A man is "Presumed" to be the father of the child if: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-man-is-presumed-to-be-the-father-of-the-child-if http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-man-is-presumed-to-be-the-father-of-the-child-if/comments 2013-05-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-man-is-presumed-to-be-the-father-of-the-child-if <p><font face="Times New Roman"> <p align="left">A man is &quot;presumed&quot; to be the child's father if:</p> <p align="left">1. He is married to the child's mother or attempts to legally marry her before or at the</p> <p align="left">time of birth, or if the child is born within three hundred Colorado Divorce and the Allocation of Parental Responsibilities http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-allocation-of-parental-responsibilities http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-allocation-of-parental-responsibilities/comments 2013-05-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-allocation-of-parental-responsibilities <div class="grid16"> <div class="gridInner"> <p>Finally making the decsion&nbsp;to&nbsp;obtain a Colorado divorce is one of the most difficult and emotionally challenging&nbsp;decisions you will ever make.&nbsp;It is especially difficult&nbsp;when you have children.&nbsp;</p> <p>When children are Sign Up Today for Our Colorado Family Law Newsletters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-for-our-colorado-family-law-newsletters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-for-our-colorado-family-law-newsletters/comments 2013-05-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-for-our-colorado-family-law-newsletters <p>Receive the latest updates regarding Colorado Family Law fromThe Harris Law Firm.</p> <p>As Colorado's Family Law Team, we also can keep you abreast of any new legislation and/or &nbsp;proposed changes to current law.</p> <p>Email <a href="mailto:Heidi@harrisfamilylaw.com">Heidi@harrisfamilylaw Colorado Divorce and Parenting Matters: Call for a consultation today http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-parenting-matters-call-for-a-consultation-today http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-parenting-matters-call-for-a-consultation-today/comments 2013-05-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-parenting-matters-call-for-a-consultation-today <p>The Harris Law Firm, celebrating 20 years of service to the community, is &quot;Colorado's Family Law Team&quot;. The firm has offices in Denver and Fort Collins, and handles Colorado family law matters that include: Divorce, Custody, Child Support, Parenting Matters, Maintenance (Spousal Support Saving Your Marriage - Try Marriage Counseling First http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-try-marriage-counseling-first http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-try-marriage-counseling-first/comments 2013-05-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-try-marriage-counseling-first <p>Sustaining&nbsp;the&nbsp;love you had when you married&nbsp;means that the two of&nbsp;you must commit to&nbsp;a&nbsp;lasting&nbsp;love.&nbsp;Keeping this kind of love alive&nbsp;is about doing&nbsp;what you need to do every day to make your relationship work. Hence the expression &quot;the labor Colorado Divorce: The Permanent Orders Hearing http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-permanent-orders-hearing http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-permanent-orders-hearing/comments 2013-05-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-permanent-orders-hearing <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: 21pt; margin: 12pt 0in"><span style="font-size: 12pt">PERMANENT ORDERS: The final stage of the Colorado divorce process is the permanent orders hearing. This is when the judge will determine the final division of marital assets and debt, the amount of a mainte Colorado Parenting Time and a Parent's Use of Marijuana http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-and-a-parent-s-use-of-marijuana http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-and-a-parent-s-use-of-marijuana/comments 2013-05-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-and-a-parent-s-use-of-marijuana <p><font size="3"><span class="apple-style-span"><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">The Colorado Courts used to have a no tolerance policy on the use of marijuana by a parent during their parenting time.&nbsp;However, since Colorado Amendment 64 passed, making the us Colorado Divorce: Are You Seeking to Recover From Your Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-seeking-to-recover-from-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-seeking-to-recover-from-your-divorce/comments 2013-05-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-you-seeking-to-recover-from-your-divorce <p>Whatever the reason for your divorce, ending your marriage is a painful process.&nbsp; Our&nbsp;unions begin with the hope for a&nbsp;promising future, but when our relationships falter, the sense of loss can be overwhelming. We grieve the loss of the &nbsp;life we shared, and&nbsp;the future tha Colorado Divorce: Do You Have a Temporary Orders Hearing? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-temporary-orders-hearing http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-temporary-orders-hearing/comments 2013-05-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-temporary-orders-hearing <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: 21pt; margin: 12pt 0in"><span style="font-size: 10.5pt">TEMPORARY ORDERS: In Colorado divorce or allocation of parental responsibilities cases, either party may&nbsp;request&nbsp;a temporary orders hearing. Temporary orders hearings will generally take place 2 Attending the Initial Status Conference http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attending-the-initial-status-conference http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attending-the-initial-status-conference/comments 2013-05-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attending-the-initial-status-conference When you file a Petition for the Dissolution of Marriage, most courts will immediately set an Initial Status Conference (ISC) that is approximately 40 days from the date the case was filed. This initial hearing may be set even before your spouse has been served. If you are the respondent to a divor Colorado Divorce- The Five Stages of Grief and Learning to Live with Loss http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-five-stages-of-grief-and-learning-to-live-with-loss http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-five-stages-of-grief-and-learning-to-live-with-loss/comments 2013-05-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-five-stages-of-grief-and-learning-to-live-with-loss Elisabeth Kübler-Ross & David Kessler The 5 stages of Grief: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance Elizabeth Kubler Ross identified the responses to loss that many people have, but it is important to know there is no typical loss, and everyone has their own process. Denial T Creating a Parenting Plan Based on Your Child's Best Interests http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-parenting-plan-based-on-your-child-s-best-interests http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-parenting-plan-based-on-your-child-s-best-interests/comments 2013-05-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-parenting-plan-based-on-your-child-s-best-interests Clients who are struggling to create a viable parenting plan often ask if the Colorado court’s loyalty lies with the mother. In our experience at The Harris Law Firm, the Colorado Courts are generally gender-neutral and tend to rule on family law cases based on facts that are case specific. Mothers Modifying Your Colorado Child Support Orders http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-your-colorado-child-support-orders http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-your-colorado-child-support-orders/comments 2013-05-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-your-colorado-child-support-orders <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: 16.5pt; margin: 0in 0in 16.8pt" align="center"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Modifying Your Child Support Order</span></div> <div style="line-height: 16.5pt; margin: 0in 0in 16.8pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">If your child&rsquo;s other Colorado Custody: Court Ordered Parenting Plans for Infants and Toddlers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-court-ordered-parenting-plans-for-infants-and-toddlers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-court-ordered-parenting-plans-for-infants-and-toddlers/comments 2013-05-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-court-ordered-parenting-plans-for-infants-and-toddlers When the court considers the best interests of the children in an Allocation of Parental Responsibilities case, and the children involved are infants or toddlers, many courts will designate one parent as the primary caregiver based on the “Attachment Theory”. The basic premise of the Attachment Calculating Colorado Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-colorado-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-colorado-child-support/comments 2013-05-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-colorado-child-support <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: 18.75pt; margin: 0in 0in 13.5pt"><span style="font-variant: small-caps; color: #16273d; font-size: 16.5pt">Calculating Child Support</span></div> <div style="line-height: 16.5pt; margin: 0in 0in 16.8pt"><span style="color: #222222; font-size: 9pt">The primary The New Colorado Civil Unions Law Now in Effect http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-new-colorado-civil-unions-law-now-in-effect http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-new-colorado-civil-unions-law-now-in-effect/comments 2013-05-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-new-colorado-civil-unions-law-now-in-effect <p>&nbsp;</p> <div>The new law legalizing civil unions in Colorado took effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, and Denver and Boulder began issuing licenses immediately.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Couples were ushered into the clerk&rsquo;s office where they filled out paperwork and received their cer Colorado Child Support - Based on the Incomes of Both Parties http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-based-on-the-incomes-of-both-parties http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-based-on-the-incomes-of-both-parties/comments 2013-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-based-on-the-incomes-of-both-parties Per Colorado family law, the amount of a child support obligation is based on the income of both parties. The more income a party has, the more they will be obligated to pay in child support. Income can be derived from any source. Income can be earned, or it can stem from interest, bonuses, divi Dividing Retirement Assets Using a QDRO http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-retirement-assets-using-a-qdro http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-retirement-assets-using-a-qdro/comments 2013-04-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-retirement-assets-using-a-qdro <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 7.5pt"><b><i><span style="color: #3c3c3c; font-size: 10pt">Contributions to Retirement Accounts made during the marriage are typically treated as marital property.</span></i></b></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 7 It Pays to Get Along with Your Kid's Step-Parent! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/it-pays-to-get-along-with-your-kid-s-step-parent http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/it-pays-to-get-along-with-your-kid-s-step-parent/comments 2013-04-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/it-pays-to-get-along-with-your-kid-s-step-parent <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>1. <strong>You Love Your Kids.</strong> This is the number one-reason to be nice to their stepparent. The best case scenario when your kids have a a step parent is that the new&nbsp;step parent will love your children too. The step parent is now a part your children's lives. Be nic Florida Considering Limited Maintenance. Will Colorado Follow? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/florida-considering-limited-maintenance-will-colorado-follow http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/florida-considering-limited-maintenance-will-colorado-follow/comments 2013-04-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/florida-considering-limited-maintenance-will-colorado-follow <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Limiting Maintenance?<br /> <br /> A bill on the governor&rsquo;s desk in Florida would overhaul the maintenance (alimony) system by ending lifetime awards and allowing judges to change existing deals.&nbsp;Meanwhile, the Colorado legislature is con Colorado Divorce: Valuation of the Marital Estate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-valuation-of-the-marital-estate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-valuation-of-the-marital-estate/comments 2013-04-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-valuation-of-the-marital-estate <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Asset Valuation:</span></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">The attorneys at The Harris Law Firm have considerable experience&nbsp;when dealing Call The Harris Law Firm for Colorado Post Decree Issues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-colorado-post-decree-issues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-colorado-post-decree-issues/comments 2013-04-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-colorado-post-decree-issues <p>If you have a Colorado post decree issue, call The Harris Law Firm to arrange for a consultation.</p> <p>We can arrange&nbsp;a&nbsp;meeting&nbsp;for you with one of our lawyers in our Denver or Fort Collins offices,</p> <p>or we can accomodate you via phone.</p> <p>The attorneys at the firm ha Colorado Parenting Time, Marijuana, and Amendment 64 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-marijuana-and-amendment-64 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-marijuana-and-amendment-64/comments 2013-04-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-marijuana-and-amendment-64 <p>Read the new article by Rich Harris, President of The Harris Law Firm published by Law Week Colorado in April of 2012. Click here to access the article on our website: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/parenting-time-marijuana-and-amendment-64 The Harris Law Firm has offices in Denver and Fort Colli How to Ensure That Couples Counseling Will Work For You and Your Spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-to-ensure-that-couples-counseling-will-work-for-you-and-your-spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-to-ensure-that-couples-counseling-will-work-for-you-and-your-spouse/comments 2013-04-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-to-ensure-that-couples-counseling-will-work-for-you-and-your-spouse <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"><span style="color: black; font-size: 9pt">When&nbsp;you have decided to give ma Divorce Care: help and healing after your Colorado divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-care-help-and-healing-after-your-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-care-help-and-healing-after-your-colorado-divorce/comments 2013-04-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-care-help-and-healing-after-your-colorado-divorce <div class="rightcolumn"> <p>DivorceCare&nbsp;helps&nbsp;you through one of life&rsquo;s most difficult experiences. You dont have to experience the pain of divorce alone. These seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through. DivorceCare offers you resources You Will Never Regret Doing All You Can to Save Your Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/you-will-never-regret-doing-all-you-can-to-save-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/you-will-never-regret-doing-all-you-can-to-save-your-marriage/comments 2013-04-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/you-will-never-regret-doing-all-you-can-to-save-your-marriage <p>If you think that a reconciliation is possible, consider marital counseling. A good therapist can help you&nbsp;and your spouse&nbsp;to find new ways of communicating and resolving your differences. Go to the Resource Center of our website to access many fine therapists who can help you and your Do you have a child custody matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2013-04-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado Call The Harris Law Firm today to schedule a consultation in our Fort Collins office. Located at 1220 South College, we have 3 attorneys to serve you. Stephen Vertucci is our managing partner in Fort Collins, and Katherine Ellis and Thomas Cossitt are associate attorneys. The Harris Law Firm is Col Fort Collins Divorce Attorney Volunteers to Help Senior Citizens http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-divorce-attorney-volunteers-to-help-senior-citizens http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-divorce-attorney-volunteers-to-help-senior-citizens/comments 2013-04-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-divorce-attorney-volunteers-to-help-senior-citizens <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, volunteered this past week with the Fort Collins Meals on Wheels Program.&nbsp; This program delivers meals to senior citizens in the Fort Collins community.&nbsp; The Harris Law Firm Colorado Divorce: Teaching Your Kids About Money http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-teaching-your-kids-about-money http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-teaching-your-kids-about-money/comments 2013-04-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-teaching-your-kids-about-money <div class="item-page"><span> <p><span style="font-family: ">Financial security means that we have to plan our futures&nbsp;and manage our money.&nbsp;Going through a Colorado divorce can sometimes offer us a the teachable moments we&nbsp;can use&nbsp;to prepare our kids for life by&nbsp;teaching&n Stephen Vertucci Helping High School Students with Career Choices http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-helping-high-school-students-with-career-choices http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-helping-high-school-students-with-career-choices/comments 2013-04-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-helping-high-school-students-with-career-choices <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, served as the chairman of a Rotary committee recently that hosted over 400 high school students in the Fort Collins/Loveland area for several discussions about ethics in the workplace.&nbsp; &nbsp;Mr. Parenting Time and Amendment 64 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parenting-time-and-amendment-64 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parenting-time-and-amendment-64/comments 2013-04-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parenting-time-and-amendment-64 <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: 13.5pt; background: white" align="center"><b>Parenting Time and Amendment 64</b></div> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: 13.5pt; background: white" align="center">&nbsp;</div> <div style="line-height: 13.5pt; background: white" Another Testimonial from One of Our Family Law Clients http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-testimonial-from-one-of-our-family-law-clients http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-testimonial-from-one-of-our-family-law-clients/comments 2013-04-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-testimonial-from-one-of-our-family-law-clients <p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">I appreciate all you did for me Rob. I wasn't easy to deal with at times and I know you saved me a ton. I won't forget this. I will be in touch. You're a true professional.</font></font></p> <p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">Rey </font></f Protecting Your Family and Your Future http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-family-and-your-future http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-family-and-your-future/comments 2013-03-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-family-and-your-future <p>Life Insurance and Annuities:</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Life Insurance</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">As&nbsp;the breadwinner&nbsp;of your family, your annual&nbsp;income&nbsp;impacts your loved ones&nbsp;on a&nbsp;daily basis.&n Question: My spouse filed for divorce, can he cancel my insurance? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/question-my-spouse-filed-for-divorce-can-he-cancel-my-insurance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/question-my-spouse-filed-for-divorce-can-he-cancel-my-insurance/comments 2013-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/question-my-spouse-filed-for-divorce-can-he-cancel-my-insurance <p>When a dissolution of marriage has been filed,&nbsp;without at least 14 days advance notification and&nbsp;the written consent of the other party&nbsp;or an order&nbsp;of the court, &nbsp;both parties are restrained from cancelling, modifying, terminating, or allowing to lapse for nonpayment of p When Reducing Your Own Parenting Time is a Fight http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-reducing-your-own-parenting-time-is-a-fight http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-reducing-your-own-parenting-time-is-a-fight/comments 2013-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-reducing-your-own-parenting-time-is-a-fight <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">When Reducing Your Own Parenting Time is a Fight</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Typically, parenting time disputes revolve around one parent trying to increase their own parenting time.&nbsp; On t Question: Can my spouse sell my stuff after I have moved out of our home? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/question-can-my-spouse-sell-my-stuff-after-i-have-moved-out-of-our-home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/question-can-my-spouse-sell-my-stuff-after-i-have-moved-out-of-our-home/comments 2013-03-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/question-can-my-spouse-sell-my-stuff-after-i-have-moved-out-of-our-home Answer: After a petition for the dissolution of marriage has been filed for t, both parties are restrained from encumbering, concealing, or disposing of assets without consent of the other party or an order of the court, any marital property, except in the course of business or for the necessiti Ryann Peyton, Esq. Comments on the Colorado Civil Unions Act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-comments-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-comments-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-act/comments 2013-03-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-comments-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-act http://www.lawweekonline.com/section/hearsay/ Hear her on Law Week by clicking the link above! Staying Involved with Your Children During the Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/staying-involved-with-your-children-during-the-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/staying-involved-with-your-children-during-the-divorce/comments 2013-03-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/staying-involved-with-your-children-during-the-divorce Staying Involved with Your Children Staying involved and keeping in contact with your kids during the Colorado divorce process is important because they will need all the support and reassurance they can get from you during this challenging time. Furthermore, keep in mind that the Colorado courts Residency Requirements for Same Sex Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/residency-requirements-for-same-sex-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/residency-requirements-for-same-sex-divorce/comments 2013-03-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/residency-requirements-for-same-sex-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">Although Colorado now recognizes civil unions, the state still does not recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. As a result, Colorado courts do not have jurisdiction to dissolve same-sex mar Colorado Divorce and Custody:The Importance of Managing Your Anger http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-the-importance-of-managing-your-anger http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-the-importance-of-managing-your-anger/comments 2013-03-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-the-importance-of-managing-your-anger <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 14pt">The Battle of Anger<br /> </span></b><b><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">Sonia Brill, LCSW</span></b></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b>&nbsp;</b></div> <div style="margin Don't Litigate But Instead Seek to Mediate Your Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/don-t-litigate-but-instead-seek-to-mediate-your-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/don-t-litigate-but-instead-seek-to-mediate-your-colorado-divorce/comments 2013-03-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/don-t-litigate-but-instead-seek-to-mediate-your-colorado-divorce <h2 style="line-height: 13.5pt; margin: 0in 0in 6pt; background: white"><font size="4"><font color="#4e4e4e"><font face="Georgia">Colorado Divorce Mediation</font></font></font></h2> <p style="line-height: 13.5pt; background: white"><span style="font-family: &quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quo Using an Income Assignment to Obtain Unpaid Chid Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-an-income-assignment-to-obtain-unpaid-chid-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-an-income-assignment-to-obtain-unpaid-chid-support/comments 2013-03-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-an-income-assignment-to-obtain-unpaid-chid-support <h6> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><b><span style="font-size: 14pt">Income Assignments</span></b></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b><span style="font-size: 12pt">An income or&nbsp;wage assignment is used to c Can a Child Decide on Parenting Time in the State of Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time-in-the-state-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time-in-the-state-of-colorado/comments 2013-03-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time-in-the-state-of-colorado <p>In the State of Colorado, the parents, and/or the courts decide on parenting time.</p> <p>For more info, please click here:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=23">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=23< Supervised Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supervised-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supervised-parenting-time/comments 2013-03-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supervised-parenting-time <div class="middle column"> <div class="section">&nbsp;<b><i><span style="font-size: 9pt">Supervised Parenting Time:</span></i></b></div> <div class="section">&nbsp;</div> </div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="font-size: 9pt">There are many reasons&nbsp;why t Help Your Kids During Your Divorce By Using Positive Language http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/help-your-kids-during-your-divorce-by-using-positive-language http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/help-your-kids-during-your-divorce-by-using-positive-language/comments 2013-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/help-your-kids-during-your-divorce-by-using-positive-language <p>Remember that your divorce is also difficult and stressful for your kids, so try to&nbsp;positive around your children and avoid the use of negative language.&nbsp;</p> <p>For example: No, you dont get to see your children as often as you did when you all lived in the same household, but instead Colorado's New Civil Unions Act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-new-civil-unions-act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-new-civil-unions-act/comments 2013-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-new-civil-unions-act <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">March 12, 2013:</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The Colorado House of Representatives voted to send the Colorado Civil Unions Act to Governor Hickenlooper for signature. Civil Unions will become a The Colorado Divorce Rate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-colorado-divorce-rate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-colorado-divorce-rate/comments 2013-03-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-colorado-divorce-rate <p>Per a recent report about the &quot;U.S.&nbsp;Divorce&nbsp;Rate&quot;&nbsp;released by Bloomberg in November of 2012:</p> <p>Colorado's marriage rate is among the top 10 states,</p> <p>while its divorce rate places among the top 20.</p> <p>The median age of first marriage is 26.9</p> <p>and t Relocation and the Allocation of Parental Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-and-the-allocation-of-parental-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-and-the-allocation-of-parental-rights/comments 2013-03-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-and-the-allocation-of-parental-rights <p>When a Colorado relocation&nbsp;matter is presented before the court, the&nbsp;judge&nbsp;must consider all aspects of the case including whether the move will be in the best interests of the child. The&nbsp;court will evaluate&nbsp;the all of the following:</p> <ul> <li>The existing parent Colorado Divorce and Common Law Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-common-law-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-common-law-marriage/comments 2013-03-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-common-law-marriage <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center">Establishing a Colorado Common Law Marriage:</p> <p>The State of Colorado is one of a few states in the U.S.&nbsp;that still allows parties to enter into a common law marriage.</p> <p>In the case of <em>People v. <span data-scaytid="1" data-scayt_word=" Another Testimonial About The Harris Law Firm From One of Our Recent Clients http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-testimonial-about-the-harris-law-firm-from-one-of-our-recent-clients http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-testimonial-about-the-harris-law-firm-from-one-of-our-recent-clients/comments 2013-03-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/another-testimonial-about-the-harris-law-firm-from-one-of-our-recent-clients <p>A note from one of our clients whose Colorado family law matter comprised a divorce and custody issue.</p> <p><em>&quot;Catherine: Just a quick note to say thank you so much for all the work you did for us. </em></p> <p><em>You are so professional and competent and&nbsp; pleasant as well. We re Colorado Divorce:How is Temporary Maintenance Calculated? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-is-temporary-maintenance-calculated http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-is-temporary-maintenance-calculated/comments 2013-03-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-is-temporary-maintenance-calculated <p>Pursuant to C.R.S. 14-10-114,</p> <p>For divorcing parties with a combined adjusted gross income of less than $75,000 per year,the Colorado courts can apply the temporary maintenance formula.&nbsp; Temporary maintenance&nbsp;is paid&nbsp;while the case is pending, and until the time the decree i How Do I Divide My Retirement Account Following my Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-i-divide-my-retirement-account-following-my-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-i-divide-my-retirement-account-following-my-divorce/comments 2013-03-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-i-divide-my-retirement-account-following-my-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Dividing a Qualified or Non-Qualified retirement account can be complex and will depend on the type of retirement account you own.</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">For more information about dividing your retirement account assets, please clic Do you have a post decree matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-post-decree-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-post-decree-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2013-03-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-post-decree-matter-in-northern-colorado <p>The Harris Law Firm handles all aspects of Colorado Family Law. If you have a divorce, custody, or post decree matter, you can schedule a consultation at the firm by callng 303 299 9484 or 970 472 1838. The firm handles cases throughout Colorado, including Windsor, Loveland, Boulder, Fort Collins Do You Have a Fort Collins Divorce or Custody Issue? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-fort-collins-divorce-or-custody-issue http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-fort-collins-divorce-or-custody-issue/comments 2013-03-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-fort-collins-divorce-or-custody-issue <p>Call The Harris Law Firm to arrange for a consultation with one of&nbsp;our 3 lawyers&nbsp;in the Fort Collins office. Stephen Vertucci is the firm's managing partner, and Tom Cossitt and Katherine Ellis are Associate Attorneys. If you would like to discuss your divorce, legal separation, custody The Harris Law Firm: Celebrating 20 Years of Service to the Community! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-celebrating-20-years-of-service-to-the-community http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-celebrating-20-years-of-service-to-the-community/comments 2013-03-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-celebrating-20-years-of-service-to-the-community <p>The Harris Law Firm is&nbsp;&quot;Colorado's Family Law Team&quot;, and was founded by Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner, in&nbsp;1993. With offices in Denver and Fort Collins, the firm is the Colorado's largest family law firm. With 19 lawyers, the firm handles legal matters regarding Do You Have a Legal Matter Regarding Divorce or Custody in the Fort Colllins Area? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-legal-matter-regarding-divorce-or-custody-in-the-fort-colllins-area http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-legal-matter-regarding-divorce-or-custody-in-the-fort-colllins-area/comments 2013-03-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-legal-matter-regarding-divorce-or-custody-in-the-fort-colllins-area <p>Call The Harris Law Firm to help you with your Colorado divorce or parenting issues. We have 3 attorneys in our Fort Collins office and 16 lawyers&nbsp;in Denver. The firm handles&nbsp;family law issues that include divorce, legal separation, the allocation of parental rights, post decree modific Rich Harris Discusses Colorado Adultery Laws on KDVR Fox31 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-adultery-laws-on-kdvr-fox31 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-adultery-laws-on-kdvr-fox31/comments 2013-02-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-adultery-laws-on-kdvr-fox31 <p>Rich Harris discusses updates to antiquated Colorado adultery laws on KDVR Fox31. State Rep. Daniel Kagan is sponsoring legislation that would repeal outdated statutes that make adultery illegal in Colorado.</p> <p>You can watch the full segment here:</p> <script src="http://player.ooyala.com/i Rich Harris Featured in KMGH Denver 7News Story About Parenting & Marijuana http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-featured-in-kmgh-denver-7news-story-about-parenting-marijuana http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-featured-in-kmgh-denver-7news-story-about-parenting-marijuana/comments 2013-02-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-featured-in-kmgh-denver-7news-story-about-parenting-marijuana <p>Rich Harris, President&nbsp;of The Harris Law Firm, was recently featured in a KMGH Denver 7News story about parenting &amp; marijuana use. With the recent passage of Amendment 64 in Colorado, marijuana use is sure to become more of a factor in future Colorado family law cases.</p> <p>You can v Rich Harris to Comment on the New Adultery Bill http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-to-comment-on-the-new-adultery-bill http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-to-comment-on-the-new-adultery-bill/comments 2013-02-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-to-comment-on-the-new-adultery-bill <p>On Wednesday, February 20th&nbsp;on&nbsp;Fox 31 TV News , Rich Harris, President&nbsp;of The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;commented on House Bill 1166. The new bill&nbsp;is&nbsp;intended&nbsp;remove the language making adultery a crime in Colorado. The House Committee meeting will take place today at 1:3 Do you have a question about divorce or custody? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-question-about-divorce-or-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-question-about-divorce-or-custody/comments 2013-02-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-question-about-divorce-or-custody <p>Log on to <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">www.harrisfamilylaw.com</a> and click on Live Chat!</p> <p>Talk to Margaret Walker, a senior family law attorney with the firm</p> <p>and talk to her about divorce and custody issues.</p> Colorado Divorce and Your Mortgage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage/comments 2013-02-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage <p> </p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center">Divorce and Your Mortgage</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Despite the emotional challenges of a divorce, there are plenty of practical financial decisions that need to be made so that both parties involved can su Two Common Legal Mistakes of Same-Sex Couples When Combining Households http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-common-legal-mistakes-of-same-sex-couples-when-combining-households http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-common-legal-mistakes-of-same-sex-couples-when-combining-households/comments 2013-02-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-common-legal-mistakes-of-same-sex-couples-when-combining-households <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center">Two Common Legal Mistakes of Same-Sex Couples When Combining Households</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 10pt">When any couple enters a long term relationship, each party brings with them their Testimonial from one of our recent clients: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/testimonial-from-one-of-our-recent-clients http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/testimonial-from-one-of-our-recent-clients/comments 2013-02-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/testimonial-from-one-of-our-recent-clients <div><span style="font-size: 12pt">Dear Jennie &amp; Heather,</span></div> <div>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt">Thank you so much for looking out for my best interest, your passion and commitment to helping me achieve a divorce that is favorable to me. </span><span style="font-size: 12pt">Your Saving Your Marriage: Forgiving Infidelity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-forgiving-infidelity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-forgiving-infidelity/comments 2013-02-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-forgiving-infidelity <h1>Forgiving Infidelity</h1> <p>Consider the following before you call a Colorado Divorce Lawyer:</p> <p>Even though the discovery that your&nbsp;husband or wife&nbsp;has been having a extramarital affair can be one of life's most&nbsp;devastating experiences,&nbsp;it is possible to forgive and b Can an Addiction to Pornography Affect Parenting Time in Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-addiction-to-pornography-affect-parenting-time-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-addiction-to-pornography-affect-parenting-time-in-colorado/comments 2013-02-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-addiction-to-pornography-affect-parenting-time-in-colorado <div style="line-height: 150%; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b><span style="line-height: 150%; font-size: 12pt">Pornography Addiction and Divorce</span></b></div> <div style="line-height: 150%; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="line-height: 150%; font-size: 12pt">Most family law attorneys agree that ther Can an Unmarried Dad Add His Name to the Child's Birth Certificate? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-unmarried-dad-add-his-name-to-the-child-s-birth-certificate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-unmarried-dad-add-his-name-to-the-child-s-birth-certificate/comments 2013-02-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-unmarried-dad-add-his-name-to-the-child-s-birth-certificate <p><span style="font-family: Arial">An unmarried father&nbsp;to add his name to&nbsp;the child's biological to the birth certificate, if he and the mom </span><span style="font-family: Arial">sign an &quot;Acknowledgement of Paternity&quot; form that stating that&nbsp;he is&nbsp;the child&rsquo;s na Do You Have a Child Support or Custody Matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-support-or-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-support-or-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2013-02-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-support-or-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado <p>If you have a Colorado family law matter in Northern Colorado, just call us to schedule a consultation with The Harris Law Firm. We can arrange for a meeting with one of our family law attorneys in our Fort Collins office for you right away. You can reach us at 303 299 9484. Our Fort Collins&nbsp A testimonial from one of our clients: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-testimonial-from-one-of-our-clients http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-testimonial-from-one-of-our-clients/comments 2013-02-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-testimonial-from-one-of-our-clients <p>A testimonial from one of our clients:</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; background: white"><span style="color: black">I've been very impressed with Harris Family Law through this whole process. I'm big into giving good reviews, kudos, accolades, etc when warranted and I will do such for Harr Do Grandparents Have Rights? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-grandparents-have-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-grandparents-have-rights/comments 2013-02-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-grandparents-have-rights <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Do grandparents have rights to see their grandchildren in the State of Colorado?</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Although grandparent visitation and custody rights are more limiting than in other states, Colorado does recognize the rights of Colorado Divorce: Over 50% of Divorces Occur Within the First 10 Years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-over-50-of-divorces-occur-within-the-first-10-years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-over-50-of-divorces-occur-within-the-first-10-years/comments 2013-02-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-over-50-of-divorces-occur-within-the-first-10-years <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>The Marriage Foundation is an organization that seeks to improve public und Colorado Divorce: Post Decree Matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2013-02-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-matter-in-northern-colorado <p>The Harris Law Firm also has offices in Fort Collins to handle family law cases in Northern Colorado, including Boulder, Greeley, Windsor, Loveland, and Weld and Larimer Counties. If you have a divorce, custody, or post decree issue, call Colorado's Familiy Law Team at 303 299 9484 or 970 472 183 Colorado Divorce and Joint Parental Decision-Making http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-joint-parental-decision-making http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-joint-parental-decision-making/comments 2013-02-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-joint-parental-decision-making <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 5pt 0in"><i><span style="font-size: 12pt">Joint Parental Decision-Making </span></i></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 5pt 0in"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Although one parent may be the primary parent, Colorado law generally st Stephen Vertucci and The Harris Law Firm - Giving Back to Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-and-the-harris-law-firm-giving-back-to-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-and-the-harris-law-firm-giving-back-to-fort-collins/comments 2013-02-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-and-the-harris-law-firm-giving-back-to-fort-collins <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, is a member of the Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Club.&nbsp; He is the Chairman of a Rotary committee that holds an annual &ldquo;Ethics in the workplace&rdquo; discussion with over 300 Fort Collins h Colorado Divorce: How to be of Assistance to Your Attorney When Preparing Your Financial Case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-to-be-of-assistance-to-your-attorney-when-preparing-your-financial-case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-to-be-of-assistance-to-your-attorney-when-preparing-your-financial-case/comments 2013-02-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-how-to-be-of-assistance-to-your-attorney-when-preparing-your-financial-case <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center">Helping Your Attorney Prepare Your Financial Case</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Included in every dissolution action is the requirement that both parties provide a detailed financial d Can Pot Smoking Parents Lose Parenting Time? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-pot-smoking-parents-lose-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-pot-smoking-parents-lose-parenting-time/comments 2013-01-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-pot-smoking-parents-lose-parenting-time <p>&nbsp;<span style="color: #1f497d">In a Colorado divorce case in 2010,</span>&nbsp; <span style="color: #1f497d">the&nbsp;parties&nbsp;court-ordered parenting plan required that the father's parenting time be </span></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;<span style="color: #1f497d">supervi What are your rights as an unwed father? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-your-rights-as-an-unwed-father http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-your-rights-as-an-unwed-father/comments 2013-01-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-your-rights-as-an-unwed-father <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">So, you&rsquo;re now an unwed father<span style="color: #1f497d"> and </span>you&rsquo;re facing a legal action for paternity of allocation of parental responsibilities (APR) in a Colorado court. What are your rights and obligations?&nbsp; Can she keep Avoiding Pitfalls in Parenting Plans http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/avoiding-pitfalls-in-parenting-plans http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/avoiding-pitfalls-in-parenting-plans/comments 2013-01-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/avoiding-pitfalls-in-parenting-plans <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Avoiding Pitfalls in Parenting Plans</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Divorce is a challenging process in many ways.&nbsp;One is faced with making major life changes related to their home, work and Colorado Spousal Support: Should You Agree to Modifiable or Non-Modifiable? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-spousal-support-should-you-agree-to-modifiable-or-non-modifiable http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-spousal-support-should-you-agree-to-modifiable-or-non-modifiable/comments 2013-01-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-spousal-support-should-you-agree-to-modifiable-or-non-modifiable <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in"><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt">Colorado Divorce: Spousal Support</span></strong></div> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Prior to negotiating for &ldquo;Maintenance&rdquo; in the S Colorado Family Law and the Legalization of Marijuana http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-the-legalization-of-marijuana http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-the-legalization-of-marijuana/comments 2013-01-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-the-legalization-of-marijuana <p>Although the use and possession of marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, in 2012 Colorado became one of the first states to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. <span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 9.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-fo The Harris Law Firm Handles High Asset and High Net Worth Divorces in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-high-asset-and-high-net-worth-divorces-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-high-asset-and-high-net-worth-divorces-in-colorado/comments 2013-01-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-high-asset-and-high-net-worth-divorces-in-colorado <p>The Harris Law Firm, the largest family law firm in the State of Colorado, has experience&nbsp;handling divorce matters for&nbsp;clients whose high net worth adds a level of complexity to their legal issues. Call The Harris Law Firm to meet with one of our senior attorneys. You can schedule a con Points to Consider Prior to Filing for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-prior-to-filing-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-prior-to-filing-for-divorce/comments 2013-01-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-prior-to-filing-for-divorce <p>When facing a divorce,&nbsp;you may&nbsp;have to deal with some potentially contentious issues, such as division of assets, payment of outstanding debts, spousal and child support. <p>&nbsp;</p> Preparation is your best protection. There are a number of things&nbsp;you should think about consid The Most Important Decision You’ll Make in Your Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-most-important-decision-you-ll-make-in-your-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-most-important-decision-you-ll-make-in-your-colorado-divorce/comments 2013-01-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-most-important-decision-you-ll-make-in-your-colorado-divorce <p><span style="font-size: 12pt">You were just served with papers.&nbsp; A divorce has been filed, and you&rsquo;re the Respondent. You&rsquo;ll have a lot of decisions to make: where to live, what do you want, what parenting plan makes sense, etc.</span></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span Should you and your new partner move in together when one or both of you have kids? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/should-you-and-your-new-partner-move-in-together-when-one-or-both-of-you-have-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/should-you-and-your-new-partner-move-in-together-when-one-or-both-of-you-have-kids/comments 2013-01-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/should-you-and-your-new-partner-move-in-together-when-one-or-both-of-you-have-kids <p>Cohabitation&nbsp;when one of both of the partners have kids&nbsp;is a much more acceptable alternative&nbsp;now than&nbsp;it has been in the past.&nbsp; In fact, almost 40% of American children&nbsp;now&nbsp;or will&nbsp;soon live in a household where one parent&nbsp;is living with&nbsp;a new pa Colorado Divorce: Dividing Your Marital Property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-dividing-your-marital-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-dividing-your-marital-property/comments 2013-01-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-dividing-your-marital-property <p><strong>PROPERTY DISTRIBUTION:</strong></p> <p>Colorado is an equitable distribution state, meaning that if the parties can't agree, the property will be distributed in an equitable fashion, not necessarily equally. When dividing the marital estate, the court will base it's decisions on the foll Do you have grounds to modify your child support order? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-grounds-to-modify-your-child-support-order http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-grounds-to-modify-your-child-support-order/comments 2013-01-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-grounds-to-modify-your-child-support-order <p>Have you given birth or are you financially responsible for an additional child, or children, since your child support order was ordered?&nbsp;</p> <p>Has there been an increase in the number of overnights that your child, or children, now&nbsp;spend with you?&nbsp;</p> <p>Have you have experie What is an Equitable Distribution of Marital Property? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-equitable-distribution-of-marital-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-equitable-distribution-of-marital-property/comments 2013-01-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-equitable-distribution-of-marital-property <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: auto 0in"><b><font size="6"><span style="font-size: 12pt">What is an Equitable Distribution of Marital Property?</span></font></b></div> <div style="margin: auto 0in">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 12pt">Beca Join Us on Feb 20 from 12 to 1 pm for Live Chat with The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-us-on-feb-20-from-12-to-1-pm-for-live-chat-with-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-us-on-feb-20-from-12-to-1-pm-for-live-chat-with-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2013-01-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-us-on-feb-20-from-12-to-1-pm-for-live-chat-with-the-harris-law-firm <p>Questions about divorce, and/or Colorado Family Law? Join us for LIve Chat on Wednesday, February 20th from 12 to 1. Margaret Walker, a senior attorney at the firm will be fielding questions from our website. Just click on the Live Chat Button to participate in the session!</p> Rights of an Unwed Father to Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rights-of-an-unwed-father-to-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rights-of-an-unwed-father-to-parenting-time/comments 2013-01-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rights-of-an-unwed-father-to-parenting-time <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The Unwed Father</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">So, you&rsquo;re now an unmarried&nbsp;father with a new&nbsp;baby.</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">What now?<br /> <br /> As the unwed father of a young child, you can obtain&nbsp;the Civil Unions and Senate Bill 11 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/civil-unions-and-senate-bill-11 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/civil-unions-and-senate-bill-11/comments 2013-01-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/civil-unions-and-senate-bill-11 <p>Senate Bill 11,&nbsp;which authorizes&nbsp;civil unions in the&nbsp;State of&nbsp;Colorado, &nbsp;hasn't made its way through the Legislature yet, but with Democrats controlling both chambers, its passage seems likely. As soon as May 1, GLBT couples throughout&nbsp;Colorado may be able to&nbsp;ob NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nascar-driver-danica-patrick-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nascar-driver-danica-patrick-files-for-divorce/comments 2013-01-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nascar-driver-danica-patrick-files-for-divorce <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, announced on her Facebook page in November th Family Court Services for Parents and Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-court-services-for-parents-and-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-court-services-for-parents-and-children/comments 2013-01-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-court-services-for-parents-and-children <p>Leanna Hale, MA, LPC, offers post divorce and post legal separation services for:</p> <ul> <li>Supervised Parenting Time</li> <li>Parent Coordinator</li> <li>Parent Coaching</li> <li>PRE Evaluations</li> <li>Co Parenting Supporting Groups</li> <li>Psychotherapy - Me Kobe Bryant and Wife Vanessa to Reconcile After Long Separation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kobe-bryant-and-wife-vanessa-to-reconcile-after-long-separation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kobe-bryant-and-wife-vanessa-to-reconcile-after-long-separation/comments 2013-01-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kobe-bryant-and-wife-vanessa-to-reconcile-after-long-separation <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>After a year-long separatiion Kobe Bryant and his wife Vanessa are giving t Does the Non-Bio Mom Have Rights in a Same-Sex Relationship? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-the-non-bio-mom-have-rights-in-a-same-sex-relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-the-non-bio-mom-have-rights-in-a-same-sex-relationship/comments 2013-01-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-the-non-bio-mom-have-rights-in-a-same-sex-relationship <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: black; font-size: 10.5pt">In order for the non-biological parent to have any standing to seek parental rights, the first thing that needs to happen is that Father's rights need to be terminated. It is simply not enough to have a con Consider an Jointly Shared Online Calendar to Schedule Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consider-an-jointly-shared-online-calendar-to-schedule-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consider-an-jointly-shared-online-calendar-to-schedule-parenting-time/comments 2013-01-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consider-an-jointly-shared-online-calendar-to-schedule-parenting-time <p itemprop="articleBody">Many&nbsp;divorced couples in Colorado who&nbsp;have joint custody of their&nbsp;young&nbsp;children&nbsp;use a shared online&nbsp;calendar for the kids activities. Having all the information about your children's schedules&nbsp;readily available, can&nbsp;eliminate,&nbsp;o Can I receive social security benefits as a surviving divorced spouse? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-receive-social-security-benefits-as-a-surviving-divorced-spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-receive-social-security-benefits-as-a-surviving-divorced-spouse/comments 2013-01-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-receive-social-security-benefits-as-a-surviving-divorced-spouse <p>If you are divorced, and your former spouse is now deceased, you can receive <em class="rn_Highlight">benefits</em> as a <u>surviving divorced </u><em class="rn_Highlight">spouse</em> on the Social Security record of a deceased former <em class="rn_Highlight">spouse</em> who is fully insured.&nbs New Year's Resolution: Making Your Marriage Work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-year-s-resolution-making-your-marriage-work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-year-s-resolution-making-your-marriage-work/comments 2013-01-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-year-s-resolution-making-your-marriage-work <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 9pt">Did you make a resolution this New Year&rsquo;s Eve to make your marriage happier and more harmonious? Sometimes the two of you doing this on your own is not as easy as it sounds. You have been together a long tim If you are paying child support, be sure to keep updated and accurate records http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-paying-child-support-be-sure-to-keep-updated-and-accurate-records http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-paying-child-support-be-sure-to-keep-updated-and-accurate-records/comments 2013-01-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-paying-child-support-be-sure-to-keep-updated-and-accurate-records <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">If&nbsp;you are paying Colorado child support, &nbsp;be&nbsp;sure to keep updated and accurate&nbsp;records of your payments</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Recently a child support case came to my attention in which a&nbsp;father who was orde Sperm Donor Being Sued for Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sperm-donor-being-sued-for-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sperm-donor-being-sued-for-child-support/comments 2013-01-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sperm-donor-being-sued-for-child-support <p id="yui-tmp-23">A&nbsp;lesbian couple in the State of&nbsp;Kansas recently filed a motion with the court to have their sperm donor declared the father so they can obtain child support from him. In spite of a written agreement stating that the donor would not be considered the child's father, the Happy Holidays from The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-12-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm <h3 style="text-align: center">From all of us to all of you,</h3> <h3 style="text-align: center"><em>Colorado's Family Law Team </em></h3> <h3 style="text-align: center">would like to extend our best wishes to everyone for a</h3> <h3 style="text-align: center">happy holiday season</h3> <h3 style 2012 Celebrity Divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2012-celebrity-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2012-celebrity-divorces/comments 2012-12-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2012-celebrity-divorces <p>Marriages come and go in Tinsel Town, but divorces are&nbsp;forever.</p> <p>Those who topped the list for the 2012 celebrity divorce roster include the following celebrity couples:</p> <ul> <li>Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes</li> <li>Heidi Klum and Seal</li> <li>Katy Perry and Russe Each year, 115,000 women lose their private health insurance after a divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/each-year-115-000-women-lose-their-private-health-insurance-after-a-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/each-year-115-000-women-lose-their-private-health-insurance-after-a-divorce/comments 2012-12-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/each-year-115-000-women-lose-their-private-health-insurance-after-a-divorce <p>Researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed national data from 1996 through 2007 on women aged 26 to 64 and&nbsp;found that&nbsp;women's overall insurance coverage remains lower for more than two years&nbsp;following a&nbsp;divorce.</p> <p>The study indicated that there are approximatel Help to minimize the negative effects of your Colorado divorce on your children: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/help-to-minimize-the-negative-effects-of-your-colorado-divorce-on-your-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/help-to-minimize-the-negative-effects-of-your-colorado-divorce-on-your-children/comments 2012-12-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/help-to-minimize-the-negative-effects-of-your-colorado-divorce-on-your-children <p>Help to minimize the negative effects of your Colorado divorce on your children:</p> <ul> <li>Confide in your&nbsp;friends and family regarding&nbsp;disagreements with your former spouse and/or&nbsp;your worries about finances. Protect your children from having to hear about&nbsp;these kind Colorado Divorce: Think Twice Before Attempting to Spy on Your Soon to be Ex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-think-twice-before-attempting-to-spy-on-your-soon-to-be-ex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-think-twice-before-attempting-to-spy-on-your-soon-to-be-ex/comments 2012-12-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-think-twice-before-attempting-to-spy-on-your-soon-to-be-ex <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Electronic spying in Family Law Cases&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">The advent of cheap and easily available devices to spy on your ex, or soon ex-to-be, makes it easy to do so.&nbsp;But tread cautiously.&nbsp; Keeping Your Marriage on Track During the Holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-your-marriage-on-track-during-the-holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-your-marriage-on-track-during-the-holidays/comments 2012-12-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-your-marriage-on-track-during-the-holidays <div>The stress of the holidays can take it's toll on your marriage&nbsp;due to financial concerns,&nbsp;entertaining and accomodating&nbsp;holiday company, having your routines disrupted, etc. Work together to minimize your marital stress during the holidays by trying the following:</div> <ul> Colorado Family Law and Pornography Addiction http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-pornography-addiction http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-pornography-addiction/comments 2012-12-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-pornography-addiction <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: 150%; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><b><span style="line-height: 150%; font-size: 12pt">Colorado Family Law and Pornography Addiction</span></b></div> <div style="line-height: 150%; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b><span style="line-height: Dynasty Trusts and Implications for Divorcing Spouses http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dynasty-trusts-and-implications-for-divorcing-spouses http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dynasty-trusts-and-implications-for-divorcing-spouses/comments 2012-12-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dynasty-trusts-and-implications-for-divorcing-spouses <p align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p><font size="3">Dynasty Trusts and Implications for Divorcing Spouses </font><b><font size="3" face="Georgia,Georgia"><font size="3" face="Georgia,Georgia"> <p>What Is a Dynasty Trust?</p> </font></font><font size="3"> <p>Briefly, a dynasty trust is a technique desig Child abductions by parents rises by almost 90% in the past decade http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-abductions-by-parents-rises-by-almost-90-in-the-past-decade http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-abductions-by-parents-rises-by-almost-90-in-the-past-decade/comments 2012-12-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-abductions-by-parents-rises-by-almost-90-in-the-past-decade <p>According to recent data, the number of children abducted and taken abroad illegally by an estranged parent has increased significantly in the past&nbsp;decade.</p> <p>A parent&nbsp;who shares&nbsp;parenting time with the child's other parent&nbsp;in the US has no legal right to take their child Has Substance Abuse Become an Issue in Your Marriage? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/has-substance-abuse-become-an-issue-in-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/has-substance-abuse-become-an-issue-in-your-marriage/comments 2012-12-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/has-substance-abuse-become-an-issue-in-your-marriage <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><b><span style="font-size: 12pt">Substance Abuse and Colorado Divorce</span></b></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b><span style="font-size: 12pt">Introduction</span> Does an Unwed Father Have Parental Rights? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-an-unwed-father-have-parental-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-an-unwed-father-have-parental-rights/comments 2012-12-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-an-unwed-father-have-parental-rights <p>For an unwed father to have parenting time, he must first file for the allocation of parental rights in the county where the child resides. The Colorado courts want both parents involved in the life of the child, barring any endangerment issues. For more information regarding father's rights in t When a Colorado Divorce is Your Final Option: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-a-colorado-divorce-is-your-final-option http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-a-colorado-divorce-is-your-final-option/comments 2012-12-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-a-colorado-divorce-is-your-final-option <p><strong>Find a&nbsp;divorce lawyer&nbsp;who</strong> specializes in Colorado <em>family law</em>. Hiring a lawyer is expensive,but a&nbsp;good and&nbsp;experienced lawyer will usually get you a much better settlement regarding the division of assets and the allocation of parental rights that you Kim Kardashian's divorce still pending after one year http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kim-kardashian-s-divorce-still-pending-after-one-year http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kim-kardashian-s-divorce-still-pending-after-one-year/comments 2012-12-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kim-kardashian-s-divorce-still-pending-after-one-year <p class="206976 first"><noscript class="darts-ad-noscript"></noscript></p> <div id="dart-ad-3-3-402487958" class="dart-ad dart-ad-300x250"> <div class="dart-ad-content">Although over a year has passed since Kim Kardashian filed for divorce in the State of California, she and Kris Humphries&nbsp;a Adjusting to Divorce: Growth in Healing http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/adjusting-to-divorce-growth-in-healing http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/adjusting-to-divorce-growth-in-healing/comments 2012-11-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/adjusting-to-divorce-growth-in-healing <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="font-size: 14pt">Adjusting to Divorce: Growth in Healing</span></b></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="font-size: 14pt">by Bennett Ostroff, Psy.D.</span></b></div> <div sty Colorado Divorce: Do you have a family law matter in Fort Collins? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins/comments 2012-11-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins <p>The Harris Law Firm now has four domestic&nbsp; relations attorneys in our Fort Collins office to serve you. Stephen Vertucci, is a partner with the firm, and the manager of the Fort Collins office. Katherine Ellis, and Thomas Cossitt are associate attorneys in our Northern office. To schedule a Family Law Issues in Weld or Larimer County? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-issues-in-weld-or-larimer-county http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-issues-in-weld-or-larimer-county/comments 2012-11-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-issues-in-weld-or-larimer-county <p>Call The Harris Law Firm, Colorado's Family Law Team, &nbsp;at 303 299 9484</p> Happy Holidays From The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-11-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm <p>To each of you, from&nbsp; all of us at The Harris Law Firm, all the best for a lovely holiday season and a Happy Thanksgiving!</p> <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color: navy; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor The Secret to a Long Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-secret-to-a-long-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-secret-to-a-long-marriage/comments 2012-11-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-secret-to-a-long-marriage <p>I have a friend who has been married for 30 years to a man with whom she had&nbsp;4 children,&nbsp;3 of&nbsp;whom are now grown. As you can imagine, this woman and her husband have had many challenging times in the past 3 decades, including&nbsp;many months of separation while he worked overseas, The Harris Law Firm Welcomes Robert Pomper http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-robert-pomper http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-robert-pomper/comments 2012-11-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-robert-pomper <p>The Harris Law Firm is pleased to announce that Robert Pomper has joined the firm as a Senior Associate. Mr. Pomper has over 20 years of experience as a family law attorney and will be practicing domestic relations law in the firm's Denver office.</p> The Harris Law Firm Wishes You a Happy Holiday Season! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-wishes-you-a-happy-holiday-season http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-wishes-you-a-happy-holiday-season/comments 2012-11-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-wishes-you-a-happy-holiday-season <p>The Harris Law Firm wishes you a bountiful Thanksgiving, a joyous holiday season, and a very happy new year!</p> <p><a href="http://www.holidaygreetingsfromharrisfamilylaw.com" target="_blank"><img width="518" height="588" border="0" alt="" src="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/enewsletter/images/ The Harris Law Firm: Take a look at our "Divorce Recovery" section http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-take-a-look-at-our-divorce-recovery-section http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-take-a-look-at-our-divorce-recovery-section/comments 2012-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-take-a-look-at-our-divorce-recovery-section <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery</a></p> <p>Whatever the reason for your divorce, making the decision to end your marriage is a painful and difficult one.&nbsp; Our relationships begin with the hope for a bright future, but Colorado Divorce and Post Decree Matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-post-decree-matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-post-decree-matters/comments 2012-11-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-post-decree-matters <p>If you have a post decree matter in the State of Colorado, please call The Harris Law Firm. 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The group's goal is to recover from your divorce and rebuild a meaningful life. The 10 week class is open to men and women in all stages of relationship loss. Th Colorado Child Support: Disability Insurance and Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-disability-insurance-and-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-disability-insurance-and-child-support/comments 2012-11-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-disability-insurance-and-child-support <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b><span style="color: #4d4a42; font-size: 10.5pt">How a Parent's Disability Impacts Child Support Payments</span></b></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0.25in"><b><span style="color: #333 An Uptick in Divorces for Those Over 50 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/an-uptick-in-divorces-for-those-over-50 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/an-uptick-in-divorces-for-those-over-50/comments 2012-11-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/an-uptick-in-divorces-for-those-over-50 <p>According to a recent study in Ohio called the &quot;Gray Divorce Revolution&quot;,&nbsp; the divorce rate among&nbsp;couples age&nbsp;50 and over has more than doubled since 1990. The national divorce rate,&nbsp;however,&nbsp;has been&nbsp;trending downwards since&nbsp;it's zenith in the&nbsp;19 Dating After Divorce: When Should I Introduce the Kids? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dating-after-divorce-when-should-i-introduce-the-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dating-after-divorce-when-should-i-introduce-the-kids/comments 2012-10-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dating-after-divorce-when-should-i-introduce-the-kids <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 9pt">Timing is everything&nbsp;when attempting to&nbsp;integrate&nbsp;&quot;his and&nbsp;her&nbsp;children&quot; into&nbsp;a new relationship.&nbsp; The&nbsp;kids have already experienced a loss and may be hesitant to Colorado Divorce: The Harris Law Firm has now 2 offices and 20 lawyers to serve you http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm-has-now-2-offices-and-20-lawyers-to-serve-you http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm-has-now-2-offices-and-20-lawyers-to-serve-you/comments 2012-10-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-harris-law-firm-has-now-2-offices-and-20-lawyers-to-serve-you <p> If you have a family law matter in the State of Colorado, i.e. divorce, legal separation, custody, parenting time, modification of a post-decree issue, step parent adoption, grandparents rights, etc. , please call us to arrange for a consultation at 303 299 9484. We have 20 lawyers, and office Testimonials from Clients of The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/testimonials-from-clients-of-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/testimonials-from-clients-of-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-10-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/testimonials-from-clients-of-the-harris-law-firm <p>Take a look at the new testimonials section for The Harris Law Firm.</p> <p>Take a look to see what our clients are saying about&nbsp;the firm and our attorneys&nbsp;by clicking on the link below:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/denver-divorce-testimonials.cfm">http://www.harrisf Colorado Divorce: Helping Your Adult Children Understand Your Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-your-adult-children-understand-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-your-adult-children-understand-your-divorce/comments 2012-10-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-your-adult-children-understand-your-divorce <p>According to a recent&nbsp;study by AARP, the current divorce rate&nbsp;for couples over the age of&nbsp;50 has&nbsp;almost doubled since 1990.</p> <p>Adult children of divorced parents&nbsp;are often bereft at the news that&nbsp;their over- 50 parents are divorcing,</p> <p>and&nbsp;it is impor Colorado Divorce: Should you settle or go to trial? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-should-you-settle-or-go-to-trial http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-should-you-settle-or-go-to-trial/comments 2012-10-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-should-you-settle-or-go-to-trial <p>If you are involved in a Colorado family law matter, you will either settle your case&nbsp;or you will go to trial.</p> <p>The attorneys at The Harris Law Firm understand that creating a settlement is often in your best interests for a number of reasons.</p> <p>1. Creating a mutually agreed upo Colorado Custody: Parental Matter in Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-parental-matter-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-parental-matter-in-colorado/comments 2012-10-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-parental-matter-in-colorado <p>If you have a Colorado legal matter involving custody, parenting time, or child support, The Harris Law Firm can help.</p> <p>With 20 family law&nbsp;attorneys and&nbsp;offices in Denver and Fort Colliins, we can schedule a consultation for you right away.</p> <p>Call Colorado's Family Law Team Russell Crowe missing his kids while preparing for divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/russell-crowe-missing-his-kids-while-preparing-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/russell-crowe-missing-his-kids-while-preparing-for-divorce/comments 2012-10-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/russell-crowe-missing-his-kids-while-preparing-for-divorce <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>Soon to be divorced actor Russell Crowe&nbsp;revealed his emotional pain&nb Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher to Finally File for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/demi-moore-and-ashton-kutcher-to-finally-file-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/demi-moore-and-ashton-kutcher-to-finally-file-for-divorce/comments 2012-10-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/demi-moore-and-ashton-kutcher-to-finally-file-for-divorce <p id="yui_3_7_2_19_1350911322676_123">After they file for the dissolution of marriage, the couple&nbsp;will divide the enormous fortune that they accumlated during their 6 year marriage. A large settlement for Demi&nbsp;is likely&nbsp;since&nbsp;Ashton earned a total of $24 million last year. While Colorado Divorce: Do you have a family law matter in Fort Collins? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins/comments 2012-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins <p>The Harris Law Firm has offices in Denver and Fort Collins. If you have a family law matter, give us a call to schedule a consultation right away: 303 299 9484</p> Our New Colorado Family Law Educational Series is Coming Soon! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/our-new-colorado-family-law-educational-series-is-coming-soon http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/our-new-colorado-family-law-educational-series-is-coming-soon/comments 2012-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/our-new-colorado-family-law-educational-series-is-coming-soon <p>Watch for The Harris Law Firm's educational series on Colorado family law coming soon. The series will cover topics that include Colorado Divorce, Custody Matters, Spousal Support, Post Decree Issues, Modifications, Step Parent Adoptions, Grandparents Rights , and more!</p> Attorney with The Harris Law Firm, plays Australian Football for the Denver Bulldogs. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-plays-australian-football-for-the-denver-bulldogs http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-plays-australian-football-for-the-denver-bulldogs/comments 2012-10-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-plays-australian-football-for-the-denver-bulldogs <p>Carrie Eckstein, an associate attorney with The Harris Law Firm, plays Australian Football for the Denver Bulldogs.</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The Bulldogs are a women&rsquo;s team in the United States and over the weekend, they played the Australian Rules Football Championships in Mas Russell Crowe working to recover from his separation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/russell-crowe-working-to-recover-from-his-separation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/russell-crowe-working-to-recover-from-his-separation/comments 2012-10-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/russell-crowe-working-to-recover-from-his-separation <p>Working on his craft as a means&nbsp;to recover from a devastating breakup seems to be the answer for Oscar winning actor&nbsp;Russell Crowe. Mr.Crowe and his wife Danielle Spencer have recently&nbsp;filed for divorce&nbsp;to end their 9 year marriage. Crowe has admitted, however, that is was ind Colorado Divorce: Post Decree Matter in Fort Collins? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-matter-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-matter-in-fort-collins/comments 2012-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-matter-in-fort-collins <p>If you have&nbsp;a post decree legal matter in Northern Colorado, please call The Harris Law Firm. With offices in Denver and Fort Collins, our&nbsp;20 lawyers are here to help. To schedule a consultation, please call us at 303 299 9484, and we will arrange a time for you to discuss your post dec Save Your Marriage at the Marriage Boot Camp! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-at-the-marriage-boot-camp http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-at-the-marriage-boot-camp/comments 2012-10-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-at-the-marriage-boot-camp <p>The Marriage Boot Camp is an intense 4 day marriage seminar designed to solve serious relationship problems by utilizing non-threatening games, drills and exercizes to get couples into the very core of the issues that plague their lives. Marriage counselors trust the Marriage Boot Camp and our Ma Post Colorado Divorce: Begin Your Recovery http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-colorado-divorce-begin-your-recovery http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-colorado-divorce-begin-your-recovery/comments 2012-10-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-colorado-divorce-begin-your-recovery <div class="entry-content"> <p style="text-align: left"><strong style="text-align: center"><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">When&nbsp;your relationship has ended, the emotional pain can be debilitating. The challenging effects of the loss of a&nbsp;relationship will touch all Colorado Divorce: Do you have a post decree legal matter? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-post-decree-legal-matter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-post-decree-legal-matter/comments 2012-10-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-you-have-a-post-decree-legal-matter <p>If you have&nbsp;a post decree legal matter, call The Harris Law Firm. With offices in Denver and Fort Collins, our 19 lawyers are here to help. To schedule a consultation, please call us at 303 299 9484, and we will arrange a time for you to discuss your post decree issue with one of our family Colorado Divorce: Let Your Kids Know That Your Divorce is Not Their Fault http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-let-your-kids-know-that-your-divorce-is-not-their-fault http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-let-your-kids-know-that-your-divorce-is-not-their-fault/comments 2012-10-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-let-your-kids-know-that-your-divorce-is-not-their-fault <h3>Clear up misunderstandings</h3> <p>Many children of divorce often believe that they are partly to blame for their parents separation. They recall, for example,&nbsp;instances where&nbsp;they argued with their parents, performed poorly in school, or created problems within the family. To ensure Divorce Recovery Tips http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-tips http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-tips/comments 2012-10-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-tips <p><strong jquery1349465878386="254">Top Ten Tips for Divorce Recovery</strong></p> <p>1. Ask for support from your family and friends</p> <p>2. Allow yourself time to grieve</p> <p>3.&nbsp;Be prepared to go through the stages of the recovery&nbsp;process</p> <p>4.&nbsp;Face each&nbsp;challenge Colorado Divorce: Thank you to The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-thank-you-to-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-thank-you-to-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-10-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-thank-you-to-the-harris-law-firm <p> From a client:</p> <p> <em>Dear Harris Law Firm:</em></p> <p> <em>Thank you for all of your help. I had a great experience with the firm, and the others I worked with.</em></p> <p> <em>Thank you again.</em></p> <p> <em>Nathan</em></p> Colorado Divorce and Custody Matters In Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-matters-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-matters-in-fort-collins/comments 2012-10-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-custody-matters-in-fort-collins <p>Call The Harris Law Firm to&nbsp;arrange for a private consultation&nbsp;with&nbsp;our 3 family law attorneys in our Fort Collins office,</p> <p>now&nbsp;located at 1220 South College Avenue in Suite 200</p> <p>Stephen Vertucci,&nbsp;Esq.&nbsp;is&nbsp;the managing&nbsp;partner of the Fort Colli If you think your Colorado Child Custody case may go to trial: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-think-your-colorado-child-custody-case-may-go-to-trial http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-think-your-colorado-child-custody-case-may-go-to-trial/comments 2012-09-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-think-your-colorado-child-custody-case-may-go-to-trial <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in -31.5pt 0pt 0in">When you are involved in a Colorado child custody case, it is important that you understand that the Courts,</div> <div style="margin: 0in -31.5pt 0pt 0in">and potentially a Child Family Investigator (CFI), will examine both parents conduct, j Colorado Divorce or Custody: Family Law Matter in Fort Collins? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-custody-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-custody-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins/comments 2012-09-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-custody-family-law-matter-in-fort-collins <p>Call The Harris Law Firm, P.C.&nbsp;to schedule an appointment with&nbsp;our family law attorneys in&nbsp;the new&nbsp;Fort Collins office.</p> <p>Our office is now&nbsp;located at 1220 South College Avenue in Suite 200</p> <p>Stephen Vertucci is&nbsp;a partner with the firm and the manager of The Larimer County Bar Association and The Harris Law Firm Invites You: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-larimer-county-bar-association-and-the-harris-law-firm-invites-you http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-larimer-county-bar-association-and-the-harris-law-firm-invites-you/comments 2012-09-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-larimer-county-bar-association-and-the-harris-law-firm-invites-you <p style="text-align: center">The Larimer County Bar Association</p> <p style="text-align: center"><strong>PROFESSIONALISM COMMITTEE AND<br /> YOUNG LAWYER DIVISION INVITE&nbsp;LAWYERS IN FORT COLLINS&nbsp;TO CELEBRATE:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center">At one or more Friday Morning Soci Colorado Divorce: Can my spouse take me off of his health insurance after he filed for divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-can-my-spouse-take-me-off-of-his-health-insurance-after-he-filed-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-can-my-spouse-take-me-off-of-his-health-insurance-after-he-filed-for-divorce/comments 2012-09-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-can-my-spouse-take-me-off-of-his-health-insurance-after-he-filed-for-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 12pt" align="center">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><i>Both parties are restrained, without at least 14 days&rsquo; advance notification and the written consent of the other party or an Order of the Court, from canceling Child Support Arrearages Accrue with Interest http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-arrearages-accrue-with-interest http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-arrearages-accrue-with-interest/comments 2012-08-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-arrearages-accrue-with-interest <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">In re Marriage of Murray, 790 P.2d 868 Child support is the right of the child.</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Child support arrearages are debts which become final money judgments when due and not paid. See &se Upcoming Divorce Seminars Sponsored by Arapahoe Library District http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/upcoming-divorce-seminars-sponsored-by-arapahoe-library-district http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/upcoming-divorce-seminars-sponsored-by-arapahoe-library-district/comments 2012-08-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/upcoming-divorce-seminars-sponsored-by-arapahoe-library-district <p>Margaret Walker, a Colorado family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm is a mediator and a collaborative attorney.</p> <p>On September 18th, she will be discussing financial aspects of divorce at the Smoky Hill Library from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.</p> <p>On September 20th, she will be discussing& Colorado Divorce: Mediation is an affordable alternative to litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-an-affordable-alternative-to-litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-an-affordable-alternative-to-litigation/comments 2012-08-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-an-affordable-alternative-to-litigation <p>If you are filing for the dissolution of marriage and prefer not to hire attorneys to represent you, think about mediation as an alternative to litigation. The Harris Law Firm has three mediators at the firm: Margaret Walker, Carrie Eckstein, and Kevin Massaro. Our mediators work with their clien Colorado Divorce: The "No Fault" Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-no-fault-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-no-fault-law/comments 2012-08-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-no-fault-law <p class="first">Colorado's &quot;No Fault&quot; law pertains to matters regarding domestic&nbsp;relations. When a couple files for the dissolution of marriage, or a&nbsp;legal separation in the State of Colorado, the courts seek to have the&nbsp;parties to the divorce action divide their&nbsp;marit Colorado Divorce: Governor Hickenlooper and Wife File for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-governor-hickenlooper-and-wife-file-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-governor-hickenlooper-and-wife-file-for-divorce/comments 2012-08-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-governor-hickenlooper-and-wife-file-for-divorce <p>Gov. John Hickenlooper and his wife, Helen Thorpe, are separating after 10 years of marriage.&nbsp;</p> <p>The couple has a 10-year-old son, Teddy.</p> <p>The Hickenloopers&nbsp;offered the following statement:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <blockquote> <p>After ten&nbsp;years of marriage that have adde Colorado Divorce: Do women recover from divorce faster than men? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-women-recover-from-divorce-faster-than-men http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-women-recover-from-divorce-faster-than-men/comments 2012-08-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-women-recover-from-divorce-faster-than-men <p>Women deal with loss and grief differently than men. A woman will often immerse herself in her suffering and seek the counsel and support&nbsp;of friends, family, and/or a mental health professional. Men, conversely, will often bury their pain in&nbsp;work, sports, or at their&nbsp;local bar.&nbs Colorado Divorce Vs Annulment or "Declaration of Invalidity" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-vs-annulment-or-declaration-of-invalidity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-vs-annulment-or-declaration-of-invalidity/comments 2012-08-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-vs-annulment-or-declaration-of-invalidity <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1553" title="Peggy Walker" alt="Peggy Walker" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker5.jpg" />Annuling a&nbsp;marriage based on the length of time one has been married&nbsp;depends on the reason for the invalidity.&nbsp; The Colorado&nbsp;statute Thinking about a Colorado Divorce? Your First Call Should Be to a Marriage Counselor http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/thinking-about-a-colorado-divorce-your-first-call-should-be-to-a-marriage-counselor http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/thinking-about-a-colorado-divorce-your-first-call-should-be-to-a-marriage-counselor/comments 2012-08-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/thinking-about-a-colorado-divorce-your-first-call-should-be-to-a-marriage-counselor <p>If your marriage is rocky,&nbsp;begin by scheduling a consultation&nbsp;with a couples counselor to discuss&nbsp;what is going on and what you can do to put your relationship&nbsp;back on track.&nbsp;Talk about the&nbsp;issues that have lead up your current dissatisfaction and what the two of you Colorado Divorce: Helping Kids Cope http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-kids-cope http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-kids-cope/comments 2012-08-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-helping-kids-cope <h3>What does a child need from divorcing parents?</h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><dir><dir> <p>I need both of you to stay involved in my life. Please write letters, make phone calls, and ask me lots of questions. When you do not&nbsp;stay involved, I feel like i am not impor Mediation and Drafting a Settlement Agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-drafting-a-settlement-agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-drafting-a-settlement-agreement/comments 2012-08-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-drafting-a-settlement-agreement <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d">While there are several parts to resolving your case at mediation, one of the most important is drafting a confidential settlement statement for the mediator.&nbsp; The confidential settlement statement forces you to evalua Colorado Divorce: Collaborative Law Keeps the Process Private http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-collaborative-law-keeps-the-process-private http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-collaborative-law-keeps-the-process-private/comments 2012-08-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-collaborative-law-keeps-the-process-private <p>Most people who choose the Collaborative process do so in part for privacy issues.&nbsp; They do not believe that the legal process in which they are going through is anyone&rsquo;s business but their own.</p> <p>Litigation most often requires the filing of motions with the court to establish in Helping Kids Cope: A Family’s Heartbreak - A New Book on Parental Alienation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-kids-cope-a-family-s-heartbreak-a-new-book-on-parental-alienation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-kids-cope-a-family-s-heartbreak-a-new-book-on-parental-alienation/comments 2012-08-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-kids-cope-a-family-s-heartbreak-a-new-book-on-parental-alienation <p><strong>A Family&rsquo;s Heartbreak:</strong></p> <p>A Parent&rsquo;s Introduction to Parental Alienation, is the true story of one parent&rsquo;s struggle to maintain a normal, loving relationship with his young son in the face of overwhelming odds. From the emotionally devastating actions of t Colorado Divorce: Could You Remarry Your Ex? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-could-you-remarry-your-ex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-could-you-remarry-your-ex/comments 2012-08-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-could-you-remarry-your-ex <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>Lena Henderson and Roland Davis,both &nbsp;85 years old,</p> <p>married as Music legend Stevie Wonder, 62, has filed to terminate his 11-year marriage to Kay Morris. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/music-legend-stevie-wonder-62-has-filed-to-terminate-his-11-year-marriage-to-kay-morris http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/music-legend-stevie-wonder-62-has-filed-to-terminate-his-11-year-marriage-to-kay-morris/comments 2012-08-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/music-legend-stevie-wonder-62-has-filed-to-terminate-his-11-year-marriage-to-kay-morris <p>Music legend Stevie Wonder, AKA Stevland Morris,&nbsp;62,&nbsp;has filed&nbsp;to&nbsp;terminate his 11-year marriage to Kay Morris.</p> <p>Mrs. Morris, AKA Kai Millard Morris is a fashion designer .</p> <p>According to court documents,&nbsp;</p> <p>the couple separated&nbsp;in October of 2009, Colorado Divorce: Post-Decree Modifications http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-modifications http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-modifications/comments 2012-08-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-modifications <p>Even after a divorce has been finalized, situations&nbsp;may arise that&nbsp;will&nbsp;require that you&nbsp;modify child support and/or&nbsp;a&nbsp;maintenance&nbsp;agreement.&nbsp; If you are seeking a modification after your divorce, please contact&nbsp;The Harris&nbsp;Law Firm&nbsp; to schedu Anything You Post on Facebook Can and Will Be Used Against You in Your Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/anything-you-post-on-facebook-can-and-will-be-used-against-you-in-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/anything-you-post-on-facebook-can-and-will-be-used-against-you-in-your-divorce/comments 2012-08-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/anything-you-post-on-facebook-can-and-will-be-used-against-you-in-your-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 14pt">Facebook Status Update</span>&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">&ldquo;Any lawyer worth his s Divorced in Colorado? See The Harris Law Firm's New Divorce Recovery Section! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorced-in-colorado-see-the-harris-law-firm-s-new-divorce-recovery-section http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorced-in-colorado-see-the-harris-law-firm-s-new-divorce-recovery-section/comments 2012-08-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorced-in-colorado-see-the-harris-law-firm-s-new-divorce-recovery-section <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery</a></p> <p>Divorce Recovery:</p> <p> <table style="width: 659px; height: 334px" border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h3>A Colorado Divorce: Family Law Matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2012-07-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado <p>Call The Harris Law Firm to schedule an appointment with a family law attorney in our Fort Collins office.</p> <p>Our new Fort Collins office is located at 1220 South College Avenue in Suite 200</p> <p>Stephen Vertucci is&nbsp;a partner with the firm and the manager of the Fort Collins location Saving Your Marriage: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-5-minute-conversations-to-change-your-relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-5-minute-conversations-to-change-your-relationship/comments 2012-07-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-5-minute-conversations-to-change-your-relationship <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>&nbsp;<a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1605295981? Free QUESTIONS ABOUT COLORADO DIVORCE Seminar! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-colorado-divorce-seminar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-colorado-divorce-seminar/comments 2012-07-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-colorado-divorce-seminar <p style="text-align: center">Sign up now for our free Seminar on Wednesday,&nbsp;August 8th&nbsp;from 12 to 1 pm.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><b><u><span style="font-size: 11pt">Questions About a Colorado Divorce? </span></u></b></div> < The Importance of Co-Parenting http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-importance-of-co-parenting http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-importance-of-co-parenting/comments 2012-07-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-importance-of-co-parenting <p>Just because your marriage has ended,&nbsp;your&nbsp;separation from your former spouse&nbsp;will not terminate&nbsp;your interaction as co parents. Hence it is important to create a positive&nbsp;working relationship that focuses&nbsp;on the best interests of your children. Even though your co-p Colorado Divorce: Mediation is the Kindler and Gentler Approach to Ending a Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-the-kindler-and-gentler-approach-to-ending-a-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-the-kindler-and-gentler-approach-to-ending-a-marriage/comments 2012-07-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-the-kindler-and-gentler-approach-to-ending-a-marriage <h2>Alternative Dispute Resolution:</h2> <p>Because our court systems are overburdened, the State of Colorado encourages people to attempt to settle their problems outside of the courtroom by using varying forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR.) Mediation is a specific type of ADR, and a pro Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise: A Model Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/katie-holmes-and-tom-cruise-a-model-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/katie-holmes-and-tom-cruise-a-model-divorce/comments 2012-07-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/katie-holmes-and-tom-cruise-a-model-divorce <p>In the world of celebrity divorces, Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise reached a reasonable&nbsp;settlement in record time.</p> <p>And there was no courtroom drama, no trial, and no Mission Impossible for this dynamic duo.</p> <p>Their process was civil, mature, and not for public consumption.</p> <p Eek! They’re Back – When an Absent Parent Wants to Resume Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eek-they-re-back-when-an-absent-parent-wants-to-resume-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eek-they-re-back-when-an-absent-parent-wants-to-resume-parenting-time/comments 2012-07-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eek-they-re-back-when-an-absent-parent-wants-to-resume-parenting-time <p><b>Eek! They&rsquo;re Back &ndash; When an Absent Parent Wants to Resume Parenting Time</b></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Parents abandon their children for&nbsp;a variety of&nbsp;reasons that can include drugs, alcohol, mental health issues, or even an affair. Others&nbsp;simply become s The Harris Law Firm Presents an Ethics CLE in Larimer County http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-presents-an-ethics-cle-in-larimer-county http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-presents-an-ethics-cle-in-larimer-county/comments 2012-07-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-presents-an-ethics-cle-in-larimer-county <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="color: #1f497d">Who: The Harris Law Firm and the Larimer County Bar Association</span></b></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="color: #1f497d">What</span></b><span style="color: #1f497d">: Ethics CLE and Reception </ Protect Your Children From the Pain of Your Divorce. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protect-your-children-from-the-pain-of-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protect-your-children-from-the-pain-of-your-divorce/comments 2012-07-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protect-your-children-from-the-pain-of-your-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 14pt">Parents involved in a Colorado divorce must seek to protect their children from the pain of their&nbsp;decision to separate&nbsp;before, during and after the dissolution of ma This New Book is the Perfect Gift from Moms to Daughters! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-the-perfect-gift-from-moms-to-daughters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-the-perfect-gift-from-moms-to-daughters/comments 2012-07-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-the-perfect-gift-from-moms-to-daughters <p>&quot;Wisdom and Recipes&quot; is a&nbsp;new book for mothers and daughters by Colorado author Heidi Culbertson.&nbsp;This volume&nbsp;is a must read new book for young women who are starting to grow up and become more independent. Written for women, and specifically for mothers and daughters, th Can Your Colorado Divorce be Collaborative? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-colorado-divorce-be-collaborative http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-colorado-divorce-be-collaborative/comments 2012-07-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-colorado-divorce-be-collaborative <h3>Putting your children's needs ahead of your own during the split can make the process less acrimonious</h3> <p>Author: Jen Weigel -chicagotribune.com - July 2012</p> <p>(Submitted by Margaret Walker, Esq., senior attorney, mediator and collaborative lawyer with The Harris Law Firm in Denver, C The Harris Law Firm Adds New Online Chat Feature to the Website! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-adds-new-online-chat-feature-to-the-website http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-adds-new-online-chat-feature-to-the-website/comments 2012-07-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-adds-new-online-chat-feature-to-the-website <p>Go to <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">www.harrisfamilylaw.com</a>, and access our online chat feature to discuss your Colorado family law matter!</p> <p>You can also give us a call to arrange for a consultation with one of our lawyers: 303 299 9484</p> Sign Up Now for Our Free Divorce Seminar on July 19th From 12 to 1 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-now-for-our-free-divorce-seminar-on-july-19th-from-12-to-1 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-now-for-our-free-divorce-seminar-on-july-19th-from-12-to-1/comments 2012-07-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-now-for-our-free-divorce-seminar-on-july-19th-from-12-to-1 <p>Questions About Divorce?</p> <p>Come to The Harris Law Firm's Free Seminar on Thursday July 19th from 12 to 1 pm</p> <p>1125 17th Street - Suite 1820</p> <p>Denver, CO 80202</p> <p>Join Senior Attorney and Mediator, Margaret Walker, Esq and learn more!</p> <p>RSVP at 303 299 9484</p> Divorce Coaching: Learning to Co-Parent with Your Former Spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-coaching-learning-to-co-parent-with-your-former-spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-coaching-learning-to-co-parent-with-your-former-spouse/comments 2012-07-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-coaching-learning-to-co-parent-with-your-former-spouse <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><b>Divorce Coaching: Learning to Co-Parent with Your Former Spouse</b></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Are you tired of your emotions getting in the way of completing your divorce process?</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0i Colorado Custody: DNA testing: What is a “Father”? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-dna-testing-what-is-a-father http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-dna-testing-what-is-a-father/comments 2012-07-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-dna-testing-what-is-a-father <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Under Colorado law, a child can only have one presumed natural Father,</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">and DNA test results do not necessarily answer the question of who a child&rsquo;s Father is.& Colorado Custody: The Do's and Don'ts of Child Custody Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-the-do-s-and-don-ts-of-child-custody-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-the-do-s-and-don-ts-of-child-custody-cases/comments 2012-07-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-the-do-s-and-don-ts-of-child-custody-cases <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center">GENERAL CUSTODY CASE TIPS AND SUGGESTIONS</div> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">If&nbsp;you are involved in a case that could involve a custody disp "Marriages Come and Go, but Divorce is Forever." Nora Ephron http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-marriages-come-and-go-but-divorce-is-forever-nora-ephron http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-marriages-come-and-go-but-divorce-is-forever-nora-ephron/comments 2012-06-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-marriages-come-and-go-but-divorce-is-forever-nora-ephron <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;<em>Marriages come and go, but Divorce is Forever</em>.&quot; This is a recent quote by the late Nora Ephron. Ms Ephron's was a writer and director whose work included &quot;Sleepless in Seattle&quot;, &quot;When Harry Met Sally&quot;, and &quot;Heartburn&quot;, a film that w Colorado Child Custody: Relocating With the Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-relocating-with-the-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-relocating-with-the-child/comments 2012-06-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-relocating-with-the-child <p>Many parents involved in custody disputes struggle with the question of whether they should relocate out of the state of Colorado. Whether a parent is forced to relocate due to employment or chooses to relocate to be closer to family, it is important to consider the right time to request your rel Millionaire Vanishes After Wife Asks for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/millionaire-vanishes-after-wife-asks-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/millionaire-vanishes-after-wife-asks-for-divorce/comments 2012-06-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/millionaire-vanishes-after-wife-asks-for-divorce <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <h6>Florida millionaire Guma Aguiar is still missing at sea. He disappeared fr New Divorce Study by Harvard Ph.D. Shows that More Women Initate the Process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-divorce-study-by-harvard-ph-d-shows-that-more-women-initate-the-process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-divorce-study-by-harvard-ph-d-shows-that-more-women-initate-the-process/comments 2012-06-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-divorce-study-by-harvard-ph-d-shows-that-more-women-initate-the-process <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none">A recent study by a Harvard educated Ph.D. has indicated that 2/3 of the divorce Colorado Custody: Wallerstein Studied the Effects of Divorce on Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-wallerstein-studied-the-effects-of-divorce-on-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-wallerstein-studied-the-effects-of-divorce-on-children/comments 2012-06-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-wallerstein-studied-the-effects-of-divorce-on-children <p itemprop="articleBody">Judith S. Wallerstein, a psychologist who touched off a national debate about the consequences of divorce by reporting that it hurt children more than previously thought, with the pain continuing well into adulthood, died on Monday in Piedmont, Calif. She was 90.</p> <p it Colorado Divorce: Divorce Rate for Those Over 50 has Doubled in Recent Years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-rate-for-those-over-50-has-doubled-in-recent-years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-rate-for-those-over-50-has-doubled-in-recent-years/comments 2012-06-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-rate-for-those-over-50-has-doubled-in-recent-years <p>Divorce rates in the US&nbsp;have generally&nbsp;remained constant&nbsp;with the exeption of the baby boomer generation.&nbsp;A recent report by&nbsp;<a target="_hplink" href="http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/47211718#47211718">MSNBC</a>&nbsp;stated, &quot;the divorce rate of those 50 and The Harris Law Firm has joined forces with the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Clinic http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-has-joined-forces-with-the-rocky-mountain-children-s-law-clinic http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-has-joined-forces-with-the-rocky-mountain-children-s-law-clinic/comments 2012-06-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-has-joined-forces-with-the-rocky-mountain-children-s-law-clinic <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The Harris Law Firm has joined forces with the Rocky Mountain Children's Law Clinic to provide legal services to children whose parents&rsquo; are involved in protection order proceedings in the Denver County Protection Order Court.&nbsp; RMCLC has pro Colorado Divorce:The US Divorce Rate has Doubled Since 1960 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-us-divorce-rate-has-doubled-since-1960 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-us-divorce-rate-has-doubled-since-1960/comments 2012-06-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-us-divorce-rate-has-doubled-since-1960 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span class="firstletter">T</span>he rate of divorce in the United States&nbsp;has increased by 50% since 1960, according to the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia. Though divorce rates leveled off during the recession, competition among divorce lawyers has inc Parental Consent Not Required for a Non-Parent to Petition for APR http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-consent-not-required-for-a-non-parent-to-petition-for-apr http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-consent-not-required-for-a-non-parent-to-petition-for-apr/comments 2012-06-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-consent-not-required-for-a-non-parent-to-petition-for-apr <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><i>In Re B.B.O</i>., 2012 CO. 40 No. 10SC623</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">On May 29, 2012, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its ruling in the matter of &ldquo;In the Interest of Child: B.B.O.&rdquo;&nbsp Unmarried Fathers: Child Support, and Custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/unmarried-fathers-child-support-and-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/unmarried-fathers-child-support-and-custody/comments 2012-06-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/unmarried-fathers-child-support-and-custody <p>For an unmarried father to have parenting time in the State of Colorado, he must first file for the allocation of parental rights (APR)&nbsp;in the county where the child resides.</p> <p>( If he is not on the birth certificate, he must begin the process by establishing paternity.&nbsp;To confirm Colorado Divorce: Who Gets Custody of the Family Pet? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-who-gets-custody-of-the-family-pet http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-who-gets-custody-of-the-family-pet/comments 2012-06-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-who-gets-custody-of-the-family-pet <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: black">Pets and Divorce</span></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: black">&nbsp;</span></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: black">If you are going through a divorc Colorado Child Support: Failure to Pay Court-Ordered Child Support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-failure-to-pay-court-ordered-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-failure-to-pay-court-ordered-child-support/comments 2012-06-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-failure-to-pay-court-ordered-child-support <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/richard-harris1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-529" title="richard-harris1" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/02/richard-harris1.jpg" /></a>Did you know that there are potential criminal ramifications for failure to pay child support? Courtney Cox and David Arquette File for Divorce:Can they still be friends? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courtney-cox-and-david-arquette-file-for-divorce-can-they-still-be-friends http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courtney-cox-and-david-arquette-file-for-divorce-can-they-still-be-friends/comments 2012-06-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courtney-cox-and-david-arquette-file-for-divorce-can-they-still-be-friends <p><strong>David Arquette</strong> filed&nbsp;pro se&nbsp;to divorce his wife of 13 years, <strong>Courteney Cox.&nbsp; T</strong>he pair cited &quot;irreconcilable differences&quot; as the</p> <p>reason for the divorce, and Mr.&nbsp;Arquette&nbsp;has&nbsp;asked&nbsp;for joint&nbsp;parenting time&n Colorado Custody: Summer is a Good Time to Review Your Parenting Plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-summer-is-a-good-time-to-review-your-parenting-plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-summer-is-a-good-time-to-review-your-parenting-plan/comments 2012-06-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-summer-is-a-good-time-to-review-your-parenting-plan <p>Summer&nbsp;is a good time to review your&nbsp;parenting plan&nbsp;to see which parent, or if both parents, are to decide which school the children should attend and who is to register the children.</p> <p>If one parent has &quot;sole decision making&quot; regarding the education of the children Colorado Divorce: Save your marriage by calling a therapist first http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-save-your-marriage-by-calling-a-therapist-first http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-save-your-marriage-by-calling-a-therapist-first/comments 2012-06-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-save-your-marriage-by-calling-a-therapist-first <p>If you are experiencing marital problems, calling a Colorado&nbsp;family law attorney should be your last phone call, not your first one!</p> <p>Begin by talking with a qualified&nbsp;marriage counselor&nbsp;together to discuss how you can get your marriage back on track.</p> <p>Honest and open Colorado Divorce, Child Support or Custody Matter in Weld or Larimer Counties? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-child-support-or-custody-matter-in-weld-or-larimer-counties http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-child-support-or-custody-matter-in-weld-or-larimer-counties/comments 2012-06-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-child-support-or-custody-matter-in-weld-or-larimer-counties <p>Call The Harris Law Firm to schedule an appointment with a family law attorney in our Fort Collins office.</p> <p>Our new Fort Collins office is located at 1220 South College Avenue in Suite 200</p> <p>Stephen Vertucci is&nbsp;a partner with the firm and the manager of the Fort Collins location Colorado Divorce, Custody, and Relocation Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-custody-and-relocation-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-custody-and-relocation-cases/comments 2012-06-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-custody-and-relocation-cases <p class="largebody">Colorado relocation law requires the Court considering such a request, to determine whether the parent's&nbsp;relocation with the child&nbsp;&ldquo;is in the best interests of the child.&quot; The court will consider all relevant circumstances, including parenting time factors, Top 5 Questions to Ask When Consulting with a Colorado Divorce Attorney http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-5-questions-to-ask-when-consulting-with-a-colorado-divorce-attorney http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-5-questions-to-ask-when-consulting-with-a-colorado-divorce-attorney/comments 2012-06-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-5-questions-to-ask-when-consulting-with-a-colorado-divorce-attorney <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><u><strong>Top 5 Questions to Ask When Consulting with a Divorce Attorney</strong></u></div> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt">By: Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm</div> <div style="text-ali Colorado Divorce: Legislative Conflicts for Same-Sex Marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-legislative-conflicts-for-same-sex-marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-legislative-conflicts-for-same-sex-marriages/comments 2012-06-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-legislative-conflicts-for-same-sex-marriages <p>The 1996 Defense of Marriage Act rejected federal recognition of same-sex marriages in the United States and abroad and declared that no state need recognize a same-sex marriage in another state. The conflict between state and federal law - and between states - creates double worlds for gay marri Colorado Divorce: Preparing for a Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-preparing-for-a-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-preparing-for-a-divorce/comments 2012-06-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-preparing-for-a-divorce <p>&bull; <strong>Set up your own bank accounts. </strong>Whether your deposits come from wages, investments, or divorce funding, you'll want to keep your money (and information about its sources) separate from your spouse's funds.</p> <p>&bull; <strong>Apply for your own credit card(s).</strong> Y Colorado Custody:Talking to Your Children About Your Decision to Divorce in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-talking-to-your-children-about-your-decision-to-divorce-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-talking-to-your-children-about-your-decision-to-divorce-in-colorado/comments 2012-06-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-talking-to-your-children-about-your-decision-to-divorce-in-colorado <p>When you are&nbsp;certain of your plans to separate, talk to your kids about your decision to live apart. If possible, have both parents present for this&nbsp;discussion, and&nbsp;try not to be angry or assign blame to the other parent. You might even consider a practice&nbsp;run&nbsp;so that you The Divorce Hotel May Soon Offer U.S. Couples a Weekend Getaway - from each other http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-divorce-hotel-may-soon-offer-u-s-couples-a-weekend-getaway-from-each-other http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-divorce-hotel-may-soon-offer-u-s-couples-a-weekend-getaway-from-each-other/comments 2012-05-29T01:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-divorce-hotel-may-soon-offer-u-s-couples-a-weekend-getaway-from-each-other <p>At the Divorce Hotel in the Netherlands, unhappily married couples can check out of their marriages with a weekend package that includes lawyers, mediators,&nbsp;psychologists,&nbsp;and luxury accommodations.</p> <p>The couples&nbsp;arrive on Friday,&nbsp;check into&nbsp;separate rooms, &nbsp;an Colorado Divorce and Authoritative Parenting http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-authoritative-parenting http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-authoritative-parenting/comments 2012-05-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-authoritative-parenting <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><b><u>Authoritative Parenting</u></b></div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0p Colorado Divorce: Stepfamilies and Blended Families http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-stepfamilies-and-blended-families http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-stepfamilies-and-blended-families/comments 2012-05-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-stepfamilies-and-blended-families <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><b><u>Stepfamilies and Blended Families</u></b></div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: ju Colorado Divorce: Divorce Recovery Counseling http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-recovery-counseling http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-recovery-counseling/comments 2012-05-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-recovery-counseling <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><b><u>Divorce Recovery Counseling</u></b></div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; Rich Harris: Colorado Family Law Attorney, Business Leader, and Humanitarian http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-colorado-family-law-attorney-business-leader-and-humanitarian http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-colorado-family-law-attorney-business-leader-and-humanitarian/comments 2012-05-22T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-colorado-family-law-attorney-business-leader-and-humanitarian <h5>Rich Harris: Colorado Family Lawyer, Business Leader, and Humanitarian</h5> <p>By M. Taylor Oaks</p> <p>Rich Harris, President of&nbsp;<a title="The Harris Law Firm" href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/" target="_blank">The Harris Law Firm</a> is a family lawyer practicing in Denver, Colorado Save Your Marriage By Avoiding the "Blame Game" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-avoiding-the-blame-game http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-avoiding-the-blame-game/comments 2012-05-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-by-avoiding-the-blame-game <p><br /> <br /> Denver therapist, Jim Neuman, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., discusses the traumatic impact of divorce and the negative defense mechanisms often employed by both parties during dissolution of marriage cases.&nbsp; He encourages divorcing couples,and couples who are attempting to stay together, Colorado Divorce: Can a Parent File to Relinquish Their Parental Rights? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-can-a-parent-file-to-relinquish-their-parental-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-can-a-parent-file-to-relinquish-their-parental-rights/comments 2012-05-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-can-a-parent-file-to-relinquish-their-parental-rights <p>The relinquishment of a biological parent's&nbsp;parental rights in the State of Colorado&nbsp;is possible when a step-parent adoption is in progress. The courts do not want&nbsp;the biological parent to surrender their obligations to&nbsp;the child(ren) before there is step-parent who is willing New Book by Forensic Accountant Discusses the Discovery of Assets Prior to a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-by-forensic-accountant-discusses-the-discovery-of-assets-prior-to-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-by-forensic-accountant-discusses-the-discovery-of-assets-prior-to-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-05-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-by-forensic-accountant-discusses-the-discovery-of-assets-prior-to-a-colorado-divorce <p>A&nbsp;new book by forensic accounting expert, Mark Kohn is called&nbsp;<a target="_hplink" href="http://www.amazon.com/How-They-Stash-Cash-ebook/dp/B007DXMX5M">How They Stash the Cash</a>.</p> <p>This new&nbsp;volume&nbsp;shows how people who are filing for divorce attempt to&nbsp;hide marital Colorado Divorce: Providing a Good Role Model for Your Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-providing-a-good-role-model-for-your-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-providing-a-good-role-model-for-your-children/comments 2012-05-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-providing-a-good-role-model-for-your-children <p>According to Bill McLeod, author of &quot;<em>KICKIN BUTT AS A SINGLE PARENT&quot;</em>,</p> <p>divorced parents should always seek to be good role models for their children.</p> <p>He says, &quot;children may not always listen to you,</p> <p>but they will never fail to imitate you.&quot;</p> More Work to be Accomplished on the Colorado Civil Unions Bill http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-work-to-be-accomplished-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-bill http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-work-to-be-accomplished-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-bill/comments 2012-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-work-to-be-accomplished-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-bill <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Helvetica&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">The Colorado&nb Colorado Divorce Question: Stepparent Decision Making for Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-question-stepparent-decision-making-for-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-question-stepparent-decision-making-for-children/comments 2012-05-10T16:47:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-question-stepparent-decision-making-for-children <p>Q: I have joint parenting time with my former spouse. My new spouse wants to share in decision making. Can I give her that right?</p> <p><br /> A: Unless a stepparent has court ordered &quot;third party rights&quot;, a biological parent cannot simply confer rights to their stepparent/spouse to Colorado Divorce: Filing an Appeal or Request for Reconsideration http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-filing-an-appeal-or-request-for-reconsideration http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-filing-an-appeal-or-request-for-reconsideration/comments 2012-05-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-filing-an-appeal-or-request-for-reconsideration <p style="line-height: normal; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px"><font size="2" face="Arial"><br /> If a Colorado court has already ruled on in your family law case, you may be able to file a motion with the court&nbsp;to:</font></p> <p style="line-height: normal; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom Colorado Divorce: Dividing Marital Property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-dividing-marital-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-dividing-marital-property/comments 2012-05-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-dividing-marital-property <p style="text-align: center"><strong>Colorado Divorce and </strong></p> <p style="text-align: center"><strong>PROPERTY DISTRIBUTION</strong></p> <p>Colorado is an equitable distribution state. This means&nbsp;if the parties cannot agree, the property will be distributed in an equitable fashion, b Divorce in Colorado: For Women Over 50 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-in-colorado-for-women-over-50 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-in-colorado-for-women-over-50/comments 2012-05-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-in-colorado-for-women-over-50 <p>Going through a divorce after the age of&nbsp;50 can leave a woman heartbroken, afraid, and worried about money.&nbsp; To be suddenly told by a husband of many decades that&nbsp; their marriage is over and she&nbsp;must start working again and fending for herself is frightening.</p> <p>For women Colorado Custody: Step Parents and Parental Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-step-parents-and-parental-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-step-parents-and-parental-rights/comments 2012-05-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-step-parents-and-parental-rights <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Step parents are often at their wits end about how to handle&nbsp;parenting issues&nbsp;when&nbsp;they are not obtaining the support of, or have communication&nbsp;with, the former spouse.</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div styl Colorado Family Law: Recent CFI Changes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-recent-cfi-changes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-recent-cfi-changes/comments 2012-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-recent-cfi-changes <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><b><span style="font-size: 12pt">Recent CFI Changes</span></b></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b>&nbsp;</b></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0p Colorado Custody: Have Some Summer Fun with Your Kids! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-have-some-summer-fun-with-your-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-have-some-summer-fun-with-your-kids/comments 2012-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-have-some-summer-fun-with-your-kids <p>If you have been through a Colorado divorce, or are legally separated,&nbsp;have some summer fun with your kids as a single parent:</p> <p>1. Adventure Golf and Raceway: Miniature golf and electric go carts! <a href="http://www.adventuregoldandraceway.com">www.adventuregoldandraceway.com</a></p> Saving Your Marriage by Dr.Parrott http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-by-dr-parrott http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-by-dr-parrott/comments 2012-04-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-by-dr-parrott <p><a onclick="if (typeof(SitbReader) != 'undefined') { SitbReader.LightboxActions.openReader('sib_dp_pt'); return false; }" href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/0310492408/ref=sib_dp_pt#reader-link"><img id="prodImage" border="0" alt="Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts: Seven Questions to Ask B The Harris Law Firm Welcomes Lawyer #20! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-lawyer-20 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-lawyer-20/comments 2012-04-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-lawyer-20 <p>The Harris Law Firm is pleased to welcome another new associate!</p> <p>Thomas P. Cossit, Esq.&nbsp;has joined the firm and will be working in our Fort Collins office.</p> <p>A skilled litigator, Mr. Cossit will be handling family law matters throughout the State of Colorado.</p> <p>The Harris Colorado Divorce: When Can a Child Decide on Parenting Time? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-when-can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-when-can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time/comments 2012-04-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-when-can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><i><span style="color: black">In the State&nbsp;of Colorado, there is no statute that references a specific age at which a child can determine the parent with whom they wish to live.&nbsp;A parent&nbsp;can file a motion with the Court requesting a modi Colorado Divorce and Sole Proprietorships http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-sole-proprietorships http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-sole-proprietorships/comments 2012-04-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-sole-proprietorships <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">Sole proprietorships are usually challenging for the owner in a dissolution.&nbsp; Since a sole proprietorship is a pass-through entity for tax purposes, the owner is responsible for paying the taxes on the Colorado Divorce: Talking to Your Children Together http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-talking-to-your-children-together http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-talking-to-your-children-together/comments 2012-04-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-talking-to-your-children-together <p>When you and your spouse decide to separate and divorce, it is important to tell the children together (or if that is not possible) tell them the same thing.&nbsp; Children will have been aware of the problems in the relationship and may have been worrying about a divorce.&nbsp; They may be conce LGBT Families: Please join us for a free panel discussion on May 10th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lgbt-families-please-join-us-for-a-free-panel-discussion-on-may-10th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lgbt-families-please-join-us-for-a-free-panel-discussion-on-may-10th/comments 2012-04-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lgbt-families-please-join-us-for-a-free-panel-discussion-on-may-10th <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><i><span style="color: black; font-size: 14pt">Strategies for LGBT Individuals, Couples, and Families</span></i></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0i The Emotional Rollercoaster of a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-emotional-rollercoaster-of-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-emotional-rollercoaster-of-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-04-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-emotional-rollercoaster-of-a-colorado-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><i><span style="font-size: 12pt">The emotional rollercoaster of divorce:</span></i></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><i><span style="font-size: 12pt">Attorneys are The AARP Bulletin Recognizes Beth Wilkins, a Paralegal at The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-aarp-bulletin-recognizes-beth-wilkins-a-paralegal-at-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-aarp-bulletin-recognizes-beth-wilkins-a-paralegal-at-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-04-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-aarp-bulletin-recognizes-beth-wilkins-a-paralegal-at-the-harris-law-firm <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Beth Wilkins, a paralegal with The Harris Law Firm, is an active volunteer with Wills on Wheels. The organization is a volunteer committee of paralegals and attorneys throughout the Denver area.</span Frequently Asked Questions regarding LGBT Colorado Family Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/frequently-asked-questions-regarding-lgbt-colorado-family-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/frequently-asked-questions-regarding-lgbt-colorado-family-law/comments 2012-04-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/frequently-asked-questions-regarding-lgbt-colorado-family-law <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><b><u><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">Frequently Asked Questions in LGBT Family Law</span></u></b></div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-s Marc Anthony Files to Divorce Jennifer Lopez http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marc-anthony-files-to-divorce-jennifer-lopez http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marc-anthony-files-to-divorce-jennifer-lopez/comments 2012-04-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marc-anthony-files-to-divorce-jennifer-lopez <p>Singer Marc Anthony has officially filed for divorce from&nbsp;Jennifer Lopez, his wife of 7 years.</p> <p>Anthony has cited &quot;irreconcilable differences&quot; and has requested joint custody of their two children.</p> <p>Mr. Anthony and Ms. Lopez have four-year-old twins, Max and Emme.</p> Colorado Custoday:Child Support or Parenting Time Issue in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custoday-child-support-or-parenting-time-issue-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custoday-child-support-or-parenting-time-issue-in-northern-colorado/comments 2012-04-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custoday-child-support-or-parenting-time-issue-in-northern-colorado <p>Call The Harris Law Firm, with offices in Denver and Fort Collins,</p> <p>to schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers to discuss your Colorado Family Law issue.</p> <p>The Harris Law Firm handles cases throughout Northern Colorado: Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, Weld, Larimer, etc. .</ Zen and the Art of Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/zen-and-the-art-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/zen-and-the-art-of-divorce/comments 2012-04-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/zen-and-the-art-of-divorce <p>Who knew that British comedian Russell Brand was also a philosopher?</p> <p>After obtaining a divorce from pop singer Katy Perry, the comedian turned philosopher says that he does not intend&nbsp;to dwell on his failed marriage because he finds&nbsp;that it is&nbsp;&ldquo;meaningless&rdquo; to h Was the Kardashian Wedding a Publicity Stunt? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/was-the-kardashian-wedding-a-publicity-stunt http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/was-the-kardashian-wedding-a-publicity-stunt/comments 2012-04-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/was-the-kardashian-wedding-a-publicity-stunt <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p><strong>Kris Humphries</strong> says that he will not divorce <strong>Kim K Check Out The Harris Law Firm's New Divorce Recovery Section! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-the-harris-law-firm-s-new-divorce-recovery-section http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-the-harris-law-firm-s-new-divorce-recovery-section/comments 2012-04-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-the-harris-law-firm-s-new-divorce-recovery-section <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-our-new-divorce-recovery-section">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-our-new-divorce-recovery-section</a></p> <p>The Divorce Recovery Section&nbsp;is an ongoing list of &quot;Partners&quot; to The Harris Law Firm who can hel New Book Shares the Secrets of Happily Married Women http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-shares-the-secrets-of-happily-married-women http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-shares-the-secrets-of-happily-married-women/comments 2012-03-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-shares-the-secrets-of-happily-married-women <p>&nbsp;In author Iris Krasnow's new book, she&nbsp;interviewed 200 happily married women who have been with their husbands from 15 to 70 years. The inverviewees share&nbsp;how they have stayed &nbsp;married in a culture where 50% of all marriages in the&nbsp;US&nbsp;end in divorce.</p> <p>Her new Colorado Divorce: Separate Vs. Marital Property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-separate-vs-marital-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-separate-vs-marital-property/comments 2012-03-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-separate-vs-marital-property <p><font size="3">Once an interest is deemed to be &ldquo;property,&rdquo; a court must then determine whether such property is marital or separate for purposes of dividing the marital property. <i>Hunt</i>, 909 P.2d 525, 529 (Colo. 1995).&nbsp;Under the Act, &ldquo;marital property&rdquo; is define Colorado Divorce: Are we common law married? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-we-common-law-married http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-we-common-law-married/comments 2012-03-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-we-common-law-married <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt">A:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>There are no clean-cut designations that determine whether someone is common law married or not. All that needs to be shown is that the two of you in Colorado Divorce: Being calm, rational, and organized is the best way to prepare. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-being-calm-rational-and-organized-is-the-best-way-to-prepare http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-being-calm-rational-and-organized-is-the-best-way-to-prepare/comments 2012-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-being-calm-rational-and-organized-is-the-best-way-to-prepare <div id="leftRail" class="fleft clearfix article"> <div class="body contains_vestpocket"> <p>For most people, the experience of divorce is a highly emotional one, and the accompanying feelings of anxiety and stress can be overwhelming. When&nbsp;our emotional states become&nbsp;erratic , our judge Colorado Custody: Helping Your Kids Cope with a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-your-kids-cope-with-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-your-kids-cope-with-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-your-kids-cope-with-a-colorado-divorce <p>Talk to your children about how they are feeling during this difficult time. Divorce can leave deep emotional scars on children, and communicating with them about what is going on is imperative to their healing process. Be there for them when they&nbsp;need you,&nbsp;and discuss how this transiti More Divorces Filed in the First Quarter of the Year http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-divorces-filed-in-the-first-quarter-of-the-year http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-divorces-filed-in-the-first-quarter-of-the-year/comments 2012-03-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-divorces-filed-in-the-first-quarter-of-the-year <p>According to&nbsp;a recent&nbsp;analysis by <a target="_blank" href="http://www.multivu.com/mnr/53617-findlaw-com-free-consumer-legal-information-march-new-divorce-month">Findlaw.com</a>, a consumer legal advice website, the month of March is the most popular</p> <p>time for couples to file for Free "Questions About Divorce?" Seminar at The Harris Law Firm on 4/12/12 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar-at-the-harris-law-firm-on-4/12/12 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar-at-the-harris-law-firm-on-4/12/12/comments 2012-03-19T07:26:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar-at-the-harris-law-firm-on-4/12/12 <p>Please join us on Thursday,</p> <p>April 12th from 12 to 1</p> <p>at The Harris Law Firm for our free monthly divorce seminar.</p> <p>Senior Attorney, Margaret Walker will be presenting.</p> <p>The seminar is held at our offices:</p> <p>1125 17th St, Suite 1820</p> <p>To RSVP - call us at 3 INTERNET SAFETY for COLORADO KIDS http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-for-colorado-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-for-colorado-kids/comments 2012-03-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-for-colorado-kids <p style="text-align: center"><b><span style="layout-grid-mode: line; font-size: 26pt">CHEEZO</span></b></p> <p style="text-align: center">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center"><span style="layout-grid-mode: line; font-size: 26pt"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; font-size: 12pt; Your Day in a Colorado Divorce Court: Dress for Success http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-day-in-a-colorado-divorce-court-dress-for-success http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-day-in-a-colorado-divorce-court-dress-for-success/comments 2012-03-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-day-in-a-colorado-divorce-court-dress-for-success <div id="yui_3_3_0_1_1331751558249740" class="yog-col yog-11u"> <div id="yui_3_3_0_1_1331751558249739" class="yom-mod yom-art-content "> <div class="bd"> <p class="first">&nbsp;</p> <p>When you are about to appear in a Colorado&nbsp;Family Law&nbsp;Court regarding&nbsp;your divorce or custody ca Could Colorado Soon See Changes to Laws Regarding Spousal Support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-colorado-soon-see-changes-to-laws-regarding-spousal-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-colorado-soon-see-changes-to-laws-regarding-spousal-support/comments 2012-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-colorado-soon-see-changes-to-laws-regarding-spousal-support <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Here are two views on Massachusetts&rsquo; new maintenance laws:</span></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt"><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/09/opinion/murphy-alimony-overhaul-con/index Colorado Divorce: Online Child Support Calculator http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-online-child-support-calculator http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-online-child-support-calculator/comments 2012-03-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-online-child-support-calculator <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <b><u><span style="color: #1f497d">Child support calculator:</span></u></b></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"> &nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt"> <i><span style="color: blue; font-size: 12pt"><a href="htt Free "Questions About Divorce?" Seminar on Thursday, April 12, from 12 to 1 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar-on-thursday-april-12-from-12-to-1 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar-on-thursday-april-12-from-12-to-1/comments 2012-03-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar-on-thursday-april-12-from-12-to-1 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Questions about divorce, legal separation, or child custody?</p> <p>Join Margaret Walker, Esq.</p> <p>and come to our free seminar on Thursday, April 12th from 12 pm to 1 pm at:</p> <p>The Harris Law Firm:</p> <p>1125 17th Street</p> <p>(17th and Lawrence in the Chase Bank Bui Creating a Post-Colorado Divorce Plan for Your Future http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-post-colorado-divorce-plan-for-your-future http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-post-colorado-divorce-plan-for-your-future/comments 2012-03-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-post-colorado-divorce-plan-for-your-future <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: left; line-height: 12pt; margin: 0in 0in 12pt"><span style="color: #666666; font-size: 10pt">The key to life after divorce is to follow a Colorado post-divorce plan. With so many things affecting your life during and after your divorce, a plan can bring a lot o Colorado Custody: Mom and Dad's Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-mom-and-dad-s-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-mom-and-dad-s-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-03-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-mom-and-dad-s-colorado-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: 13.5pt; margin: auto 0in; background: white"><b><font size="6"><font size="3">Dear Mom and Dad:</font></font></b></div> <div style="line-height: 13.5pt; background: white"><span style="color: #4e4e4e; font-size: 8.5pt">I know you are divorcing, and you say it Filing for Annulment (Declaration of Invalidity) or a Colorado Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-for-annulment-declaration-of-invalidity-or-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-for-annulment-declaration-of-invalidity-or-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-03-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-for-annulment-declaration-of-invalidity-or-a-colorado-divorce <p>&nbsp;Colorado Divorce vs. Annulment</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">C.R.S. &sect; 14-10-111 states that a court has the authority to declare a marriage invalid for several reasons such as:</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">(a) One person lacked the ability to consent to the marriag Call The Harris Law Firm for Colorado Divorce or Post Decree Matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-colorado-divorce-or-post-decree-matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-colorado-divorce-or-post-decree-matters/comments 2012-03-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-for-colorado-divorce-or-post-decree-matters <p>If you have a Colorado divorce, or post-decree matter, call The Harris Law Firm at 303 299 9484 to see how one of our 18 family law attorneys can assist you. With offices in Denver and Fort Collins, we can arrange a consultation for you to determine how we can help. To set up a consultation, plea Get Your Marriage Back on Track Now! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/get-your-marriage-back-on-track-now http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/get-your-marriage-back-on-track-now/comments 2012-03-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/get-your-marriage-back-on-track-now <p>When you and your spouse are experiencing problems in your marriage, consider relationship&nbsp;counseling to discuss your issues. Calling your family therapist&nbsp;should be your first call and calling your family law attorney should be your last one!&nbsp; Dont ignore the problems in your marr Looking for a Licensed Therapist in Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/looking-for-a-licensed-therapist-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/looking-for-a-licensed-therapist-in-colorado/comments 2012-03-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/looking-for-a-licensed-therapist-in-colorado <p>Please access the Colorado Divorce or the Saving Your Marriage section of our website in the <em><strong>Resource Section </strong></em>to access a list of qualified therapists in your area.</p> Check Out Our New Colorado Divorce Recovery Section! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-our-new-colorado-divorce-recovery-section http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-our-new-colorado-divorce-recovery-section/comments 2012-02-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/check-out-our-new-colorado-divorce-recovery-section <h5>Divorce Recovery: <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery</a></h5> <p>Whatever the reason for your divorce, making the decision to end your marriage is a painful and difficult one.&nbsp; Our relationships begin with the hope for Colorado Child Custody & The Allocation of Parental Responsibility http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-the-allocation-of-parental-responsibility http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-the-allocation-of-parental-responsibility/comments 2012-02-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-the-allocation-of-parental-responsibility <p>The Harris Law Firm is Colorado's Family Law Team. The&nbsp;firm&nbsp;focuses exclusively on domestic relations&nbsp;matters in the State of Colorado, and <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/"><font color="#5d8293">Colorado family law</font></a> is our only practice area. When you consult wit Can You Have a Happy Colorado Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-have-a-happy-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-have-a-happy-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-02-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-have-a-happy-colorado-divorce <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color: #333333; font-size: 10pt; mso-ansi-language: EN" lang="EN">Yes, it is quite possible to have a civil divorce, and many couples have had this experience. Especially in recent years, ending your marriage does not have to be Colorado Divorce or Post Decree Matter in Denver or Fort Collins? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-post-decree-matter-in-denver-or-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-post-decree-matter-in-denver-or-fort-collins/comments 2012-02-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-post-decree-matter-in-denver-or-fort-collins <p>If you have a post-decree matter involving child support, parenting time, or maintenance issues,</p> <p>call The Harris Law Firm to arrange for a private consultation with one of our 18 family law attorneys in Denver or Fort</p> <p>Collins.</p> <p>Call Heidi Culbertson, our Director of New Cli A Judges Thoughts on Colorado Divorce and Custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-judges-thoughts-on-colorado-divorce-and-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-judges-thoughts-on-colorado-divorce-and-custody/comments 2012-02-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-judges-thoughts-on-colorado-divorce-and-custody <p>&nbsp;Please read this interesting blog post regarding the thoughts of a family law court judge who rules on divorce and custody cases:</p> <div>&nbsp;A few weeks ago I had lunch with a judge whom I respect very much. &nbsp;We were talking about difficult parenting discussions I have had with cl Keeping Colorado's Kids Internet Safe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-colorado-s-kids-internet-safe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-colorado-s-kids-internet-safe/comments 2012-02-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-colorado-s-kids-internet-safe <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/internet-safety-for-colorado-kids">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/internet-safety-for-colorado-kids</a></p> <p style="text-align: center"><b><span style="layout-grid-mode: line; font-size: 26pt">CHEEZO</span></b>:</p> <p style="text-align: center"><b><spa See Our Colorado Divorce Recovery Section! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/see-our-colorado-divorce-recovery-section http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/see-our-colorado-divorce-recovery-section/comments 2012-02-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/see-our-colorado-divorce-recovery-section <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-recovery</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h1>Divorce Recovery</h1> <p>Whatever the reason for your divorce, making the decision to end your marriage is a painful and difficult one.&nbsp; Our relationships be Making Your Marriage Last http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-your-marriage-last http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-your-marriage-last/comments 2012-02-08T09:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-your-marriage-last <h2><br /> &nbsp;</h2> <p><strong>Make a list of what you need from your partner:</strong></p> <p>List&nbsp;5 things that you want from&nbsp;your partner</p> <p><strong>List 5 issues that you would like to eliminate from your relationship:</strong></p> <p>These can be behaviors, methods of comm How do Colorado divorce lawyers handle their own divorces? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-colorado-divorce-lawyers-handle-their-own-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-colorado-divorce-lawyers-handle-their-own-divorces/comments 2012-02-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-colorado-divorce-lawyers-handle-their-own-divorces <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>When involved in family law matters,&nbsp;most Colorado divorce lawyers know that they should try to stay out of court and settle their cases without ever going to trial. Divorce attorneys&nbsp;know that coming to an agreement regarding the division of assets and parenting ti Do You Have Grounds for an Annulment or Should You File for a Colorado Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-grounds-for-an-annulment-or-should-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-grounds-for-an-annulment-or-should-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-02-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-grounds-for-an-annulment-or-should-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">Annulment: What Does it Take?</span></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">Colorado courts may grant a &ldquo;decla Ryann Peyton Elected VP of the GLBT Bar Association for 2012 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-elected-vp-of-the-glbt-bar-association-for-2012 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-elected-vp-of-the-glbt-bar-association-for-2012/comments 2012-02-06T07:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-elected-vp-of-the-glbt-bar-association-for-2012 <h5><span style="font-size: 11pt">Ryann Peyton, an&nbsp;associate attorney at The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;has been elected as&nbsp;the VP/ President Elect of the GLBT bar association for 2012.</span></h5> <h5>She will <span style="font-size: 11pt">automatically become president in 2013.</span></h5> < Recent Research Indicates Divorce is More Stressful for Younger People http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/recent-research-indicates-divorce-is-more-stressful-for-younger-people http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/recent-research-indicates-divorce-is-more-stressful-for-younger-people/comments 2012-02-06T07:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/recent-research-indicates-divorce-is-more-stressful-for-younger-people <p><span width="400"> <p align="justify"><font color="#333333" size="3" face="arial">According to Hui Liu, a professor of sociology at Michigan State University,&nbsp;recent&nbsp;research&nbsp;suggests&nbsp;that younger&nbsp;people&nbsp;have fewer&nbsp;coping skills than older people when dealing w Colorado Divorce: It is Possible to Have a Kind and Gentle Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-it-is-possible-to-have-a-kind-and-gentle-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-it-is-possible-to-have-a-kind-and-gentle-divorce/comments 2012-02-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-it-is-possible-to-have-a-kind-and-gentle-divorce <div><strong><span style="font-size: 9pt">It Takes Two.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="font-size: 9pt">&nbsp;Rather than blaming your spouse for all the problems in your marriage, seek to discover how you participated in the demise of your relationship. We all need to recognize our own participat Points to Consider Before You File for a Colorado Divorce: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-before-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-before-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-02-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-before-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce <p>Preparing fora Colorado&nbsp;Divorce:</p> <p><strong>1. Find Out What You Own.</strong> Assets and debt are generally divided in an equitable manner. Begin by identifying what you own <em>and </em>what you owe.&nbsp;&nbsp;Obtain records and statements for the following:</p> <p>Bank Accounts (sa Colorado Custody: Helping Your Kids Cope with Legal Separation or Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-your-kids-cope-with-legal-separation-or-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-your-kids-cope-with-legal-separation-or-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-01-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-your-kids-cope-with-legal-separation-or-colorado-divorce <p>If your children are having difficulties coping with your separation&nbsp;or&nbsp;divorce in Colorado,</p> <p>get them some help.</p> <p>Go to the Resource Section of our website and access HELPING KIDS COPE in the drop down box</p> <p>then go to&nbsp;the THERAPISTS tab to find many qualified Common Law Marriage Age of Consent http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/common-law-marriage-age-of-consent http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/common-law-marriage-age-of-consent/comments 2012-01-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/common-law-marriage-age-of-consent <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><b>Common Law Marriage Age of Consent</b></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Today you hear numerous couples claiming that they are married under the common law (or possibly disagreeing with one another whether or not they are).&nbsp;Everyone al Can I retain my health insurance benefits on my spouse's plan aftera Colorado divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-retain-my-health-insurance-benefits-on-my-spouse-s-plan-aftera-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-retain-my-health-insurance-benefits-on-my-spouse-s-plan-aftera-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-01-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-retain-my-health-insurance-benefits-on-my-spouse-s-plan-aftera-colorado-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">In Colorado, a&nbsp;Legal Separation and a Divorce are accomplished by the same process.&nbsp; The only difference is at the end of the Legal Separation you are not free to remarry.&nbsp; In a Legal Separat Can you protect the appreciation of separate property from joining the marital estate? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-protect-the-appreciation-of-separate-property-from-joining-the-marital-estate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-protect-the-appreciation-of-separate-property-from-joining-the-marital-estate/comments 2012-01-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-you-protect-the-appreciation-of-separate-property-from-joining-the-marital-estate <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">Can you protect the appreciation of separate property from joining the marital estate?</span></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="line-heig Colorado Divorce Recovery Class: Sunday, January 22 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-recovery-class-sunday-january-22 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-recovery-class-sunday-january-22/comments 2012-01-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-recovery-class-sunday-january-22 <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Colorado Divorce Recovery&nbsp;Class:&nbsp;&nbsp;</div> <ul type="disc"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><strong>Date and time</strong>: Sundays starting Jan 22.&nbsp;6:00pm to 9:00pm.</li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><strong>Location</s Reasons for Supervised Parenting Time in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reasons-for-supervised-parenting-time-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reasons-for-supervised-parenting-time-in-colorado/comments 2012-01-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reasons-for-supervised-parenting-time-in-colorado <h3 class="why-is-parenting-time-supervised">&nbsp;</h3> <p>The courts have various reasons for&nbsp;the implementation&nbsp;of supervised&nbsp;parenting time in the State of Colorado:</p> <p>1. If a parent has&nbsp;not been actively involved&nbsp;the child&rsquo;s life and is being introduced or Can I Obtain Legal Guardianship of My 15 Year Old Sister? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-obtain-legal-guardianship-of-my-15-year-old-sister http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-obtain-legal-guardianship-of-my-15-year-old-sister/comments 2012-01-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-obtain-legal-guardianship-of-my-15-year-old-sister <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">Guardianships always require the permission of the parent, so an informal guardianship will work as long as the minor child's mother agrees that the child should live with you.&nbsp; There is a form JDF 751 Actor Sean Penn Named as Ambassador at Large to Haiti http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-sean-penn-named-as-ambassador-at-large-to-haiti http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-sean-penn-named-as-ambassador-at-large-to-haiti/comments 2012-01-17T09:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-sean-penn-named-as-ambassador-at-large-to-haiti <div class="cnn_fb_button cnn_tpad20">&nbsp;</div> Are extraordinary expenses for medical expenses added to Colorado child support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-extraordinary-expenses-for-medical-expenses-added-to-colorado-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-extraordinary-expenses-for-medical-expenses-added-to-colorado-child-support/comments 2012-01-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-extraordinary-expenses-for-medical-expenses-added-to-colorado-child-support <p> <table style="width: 100%" border="0" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="border-bottom: #d4d0c8; border-left: #d4d0c8; padding-bottom: 3pt; background-color: transparent; padding-left: 3pt; padding-right: 3pt; border-top: #d4d0c8; bo I filed for the Dissolution of Marriage in Colorado . Can I Change My Mind? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/i-filed-for-the-dissolution-of-marriage-in-colorado-can-i-change-my-mind http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/i-filed-for-the-dissolution-of-marriage-in-colorado-can-i-change-my-mind/comments 2012-01-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/i-filed-for-the-dissolution-of-marriage-in-colorado-can-i-change-my-mind <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">After you file for a Colorado divorce, you can dismiss the petition for the dissolution of marriage with the court </span><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">anytime <u>before the other person fil Is My Ex Entitled to the Tax Benefit if He Did Not His Pay Child Support in 2011? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-my-ex-entitled-to-the-tax-benefit-if-he-did-not-his-pay-child-support-in-2011 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-my-ex-entitled-to-the-tax-benefit-if-he-did-not-his-pay-child-support-in-2011/comments 2012-01-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-my-ex-entitled-to-the-tax-benefit-if-he-did-not-his-pay-child-support-in-2011 <p> <table style="width: 100%" border="0" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="border-bottom: #d4d0c8; border-left: #d4d0c8; padding-bottom: 3pt; background-color: transparent; padding-left: 3pt; padding-right: 3pt; border-top: #d4d0c8; bo The Harris Law Firm and The Road To Hope Continues Its Dedication to the Children of Haiti http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-road-to-hope-continues-its-dedication-to-the-children-of-haiti http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-road-to-hope-continues-its-dedication-to-the-children-of-haiti/comments 2012-01-13T07:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-road-to-hope-continues-its-dedication-to-the-children-of-haiti <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><b><span style="font-size: 10pt">In remembrance of the 2-year anniversary of the Haiti quake, Rich Harris of The Harris Law Firm remains dedicated to <i>The Road to Hope</i></span></b><span style="font-size: 10pt">.</ Consult with an Attorney Before Filing for an Order of Protection http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consult-with-an-attorney-before-filing-for-an-order-of-protection http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consult-with-an-attorney-before-filing-for-an-order-of-protection/comments 2012-01-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consult-with-an-attorney-before-filing-for-an-order-of-protection <p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 10pt">An order of protection will prohibit the restrained party from contacting the protected party, and from&nbsp;coming within a specified distance of the protected person.&nbsp; 13-14-101(2.4) (a), C.R.S.&nbsp; Contact can be direct or indirect, and b Calculating Child Support Using Imputed Income http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-child-support-using-imputed-income http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-child-support-using-imputed-income/comments 2012-01-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-child-support-using-imputed-income <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Income can be imputed when one parent&nbsp;is not employed because they are begin supported by a new spouse&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">In order to determine the amount of income to be used in the calculation, you would obtain the hig What are my rights as a legal guardian? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-as-a-legal-guardian http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-as-a-legal-guardian/comments 2012-01-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-as-a-legal-guardian <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in"><b>&sect; 15-14-201. Appointment and Status of Guardian </b></div> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in">A person becomes a guardian of a minor by appointment by a parent or guardian by will or written instrument or upon appointment by the court. The <span style=" Siblings to Sue Adams County Social Services for Failure to Protect Them http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/siblings-to-sue-adams-county-social-services-for-failure-to-protect-them http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/siblings-to-sue-adams-county-social-services-for-failure-to-protect-them/comments 2012-01-06T10:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/siblings-to-sue-adams-county-social-services-for-failure-to-protect-them <p>DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that three siblings can sue Adams County social workers over their alleged failure to protect them from abuse.</p> <p>The children were preteens when they told adoptive parents they were severely abused in the home of their biological mother If you are married to a narcissist: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-married-to-a-narcissist http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-married-to-a-narcissist/comments 2012-01-05T11:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-married-to-a-narcissist <div class="page-title"><span class="submitted">Published on February 7, 2011 by <a title="View Bio" href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/karyl-mcbride-phd" jquery1325792394146="128">Karyl McBride, Ph.D.</a> in <a href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-legacy-distorted-love" jquery132 Divorce Recovery Class on Sunday, January 15th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-class-on-sunday-january-15th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-class-on-sunday-january-15th/comments 2012-01-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-class-on-sunday-january-15th <p>&nbsp;</p> <ul type="disc"> <ul type="circle"> <ul type="square"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"> <h4><strong>Sunday, January 15th from </strong>6:00pm to 9:00pm</h4> </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"> <h4><stron My former spouse is still paying on a life insurance policy on me. Is that legal? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/my-former-spouse-is-still-paying-on-a-life-insurance-policy-on-me-is-that-legal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/my-former-spouse-is-still-paying-on-a-life-insurance-policy-on-me-is-that-legal/comments 2012-01-03T02:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/my-former-spouse-is-still-paying-on-a-life-insurance-policy-on-me-is-that-legal <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">Generally wills, beneficiary designations on accounts such as retirement plans and insurance policies that have the spouse as beneficiary are revoked upon divorce.&nbsp; This means that if a person forgets Colorado legislator's new bill proposes a cooling-off period prior to filing for divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-legislator-s-new-bill-proposes-a-cooling-off-period-prior-to-filing-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-legislator-s-new-bill-proposes-a-cooling-off-period-prior-to-filing-for-divorce/comments 2012-01-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-legislator-s-new-bill-proposes-a-cooling-off-period-prior-to-filing-for-divorce <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <div id="articleByline" class="articleByline"> <div style="text-align: right; Colorado Divorce: Accessing Your Divorce Records http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-accessing-your-divorce-records http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-accessing-your-divorce-records/comments 2011-12-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-accessing-your-divorce-records <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">The Office of the State Registrar of Vital Statistics operates a web site where the general public may access information regarding marriages and divorces.&nbsp;Colorado treats these records as confident Before you name your child, take a look at this list! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/before-you-name-your-child-take-a-look-at-this-list http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/before-you-name-your-child-take-a-look-at-this-list/comments 2011-12-30T08:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/before-you-name-your-child-take-a-look-at-this-list <p> <div id="mediasocialchromepromos" class="yom-mod ysc-promos clearfix"> <div class="bd"> <h3> <h6>This week the Pope declared war on parents naming babies after celebrities, fruit or popular sports cars. In an address to parents, the ever-progressive pontiff pleaded with worshipers to 'give y Colorado Custody: Modifying the Parenting Plan Based on Relocation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-modifying-the-parenting-plan-based-on-relocation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-modifying-the-parenting-plan-based-on-relocation/comments 2011-12-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-modifying-the-parenting-plan-based-on-relocation <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>If you&nbsp;are relocating&nbsp;out of the State of Colorado, and want to take your child with you, you&nbsp;must first file in Colorado&nbsp;to modify&nbsp;the court ordered parenting time&nbsp;before you move.</p> <p>Before ruling on a relocation case, the court will consider th Cololrado Custody: Be a Better Co-Parent in 2012! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cololrado-custody-be-a-better-co-parent-in-2012 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cololrado-custody-be-a-better-co-parent-in-2012/comments 2011-12-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cololrado-custody-be-a-better-co-parent-in-2012 <p><strong>1. Try not to criticize your child's other parent.</strong> You and your ex&nbsp;will never parent your children&nbsp;in the same way, so at some point you must accept this fact and move on. Try not to be so judgmental</p> <p><strong>2</strong>.&nbsp;<strong>Your kids need&nbsp;you to ac Arnold and Maria Back on Track? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arnold-and-maria-back-on-track http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arnold-and-maria-back-on-track/comments 2011-12-27T15:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arnold-and-maria-back-on-track <div class="headline-author"> <div style="display: none" class="ad-rs-container">&nbsp;</div> Report: Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger&rsquo;s marriage&nbsp;may not be terminated after all. &nbsp;According to&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tmz.com/2011/12/26/maria-shriver-unsure-divorce-arnold-sc Consider Your Financial Situation Before You File for a Colorado Divorce! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consider-your-financial-situation-before-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consider-your-financial-situation-before-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-12-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/consider-your-financial-situation-before-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce <p>Consider Your Financial Situation Before You File for Divorce!</p> <p>&bull;If you have been living on two incomes, consider that you will be living on your own resources following the divorce.<br /> &bull;If the bulk of your marital assets are in real property or a business,&nbsp;it will take Colorado Divorce: Post Decree Modifications During the Holiday Season http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-modifications-during-the-holiday-season http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-modifications-during-the-holiday-season/comments 2011-12-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-post-decree-modifications-during-the-holiday-season <p>The holidays often trigger legal&nbsp;issues&nbsp;that include&nbsp;disagreements regarding&nbsp;parenting time&nbsp;and unpaid&nbsp;child support, and/or maintenance. If you have a Colorado divorce or post decree matter that you would like to discuss with a Colorado family law attorney, please g Colorado Divorce Amongst the Elderly http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-amongst-the-elderly http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-amongst-the-elderly/comments 2011-12-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-amongst-the-elderly <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; While I don&rsquo;t have hard data to prove this,&nbsp;The Harris Law Firm is certainly seeing more and more &ldquo;gray&rdquo; Colorado divorces.&nbsp;&nbsp; And, these cases bring with them so Wife of Kobe Bryant has Filed for Divorce in California http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/wife-of-kobe-bryant-has-filed-for-divorce-in-california http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/wife-of-kobe-bryant-has-filed-for-divorce-in-california/comments 2011-12-19T09:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/wife-of-kobe-bryant-has-filed-for-divorce-in-california <div class="entry_body_text"> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p>Tired of his infidelities, Vanessa Bryant,&nbsp;wife of&nbsp;Basketball Star Kobe Bryant, has filed for the dissolution of marriage in California after 10 years of marriage.</p> <p>In a&nbsp;comunity&nbsp;property state, Vanessa is very&nbsp;like A Great Holiday Gift for Mothers and Daughters! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-great-holiday-gift-for-mothers-and-daughters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-great-holiday-gift-for-mothers-and-daughters/comments 2011-12-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-great-holiday-gift-for-mothers-and-daughters <p>&quot;Wisdom and Recipes&quot; is a&nbsp;new book for mothers and daughters by Colorado author Heidi Culbertson.&nbsp;This volume&nbsp;is a must read new book for young women who are starting to grow up and become more independent. Written for women, and specifically for mothers and daughters, th Colorado Family Law for Those in the Medical Profession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-for-those-in-the-medical-profession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-for-those-in-the-medical-profession/comments 2011-12-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-for-those-in-the-medical-profession <p>The Harris Law Firm has 18 attorneys who&nbsp;focus on Colorado family Law. John Tatlock, Special Counsel to the firm, and Associate Attorney, Elizabeth Howard have&nbsp;had many clients with domestic relations issues who work in medicine. With their clients varying work schedules, both John and Do you have a child support or parenting time issue in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-support-or-parenting-time-issue-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-support-or-parenting-time-issue-in-northern-colorado/comments 2011-12-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-support-or-parenting-time-issue-in-northern-colorado <p>Call Colorado's Family Law Team! The Harris Law Firm now has offices in Denver and Fort Collins. We handle divorce, legal separation, post decree issues, as well as matters regarding child support and parenting time. If you have a case in Northern Colorado, call us to schedule a consultation: &nb The Etiquette of Social Media During and After a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-etiquette-of-social-media-during-and-after-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-etiquette-of-social-media-during-and-after-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-12-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-etiquette-of-social-media-during-and-after-a-colorado-divorce <p><strong>During or After a Colorado Divorce:</strong></p> <p><strong>1. Do Not Attack Your Ex&nbsp;Via Social Media:&nbsp;&nbsp;You will never regret maintaining your online poise and dignity during times of high stress and emotionalism.</strong></p> <p><strong>2. Remove&nbsp;Former Comments: Re The Recession and Your Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-recession-and-your-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-recession-and-your-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-12-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-recession-and-your-colorado-divorce <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p><b>Recession and Divorce</b></p> <p>Thirty-eight percent of couples consid Candace Bushnell, Author of "Sex and the City", has Filed for Divorce in New York City http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/candace-bushnell-author-of-sex-and-the-city-has-filed-for-divorce-in-new-york-city http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/candace-bushnell-author-of-sex-and-the-city-has-filed-for-divorce-in-new-york-city/comments 2011-12-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/candace-bushnell-author-of-sex-and-the-city-has-filed-for-divorce-in-new-york-city <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- &quot;Sex and the City&quot; scribe <a class="tps Dividing Debt After a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-debt-after-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-debt-after-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-12-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-debt-after-a-colorado-divorce <p>According to ex-bankruptcy judge and lawyer R. Glen Ayers, &quot;Most divorce decrees allocate liabilities for pre-divorce obligations between the former spouses. So, the husband agrees or is ordered to pay certain credit card obligations and similar debts. The wife may agree or be ordered to pay Call The Harris Law Firm to Discuss Colorado Post Decree Modifications http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-to-discuss-colorado-post-decree-modifications http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-to-discuss-colorado-post-decree-modifications/comments 2011-12-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/call-the-harris-law-firm-to-discuss-colorado-post-decree-modifications <p>If you have a parenting plan that needs to be modified or enforced, or have a Colorado divorce, call The Harris Law Firm to arrange a consultation with one of our 18 family law attorneys in Denver or Fort Collins.</p> Colorado Divorce and The Holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-holidays http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-holidays/comments 2011-11-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-holidays <p>You would not think that the holidays would spur an upward trend in the filing of family law matters in Colorado, but it is one of the busiest times of the year for domestic relations attorneys. If you are experiencing a family law issue and would like to speak to one of 18 attorneys at The Harri Colorado Custody: Do You Have a Child-Related Legal Matter in Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-do-you-have-a-child-related-legal-matter-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-do-you-have-a-child-related-legal-matter-in-colorado/comments 2011-11-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-do-you-have-a-child-related-legal-matter-in-colorado <h3>Colorado Child Support and Parenting Time:</h3> <p>As a preliminary matter, in Colorado the commonly used term &quot;custody&quot; has been statutorily replaced with the legally mandated term &quot;allocation of parental responsibility.&quot; The legal term &ldquo;parental responsibility&rdquo; Colorado Custody: Helping Kids Cope with Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-kids-cope-with-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-kids-cope-with-divorce/comments 2011-11-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-helping-kids-cope-with-divorce <ul> <li>1998 - Random House - Paperback - 1st Edition</li> <li>Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way</li> <li>By M. Gary Neuman L.M.H.C.</li> <li>With Patricia Romanowski</li> <li>New - Collectible</li> </ul> <p>Divorce is painful and confusing. Perhaps Colorado Divorce or Child Support matter in Boulder, CO, give us a call! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-child-support-matter-in-boulder-co-give-us-a-call http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-child-support-matter-in-boulder-co-give-us-a-call/comments 2011-11-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-or-child-support-matter-in-boulder-co-give-us-a-call <p>The Harris Law Firm handles family law cases in counties throughout Metro Denver,&nbsp;as well as Boulder, El Paso, Fort</p> <p>Collins, and&nbsp;counties throughout the State of CO.</p> <p>If you would like to speak with an attorney at the firm about your CO family law matter, give us a call a Divorce Attorney Jennie Wray Handles CO Family Law Cases for Military Personnel http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-attorney-jennie-wray-handles-co-family-law-cases-for-military-personnel http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-attorney-jennie-wray-handles-co-family-law-cases-for-military-personnel/comments 2011-11-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-attorney-jennie-wray-handles-co-family-law-cases-for-military-personnel <p><span style="font-size: 12pt">This case represents a victory for military members and how the Court system can accomplish the right thing with good lawyering.</span></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">This was an allocation of parental rights case(APR), and both p Attorney-Client Relationship as it Pertains to the Guardian Ad Litem http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-client-relationship-as-it-pertains-to-the-guardian-ad-litem http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-client-relationship-as-it-pertains-to-the-guardian-ad-litem/comments 2011-11-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-client-relationship-as-it-pertains-to-the-guardian-ad-litem <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><i><span style="font-size: 12pt">People v. Gabriesheski</span></i><span style="font-size: 12pt">&cedil; ___ P.3d _____ (Colo. 2011)</span></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 12 Divorce Lawyer, Stephen Vertucci, Esq., a Volunteer with Meals on Wheels in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-stephen-vertucci-esq-a-volunteer-with-meals-on-wheels-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-stephen-vertucci-esq-a-volunteer-with-meals-on-wheels-in-fort-collins/comments 2011-11-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-stephen-vertucci-esq-a-volunteer-with-meals-on-wheels-in-fort-collins <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, is a proud Meals on Wheels volunteer in Fort Collins through his involvement with the Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Club.&nbsp; Stephen recently delivered meals to eight Fort Collins residents who hav Colorado Divorce: Divorce or Legal Separation in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-or-legal-separation-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-or-legal-separation-in-northern-colorado/comments 2011-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorce-or-legal-separation-in-northern-colorado <p>Call The Harris Law Firm to schedule an appointment with Stephen Vertucci, a partner with the firm and the manager of the Fort Collins office. He will meet with you to discuss your case and your rights and options according to Colorado law. If you have a family law matter in Weld or Larimer count Divorce Lawyer Carla Scarpone Named "Up and Coming Attorney for 2012"! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-carla-scarpone-named-up-and-coming-attorney-for-2012 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-carla-scarpone-named-up-and-coming-attorney-for-2012/comments 2011-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-carla-scarpone-named-up-and-coming-attorney-for-2012 <p> Carla Scarpone Named &quot;Up and Coming Attorney for 2012&quot; by Law Week Colorado!</p> <p> The Harris Law Firm congratulates Carla on receving this honor!</p> <p> &nbsp;If you have a family law matter in the State of Colorado and want to meet with Carla Scarpone, Esq., you can schedu This New Book is a Must Read for Any Woman Who Has Left a Difficult Relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-a-must-read-for-any-woman-who-has-left-a-difficult-relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-a-must-read-for-any-woman-who-has-left-a-difficult-relationship/comments 2011-11-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-a-must-read-for-any-woman-who-has-left-a-difficult-relationship <p>The Tragic Kingdom by Colorado author Gloria Kennedy, and wonderfully illustrated by Jackie Penny, is every woman's story. It is a tale of love and loss but this time with a happy ending for the princess! Whimsical and inspiring, a great holiday gift for your women friends. To obtain a copy, emai Do You Have a Family Law Matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2011-11-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado <p>Located in Denver (303) 299-9484 and Fort Collins (970) 472-1838, The Harris Law Firm is Colorado's largest family law firm.&nbsp; Focusing exclusively on Colorado Divorce and Colorado Child Custody and Support, the firm's philosophy is to work with you to resolve your legal matter in the best wa Stephen Vertucci Presents Rotary Award to Police Officer Carrie Wills http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-presents-rotary-award-to-police-officer-carrie-wills http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-presents-rotary-award-to-police-officer-carrie-wills/comments 2011-11-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-presents-rotary-award-to-police-officer-carrie-wills <p>Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, presented the Rotary Emergency Services Award to Fort Collins Police Office Carrie Wills this week.&nbsp; The award, created to recognize outstanding service by a Fort Collins or Larimer County Police Officer, Sherriff&rsquo;s Deputy, Fire Fight Keep Your Kids Safe on Halloween! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keep-your-kids-safe-on-halloween http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keep-your-kids-safe-on-halloween/comments 2011-10-31T09:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keep-your-kids-safe-on-halloween <p>Tips for parents to share with children about trick-or-treating:</p> <ul sizcache="124" sizset="14"> <li>Cross at intersections only</li> <li>Never cross a street by walking between parked cars</li> <li>Before crossing, look left, right and then left again, and remember to also li Ryann Peyton on Board of Directors for the Colorado GLBT Bar Association http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-on-board-of-directors-for-the-colorado-glbt-bar-association http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-on-board-of-directors-for-the-colorado-glbt-bar-association/comments 2011-10-27T12:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-on-board-of-directors-for-the-colorado-glbt-bar-association <p>Ryann Peyton, a family&nbsp;law&nbsp;attorney at The Harris Law Firm, and the recipient of the Up and Coming Lawyers award from Law Week Colorado in 2011, handles the firm's family law cases for the GLBT community. If you would like to schedule a consultation with Ryann Peyton to discuss a domest The Harris Law Firm and the CBA Working to Help Military Service Members http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-cba-working-to-help-military-service-members http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-cba-working-to-help-military-service-members/comments 2011-10-26T08:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-cba-working-to-help-military-service-members <p>The Harris Law&nbsp;Firm has, for the past several years, participated in the American Bar Association&rsquo;s Military Pro Bono Project.&nbsp; We are often called on to offer legal advice to JAG officers assisting military members stationed around the world who have family law issues.</p> <div Colorado Family Law: Medical Marijuana Use is Not Necessarily Endangerment http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-medical-marijuana-use-is-not-necessarily-endangerment http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-medical-marijuana-use-is-not-necessarily-endangerment/comments 2011-10-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-medical-marijuana-use-is-not-necessarily-endangerment <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><i>In re Marriage of Parr &amp; Lyman</i>, 240 P.3d 509, 512 (Colo.&nbsp; App. 2010)</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Rule:&nbsp; Medical marijuana use is not necessarily endangerment</div> <div st Post Decree Relocation Cases in Colorado? Call The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-relocation-cases-in-colorado-call-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-relocation-cases-in-colorado-call-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2011-10-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-relocation-cases-in-colorado-call-the-harris-law-firm <p>If you are considering moving out of state, and need to readdress your current parenting plan, call The Harris Law Firm. We have attorneys in our Denver and Fort Collins offices who can work with you to discuss the&nbsp;modification of the allocation of parental rights and the best interests of y Colorado Divorce: Broken Hearts, Pricey Jewelry, and Getting Engaged in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-broken-hearts-pricey-jewelry-and-getting-engaged-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-broken-hearts-pricey-jewelry-and-getting-engaged-in-colorado/comments 2011-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-broken-hearts-pricey-jewelry-and-getting-engaged-in-colorado <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">Are Diamonds Really Forever?</span></b></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">The giving of an engagement ri The Harris Law Firm Handles Family Law Cases in Northern Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-family-law-cases-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-family-law-cases-in-northern-colorado/comments 2011-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-handles-family-law-cases-in-northern-colorado <p>If you have a Colorado Family Law matter in Weld or Larimer Counties, or Loveland, Longmont, Boulder, Windsor or Greeley,&nbsp;call The Harris Law Firm! You can reach us at 303 299 9484 to schedule a consultation with&nbsp;Partner Stephen Vertucci or Associate Attorney Thomas P. Cossitt today. Th Fort Collins Family Law Attorney Helps Kids in Northern Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-family-law-attorney-helps-kids-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-family-law-attorney-helps-kids-in-northern-colorado/comments 2011-10-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-family-law-attorney-helps-kids-in-northern-colorado <p>Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, recently presented 3<sup>rd</sup> grade students at St. Joseph Catholic School in Fort Collins with hard cover, color dictionaries as a part of the Rotary Read Committee of which he is a member.&nbsp; &ldquo;Rotary Read&rdquo; is committed to pr The Harris Law Firm Supports the Women and Children of The Haven http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-women-and-children-of-the-haven http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-women-and-children-of-the-haven/comments 2011-10-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-women-and-children-of-the-haven <p>The Harris Law Firm supported the women and children of The Haven at a fundraiser on October 18th at the Denver Athletic Club.</p> <p>The Haven is an 89-bed <a title="What is a modified therapeutic community?" href="http://www.havenfriends.org/home/modified-therapeutic-community/"><font color="# Divorce or Custody Matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-or-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-or-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2011-10-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-or-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado <p>If you have a Colorado family law matter in Weld or Larimer counties, or in Loveland, Longmont, Boulder, Windsor, or Fort Collins, please call The Harris Law Firm. We will arrange a consultation with partner Stephen Vertucci, or associate Clair Kauffman for you to discuss your case so that you ca Colorado Child Custody: A Consistent Parenting Plan Can Comfort Your Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-consistent-parenting-plan-can-comfort-your-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-consistent-parenting-plan-can-comfort-your-child/comments 2011-10-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-consistent-parenting-plan-can-comfort-your-child <p>Creating daily&nbsp;schedules and consistent organization in the lives of younger children can bring them&nbsp;comfort during your divorce. Although this concept&nbsp;is widely recognized in the world of child psychology,&nbsp;many parents are unware&nbsp;that&nbsp;the implementation of routines Business Valuation in Colorado Divorce Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/business-valuation-in-colorado-divorce-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/business-valuation-in-colorado-divorce-cases/comments 2011-10-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/business-valuation-in-colorado-divorce-cases <p>On Oct 11th, John Tatlock presented a&nbsp;CLE&nbsp;to Arapahoe County Bar Assocation on business valuation in divorce cases. <span style="color: #02160c; font-size: 12pt">In many Colorado divorces, a critical issue in the division of property between the spouses will be the value of any business Free GLBT Family Planning Seminar from 12 to 1 on Wednesday, Oct 19th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-glbt-family-planning-seminar-from-12-to-1-on-wednesday-oct-19th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-glbt-family-planning-seminar-from-12-to-1-on-wednesday-oct-19th/comments 2011-10-10T02:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-glbt-family-planning-seminar-from-12-to-1-on-wednesday-oct-19th <p>Please join Ryann Peyton, Esq for a Free GLBT Family Planning Seminar from 12 to 1 on Wednesday, Oct 19th</p> <p>at The Harris Law Firm</p> <p>1125 17th Street</p> <p>Suite 1820</p> <p>Denver, CO 80202</p> <p>303 299 9484</p> <p>Please call to RSVP</p> Is Ashton Kutcher Channeling Former Two and Half Men Star Charlie Sheen? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-ashton-kutcher-channeling-former-two-and-half-men-star-charlie-sheen http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-ashton-kutcher-channeling-former-two-and-half-men-star-charlie-sheen/comments 2011-10-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-ashton-kutcher-channeling-former-two-and-half-men-star-charlie-sheen <p><strong>Actress Demi Moore</strong> has allegedly consulted with a California divorce&nbsp;attorney to discuss&nbsp;the possible dissolution of marriage from&nbsp;her husband of 6 years, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/celebritology/post/ashton-kutcher-and-demi-moore- When You File for Divorce in Colorado, You Can Mediate, Litigate, or Collaborate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-you-file-for-divorce-in-colorado-you-can-mediate-litigate-or-collaborate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-you-file-for-divorce-in-colorado-you-can-mediate-litigate-or-collaborate/comments 2011-10-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-you-file-for-divorce-in-colorado-you-can-mediate-litigate-or-collaborate <p>When you file for divorce, your options are&nbsp;litigation, mediation and the Collaborative Divorce Practice.&nbsp;</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The divorce process for each option is the same, but&nbsp;the methods are quite different.&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><b><font size="5">The C When Your Ex Becomes Your Roommate After a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-your-ex-becomes-your-roommate-after-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-your-ex-becomes-your-roommate-after-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-10-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-your-ex-becomes-your-roommate-after-a-colorado-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Couples often&nbsp;endure their marriages&nbsp;because of the kids, but now they often live together&nbsp;following their divorce because of the house.</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Before the economic downturn and the collapse of the real If You Decide to Live Together, Protect Yourselves with a Cohabitation Agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-decide-to-live-together-protect-yourselves-with-a-cohabitation-agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-decide-to-live-together-protect-yourselves-with-a-cohabitation-agreement/comments 2011-10-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-decide-to-live-together-protect-yourselves-with-a-cohabitation-agreement <p>A study by the Pew Research Center found that 39 percent of Americans think that living together is better than getting married.&nbsp;A recent census report found that 7.5&nbsp;million heterosexual couples lived together in 2010, up 13&nbsp;percent from 2009.&nbsp;&nbsp;And as the number of coupl Colorado Divorce: Wise Advice to Those with Family Law Issues: Stay Cool! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-wise-advice-to-those-with-family-law-issues-stay-cool http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-wise-advice-to-those-with-family-law-issues-stay-cool/comments 2011-10-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-wise-advice-to-those-with-family-law-issues-stay-cool <p><span style="font-size: 12pt">By Kevin Massaro, Of Counsel to The Harris Law Firm:</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 12pt">One of the best attributes a client can have in a family law situation, be it divorce or assignment of parental responsibilities (APR), or a post decree matter, is simpl Planning for the Changes and Challenges of a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/planning-for-the-changes-and-challenges-of-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/planning-for-the-changes-and-challenges-of-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-09-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/planning-for-the-changes-and-challenges-of-a-colorado-divorce <p>Filing for a Colorado divorce&nbsp;will alter&nbsp;every aspect of a person's life,&nbsp;and&nbsp;it's aftermath&nbsp;will affect your&nbsp;finances,&nbsp;&nbsp;your family dynamics, and even those within your social circle. You must prepare for the fact that ending&nbsp;your relationship will cr Two Ways to Avoid a Colorado Divorce Court http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-ways-to-avoid-a-colorado-divorce-court http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-ways-to-avoid-a-colorado-divorce-court/comments 2011-09-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-ways-to-avoid-a-colorado-divorce-court <p>There are&nbsp;two effective methods&nbsp;to avoid the ongoing&nbsp;bitterness associated with Colorado divorces that go to trial.</p> <p>1. A <em>Collaborative Divorce </em>allows each spouse to have an attorney, but both spouses and their lawyers agree in writing not to go to court.</p> <p>2. Please Become a Fan of The Harris Law Firm on Our NEW FACEBOOK Page! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/please-become-a-fan-of-the-harris-law-firm-on-our-new-facebook-page http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/please-become-a-fan-of-the-harris-law-firm-on-our-new-facebook-page/comments 2011-09-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/please-become-a-fan-of-the-harris-law-firm-on-our-new-facebook-page <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;Be a fan of The Harris Law Firm on our new Facbook page!</p> <p>&nbsp; <p>&nbsp;</p> <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Harris-Law-Firm-PC/172565999450362?ref=ts"><font size="3" face="Calibri,Heavy Heap"><font size="3" face="Calibri,Heavy Hea Divorce or Child Custody Issues in Loveland, Weld or Larimer Counties? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-or-child-custody-issues-in-loveland-weld-or-larimer-counties http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-or-child-custody-issues-in-loveland-weld-or-larimer-counties/comments 2011-09-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-or-child-custody-issues-in-loveland-weld-or-larimer-counties <p>If you have a Colorado Family Law issue and you would like to&nbsp;obtain quality&nbsp;legal representation, call The Harris Law Firm, Colorado's&nbsp;Family Law Team.&nbsp;Please contact&nbsp;partner Steve Vertucci to schedule a consultation in our Fort Collins office at 123 North Collins in the Man Faces 18 Year Prison Term for Vandalizing His Ex Wife's Home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/man-faces-18-year-prison-term-for-vandalizing-his-ex-wife-s-home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/man-faces-18-year-prison-term-for-vandalizing-his-ex-wife-s-home/comments 2011-09-22T10:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/man-faces-18-year-prison-term-for-vandalizing-his-ex-wife-s-home <div class="Byline">&nbsp;</div> <script type="text/javascript" src="/_public/js/features/storyTools/storyTools-min.js"></script> <p> </p> <div class="StoryBody">58-year-old&nbsp;Ronald Dean&nbsp;Smith&nbsp;was&nbsp;was accused of breaking into his ex-wife&rsquo;s Stapleton home in September 201 Colorado Divorce After Long-Term Marriages is Becoming More Common http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-after-long-term-marriages-is-becoming-more-common http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-after-long-term-marriages-is-becoming-more-common/comments 2011-09-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-after-long-term-marriages-is-becoming-more-common <p>Most couples file for divorce after they have been together from 3 to 15 years.</p> <p>But divorce among those who have been married for 20 years or more is becoming more and more&nbsp;common.</p> <p>The reasons for divorce among&nbsp;those who have had long term marriages&nbsp;vary, but some o Save Your Marrage by Adopting Positive Behaviors: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marrage-by-adopting-positive-behaviors http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marrage-by-adopting-positive-behaviors/comments 2011-09-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marrage-by-adopting-positive-behaviors <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><b>How to Save Your Marriage: </b></div> <div style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.5in"><span>&Oslash;&nbsp;</span><b>&nbsp;Be Dependable: Healthy relationships are based on trust. Be true to your word Do Not Obtain Divorce Advice from Friends, Family or Non-Divorce Professionals http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-not-obtain-divorce-advice-from-friends-family-or-non-divorce-professionals http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-not-obtain-divorce-advice-from-friends-family-or-non-divorce-professionals/comments 2011-09-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-not-obtain-divorce-advice-from-friends-family-or-non-divorce-professionals <h1> <div style="display: none" class="comment_teaser">&nbsp;</div> </h1> <p>Typically, all an unhappy spouse&nbsp;has to do is&nbsp;<em>breathe</em> the word &ldquo;divorce,&rdquo; and everyone they know&nbsp;begins to share their personal experiences, offer opinions and give well-meaning advice Your Credit Card Agreement Trumps Your Colorado Divorce Decree http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-credit-card-agreement-trumps-your-colorado-divorce-decree http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-credit-card-agreement-trumps-your-colorado-divorce-decree/comments 2011-09-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-credit-card-agreement-trumps-your-colorado-divorce-decree <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p style="font-size: 14px" jquery1315942219315="36" sizset="7" sizcache="1 Congratulations to Colorado Divorce Lawyer John Tatlock! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-colorado-divorce-lawyer-john-tatlock http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-colorado-divorce-lawyer-john-tatlock/comments 2011-09-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-colorado-divorce-lawyer-john-tatlock <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-indent: -0.25in; margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.75in">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Congratulations to John Tatlock, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm, for being&nbsp;selected for membership in the Doyle Inn of Court as a &ldquo;Master,&rdquo; an attorney wit Become a Fan of The Harris Law Firm on Our New Facebook Page! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/become-a-fan-of-the-harris-law-firm-on-our-new-facebook-page http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/become-a-fan-of-the-harris-law-firm-on-our-new-facebook-page/comments 2011-09-08T11:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/become-a-fan-of-the-harris-law-firm-on-our-new-facebook-page <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="center"><u><strong>Become a Fan of The Harris Law Firm on Our New Facebook Page!</strong></u></p> <font color="#1f497d" size="3" face="Calibri,Heavy Heap"><font color="#1f497d" size="3" face="Calibri,Heavy Heap"><font color="#1f497d" size="3" face="Calibri,H Colorado Custody: "Bad Mothering" Lawsuit Dismissed http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-bad-mothering-lawsuit-dismissed http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-bad-mothering-lawsuit-dismissed/comments 2011-09-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-bad-mothering-lawsuit-dismissed <div class="nextgen-share-tools" sizset="16" sizcache="8"> <p>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt">Margaret Walker, a Senior Attorney&nbsp;at The Harris Law Firm commented the following article from the Chicago Tribune,&nbsp;and addresses the degree of harm that can be caused by one parent attemptin Marriage Rates per the US Census http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marriage-rates-per-the-us-census http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marriage-rates-per-the-us-census/comments 2011-09-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marriage-rates-per-the-us-census <p> <table border="0" cellpadding="0"> <thead> <tr> <td style="border-bottom: #d4d0c8; border-left: #d4d0c8; padding-bottom: 3.75pt; background-color: transparent; padding-left: 3.75pt; padding-right: 3.75pt; border-top: #d4d0c8; border-right: #d4d0c8; padding-top: 3.75pt Colorado Divorce: Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Your Kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-taking-care-of-yourself-while-taking-care-of-your-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-taking-care-of-yourself-while-taking-care-of-your-kids/comments 2011-09-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-taking-care-of-yourself-while-taking-care-of-your-kids <p>Yes, divorce is hard on your kids too, but remember to take good care of yourself while you are all experiencing this tremendous loss of family. When you take care of yourself, you will have the strength and optimism necessary&nbsp;to share with your kids during this trying time. Take time with y Filing for Divorce in Loveland, or Larimer or Weld Counties? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-for-divorce-in-loveland-or-larimer-or-weld-counties http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-for-divorce-in-loveland-or-larimer-or-weld-counties/comments 2011-08-29T07:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-for-divorce-in-loveland-or-larimer-or-weld-counties <p>The Harris Law Firm has a Fort Collins office at 123 North College. Call 303 299 9484 to schedule a consultation today!</p> New Book is a Great Gift Idea for Mothers and Daughters! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-is-a-great-gift-idea-for-mothers-and-daughters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-is-a-great-gift-idea-for-mothers-and-daughters/comments 2011-08-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-is-a-great-gift-idea-for-mothers-and-daughters <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p jquery1311281728466="73" itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="155">&quot;Wisdo Colorado Divorce: Partner Stephen Vertucci Handles Family Law Cases in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-partner-stephen-vertucci-handles-family-law-cases-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-partner-stephen-vertucci-handles-family-law-cases-in-fort-collins/comments 2011-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-partner-stephen-vertucci-handles-family-law-cases-in-fort-collins <p>If you have a domestic relations matter and are seeking legal counsel in Weld, Larimer or Boulder counties, please give us a call to arrange for a consultation with Stephen Vertucci. Mr. Vertucci is a partner with The Harris Law Firm and handles divorce and custody issues from our Fort Collins of Colorado Custody: Never Bad Mouth Your Ex to Your Kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-never-bad-mouth-your-ex-to-your-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-never-bad-mouth-your-ex-to-your-kids/comments 2011-08-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-never-bad-mouth-your-ex-to-your-kids <p>According to Bill McLeod, Colorado author of the new book&nbsp;&quot;<em>KICKIN' BUTT AS A SINGLE PARENT</em>&quot;, it is important to spare your child's feelings by never making disparaging remarks about their other parent.&nbsp;Although that&nbsp;person&nbsp;may be&nbsp;your loathsome former p Colorado Divorce: Would You Use a Reconciliation Service? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-would-you-use-a-reconciliation-service http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-would-you-use-a-reconciliation-service/comments 2011-08-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-would-you-use-a-reconciliation-service <div id="blog_title"> <div style="padding-top: 15px" class="blog_padding relative"> <div>Decades ago, common advice to divorcing couples was &quot;try to work it out&quot;. People used to understand that life was cyclical and chances were high that a couple could get their relationship back on tra Colorado Divorce: Is there a bright side to divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-is-there-a-bright-side-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-is-there-a-bright-side-to-divorce/comments 2011-08-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-is-there-a-bright-side-to-divorce <p>For those going through it, divorce has a bright side. Regardless of cause or outcome, divorce provides an opportunity and incentive to re-invent one&rsquo;s self as a person and a parent, to re-examine and adjust priorities and value systems, to construct a healthy living environment in which tr Colorado Divorce: Read About the Rights of Unmarried Fathers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-read-about-the-rights-of-unmarried-fathers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-read-about-the-rights-of-unmarried-fathers/comments 2011-08-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-read-about-the-rights-of-unmarried-fathers <p>If you are an unmarried father, or would like to know more about their rights, check out our Fathers Rights page:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=360"><strong>http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/rights-of-unmarried-fathers</strong></a></p> <p Stephen Vertucci with The Harris Law Firm Volunteers for Kids in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-with-the-harris-law-firm-volunteers-for-kids-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-with-the-harris-law-firm-volunteers-for-kids-in-fort-collins/comments 2011-08-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-with-the-harris-law-firm-volunteers-for-kids-in-fort-collins <p>This past week, Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, volunteered with the Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Club to raise funds for &ldquo;Eat a Peach for a Third Grader&rdquo; program.&nbsp;&nbsp; This program sells western slope grown peaches to support the purchase o Colorado Child Custody: A New Book by Actor, Alec Baldwin: "A Promise to Ourselves" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-new-book-by-actor-alec-baldwin-a-promise-to-ourselves http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-new-book-by-actor-alec-baldwin-a-promise-to-ourselves/comments 2011-08-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-a-new-book-by-actor-alec-baldwin-a-promise-to-ourselves <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><strong>Alec Baldwin&rsquo;s new book, &ldquo;A Promise to Ourselves,&rdquo; is about divorce, fatherhood, and parental alienation.&nbsp; </strong></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><strong>Available on Amazon.com</strong></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt Life After a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/life-after-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/life-after-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-08-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/life-after-a-colorado-divorce <p>Grieving is imperative, but at some point you will have to realize that life goes on.&nbsp;When you are going&nbsp;through the natural grieving process, keep in mind&nbsp; that you can and&nbsp;will have a happy, productive and meaningful life after your marriage. Don't get mired in regret, but l Free Questions About Our Colorado Divorce Seminar! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-our-colorado-divorce-seminar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-our-colorado-divorce-seminar/comments 2011-08-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-our-colorado-divorce-seminar <p>Come to our free &quot;QUESTIONS ABOUT DIVORCE&quot; seminar on Thursday, August 18th from 12 to 1 pm.</p> <p>Located at:</p> <p>The Harris Law Firm</p> <p>1125 17th Street - Suite 1820</p> <p>Denver, CO 80202</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Please RSVP- Space is limited!</p> <p>303 299 9484</p> Helping children cope with divorce: Listen and reassure http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-children-cope-with-divorce-listen-and-reassure http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-children-cope-with-divorce-listen-and-reassure/comments 2011-08-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-children-cope-with-divorce-listen-and-reassure <h2>Helping children cope with divorce: Listen and reassure</h2> <p>Support your children by helping them to express their emotions, and commit to listening to their feelings without becoming defensive. Your&nbsp; job is&nbsp;to reassure them and address their&nbsp;fears and clear up&nbsp;misunders 2011 Divorce Statistics: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2011-divorce-statistics http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2011-divorce-statistics/comments 2011-08-03T09:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2011-divorce-statistics <ul itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="359"> <li itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="364">There are over 2 million marriages annually in the US: close to 50% of them end in divorce.</li> <li itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="364">Second marriages don&rsquo;t fare much better with over 60% ending in divor Colorado Divorce: Doing What it Takes to Save Your Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-doing-what-it-takes-to-save-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-doing-what-it-takes-to-save-your-marriage/comments 2011-08-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-doing-what-it-takes-to-save-your-marriage <p>For a list of therapists and marriage counselors in your area,</p> <p>please access a list of qualified professionals from the Resources Section of our website.</p> <p>You will never regret exhausting every avenue&nbsp;in&nbsp;an effort&nbsp;to save your marriage.</p> <p>Located in Denver (303 Allocation of Parental Rights for Lesbian Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/allocation-of-parental-rights-for-lesbian-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/allocation-of-parental-rights-for-lesbian-couples/comments 2011-07-29T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/allocation-of-parental-rights-for-lesbian-couples <p>Every family law practitioner has a war story or two concerning parenting actions between unmarried parties. For many lawyers, custody battles between unmarried parties can be considerably more contentious than the typical custody battles found in dissolution of marriage matters. There are severa The Intricacies Of Relocation Cases; A Win Or Lose Situation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-intricacies-of-relocation-cases-a-win-or-lose-situation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-intricacies-of-relocation-cases-a-win-or-lose-situation/comments 2011-07-28T08:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-intricacies-of-relocation-cases-a-win-or-lose-situation <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">The Intricacies Of Relocation Cases; A Win Or Lose Situation</span></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0 Will the New Child and Family Investigation Guidelines Hinder the Process? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-new-child-and-family-investigation-guidelines-hinder-the-process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-new-child-and-family-investigation-guidelines-hinder-the-process/comments 2011-07-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-new-child-and-family-investigation-guidelines-hinder-the-process <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">When Colorado&rsquo;s Supreme Court amended the Child and Family Investigation (CFI) guidelines earlier this year, the court drastically limited the amount that could be charged for the CFI investigation and the ensuing report, among other significant Garage Sale Litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/garage-sale-litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/garage-sale-litigation/comments 2011-07-22T11:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/garage-sale-litigation <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">In the July 2011 DMagazine there was an article entitled, &quot;Highland Park's Finest Garage Sale&quot;. The article reads, &quot;Our next door neighbor recently held a garage sale. At the edge of the driveway, she Senate to Hold Initial Hearing on Equal Rights for Same Sex Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/senate-to-hold-initial-hearing-on-equal-rights-for-same-sex-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/senate-to-hold-initial-hearing-on-equal-rights-for-same-sex-couples/comments 2011-07-21T11:02:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/senate-to-hold-initial-hearing-on-equal-rights-for-same-sex-couples <p>The federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is the agency that currently denies federal recognition and benefits to same-sex married couples.</p> <p>The Obama Administration says that it will support legislation to repeal DOMA and&nbsp;replace it with&nbsp;the <a href="http://feinstein.senate.gov What is the best parenting plan? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-the-best-parenting-plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-the-best-parenting-plan/comments 2011-07-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-the-best-parenting-plan <p>Prospective clients on the verge of divorce&nbsp;often ask, &quot;What is the best&nbsp;parenting plan&nbsp;for our children?</p> <p>Some therapists say that depending on the age of the kids, equal time in parenting is not always the best solution. Younger children,&nbsp;infants and toddlers,&nb Will Colorado Revise Maintenance Guidelines? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-colorado-revise-maintenance-guidelines http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-colorado-revise-maintenance-guidelines/comments 2011-07-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-colorado-revise-maintenance-guidelines <p>BOSTON (AP) -&nbsp;Legislation&nbsp;to revise&nbsp;Massachusetts spousal support&nbsp;guidelines was&nbsp;unanimously approved&nbsp;on July 20th&nbsp;by the state's House of Representatives.</p> <p>The new bill would establish guidelines for&nbsp;spousal support&nbsp;payments including&nbsp;plac Re-Read Your Divorce Decree http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/re-read-your-divorce-decree http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/re-read-your-divorce-decree/comments 2011-07-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/re-read-your-divorce-decree <p>In the first few months&nbsp;following the dissolution of your marriage,&nbsp; review the terms of your divorce to ensure that you do not&nbsp;have any upcoming deadlines, and&nbsp;make sure that your former spouse is upholding his or her legal&nbsp;obligations defined by the divorce decree.&nbsp Breaking up is hard to do....but it may also be impossible. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do-but-it-may-also-be-impossible http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do-but-it-may-also-be-impossible/comments 2011-07-20T03:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do-but-it-may-also-be-impossible <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 9pt">As&nbsp;almost 8,000&nbsp;of couples in the GLBT community&nbsp;plan their upcoming weddings in the State of&nbsp;New York, many other couples&nbsp;are in a quandary regarding their right to divorce.</span></p> < Child Support Enforcement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-enforcement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-enforcement/comments 2011-07-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-enforcement <p><strong><span style="font-size: 12pt">Child support&nbsp;is&nbsp;generally&nbsp;paid via:</span></strong></p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 5pt 0in"><span style="font-size: 12pt">1.&nbsp;Payments made directly&nbsp;by the payor to the recipient<br /> 2. Payments via&nbsp;an income as A "Must Read" New Book for Single Parents! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-must-read-new-book-for-single-parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-must-read-new-book-for-single-parents/comments 2011-07-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-must-read-new-book-for-single-parents <h5>This New&nbsp;Book&nbsp;by Bill McLeod is a&nbsp;&quot;Must Read&quot; for Newly Divorced and Single Parents Everywhere!</h5> <p>&nbsp;Kicking Butt as a Single Parent by Bill McLeod has 99 tips that every single parent must have!</p> <p>Go to Amazon.com to order now!</p> Colorado Divorce: Appearing in Court Via Skype http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-appearing-in-court-via-skype http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-appearing-in-court-via-skype/comments 2011-07-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-appearing-in-court-via-skype <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoPlainText"><font size="3" face="Consolas">Yesterday, Margaret Walker, a Senior&nbsp;Attorney with&nbsp;The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;had a permanent orders hearing in Judge Stern's courtroom in Denver.&nbsp;&nbsp;Her client was out of state and appeared&nbsp;via S Colorado Custody: Parenting Time Via Skype http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-parenting-time-via-skype http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-parenting-time-via-skype/comments 2011-07-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-parenting-time-via-skype <p>Online Parenting Time:</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Divorced parents are often separated from their children by great distances. Skype or other online&nbsp;internet communication technology, such as Skype or Google Talk, can make it easier for parents and children to stay connected.&nbs 2 Types of Grandparents Rights in the State of Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2-types-of-grandparents-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2-types-of-grandparents-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado/comments 2011-07-14T15:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2-types-of-grandparents-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">There are two types of cases involving grandparent&rsquo;s rights:</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">1. In order to file for grandparent&rsquo;s visitation, there needs must be an existing Court action open, or the gra When Can a Child Decide on Parenting Time? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time/comments 2011-07-14T03:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">In the State?of Colorado, there is no statute that references a specific age at which a child can determine the parent with whom they wish to live. A parent?can file a motion with the Court requesting a modification to the parenting agreement, in which The Common-Law Check List http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-common-law-check-list http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-common-law-check-list/comments 2011-07-14T03:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-common-law-check-list <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Common Law Checklist:</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <ul> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <li>Joint tax returns</li> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <li>Beneficiary on insurance</li> <p>& The Ground Rules for Saving Your Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-ground-rules-for-saving-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-ground-rules-for-saving-your-marriage/comments 2011-07-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-ground-rules-for-saving-your-marriage <ol> <li>Establish some ground rules&nbsp;for making&nbsp;negotiations&nbsp;positive and safe: a) Strive to be&nbsp;kind and upbeat&nbsp;throughout your discussion, b) Safety is a priority during your meetings--be kind and avoid anger at all times, c) if you are unable to reach an understanding Kids: It's Not Your Fault! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-it-s-not-your-fault http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-it-s-not-your-fault/comments 2011-07-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-it-s-not-your-fault <p>Children often&nbsp;feel that they are responsible for their parents&nbsp;divorce because they remember the times they argued with their parents, or got in trouble.&nbsp;Help your children&nbsp;let go of this misconception by talking to them and addressing the following points:</p> <ul> <li A "Must Read" New Book for Single Parents! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-must-read-new-book-for-single-parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-must-read-new-book-for-single-parents/comments 2011-07-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-must-read-new-book-for-single-parents <h4>A &quot;Must Read&quot; New Book for Single Parents!</h4> <p>&nbsp;<u><em>Kicking Butt as a Single Parent </em></u>by Bill McLeod has 99 tips that every single parent must have!</p> <p>&nbsp;Go to Amazon.com to order now!</p> <p>Located in Denver (303) 299-9484 and Fort Collins (970) 472-1838 To Marry or Not to Marry? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-marry-or-not-to-marry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-marry-or-not-to-marry/comments 2011-07-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-marry-or-not-to-marry <p>More than 2 million couples in the US&nbsp;will marry in 2011, but recent U.S. Census Bureau stats&nbsp;show&nbsp;that&nbsp;fewer than half of the households in the United States are currently comprised of married couples. In the past decade, the number of unmarried couples increased 25 percent a Women: Healing From Divorce in a Healthy Manner http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/women-healing-from-divorce-in-a-healthy-manner http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/women-healing-from-divorce-in-a-healthy-manner/comments 2011-06-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/women-healing-from-divorce-in-a-healthy-manner <p>Yes, divorce&nbsp;is hard&nbsp;and the entire process can be&nbsp;emotionally devastating, but be careful how you deal with your pain.</p> <p>Women going through a divorce often result to external means by shopping, having plastic surgery, or trying to create a new</p> <p>relationship before th McCourt's Divorce Leads the LA Dodgers to File for Bankruptcy in Delaware http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mccourt-s-divorce-leads-the-la-dodgers-to-file-for-bankruptcy-in-delaware http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mccourt-s-divorce-leads-the-la-dodgers-to-file-for-bankruptcy-in-delaware/comments 2011-06-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mccourt-s-divorce-leads-the-la-dodgers-to-file-for-bankruptcy-in-delaware <p itxtnodeid="482" itxtharvested="0">LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court Monday, blaming the refusal of Major League Baseball to approve a multibillion-dollar TV deal that owner Frank McCourt was counting on to keep the troubled team afloat New York Approves Legislation to Allow Gay Couples to Marry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-approves-legislation-to-allow-gay-couples-to-marry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-approves-legislation-to-allow-gay-couples-to-marry/comments 2011-06-25T08:23:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-approves-legislation-to-allow-gay-couples-to-marry <p>As New York's gay&nbsp;couples&nbsp;celebrate their right to marry, and&nbsp;they can&nbsp;also&nbsp;take comfort in the fact that, if&nbsp;their marital bliss&nbsp;is temporary, they also have the right to file for divorce.</p> <p>New York State senators voted 33-29 on June 24th &nbsp;to approv The Harris Law Firm Accepts "Above and Beyond" Award for Pro Bono Work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-accepts-above-and-beyond-award-for-pro-bono-work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-accepts-above-and-beyond-award-for-pro-bono-work/comments 2011-06-24T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-accepts-above-and-beyond-award-for-pro-bono-work <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">The Harris Law Firm has received the &ldquo;Above &amp; Can I Obtain a "Quickie Divorce" in Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-obtain-a-quickie-divorce-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-obtain-a-quickie-divorce-in-colorado/comments 2011-06-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-obtain-a-quickie-divorce-in-colorado <p>Yes, but not in Colorado. You can obtain a &quot;quickie divorce&quot; in the Dominican Republic, but it may&nbsp; or may not be valid in your State. Some States in the US will not recognize <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">Dissolution of Marriage</a> decrees from the The Under-Employed Parent and the Calculation of Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-under-employed-parent-and-the-calculation-of-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-under-employed-parent-and-the-calculation-of-child-support/comments 2011-06-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-under-employed-parent-and-the-calculation-of-child-support <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Both parents are responsible for supporting their child. If&nbsp;one parent is accused of being under-employed, the court&nbsp;could say that they might be able to earn more, but that they are not shirking&nbsp; their responsibility and the court&nbsp;may rul Join The Harris Law Firm at Pride Fest Colorado! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-the-harris-law-firm-at-pride-fest-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-the-harris-law-firm-at-pride-fest-colorado/comments 2011-06-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-the-harris-law-firm-at-pride-fest-colorado <p>The 2011 Pride Fest Colorado will celebrate diversity this weekend, June 18 and 19 at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver.</p> <p>Come to booth #L - 8 and talk with attorney Ryann Peyton about <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/non-traditional-family-law">GLBT family law matters</a> and si Can Your Marriage be Saved After an Affair? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-marriage-be-saved-after-an-affair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-marriage-be-saved-after-an-affair/comments 2011-06-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-marriage-be-saved-after-an-affair <p>W<span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 9pt">hile&nbsp;it is&nbsp;entirely possible to have a relationship thrive after an instance of&nbsp;marital infidelity, it is&nbsp;not easy. If you are trying to save your marriage after you have had an affair, you have to prioritize&nbsp;your&nbsp;rela Rebuilding Divorce Recovery Seminar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rebuilding-divorce-recovery-seminar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rebuilding-divorce-recovery-seminar/comments 2011-06-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rebuilding-divorce-recovery-seminar <p>Overcome the emotions of divorce</p> <p>Learn what went wrong</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Start designing your new future</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Rebuilding Divorce Recovery Seminars</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"> Are You Getting Enough Sex? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-getting-enough-sex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-getting-enough-sex/comments 2011-06-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-getting-enough-sex <p>A&nbsp;recent survey&nbsp;reports that&nbsp;as many as 20 million married Americans aren't getting&nbsp;enough sex from their spouse&nbsp;on a regular basis. According to the&nbsp;poll, many married&nbsp;people are&nbsp;dissatisfied with the lack of lovemaking and want to have sex more often.&nbs The Tax Consequences of Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-tax-consequences-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-tax-consequences-of-divorce/comments 2011-06-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-tax-consequences-of-divorce <p><strong>The Equitable Division of Assets</strong></p> <p>Colorado is an equitable distribution state where you and your spouse must&nbsp;divide your&nbsp;assets according to &quot;whatever is fair&quot;&nbsp;according to the family&nbsp;courts.&nbsp;Equitable division of assets is often&nbsp;a 5 If you want to save your marriage... http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-want-to-save-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-want-to-save-your-marriage/comments 2011-06-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-want-to-save-your-marriage <p>If you are seeking to save your marriage, put the fun back in it, and go out on a date together!</p> <p>Dating is important for couples with young children because they need some &quot;just us&quot; time, and important for couples without kids because they often spend too much time working.</p> Having Coffee with Your Kids New Step-Mom http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/having-coffee-with-your-kids-new-step-mom http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/having-coffee-with-your-kids-new-step-mom/comments 2011-06-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/having-coffee-with-your-kids-new-step-mom <p>The first meeting&nbsp;between the divorced mom and and the new stepmom&nbsp;is&nbsp;going be awkward, but&nbsp;plan a meeting anyway. Call her, and set up a 30 minute meeting to have coffee and talk about the kids.&nbsp;Your ex-husband's&nbsp;new wife&nbsp;is going to have an influence on&nbsp;y Divorce Affects Children's Social Skills and Academic Progress http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-affects-children-s-social-skills-and-academic-progress http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-affects-children-s-social-skills-and-academic-progress/comments 2011-06-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-affects-children-s-social-skills-and-academic-progress <div class="hd">Young&nbsp;children whose parents have&nbsp;divorced not only struggle with anxiety and depression that affects their social skills&nbsp;for at least two years after the <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorce</a> but they&nbsp;also have difficulty with& Schwarzenegger-Shriver to Divide $500 Million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/schwarzenegger-shriver-to-divide-500-million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/schwarzenegger-shriver-to-divide-500-million/comments 2011-06-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/schwarzenegger-shriver-to-divide-500-million <p>Like his soon-to-be ex-wife Maria Shriver, Arnold Schwarzenegger has hired a celebrity <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">divorce attorney</a>. Attorney Robert Kaufman&nbsp;will represent&nbsp;the&nbsp;former governor&nbsp;in his divorce from his&nbsp;estranged wife.&nbsp; Kaufman, who has HFL Partner Stephen Vertucci Raises Funds for Needy Families http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hfl-partner-stephen-vertucci-raises-funds-for-needy-families http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hfl-partner-stephen-vertucci-raises-funds-for-needy-families/comments 2011-05-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hfl-partner-stephen-vertucci-raises-funds-for-needy-families <p>O<span style="font-size: 9.5pt">ver the Memorial Day Weekend, Stephen Vertucci of <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">The Harris Law Firm</a> volunteered with the Rotary Breakfast Club of Fort Collins to solicit donations of baby food and diapers from customers outside various Fort Collins g Hollywood Couples Question the Institution of Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hollywood-couples-question-the-institution-of-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hollywood-couples-question-the-institution-of-marriage/comments 2011-05-27T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hollywood-couples-question-the-institution-of-marriage <div style="display: block" id="sfajax_slide_caption_26609" class="sfajax_slideshow_poll_just_caption ">Penelope Cruz and hubby Javier Bardem--whom she married in July 2010--<a href="http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/news/celebrity/514089/penelope-cruz-and-javier-bardem-welcome-a-baby-boy.html" target="_ Colorado Family Law and Complex Family Issues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-complex-family-issues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-complex-family-issues/comments 2011-05-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-and-complex-family-issues <p>In 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau defined family as &quot;two or more people who are related by blood, marriage, or adoption who are residing in the same house together.&quot; Only five years later, in 2011, what we now&nbsp;define as &quot;family&quot; still includes the &quot;traditional&quot; fa Colorado Divorce: Should I Introduce My Child to the Person I am Dating? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-should-i-introduce-my-child-to-the-person-i-am-dating http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-should-i-introduce-my-child-to-the-person-i-am-dating/comments 2011-05-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-should-i-introduce-my-child-to-the-person-i-am-dating <p>You don't tell your child everything about your life, and you don't need to introduce them to everyone you know. If you have dated a person for several weeks following your <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorce</a>, you do not have to keep your dates a secret, but US Divorce Rate Declines, But the 7-Year Itch Continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rate-declines-but-the-7-year-itch-continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rate-declines-but-the-7-year-itch-continues/comments 2011-05-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rate-declines-but-the-7-year-itch-continues <p>After decades of increases, U.S. <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorces</a> are leveling off with couples now slightly more likely to reach their 10-year wedding anniversary. But the &quot;seven-year itch&quot; among couples persists, with nearly one out of two fir Colorado Divorce: Hiring the Experts http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-hiring-the-experts http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-hiring-the-experts/comments 2011-05-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-hiring-the-experts <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>The <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">attorneys</a> at The Harris Law Firm say that you should consider working with other divorce experts to make certain that your assets and mental health&nbsp;are protected during the divorce process. Let us help you build your te Colorado divorce rate plummets during recession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-rate-plummets-during-recession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-rate-plummets-during-recession/comments 2011-05-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-rate-plummets-during-recession <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none">The divorce rate in Colorado has dropped to 4.2 percent per 1,000 people, a Colorado Divorce: Understanding Your Spouse's Communication Style http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-understanding-your-spouse-s-communication-style http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-understanding-your-spouse-s-communication-style/comments 2011-05-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-understanding-your-spouse-s-communication-style <p>Communication means really trying to understand what it is your spouse is trying to tell you.&nbsp; For example, when men&nbsp;stop&nbsp;talking, it&nbsp;often means that they have said what they have to say,&nbsp;but a woman's silence usually means that she is very upset.&nbsp;&nbsp;A happy&nbsp U.S. Census Report Shows Divorce Rates Declining http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/u-s-census-report-shows-divorce-rates-declining http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/u-s-census-report-shows-divorce-rates-declining/comments 2011-05-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/u-s-census-report-shows-divorce-rates-declining <div style="clear: both" class="float"> <div style="clear: both" class="float">Recent findings by&nbsp;the U.S. Census Bureau&nbsp;indicate <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorce</a> rates for most age groups have been decreasing&nbsp;since 1996 by an average of about Maria Shriver Hires Divorce Lawyer: Will She Terminate Her Marriage? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maria-shriver-hires-divorce-lawyer-will-she-terminate-her-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maria-shriver-hires-divorce-lawyer-will-she-terminate-her-marriage/comments 2011-05-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maria-shriver-hires-divorce-lawyer-will-she-terminate-her-marriage <p>Former California First-Lady Maria Shriver has hired Laura Wasser, Esq. a&nbsp; prominent Los Angeles <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">domestic relations attorney</a>. It has been reported that Shriver hired Wasser prior to the breaking news that her husband, Arnold S Bill would ban parents from having sex at home while getting divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bill-would-ban-parents-from-having-sex-at-home-while-getting-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bill-would-ban-parents-from-having-sex-at-home-while-getting-divorce/comments 2011-05-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bill-would-ban-parents-from-having-sex-at-home-while-getting-divorce <p>Updated: Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 8:47 AM EDT<br /> Published : Monday, 16 May 2011, 6:16 AM EDT</p> <p>BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - A new bill in Massachusettes would ban parents from engaging in sexual relationships within the home until their divorces are final.</p> <p>The bill is mea Living Together After the Divorce is Final http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/living-together-after-the-divorce-is-final http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/living-together-after-the-divorce-is-final/comments 2011-05-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/living-together-after-the-divorce-is-final <p>Before filing for <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorce</a>, spouses should consider the costs of separation.&nbsp;Begin by creating a balance sheet showing&nbsp;your monthly household income verses expenses. The next step is to divide&nbsp;both incomes in half, do Dont Ask Your Child to be the "Go Between" in Your Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dont-ask-your-child-to-be-the-go-between-in-your-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dont-ask-your-child-to-be-the-go-between-in-your-colorado-divorce/comments 2011-05-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dont-ask-your-child-to-be-the-go-between-in-your-colorado-divorce <p>Triangulation&nbsp;sometimes occurs during the <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorce process</a> when&nbsp;a third party&nbsp;is drawn into the demise of&nbsp;a couple's relationship. At best, the Go-between&rdquo;&nbsp;can act as a mediator,&nbsp;but at worst can Sir Paul McCartney to Marry Wife #3! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sir-paul-mccartney-to-marry-wife-3 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sir-paul-mccartney-to-marry-wife-3/comments 2011-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sir-paul-mccartney-to-marry-wife-3 <p>Sir Paul McCartney, 68,&nbsp;and his girlfriend of four years, New York businesswoman Nancy Shevell, 51,are engaged to be married. The&nbsp;rock and roll&nbsp;legend started dating Shevell in the Hamptons during the summer of 2007. This will be McCartney's third marriage. He married Linda McCartn Arnold and Maria Schwartzenegger: Will the Power Couple Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arnold-and-maria-schwartzenegger-will-the-power-couple-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arnold-and-maria-schwartzenegger-will-the-power-couple-divorce/comments 2011-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arnold-and-maria-schwartzenegger-will-the-power-couple-divorce <div class="imgcont img300x400">&nbsp; <div> <p class="caption">In&nbsp; a joint announcement, former California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger and his wife, former newswoman, Maria Shriver announced that they are now&nbsp;living apart. Ms. Shriver has recently&nbsp;left the couple's home in the How long does it take to recover from divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-it-take-to-recover-from-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-it-take-to-recover-from-divorce/comments 2011-05-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-it-take-to-recover-from-divorce <p>Divorce recovery is a highly personal&nbsp;process, and it&nbsp;depends on&nbsp;many factors. These include&nbsp;the length of the marriage, your age, &nbsp;the age of your children, your financial status, and how prepared you were for the demise of your marriage. Grieving the loss of your relati Working on Your Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/working-on-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/working-on-your-marriage/comments 2011-05-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/working-on-your-marriage <p>The ups and downs associated with marriage are to be expected, but when tensiona&nbsp;are running high, consider talking with a licensed marriage counselor to help you through difficult times. Go to the&nbsp;&quot;Saving Your Marriage&quot; section of our website to access of list of therapists i Living Unhappily Together is More Tragic than Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/living-unhappily-together-is-more-tragic-than-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/living-unhappily-together-is-more-tragic-than-divorce/comments 2011-05-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/living-unhappily-together-is-more-tragic-than-divorce <div class="tags">&nbsp;</div> <div id="bodyText"> <div id="relatedNews" class="storyModule"> <div class="photoItem">A&nbsp;successful marriage is&nbsp;a supportive partnership, but sometimes&nbsp;our unions&nbsp;are simply not destined to last forever.&nbsp; What if the two of you stop growing t Obtaining Affordable Health Care After Your Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/obtaining-affordable-health-care-after-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/obtaining-affordable-health-care-after-your-divorce/comments 2011-05-05T12:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/obtaining-affordable-health-care-after-your-divorce <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Another important point to consider prior to filing for divorce is obtaining affordable health care. Prior to the</p> </span></p> <p dir="ltr" align="left"><a href="http://www.healthcare.gov/law/introduction/index.html"><b><font face="Arial"><span lan Could the Rising Divorce Rate in 2011 Signal an Economic Recovery for the U.S.? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-the-rising-divorce-rate-in-2011-signal-an-economic-recovery-for-the-u-s http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-the-rising-divorce-rate-in-2011-signal-an-economic-recovery-for-the-u-s/comments 2011-05-02T09:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-the-rising-divorce-rate-in-2011-signal-an-economic-recovery-for-the-u-s <div class="hd"><cite class="vcard">The Harris Law Firm, the largest family law firm in the State of Colorado, has seen an increase in business in the first 4 months of&nbsp;2011. Are the rising number of divorce cases a leading indicator meaning that our faltering economy is on the mend? Read more: Attorney Stephen Vertucci Talks to High School Students About Career in Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-stephen-vertucci-talks-to-high-school-students-about-career-in-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-stephen-vertucci-talks-to-high-school-students-about-career-in-law/comments 2011-04-29T07:03:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-stephen-vertucci-talks-to-high-school-students-about-career-in-law <p>Attorney Stephen Vertucci volunteered at the Rocky Mountain High School Career Expo this week to answer questions from graduating high school students who have an interest in becoming an attorney.&nbsp;&nbsp; Discussions ranged from describing &ldquo;a day in the life&rdquo; of an attorney, what Much Happiness to the Royal Couple, the new Duke and Duchess of Cambridge http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/much-happiness-to-the-royal-couple-the-new-duke-and-duchess-of-cambridge http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/much-happiness-to-the-royal-couple-the-new-duke-and-duchess-of-cambridge/comments 2011-04-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/much-happiness-to-the-royal-couple-the-new-duke-and-duchess-of-cambridge <p>The Royal Wedding was a great success,&nbsp;the much anticipated dress was perfect, the weather cooperated,&nbsp;and&nbsp;they even &nbsp;kissed twice on the balcony of&nbsp;Buckingham Palace&nbsp;to the great joy of the crowd below!&nbsp; Everyone at The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;wishes&nbsp;the Prin US Divorce Rate Declines, But the 7-Year Itch Continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rate-declines-but-the-7-year-itch-continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rate-declines-but-the-7-year-itch-continues/comments 2011-04-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rate-declines-but-the-7-year-itch-continues <p>After decades of increases, U.S. divorces are leveling off with couples now slightly more likely to reach their 10-year wedding anniversary. But the &quot;seven-year itch&quot; among couples persists, with nearly one out of two first marriages estimated to end in divorce.</p> <p>Roughly 75% of t US Divorce Rates Have Dipped During the Recessession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rates-have-dipped-during-the-recessession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rates-have-dipped-during-the-recessession/comments 2011-04-26T08:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/us-divorce-rates-have-dipped-during-the-recessession <p itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="339">Per The Financial Times: US Divorce rates have dipped during the recessession as unemployment surged and the</p> <p itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="339">housing market collapsed.</p> <p itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="338">The rate&nbsp;decreased in 2009 to 9.7 fr Free "Questions About Divorce?" Seminar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar/comments 2011-04-25T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar <p>Join Senior Associate Margaret Walker on April 28th from 12 to 1 pm for a Free Seminar at The Harris Law Firm</p> <p>1125 17th Street</p> <p>Suite 1820</p> <p>Denver CO 80202</p> <p>To RSVP, call 303 299 9484</p> Stephen Vertucci Supports Rotary Read http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supports-rotary-read http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supports-rotary-read/comments 2011-04-25T08:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supports-rotary-read <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Attorney Stephen Vertucci, managing partner of&nbsp;The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, is a member of Rotary Read, a committee focused on promoting literacy in Fort Collins elementary students.&nbsp; Each year, the committee raises funds to sponsor a Charlie Sheen Should Have Supervised Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-should-have-supervised-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-should-have-supervised-parenting-time/comments 2011-04-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-should-have-supervised-parenting-time <p>It was no surprise to anyone that actor Charlie Sheen&nbsp;was unsuccessful in his attempt to obtain&nbsp;full custody of his twin boys,&nbsp;Bob and Max.&nbsp;In the Los Angeles courtroom this week, the judge was unimpressed when Sheen had bragged about the magnitude of&nbsp;his former drug use. Colorado Family Law: New Rules Will Guide Child Family Investigators http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-new-rules-will-guide-child-family-investigators http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-new-rules-will-guide-child-family-investigators/comments 2011-04-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-new-rules-will-guide-child-family-investigators <p>Please note the following changes that have been made to CJD 04-08 and JDF 1318.&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;CJD 04-08 Amended April 14, 2011 &ndash; Appointments of Child and Family Investigators Pursuant to C.R.S. 14-10-116.5</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">and rev Rich Harris Comments on Parenting Time and the Best Interests of Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-comments-on-parenting-time-and-the-best-interests-of-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-comments-on-parenting-time-and-the-best-interests-of-children/comments 2011-04-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-comments-on-parenting-time-and-the-best-interests-of-children <p>The State of Alabama is currently weighing proposed changes to their child custody laws aimed at uniting broken families. Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm, <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">Colorado's largest family law firm</a>, commented on this on Mond If You Pay Child Support, Get Copies of the Paperwork from Family Support Registry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-pay-child-support-get-copies-of-the-paperwork-from-family-support-registry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-pay-child-support-get-copies-of-the-paperwork-from-family-support-registry/comments 2011-04-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-pay-child-support-get-copies-of-the-paperwork-from-family-support-registry <p><strong>James Powell of El Paso County in Colorado&nbsp;Springs, Colorado</strong>&nbsp;has been paying <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-child-support.cfm">child support</a> for years, but for the benefit of someone else's children, <u><em>not </em></u>his&nbsp;own children!</p> The Harris Law Firm Supports the Fort Collins Running Club http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-fort-collins-running-club http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-fort-collins-running-club/comments 2011-04-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-fort-collins-running-club <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">Family Law Attorney</a> Elizabeth Howard and Allie Shearer of The Harris Law Firm, (Located in Denver and Fort Collins), supported the Fort Collins Running Club on Sunday by&nbsp;competing in&nbsp;the annual Horse Tooth Half Marathon!</p> <p>The Horsetoo Using a QDRO to Divide a Qualified Plan During Divorce Proceedings http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-a-qdro-to-divide-a-qualified-plan-during-divorce-proceedings http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-a-qdro-to-divide-a-qualified-plan-during-divorce-proceedings/comments 2011-04-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-a-qdro-to-divide-a-qualified-plan-during-divorce-proceedings <p align="justify">In general, ERISA&nbsp;rules do&nbsp;not permit a&nbsp;participant in a qualified plan&nbsp;to assign the participant's interest in&nbsp;the retirement&nbsp;account to another individual. 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Kathy Sabine, the Weather-Woman from 9 News will be on the cover, and Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm will be featured in the same issue!</p> Fort Collins Divorce and Child Custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-divorce-and-child-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-divorce-and-child-custody/comments 2011-04-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fort-collins-divorce-and-child-custody <p>If you have a <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/fort-collins">family law matter in Weld or Larimer Counties</a>, The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;is here to&nbsp;help. &nbsp;Stephen Vertucci, a partner with the firm, and associate attorney Jonathan White, work together as a team to handle issues th Save Your Marriage: Go to the "Ask a Therapist" Form on Our Homepage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-go-to-the-ask-a-therapist-form-on-our-homepage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-go-to-the-ask-a-therapist-form-on-our-homepage/comments 2011-04-05T05:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage-go-to-the-ask-a-therapist-form-on-our-homepage <p>Having trouble in your marriage?</p> <p>Go to our homepage and you can ask a marriage counselor a question online.</p> <p>You will&nbsp;receive an answer to your question within 48 hours!</p> Is Divorce Different When There are $Millions to Divide? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-different-when-there-are-millions-to-divide http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-different-when-there-are-millions-to-divide/comments 2011-04-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-different-when-there-are-millions-to-divide <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p><strong>Is Divorce Different When There are $Millions to Divide?</stron Parents of Twins More Likely to Get Divorced http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-twins-more-likely-to-get-divorced http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-twins-more-likely-to-get-divorced/comments 2011-03-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-twins-more-likely-to-get-divorced <div _yuid="yui_3_1_1_4_130158291407511" class="yn-story-content"> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters Health) &ndash; Parents of twins may be slightly more likely to get divorced than parents without twins, according to a new study.</p> <p>The findings &quot;are not surprising, given the stresses that caring fo No Fault Divorce Means Keeping "Dirty Laundry" out of the Courtroom http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-fault-divorce-means-keeping-dirty-laundry-out-of-the-courtroom http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-fault-divorce-means-keeping-dirty-laundry-out-of-the-courtroom/comments 2011-03-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-fault-divorce-means-keeping-dirty-laundry-out-of-the-courtroom <p>The &quot;No-Fault&quot; Divorce Law is now applicable in&nbsp;all 50 states. This means that either spouse, with or without the consent of the other, &nbsp;can file for and obtain a dissolution of marriage for any reason. The fact that your spouse may have had&nbsp;countless affairs throughout y Hiring a Family Law Attorney vs. Representing Yourself in a Court of Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hiring-a-family-law-attorney-vs-representing-yourself-in-a-court-of-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hiring-a-family-law-attorney-vs-representing-yourself-in-a-court-of-law/comments 2011-03-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hiring-a-family-law-attorney-vs-representing-yourself-in-a-court-of-law <p align="left" dir="ltr">For a variety of reasons, many people choose to represent themselves when dealing with <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorce</a>, custody, <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-child-support.cfm">child support</a> or other family l The Harris Law Firm Seeing More Divorces in Rural Areas http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-seeing-more-divorces-in-rural-areas http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-seeing-more-divorces-in-rural-areas/comments 2011-03-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-seeing-more-divorces-in-rural-areas <p>By SABRINA TAVERNISE and ROBERT GEBELOFF</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">So it is a bitter mark of modernity that even in rural America, divorce is up nearly sevenfold since 1970, giving the county the unwelcome distinction of being a standout in this category of census data. <a href="http Remember to Address the Issue of Grown Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remember-to-address-the-issue-of-grown-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remember-to-address-the-issue-of-grown-children/comments 2011-03-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remember-to-address-the-issue-of-grown-children <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>Older couples who file for <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colo Factor in Taxes on Retirement Accounts Before Dividing Marital Assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/factor-in-taxes-on-retirement-accounts-before-dividing-marital-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/factor-in-taxes-on-retirement-accounts-before-dividing-marital-assets/comments 2011-03-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/factor-in-taxes-on-retirement-accounts-before-dividing-marital-assets <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>For couples over 50, retirement assets held in 401(k)s, 403(b)s, and ot Social Media Posts are Being Used as Evidence in Divorce Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-media-posts-are-being-used-as-evidence-in-divorce-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-media-posts-are-being-used-as-evidence-in-divorce-cases/comments 2011-03-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-media-posts-are-being-used-as-evidence-in-divorce-cases <p>Information posted on Facebook, Twitter, other social media sites, and email records can all be obtained as evidence in <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">Colorado divorce</a> proceedings. So if you are currently involved in a&nbsp;divorce action where there is potential conflict regarding Relocating Following a Divorce – How This Can Affect Your Kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocating-following-a-divorce-how-this-can-affect-your-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocating-following-a-divorce-how-this-can-affect-your-kids/comments 2011-03-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocating-following-a-divorce-how-this-can-affect-your-kids <p><span style="font-size: 9pt">If you are considering a long distance move from your former spouse&nbsp;after your <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">divorce</a> is final, you must first consider the effect&nbsp;a move may have on your children.&nbsp;</span></p> <div sty Strategize Before You File for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/strategize-before-you-file-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/strategize-before-you-file-for-divorce/comments 2011-03-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/strategize-before-you-file-for-divorce <p><b>STRATEGIZE WITH A FAMILY LAW ATTORNEY</b></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Before you <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">file for divorce</a>, consider meeting with a <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">Colorado family law attorney</a> to discuss strategy Colorado Child Custody: Try a Free Co-Parenting Calendar! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-try-a-free-co-parenting-calendar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-try-a-free-co-parenting-calendar/comments 2011-03-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-custody-try-a-free-co-parenting-calendar <p>Finally a co-parenting calendar for divorced or separated parents! To&nbsp;obtain&nbsp;a free and easily shared&nbsp;calendar with your co-parent, just call Co-Families at 720 221 7797 or email them at <a href="mailto:info@cofamilies.com">info@cofamilies.com</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> TOP TEN LAWYERS OF THE DECADE! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-ten-lawyers-of-the-decade http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-ten-lawyers-of-the-decade/comments 2011-03-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-ten-lawyers-of-the-decade <p>Congratulations to Rich Harris for being selected as one of the finalists for the Top Ten Lawyers of the Decade by Law Week Colorado!</p> Colorado Divorce: Fort Collins Family Law Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-fort-collins-family-law-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-fort-collins-family-law-cases/comments 2011-03-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-fort-collins-family-law-cases <p>For <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">Colorado divorce </a>and child custody issues in Weld, Larimer, Boulder counties and Loveland, call The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins. Partner Steve Vertucci and Jonathan White can be reached at 970 472 1838. The office is locate Colorado Civil Unions Bill for Gay Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-civil-unions-bill-for-gay-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-civil-unions-bill-for-gay-couples/comments 2011-03-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-civil-unions-bill-for-gay-couples <p>The Judiciary committee of the Colorado Senate approved a bill on Monday that would grant homosexual couples many of the same rights currently reserved for married heterosexual couples.</p> <p>Senate Bill 172, sponsored by Denver Democrat Pat Steadman, would &quot;authorize any 2 unmarried adult Colorado Divorce: Ask a Marriage Counselor a Question Via from the HFL Website! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-ask-a-marriage-counselor-a-question-via-from-the-hfl-website http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-ask-a-marriage-counselor-a-question-via-from-the-hfl-website/comments 2011-03-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-ask-a-marriage-counselor-a-question-via-from-the-hfl-website <p>Ask a marriage counselor a question via our website and receive an answer in 48 hours!</p> <p>Just click on the email form on the upper right hand side of our website!</p> Women in Military are Twice as Likely to Divorce as Their Male Counterparts http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/women-in-military-are-twice-as-likely-to-divorce-as-their-male-counterparts http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/women-in-military-are-twice-as-likely-to-divorce-as-their-male-counterparts/comments 2011-03-09T11:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/women-in-military-are-twice-as-likely-to-divorce-as-their-male-counterparts <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: 13.5pt; margin: 0in 0in 12pt; background: white"><span style="color: #292727; font-size: 10pt">Recent statistics from the Pentagon indicate that women in the military are twice as likely to divorce as their male counterparts. . In 2010, 7.8 percent of women in Colorado Custody: Should Unbalanced Parents Have Unsupervised Parenting Time? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-should-unbalanced-parents-have-unsupervised-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-should-unbalanced-parents-have-unsupervised-parenting-time/comments 2011-03-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-should-unbalanced-parents-have-unsupervised-parenting-time <p>Example:</p> <p>Per the attorneys at The Harris Law Firm, it is very possible that actor Charlie Sheen&nbsp;will have his parenting time modified&nbsp;soon.&nbsp;Sheen and his soon to be ex wife Brooke Mueller have 2 year old twin sons, &nbsp;Bob and Max,&nbsp;and&nbsp;he also has &nbsp;2 young The Complexity of Famliy Law Cases for the Non-Traditional Family Continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-complexity-of-famliy-law-cases-for-the-non-traditional-family-continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-complexity-of-famliy-law-cases-for-the-non-traditional-family-continues/comments 2011-03-07T01:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-complexity-of-famliy-law-cases-for-the-non-traditional-family-continues <p>Per the lawyers at The Harris Law Firm, Colorado's family law team:</p> <p>Until we have laws that govern same-sex marriage, the family law cases associated with these non-traditional families is going to continue to be highly complex.</p> <p>A recent decision by the Texas Court of Appeals illu Social Media Cited in One of Every Five Divorce Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-media-cited-in-one-of-every-five-divorce-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-media-cited-in-one-of-every-five-divorce-cases/comments 2011-03-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-media-cited-in-one-of-every-five-divorce-cases <p><span style="font-size: 12pt">According to a recent survey of divorce lawyers by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the use of information obtained via Facebook and other forms of social media has been cited in more than 20% of divorce cases. </span></p> <div style="line-height: normal Colorado Divorce: The Go To Family Law Firm in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-go-to-family-law-firm-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-go-to-family-law-firm-in-fort-collins/comments 2011-03-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-go-to-family-law-firm-in-fort-collins <p>For family law matters in Loveland, or Weld and Larimer counties, The Harris Law Firm also has an office in Fort Collins, Colorado. Located at 123 North College, in Suite 200 of the Executive Center, &nbsp;you can&nbsp;arrange a consultation with&nbsp;Stephen Vertucci, a partner at the firm, or J Colorado Divorce: Avoid it by Keeping Your Marriage Strong http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-avoid-it-by-keeping-your-marriage-strong http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-avoid-it-by-keeping-your-marriage-strong/comments 2011-02-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-avoid-it-by-keeping-your-marriage-strong <p><strong>If you are married and have kids, you want your marriage to stay strong. Divorce is not only complicated, it is expensive! Keep your marriage in tact by following one simple rule: Spend time together as a couple. Yes it is difficult to find the time to get away, your work life is complica Survey Shows Society Still Believes in the Nuclear Family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/survey-shows-society-still-believes-in-the-nuclear-family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/survey-shows-society-still-believes-in-the-nuclear-family/comments 2011-02-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/survey-shows-society-still-believes-in-the-nuclear-family <p>According to&nbsp;a recent report by the <a href="http://pewresearch.org/pubs/1895/public-division-over-trends-shaping-the-family-structure">Pew Research Center</a>, many&nbsp;respondents indicated&nbsp;that most people agree that kids are better off when being raised by both parents. The survey "Ask a Marriage Counselor" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-ask-a-marriage-counselor http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-ask-a-marriage-counselor/comments 2011-02-18T09:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-ask-a-marriage-counselor <p>The Harris Law Firm is adding a new section to our website! The &quot;Ask a Marriage Counselor&quot;&nbsp;form will allow you to ask a therapist a question about saving your marriage. Just fill out the form and you will receive an answer to your question in 48 hours! This new service will be avai Colorado Divorce: Until Debt Do Us Part http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-until-debt-do-us-part http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-until-debt-do-us-part/comments 2011-02-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-until-debt-do-us-part <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://us.lrd.yahoo.com/SIG=1230d2prd/**http%3A//contributor.yahoo.com/user/939052/morris_armstrong.html">Morris Armstrong</a>, On Wednesday February 9, 2011, 4:40 pm EST</p> <p>&quot;I am not responsible for paying the mortgage. My ex is, and it states that in the divorc Your Kids Need a Relationship with You and Your Ex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-kids-need-a-relationship-with-you-and-your-ex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-kids-need-a-relationship-with-you-and-your-ex/comments 2011-02-13T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-kids-need-a-relationship-with-you-and-your-ex <p>When you find yourself struggling&nbsp;with your former spouse regarding&nbsp;parenting issues,&nbsp;remember the following:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Your Kids Need a Relationship with Both Parents.</strong> Following a Colorado Divorce,&nbsp;it is&nbsp;important to know that your&nbsp;children When Do I Start Dating Again? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-do-i-start-dating-again http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-do-i-start-dating-again/comments 2011-02-10T06:25:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-do-i-start-dating-again <p>Divorce is painful, and some people need more time to recover than others.&nbsp;After&nbsp;obtaining your final divorce decree,&nbsp;allow yourself&nbsp;at least&nbsp;six to twelve months&nbsp;to&nbsp;adjust to the fact that you are single.&nbsp;&nbsp;Rather than beginning to date right away, use Colorado Divorce: Cutting the costs http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-cutting-the-costs http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-cutting-the-costs/comments 2011-02-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-cutting-the-costs <p>By Kathy M. Kristof Personal Finance - February 6, 2011</p> <p>It may seem unromantic, but just about the only people who are busier than florists this time of year are divorce attorneys.</p> <p>Whether it's because Valentine's Day forces couples to face romantic disappointments or because many Blue Valentine: Marriage on the Rocks http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/blue-valentine-marriage-on-the-rocks http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/blue-valentine-marriage-on-the-rocks/comments 2011-02-04T08:25:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/blue-valentine-marriage-on-the-rocks <p>Go see the Oscar nomtinated film <em>Blue Valentine,&nbsp;a</em>&nbsp;film that centers on a contemporary married couple, and charts the evolution of their relationship&nbsp;over a span of years.</p> <p>The essence of the film is straightforward; don't give up on marriage, but be smart about who Is Kelsey Grammer getting remarried before his divorce is final? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-kelsey-grammer-getting-remarried-before-his-divorce-is-final http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-kelsey-grammer-getting-remarried-before-his-divorce-is-final/comments 2011-02-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-kelsey-grammer-getting-remarried-before-his-divorce-is-final <p>Can you get remarried before obtaining your divorce decree? Kelsey Grammer, who is about to marry&nbsp; his new fiance' on February 25th&nbsp;in the Grand Ballroom of&nbsp;the Plaza Hotel is about to find out!</p> <p>According the lawyers at The Harris Law Firm, a subsequent marriage will be ren Will Denise Richards File to Modify Her Parenting Plan with Charlie Sheen? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-denise-richards-file-to-modify-her-parenting-plan-with-charlie-sheen http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-denise-richards-file-to-modify-her-parenting-plan-with-charlie-sheen/comments 2011-02-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-denise-richards-file-to-modify-her-parenting-plan-with-charlie-sheen <p>Per the lawyers at The Harris Law Firm,&nbsp;family law&nbsp;courts hold modifications to court -ordered parenting schedules to a&nbsp;very&nbsp;high standard. Child endangerment is one of the reasons&nbsp;that the courts will consider when a party has filed to modify parenting time. Denise Richa Eva Longoria and Tony Parker Have Ended their Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-have-ended-their-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-have-ended-their-marriage/comments 2011-01-31T09:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-have-ended-their-marriage <p><a title="Eva Longoria" href="http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/Eva+Longoria"><font color="#015fb6">Eva Longoria</font></a>, 35,&nbsp;and <a title="Tony Parker" href="http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/Tony+Parker"><font color="#015fb6">Tony Parker</font></a>, 28, who married in 2007, quietly ende Divorce Coaching at No Charge! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-coaching-at-no-charge http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-coaching-at-no-charge/comments 2011-01-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-coaching-at-no-charge <p>Divorcecoaching.com&nbsp;is a new website&nbsp;that offers divorce coaching!&nbsp;The site&nbsp;contains a number of helpful resources to women who are facing the end of their marriages, and also to those who are struggling to rebuild their lives following a divorce.</p> <p>The site was develope Positive Communication Will Keep Your Marriage Strong http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/positive-communication-will-keep-your-marriage-strong http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/positive-communication-will-keep-your-marriage-strong/comments 2011-01-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/positive-communication-will-keep-your-marriage-strong <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Positive and ongoing communication will keep your marriage strong and on track</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">1.) Research indicates that when couples begin to assign blame and make accusations, that positive communication will come to a halt.</p> Lottery Winner May Have to Share Millions of Marital Assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lottery-winner-may-have-to-share-millions-of-marital-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lottery-winner-may-have-to-share-millions-of-marital-assets/comments 2011-01-21T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lottery-winner-may-have-to-share-millions-of-marital-assets <p>When 29-year-old single Idaho mom Holly Lahti became the&nbsp;$190 million winner&nbsp;in the $380 Mega Millions lottery, she did not accept her winnings in person. Instead, she simply resigned from her bank teller position, and moved to a warmer climate with her two children.</p> <p>Still marri Rocker John Mellencamp and his Almay-Model Wife Elaine File for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rocker-john-mellencamp-and-his-almay-model-wife-elaine-file-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rocker-john-mellencamp-and-his-almay-model-wife-elaine-file-for-divorce/comments 2011-01-20T11:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rocker-john-mellencamp-and-his-almay-model-wife-elaine-file-for-divorce <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Rocker <b>John Mellencamp</b> and his Almay-model wife <b>Elaine Irwin</b> announced that they have filed for divorce after 18 years of marriage.</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Court documents indicate that Mellencamp and Irwin separated in September 20 Need Marital Advice? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/need-marital-advice http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/need-marital-advice/comments 2011-01-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/need-marital-advice <div class="explanatory"><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Researchers at Brigham Young University offer an extensive online marital assessment, called Relate, for couples and individuals. The detailed questionnaire, at www.relate-institute.org, takes about 35 minutes to complete and gener Save Your Marriage! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage/comments 2011-01-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/save-your-marriage <p>Access the Resource Center on our website for a list of therapists who work with married couples in crisis!</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">www.harrisfamilylaw.com</a></p> Divorcing Wisely http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-wisely http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-wisely/comments 2011-01-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-wisely <p>Divorce is an unpleasant process for all concerned, but if you proceed wisely you can minimize the pain:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=345">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=345</a></p> <p>Locate Questions About Divorce? Attend Our FREE Seminar! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce-attend-our-free-seminar http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce-attend-our-free-seminar/comments 2011-01-13T11:26:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce-attend-our-free-seminar <p>Come to our free seminar on Thursday, February 10th from 12 pm to 1 pm at The Harris Law Firm: 1125 17th St, Suite 1820, Denver, CO 80202. Margaret Walker, Esq. will lead the seminar. To RSVP - call 303 299 9484</p> Texas Court of Appeals Grants Gay Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-court-of-appeals-grants-gay-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-court-of-appeals-grants-gay-divorce/comments 2011-01-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-court-of-appeals-grants-gay-divorce <div class="hd">DALLAS &ndash; The Texas Attorney General ruled that the court can't block a divorce granted to two women who were legally married elsewhere, an appeals court ruled Friday. <div _yuid="yui_3_1_1_5_129486096228111" class="yn-story-content"> <p>A judge in Austin granted a divorce las Making Time for Each Other: Date Night for Married Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-time-for-each-other-date-night-for-married-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-time-for-each-other-date-night-for-married-couples/comments 2011-01-06T10:19:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-time-for-each-other-date-night-for-married-couples <p><span lang="EN"> <ul> <li>Share your expectations with each other regarding your upcoming date</li> <li>Agree that date night is just for the two of you to reconnect and enjoy each other's company</li> <li>Calendar date night at least once a month and make your evening together a Appellate Court Rules that Divorce Settlement Will be Reopened Due to Worthless Assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/appellate-court-rules-that-divorce-settlement-will-be-reopened-due-to-worthless-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/appellate-court-rules-that-divorce-settlement-will-be-reopened-due-to-worthless-assets/comments 2011-01-06T10:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/appellate-court-rules-that-divorce-settlement-will-be-reopened-due-to-worthless-assets <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Attorney Steven Simkin recently appealed the courts decision regarding his divorce settlement. His portion of the assets that were divided per the divorce decree included a now worthless $2.7 million investment portfolio managed by Bernard Madoff.</p> Kelsey Grammer Will Divide Marital Assets that Exceed $100 Million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kelsey-grammer-will-divide-marital-assets-that-exceed-100-million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kelsey-grammer-will-divide-marital-assets-that-exceed-100-million/comments 2011-01-05T09:23:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kelsey-grammer-will-divide-marital-assets-that-exceed-100-million <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Former Fraser star, Kelsey Grammer wants his pending divorce from third wife Camille Grammer to be finalized as soon as possible, but the divorce will cost him a bundle.</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Grammer has asked the California court that the diss How to Address Infidelity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-to-address-infidelity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-to-address-infidelity/comments 2011-01-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-to-address-infidelity <p>Do you think that your spouse may be cheating? There are signs to look for when you suspect infidelity. But remember even if your wife or husband has had an affair, it may not be the end of your marriage. Before you call a Denver divorce attorney at The Harris Law&nbsp;Firm to&nbsp;file for a Col 2010 Celebrity Divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-celebrity-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-celebrity-divorces/comments 2010-12-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-celebrity-divorces <p><font size="2" face="Arial"><font size="2" face="Arial"><font size="2" face="Arial"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span lang="EN">Award winning actress Sandra Bullock divorced husband Jesse James in 2010. They have no children together, but&nbsp;Bullock adopted a little boy from New Orleans.&nbsp;S Merry Christmas at The Arapahoe House from The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/merry-christmas-at-the-arapahoe-house-from-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/merry-christmas-at-the-arapahoe-house-from-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2010-12-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/merry-christmas-at-the-arapahoe-house-from-the-harris-law-firm <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="center"><a href="http://www.arapahoehouse.org/"><b><font face="Arial"><span lang="EN">www.arapahoehouse.org</span></font><span style="display: none" id="1293489143766E">&nbsp;</span></b></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: left" dir="ltr">J Happy Holidays Everyone! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-everyone http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-everyone/comments 2010-12-23T14:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-everyone <p>All of us at The Harris Law Firm wish you a very happy holiday season!</p> Do You Need to File for Enforcement? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-need-to-file-for-enforcement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-need-to-file-for-enforcement/comments 2010-12-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-need-to-file-for-enforcement <p>At the close of litigated <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">family law proceedings</a>, Colorado Courts enter permanent orders to establish the rights and obligations of the parties involved. In cases where both parties have agreed upon a settlement, the terms of the agreement are include Creating a Colorado Divorce Settlement Agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-colorado-divorce-settlement-agreement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-colorado-divorce-settlement-agreement/comments 2010-12-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-a-colorado-divorce-settlement-agreement <p>If the parties to a Colorado&nbsp;divorce action&nbsp;are able to&nbsp;come to an agreement regarding the division of marital assets and debt,&nbsp;and&nbsp;a parenting schedule, they will prepare a <em>Separation Agreement </em>that defines the terms of their settlement.</p> <p>The Separation A Trust Accounts and Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/trust-accounts-and-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/trust-accounts-and-colorado-divorce/comments 2010-12-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/trust-accounts-and-colorado-divorce <div id="post-30" class="post"> <div class="entry"> <p>If a spouse who is a party&nbsp;to a Colorado divorce&nbsp;is a beneficiary of a trust, their interest in the trust may constitute marital property under Colorado law. When trust issues are involved in a divorce matter there is generally a col What is a "No Fault" Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-no-fault-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-no-fault-divorce/comments 2010-12-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-no-fault-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;A &quot;No fault&quot; divorce means that the Colorado divorce courts do not inquire into the reasons for the dissolution of marriage. The reasons for your divorce or legal separation may include issues like infidelity, lack of communication, and/or problems regarding money. Attorney John Tatlock Presents Special Program to Holme Roberts and Owens http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-john-tatlock-presents-special-program-to-holme-roberts-and-owens http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-john-tatlock-presents-special-program-to-holme-roberts-and-owens/comments 2010-12-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-john-tatlock-presents-special-program-to-holme-roberts-and-owens <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>On December 13th, 2010, Colorado family law attorney John Tatlock, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm , P.C.,&nbsp;delivered a presentation&nbsp;to the litigation practice group&nbsp;at Holme Roberts and Owens on the practice and procedure for obtaining binding deposition testi Making Your Marriage Work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-your-marriage-work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-your-marriage-work/comments 2010-12-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/making-your-marriage-work <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="center">Making Your Marriage Work</p> <p><dir><dir> <p dir="ltr" align="left">All marriages have their challenges, but here are some tips to help salvage your troubled relationship when you are faced with life&rsquo;s inevitable ups and Be Careful Who You Date! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/be-careful-who-you-date http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/be-careful-who-you-date/comments 2010-12-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/be-careful-who-you-date <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">When&nbsp;The Harris Law&nbsp;Firm&rsquo;s client began dating a previously married woman, little did he know that he would be swept into a legal fight with the woman&rsquo;s vengeful ex-husband. Nearly two years and several thousand dollars in attorney&rsquo 2010 State of Our Unions Report http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-state-of-our-unions-report http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-state-of-our-unions-report/comments 2010-12-07T08:03:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-state-of-our-unions-report <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; line-height: normal; margin: 5pt 0in" align="center"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Marriage Strongest Among Well-Educated, Less So Among Moderately Educated</span></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 5pt 0in">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin Helping Your Children Cope with Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-children-cope-with-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-children-cope-with-divorce/comments 2010-12-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-children-cope-with-divorce <div class="advisorybox"> <h3>What I need from my mom and dad: A child&rsquo;s list of wants</h3> <ul> <li>I need both of you to stay involved in my life. Please write letters, make phone calls, and ask me lots of questions. When you don&rsquo;t stay involved, I feel like I&rsquo;m not import Divorce Funding: Investing in Your Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-funding-investing-in-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-funding-investing-in-your-divorce/comments 2010-12-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-funding-investing-in-your-divorce <p>Balance Point Divorce Funding is a new Beverly Hills lender that offers to cover the cost of&nbsp;divorce. Their services include&nbsp;paying&nbsp;your lawyer, searching for assets that your spouse may be hiding, as well as maintaining your current lifestyle. All this&nbsp;in exchange for a share Stephen Vertucci, Esq. Teaches Ethics Class to Fort Collins Students http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-esq-teaches-ethics-class-to-fort-collins-students http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-esq-teaches-ethics-class-to-fort-collins-students/comments 2010-11-29T10:02:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-esq-teaches-ethics-class-to-fort-collins-students <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, was the chairman of a committee that provided a three day &ldquo;Ethics in the Workplace&rdquo; exercise for over 400 Fort Collins area high school students.&nbsp; The program was spon Mediation and Collaborative Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-collaborative-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-collaborative-law/comments 2010-11-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-collaborative-law <p><span style="font-size: 9pt">On November 4th, at the Colorado Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference, Margaret Walker, a family law attorney and mediator with The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;, discussed&nbsp;Collaborative law and the divorce process&nbsp;.&nbsp; Her presentation, &quot; A Marriage Ma Eva Longoria and Tony Parker File for Divorce, but what State has Jurisdiction? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-file-for-divorce-but-what-state-has-jurisdiction http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-file-for-divorce-but-what-state-has-jurisdiction/comments 2010-11-23T14:21:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-file-for-divorce-but-what-state-has-jurisdiction <p><font face="arial">Eva Longoria and Tony Parker have filed for divorce, but Tony filed in Texas after Eva filed in California. I</font><font face="arial">ssues regarding jurisdiction in divorce are more complex than in civil cases. The jurisdictional requirements for an order or judgment for supp The Harris Law Firm's Fort Collins Office http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-s-fort-collins-office http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-s-fort-collins-office/comments 2010-11-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-s-fort-collins-office <p>The Fort Collins&nbsp;office of The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;is managed by firm partner, Stephen Vertucci, and Thomas P. Cossitt is an associate. The firm is located at 123 North College Avenue, in Suite 200 of the Executive Center, Fort Collins, CO 80524.</p> <p>Located in Denver (303) 299-9484 and Divorce Becoming More Common in Long Term Marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becoming-more-common-in-long-term-marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becoming-more-common-in-long-term-marriages/comments 2010-11-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becoming-more-common-in-long-term-marriages <p>Recent research shows that the divorce rate among couples who have been married for 2, 3 or even 4 decades is becoming more common. Although it is significantly lower when compared to a divorce rate of almost 50% among romantic&nbsp;&nbsp;newlyweds,&nbsp;divorce among the long-married&nbsp;is sti Divorce Rate in Michigan Declines http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-rate-in-michigan-declines http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-rate-in-michigan-declines/comments 2010-11-15T10:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-rate-in-michigan-declines <p>The Divorce rates in Michigan are declining statewide for two&nbsp;reasons:</p> <p>1. Couples are marrying later in&nbsp;life, and&nbsp;thus have more realistic&nbsp;expectations about the insitution of marriage</p> <p>2. The economy in Michigan is suffering&nbsp;and fiances are a factor in&nbs Author Nora Ephron Brings Wisdom and Humor to her Divorce Memoirs http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/author-nora-ephron-brings-wisdom-and-humor-to-her-divorce-memoirs http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/author-nora-ephron-brings-wisdom-and-humor-to-her-divorce-memoirs/comments 2010-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/author-nora-ephron-brings-wisdom-and-humor-to-her-divorce-memoirs <p>In her new book <em><a target="_hplink" href="http://www.amazon.com/I-Remember-Nothing-Other-Reflections/dp/0307595609"><font color="#337c8c">I REMEMBER NOTHING: And Other Reflections</font></a></em>, the always humorous author and screenwriter Nora Ephron reflects on the effects of her two divor Relocation and Modifying Your Colorado Parenting Plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-and-modifying-your-colorado-parenting-plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-and-modifying-your-colorado-parenting-plan/comments 2010-11-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-and-modifying-your-colorado-parenting-plan <p>In the State of Colorado, following a divorce, parental rights are outlined&nbsp;by parental&nbsp;agreements or the Allocation of Parental Rights (APR)</p> <p>When a custodial parent wishes to relocate, the court must consider the following before&nbsp;modifying&nbsp;the parenting plan:</p> <ul Miley Cyrus is “Not Taking Sides” in her Parents’ Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/miley-cyrus-is-not-taking-sides-in-her-parents-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/miley-cyrus-is-not-taking-sides-in-her-parents-divorce/comments 2010-11-05T09:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/miley-cyrus-is-not-taking-sides-in-her-parents-divorce <p class="arcticle_text">Miley Cyrus, the &ldquo;Can&rsquo;t Be Tamed&rdquo; hitmaker is said to be &ldquo;upset&rdquo;&nbsp;by her parents divorce. After 17 years of marriage, 49-year-old singer Billy Ray Cyrus and 43-year-old wife and mother Tish Cyrus, have filed to obtain a dissolution of marria How do Colorado Judges Address Child Support and Parenting Time? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-colorado-judges-address-child-support-and-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-colorado-judges-address-child-support-and-parenting-time/comments 2010-11-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-colorado-judges-address-child-support-and-parenting-time <p>Before&nbsp;the&nbsp;Judge&nbsp;rules&nbsp;regarding&nbsp;the allocation of parental responsibilities (child support and/or parenting time), he or she&nbsp;bases the decision on&nbsp;Colorado's &rdquo;<strong><em>Best Interest </em></strong><em><strong>of the Child Statute</strong>&ldquo;.</em></ More on Divorce Insurance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-divorce-insurance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-divorce-insurance/comments 2010-11-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-divorce-insurance <div id="releaseHeadline">LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - November 3, 2010) - Just weeks after the launch of the nation's first <a href="http://www.markbaeresq.com/"><font color="#cc0000">divorce insurance</font></a>, Los Angeles <a href="http://www.markbaeresq.com/"><font color="#cc0000">Divorce Att The Cost of High Conflict Marriages and Divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-cost-of-high-conflict-marriages-and-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-cost-of-high-conflict-marriages-and-divorces/comments 2010-11-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-cost-of-high-conflict-marriages-and-divorces <p>In my work with children and families over the years, I have seen many children who are caught up in the conflict of their parents, whether they are together or not. Next to abuse and abandonment, seeing children involved in a high conflict <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-child-c Charlie Sheen to Divorce Again http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-to-divorce-again http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-to-divorce-again/comments 2010-11-03T06:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-to-divorce-again <p>US actor <a style="position: static; text-decoration: none" id="KonaLink0" class="kLink" href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20101102/ts_afp/entertainmentuspeoplesheen_20101102041402#" target="undefined"><font style="position: static; font-family: arial, helvetica, clean, sans-serif; color: #366388 More Women and Middle Class Couples Seeking Pre Nups http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-women-and-middle-class-couples-seeking-pre-nups http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-women-and-middle-class-couples-seeking-pre-nups/comments 2010-11-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-women-and-middle-class-couples-seeking-pre-nups <hr /> <div id="article_container"> <div class="aticle_column"> <div class="aticle_video"> <ul> <li>Pre Nups: Plan for the Worst and Hope for the Best</li> </ul> <p class="captions">More and more middle class couples are taking a cautious approach to&nbsp;marriage and drafting prenuptial Helping Your Kids Cope During the Divorce Process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-kids-cope-during-the-divorce-process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-kids-cope-during-the-divorce-process/comments 2010-10-29T08:25:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-kids-cope-during-the-divorce-process <p style="text-align: left">Although divorce is a painful and difficult transition for you and your spouse, it is important to remember that a divorce or legal separation is also a challenging time for your kids.</p> <p>To help your&nbsp;children&nbsp;through this trying time, we have provided a li Saving Your Marriage: Don't Take Each Other for Granted! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-don-t-take-each-other-for-granted http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-don-t-take-each-other-for-granted/comments 2010-10-28T04:03:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-don-t-take-each-other-for-granted <p>If you are taking your spouse for granted because you believe that your partner will always be there for you, you are making a huge mistake.</p> <p>Take the time and make the effort to be kind, thoughtful, appreciative, respectful, supportive, and affirming towards your spouse.</p> <p>Not takin Filing an Appeal for a Family Law Case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-an-appeal-for-a-family-law-case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-an-appeal-for-a-family-law-case/comments 2010-10-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-an-appeal-for-a-family-law-case <p>There is no set time line for an <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce-appeals.cfm">appeal</a>. In most cases, an appeal filed with the Colorado Court of Appeals will take approximately five to seven months. Although the deadlines may vary, the general deadlines for filing an a Nineteen is the Age of Emancipation in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nineteen-is-the-age-of-emancipation-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nineteen-is-the-age-of-emancipation-in-colorado/comments 2010-10-26T10:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nineteen-is-the-age-of-emancipation-in-colorado <p><strong> <p>Many people assume that eighteen years old is the age in which children are emancipated. However, in Colorado, children are <a href="http://michie.lexisnexis.com/colorado/lpext.dll/cocode/2/24776/24e61/24e63/25328?f=templates&amp;fn=document-frame.htm&amp;2.0#JD_14-10-115" target="_b Colorado's Spousal Support (Maintenance or Alimony) http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-spousal-support-maintenance-or-alimony http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-spousal-support-maintenance-or-alimony/comments 2010-10-25T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-spousal-support-maintenance-or-alimony <p><a href="http://www.chaillelawfirm.com/lawyer-attorney-1398760.html" target="_blank">Colorado Maintenance</a> is what we now call alimony, support, or spousal support. The &quot;threshold requirements&quot; to qualify for maintenance are:</p> <div id="main"> <div class="mwrap"> <div id="conten Inheritance Rights for a Relinquished Colorado Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/inheritance-rights-for-a-relinquished-colorado-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/inheritance-rights-for-a-relinquished-colorado-child/comments 2010-10-25T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/inheritance-rights-for-a-relinquished-colorado-child <div class="date-header">&nbsp;</div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div id="entry-41017" class="entry"> <div class="entry-content"> <div class="entry-body"> <p>When a Colorado birth parent <a href="http://www.chaillelawfirm.com/lawyer-attorney-1398762.html" target="_blank">relinquishes</a> his or her parental A New Twist on the Traditional Family Relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-new-twist-on-the-traditional-family-relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-new-twist-on-the-traditional-family-relationship/comments 2010-10-23T00:26:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-new-twist-on-the-traditional-family-relationship <p><span lang="EN"> </span> <p>To see this article by&nbsp;partner, Stephen Vertucci, Esq.&nbsp;in it's entirety, please click here: <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/a-new-twist-on-the-traditional-family-relationship">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/a-new-twist-on-the-traditional-family-relat Divorce Becoming More Common in China http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becoming-more-common-in-china http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becoming-more-common-in-china/comments 2010-10-22T15:51:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becoming-more-common-in-china <p>There was hardly any confusion about marriage and family life in old China. Traditional Chinese culture frowned on divorce. An ancient proverb admonishes newlyweds: &quot;You are married until your hair turns white.&quot;</p> <p>In practice, of course, men played a more dominant role in Chinese What is "Equitable Division of Property"? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-equitable-division-of-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-equitable-division-of-property/comments 2010-10-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-equitable-division-of-property <p>Often&nbsp;people hear the&nbsp;term &quot;equitable division&quot;, and they think&nbsp; that&nbsp;phrase&nbsp;means&nbsp;an equal (50/50) division of property in a dissolution of marriage proceeding. However, the courts are vested with discretion in dividing up martial property and distributing U.S. Cities with the Highest Divorce Rate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/u-s-cities-with-the-highest-divorce-rate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/u-s-cities-with-the-highest-divorce-rate/comments 2010-10-21T10:26:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/u-s-cities-with-the-highest-divorce-rate <p>The top 10 cities reign for marital discord.</p> <p>1, Panama City, FL</p> <p>2, Sierra Vista, AZ</p> <p>3, Charleston, WV</p> <p>4, Medford, OR</p> <p>5, Reno, NV</p> <p>6, Deltona, FL</p> <p>7. Pueblo, CO</p> <p>8, Palm Bay, FL</p> <p>9, Jacksonville, FL</p> <p>10, Grand Junction, CO< Does Marriage Bring a Great Degree of Happiness? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-marriage-bring-a-great-degree-of-happiness http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-marriage-bring-a-great-degree-of-happiness/comments 2010-10-21T10:23:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-marriage-bring-a-great-degree-of-happiness <p>But betting on marriage to bring you happiness may be a risky gamble since about 48 percent of marriages end in divorce [source: <a href="http://howstuffworks.com/framed.htm?parent=married-people-happier-than-singles.htm&amp;%E2%81%9E%E2%81%9Eurl=http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/divorce.htm"><u><f Choose Wisely When Hiring an Attorney to Draft Your Pre-Nup http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/choose-wisely-when-hiring-an-attorney-to-draft-your-pre-nup http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/choose-wisely-when-hiring-an-attorney-to-draft-your-pre-nup/comments 2010-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/choose-wisely-when-hiring-an-attorney-to-draft-your-pre-nup <p><font color="#303030"><span class="caption-first">Nicolas Granatino, the soon to be former husband of German Heiress Katrin Radmacher, arrived at the London&nbsp;Supreme&nbsp;Court&nbsp;with his lawyer , the notable Fiona Shackleton, to hear the ruling on his divorce case. French citizen Grantino During Recession, Divorcing Couples Divide Debt http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/during-recession-divorcing-couples-divide-debt http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/during-recession-divorcing-couples-divide-debt/comments 2010-10-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/during-recession-divorcing-couples-divide-debt <p>Rich Harris, President of The Harris Law Firm, was interviewed recently for article published by the Denver Business Journal regarding how the current recession has effected the number of divorce cases in Colorado. Rich Harris said: Assets are worth significantly less than they were a few years a Spouse Held Accountable for "Extravagant Spending" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spouse-held-accountable-for-extravagant-spending http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spouse-held-accountable-for-extravagant-spending/comments 2010-10-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spouse-held-accountable-for-extravagant-spending <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">In a divorce trial today, Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, was successful in protecting 100% of client&rsquo;s assets from&nbsp;the spouse due to the extravagant manner in which the other spouse was spending mo Partner Stephen Vertucci Promotes Literacy in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/partner-stephen-vertucci-promotes-literacy-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/partner-stephen-vertucci-promotes-literacy-in-fort-collins/comments 2010-10-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/partner-stephen-vertucci-promotes-literacy-in-fort-collins <p>As a part of the Fort Collins Rotary Breakfast Club, Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, sells Palisade peaches to raise funds to purchase hard cover, color dictionaries to be given to each third grader in the Poudre Valley school district.&nbsp; The program is a part of Rotary RE Colorado Divorce: More on Common Law Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-more-on-common-law-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-more-on-common-law-marriage/comments 2010-10-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-more-on-common-law-marriage <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/common-law-marriage">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/common-law-marriage</a></p> <p>Please access the article on common law marriage by Partner Stephen Vertucci</p> Expressing Love http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/expressing-love http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/expressing-love/comments 2010-10-13T07:48:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/expressing-love <p><b> <p>The 5 Love Languages&trade;</p> </b></p> <p>What if you could say or do just the right thing guaranteed to make that special someone feel loved? The secret is learning the right love language! Millions of couples have learned the simple way to express their feelings and bring joy back i Courtney Cox and David Arquette Agree to Separate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courtney-cox-and-david-arquette-agree-to-separate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courtney-cox-and-david-arquette-agree-to-separate/comments 2010-10-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courtney-cox-and-david-arquette-agree-to-separate <p>Courteney Cox and David Arquette, parents to 6-year-old daughter Coco, have agreed to a trial separation. In a recent statement, the couple said:</p> <p><em>&ldquo;The reason for this separation is to better understand ourselves and the qualities we need in a partner and for our marriage. We rem Can My New Spouse Adopt My Child? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-my-new-spouse-adopt-my-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-my-new-spouse-adopt-my-child/comments 2010-10-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-my-new-spouse-adopt-my-child <p>In order to&nbsp;file for a step parent adoption,in&nbsp;the State of Colorado&nbsp;you have to file a motion with the court&nbsp;to have the biological father&rsquo;s parental rights terminated before your new spouse&nbsp;can adopt the child. The Harris Law Firm can help,&nbsp;and we have&nbsp;a See Our Post -Divorce Checklist http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/see-our-post-divorce-checklist http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/see-our-post-divorce-checklist/comments 2010-10-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/see-our-post-divorce-checklist <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/the-post-divorce-checklist">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/the-post-divorce-checklist</a></p> <p>Located in Denver (303) 299-9484 and Fort Collins (970) 472-1838, The Harris Law Firm is Colorado's largest family law firm.&nbsp; Focusing exclusively on Colo Couples With Daughters More Likely to Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-with-daughters-more-likely-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-with-daughters-more-likely-to-divorce/comments 2010-10-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-with-daughters-more-likely-to-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">By COURTNEY HUTCHISON, ABC News Medical Unit</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Little girls may be sugar and spice and everything nice, but having a daughter might boost a couple's risk of divor Could Your Career Choice Make Or Break Your Marriage? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-your-career-choice-make-or-break-your-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-your-career-choice-make-or-break-your-marriage/comments 2010-10-05T15:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/could-your-career-choice-make-or-break-your-marriage <p>Based on&nbsp;Census data from 2000, and&nbsp;current research by Radford University, the chance of a marriage ending in divorce could be predicted by your career choice.</p> <p>Research indicated&nbsp;that&nbsp;Forty-three percent of marriages end in divorce when one or both of the spouses work Points to Consider Before you File for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-before-you-file-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-before-you-file-for-divorce/comments 2010-09-29T12:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/points-to-consider-before-you-file-for-divorce <p>You and your attorney will be spending a great deal of time together during the divorce process, so it is important that you hire a lawyer that you trust. The dissolution of marriage can be emotionally exhausting, so choose someone with whom you are comfortable discussing the details of your situ Collaborative Divorce Goes to Hollywood http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-divorce-goes-to-hollywood http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-divorce-goes-to-hollywood/comments 2010-09-27T08:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-divorce-goes-to-hollywood <h1>Cameron Crowe, Nancy Wilson Divorcing</h1> <p>By <a href="http://myfamilylaw.com/celebrityblog/author/kmckinney/">K. McKinney</a> | Published: September 24, 2010</p> <p><img alt="Cameron Crowe and Nancy Wilson" src="http://myfamilylaw.com/celebrityblog/files/2010/09/Cameron-Crowe-and-Nancy-Wil Kids' Divorce Art Gallery - Helping Kids Cope http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-divorce-art-gallery-helping-kids-cope http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-divorce-art-gallery-helping-kids-cope/comments 2010-09-21T06:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-divorce-art-gallery-helping-kids-cope <div style="font-size: 11px"><font class="head2" color="#663399">From the Colorado Center for Divorce Mediation, please visit their</font><br /> <br /> Kids&rsquo; Divorce Art Gallery:&nbsp; Expressive Imagery of Children's Experience of Divorce</div> <p class="largebody">To access, please go to Signs that Your Spouse May be having an Affair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/signs-that-your-spouse-may-be-having-an-affair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/signs-that-your-spouse-may-be-having-an-affair/comments 2010-09-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/signs-that-your-spouse-may-be-having-an-affair <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">What do you look for when you think your spouse may be cheating?</p> <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">These words may be an indication that your spouse is having an affair. They Divorce for Law Enforcement Professionals http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-for-law-enforcement-professionals http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-for-law-enforcement-professionals/comments 2010-09-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-for-law-enforcement-professionals <p>Read a recent article by Kevin Massaro, Esq., Of Counsel, with The Harris Law Firm:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/worsethan-gunfire-divorce-and-law-enforcement-professionals">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/worsethan-gunfire-divorce-and-law-enforcement-professionals</a></p> <p>L Super Model Stephanie Seymour to Reconcile with Billionaire Husband http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-stephanie-seymour-to-reconcile-with-billionaire-husband http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-stephanie-seymour-to-reconcile-with-billionaire-husband/comments 2010-09-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-stephanie-seymour-to-reconcile-with-billionaire-husband <p>Former supermodel Stephanie Seymour and entertainment tycoon Peter Brant are ending their high-profile divorce proceedings and &quot;reconciling&quot; out of court, the couple said today.</p> <p>&quot;The parties have withdrawn their divorce action and are reconciling,&quot; the two told ABC New How We View the American Family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-we-view-the-american-family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-we-view-the-american-family/comments 2010-09-17T14:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-we-view-the-american-family <p>New research on this topic is contained in a book length study by Brian Powell,an Indiana University sociologist, called &quot;Counted Out; Same Sex Relations and American's Definition of Family.&quot; Between 2003 and 2010, three surveys by Powell and his team showed a significant shift toward c Family Law Judges Prefer that Litigants Have Legal Representation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-judges-prefer-that-litigants-have-legal-representation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-judges-prefer-that-litigants-have-legal-representation/comments 2010-09-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-judges-prefer-that-litigants-have-legal-representation <p>The better the litigant is prepared for their hearing, the more efficiently the court operates. Thus, Colorado family law judges prefer fully represented and fully prepared&nbsp;litigants, and say that the inexperience of pro-se litigants&nbsp;often has&nbsp;a negative effect on the operation of The best parenting plan allows both parents to be involved in the life of the child. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-best-parenting-plan-allows-both-parents-to-be-involved-in-the-life-of-the-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-best-parenting-plan-allows-both-parents-to-be-involved-in-the-life-of-the-child/comments 2010-09-15T08:02:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-best-parenting-plan-allows-both-parents-to-be-involved-in-the-life-of-the-child <p align="justify"><font size="2" face="Arial">Children of divorce&nbsp;need to be allowed to&nbsp;have healthy and separate&nbsp;relationships with both parents.&nbsp; If&nbsp;one&nbsp;parent&nbsp;&nbsp;has&nbsp;a strained relationship with&nbsp;the other parent, and/or decides that the behavior of Divorce ceremonies give Japanese couples a new way to untie the knot http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-ceremonies-give-japanese-couples-a-new-way-to-untie-the-knot http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-ceremonies-give-japanese-couples-a-new-way-to-untie-the-knot/comments 2010-09-09T09:06:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-ceremonies-give-japanese-couples-a-new-way-to-untie-the-knot <div id="area-article-block-1"> <div id="mod-article-text-1" class="mod-cnnarticletext mod-articletext"> <p>One by one, Japenese couples are walking through the legal steps of finalizing their divorces: dividing property, determining child custody and arranging&nbsp;the college fund. But when it&n 9 Questions to Ask a Family Law Attorney Before You Hire Them http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/9-questions-to-ask-a-family-law-attorney-before-you-hire-them http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/9-questions-to-ask-a-family-law-attorney-before-you-hire-them/comments 2010-09-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/9-questions-to-ask-a-family-law-attorney-before-you-hire-them <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="center">&nbsp;</p> <b> <p dir="ltr" align="left">1. Have you ever been found in violation of an ethics rule?</p> </b> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Attorneys are held to high ethical standards regarding how they practice 12 Mistakes People Make When Representing Themselves http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/12-mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/12-mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves/comments 2010-09-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/12-mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">For a variety of reasons, many people choose to represent themselves in a divorce, custody, child support or other family law case. The decision of whether to hire an attorney to represent you or to choose to r Mistakes People Make When Representing Themselves http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves/comments 2010-09-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mistakes-people-make-when-representing-themselves <p>Many people who are a party to a family&nbsp;law&nbsp;matter have&nbsp;tried using the internet parenting plans that can be found on various websites. While these &quot;one size fits all&quot; parenting plans may meet the most basic needs of divorcing parents, they are often very vague and ambigu The "Pack to School" Program! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-pack-to-school-program http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-pack-to-school-program/comments 2010-09-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-pack-to-school-program <p>Stephen Vertucci, a partner with The Harris Law Firm, recently volunteered for the Education &amp; Life Training Center's &quot;Pack 2 School&quot; program in Fort Collins. For over 40 years, the center has provided children of income qualified&nbsp;families&nbsp;with new school supplies. The pro Couples Using Mediation to Reduce Cost of Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-using-mediation-to-reduce-cost-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-using-mediation-to-reduce-cost-of-divorce/comments 2010-09-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-using-mediation-to-reduce-cost-of-divorce <p>Couples Using Mediation to Reduce Cost of Divorce</p> <p>Our current recession, which has been the most brutal economic downturn since the Great Depression, has also affected the nation&rsquo;s divorce rate. The reluctance for many couples to delay divorce is based in part on their devalued asse The Harris Law Firm Voted Best Family Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-voted-best-family-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-voted-best-family-law-firm/comments 2010-09-01T12:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-voted-best-family-law-firm <p>Law Week Colorado voted The Harris Law Firm as The Best Family Law Firm! The&nbsp;firm&nbsp;received&nbsp;this honor&nbsp;by the People's Choice in Law Week Colorado's Barrister's Best issue on August 30th 2010.</p> Tiger Free to Focus on Golf http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-free-to-focus-on-golf http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-free-to-focus-on-golf/comments 2010-08-25T07:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-free-to-focus-on-golf <p>With his divorce finally behind him, Tiger Woods will compete in his first tournament in six years as a single man at this week's Barclays Classic in Paramus, N.J., amid much speculation over his form.</p> <p>The scandal-hit American world No. 1 has been a shadow of his former dominant self sinc Drug Testing in the Colorado Parenting Plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/drug-testing-in-the-colorado-parenting-plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/drug-testing-in-the-colorado-parenting-plan/comments 2010-08-24T07:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/drug-testing-in-the-colorado-parenting-plan <div class="date-header"> <h5>If one parent has been accused, or has admitted using and abusing drugs and/or alcohol, then you may wish to add contingent agreements in your parenting plan that include drug and alcohol testing.</h5> <div class="entry-content"> <div class="entry-body"> <h5>The agr Would You Buy "Divorce Insurance"? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/would-you-buy-divorce-insurance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/would-you-buy-divorce-insurance/comments 2010-08-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/would-you-buy-divorce-insurance <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>SafeGuard Guaranty Corp., a North-Carolina based insurance company, has&nbsp;determined how to calculate&nbsp;the&nbsp;statistical probability that your marriage will end in divorce. They're also&nbsp;offering WedLock, what they claim is <span><a rel="nofollow" href="http://blogs.b Sean Penn and Robin Wright's Divorce Finalized http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-s-divorce-finalized http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-s-divorce-finalized/comments 2010-08-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-s-divorce-finalized <p>There won't be an encore for Sean Penn and Robin Wright's marriage - court records show the couple are officially divorced. <br /> <br /> A judgment ending their 14-year marriage was entered July 22 in Marin County, which is in the Bay Area. The filing was first reported Wednesday by People.com New York Last State to Adopt the No-Fault Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-last-state-to-adopt-the-no-fault-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-last-state-to-adopt-the-no-fault-divorce/comments 2010-08-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-last-state-to-adopt-the-no-fault-divorce <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p sizcache="4" sizset="64"><font size="2" sizcache="4" sizset="64"><font size="2" sizcache="4" sizset="64">Governor David Paterson signed no-fault divorce into law Sunday.&nbsp; Previously New York judges could only grant a divorce quickly on ground cruelty, adultery, abandonmen More on Proposition 8! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-proposition-8 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-proposition-8/comments 2010-08-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-proposition-8 <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">As a result of last week&rsquo;s overturning of Proposition 8 by a California District Court Judge, many Californians wondered if the ban on same-sex marriage would be lifted or would remain in tact pending Prop 8&rsquo;s journey through the appell Questions About Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce/comments 2010-08-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce <p>Come to&nbsp;The Harris Law Firm's &nbsp;Free <em>Questions About Divorce </em>Seminar.</p> <p>The seminars are held&nbsp;once a&nbsp;month&nbsp;from 12 to 1 at The Harris Law Firm.&nbsp;</p> <p>The firm is&nbsp;located on the 18th floor of The Chase Bank Building at 1125 17th Street, Suite 182 Parents of Autistic Kids at Risk of Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-autistic-kids-at-risk-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-autistic-kids-at-risk-of-divorce/comments 2010-08-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-autistic-kids-at-risk-of-divorce <p><b>Study Shows Three-Quarters of Parents of Autistic Children Stay Married</b></p> <p><i>By <a href="/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=57138">Denise Mann</a><br /> WebMD Health News</i></p> <p><i>Reviewed By <a href="/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=106024">Laura J. Martin, MD</a></i></p> <div c Does Your Unemployed Ex Refuse to Pay Child Support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-your-unemployed-ex-refuse-to-pay-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-your-unemployed-ex-refuse-to-pay-child-support/comments 2010-08-06T08:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-your-unemployed-ex-refuse-to-pay-child-support <p>With the U.S. Department of Labor reporting the national unemployment rate at 9.5% as of June 30th, 2010,and Colorado&rsquo;s jobless figure at 8.3%, more and more unemployed parents are&nbsp;unable to pay&nbsp;their court-ordered child support.&nbsp; But what can the custodial parent&nbsp; do if California Rules Proposition 8 is Unconstitutional http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-rules-proposition-8-is-unconstitutional http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-rules-proposition-8-is-unconstitutional/comments 2010-08-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-rules-proposition-8-is-unconstitutional <p><strong>In November 2008, Proposition 8 was passed in California outlawing same-sex marriage. After the passing of Proposition 8, two courageous same-sex couples, along with the City of San Francisco, took their case to Federal Court arguing that the terms of Proposition 8 deprive gays and lesbia Relocation Cases Following a Colorado Divorce Can Be Highly Complex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-cases-following-a-colorado-divorce-can-be-highly-complex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-cases-following-a-colorado-divorce-can-be-highly-complex/comments 2010-08-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-cases-following-a-colorado-divorce-can-be-highly-complex <p>If you or your spouse&nbsp;are planning a relocation that is in contravention to your parenting plan, you should speak with a skilled Colorado family law attorney to discuss this issue. Relocation cases can be highly complex and The Harris Law Firm has two attorneys who focus on this specific leg The Good Karma Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-good-karma-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-good-karma-divorce/comments 2010-08-04T09:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-good-karma-divorce <p>The Summer/Fall edition of Divorce Magazine features life-changing insights from the book &ldquo;The Good Karma Divorce&rdquo; by Judge Michele Lowrance, in which she helps spouses have a destruction-free divorce by creating a &ldquo;moral compass.&rdquo; Readers will also learn from other expert Calif. Federal Judge Set to Issue Ruling Today in Landmark Gay Marriage Case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calif-federal-judge-set-to-issue-ruling-today-in-landmark-gay-marriage-case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calif-federal-judge-set-to-issue-ruling-today-in-landmark-gay-marriage-case/comments 2010-08-04T08:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calif-federal-judge-set-to-issue-ruling-today-in-landmark-gay-marriage-case <p dir="ltr" align="left"><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Calibri"><span lang="EN">The Associated Press<br /> <br /> A federal judge in San Francisco has reached a decision in a landmark case on whether California's same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gay Rich Harris discusses Colorado family law and the non-nuclear family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-family-law-and-the-non-nuclear-family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-family-law-and-the-non-nuclear-family/comments 2010-08-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-family-law-and-the-non-nuclear-family <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=321">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=321</a></p> <p>Located in Denver (303) 299-9484 and Fort Collins (970) 472-1838, The Harris Law Firm is Colorado's largest family law Grounds for a Colorado Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grounds-for-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grounds-for-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2010-07-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grounds-for-a-colorado-divorce <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>A woman sees a lawyer about a divorce. &quot;Any grounds?&quot; he asks Father's Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/father-s-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/father-s-rights/comments 2010-07-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/father-s-rights <p>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt">If you are a father experiencing a divorce or legal separation in the State of Colorado, it is imperative that you consult a divorce and family law attorney who can assist you in protecting your parental rights. At The Harris Law Firm, we believe that fathers&r What I need from my mom and dad: A child’s list of wants http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-i-need-from-my-mom-and-dad-a-child-s-list-of-wants http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-i-need-from-my-mom-and-dad-a-child-s-list-of-wants/comments 2010-07-28T01:09:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-i-need-from-my-mom-and-dad-a-child-s-list-of-wants <div class="advisorybox"> <ul> <li>I need both of you to stay involved in my life. Please write letters, make phone calls, and ask me lots of questions. When you don&rsquo;t stay involved, I feel like I&rsquo;m not important and that you don&rsquo;t really love me.</li> <li>Please stop fi The Harris Difference http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-difference http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-difference/comments 2010-07-28T00:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-difference <p class="style3">There are six aspects of our practice that make The Harris Law Firm a superior choice</p> <p><span class="style3">1. Focus on Family: The Harris Law Firm focuses exclusively on Colorado divorce and child custody, and our legal team has developed a level of expertise and efficiency Dating During the Divorce Process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dating-during-the-divorce-process http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dating-during-the-divorce-process/comments 2010-07-27T07:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dating-during-the-divorce-process <p>If you are going through a divorce, and decide to begin dating during the process, there are several points to consider before establishing a new relationship:</p> <p>1.Take the time you need to seriously ponder the reasons why your marriage ended, and seek the services of a counselor to help yo The Current Divorce Rate is 3.5 per 1000 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-current-divorce-rate-is-3-5-per-1000 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-current-divorce-rate-is-3-5-per-1000/comments 2010-07-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-current-divorce-rate-is-3-5-per-1000 <div class="hd"> <div>Although it is higher now than it was a&nbsp;100 years&nbsp;ago, the current divorce rate has been declining for the past 20 years. In 2000, there were 4 divorces per 1,000 people, but in 2008, according to provisional data for most states from the Centers for Disease Control, Is Divorce Contagious? How You Can Beat the Bug http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-contagious-how-you-can-beat-the-bug http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-contagious-how-you-can-beat-the-bug/comments 2010-07-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-contagious-how-you-can-beat-the-bug <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left"><a href="http://abcnews.go.com/gma"><font face="Arial"><span lang="EN">Good Morning America</span></font></a><font face="Arial"><span lang="EN">&quot;, he discussed the fact that when one person expresses that they a Is the Defense of Marriage Act Legal? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-legal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-legal/comments 2010-07-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-legal <p>A Federal Judge says &quot;No.&quot;</p> <p>To read more, please access the entire article on our website by clicking below:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-valid-federal-district-court-judge-says-no">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/is-the-defense-of Transcending Your Issues: by Couples Counselor Sarah James, MSW http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/transcending-your-issues-by-couples-counselor-sarah-james-msw http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/transcending-your-issues-by-couples-counselor-sarah-james-msw/comments 2010-07-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/transcending-your-issues-by-couples-counselor-sarah-james-msw <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Many people find themselves in a place in life where they feel completely &quot;stuck&quot;. They recognize their discomfort in the situation and wonder how they got there. The discomfort increases when the individual realizes they do not know how to transcend the situation and fin Collecting Current or Past Due Child Support Via Income Withholding http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collecting-current-or-past-due-child-support-via-income-withholding http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collecting-current-or-past-due-child-support-via-income-withholding/comments 2010-07-15T09:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collecting-current-or-past-due-child-support-via-income-withholding <p>Child Support Enforcement has the authority to deduct from a person's income for current or past due child support. An income assignment is issued to the obligor&rsquo;s employer to deduct child support from wages or other income.</p> 8th Judicial District Pro Se Pro Bono Facilitation Program http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/8th-judicial-district-pro-se-pro-bono-facilitation-program http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/8th-judicial-district-pro-se-pro-bono-facilitation-program/comments 2010-07-15T08:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/8th-judicial-district-pro-se-pro-bono-facilitation-program <p><span lang="EN"><font size="3"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> </font><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Calibri"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Attorney Andrea Koppenhofer, an associate here at the Harris Law Firm, is coordinating a pioneering program instituted by Magistrat Grandparent's Rights in the State of Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparent-s-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparent-s-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado/comments 2010-07-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparent-s-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">There are two types of cases involving grandparents rights:</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">1. In order to file for grandparent&rsquo;s visitation, there needs must be an ex Divorce after 50 signals change for women http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-after-50-signals-change-for-women http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-after-50-signals-change-for-women/comments 2010-07-12T00:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-after-50-signals-change-for-women <div style="font-size: 11px">Jane Glenn Haas &bull; McClatchy-Tribune &bull; July 11, 2010</div> <div id="sharelinks" class="article-tools">&nbsp;</div> <div id="article-bodytext" class="article-bodytext"> <div id="artpagination"> <p>I can still hear my mother's voice on the other end of the pho Mass. Federal Judge Strikes Down Federal Ban on Gay Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mass-federal-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-gay-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mass-federal-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-gay-marriage/comments 2010-07-07T08:02:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mass-federal-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-gay-marriage <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">If Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker is looking for a little more ammunition in order to shoot down Proposition 8, one of his Massachusetts colleagues just gave him some.</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro ruled Thursd Facebook: Too much info? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-too-much-info http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-too-much-info/comments 2010-07-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-too-much-info <p itxtvisited="1">NEW YORK -- Facebook has a new friend -- divorce lawyers. <br itxtvisited="1" /> When it comes time to find damaging evidence, the lawyers say <br itxtvisited="1" /> <a style="background-image: none; border-bottom: darkgreen 1px dotted; padding-bottom: 1px; background-color: tra Independence Day for Elin Woods http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/independence-day-for-elin-woods http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/independence-day-for-elin-woods/comments 2010-07-03T11:46:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/independence-day-for-elin-woods <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>Swedish model Elin Nordegren will walk away from her disastrous marriag The History of the No-Fault Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-history-of-the-no-fault-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-history-of-the-no-fault-divorce/comments 2010-07-02T09:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-history-of-the-no-fault-divorce <p><b><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="2">Why No Fault Divorce? </font></span></b></p> <p align="justify"><span style="font-family: Arial"><font size="2">Legislators viewed burden of proof to be too heavy for divorcing people; particularly on women, who simply didn't have the resources Protecting Your Pets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-pets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-pets/comments 2010-07-01T09:03:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-pets <p><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Calibri"><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Pets or animals owned by a protected person can now be included in protection orders. Restrained parties can be prohibited from threatening, molesting, inj Divorce Not Always Bad for Kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-not-always-bad-for-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-not-always-bad-for-kids/comments 2010-07-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-not-always-bad-for-kids <p>New study shows that divorce is not always bad for the kids. To access this article, please click here:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-not-always-bad-for-kids">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/divorce-not-always-bad-for-kids</a></p> Talking to Your Kids About Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talking-to-your-kids-about-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talking-to-your-kids-about-divorce/comments 2010-06-30T08:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talking-to-your-kids-about-divorce <p>Although the discussion about divorce should be tailored to a child's age, maturity, and temperament, be sure to convey one basic message: What happened is between mom and dad and does&nbsp;not have anything to do with the kids. Most kids will feel they are to blame even after parents have said t Preserving Children's Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preserving-children-s-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preserving-children-s-rights/comments 2010-06-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preserving-children-s-rights <p>Rich Harris of The Harris Law Firm and Representative Debbie Benefield, D-Arvada&nbsp;worked to help pass Bill 1097.&nbsp; The bill was designed to protect the children of unmarried parents, allowing them the same rights as those of divorced parents. The bill fixes an anomaly in the Colorado fami Sandra Bullock's Divorce Finalized http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sandra-bullock-s-divorce-finalized http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sandra-bullock-s-divorce-finalized/comments 2010-06-29T07:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sandra-bullock-s-divorce-finalized <p>After months of tabloid fodder and a very public split, the divorce between Sandra Bullock and Jesse James is now final.</p> <p>The couple have been in the headlines since tabloid reports of James' infidelity broke in March. James, 41, admitted to cheating on Bullock, 45, and later said he took Preventing Parental Child Abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preventing-parental-child-abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preventing-parental-child-abductions/comments 2010-06-24T07:26:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preventing-parental-child-abductions <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="justify">Family law attorney Rich Harris, President of The Harris Law Firm says that &quot;Although the tragedy associated with parental child abductions in Colorado is not common, the statistics still indicate that parents need to know how to protect themsel Maintenance and the Underemployed Spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maintenance-and-the-underemployed-spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maintenance-and-the-underemployed-spouse/comments 2010-06-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maintenance-and-the-underemployed-spouse <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">In cases where a spouse is not working, or is only working part time, the court may impute a higher income to an underemployed spouse for the purposes of establishing a maintenance award. Imputing income assumes that a party is capable of earning a If You are Having Marital Problems, Call Your Therapist Before You Call Your Divorce Lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-having-marital-problems-call-your-therapist-before-you-call-your-divorce-lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-having-marital-problems-call-your-therapist-before-you-call-your-divorce-lawyer/comments 2010-06-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-having-marital-problems-call-your-therapist-before-you-call-your-divorce-lawyer <div style="padding-left: 10px" id="article_body"> <p>Begin with a Marriage Counselor</p> <p>The attorneys at&nbsp;The&nbsp;Harris Law firm believe that&nbsp;when your marriage is in trouble, calling&nbsp;your marriage counselor should be your first phone call, and calling your&nbsp;divorce lawyer Divorce Recovery can be More Costly than Divorce Itself http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-can-be-more-costly-than-divorce-itself http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-can-be-more-costly-than-divorce-itself/comments 2010-06-15T10:27:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-recovery-can-be-more-costly-than-divorce-itself <p>According to recent statistics from&nbsp;the National Center for Health, the U.S. divorce rate is currently estimated at 47.9 percent.&nbsp;&nbsp;Based on&nbsp;legal expenses, child support,&nbsp;and travel for parental visits to non-custodial parents, the financial impact of divorce is estimated Using the Colorado Child Support Registry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-the-colorado-child-support-registry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-the-colorado-child-support-registry/comments 2010-06-11T10:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/using-the-colorado-child-support-registry <h4 align="center">Family Support Registry</h4> <p>The Family Support Registry (FSR) is Colorado's centralized collection and disbursement unit for processing child support and maintenance payments. The FSR is responsible for activities associated with payment processing, such as:</p> <ul> <l Colorado's Family Law Team http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-family-law-team http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-family-law-team/comments 2010-06-10T09:03:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-family-law-team <p>The Harris Law Firm,&nbsp;&quot;<em>Colorado's Family Law Team</em>&quot;, &nbsp;now has 16 family law attorneys</p> <p>and two locations to serve our clients, Denver and Fort Collins</p> Saving Your Marriage- Getting the Support You Need! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-getting-the-support-you-need http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-getting-the-support-you-need/comments 2010-06-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/saving-your-marriage-getting-the-support-you-need <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Sarah James, LCSW, CAC 11</p> <p>9220 Teddy Lane, Ste 1400<br /> Lone Tree, CO 80124<br /> Phone: 303-241-0421<br /> <a href="http://www.thecoloradocounselor.com/">www.thecoloradocounselor.com</a></p> Rich Harris Urges Parents to Put Children First in Divorce Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-urges-parents-to-put-children-first-in-divorce-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-urges-parents-to-put-children-first-in-divorce-cases/comments 2010-06-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-urges-parents-to-put-children-first-in-divorce-cases <p> &nbsp;</p> <p align="left" dir="ltr"> Rich Harris commented&nbsp;this week&nbsp;on a local radio show on the impact of divorce on children. Decades of studies show that the magnitude of the harm on children is commensurate with the level of conflict during the divorce. Harris urged couples The State of American Marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-american-marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-american-marriages/comments 2010-06-08T03:28:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-american-marriages <p>For many baby boomers with seemingly stable long-term marriages, the notion of separating or divorcing after surviving so many years together remains almost unthinkable. Yet those couples who do separate or divorce in the latter stages of life are doing so because the factors that once kept them Tips for Suviving Your Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tips-for-suviving-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tips-for-suviving-your-divorce/comments 2010-06-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tips-for-suviving-your-divorce <h1>Tips for Surviving Your Divorce</h1> <ol> <li>Keep to a routine. If you work, all the better. (Don't worry about being less productive than usual.) If you don't work, even if you have nowhere you have to go and nothing that must be done, make up a sequence of activities for that day and do Reasons for "Late in Life Divorces" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reasons-for-late-in-life-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reasons-for-late-in-life-divorces/comments 2010-06-07T08:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/reasons-for-late-in-life-divorces <p itxtvisited="1">After 40 years of marriage, those close to Al and Tipper Gore&nbsp;say that the couple simply grew apart. And experts say that late-marriage splits are more common than we think.</p> <p itxtvisited="1">&quot;We tend to mistakenly believe that once people reach a certain point in Father's Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/father-s-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/father-s-rights/comments 2010-06-04T08:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/father-s-rights <p>The 16 family law attorneys at The Harris Law Firm focus exclusively on Colorado domestic law. Cases includes those associated with&nbsp;divorce, legal separation, the allocation of parental responsibility, post-decree modifications of parenting time and child support, step-parent adoptions, and Helping Your Kids Adjust to Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-kids-adjust-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-kids-adjust-to-divorce/comments 2010-06-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-your-kids-adjust-to-divorce <p>When you and your spouse are going through a divorce, there are many ways in which you can be of assistance to your&nbsp;children. But most importantly, your positive attitude, ongoing patience, reassurance, and consistent willingness to listen to your children's concerns can minimize your kids a Congratulations to the Larimer County Sheriff's Office http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-the-larimer-county-sheriff-s-office http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-the-larimer-county-sheriff-s-office/comments 2010-06-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-the-larimer-county-sheriff-s-office <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Stephen Vertucci, an associate attorney with The Harris Law Firm, is a member of the vocational services committee of the Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Club. As the chairperson for the Rotary Emergency Services Award, this commit Your Children Come First http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-children-come-first http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-children-come-first/comments 2010-05-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-children-come-first <p>Even though your&nbsp;entire family&nbsp;must deal&nbsp;with the challenges inherent in the divorce process, you can help&nbsp;your&nbsp;children cope with your pending divorce by taking&nbsp;care of yourself. Make sure that you have a healthy support system of friends, family and mental health p Facebook as Evidence in a Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-as-evidence-in-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-as-evidence-in-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2010-05-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-as-evidence-in-a-colorado-divorce <p>Colorado attorneys are saying that they are seeing&nbsp;more and more instances of Facebook&nbsp;being a new&nbsp;source of evidence in divorce cases. A recent&nbsp;study by the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers, found Facebook is the leading source of information on marital infidelity, Your Children are not Responsible for Your Colorado Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-children-are-not-responsible-for-your-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-children-are-not-responsible-for-your-colorado-divorce/comments 2010-05-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-children-are-not-responsible-for-your-colorado-divorce <h3>Clearing up misunderstandings</h3> <p>Many kids believe that they had something to do with the divorce, recalling times they argued with their parents, received poor grades, or got in trouble. You can help your kids let go of this misconception.</p> <ul> <li><strong>Set the record straigh Commitment is the Key to a Successful Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/commitment-is-the-key-to-a-successful-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/commitment-is-the-key-to-a-successful-marriage/comments 2010-05-21T11:01:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/commitment-is-the-key-to-a-successful-marriage <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Regardless of how compatible the two of you are now, marital conflict during the course of your relationship is an inevitable fact of life. But not being in agreement on every issue is really not what is important to consider in your marriage because th Modifying the Divorce Decree http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-the-divorce-decree http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-the-divorce-decree/comments 2010-05-21T11:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-the-divorce-decree <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">The Harris Law Firm assists clients in post-decree modifications that include changes to maintenance agreements, the allocation of parental responsibilities, and issues regarding one party being in contempt of a court order. A modification of the divorc The Sworn Financial Statement (SFS) made easy (sort of) http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-sworn-financial-statement-sfs-made-easy-sort-of http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-sworn-financial-statement-sfs-made-easy-sort-of/comments 2010-05-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-sworn-financial-statement-sfs-made-easy-sort-of <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">The Sworn Financial Statement (SFS) is an extremely important document in a dissolution of marriage proceeding. We cannot divide the marital estate until we know what the marital estate is, including your incom "Plan for the Worst" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-plan-for-the-worst http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-plan-for-the-worst/comments 2010-05-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-plan-for-the-worst <p align="left" dir="ltr"> During a recent appearance on a local radio show, Harris Family Law partner Mike Cheroutes cautioned parents handling their own divorce or APR cases to be sure to &quot;plan for the worst&quot; when drafting parenting time agreements. Mr. Cheroutes pointed out that paren The Harris Law Firm Provides Advice on The Tom Martino Show http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-provides-advice-on-the-tom-martino-show http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-provides-advice-on-the-tom-martino-show/comments 2010-05-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-provides-advice-on-the-tom-martino-show <p align="left" dir="ltr"> D<i>uring a recent appearance on the Tom Martino Troubleshooter program on 630 KHOW, Harris Law Firm principal, Rich Harris assisted a woman in desperate need of child support. In that case, it appeared that problems with a county social services worker were delaying her New York May Become a "No Fault" State http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-may-become-a-no-fault-state http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-may-become-a-no-fault-state/comments 2010-05-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-may-become-a-no-fault-state <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">New York may be a&nbsp;front runner&nbsp;in many things, but family law is not one of them. Such was the general consensus of speakers at a New York State Senate hearing which focused mainly on divorce. The Senate expects to bring the bill out of commit Tiger Would, but Elin Will Not http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-would-but-elin-will-not http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-would-but-elin-will-not/comments 2010-05-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-would-but-elin-will-not <p>Tiger Woods' hopes for a reconciliation vanished&nbsp;when his estranged wife, Elin,returned to her home in Sweden. The move is seen as the beginning of the end of the Tiger Woods'&nbsp;divorce saga. Recently, Elin has been engaged in&nbsp;discussions with her lawyers to&nbsp;obtain a $500 to $60 Child abduction – Not returning the child at the end of parenting time. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-abduction-not-returning-the-child-at-the-end-of-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-abduction-not-returning-the-child-at-the-end-of-parenting-time/comments 2010-05-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-abduction-not-returning-the-child-at-the-end-of-parenting-time <p>If your child is spending time with their other parent in a state other than the one that issued the original order, it is wise to file the order in the new state. If the parent in the new state does not follow the original order and, for instance, refuses to return the child on time, you will al Relationship Coaching http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relationship-coaching http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relationship-coaching/comments 2010-05-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relationship-coaching <h2>Struggling Couples</h2> <p>We're busy people today. We want our relationships to 'just work' dammit! What's all the fuss anyway? Why can't it just be easy? With a little help, it can be easier than you imagine. Relationships are only mysterious to the uninformed.</p> <h3>If you are:</h3> <ul> Putting the Children First http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/putting-the-children-first http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/putting-the-children-first/comments 2010-05-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/putting-the-children-first <p>&quot;The best interests of the children&quot; is a phrase used in Colorado family law matters&nbsp;to determine the division of parental responsibilities. The Colorado courts consider many factors to define the best interests of the children involved, but perhaps the most important is if parents There are No Perfect Parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/there-are-no-perfect-parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/there-are-no-perfect-parents/comments 2010-05-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/there-are-no-perfect-parents <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">There is no such thing as a perfect parent because parenting is&nbsp;much more of an art than it is a science.And if perfection were required, no one, not even the psychologists evaluating th Modifying Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support/comments 2010-05-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">In this time of economic change, people are losing job and benefits. They wonder how they will pay their child support. Child support can be modified any time that there have been changes in Co-Parenting Tips- How You Can Make it Work! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/co-parenting-tips-how-you-can-make-it-work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/co-parenting-tips-how-you-can-make-it-work/comments 2010-05-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/co-parenting-tips-how-you-can-make-it-work <p><img width="95" height="143" alt="" src="/uploads/userfiles/image/Kevin%20Massaro.jpg" />Obtaining a divorce does not end your parenting relationship with your former spouse, and co-parenting, or raising your children as a team when you are no longer a couple, can&nbsp;be challenging at best! Co- Post Decree Issues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-issues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-issues/comments 2010-05-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-issues <p jquery1272682011859="36"><b jquery1272682011859="37"><img alt="" width="103" height="145" src="/uploads/userfiles/image/20100430%20Carrie.jpg" /></b></p> <p jquery1272682011859="36"><b jquery1272682011859="37">Modification</b></p> <p jquery1272682011859="38">Whether&nbsp;you and your former spo Questions About Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce/comments 2010-05-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/questions-about-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1984" title="Peggy Walker" alt="Peggy Walker" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker9.jpg" />The Harris Law Firm offers a free monthly seminar to answer your questions about the divorce process in the&nbsp;State of Colorado.&nbsp;Our upcoming &q Talk to a Couples Counselor First! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talk-to-a-couples-counselor-first http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talk-to-a-couples-counselor-first/comments 2010-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/talk-to-a-couples-counselor-first <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Don&rsquo;t end your marriage without seeking professional help first. A divorce attorney should be your last stop and a marriage counselor should be your first. Ask your friends, colleagues and associates to recommend a good therapist, and schedul Helping Kids Survive Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-kids-survive-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-kids-survive-divorce/comments 2010-04-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/helping-kids-survive-divorce <p>Top 3 Tips to Help Your Kids Survive Your Divorce:</p> <ol> <li>Establish an appropriate support system for the kids, through peers, extended family, school counselors and teachers.</li> <li>Each parent should get their own support system&hellip;parents should not rely on their childre School Teacher Vanishes After Request for Settlement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/school-teacher-vanishes-after-request-for-settlement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/school-teacher-vanishes-after-request-for-settlement/comments 2010-01-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/school-teacher-vanishes-after-request-for-settlement <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1980" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton12.jpg" />A retired English school teacher vanished after asking for a divorce and an &pound;800,000 settlement from her husband, a wealthy landowner in Glouc Sports Legends Chris Evert and Greg Norman Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sports-legends-chris-evert-and-greg-norman-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sports-legends-chris-evert-and-greg-norman-divorce/comments 2010-01-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sports-legends-chris-evert-and-greg-norman-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1976" title="Jenny Wray 0011" alt="Jenny Wray 0011" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray-00119.jpg" />Chris Evert and Greg Norman divorced in Key West last month just 15 months after they married. It was reported that Evert and Norman were grant Family Law Judge Publishes "The Good Karma Divorce" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-judge-publishes-the-good-karma-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-judge-publishes-the-good-karma-divorce/comments 2010-01-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/family-law-judge-publishes-the-good-karma-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1971" title="Peggy Walker" alt="Peggy Walker" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker8.jpg" />The dissolution of a marriage is one of the most painful&nbsp;changes a family can endure, but domestic relations judge Michele Lowrance&nbsp;says that French Statutes Bans Psychological Violence' in Marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/french-statutes-bans-psychological-violence-in-marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/french-statutes-bans-psychological-violence-in-marriages/comments 2010-01-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/french-statutes-bans-psychological-violence-in-marriages <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1967" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro13.jpg" />&nbsp;Later this year, France will become the first country in the world to ban 'psychological violence' within marriage.<br /> <br /> Insulting l Should Divorce be Outlawed? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/should-divorce-be-outlawed http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/should-divorce-be-outlawed/comments 2009-12-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/should-divorce-be-outlawed <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1951" title="Heidi #1" alt="Heidi #1" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Heidi-13.JPG" />With an increasing number of unhappy married couples now experiencing financial difficulties due to the ongoing economic recession, many are unable to afford a famil Top 10 Legal Stories of the Decade http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-10-legal-stories-of-the-decade http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-10-legal-stories-of-the-decade/comments 2009-12-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/top-10-legal-stories-of-the-decade <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1955" title="Richard-Harris" alt="Richard-Harris" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Richard-Harris2.jpg" />The last decade saw a number of landmark events that helped define the American justice system, and will impact us in the decades to come.&nbsp; B Karl Rove, Former Advisor to Bush, Granted a Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/karl-rove-former-advisor-to-bush-granted-a-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/karl-rove-former-advisor-to-bush-granted-a-divorce/comments 2009-12-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/karl-rove-former-advisor-to-bush-granted-a-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1946" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro12.jpg" />Republican political operative Karl Rove, a former&nbsp;key adviser in the administration of President George W. Bush, has been granted a divorce in Will Charlie Sheen Divorce Again? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-charlie-sheen-divorce-again http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-charlie-sheen-divorce-again/comments 2009-12-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-charlie-sheen-divorce-again <p>After spending most of Christmas day in an Aspen jail, could Charlie Sheen be headed for yet another divorce?&nbsp;Charlie was removed from their holiday rental&nbsp;when his wife, Brooke Sheen, called 911 saying that her husband was threatening her with a weapon. Police removed Mr. Sheen from th Nevada Governor and First Lady Prepare for Trial http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nevada-governor-and-first-lady-prepare-for-trial http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nevada-governor-and-first-lady-prepare-for-trial/comments 2009-12-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nevada-governor-and-first-lady-prepare-for-trial <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1934" title="Ryann 0013" alt="Ryann 0013" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Ryann-00134.jpg" />Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons would have liked to&nbsp;spend the&nbsp;rest of 2009&nbsp;planning his re-election campaign, and&nbsp;dealing with the state's&nbsp;en Attorney Mike Cheroutes Handles International Child Abduction Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-mike-cheroutes-handles-international-child-abduction-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-mike-cheroutes-handles-international-child-abduction-cases/comments 2009-12-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-mike-cheroutes-handles-international-child-abduction-cases <p>The Brazilian Supreme court ruled yesterday&nbsp;that nine-year-old <strong>Sean Goldman,</strong> who is currently residing in <strong>Brazil,</strong> be returned to his father, David Goldman, a U.S.&nbsp;citizen. The court's decision in this custody case came&nbsp;just after&nbsp;another rulin Bringing Sean Goldman Home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bringing-sean-goldman-home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bringing-sean-goldman-home/comments 2009-12-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bringing-sean-goldman-home <p>The Brazilian Supreme court ruled yesterday&nbsp;that nine-year-old <strong>Sean Goldman</strong> currently residing in <strong>Brazil</strong> be returned to his father, David Goldman, a U.S.&nbsp;citizen. The decision in this custody case came&nbsp;just after&nbsp;another ruling that was&nbsp;i Free Family Law Seminars by the Denver Bar Association http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-family-law-seminars-by-the-denver-bar-association http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-family-law-seminars-by-the-denver-bar-association/comments 2009-12-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-family-law-seminars-by-the-denver-bar-association <p> <img alt="Jenny Wray" class="left size-full wp-image-1918" src="/uploads/userfiles/image/Jennie-Wray-12-5-13.jpg" style="width: 95px; height: 132px;" title="Jenny Wray 0011" />Every third Tuesday of each month, the Denver Bar Association provides a Free Legal Seminar to address Family Law conc Tiger Needs to Act Now in Order to Save His Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-needs-to-act-now-in-order-to-save-his-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-needs-to-act-now-in-order-to-save-his-marriage/comments 2009-12-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-needs-to-act-now-in-order-to-save-his-marriage <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1906" title="Jenny Wray" alt="Jenny Wray" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray10.jpg" />Mrs. Tiger&nbsp;Woods, Elin, &nbsp;is preparing for a bitter custody battle with her philandering husband over the couple's two young children, Sam and Charl The Harris Law Firm Also Offers Mediation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-also-offers-mediation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-also-offers-mediation/comments 2009-12-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-also-offers-mediation <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1912" title="Peggy Walker" alt="Peggy Walker" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker7.jpg" />The Harris Law Fim also offers alternative dispute resolution via mediation.<br /> <br /> Our mediators are: Margaret Walker, Kevin Massaro and Carrie Tiger and Elin Headed for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-and-elin-headed-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-and-elin-headed-for-divorce/comments 2009-12-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/tiger-and-elin-headed-for-divorce <div>Mrs. Tiger Woods, Elin Nordegren is reportedly retaining one of the best divorce attorneys in the country&nbsp;to end her troubled marriage to Tiger Woods.&nbsp;She has consulted with&nbsp;Mr.&nbsp;Sorrell Trope, the dean of Hollywood&rsquo;s most illustrious divorce lawyers. Nobody has more ex Resolving Disputes Via Mediation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/resolving-disputes-via-mediation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/resolving-disputes-via-mediation/comments 2009-12-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/resolving-disputes-via-mediation <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1893" title="Chaille Eckstein" alt="Chaille Eckstein" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Chaille-Eckstein6.jpg" />Mediation is a&nbsp;less stressful&nbsp;alternative to resolving your family issues in a Colorado courtroom.&nbsp;Although it is not unusal Is it too late for Tiger? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-it-too-late-for-tiger http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-it-too-late-for-tiger/comments 2009-12-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-it-too-late-for-tiger <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1897" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton11.jpg" />It has been reported that Tiger Woods' wife Elin Nordegren has moved out of their marital home, and&nbsp;has consulted with several divorce lawyers The Harris Law Firm and the Bob Telmosse' Christmas Giveaway! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-bob-telmosse-christmas-giveaway http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-bob-telmosse-christmas-giveaway/comments 2009-12-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-bob-telmosse-christmas-giveaway <p>Imagine how you might react if a large crowd began to form in front of your house asking for help with food for the holiday!&nbsp; This is exactly how the Bob Telmoss&eacute; Christmas Giveaway began as a hoax.&nbsp;&nbsp; In the spring of 1982, someone placed a holiday&nbsp;ad in the Gazette sta New Years Resolution:Healing the Pain of Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-years-resolution-healing-the-pain-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-years-resolution-healing-the-pain-of-divorce/comments 2009-12-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-years-resolution-healing-the-pain-of-divorce <p><span style="font-size: x-small"><img class="left size-full wp-image-1877" title="Heidi #1" alt="Heidi #1" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Heidi-12.JPG" />For people facing the pain of divorce or separation, the New Year is a good time to commit to the healing process. A marital breakup Are New York Divorce Laws Bonds of Marriage or Shackles? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-new-york-divorce-laws-bonds-of-marriage-or-shackles http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-new-york-divorce-laws-bonds-of-marriage-or-shackles/comments 2009-12-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-new-york-divorce-laws-bonds-of-marriage-or-shackles <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1868" title="Camille Mulholland" alt="Camille Mulholland" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Camille-Mulholland9.jpg" />The New York appellate court has&nbsp;recently ruled that &quot;Social Abandonment&quot; is not grounds for divorce, and thus New York Divorce Rate Declines During the "Great Recession" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-rate-declines-during-the-great-recession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-rate-declines-during-the-great-recession/comments 2009-12-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-rate-declines-during-the-great-recession <p>A&nbsp;positive side effect of the current economic&nbsp;downturn is that the US divorce rate declined during the first full year of what is being called The Great Recession.&nbsp; According to Census Bureau data, the divorce rate fell 4 percent in 2008 to 16.9 divorces per 1,000 married women, . Your Job May be the Key to a Successful Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-job-may-be-the-key-to-a-successful-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-job-may-be-the-key-to-a-successful-marriage/comments 2009-12-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-job-may-be-the-key-to-a-successful-marriage <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1852" title="John Tatlock" alt="John Tatlock" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/John-Tatlock7.jpg" />Veterinarians, agricultural engineers, and those in the teaching profession&nbsp;are all less likely to divorce than entertainers, sports figures, barte Veteran Singer/Songwriter Paul Anka Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/veteran-singer/songwriter-paul-anka-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/veteran-singer/songwriter-paul-anka-files-for-divorce/comments 2009-12-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/veteran-singer/songwriter-paul-anka-files-for-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1842" title="Elissa Bercovitz" alt="Elissa Bercovitz" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Elissa-Bercovitz6.jpg" />Only&nbsp;hours after Anna Yaeger called&nbsp;the police&nbsp;to report an incident of domestic violence, her singer and songwriter husband, Orders of Protection http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/orders-of-protection http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/orders-of-protection/comments 2009-12-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/orders-of-protection <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1848" title="Jenny Wray" alt="Jenny Wray" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray9.jpg" />Orders of protection&nbsp;can be obtained&nbsp;by individuals to prevent stalking, abuse, or the threat of abuse.&nbsp; At the initial court appearance, the p Addressing Vacation Time with Your Kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/addressing-vacation-time-with-your-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/addressing-vacation-time-with-your-kids/comments 2009-12-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/addressing-vacation-time-with-your-kids <p><img width="95" height="132" alt="Chaille Eckstein" src="/images/blog/Chaille-Eckstein3.jpg" title="Chaille Eckstein" class="left size-full wp-image-1833" />When establishing a Parenting Plan,&nbsp;divorcing spouses should remember to draft an agreement that addresses additional parenting time de Forensic Accountants May be Required to Uncover Assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/forensic-accountants-may-be-required-to-uncover-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/forensic-accountants-may-be-required-to-uncover-assets/comments 2009-12-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/forensic-accountants-may-be-required-to-uncover-assets <p>After filing for divorce in the State of Colorado,&nbsp;both spouses are&nbsp;required by law to disclose financial information to other party. The required data includes pay stubs, bank statements, retirement statement accounts, tax returns, credit card statements, etc.&nbsp; The parties are als Englishman Charged with Murdering His Ex Wife http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/englishman-charged-with-murdering-his-ex-wife http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/englishman-charged-with-murdering-his-ex-wife/comments 2009-11-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/englishman-charged-with-murdering-his-ex-wife <p><img width="95" height="132" alt="Heidi Culbertson" src="/images/blog/Heidi-Culbertson13.jpg" title="Heidi Culbertson" class="left size-full wp-image-1825" />Brian Jones, former husband of Katrina Jones, will appear in court this morning charged with murder after his former wife was stabbed to de Research Shows that Monogamy is not for the Birds http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/research-shows-that-monogamy-is-not-for-the-birds http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/research-shows-that-monogamy-is-not-for-the-birds/comments 2009-11-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/research-shows-that-monogamy-is-not-for-the-birds <div><br /> <br /> <img class="left size-full wp-image-1820" title="Harris Law" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law15.jpg" />AUSTRALASIAN gannets, seabirds that were previously believed to&nbsp;mate for life, apparently have a &quot;divorce rate&quot; that is simi Attorney with The Harris Law Firm Discusses Careers in Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-discusses-careers-in-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-discusses-careers-in-law/comments 2009-11-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-discusses-careers-in-law <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1817" title="Steve Vertucci" alt="Steve Vertucci" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Steve-Vertucci11.jpg" />On November 17, 2009, Stephen Vertucci, a family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm, was a moderator for an ethics discussion with Northern Co Denver Therapist Jeannie Lee Discusses Conflict http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/denver-therapist-jeannie-lee-discusses-conflict http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/denver-therapist-jeannie-lee-discusses-conflict/comments 2009-11-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/denver-therapist-jeannie-lee-discusses-conflict <h1>Creatively Approaching Conflict - Tip</h1> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <h1>Turn Down the Impact</h1> <p><br /> (Notice that this is about the PROBLEM, not the other person.&nbsp; If the two (or more) who are in conflict can do this together it will be all that much more effective.&nbsp; Realizing Couples Take Vacations with the Marriage Counselor in Tow http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-take-vacations-with-the-marriage-counselor-in-tow http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-take-vacations-with-the-marriage-counselor-in-tow/comments 2009-11-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-take-vacations-with-the-marriage-counselor-in-tow <p> In this year&#39;s disappointing and far from amusing&nbsp;Hollywood comedy <em>Couples Retreat: <span id="lw_1258730833_0" style="border-bottom: medium none; background: none transparent scroll repeat 0% 0%; cursor: hand">Return to Eden</span>,</em>&nbsp;4 married couples&nbsp;attempt to&nbsp A $Billion Divorce - for the U.S. Government http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-billion-divorce-for-the-u-s-government http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-billion-divorce-for-the-u-s-government/comments 2009-11-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-billion-divorce-for-the-u-s-government <img class="left size-full wp-image-1795" title="John Tatlock" src="/images/blog/John-Tatlock6.jpg" alt="John Tatlock" width="95" height="132" />The U.S. government may be the recipient of billions of dollars in court-ordered restitution under a new <span id="lw_1258494588_0">divorce decree</span> b Attorney Stephen Vertucci Promotes Literacy Program in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-stephen-vertucci-promotes-literacy-program-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-stephen-vertucci-promotes-literacy-program-in-fort-collins/comments 2009-11-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-stephen-vertucci-promotes-literacy-program-in-fort-collins <p><img width="95" height="133" alt="Steve Vertucci" src="/images/blog/Steve-Vertucci10.jpg" title="Steve Vertucci" class="left size-full wp-image-1800" />Stephen Vertucci, a family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm and a member of the Rotary READ Committee, recently traveled to St. Joseph&rsquo English Divorces Can be Uncivilized, Actually http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/english-divorces-can-be-uncivilized-actually http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/english-divorces-can-be-uncivilized-actually/comments 2009-11-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/english-divorces-can-be-uncivilized-actually <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1789" title="Harris Law" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law14.jpg" />A new study&nbsp;out of&nbsp;London has indicated that a bitter divorce in England&nbsp;means that one in three children will permanently lose touch with a p Divorce in the Big Apple: Art Imitates Life http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-in-the-big-apple-art-imitates-life http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-in-the-big-apple-art-imitates-life/comments 2009-11-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-in-the-big-apple-art-imitates-life <p> Four New York City actors/playrights have turned their own parents divorces&nbsp;into the subjects of their new&nbsp;theater production. According to press notes, &quot;The&nbsp;play&nbsp;explores each couple&#39;s first meeting, the ups and downs of their marriage, their split, and the surpri Divorce: Like a Rolling Stone http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-like-a-rolling-stone http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-like-a-rolling-stone/comments 2009-11-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-like-a-rolling-stone <p><strong><img width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Heidi-Culbertson11.jpg" alt="Heidi Culbertson" title="Heidi Culbertson" class="left size-full wp-image-1780" /></strong>Rolling Stone guitarist, Ronnie Wood is expected to pay his ex-wife Jo &pound;6.5 million after the two were granted a div The Determination of Paternity - Who's Your Daddy? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-determination-of-paternity-who-s-your-daddy http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-determination-of-paternity-who-s-your-daddy/comments 2009-11-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-determination-of-paternity-who-s-your-daddy <p>Michael Cheroutes, Jr., a partner at The Harris Law Firm say, &quot;The father's name that appears on the birth certificate is not the final determination of paternity.&nbsp;&nbsp; Generally, the father who is named on the birth certificate can institute a paternity proceeding and request genetic All Star's Wife Files for Divorce in L.A. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/all-star-s-wife-files-for-divorce-in-l-a http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/all-star-s-wife-files-for-divorce-in-l-a/comments 2009-11-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/all-star-s-wife-files-for-divorce-in-l-a <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1771" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro11.jpg" />Shaquille O'Neal's wife, Va'Shaundya O' Neal has filed for a legal separation from the All Stars center.&nbsp;&nbsp;On November 9th, Mrs. O' Neal fi Attorney Jennie Wray to Ski at the Pink Chase Fundraiser! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-jennie-wray-to-ski-at-the-pink-chase-fundraiser http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-jennie-wray-to-ski-at-the-pink-chase-fundraiser/comments 2009-11-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-jennie-wray-to-ski-at-the-pink-chase-fundraiser <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1768" title="Jenny Wray 0011" alt="Jenny Wray 0011" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray-00117.jpg" />&quot;Pink Chase&quot; is an upcoming&nbsp;fundraiser that&nbsp;will allow women of all ages and disciplines to&nbsp;get involved in an all wom Married in America http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/married-in-america http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/married-in-america/comments 2009-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/married-in-america <p style="text-align: left"><img class="left size-full wp-image-1757" title="John Tatlock" alt="John Tatlock" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/John-Tatlock5.jpg" />On the national level, the recent U.S.Census Bureau survey showed that a shrinking share of Americans are married: 52% of males Paralegal with The Harris Law Firm Receives Award! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/paralegal-with-the-harris-law-firm-receives-award http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/paralegal-with-the-harris-law-firm-receives-award/comments 2009-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/paralegal-with-the-harris-law-firm-receives-award <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1764" title="100_0249" alt="100_0249" width="105" height="110" src="/images/blog/100_02492.JPG" />The Harris Law firm is proud to announce that Beth Wilkins, a Certified Paralegal with the firm, has been awarded the Pro Bono Paralegal of the Year award from the Claiming Your Child as a Tax Deduction http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/claiming-your-child-as-a-tax-deduction http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/claiming-your-child-as-a-tax-deduction/comments 2009-11-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/claiming-your-child-as-a-tax-deduction <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1753" title="Ryann 0013" alt="Ryann 0013" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Ryann-00133.jpg" />Unless otherwise agreed upon by the parties, the Colorado court shall allocate the right to claim dependent children for income tax purposes between the parti The State of Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-marriage/comments 2009-11-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-marriage <p style="text-align: left"> Findings from the recently released 2008 American Community Survey have offered a detailed portrait from the U.S. Census Bureau&nbsp;regarding marriage and divorce statistics at the state level.&nbsp;&nbsp;In Arkansas and Oklahoma, men and women marry early, and 50% of Jim Nantz's Wife to Receive Substantial Divorce Settlement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jim-nantz-s-wife-to-receive-substantial-divorce-settlement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jim-nantz-s-wife-to-receive-substantial-divorce-settlement/comments 2009-11-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jim-nantz-s-wife-to-receive-substantial-divorce-settlement <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1737" title="Steve Vertucci" alt="Steve Vertucci" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Steve-Vertucci9.jpg" />According to court records, CBS Sportscaster Jim Nantz, whose annual income is $7 million, will have to pay his ex-wife, Lorrie, $72,000 a month i Join Us for the Home for the Holidays Run on Nov. 14th! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-us-for-the-home-for-the-holidays-run-on-nov-14th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-us-for-the-home-for-the-holidays-run-on-nov-14th/comments 2009-11-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-us-for-the-home-for-the-holidays-run-on-nov-14th <p style="text-align: left;"><img class="left size-full wp-image-1732" title="Chaille Eckstein" src="/images/blog/Chaille-Eckstein2.jpg" alt="Chaille Eckstein" width="95" height="132" />Join us for the Home for the Holidays 5k walk/run on Saturday, November 14th at 9 am! Carrie Chaille Eckstein, Esq Not yet Divorced Mel Gibson has a New Daughter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/not-yet-divorced-mel-gibson-has-a-new-daughter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/not-yet-divorced-mel-gibson-has-a-new-daughter/comments 2009-11-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/not-yet-divorced-mel-gibson-has-a-new-daughter <p><strong><img width="95" height="132" alt="Ryann 0013" src="/images/blog/Ryann-00132.jpg" title="Ryann 0013" class="left size-full wp-image-1729" />On Friday, October 30th, Mel Gibson's partner, Oksana Grigoreva, 39,&nbsp; gave birth to their first child, a&nbsp;daughter they have named Lucia.</st Fewer Divorces in 2009 Due to Difficult Economic Climate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fewer-divorces-in-2009-due-to-difficult-economic-climate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fewer-divorces-in-2009-due-to-difficult-economic-climate/comments 2009-10-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fewer-divorces-in-2009-due-to-difficult-economic-climate <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1726" title="Jenny Wray" alt="Jenny Wray" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray8.jpg" />Financial&nbsp;difficulties often drive couples apart, but the current recession seems to be having the opposite effect, with&nbsp;fewer couples being able to Corey Feldman's Wife Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/corey-feldman-s-wife-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/corey-feldman-s-wife-files-for-divorce/comments 2009-10-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/corey-feldman-s-wife-files-for-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1723" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton9.jpg" />Corey Feldman's wife has filed for divorce after seven years of marriage. Court records show Susannah Feldman - who&nbsp;married the Goonies star in Will California Ban Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-california-ban-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-california-ban-divorce/comments 2009-10-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-california-ban-divorce <p>Last November, California voters approved an initiative that halted same-sex marriage within the state, but a new initiative, filed by John Marcotte, a married father of 2, would ban divorce as well.&nbsp; The &quot;2010 California Marriage Protection Act&quot; would halt married couples from bre Jamie McCourt, CEO of the LA Dodgers, Separated and Out of a Job http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jamie-mccourt-ceo-of-the-la-dodgers-separated-and-out-of-a-job http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jamie-mccourt-ceo-of-the-la-dodgers-separated-and-out-of-a-job/comments 2009-10-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jamie-mccourt-ceo-of-the-la-dodgers-separated-and-out-of-a-job <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1710" title="Steve Vertucci" alt="Steve Vertucci" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Steve-Vertucci8.jpg" />Jamie McCourt, CEO of the LA Dodgers and wife of the team's owner, Frank McCourt, was fired from her position yesterday when the team was eliminat Wife of ESPN Sportscaster Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/wife-of-espn-sportscaster-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/wife-of-espn-sportscaster-files-for-divorce/comments 2009-10-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/wife-of-espn-sportscaster-files-for-divorce <div id="articleBody"><br /> <div style="border-bottom: 0px; border-left: 0px; border-top: 0px; border-right: 0px" id="articleViewerGroup"><script></script></div> <br /> <script></script><img class="left size-full wp-image-1706" title="Camille Mulholland" alt="Camille Mulholland" width="95" heigh Man Receives a Goat in Divorce Settlement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/man-receives-a-goat-in-divorce-settlement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/man-receives-a-goat-in-divorce-settlement/comments 2009-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/man-receives-a-goat-in-divorce-settlement <p style="text-align: left"><img class="left size-full wp-image-1701" title="Harris Law" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law13.jpg" />An Australian man was awarded his ex-wife's pet goat as part of a divorce settlement. Steve Killeen said the couple purchased the go The Balloon Boy: a continuing saga http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-balloon-boy-a-continuing-saga http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-balloon-boy-a-continuing-saga/comments 2009-10-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-balloon-boy-a-continuing-saga <p><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1692" title="rich" alt="rich" width="125" height="125" src="/images/blog/rich.jpg" />Rich Harris, President of The Harris Law Firm, commented yesterday on the &quot;Balloon Boy&quot; incident.&nbsp;His interview with Channel 7 News regarding possible soc Balloon Boy - Is it Abuse? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/balloon-boy-is-it-abuse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/balloon-boy-is-it-abuse/comments 2009-10-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/balloon-boy-is-it-abuse <p style="text-align: center;">Balloon Boy &ndash; Is it Abuse?<br /> <br /> <img width="95" height="132" alt="Rich Harris" src="/images/blog/Rich-Harris7.jpg" title="Rich Harris" class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1688" />There is a public outcry over the recent incident involving 6-year old, Have the Parents Endangered Colorado's Balloon Boy? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/have-the-parents-endangered-colorado-s-balloon-boy http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/have-the-parents-endangered-colorado-s-balloon-boy/comments 2009-10-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/have-the-parents-endangered-colorado-s-balloon-boy <p style="text-align: left"><img class="size-full wp-image-1682 " title="Rich Harris" alt="Rich Harris" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Rich-Harris5.jpg" />In spite of public outcry to have Colorado Social Services remove the &ldquo;Balloon Boy&rdquo; from his parental home, the question r The Harris Law Firm Welcomes Yet ANOTHER New Associate! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-yet-another-new-associate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-yet-another-new-associate/comments 2009-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-yet-another-new-associate <p>The Harris Law Firm is pleased to announce that Christina Apostoli has joined the firm as a new Associate Attorney. Ms. Apostoli spent 6 years as a Deputy District Attorney in the 18<sup>th</sup> Judicial District assigned to the Special Victims Unit (SVU) and brings to the firm her experience as International Child Abduction in Japan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/international-child-abduction-in-japan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/international-child-abduction-in-japan/comments 2009-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/international-child-abduction-in-japan <p>On Friday, October 16th, U.S. Ambassador John Roos and ambassadors from Australia, Britain, Canada, France, Italy, New Zealand and Spain urged Japan to resolve a growing number of international child custody disputes.&nbsp;&nbsp;On October 15th, Japanese police freed an American man accused of&nb Pop Punk Singer Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/pop-punk-singer-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/pop-punk-singer-files-for-divorce/comments 2009-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/pop-punk-singer-files-for-divorce <div id="bd"><br /> <div><br /> <div><img class="left size-full wp-image-1668" title="Harris Law" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law9.jpg" />After&nbsp;only three years of marriage, 25 year old pop punk singer, Avril Lavigne has filed for divorce in Los Angeles&n The Harris Law Firm Welcomes Another New Associate! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-another-new-associate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-another-new-associate/comments 2009-10-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-another-new-associate <img class="left size-full wp-image-1657" title="Ryann 0013" src="/images/blog/Ryann-00131.jpg" alt="Ryann 0013" width="95" height="132" />The Harris Law Firm is pleased to announce that J. Ryann Peyton has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney. In addition to her family law practice, Ms. Peyton Can My Ex's Paycheck Be Garnished? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-my-ex-s-paycheck-be-garnished http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-my-ex-s-paycheck-be-garnished/comments 2009-10-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-my-ex-s-paycheck-be-garnished <img class="left size-full wp-image-1659" title="Rich Harris" src="/images/blog/Rich-Harris3.jpg" alt="Rich Harris" width="95" height="132" />When there are Court Orders for child support or maintenance,  the Court can order up to 60% of the parties disposable income to be garnished when the support Spain and Brazil Agree that Divorce is Socially Acceptable http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spain-and-brazil-agree-that-divorce-is-socially-acceptable http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spain-and-brazil-agree-that-divorce-is-socially-acceptable/comments 2009-10-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spain-and-brazil-agree-that-divorce-is-socially-acceptable <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1651" title="Camille Mulholland" alt="Camille Mulholland" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Camille-Mulholland7.jpg" />Spain is the second only to Brazil in their social perception that obtaining a divorce is better than living in a loveless marriage. S Malaysia Offers Free Honeymoons to Rekindle Marriages! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/malaysia-offers-free-honeymoons-to-rekindle-marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/malaysia-offers-free-honeymoons-to-rekindle-marriages/comments 2009-10-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/malaysia-offers-free-honeymoons-to-rekindle-marriages <div>Malaysia, a predominently Muslim state, is offering free honeymoon packages worth up to $440 each to rekindle the romance between married couples on the brink of divorce. The <span id="lw_1255328878_1" style="border-bottom: #0066cc 1px dashed; background: none transparent scroll repeat 0% 0%; c Christy Brinkley's Ex-Husband Wants Her in Jail http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/christy-brinkley-s-ex-husband-wants-her-in-jail http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/christy-brinkley-s-ex-husband-wants-her-in-jail/comments 2009-10-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/christy-brinkley-s-ex-husband-wants-her-in-jail <p> A year after their divorce, supermodel Christy Brinkley and her philandering ex husband Peter Cook fought a new battle in a New York courtroom yesterday. Both parties charged the other with violating terms of their settlement. Unable to come to an agreement, a subsequent hearing will be held o Can I Be Denied a Passport if I Owe Back Child Support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-be-denied-a-passport-if-i-owe-back-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-be-denied-a-passport-if-i-owe-back-child-support/comments 2009-10-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-be-denied-a-passport-if-i-owe-back-child-support <p>You may be denied a passport by the Department of State if you owes more than $5,000 in child support arrearages pursuant to federal law.&nbsp; It depends, in part, on whether a human services agency has contacted the Department of State and placed a hold for non-payment.</p> Usher Not Ready to Sign the Papers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/usher-not-ready-to-sign-the-papers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/usher-not-ready-to-sign-the-papers/comments 2009-10-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/usher-not-ready-to-sign-the-papers <p>Although Usher's latest track, &quot;Papers&quot;, feature lyrics about how he is ready to &quot;sign the papers&quot;, apparently the singer's life is not referencing his art. His soon to be former wife Tameka says that she is ready to move on with her life and finds his hesitation to sign their Super Model Jordan Plans to Celebrate Her Freedom http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-jordan-plans-to-celebrate-her-freedom http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-jordan-plans-to-celebrate-her-freedom/comments 2009-10-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-jordan-plans-to-celebrate-her-freedom <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1618" title="Harris Law" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law8.jpg" />With just weeks to go until her marriage to Peter Andre has officially ended, 31 year old Supermodel Jordan is preparing for a gala to celebrate her new found Texas Judge Will Hear Gay Divorce Case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-judge-will-hear-gay-divorce-case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-judge-will-hear-gay-divorce-case/comments 2009-10-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-judge-will-hear-gay-divorce-case <p>Texas is getting national attention after a judge cleared the way for two Dallas men to obtain a divorce.<br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p>The judge said the court has the right to hear the divorce suit because the couple was legally married in another state. The judge further stated the state's b The Harris Law Firm Welcomes a New Associate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-a-new-associate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-a-new-associate/comments 2009-10-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-a-new-associate <p><img width="95" height="132" alt="Chaille Eckstein" src="/images/blog/Chaille-Eckstein1.jpg" title="Chaille Eckstein" class="left size-full wp-image-1611" />The Harris Law Firm is pleased to announce that Carrie Chaille Eckstein, our newest Associate Attorney, has joined the firm. In addition to Court to hear gay divorce in Texas, despite gay marriage ban http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/court-to-hear-gay-divorce-in-texas-despite-gay-marriage-ban http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/court-to-hear-gay-divorce-in-texas-despite-gay-marriage-ban/comments 2009-10-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/court-to-hear-gay-divorce-in-texas-despite-gay-marriage-ban <div><script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[if(!YAHOO){var YAHOO = {};} YAHOO.BuzzWidgetTries = 0; (function(){ if(YAHOO && YAHOO.util && YAHOO.util.Event && YAHOO.Media && YAHOO.Media.Buzz){ (function(){ var buzz = new YAHOO.Media.Buzz("buzz-top",{"sync":"buzz-bottom","countPosition":"after","f Something Fishy About Division of Assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/something-fishy-about-division-of-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/something-fishy-about-division-of-assets/comments 2009-10-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/something-fishy-about-division-of-assets <strong><img class="left size-full wp-image-1603" title="Harris Law" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law7.jpg" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" />Pasadena</strong><strong> police find goldfish fried, others eaten </strong><br><br><strong> <script type="text/javascript"><br><br></script> <script typ Kate Plus Eight, Plus Alimony? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kate-plus-eight-plus-alimony http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kate-plus-eight-plus-alimony/comments 2009-09-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kate-plus-eight-plus-alimony <h1><img class="left size-full wp-image-1600" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton7.jpg" />Jon Gosselin Puts Divorce On Hold</h1> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <div><br /> <br /> <a style="background-image: none; border-bottom: darkgreen 1px d Divorcing when one party is living out of state http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-when-one-party-is-living-out-of-state http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-when-one-party-is-living-out-of-state/comments 2009-09-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-when-one-party-is-living-out-of-state <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1595" title="Steve Vertucci" alt="Steve Vertucci" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Steve-Vertucci7.jpg" />If you can work out an agreement with your soon to be former spouse, you do not necessarily have to be present for any part of the proceeds. &nbsp No Divorces Allowed During Chinese Holiday http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-divorces-allowed-during-chinese-holiday http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-divorces-allowed-during-chinese-holiday/comments 2009-09-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-divorces-allowed-during-chinese-holiday <p>&quot;We will be working voluntarily during the holiday to issue marriage certificates but we will not be making any divorce appointments,&quot; said officer Wang, who is in charge of the Marriage and Adoption Registration Centre in Yuzhong district in central Chongqing city.</p> Nevada Has Highest Divorce Rate in Country http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nevada-has-highest-divorce-rate-in-country http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nevada-has-highest-divorce-rate-in-country/comments 2009-09-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nevada-has-highest-divorce-rate-in-country <h1><img class="left size-full wp-image-1576" title="Chaille Eckstein" alt="Chaille Eckstein" width="92" height="132" src="/images/blog/Chaille-Eckstein.jpg" />Experts weigh in on state's No. 1 divorce rate</h1> <p><br /> Nevada had the highest divorce rate of any state in the nation last year wit Falling Assets May Push Wealthy Clients Toward Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/falling-assets-may-push-wealthy-clients-toward-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/falling-assets-may-push-wealthy-clients-toward-divorce/comments 2009-09-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/falling-assets-may-push-wealthy-clients-toward-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1566" title="Elissa Bercovitz" alt="Elissa Bercovitz" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Elissa-Bercovitz4.jpg" /><br /> <br /> Private Wealth, September/October 2009<br /> <br /> It's a familiar story: A husband and wife in their 50s have been marri Judge Rules in the Best Interest of the Dog http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judge-rules-in-the-best-interest-of-the-dog http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judge-rules-in-the-best-interest-of-the-dog/comments 2009-09-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judge-rules-in-the-best-interest-of-the-dog <span><img class="left size-full wp-image-1562" title="Rich Harris" src="/images/blog/Rich-Harris2.jpg" alt="Rich Harris" width="95" height="132" /></span><br><br><span>How Much is that Doggie in the Courtroom?</span><br><br><span>For now, the legal fight about Dexter the dog is over, but at least Jon and Kate Plus 8 Divorce to be Delayed http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-plus-8-divorce-to-be-delayed http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-plus-8-divorce-to-be-delayed/comments 2009-09-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-plus-8-divorce-to-be-delayed <p><span style="font-weight: bold"><img class="left size-full wp-image-1555" title="Heidi Culbertson" alt="Heidi Culbertson" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Heidi-Culbertson9.jpg" />Jo</span><span style="font-weight: bold">n Gosselin</span>&rsquo;s divorce lawyer has dropped him as a clien London Divorce Capital of Europe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/london-divorce-capital-of-europe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/london-divorce-capital-of-europe/comments 2009-09-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/london-divorce-capital-of-europe <img class="left size-full wp-image-1545" title="Rich Harris" src="/images/blog/Rich-Harris1.jpg" alt="Rich Harris" width="95" height="132" />LONDON (AFP) – London has become the "divorce capital of Europe," where the <span id="lw_1253023078_0">wives</span> of wealthy men feel they can walk away wi London is the Divorce Capital of Europe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/london-is-the-divorce-capital-of-europe http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/london-is-the-divorce-capital-of-europe/comments 2009-09-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/london-is-the-divorce-capital-of-europe <p>London has become the &quot;divorce capital of Europe,&quot; where celebrities' and <span id="lw_1253023078_0">footballers' wives</span> feel they can make a mint after only a few years of marriage, a top lawyer said on Tuesday.<br /> <br /> But the trend is paternalistic and sends the wrong me Can I Take $ From My 401K After I File for Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-take-from-my-401k-after-i-file-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-take-from-my-401k-after-i-file-for-divorce/comments 2009-09-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-take-from-my-401k-after-i-file-for-divorce <p> The automatic injunction does not allow this.&nbsp; Either party is free to use marital property to satisfy expenses in usual course of business or for necessities of life, but major expenditures must be agreed to by your spouse, or you&rsquo;ll have to request a Court order to take a distribu Princess Caroline of Monaco to Divorce Husband #3 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/princess-caroline-of-monaco-to-divorce-husband-3 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/princess-caroline-of-monaco-to-divorce-husband-3/comments 2009-09-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/princess-caroline-of-monaco-to-divorce-husband-3 <p><img width="95" height="133" alt="Camille Mulholland" src="/images/blog/Camille-Mulholland4.jpg" title="Camille Mulholland" class="left size-full wp-image-1523" />Princess Caroline of Monaco appears to be heading for divorce. The 52-year-old princess has been living a separate life from Prince Er Hugh Hefner to Divorce Wife of 20 Years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hugh-hefner-to-divorce-wife-of-20-years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hugh-hefner-to-divorce-wife-of-20-years/comments 2009-09-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hugh-hefner-to-divorce-wife-of-20-years <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1529" title="Jenny Wray" alt="Jenny Wray" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray5.jpg" />After an 11-year separation, Playboy magnet, Hugh Hefner filed for divorce from Kimberly Conrad in Los Angeles County, citing irreconcilable differences.&nbsp Free Seminar at The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-seminar-at-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-seminar-at-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2009-09-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-seminar-at-the-harris-law-firm <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1518" title="Elissa Bercovitz" alt="Elissa Bercovitz" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Elissa-Bercovitz3.jpg" />The Harris Law Firm's free &quot;Questions About Divorce Seminar&quot; will be held on Tuesday, September 15th from 12 pm to 1pm at the firm Are Social Security Benefits Considered Gross Income? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-social-security-benefits-considered-gross-income http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-social-security-benefits-considered-gross-income/comments 2009-09-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-social-security-benefits-considered-gross-income <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1511" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro7.jpg" /><br /> <br /> If your ex is receiving social security disability benefits, a portion of what he is receiving might be for the benefit of the childr Internet Divorces? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-divorces/comments 2009-09-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-divorces <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1504" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton6.jpg" />The Brazilian Senate has approved a bill that would allow consensual divorces to be filed and resolved on the Internet.<br /> <br /> The Senate's o Cook's Business Thrived During Divorce from Christie Brinkley http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cook-s-business-thrived-during-divorce-from-christie-brinkley http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cook-s-business-thrived-during-divorce-from-christie-brinkley/comments 2009-09-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cook-s-business-thrived-during-divorce-from-christie-brinkley <p><img width="95" height="132" alt="Harris Law" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law6.jpg" title="Harris Law" class="left size-full wp-image-1491" />Christie Brinkley's cheating ex-husband Peter Cook is benefiting from the publicity surrounding the pair's messy divorce last year - the bitter court battle h A Brief History of Legal Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-brief-history-of-legal-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-brief-history-of-legal-time/comments 2009-08-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-brief-history-of-legal-time <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1480" title="John Tatlock" alt="John Tatlock" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/John-Tatlock2.jpg" />John H. Tatlock, an attorney for The Harris Law Firm, has written an article for the September issue of The Colorado Lawyer summarizing the sweeping pro Annulment: Declaration of Invalidity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/annulment-declaration-of-invalidity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/annulment-declaration-of-invalidity/comments 2009-08-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/annulment-declaration-of-invalidity <p> In 1971 Colorado revised its approach to family law by adopting the Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act.&nbsp; Not only did this law change divorces to dissolutions and gave us the concept of &ldquo;No-Fault&rdquo;, it also replaced the term annulment with &ldquo;Declaration of Invalidity&rdqu Will Colorado Follow New Missouri State Law? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-colorado-follow-new-missouri-state-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-colorado-follow-new-missouri-state-law/comments 2009-08-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-colorado-follow-new-missouri-state-law <img class="left size-full wp-image-1471" title="John Tatlock" src="/images/blog/John-Tatlock1.jpg" alt="John Tatlock" width="95" height="132" />In a move that took public records advocates by surprise, a Missouri state law that goes into effect today closes most documents in divorces currently on f Attorney Jennie Wray Climbs Mount Blanc! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-jennie-wray-climbs-mount-blanc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-jennie-wray-climbs-mount-blanc/comments 2009-08-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-jennie-wray-climbs-mount-blanc <img class="left size-full wp-image-1467" title="Jenny Wray 0011" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray-00112.jpg" alt="Jenny Wray 0011" width="95" height="132" /><br><p style="text-align: left;">On August 17<sup>th</sup>, 2009, attorney Jennie Wray climbed Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe. Attorney Encourages Judges to Take a Stand http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-encourages-judges-to-take-a-stand http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-encourages-judges-to-take-a-stand/comments 2009-08-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-encourages-judges-to-take-a-stand <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1463" title="Steve Vertucci" alt="Steve Vertucci" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Steve-Vertucci5.jpg" />Stephen Vertucci, a family law attorney at The Harris Law Firm, is noticing a disturbing trend in cases involving relatively few assets and a mari Sean Penn and Robin Wright Moving Forward with Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-moving-forward-with-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-moving-forward-with-divorce/comments 2009-08-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-moving-forward-with-divorce <img class="left size-full wp-image-1452" title="Harris Law" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law5.jpg" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" />When Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn attended the 2009 Academy Awards together in February, the couple – whose 13-year marriage had its share of ups and downs ov Colorado Spousal Maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-spousal-maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-spousal-maintenance/comments 2009-08-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-spousal-maintenance <hr size="3" /> <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1457" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro6.jpg" />Prior to negotiating for &ldquo;Maintenance&rdquo; in the State of Colorado, a term also referred to as &ldquo;Alimony&rdquo; or &ld Text Messages as Evidence in French Divorce Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/text-messages-as-evidence-in-french-divorce-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/text-messages-as-evidence-in-french-divorce-cases/comments 2009-08-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/text-messages-as-evidence-in-french-divorce-cases <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1448" title="Elissa Bercovitz" alt="Elissa Bercovitz" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Elissa-Bercovitz2.jpg" />PARIS &ndash; Unfaithful spouses in <span id="lw_1251115676_0">France</span> beware: Passionate <span style="border-bottom: #0066cc 1px dash Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn File for Divorce...AGAIN http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-penn-file-for-divorce-again http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-penn-file-for-divorce-again/comments 2009-08-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-penn-file-for-divorce-again <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1444" title="Jenny Wray 0011" alt="Jenny Wray 0011" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray-00111.jpg" />Actress Robin Wright Penn has filed for divorce from her husband of 13 years. Mrs. Penn filed for divorce from actor Sean Penn in Marin County John Cleese Divorce Settlement No Laughing Matter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/john-cleese-divorce-settlement-no-laughing-matter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/john-cleese-divorce-settlement-no-laughing-matter/comments 2009-08-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/john-cleese-divorce-settlement-no-laughing-matter <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1441" title="Heidi Culbertson" alt="Heidi Culbertson" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Heidi-Culbertson7.jpg" />Funny man John Cleese of Monty Python fame has settled his divorce from his third wife for $19.7 million, a sum that is worth more than he i "The Marriage-Go-Round" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-the-marriage-go-round http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-the-marriage-go-round/comments 2009-08-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-the-marriage-go-round <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1434" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton5.jpg" />The U.S. has the highest divorce rate in the world, but what is even more interesting is that &quot;We divorce, repartner, and remarry faster than pe Modifying Maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-maintenance/comments 2009-08-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-maintenance <p style="text-align: left; margin-bottom: 0px"><span><img class="left size-full wp-image-1429" title="Jenny Wray 0011" alt="Jenny Wray 0011" width="93" height="132" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray-0011.jpg" />You can request that the Court modify the maintenance provision based on a significant change New Guidebook for Those Considering Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-guidebook-for-those-considering-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-guidebook-for-those-considering-divorce/comments 2009-08-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-guidebook-for-those-considering-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1425" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro4.jpg" /><br /> <br /> For individuals contemplating divorce, a free guidebook offers answers to many questions they may be asking themselves, and some they Out of State Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/out-of-state-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/out-of-state-parenting-time/comments 2009-08-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/out-of-state-parenting-time <p><img width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker2.jpg" alt="Peggy Walker" title="Peggy Walker" class="left size-full wp-image-1420" /><span style="font-family: Calibri,Verdana,Helvetica,Arial;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">If your child is spending time with their other parent in a s No Regrets for Jon and Kate Plus 8 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-regrets-for-jon-and-kate-plus-8 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-regrets-for-jon-and-kate-plus-8/comments 2009-08-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-regrets-for-jon-and-kate-plus-8 <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1411" title="Heidi Culbertson" alt="Heidi Culbertson" width="92" height="135" src="/images/blog/Heidi-Culbertson4.jpg" />According to Jon and Kate Gosselin, the reality TV stars who recently filed for divorce, their decision to separate is not the result of a T Actor Tracy Morgan of "30 Rock" to Divorce Wife of 23 Years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-tracy-morgan-of-30-rock-to-divorce-wife-of-23-years http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-tracy-morgan-of-30-rock-to-divorce-wife-of-23-years/comments 2009-08-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-tracy-morgan-of-30-rock-to-divorce-wife-of-23-years <img class="left size-full wp-image-1407" title="Harris Law" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law4.jpg" alt="Harris Law" width="93" height="132" />Comedian Tracy Morgan has filed to divorce his wife of 23 years. The "30 Rock" star has reportedly been separated from his wife Sabrina for 8 years and has recen How is Overtime Factored into Child Support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-is-overtime-factored-into-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-is-overtime-factored-into-child-support/comments 2009-08-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-is-overtime-factored-into-child-support <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1404" title="Camille Mulholland" alt="Camille Mulholland" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Camille-Mulholland3.jpg" />Overtime (OT) is only included in a party's gross income for child support if the OT is mandatory and required by the employer. If it No More Wrestling With Parents Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-more-wrestling-with-parents-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-more-wrestling-with-parents-divorce/comments 2009-08-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/no-more-wrestling-with-parents-divorce <p>Brooke Hogan, daughter of wrestler &quot;Hulk Hogan&quot;, was overjoyed when she heard the news that her parents divorce was over. Not the typical response of a child who parents are separating, but when the national tabloids are covering your parents divorce, it makes sense.&nbsp; &quot;I was r Divorce and the Division of Marital Property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-the-division-of-marital-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-the-division-of-marital-property/comments 2009-08-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-the-division-of-marital-property <p><img width="95" height="132" alt="Vertucci" src="/images/blog/Vertucci3.jpg" title="Vertucci" class="left size-full wp-image-1388" />Pursuant to C.R.S. Sec.14-10-107(4)(b)(I)(A)&amp;(D), a party is restrained from transferring, encumbering, concealing, or in any way disposing of, without the conc Agreeing to Disagree Can Save You Thousands http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/agreeing-to-disagree-can-save-you-thousands http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/agreeing-to-disagree-can-save-you-thousands/comments 2009-08-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/agreeing-to-disagree-can-save-you-thousands <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1391" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro1.jpg" />Because parenting is not an exact science, Colorado family law attorneys often rely on the expertise of Child and Family Investigators (CFI&rsquo;s) Divorce and Insurance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-insurance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-insurance/comments 2009-08-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-insurance <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1382" title="Elissa Bercovitz" alt="Elissa Bercovitz" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Elissa-Bercovitz1.jpg" />After a divorce action is filed, both parties are restrained,&nbsp; without at least 14 days advance notification and the written consent of Summer Vacations with Your Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/summer-vacations-with-your-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/summer-vacations-with-your-children/comments 2009-08-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/summer-vacations-with-your-children <p style="text-align: left; margin-bottom: 0pt"> <span style="font-size: x-small">Some parenting plans require that a parent get approval from the other parent prior to travel, so it is important review the provisions prior to making your summer travel plans for your children. It the agreement is Sarah Palin Says Her Marriage is Strong http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sarah-palin-says-her-marriage-is-strong http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sarah-palin-says-her-marriage-is-strong/comments 2009-08-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sarah-palin-says-her-marriage-is-strong <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1371" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton3.jpg" />Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska and John McCain's running mate for the U.S. Presidency in 2008, has denied an anonymous blog report that s The Validity of Foreign Divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-validity-of-foreign-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-validity-of-foreign-divorces/comments 2009-07-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-validity-of-foreign-divorces <p>Generally, you can obtain a dissolution of marriage in a foreign country and the decree will be valid in the U.S. There are exceptions however. To obtain more information on this subject, please access the following article:<br /> <br /> http://www.divorcesource.com/research/dl/foreign/96apr61. Attorney Steve Vertucci Joined the Fort Collins Rotary http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-steve-vertucci-joined-the-fort-collins-rotary http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-steve-vertucci-joined-the-fort-collins-rotary/comments 2009-07-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-steve-vertucci-joined-the-fort-collins-rotary <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1359" title="Steve Vertucci" alt="Steve Vertucci" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Steve-Vertucci4.jpg" />Stephen Vertucci,&nbsp; family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm, has joined the vocational services committee of the Fort Collins Breakfast R Mom of King of Pop Gets the Kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mom-of-king-of-pop-gets-the-kids http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mom-of-king-of-pop-gets-the-kids/comments 2009-07-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mom-of-king-of-pop-gets-the-kids <p><span><img class="left size-full wp-image-1363" title="Harris Law" alt="Harris Law" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Harris-Law3.jpg" />K</span>atherine Jackson will raise her son's 3 children under an agreement with the King of Pop's ex-wife, who will have visitation rights under the su Congratulations to Attorney Margaret Walker! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-attorney-margaret-walker http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-attorney-margaret-walker/comments 2009-07-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/congratulations-to-attorney-margaret-walker <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1349" title="Peggy Walker" alt="Peggy Walker" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker1.jpg" />Margaret Walker, Esq. has recently been elected to serve on the Family Law Section of the Colorado Bar Association. The attorneys and staff of The Harri "Nosh and Network" at The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-nosh-and-network-at-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-nosh-and-network-at-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2009-07-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-nosh-and-network-at-the-harris-law-firm <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1346" title="Jenny Wray" alt="Jenny Wray" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray3.jpg" />Attorneys Peggy Walker, Elissa Bercovitz, Camille Mulholland and Jennie Wray (in the photo) invite you come to the monthly Nosh and Network breakfast event on Hulk Hogan a "Free Man" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hulk-hogan-a-free-man http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hulk-hogan-a-free-man/comments 2009-07-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hulk-hogan-a-free-man <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1338" title="Vertucci" alt="Vertucci" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Vertucci1.jpg" />Former wrestler Hulk Hogan is celebrating the end of his troubled marriage after finally reaching a divorce settlement with his estranged wife,&nbsp; Linda Bollea,& Your Marital Status and Your Health http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-marital-status-and-your-health http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-marital-status-and-your-health/comments 2009-07-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/your-marital-status-and-your-health <img class="left size-full wp-image-1335" title="John Tatlock" src="/images/blog/John-Tatlock.jpg" alt="John Tatlock" width="95" height="132" />Historically, studies have indicated that married people tend to be in better health than singles, but recent studies have found that divorced or widowed ad Kids Better Off With Both Biological Parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-better-off-with-both-biological-parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-better-off-with-both-biological-parents/comments 2009-07-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kids-better-off-with-both-biological-parents <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1330" title="Hollie Hinton" alt="Hollie Hinton" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton1.jpg" />Sara McLanahan, single mom, Princeton Sociologist and author of&nbsp; &quot;Growing Up with a Single Parent: What Hurts, What Helps&quot; has studied The Harris Law Firm to Volunteer for Colorado Cares Day! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-to-volunteer-for-colorado-cares-day http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-to-volunteer-for-colorado-cares-day/comments 2009-07-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-to-volunteer-for-colorado-cares-day <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1321" title="Rich Harris" alt="Rich Harris" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Rich-Harris.jpg" />To help celebrate the 11th annual Colorado Cares Day on Saturday, July 25, 2009, the lawyers and staff of The Harris Law Firm will be volunteering at The Ho Runaway Mom's Husband Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/runaway-mom-s-husband-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/runaway-mom-s-husband-files-for-divorce/comments 2009-07-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/runaway-mom-s-husband-files-for-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1326" title="Heidi Culbertson" alt="Heidi Culbertson" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Heidi-Culbertson3.jpg" />The husband of Runaway Mom, Bonnie Sweeten, who once claimed that the couple &quot;could get through anything&quot;, has filed for divorce. Can I Ask My Spouse to Move Out? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-ask-my-spouse-to-move-out http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-ask-my-spouse-to-move-out/comments 2009-07-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-ask-my-spouse-to-move-out <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1317" title="Kevin Massaro" alt="Kevin Massaro" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/Kevin-Massaro.jpg" />You can ask your spouse to move out of the marital home, but you cannot force the issue if he or she is on the title to the house.&nbsp; If you have g Couples Counseling: Doing the Work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-counseling-doing-the-work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-counseling-doing-the-work/comments 2009-07-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-counseling-doing-the-work <p> Many couples try counseling, but find that the therapist is not providing them with the answers they need to fix to their problems.&nbsp; It&#39;s important for couples to realize that it is not the therapist who will repair your relationship, but you who must be committed to finding the answe Battered Afghan Women Opt for Divorce Rather Than Suicide http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/battered-afghan-women-opt-for-divorce-rather-than-suicide http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/battered-afghan-women-opt-for-divorce-rather-than-suicide/comments 2009-07-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/battered-afghan-women-opt-for-divorce-rather-than-suicide <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1308" title="Vertucci" alt="Vertucci" width="93" height="132" src="/images/blog/Vertucci.jpg" />With the help of a woman's charity, a number of women in Afghanistan have taken on patriarchal laws to obtain a divorce, still a taboo in the predominately Muslim st Divorce Vs. Annulment http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-vs-annulment http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-vs-annulment/comments 2009-07-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-vs-annulment <p>In 1971,&nbsp; Colorado revised its approach to family law by adopting the Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act.&nbsp; Not only did this law change the term &quot;divorce&quot; to &quot;dissolution&quot; , it also provided the &quot;No Fault Divorce&quot;, and replaced the term &quot;annulment&quo Workshop for Kids of Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/workshop-for-kids-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/workshop-for-kids-of-divorce/comments 2009-07-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/workshop-for-kids-of-divorce <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1298" title="Peggy Walker" alt="Peggy Walker" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker.jpg" />United Action for Youth (UAY) in Iowa City will be providing kids with educational workshops to deal with their parents divorce. People who have filed fo Amy Winehouse's Divorce Final http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/amy-winehouse-s-divorce-final http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/amy-winehouse-s-divorce-final/comments 2009-07-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/amy-winehouse-s-divorce-final <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1291" title="Elissa Bercovitz" alt="Elissa Bercovitz" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Elissa-Bercovitz.jpg" />Amy Winehouse's turbulend two year marriage to Blake Fielder-Civil ended on Thursday, July 16th when the couple were officially granted a div Countess Gets an Extra $6.5 Million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/countess-gets-an-extra-6-5-million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/countess-gets-an-extra-6-5-million/comments 2009-07-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/countess-gets-an-extra-6-5-million <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1294" title="Heidi Culbertson" alt="Heidi Culbertson" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Heidi-Culbertson1.jpg" />The bitter divorce between United Technologies Chairman, George David, and his younger Swedish Countess wife, Marie Douglas-David is over. M Selling Assets After Filing for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/selling-assets-after-filing-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/selling-assets-after-filing-for-divorce/comments 2009-07-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/selling-assets-after-filing-for-divorce <p> The automatic injunction established at the time a divorce is filed prevents either party from transferring or selling assets without a court order or permission from the other spouse.</p> Modifying Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support/comments 2009-07-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1287" title="Camille Mulholland" alt="Camille Mulholland" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Camille-Mulholland2.jpg" />Generally,&nbsp; a parent can only modify child support when the end result will be a 10% higher or lower than the current amount. Cha Marriage and The Economy http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marriage-and-the-economy http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marriage-and-the-economy/comments 2009-07-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marriage-and-the-economy <p><img width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Hollie-Hinton.jpg" alt="Hollie Hinton" title="Hollie Hinton" class="left size-full wp-image-1272" />According to the cover story of July 13, 2009 edition of Time Magazine, there is no other single force causing as much measurable hardship in this cou Medium Star Sees Future with Current Husband http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/medium-star-sees-future-with-current-husband http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/medium-star-sees-future-with-current-husband/comments 2009-07-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/medium-star-sees-future-with-current-husband <p><img class="size-full wp-image-1268 " title="Jenny Wray" alt="Jenny Wray" width="103" height="144" src="/images/blog/Jenny-Wray2.jpg" />In spite of having recently filed for divorce in Los Angeles County, Medium star, Patricia Arquette and her husband will remain married. Ms. Arquette and her hus Will a Modification of the Parenting Plan Supplant the Original Court http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-a-modification-of-the-parenting-plan-supplant-the-original-court http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-a-modification-of-the-parenting-plan-supplant-the-original-court/comments 2009-07-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-a-modification-of-the-parenting-plan-supplant-the-original-court <p><span style="font-family: Calibri,Verdana,Helvetica,Arial"><span style="font-size: 11pt"><img class="left size-full wp-image-1254" title="Camille Mulholland" alt="Camille Mulholland" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/Camille-Mulholland.jpg" />Generally, when there is a modification of a p Calculating Child Support When a Spouse has Remarried http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-child-support-when-a-spouse-has-remarried http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-child-support-when-a-spouse-has-remarried/comments 2009-07-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calculating-child-support-when-a-spouse-has-remarried <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/07/elissa-bercovitz.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1245" title="elissa-bercovitz" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/07/elissa-bercovitz.jpg" /></a>Child support is only calculated using the custodial and non-custodial parents income. T Make Estate and Financial Planning 1st Step After Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/make-estate-and-financial-planning-1st-step-after-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/make-estate-and-financial-planning-1st-step-after-divorce/comments 2009-07-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/make-estate-and-financial-planning-1st-step-after-divorce <p>After a divorce, the last thing most people want to do is consult with another attorney. However, regardless of your age, or whether or not you have children, it is important to consult both financial and legal experts to be sure that your estate and financial plans are updated to reflect your ne The Harris Law Firm is Now on Facebook! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-is-now-on-facebook http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-is-now-on-facebook/comments 2009-07-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-is-now-on-facebook <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/07/rich.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1221" title="rich" alt="" width="125" height="125" src="/images/blog/2009/07/rich.jpg" /></a>Check out The Harris Law Firm's new profile on Facebook for recent updates from the firm!<br /> <br /> Enter Harris Law F When Paternity is Uncertain http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-paternity-is-uncertain http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-paternity-is-uncertain/comments 2009-07-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-paternity-is-uncertain <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/07/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1214" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/07/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a>If a man marries a woman who is pregnant at the time of their marriage, and patern The Harris Law Firm Profile is Now on Linked In http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-profile-is-now-on-linked-in http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-profile-is-now-on-linked-in/comments 2009-07-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-profile-is-now-on-linked-in <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/07/rich-harris.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1225" title="rich-harris" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/07/rich-harris.jpg" /></a>Check out The Harris Law Firm on Linked In!</p> The Harris Law Firm is Tweeting! 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http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-piano-man-is-not-playing-any-love-songs-today http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-piano-man-is-not-playing-any-love-songs-today/comments 2009-06-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-piano-man-is-not-playing-any-love-songs-today <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/jenny-wray1.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1194" title="jenny-wray1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/06/jenny-wray1.jpg" /></a>Rumor has it that musician and songwriter Billy Joel is poised to divorce his third wife.&nbsp; Apparen The Long Distance Parenting Plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-long-distance-parenting-plan http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-long-distance-parenting-plan/comments 2009-06-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-long-distance-parenting-plan <p>When drafting a long distance parenting plan, it is important to consider the following:<br /> <br /> How far in advance must travel arrangements be made?<br /> <br /> How will you communicate with your former spouse about travel plans for your child?<br /> <br /> If your child is too young Replica of Letter on Henry V111 Divorce Unveiled http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/replica-of-letter-on-henry-v111-divorce-unveiled http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/replica-of-letter-on-henry-v111-divorce-unveiled/comments 2009-06-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/replica-of-letter-on-henry-v111-divorce-unveiled <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/elissa-bercovitz2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1163" title="elissa-bercovitz2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/06/elissa-bercovitz2.jpg" /></a>Officials have unveiled a replica of the 1530 parchment sent by members of England's Live by the TV, Die by the TV http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/live-by-the-tv-die-by-the-tv http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/live-by-the-tv-die-by-the-tv/comments 2009-06-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/live-by-the-tv-die-by-the-tv <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson3.jpg"><img width="107" height="150" alt="" src="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson3.jpg" title="heidi-culbertson3" class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1154" /></a>According to the Bucks County Courthouse, Jon and Kate Gosselin, of Jon and Kate Plu Jon and Kate- Will their "Nesting" Arrangement Work? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-will-their-nesting-arrangement-work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-will-their-nesting-arrangement-work/comments 2009-06-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-will-their-nesting-arrangement-work <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1158" title="rich-harris2" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris2.jpg" /></a>Last night, after months of speculation, reality stars Jon and Kate Gosselin announced on their hit Actors Jane Kaczmarek and Bradley Whitford to Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actors-jane-kaczmarek-and-bradley-whitford-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actors-jane-kaczmarek-and-bradley-whitford-to-divorce/comments 2009-06-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actors-jane-kaczmarek-and-bradley-whitford-to-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/harris-law2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1149" title="harris-law2" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/harris-law2.jpg" /></a>Actress Jane Kaczmarek, formerly of Malcolm in the Middle, and actor Bradley Whitford, formerly of The Fed Exec's Divorce a Ploy to Dodge $3.2B Payout? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fed-exec-s-divorce-a-ploy-to-dodge-3-2b-payout http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fed-exec-s-divorce-a-ploy-to-dodge-3-2b-payout/comments 2009-06-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/fed-exec-s-divorce-a-ploy-to-dodge-3-2b-payout <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/steve-vertucci.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-1143" title="steve-vertucci" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/06/steve-vertucci.jpg" /></a>The wife of former Cendant&nbsp; chairman, Walter Forbes has filed for divorce. Mr. Forbes was co Post Decree Modifications on the Rise http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-modifications-on-the-rise http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-modifications-on-the-rise/comments 2009-06-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/post-decree-modifications-on-the-rise <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/john-tatlock2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1135" title="john-tatlock2" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/john-tatlock2.jpg" /></a>Family law attorneys across the nation have noticed a significant increase in activity during th Facebook and Your Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-and-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-and-your-divorce/comments 2009-06-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/facebook-and-your-divorce <p>I<a href="/images/blog/2009/06/jenny-wray-0011.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1130" title="jenny-wray-0011" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/jenny-wray-0011.jpg" /></a>f you are going through a divorce, be careful what you put on your Facebook profile. Soci Unpaid Child Support Expected to Increase in 2009 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/unpaid-child-support-expected-to-increase-in-2009 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/unpaid-child-support-expected-to-increase-in-2009/comments 2009-06-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/unpaid-child-support-expected-to-increase-in-2009 <p> About half of all annual child support in the U.S. goes unpaid. According to the National Child Support Enforcement Association in Washington D.C., only $13 billion, or 56%, of the $23 billion due was collected for fiscal year 2000. Due to the uncertainty regarding economic conditions that are Appearing In Court for Divorce Proceedings http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/appearing-in-court-for-divorce-proceedings http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/appearing-in-court-for-divorce-proceedings/comments 2009-06-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/appearing-in-court-for-divorce-proceedings <p><span style="font-family: Arial; color: navy; font-size: x-small"><span style="font-family: Arial; color: navy; font-size: 10pt">If you can create an agreement with your spouse, you do not need to be present for any part of the proceeds.&nbsp; If you cannot agree, most of the work can be accompli Details of Mel Gibson's Divorce to be Kept Confidential http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/details-of-mel-gibson-s-divorce-to-be-kept-confidential http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/details-of-mel-gibson-s-divorce-to-be-kept-confidential/comments 2009-06-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/details-of-mel-gibson-s-divorce-to-be-kept-confidential <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1112" title="heidi-culbertson2" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson2.jpg" /></a>The details of Mel Gibson's divorce - fiscal and otherwise - will not be for public Common Law Marriage in CO is Legal in Other States http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/common-law-marriage-in-co-is-legal-in-other-states http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/common-law-marriage-in-co-is-legal-in-other-states/comments 2009-06-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/common-law-marriage-in-co-is-legal-in-other-states <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/peggy-walker.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1101" title="peggy-walker" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/06/peggy-walker.jpg" /></a>When couples who established a common law marriage in Colorado move to a state that does not recogni Usher Has Filed for Divorce in Atlanta http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/usher-has-filed-for-divorce-in-atlanta http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/usher-has-filed-for-divorce-in-atlanta/comments 2009-06-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/usher-has-filed-for-divorce-in-atlanta <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/harris-law1.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1106" title="harris-law1" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/harris-law1.jpg" /></a>After two years of divorce rumors, the press reported yesterday that R and B singer Usher Raymond and Rich Harris on 630 KHOW AM Today at 12:30 pm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-630-khow-am-today-at-12-30-pm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-630-khow-am-today-at-12-30-pm/comments 2009-06-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-630-khow-am-today-at-12-30-pm <p> <a href="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris1.jpg"><img alt="" class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1097" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris1.jpg" title="rich-harris1" width="107" /></a>Listen to Rich Harris on the Tom Martino Show today at 12:30 pm. Rich will be discussing Colorad The Economic Downturn and Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-economic-downturn-and-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-economic-downturn-and-divorce/comments 2009-06-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-economic-downturn-and-divorce <p>According to a recent article in The New York Times, couples in the U.S. have historically have stayed together in times of economic crisis. If the Great Depression is any guide, we may see the divorce rate declining not because everyone's marriage is necessarily happy, but simply because couples Supermodel and Polo Player in Bitter Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supermodel-and-polo-player-in-bitter-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supermodel-and-polo-player-in-bitter-divorce/comments 2009-06-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supermodel-and-polo-player-in-bitter-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/harris-law.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1087" title="harris-law" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/harris-law.jpg" /></a>Former Victoria's secret model Stephanie Seymore and her polo playing billionaire husband Peter Brant are Actor Barry Bostwick to Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-barry-bostwick-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-barry-bostwick-to-divorce/comments 2009-06-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-barry-bostwick-to-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-1083" title="heidi-culbertson1" alt="" width="95" height="127" src="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson1.jpg" /></a>The Rocky Horror Picture Show star and his second wife,&nbsp; Sherri have cited irreconc Awarding Attorney's Fees http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/awarding-attorney-s-fees http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/awarding-attorney-s-fees/comments 2009-06-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/awarding-attorney-s-fees <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/jenny-wray.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1062" title="jenny-wray" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/06/jenny-wray.jpg" /></a>The granting of attorney fees to be paid by the opposing party is discretionary with the Colorado family c Know Your Bottom Line http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/know-your-bottom-line http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/know-your-bottom-line/comments 2009-06-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/know-your-bottom-line <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/hollie-hinton1.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1077" title="hollie-hinton1" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/06/hollie-hinton1.jpg" /></a>If you are considering filing for a divorce and have not paid attention to your family's finan Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-your-spouse-hiding-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-your-spouse-hiding-assets/comments 2009-06-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-your-spouse-hiding-assets <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/elissa-bercovitz.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-1065" title="elissa-bercovitz" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/06/elissa-bercovitz.jpg" /></a>When our clients suspect that their self- employed spouse may have sources of hidden assets Stock Options: Marital or Separate Property? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stock-options-marital-or-separate-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stock-options-marital-or-separate-property/comments 2009-06-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stock-options-marital-or-separate-property <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/kevin-massaro.jpg"><img width="95" height="143" alt="" src="/images/blog/2009/06/kevin-massaro.jpg" title="kevin-massaro" class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1058" /></a>It can be important to establish the purpose of the stock option and why it was awarded when dete A Longer Work Week May Lead to a More Stable Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-longer-work-week-may-lead-to-a-more-stable-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-longer-work-week-may-lead-to-a-more-stable-marriage/comments 2009-06-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-longer-work-week-may-lead-to-a-more-stable-marriage <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/john-tatlock.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1053" title="john-tatlock" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/john-tatlock.jpg" /></a>A new study co-authored by Melbourne Institute economist Mark Wooden finds that men are less likely Dress for Success! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dress-for-success http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dress-for-success/comments 2009-06-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dress-for-success <p>Harris Law Firm Attorneys Margaret Walker, Elissa Bercovitz, Camille Mulholland, and Jennie Wray hosted a NOSH AND NETWORKING event today at the firm to benefit the Dress for Success organization. Participants donated gently used business attire for low income working women.</p> Rich Harris Appeared on Fox 31 TV http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-appeared-on-fox-31-tv http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-appeared-on-fox-31-tv/comments 2009-06-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-appeared-on-fox-31-tv <p> <a href="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris.jpg"><img alt="" class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1043" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris.jpg" title="rich-harris" width="107" /></a>Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm appeared on Fox 31 TV this morni Jon and Kate Plus 8 Headed for Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-plus-8-headed-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-plus-8-headed-for-divorce/comments 2009-06-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jon-and-kate-plus-8-headed-for-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1040" title="heidi-culbertson" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson.jpg" /></a>Reality TV stars, Jon and Kate, don't appear to be thinking much about their 8 children Rich Harris on the Tom Martino Show - Fox 31 News http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-the-tom-martino-show-fox-31-news http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-the-tom-martino-show-fox-31-news/comments 2009-05-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-the-tom-martino-show-fox-31-news <p> <a href="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris3.jpg"><img alt="" class="left size-medium wp-image-1035" height="125" src="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris3.jpg" title="rich-harris3" width="89" /></a>President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm, Rich Harris will appear on the Tom Martino Sh Marital Property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-property/comments 2009-05-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-property <p>After a divorce action is filed, the Court will issue a temporary domestic order instructing both parties not to interfere with marital property. Pursuant to C.R.S. Sec. 14-10-107(4)(b)(I)(A)&amp;(D), a party is restrained from transferring, encumbering, concealing, or in any way disposing of, wi Will the Decline in the Economy Curb the Divorce Rate? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-decline-in-the-economy-curb-the-divorce-rate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-decline-in-the-economy-curb-the-divorce-rate/comments 2009-05-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-decline-in-the-economy-curb-the-divorce-rate <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/elissa-bercovitz2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1027" title="elissa-bercovitz2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/05/elissa-bercovitz2.jpg" /></a>Many divorce lawyers have theorized that family law is a recession proof practice are 2009 Eventful Year for Octo-Mel! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2009-eventful-year-for-octo-mel http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2009-eventful-year-for-octo-mel/comments 2009-05-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2009-eventful-year-for-octo-mel <p> Only 6 weeks after Mel Gibson&#39;s wife filed for divorce after 28 years of marriage, Mel announced that he and girlfriend Oksana Grigorieve are expecting a child. The 53 year old actor has 7 children with wife Robyn, but they have been separated for almost 3 years. Teased by Jay Leno, host o Peter Andre to File for Divorce from Katie Price http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/peter-andre-to-file-for-divorce-from-katie-price http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/peter-andre-to-file-for-divorce-from-katie-price/comments 2009-05-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/peter-andre-to-file-for-divorce-from-katie-price <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law5.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1017" title="harris-law5" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law5.jpg" /></a>Model Katie Price, aka Jordan, visited with her divorce lawyer Fiona Shackleton, the family law attorn Arranged Marriages in Iran are More Successful http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arranged-marriages-in-iran-are-more-successful http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arranged-marriages-in-iran-are-more-successful/comments 2009-05-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/arranged-marriages-in-iran-are-more-successful <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/kevin-massaro1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-1009" title="kevin-massaro1" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/05/kevin-massaro1.jpg" /></a>New research conducted in by Tehran University in Iran indicated that nearly 90% of the Iranian & Rich Harris on Tom Martino Show Today from 12 to 3 pm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-tom-martino-show-today-from-12-to-3-pm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-tom-martino-show-today-from-12-to-3-pm/comments 2009-05-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-on-tom-martino-show-today-from-12-to-3-pm <p> <a href="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris2.jpg"><img alt="" class="left size-medium wp-image-1013" height="119" src="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris2.jpg" title="rich-harris2" width="86" /></a>Rich Harris will appear on The Tom Martino Show from 12 to 1 pm on KHOW 630 AM today and again on Ju Sean Penn Calls Off Divorce for the 2nd Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-calls-off-divorce-for-the-2nd-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-calls-off-divorce-for-the-2nd-time/comments 2009-05-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-calls-off-divorce-for-the-2nd-time <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law4.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1001" title="harris-law4" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law4.jpg" /></a>Oscar winning actor Sean Penn who recently filed for divorce for the second time in 16 months, has now Texas Amends the 60 Day Waiting Period for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-amends-the-60-day-waiting-period-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-amends-the-60-day-waiting-period-for-divorce/comments 2009-05-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/texas-amends-the-60-day-waiting-period-for-divorce <div class="story last"><br /> <br /> Michael Cheroutes Jr., a family law attorney and a partner at The Harris Law Firm, says that the Texas Senate approved legislation this week granting 2 exemptions to the 60 day waiting period currently required before couples can divorce. The bill is designed Mel Gibson's Child on the Way May Not Impact Pending Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mel-gibson-s-child-on-the-way-may-not-impact-pending-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mel-gibson-s-child-on-the-way-may-not-impact-pending-divorce/comments 2009-05-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mel-gibson-s-child-on-the-way-may-not-impact-pending-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/heidi-culbertson4.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-988" title="heidi-culbertson4" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/heidi-culbertson4.jpg" /></a>Although Mel Gibson's new girlfriend is now pregnant with his child, the fact will no Rich Harris Discusses Family Law on Tom Martino Show http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-family-law-on-tom-martino-show http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-family-law-on-tom-martino-show/comments 2009-05-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-family-law-on-tom-martino-show <p> <a href="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris1.jpg"><img alt="" class="left size-medium wp-image-996" height="122" src="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris1.jpg" title="rich-harris1" width="87" /></a>Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm, discussed the modification of par Rich Harris & Tom Martino 630 KHOW Wednesdays at 12:30 pm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-tom-martino-630-khow-wednesdays-at-12-30-pm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-tom-martino-630-khow-wednesdays-at-12-30-pm/comments 2009-05-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-tom-martino-630-khow-wednesdays-at-12-30-pm <p> <a href="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris.jpg"><img alt="" class="left size-medium wp-image-984" height="108" src="/images/blog/2009/05/rich-harris.jpg" title="rich-harris" width="77" /></a>Rich Harris will appear on the Tom Martino Show, 630 KHOW,&nbsp; on Wednesdays at 12:30 pm to discuss Co Imputing Income http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/imputing-income http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/imputing-income/comments 2009-05-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/imputing-income <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-980" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/05/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a>Child support is calculated using the custodial and non-custodial parent's income. The Happy Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-divorce/comments 2009-05-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/peggy-walker1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-969" title="peggy-walker1" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/05/peggy-walker1.jpg" /></a>A growing number of family law attorneys are becoming disciples of collaborative law, a process which When Paternity is Confirmed, Fathers Can Be Liable for Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-paternity-is-confirmed-fathers-can-be-liable-for-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-paternity-is-confirmed-fathers-can-be-liable-for-support/comments 2009-05-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-paternity-is-confirmed-fathers-can-be-liable-for-support <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/vertucci.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-963" title="vertucci" alt="" width="89" height="124" src="/images/blog/2009/05/vertucci.jpg" /></a>If paternity is confirmed by a DNA test, and it can be proved that the father was aware of the existence of the chil Body Guards Escort Hulk Hogan's Wife to Divorce Hearing http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/body-guards-escort-hulk-hogan-s-wife-to-divorce-hearing http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/body-guards-escort-hulk-hogan-s-wife-to-divorce-hearing/comments 2009-05-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/body-guards-escort-hulk-hogan-s-wife-to-divorce-hearing <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/jenny-wray-0011.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-959" title="jenny-wray-0011" alt="" width="94" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/05/jenny-wray-0011.jpg" /></a>Linda Bollea, estranged wife of Terry &quot;Hulk Hogan&quot; Bollea, had private security guard Divorce Now Carved in Stone http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-now-carved-in-stone http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-now-carved-in-stone/comments 2009-05-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-now-carved-in-stone <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law3.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-954" title="harris-law3" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law3.jpg" /></a>The divorce between actress Sharon Stone and her editor husband, Phil Bronstein was recently finalized How Child Support is Spent http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-child-support-is-spent http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-child-support-is-spent/comments 2009-05-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-child-support-is-spent <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/hollie-hinton.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-950" title="hollie-hinton" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/05/hollie-hinton.jpg" /></a>A parent cannot demand to see an accounting of how the child support payment is spent in the State of Modification Cases Increase During Economic Downturn http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modification-cases-increase-during-economic-downturn http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modification-cases-increase-during-economic-downturn/comments 2009-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modification-cases-increase-during-economic-downturn <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/alex-white.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-944" title="alex-white" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/05/alex-white.jpg" /></a>In a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers of Chicago, 39% of the nations top divorce a How Paternity is Established in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-paternity-is-established-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-paternity-is-established-in-colorado/comments 2009-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-paternity-is-established-in-colorado <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-931" title="elissa-bercovitz1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/05/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg" /></a>Paternity can be established by several methods:<br /> <br /> 1. A judge or other judic How Does the Court Define "Decision Making Responsibilities"? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-does-the-court-define-decision-making-responsibilities http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-does-the-court-define-decision-making-responsibilities/comments 2009-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-does-the-court-define-decision-making-responsibilities <p> Decision making responsibilities are the part of the parenting plan that addresses major decisions like religion, education, medical care, extra curricular activities, etc. Day to day decisions such as hygiene, diet, clothing, etc. is made by the parent who is caring for the child that day.</p Attorney Margaret Walker Named Pro Bono Coordinator http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-margaret-walker-named-pro-bono-coordinator http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-margaret-walker-named-pro-bono-coordinator/comments 2009-05-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-margaret-walker-named-pro-bono-coordinator <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/richard-harris1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-915" title="richard-harris1" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/05/richard-harris1.jpg" /></a>Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm in Denver, Colorado is ple Couples Counseling: Some Techniques are Not Effective http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-counseling-some-techniques-are-not-effective http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-counseling-some-techniques-are-not-effective/comments 2009-05-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/couples-counseling-some-techniques-are-not-effective <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/heidi-culbertson3.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-923" title="heidi-culbertson3" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/heidi-culbertson3.jpg" /></a>According to Dr. Bonnie Maslin, a well-known psychotherapist and author of &quot;The Super Model Stephanie Seymour Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-stephanie-seymour-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-stephanie-seymour-files-for-divorce/comments 2009-05-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/super-model-stephanie-seymour-files-for-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-926" title="harris-law2" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law2.jpg" /></a>Former Victoria Secret model, Stephanie Seymour, has filed for divorce from her billionaire husband in John H. Tatlock Joins The Harris Law Firm as Special Counsel http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/john-h-tatlock-joins-the-harris-law-firm-as-special-counsel http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/john-h-tatlock-joins-the-harris-law-firm-as-special-counsel/comments 2009-05-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/john-h-tatlock-joins-the-harris-law-firm-as-special-counsel <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/richard-harris.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-897" title="richard-harris" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/05/richard-harris.jpg" /></a>Rich Harris, founder, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm has announced that Joh Harris Law Firm Paralegal Achieves Advanced Certification http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/harris-law-firm-paralegal-achieves-advanced-certification http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/harris-law-firm-paralegal-achieves-advanced-certification/comments 2009-05-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/harris-law-firm-paralegal-achieves-advanced-certification <p>Michael Cheroutes Jr. a partner with The Harris Law Firm, announced today that Ms. Jennifer Sutherland, one of the firm's paralegals has been awarded the prestigious Advanced Certified Paralegal designation by NALA, The Association of Legal Assistants/Paralegals. Ms. Sutherland recently completed Supporting Children from Different Marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supporting-children-from-different-marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supporting-children-from-different-marriages/comments 2009-05-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/supporting-children-from-different-marriages <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/kevin-massaro.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-905" title="kevin-massaro" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/05/kevin-massaro.jpg" /></a>The obligation to support a child of a previous marriage does not end when a parent remarries and has Keeping Your Married Name http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-your-married-name http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-your-married-name/comments 2009-05-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/keeping-your-married-name <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/peggy-walker.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-880" title="peggy-walker" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/05/peggy-walker.jpg" /></a>Regardless of her former husband's preference, a woman has the legal right to maintain the use of her ma Social Norms Lower Divorce Rate in New Zealand http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-norms-lower-divorce-rate-in-new-zealand http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-norms-lower-divorce-rate-in-new-zealand/comments 2009-05-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/social-norms-lower-divorce-rate-in-new-zealand <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-876" title="harris-law" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/harris-law.jpg" /></a>Government statistics indicate that the New Zealand divorce rate has fallen to the lowest level in 27 year Length of Marriage Only One Factor When Determining Alimony http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/length-of-marriage-only-one-factor-when-determining-alimony http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/length-of-marriage-only-one-factor-when-determining-alimony/comments 2009-05-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/length-of-marriage-only-one-factor-when-determining-alimony <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/john-tatlock1.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-869" title="john-tatlock1" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/john-tatlock1.jpg" /></a>There is no specific amount of time that a couple must be married that determines if one party wi Colorado's Family Law Team http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-family-law-team http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-family-law-team/comments 2009-05-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-family-law-team <p style="text-align: center"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-1986" title="20100211 Group Photo Blog Size" alt="20100211 Group Photo Blog Size" width="342" height="205" src="/images/blog/20100211-Group-Photo-Blog-Size.jpg" /></p> Sean Penn Files for Divorce from Robin Wright..Again! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-files-for-divorce-from-robin-wright-again http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-files-for-divorce-from-robin-wright-again/comments 2009-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-files-for-divorce-from-robin-wright-again <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/heidi-culbertson.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-889" title="heidi-culbertson" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/05/heidi-culbertson.jpg" /></a>Oscar winning actor Sean Penn has filed for divorce from actress Robin Wright-Penn, his Only $33 Million is a Hard Day's Night for Heather Mills McCartney http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/only-33-million-is-a-hard-day-s-night-for-heather-mills-mccartney http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/only-33-million-is-a-hard-day-s-night-for-heather-mills-mccartney/comments 2009-04-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/only-33-million-is-a-hard-day-s-night-for-heather-mills-mccartney <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/05/jenny-wray.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-908" title="jenny-wray" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/05/jenny-wray.jpg" /></a>Heather Mills, the former wife of Paul McCartney, is still seething over the meager $33.6 million divorce sett Court Orders Issued Outside the State of Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/court-orders-issued-outside-the-state-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/court-orders-issued-outside-the-state-of-colorado/comments 2009-04-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/court-orders-issued-outside-the-state-of-colorado <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/steve-vertucci.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-851" title="steve-vertucci" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/04/steve-vertucci.jpg" /></a>If you live in the State of Colorado and have domestic court orders issued by another state, Color The Test of Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-test-of-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-test-of-time/comments 2009-04-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-test-of-time <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/hollie-hinton.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-846" title="hollie-hinton" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/04/hollie-hinton.jpg" /></a>Although the phrase &quot;Hollywood Marriage&quot; generally indicates a short term union, there are High Priced Hollywood Divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/high-priced-hollywood-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/high-priced-hollywood-divorces/comments 2009-04-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/high-priced-hollywood-divorces <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/camille-mulholland1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-843" title="camille-mulholland1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/04/camille-mulholland1.jpg" /></a>While Mel Gibson's pending divorce from wife Robyn Moore could be the most expensiv Britain's Royal Family to Visit the Vatican http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/britain-s-royal-family-to-visit-the-vatican http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/britain-s-royal-family-to-visit-the-vatican/comments 2009-04-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/britain-s-royal-family-to-visit-the-vatican <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-23.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-822" title="heidi-23" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-23.jpg" /></a>Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will arrive in Rome this week to meet with Pope Benedict at The Sweet Taste of Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-sweet-taste-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-sweet-taste-of-divorce/comments 2009-04-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-sweet-taste-of-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/jenny-wray3.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-835" title="jenny-wray3" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/04/jenny-wray3.jpg" /></a>On a typical Saturday, Beatriz Otero, owner of Elite Cake Creations in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,&nbsp; deli Passport Denied for Non Payment of Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/passport-denied-for-non-payment-of-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/passport-denied-for-non-payment-of-child-support/comments 2009-04-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/passport-denied-for-non-payment-of-child-support <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/kevin-massaro1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-818" title="kevin-massaro1" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/04/kevin-massaro1.jpg" /></a>A parent may be denied a passport by the Department of State if it is determined that he or she ow Money and Kids After Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/money-and-kids-after-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/money-and-kids-after-divorce/comments 2009-04-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/money-and-kids-after-divorce <p>Financial planner, analyst, and new author Linda Leitz shares valuable advice to divorced parents in her new book called &quot;We Need to Talk: Money and Kids After Divorce.&quot; Leitz, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, focuses on how single parents can teach their kids about financial responsibili Changing the Locks to Keep Your Spouse Out of the Family Home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/changing-the-locks-to-keep-your-spouse-out-of-the-family-home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/changing-the-locks-to-keep-your-spouse-out-of-the-family-home/comments 2009-04-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/changing-the-locks-to-keep-your-spouse-out-of-the-family-home <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-807" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/04/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a>Unless there is a court order stating otherwise, a spouse can change the locks on the Mel Gibson's Wife Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mel-gibson-s-wife-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mel-gibson-s-wife-files-for-divorce/comments 2009-04-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mel-gibson-s-wife-files-for-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-22.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-800" title="heidi-22" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-22.jpg" /></a>Robin Moore Gibson, wife of actor and director Mel Gibson for nearly 30 years, has filed for divorce in Los Ange How Children Can Adjust to Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-children-can-adjust-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-children-can-adjust-to-divorce/comments 2009-04-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-children-can-adjust-to-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/erica-vargas.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-797" title="erica-vargas" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/04/erica-vargas.jpg" /></a>Author Nancy Holyoke's new book, &quot;A Smart Girl's Guide to Her Parents Divorce: How to Land on Your "Honey, Can We Talk?" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-honey-can-we-talk http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-honey-can-we-talk/comments 2009-04-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/-honey-can-we-talk <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-21.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-788" title="heidi-21" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-21.jpg" /></a>Although most couples experience an occasional breakdown in communications when attempting to discuss their issu National Domestic Violence Hotline http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/national-domestic-violence-hotline http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/national-domestic-violence-hotline/comments 2009-04-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/national-domestic-violence-hotline <p> Help is available to callers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Assistanc Empowerment Can Protect Women From Domestic Violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/empowerment-can-protect-women-from-domestic-violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/empowerment-can-protect-women-from-domestic-violence/comments 2009-04-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/empowerment-can-protect-women-from-domestic-violence <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/jenny-wray1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-774" title="jenny-wray1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/04/jenny-wray1.jpg" /></a>Unlike many health related issues, there are few social and demographic characteristics that can identify r Who's Who of Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/who-s-who-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/who-s-who-of-divorce/comments 2009-04-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/who-s-who-of-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-767" title="heidi-2" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/04/heidi-2.jpg" /></a>Rocker Pete Townshend, guitarist of The Who, will finally be a single man as of April 7th, 2009. Today the judge wi Name Changes for a Minor Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/name-changes-for-a-minor-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/name-changes-for-a-minor-child/comments 2009-04-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/name-changes-for-a-minor-child <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/kevin-massaro.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-758" title="kevin-massaro" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/04/kevin-massaro.jpg" /></a>To request a name change for a minor, you must file the following documents with the Colorado court:< Collaborative Law Can Protect Your Business During Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-law-can-protect-your-business-during-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-law-can-protect-your-business-during-divorce/comments 2009-04-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-law-can-protect-your-business-during-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/peggy-walker.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-762" title="peggy-walker" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/04/peggy-walker.jpg" /></a>The courtroom battles between warring spouses often end up destroying the very wealth that they were try Colorado Step Parent Adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-step-parent-adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-step-parent-adoption/comments 2009-04-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-step-parent-adoption <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/04/elissa-bercovitz.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-754" title="elissa-bercovitz" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/04/elissa-bercovitz.jpg" /></a>When a parent has had no contact with his or her child for a period of at least one year, an New York is the Nations Last State to Adopt a "No Fault" Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-is-the-nations-last-state-to-adopt-a-no-fault-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-is-the-nations-last-state-to-adopt-a-no-fault-law/comments 2009-04-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-is-the-nations-last-state-to-adopt-a-no-fault-law <p> New York now allows couples to cite irreconcilable differences as the reason for their separation. Instead NY&nbsp;law used to&nbsp;insist that one spouse assign blame to the other, and then proceed to prove it in court. One couple, who recently agreed on an amicable divorce, proceeded to spen Devils Goalie Martin Brodeur Will Pay Permanant Maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/devils-goalie-martin-brodeur-will-pay-permanant-maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/devils-goalie-martin-brodeur-will-pay-permanant-maintenance/comments 2009-03-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/devils-goalie-martin-brodeur-will-pay-permanant-maintenance <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/steve-vertucci1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-745" title="steve-vertucci1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/steve-vertucci1.jpg" /></a>The New Jersey court ruled that the Devil's star goalie, Martin Brodeur, must pay his former wi Financial Risks are Greater for Women in Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/financial-risks-are-greater-for-women-in-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/financial-risks-are-greater-for-women-in-divorce/comments 2009-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/financial-risks-are-greater-for-women-in-divorce <p>Financial risks during divorce are often greater for women who have put their careers on hold after marriage to raise a family. Very often they have given up lucrative careers to be home with the children, and have not planned for their futures by funding retirement accounts and updating their em Singapore's Divorce Rate Lower than in the USA http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/singapore-s-divorce-rate-lower-than-in-the-usa http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/singapore-s-divorce-rate-lower-than-in-the-usa/comments 2009-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/singapore-s-divorce-rate-lower-than-in-the-usa <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/hollie-hinton2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-737" title="hollie-hinton2" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/03/hollie-hinton2.jpg" /></a>Singapore's divorce rate in 2007 was lower compared to other countries. According to the Dept. of Yet Another Hollywood Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/yet-another-hollywood-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/yet-another-hollywood-divorce/comments 2009-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/yet-another-hollywood-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-213.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-733" title="heidi-213" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-213.jpg" /></a>After 19 years of marriage, CSI star Marg Helgenberger has filed for divorce from Screen Actors Guild preside The High Cost of Being Britney Spears http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-high-cost-of-being-britney-spears http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-high-cost-of-being-britney-spears/comments 2009-03-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-high-cost-of-being-britney-spears <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-212.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-728" title="heidi-212" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-212.jpg" /></a>Britney Spears' legal fees for the last year have reached a staggering amount. Court documents filed by Spear Filing a Motion for a Continuance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-a-motion-for-a-continuance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-a-motion-for-a-continuance/comments 2009-03-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-a-motion-for-a-continuance <p>To request to have the court date changed, your attorney must file a motion for a continuance. The judge will consider the reasons for the change, and approve or deny the request at his or her discretion.</p> <p>Located in Denver (303) 299-9484 and Fort Collins (970) 472-1838, The Harris Law Fir Garnishing Wages for Non-Payment of Maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/garnishing-wages-for-non-payment-of-maintenance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/garnishing-wages-for-non-payment-of-maintenance/comments 2009-03-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/garnishing-wages-for-non-payment-of-maintenance <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/camille-mulholland2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-714" title="camille-mulholland2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/camille-mulholland2.jpg" /></a>If your former spouse has failed to pay maintenance, it is possible to file a motio Divorcing Countess Could Be Slumming It on $43 Million Per Year. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-countess-could-be-slumming-it-on-43-million-per-year http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-countess-could-be-slumming-it-on-43-million-per-year/comments 2009-03-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorcing-countess-could-be-slumming-it-on-43-million-per-year <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-211.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-709" title="heidi-211" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-211.jpg" /></a>Swedish born Countess Marie Douglas-David, 36, is divorcing her CEO husband and&nbsp; demanding $100 million Former Pastor Ted Haggard to Make TV Appearance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/former-pastor-ted-haggard-to-make-tv-appearance http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/former-pastor-ted-haggard-to-make-tv-appearance/comments 2009-03-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/former-pastor-ted-haggard-to-make-tv-appearance <p>Former Evangelical Pastor Ted Haggard and his wife are planning another TV appearance, this time to discuss their marriage.&nbsp; The two are in Los Angeles taping an appearance on the syndicated &quot;Divorce Court&quot; to be broadcast nationally on April 1st.</p> The End of the Special Advocate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-end-of-the-special-advocate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-end-of-the-special-advocate/comments 2009-03-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-end-of-the-special-advocate <p> In 2005, the Colorado Governor signed into law a revised version of the special advocate statute. Although this term is sometimes still used, this revised statute created very different positions and gave distinct qualifications, duties and responsibilities. To view this article in its entiret Divorce vs. Annullment http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-vs-annullment http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-vs-annullment/comments 2009-03-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-vs-annullment <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/camille-mulholland1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-689" title="camille-mulholland1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/camille-mulholland1.jpg" /></a>The sole ground for divorce in the State of Colorado is the &quot;irretrievable bre What Do Divorce Lawyers and Firefighters Have in Common? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-do-divorce-lawyers-and-firefighters-have-in-common http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-do-divorce-lawyers-and-firefighters-have-in-common/comments 2009-03-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-do-divorce-lawyers-and-firefighters-have-in-common <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-29.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-694" title="heidi-29" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-29.jpg" /></a>The common characteristic between divorce attorneys and firefighters is that they both have a driving desire to Change of Venue for Cases Involving Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/change-of-venue-for-cases-involving-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/change-of-venue-for-cases-involving-children/comments 2009-03-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/change-of-venue-for-cases-involving-children <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/erica-vargas1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-685" title="erica-vargas1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/erica-vargas1.jpg" /></a>For parenting time or child related issues, a case is properly filed in the county where the child(re Britain Holds First Divorce Fair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/britain-holds-first-divorce-fair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/britain-holds-first-divorce-fair/comments 2009-03-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/britain-holds-first-divorce-fair <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/jenny-wray1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-680" title="jenny-wray1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/jenny-wray1.jpg" /></a>Breaking up is hard to do, but lawyers and mental health professionals in Britain are offering support to t Can an Unhappy Marriage Give You Heartburn? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-unhappy-marriage-give-you-heartburn http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-unhappy-marriage-give-you-heartburn/comments 2009-03-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-an-unhappy-marriage-give-you-heartburn <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/kevin-massaro.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-667" title="kevin-massaro" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/03/kevin-massaro.jpg" /></a>A new study by a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at the University of Utah has indicated th Determining Parenting Time in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/determining-parenting-time-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/determining-parenting-time-in-colorado/comments 2009-03-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/determining-parenting-time-in-colorado <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/hollie-hinton1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-663" title="hollie-hinton1" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/03/hollie-hinton1.jpg" /></a>Parenting time in the State of Colorado is decided according to the best interests of the child st Cut Rate Lawyering: Are Consumers Being Ripped Off? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cut-rate-lawyering-are-consumers-being-ripped-off http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cut-rate-lawyering-are-consumers-being-ripped-off/comments 2009-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cut-rate-lawyering-are-consumers-being-ripped-off <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/richard-harris.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-657" title="richard-harris" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/03/richard-harris.jpg" /></a>OK, so you are standing terrified in divorce court. Your kids are at stake.&nbsp; Your home and fi Formula for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/formula-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/formula-for-divorce/comments 2009-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/formula-for-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-28.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-653" title="heidi-28" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-28.jpg" /></a>Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone and his wife Slavica have been granted an uncontested divorce after 25 years Overpayment of Child Support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/overpayment-of-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/overpayment-of-child-support/comments 2009-03-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/overpayment-of-child-support <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/elissa-bercovitz.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-647" title="elissa-bercovitz" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/elissa-bercovitz.jpg" /></a>If you made payments through the Family Support Registry, then Child Support Enforcement can Game Over for Casino Boss and His Wife http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/game-over-for-casino-boss-and-his-wife http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/game-over-for-casino-boss-and-his-wife/comments 2009-03-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/game-over-for-casino-boss-and-his-wife <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-27.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-643" title="heidi-27" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-27.jpg" /></a>On Monday March 5th, casino magnet Steve Wynn and his wife Elaine filed for divorce in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr Wyn Author of "Call Me Crazy" Finalizes Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/author-of-call-me-crazy-finalizes-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/author-of-call-me-crazy-finalizes-divorce/comments 2009-03-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/author-of-call-me-crazy-finalizes-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-25.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-638" title="heidi-25" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-25.jpg" /></a>Actress and author Anne Heche has finalized her divorce from cinemotographer husband Coleman Laffoon after being Harmonious Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/harmonious-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/harmonious-divorce/comments 2009-03-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/harmonious-divorce <p>Although this phrase sounds like an oxymoron, an emerging practice called &quot;Collaborative Law&quot; includes a <a href="/images/blog/2009/03/peggy-walker.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-633" title="peggy-walker" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/03/peggy-walker. Divorce is Hard - Even for the Legally Blonde http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-is-hard-even-for-the-legally-blonde http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-is-hard-even-for-the-legally-blonde/comments 2009-03-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-is-hard-even-for-the-legally-blonde <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-24.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-628" title="heidi-24" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-24.jpg" /></a>Reese Witherspoon describes her 2005 divorce from Ryan Phillippe as &quot;humiliating and isolating, but if divo Divorce Prediction Research http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-prediction-research http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-prediction-research/comments 2009-03-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-prediction-research <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-612" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a>Dr John Gottman of the the University of Washington calculated that a strong marriage Emancipation Under Colorado Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/emancipation-under-colorado-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/emancipation-under-colorado-law/comments 2009-03-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/emancipation-under-colorado-law <p>Emancipation is a far more complicated issue than most people realize. The State of Colorado recognizes different ages of emancipation depending on the legal matter in question. Generally, a minor will be deemed emancipated if the minor is lawfully married, has joined the military, or can otherwi Twice Divorced Robin Williams Postpones Performances http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/twice-divorced-robin-williams-postpones-performances http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/twice-divorced-robin-williams-postpones-performances/comments 2009-03-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/twice-divorced-robin-williams-postpones-performances <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-23.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-623" title="heidi-23" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-23.jpg" /></a>Robin Williams, who filed for divorce from second wife of 19 years last March, has postponed 4 live performances Is Your Marriage at Risk? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-your-marriage-at-risk http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-your-marriage-at-risk/comments 2009-03-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-your-marriage-at-risk <p>A recent psychological study has identified the <a href="/images/blog/2009/03/jenny-wray.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-608" title="jenny-wray" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/03/jenny-wray.jpg" /></a>3 types of marriages that have the highest risk of divorce:<br Jennifer Anniston Discusses Divorce from Brad Pitt http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jennifer-anniston-discusses-divorce-from-brad-pitt http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jennifer-anniston-discusses-divorce-from-brad-pitt/comments 2009-03-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/jennifer-anniston-discusses-divorce-from-brad-pitt <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-21.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-604" title="heidi-21" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/03/heidi-21.jpg" /></a>Jennifer Anniston and Brad Pitt divorced in 2005, but going on four years later, the press remains interested in Cohabitation Raises Couples Chances of Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cohabitation-raises-couples-chances-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cohabitation-raises-couples-chances-of-divorce/comments 2009-03-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/cohabitation-raises-couples-chances-of-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/03/hollie-hinton.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-599" title="hollie-hinton" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/03/hollie-hinton.jpg" /></a>Maggie Gallagher and Linda Waite, authors of &quot;A Case for Marriage&quot;, say that studies regard Are Verbal Agreements Regarding Child Support Valid? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-verbal-agreements-regarding-child-support-valid http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-verbal-agreements-regarding-child-support-valid/comments 2009-02-27T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-verbal-agreements-regarding-child-support-valid <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/kevin-massaro3.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-595" title="kevin-massaro3" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/02/kevin-massaro3.jpg" /></a>If the custodial parent tells the other parent that child support is necessary, the non-custodial Step Parent Adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/step-parent-adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/step-parent-adoption/comments 2009-02-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/step-parent-adoption <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-587" title="elissa-bercovitz1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg" /></a>For a step-parent to adopt a child in the State of Colorado, they must be married to the DNA Tests for Paternity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dna-tests-for-paternity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dna-tests-for-paternity/comments 2009-02-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dna-tests-for-paternity <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/steve-vertucci1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-591" title="steve-vertucci1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/steve-vertucci1.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> Paternity Tests are used to determine the identity of a child's biological fath Courts Taking the Unstable Economy into Consideration http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courts-taking-the-unstable-economy-into-consideration http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courts-taking-the-unstable-economy-into-consideration/comments 2009-02-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/courts-taking-the-unstable-economy-into-consideration <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/alex-white2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-582" title="alex-white2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/alex-white2.jpg" /></a>Colorado Courts are taking into account today's unstable economic environment when hearing cases regarding The High Cost of an Affair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-high-cost-of-an-affair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-high-cost-of-an-affair/comments 2009-02-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-high-cost-of-an-affair <a href="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-24.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-575" title="heidi-24" src="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-24.jpg" alt="" width="122" height="150" /></a>A British newspaper recently reported that the average cost of an affair is approximately 8,000 pounds, or $11,600 Collecting Back Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collecting-back-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collecting-back-child-support/comments 2009-02-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collecting-back-child-support <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/peggy-walker4.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-567" title="peggy-walker4" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/02/peggy-walker4.jpg" /></a>If there were court orders in place for child support to be paid, the recipient can file a motion for Madonna and Ritchie to Share Custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/madonna-and-ritchie-to-share-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/madonna-and-ritchie-to-share-custody/comments 2009-02-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/madonna-and-ritchie-to-share-custody <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/richard-harris3.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-571" title="richard-harris3" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/02/richard-harris3.jpg" /></a>News reports indicate that the pop star and the film director entered into a shared custody set What is the Effective Date When Support is Modified? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-the-effective-date-when-support-is-modified http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-the-effective-date-when-support-is-modified/comments 2009-02-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-the-effective-date-when-support-is-modified <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/kevin-massaro2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-557" title="kevin-massaro2" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/02/kevin-massaro2.jpg" /></a>Generally, a child support modification is only retroactive to the date of filing the motion. Howe Sensitive Issues Re: the California Octuplets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sensitive-issues-re-the-california-octuplets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sensitive-issues-re-the-california-octuplets/comments 2009-02-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sensitive-issues-re-the-california-octuplets <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/richard-harris2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-561" title="richard-harris2" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/02/richard-harris2.jpg" /></a>So, what do we make about the mother in California, Nadya Suleman, who recently gave birth to o Parental Planning for Relocation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-planning-for-relocation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-planning-for-relocation/comments 2009-02-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-planning-for-relocation <p>Perhaps the most important consideration for the court in determining relocation cases is how will it impact the parenting relationship with the other parent. Parents seeking to relocate will be well served to outline several approaches and plans to maintaining substantive parenting time with the What if Child Support Orders Were Issued in Wyoming? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-if-child-support-orders-were-issued-in-wyoming http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-if-child-support-orders-were-issued-in-wyoming/comments 2009-02-18T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-if-child-support-orders-were-issued-in-wyoming <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/alex-white1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-548" title="alex-white1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/alex-white1.jpg" /></a>Under the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act, Colorado Courts have a duty to enforce a decree and paren How Long Will Our Divorce Take? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-will-our-divorce-take http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-will-our-divorce-take/comments 2009-02-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-will-our-divorce-take <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-539" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a>The minimum amount of time it takes to obtain a divorce in the State of Colorado is 90 Termination of Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/termination-of-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/termination-of-child-support/comments 2009-02-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/termination-of-child-support <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/erica-vargas.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-543" title="erica-vargas" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/erica-vargas.jpg" /></a>You can generally terminate child support payments when the child turns 19 which is the age of emancipat If You Need to Modify Child Suppport, File Now! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-need-to-modify-child-suppport-file-now http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-need-to-modify-child-suppport-file-now/comments 2009-02-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-need-to-modify-child-suppport-file-now <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/hollie-hinton.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-534" title="hollie-hinton" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/02/hollie-hinton.jpg" /></a>In Colorado, you can modify child support based on an employment change that w Child Support Modifications: Imputing Income http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-modifications-imputing-income http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-modifications-imputing-income/comments 2009-02-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/child-support-modifications-imputing-income <p> <span style="font-family: Arial">To impute income, the court must first determine that a parent is voluntarily underemployed or unemployed. If the court finds that this is the case, child support will be calculated based on potential income. The court considers a myriad of factors, but may imp Modifying Child Support When Circumstances Have Changed http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support-when-circumstances-have-changed http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support-when-circumstances-have-changed/comments 2009-02-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/modifying-child-support-when-circumstances-have-changed <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/elissa-bercovitz.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-501" title="elissa-bercovitz" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/elissa-bercovitz.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> Child support can be modified if there is a substantial and continuing ch Actor Eddie Murphy to Pay $51,000 in Child Support per Month http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-eddie-murphy-to-pay-51-000-in-child-support-per-month http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-eddie-murphy-to-pay-51-000-in-child-support-per-month/comments 2009-02-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-eddie-murphy-to-pay-51-000-in-child-support-per-month <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-23.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-495" title="heidi-23" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-23.jpg" /></a>After a 15 month court battle, actor Eddie Murphy has agreed to pay $51,000 in child support to his former lover Adding the Father's Name to the Birth Certificate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/adding-the-father-s-name-to-the-birth-certificate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/adding-the-father-s-name-to-the-birth-certificate/comments 2009-02-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/adding-the-father-s-name-to-the-birth-certificate <p><span style="font-family: Arial">For an unmarried mother to add the child's biological to the birth certificate, she and </span><span style="font-family: Arial">the father can sign an &quot;Acknowledgement of Paternity&quot; form that states the name of the child&rsquo;s natural father. The form Divorce Becomes an Art Form http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becomes-an-art-form http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becomes-an-art-form/comments 2009-02-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-becomes-an-art-form <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-21.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-485" title="heidi-21" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-21.jpg" /></a>Opening in Los Angeles on Valentines Day, &quot;Divorce, the Musical&quot; shows one couple's hellish journey to Divorce Via Facebook? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-via-facebook http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-via-facebook/comments 2009-02-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-via-facebook <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-473" title="heidi-2" alt="" width="122" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/02/heidi-2.jpg" /></a>Given the pervasive nature of the internet, it was only a matter of time before someone announced their intention t What is Collaborative Law? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-collaborative-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-collaborative-law/comments 2009-02-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-collaborative-law <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/peggy-walker2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-467" title="peggy-walker2" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/02/peggy-walker2.jpg" /></a>Collaborative Law is a new approach to Colorado family law whereby both parties in the divorce case h Colorado Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support/comments 2009-02-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/steve-vertucci.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-463" title="steve-vertucci" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/steve-vertucci.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial">Generally, both parents have a financial o Mediation at The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-at-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-at-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2009-02-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-at-the-harris-law-firm <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/kevin-massaro1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-478" title="kevin-massaro1" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/02/kevin-massaro1.jpg" /></a>Family law attorney and mediator Margaret Walker at The Harris Law Firm says mediation can be used What is an Initial Status Conference? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-initial-status-conference http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-initial-status-conference/comments 2009-01-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-initial-status-conference <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-family: Arial">The initial status conference is often the first Court date in your divorce case.<span> </span>The Court meets with both spouses at the ISC to determine how the case is progressing and what issues need to be addressed.<span> </span>If there Parental Alientation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-alientation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-alientation/comments 2009-01-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-alientation <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-449" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/01/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a>Often times during a child custody and/or child support dispute, the parents act in wa The Issue of Day Care Expenses http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-issue-of-day-care-expenses http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-issue-of-day-care-expenses/comments 2009-01-28T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-issue-of-day-care-expenses <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/richard-harris2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-444" title="richard-harris2" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/01/richard-harris2.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial">If day care expenses for your child are Annulments Limited to Unlawful Unions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/annulments-limited-to-unlawful-unions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/annulments-limited-to-unlawful-unions/comments 2009-01-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/annulments-limited-to-unlawful-unions <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/02/alex-white.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-480" title="alex-white" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/02/alex-white.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial">You cannot obtain an annulment based on the short dura Dallas Man Seeks to Dissolve a Same Sex Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dallas-man-seeks-to-dissolve-a-same-sex-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dallas-man-seeks-to-dissolve-a-same-sex-marriage/comments 2009-01-23T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dallas-man-seeks-to-dissolve-a-same-sex-marriage <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/hollie-hinton1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-429" title="hollie-hinton1" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/01/hollie-hinton1.jpg" /></a>In what could further define the rights of same sex couples in the U.S, a man in Dallas has filed Star of Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice to Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/star-of-grey-s-anatomy-and-private-practice-to-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/star-of-grey-s-anatomy-and-private-practice-to-divorce/comments 2009-01-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/star-of-grey-s-anatomy-and-private-practice-to-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-27.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-421" title="heidi-27" alt="" width="110" height="135" src="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-27.jpg" /></a>PR representatives for actress Kate Walsh and executive Alex Young say that &quot;Papers have been filed to amic Co-Parenting Following a Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/co-parenting-following-a-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/co-parenting-following-a-divorce/comments 2009-01-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/co-parenting-following-a-divorce <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/jenny-wray1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-410" title="jenny-wray1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/01/jenny-wray1.jpg" /></a>Many couples seeking a divorce find it difficu Military Divorces on the Rise http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/military-divorces-on-the-rise http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/military-divorces-on-the-rise/comments 2009-01-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/military-divorces-on-the-rise <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/steve-vertucci2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-404" title="steve-vertucci2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/01/steve-vertucci2.jpg" /></a>Data obtained from the American Forces Press Service reports that military divorces rose by .1 Foreign Marriages Valid in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/foreign-marriages-valid-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/foreign-marriages-valid-in-colorado/comments 2009-01-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/foreign-marriages-valid-in-colorado <p> <span style="font-family: Arial">Q: Pursuant to <a href="http://www.lexis.com/research/xlink?app=00075&amp;view=full&amp;searchtype=get&amp;search=23+Colo.+App.+368" target="x" title="Clicking this link retrieves the full text document in another window">Griswold v. Griswold, 23 Colo. App. 365 European Union Seeks to Adopt New Divorce Laws http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/european-union-seeks-to-adopt-new-divorce-laws http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/european-union-seeks-to-adopt-new-divorce-laws/comments 2009-01-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/european-union-seeks-to-adopt-new-divorce-laws <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg"><img width="95" height="133" alt="" src="/images/blog/2009/01/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg" title="elissa-bercovitz1" class="left size-medium wp-image-394" /></a>The EU justice ministers were split today regarding the adopton of new divorce laws for m How Long Does the Divorce Process Take? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-the-divorce-process-take http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-the-divorce-process-take/comments 2009-01-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-does-the-divorce-process-take <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/erica-vargas1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-407" title="erica-vargas1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/01/erica-vargas1.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial">The minimum amount of time it takes to obtain Prophetic Singer Amy Winehouse Predicts that Love is a Losing Game. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/prophetic-singer-amy-winehouse-predicts-that-love-is-a-losing-game http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/prophetic-singer-amy-winehouse-predicts-that-love-is-a-losing-game/comments 2009-01-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/prophetic-singer-amy-winehouse-predicts-that-love-is-a-losing-game <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-25.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-378" title="heidi-25" alt="" width="105" height="118" src="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-25.jpg" /></a>English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse wrote and recorded &quot;Love is a Losing Game&quot; for her second album B California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Creates Fee to File for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-governor-arnold-schwarzenegger-creates-fee-to-file-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-governor-arnold-schwarzenegger-creates-fee-to-file-for-divorce/comments 2009-01-13T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-governor-arnold-schwarzenegger-creates-fee-to-file-for-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/jenny-wray.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-375" title="jenny-wray" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/01/jenny-wray.jpg" /></a>With the State of California facing a projected $40 billion shortfall over 18 months, Governor Arnold Schwarze Judge vs. Magistrate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judge-vs-magistrate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judge-vs-magistrate/comments 2009-01-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judge-vs-magistrate <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/kevin-massaro.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-367" title="kevin-massaro" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/01/kevin-massaro.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial">A Judge is appointed by Colorado's Governor, Protecting Children After a Parent Dies http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-children-after-a-parent-dies http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-children-after-a-parent-dies/comments 2009-01-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-children-after-a-parent-dies <p>When a parent dies, the court will appoint a guardian to care and supervise a minor child until the child reaches the age of majority. So the court will not appoint someone of whom you would not approve, it is best to appoint a guardian in your will.<br /> <br /> To view this article in it's en Divorces Can Be Big, Small, or Medium http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorces-can-be-big-small-or-medium http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorces-can-be-big-small-or-medium/comments 2009-01-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorces-can-be-big-small-or-medium <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-22.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-361" title="heidi-22" alt="" width="109" height="117" src="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-22.jpg" /></a>Actress Patricia Arquette, star of NBC's &quot;Medium&quot; has filed for divorce from actor husband Thomas Jane in Some Spouses Will Get an Arm and a Leg, but a Kidney? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/some-spouses-will-get-an-arm-and-a-leg-but-a-kidney http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/some-spouses-will-get-an-arm-and-a-leg-but-a-kidney/comments 2009-01-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/some-spouses-will-get-an-arm-and-a-leg-but-a-kidney <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-2.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-343 " title="heidi-2" alt="" width="102" height="129" src="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-2.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> As part of the divorce settlement, New York divorce attorney, Dominic Barbara, and his client, surgeon Dr. How Do We Handle Credit Card Debt During a Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-we-handle-credit-card-debt-during-a-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-we-handle-credit-card-debt-during-a-divorce/comments 2009-01-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-we-handle-credit-card-debt-during-a-divorce <p>The Colorado Courts seek to <a href="/images/blog/2009/01/alex-white.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-334" title="alex-white" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/01/alex-white.jpg" /></a>divide assets and debts on an equitable basis. Regarding credit card debt accumula What is a Child Family Investigator (CFI)? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-child-family-investigator-cfi http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-child-family-investigator-cfi/comments 2009-01-07T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-child-family-investigator-cfi <p> A CFI is an individual appointed by the court to conduct an investigation and make recommendations to the court regarding parental decision making responsibilities and parenting time. The CFI is usually a licensed&nbsp; therapist or has a background in psychology and/or counseling.</p> Marital Debt 101 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-debt-101 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-debt-101/comments 2009-01-06T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-debt-101 <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/erica-vargas.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-326" title="erica-vargas" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/01/erica-vargas.jpg" /></a>Colorado law provides that marital debt be divided on an equitable basis. When deciding what is fair, th Create a Foundation for a New Beginning http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/create-a-foundation-for-a-new-beginning http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/create-a-foundation-for-a-new-beginning/comments 2009-01-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/create-a-foundation-for-a-new-beginning <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/hollie-hinton.jpg"><img width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/01/hollie-hinton.jpg" alt="" title="hollie-hinton" class="left size-medium wp-image-321" /></a>There is no quick and easy method for working through the pain of divorce, but you must be aware that Happy New Year! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-new-year http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-new-year/comments 2009-01-01T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-new-year <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/richard-harris.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-317" title="richard-harris" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2009/01/richard-harris.jpg" /></a>Rich Harris, and everyone at The Harris Law Firm, would like to wish all of you a very happy, heal Celebrity Divorces for 2008 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/celebrity-divorces-for-2008 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/celebrity-divorces-for-2008/comments 2008-12-31T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/celebrity-divorces-for-2008 <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-21.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-347" title="heidi-21" alt="" width="111" height="156" src="/images/blog/2009/01/heidi-21.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> The biggest divorce news of 2008 came when Madonna and Guy Ritchie filed for divorce in mid-October When Can A Child Decide? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide/comments 2008-12-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/peggy-walker4.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-298" title="peggy-walker4" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2008/12/peggy-walker4.jpg" /></a>Many states in the US will allow children to decide with whom they wish to reside when they reach a c Actor Alec Baldwin Writes Divorce Guide for Men http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-alec-baldwin-writes-divorce-guide-for-men http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-alec-baldwin-writes-divorce-guide-for-men/comments 2008-12-30T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/actor-alec-baldwin-writes-divorce-guide-for-men <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/steve-vertucci2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-303" title="steve-vertucci2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/steve-vertucci2.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> Actor Alec Baldwin, who stars with actress/writer Tina Fey on the NBC sitcom, & The Division of Marital Assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-division-of-marital-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-division-of-marital-assets/comments 2008-12-29T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-division-of-marital-assets <p>The first step in dividing marital assets is obtaining and reviewing financial information from both parties. Generally, the assets and debt that a married couple accumulates during the course of the marriage are divided between them as fairly as possible.<br /> <br /> To view this article in i Divorce and Taxes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-taxes http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-taxes/comments 2008-12-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-taxes <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/elissa-bercovitz2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-289" title="elissa-bercovitz2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/elissa-bercovitz2.jpg" /></a>In short, maintenance payments must be declared as income by the person who receives them To a Peaceful and Joyous Holiday http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-a-peaceful-and-joyous-holiday http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-a-peaceful-and-joyous-holiday/comments 2008-12-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-a-peaceful-and-joyous-holiday <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/richard-harris4.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-285" title="richard-harris4" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2008/12/richard-harris4.jpg" /></a>And all the best to each of you during this festive season.<br /> <br /> From Rich Harris and Divorce: What to Tell Your Children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-what-to-tell-your-children http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-what-to-tell-your-children/comments 2008-12-22T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-what-to-tell-your-children <p> It is important to be honest with your children during the divorce process. Speak to them in a direct manner and emphasize that your separation is permanent. Reassure them that the divorce is not their fault. Stress that the stabiliity and structure of their lives will remain constant, and the How Long Do I Have to Pay Child Support? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-do-i-have-to-pay-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-do-i-have-to-pay-child-support/comments 2008-12-19T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-long-do-i-have-to-pay-child-support <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/steve-vertucci1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-274" title="steve-vertucci1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/steve-vertucci1.jpg" /></a>In Colorado, child support is generally due and payable until the child is 19 or is otherwise e Legal Separation and Filing Tax Returns Jointly http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/legal-separation-and-filing-tax-returns-jointly http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/legal-separation-and-filing-tax-returns-jointly/comments 2008-12-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/legal-separation-and-filing-tax-returns-jointly <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p class="NormalWeb1"><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/richard-harris2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-264" title="richard-harris2" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2008/12/richard-harris2.jpg" /></a></p> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p class="NormalWeb1">Un Rights of an Unwed Father http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rights-of-an-unwed-father http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rights-of-an-unwed-father/comments 2008-12-16T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rights-of-an-unwed-father <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/anna-paschke.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-258" title="anna-paschke" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2008/12/anna-paschke.jpg" /></a>It is difficult to say with any certainty what rights an unwed father has prior t Relocation: Determining the Best Interest of the Child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-determining-the-best-interest-of-the-child http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-determining-the-best-interest-of-the-child/comments 2008-12-15T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/relocation-determining-the-best-interest-of-the-child <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/hollie-hinton2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-254" title="hollie-hinton2" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2008/12/hollie-hinton2.jpg" /></a>Relocation is a material change in circumstances and if the parties are unable to readjust the cus Moving Out - Some Common Misconceptions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/moving-out-some-common-misconceptions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/moving-out-some-common-misconceptions/comments 2008-12-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/moving-out-some-common-misconceptions <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-242" title="elissa-bercovitz1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/elissa-bercovitz1.jpg" /></a>In a divorce, every couple must, at some point, deal with the decision of who moves out o Can I File for Divorce on My Own? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-file-for-divorce-on-my-own http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-file-for-divorce-on-my-own/comments 2008-12-12T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-file-for-divorce-on-my-own <p><img alt="" src="file:///C:/DOCUME~1/CULBER~1/LOCALS~1/Temp/moz-screenshot.jpg" /><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/erica-vargas2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-249" title="erica-vargas2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/erica-vargas2.jpg" /></a>When an individual Divorce and Seniors http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-seniors http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-seniors/comments 2008-12-11T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-seniors <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/peggy-walker2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-237" title="peggy-walker2" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2008/12/peggy-walker2.jpg" /></a>Divorce is difficult at any any age, but it can be especially challenging for elderly couples. The em What is a Legal Separation? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-legal-separation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-legal-separation/comments 2008-12-10T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-a-legal-separation <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/alex-white.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-226" title="alex-white" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/alex-white.jpg" /></a>A legal separation is very similar to a divorce. In fact, the court will address all of the same issues involv Military Law and Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/military-law-and-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/military-law-and-divorce/comments 2008-12-09T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/military-law-and-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/kevin-massaro1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-220" title="kevin-massaro1" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2008/12/kevin-massaro1.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> If you or your spouse are in the military, there are special military laws and iss Creating Postive Interactions with Your Ex Spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-postive-interactions-with-your-ex-spouse http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-postive-interactions-with-your-ex-spouse/comments 2008-12-08T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/creating-postive-interactions-with-your-ex-spouse <p> For a great many individuals, going through a divorce is a traumatic process.&nbsp; Learning about the emotional phases that divorcing couples commonly experience , perhaps with the assistance of a qualified therapist, may help you to make this transition and establish a different but healthy What Constitutes a Common Law Marriage? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-constitutes-a-common-law-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-constitutes-a-common-law-marriage/comments 2008-12-05T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-constitutes-a-common-law-marriage <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/steve-vertucci.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-204" title="steve-vertucci" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/steve-vertucci.jpg" /></a><span style="font-family: Arial">There are no clean-cut designations that d Dividing Marital Assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-marital-assets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-marital-assets/comments 2008-12-04T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dividing-marital-assets <p><span style="font-family: Arial">Pursuant to C.R.S. Sec. 14-10-107(4)(b)(I)(A) &amp; (D), a party is restrained from transferring, encumbering, concealing, or in any way disposing of, without the consent of the other party or an order of the court, any marital property.</span></p> <p><br /> &nb Can I Ask My Spouse to Pay for the Divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-ask-my-spouse-to-pay-for-the-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-ask-my-spouse-to-pay-for-the-divorce/comments 2008-12-03T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-ask-my-spouse-to-pay-for-the-divorce <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/hollie-hinton.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-193" title="hollie-hinton" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2008/12/hollie-hinton.jpg" /></a>You can request that your spouse pay for your attorney's fees, but there is no guarantee that the Cou Do I Need a Lawyer? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-i-need-a-lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-i-need-a-lawyer/comments 2008-12-02T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-i-need-a-lawyer <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/camille-mulholland1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-186" title="camille-mulholland1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/camille-mulholland1.jpg" /></a>When dealing with family law matters, including divorce and issues regarding parent Protecting Children from Parental Abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-children-from-parental-abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-children-from-parental-abductions/comments 2008-11-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-children-from-parental-abductions <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/richard-harris1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-181" title="richard-harris1" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2008/12/richard-harris1.jpg" /></a>In the absence of an existing court order, there can be no custodial abduction and either paren When Can A Child Decide? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide/comments 2008-11-26T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/jenny-wray2.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-165" title="jenny-wray2" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/11/jenny-wray2.jpg" /></a>In Colorado, there is no statute that references a specific age at which a child can determine the parent w When Pets are an Issue in Divorce Proceedings http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-pets-are-an-issue-in-divorce-proceedings http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-pets-are-an-issue-in-divorce-proceedings/comments 2008-11-25T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-pets-are-an-issue-in-divorce-proceedings <p>During the last several years, more and more couples are finding it difficult to reach an agreement about the living arrangements of the family pet following a divorce.&nbsp; Issues include decision making, visitation, and the costs associated with the pet's well being.<br /> <br /> To view thi Investigations and Evaluations http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/investigations-and-evaluations http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/investigations-and-evaluations/comments 2008-11-24T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/investigations-and-evaluations <p style="text-align: left"><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/richard-harris2.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-145 " title="richard-harris2" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2008/11/richard-harris2.jpg" /></a>In domestic proceedings, many investigations and evaluations may be ordere Step Parent Adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/step-parent-adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/step-parent-adoption/comments 2008-11-21T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/step-parent-adoption <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/elissa-bercovitz.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-83" title="elissa-bercovitz" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/11/elissa-bercovitz.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> In Colorado, step parent adoption is a growing component of the practice of f Marital Agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-agreements/comments 2008-11-20T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/marital-agreements <p> With almost half of all new marriages now ending in divorce, it is becoming more and more common for spouses to have a prenuptial agreement, or marital agreement, as it is now called under Colorado law. 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Begin by meeting with the fa 10 Ways to Control Your Legal Costs During a Dispute http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/10-ways-to-control-your-legal-costs-during-a-dispute http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/10-ways-to-control-your-legal-costs-during-a-dispute/comments 2008-11-17T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/10-ways-to-control-your-legal-costs-during-a-dispute <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/jenny-wray.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-96" title="jenny-wray" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/11/jenny-wray.jpg" /></a>Being informed, being organized and knowing the legal process are only three of the ten important ways to begin Maintenance (Alimony or Spousal Support) http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maintenance-alimony-or-spousal-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maintenance-alimony-or-spousal-support/comments 2008-11-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/maintenance-alimony-or-spousal-support <p><br /> <br /> Maintenance, also known as alimony or spousal support, is money paid by the higher income producing spouse to support the spouse who is earning less money.&nbsp; Maintenance is an amount of money paid to the other spouse to pay for his or her needs and is separate from the money p How Do We Divide Our Upside Down House? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-we-divide-our-upside-down-house http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-we-divide-our-upside-down-house/comments 2008-11-14T00:00:00-06:00 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-do-we-divide-our-upside-down-house <p><br /> <br /> In today's difficult economic environment,&nbsp; the marital home is often worth less now than you originally paid. 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