enhttp://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updatesFri, 19 Sep 2014 0:00:00Harris Family Law : Child Support and Parenting Time Are you and your child the victims of your former spouses parental alienation? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-and-your-child-the-victims-of-your-former-spouses-parental-alienation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-and-your-child-the-victims-of-your-former-spouses-parental-alienation/comments 2014-09-19T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/are-you-and-your-child-the-victims-of-your-former-spouses-parental-alienation <p> Parental alienation can occur when one parent attempts to vilify the other parent in order limit the relationship between parent and child. In these situations, the alienating parent often makes disparaging remarks about the other parent and/or attempts to thwart consistent parenting time.</p> Colorado Divorce: Choosing to End Your Marriage with Mediation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-choosing-to-end-your-marriage-with-mediation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-choosing-to-end-your-marriage-with-mediation/comments 2014-08-15T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-choosing-to-end-your-marriage-with-mediation <p> Whether you married in an elegant ceremony, created a common-law marriage or civil union or you have been living together for a while, breaking up is difficult.&nbsp; There may be issues concerning children, joint property or bills.&nbsp; How do you want to handle these issues?</p> <h4> End 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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. 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Willow Dr., Suite 302<br /> Greenwood Village, CO 80111&nbsp; 303-771-5424</p> <p> <br /> <strong>Parenting After Divorce</strong><br /> 1006 W. 104 Colorado Divorce: Parental Child Abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-parental-child-abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-parental-child-abductions/comments 2014-07-15T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-parental-child-abductions <p> Parental Child Abductions<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; A custodial abduction occurs when the child is removed from the home jurisdiction in contravention of an existing custody order. 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We work to keep you well-informed, and will assist you in making the right choices Colorado Custody: 2014 Changes to Child Support Guidelines http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-2014-changes-to-child-support-guidelines http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-2014-changes-to-child-support-guidelines/comments 2014-06-11T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-2014-changes-to-child-support-guidelines <p> 2014 Changes to Child Support Guidelines<br /> In Colorado, Court&rsquo;s use a statutory formula described in C.R.S. &sect; 14-10-115 as a guideline to calculate appropriate child support order amounts.&nbsp; The formula takes into account the gross incomes of both parties, the number of ch 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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. 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We are Colorado&#39;s largest family law firm and&nbsp; focus exclusively on Colorado Divorce and Colorad 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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. A parent&#39;s right to make decisions regarding their child&#39;s best interests refers to major decisions<br /> such as the child&#39;s health, ed Custody: When can a non-parent file for the allocation of parental rights? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/custody-when-can-a-non-parent-file-for-the-allocation-of-parental-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/custody-when-can-a-non-parent-file-for-the-allocation-of-parental-rights/comments 2014-01-31T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/custody-when-can-a-non-parent-file-for-the-allocation-of-parental-rights <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Frequently Asked Question:</p> <p> If my child lives with my parents in Colorado for 6 months while I am working out of state, can they file for the allocation of parental rights?</p> <p> The applicable statute is C.R.S. 14-10-123.&nbsp; It only says that if the child l 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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: 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 When will my child support end? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-will-my-child-support-end http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-will-my-child-support-end/comments 2013-09-12T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-will-my-child-support-end <p> Q: Will my child support obligation terminate when my child turns 19?<br /> <br /> A: Child support in the State of Colorado generally ends automatically when the last or only child reaches 19 years of age, but there are several exceptions:<br /> 1.The parties signed an agreement after J 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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. 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Create a monthly parenting schedule on an online calenda Colorado Child Support: Filing a Motion to Modify the Court Order http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-filing-a-motion-to-modify-the-court-order http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-filing-a-motion-to-modify-the-court-order/comments 2013-08-27T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-child-support-filing-a-motion-to-modify-the-court-order <p> The Colorado Standard to Modify Child Support<br /> <br /> The standard to modify Colorado child support is that there has been a &quot;substantial and continuing&quot; change in circumstances that results in at least a 10% difference in the amount of child support due.<br /> <br /> Th 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Colorado Paternity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-paternity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-paternity/comments 2013-07-18T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-paternity <p> <strong>Colorado Paternity:</strong><br /> Establishing Paternity<br /> Establishing paternity in the State of Colorado can be a complicated process, and the result depends on the answers to a myriad of questions:<br /> &bull;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Has the alleged father signed an &ldquo;Ack What Are My Rights in Colorado as a Step Parent? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-in-colorado-as-a-step-parent http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-in-colorado-as-a-step-parent/comments 2013-07-15T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-in-colorado-as-a-step-parent <p> Colorado court orders for parenting time are specific to the children&#39;s parents.&nbsp; It is the parents who must adhere to or modify the court orders regarding their children. You must work with the children&#39;s father to determine your level of involvement in the children&#39;s lives.I 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Custody: When Parenting Time is Supervised http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-when-parenting-time-is-supervised http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-when-parenting-time-is-supervised/comments 2013-06-12T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-when-parenting-time-is-supervised <div class="section"> <h3 class="why-is-parenting-time-supervised" style="text-align: center;"> When Parenting Time is Supervised</h3> There are many reasons for the Colorado court to order supervised parenting time.<br /> <p> For example:</p> <p> 1. If a parent has not been involve 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/do-you-have-a-child-custody-matter-in-northern-colorado <p> Call The Harris Law Firm today to schedule a consultation in our Fort Collins office. Located at 1220 South College, we have 2 attorneys to serve you. Stephen Vertucci is our managing partner in Fort Collins, and Katherine Ellis is an associate attorney. The Harris Law Firm is Colorado&#39;s l 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Colorado Custody: Father's Rights in Denver and Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-father-s-rights-in-denver-and-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-father-s-rights-in-denver-and-fort-collins/comments 2012-11-05T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-custody-father-s-rights-in-denver-and-fort-collins <p>The Harris Law Firm also helps Colorado dad's establish their rights to parenting time. Call The Harris Law Firm in Denver or Fort Collins to arrange for an initial consultation and speak with an attorney about&nbsp;a&nbsp;father's&nbsp;right to parenting time. Call 303 299 9484</p> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 be 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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, 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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, 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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: 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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. .</ 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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; 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 2011-04-14T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/free-questions-about-divorce-seminar <p>Free Questions About Divorce Seminar hosted by Margaret Walker, Esq., a senior <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">family law attorney</a> with The Harris Law Firm</p> <p>Topics covered will include <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce.cfm">Colorado divorce</a> and the 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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></ 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 "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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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- 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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, 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 "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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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,& 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 It's Time to Bring Sean Goldman Home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/it-s-time-to-bring-sean-goldman-home http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/it-s-time-to-bring-sean-goldman-home/comments 2009-06-29T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/it-s-time-to-bring-sean-goldman-home <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris3.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1199" title="rich-harris3" alt="" width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/rich-harris3.jpg" /></a>Nine year old Sean Goldman was born in New Jersey to an American father and his Brazilian-born wife Therapists Suggest Divorce Counseling for the Gosselins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/therapists-suggest-divorce-counseling-for-the-gosselins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/therapists-suggest-divorce-counseling-for-the-gosselins/comments 2009-06-26T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/therapists-suggest-divorce-counseling-for-the-gosselins <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1189" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2009/06/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a>When a salvaging a difficult marriage is beyond hope, therapists today will often Earl Spencer Plans Out of Court Settlement to Avoid Publicity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/earl-spencer-plans-out-of-court-settlement-to-avoid-publicity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/earl-spencer-plans-out-of-court-settlement-to-avoid-publicity/comments 2009-06-26T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/earl-spencer-plans-out-of-court-settlement-to-avoid-publicity <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson4.jpg"><img width="107" height="150" src="/images/blog/2009/06/heidi-culbertson4.jpg" alt="" title="heidi-culbertson4" class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1178" /></a>Lawyers for Earl Spencer, the 45 year old younger brother of Diana, Princess of Wale Michael Jackson - the Husband and the Divorces. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/michael-jackson-the-husband-and-the-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/michael-jackson-the-husband-and-the-divorces/comments 2009-06-26T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/michael-jackson-the-husband-and-the-divorces <p><a href="/images/blog/2009/06/hollie-hinton2.jpg"><img class="left size-thumbnail wp-image-1184" title="hollie-hinton2" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2009/06/hollie-hinton2.jpg" /></a>Following allegations of sexual molestation charges involving a 13 year boy in 1993, Michael J 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 & 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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:< 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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> 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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, & 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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. While it is important for couples to be hopeful and optimistic about the ultimate success o Filing a Motion for Temporary Orders http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-a-motion-for-temporary-orders http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-a-motion-for-temporary-orders/comments 2008-11-18T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-a-motion-for-temporary-orders <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/steve-vertucci.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-90 " title="steve-vertucci" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/11/steve-vertucci.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> A motion is a request made by a party upon which the court issues a ruling or order.&nb Finding a Great Lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/finding-a-great-lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/finding-a-great-lawyer/comments 2008-11-18T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/finding-a-great-lawyer <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/kevin-massaro.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-93 " title="kevin-massaro" alt="" width="95" height="143" src="/images/blog/2008/11/kevin-massaro.jpg" /></a>Selecting the right lawyer is crucial to the success of your family law case. 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Child Support and Parenting Time 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 Proper Courtroom Behavior http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/proper-courtroom-behavior http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/proper-courtroom-behavior/comments 2008-11-14T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/proper-courtroom-behavior <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/jenny-wray1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-106" title="jenny-wray1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/11/jenny-wray1.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> Many people do not know how to behave or what to expect when arriving to court, so here are Will the Court Consider a Child's Wishes Regarding Parenting Time? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-court-consider-a-child-s-wishes-regarding-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-court-consider-a-child-s-wishes-regarding-parenting-time/comments 2008-11-13T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/will-the-court-consider-a-child-s-wishes-regarding-parenting-time <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/hollie-hinton.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-112" title="hollie-hinton" alt="" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/2008/11/hollie-hinton.jpg" /></a><br /> <br /> Colorado courts do not have to take into consideration a child's wishes regarding par Colorado Parenting Time and Child Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-and-child-support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-and-child-support/comments 2008-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-parenting-time-and-child-support <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span>Colorado</span><span> law favors meaningful and continuing contact between both parents and the child following a divorce. Couples&nbsp;who separate usually arrive at a parenting plan in one of two ways: Either the parties come to an agreement as to how the res Preparing for Divorce in the State of Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preparing-for-divorce-in-the-state-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preparing-for-divorce-in-the-state-of-colorado/comments 2008-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preparing-for-divorce-in-the-state-of-colorado <div><br /> <p class="MsoBodyText2"><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/camille-mulholland.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-125" title="camille-mulholland" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/11/camille-mulholland.jpg" /></a></p> <br /> <p class="MsoBodyText2"><span>Q: Can y Colorado Paternity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-paternity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-paternity/comments 2008-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-paternity <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/11/steve-vertucci1.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-118" title="steve-vertucci1" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/11/steve-vertucci1.jpg" /></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span>Following the birth of the child, the presumed father can request Colorado Step Parent Adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-step-parent-adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-step-parent-adoption/comments 2008-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-step-parent-adoption <p><a href="/images/blog/2008/12/elissa-bercovitz.jpg"><img class="left size-medium wp-image-189" title="elissa-bercovitz" alt="" width="95" height="133" src="/images/blog/2008/12/elissa-bercovitz.jpg" /></a><span>The creation of the parent-child relationship in a stepparent adoption essentially ins Grandparents Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparents-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparents-rights/comments 2008-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 Child Support and Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparents-rights <p><span>A grandparent has the right to petition for visitation if the parents are divorced or separated.<span> </span>However, in order t<span class="documentbody1">o rebut due process presumptions in favor of the parent deciding on appropriate visitation with the grandparents, the grandparents m The Firm Receives the 2009 Pro Bono Achievement Award http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/pro-bono-award 2010-05-06T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/pro-bono-award <p style="text-align: center"><img height="205" width="342" src="/uploads/userfiles/image/20100211%20Group%20Photo%20Blog%20Size.jpg" alt="" /></p> <p>The Supreme Court of the State of Colorado has awarded The Harris Law Firm with the Pro Bono Achievement Award for 2009 in appreciation for the firm The ABA Military Pro Bono Project http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/ABA-Military 2010-05-07T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/ABA-Military <p style="text-align: center"><img width="342" height="205" alt="" src="/uploads/userfiles/image/20100211%20Group%20Photo%20Blog%20Size.jpg" /></p> <p>The Harris Law Firm supports the&nbsp;American Bar Association's Military Pro Bono Project to connect active-duty military personnel and their famil Rich Harris Helps to Pass New Family Law Bill http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/New-Bill 2010-06-10T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/New-Bill <p>Bill 1097 Protects Colorado&rsquo;s Kids</p> <p>Based on the efforts and tenacity of <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">family law attorney</a>, Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm, and State Representative Debbie Benefield, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter sign Florida's ban on gay adoption is unconstitutional http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/ban-on-gay-adoption-unconstitutional 2010-09-22T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/ban-on-gay-adoption-unconstitutional <p>The Florida Supreme Court will ultimately rule on the adoption ban&nbsp;that has made the State of&nbsp;Florida the only state in the U.S.&nbsp;that prevents gay couples and individuals&nbsp;from adopting children. Florida&nbsp;currently allows gays to foster children, but does not allow adoption Try a Co-Parenting Calendar! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/co-parenting-calendar 2011-03-17T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/co-parenting-calendar <p>Co Parenting made easier by using this free and easy calendar!</p> <p>To&nbsp;obtain the 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> A "Must Read" New Book for Single Parents! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/book-for-single-parents 2011-07-08T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/book-for-single-parents <p>Kicking Butt as a Single Parent by Bill McLeod has 99 tips that every single parent must have! Go to Amazon.com to order now!</p> Join Us for "LOVE AND LOGIC" Free Parenting Seminar Tonight! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Love-and-Logic 2011-08-10T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Love-and-Logic <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"><img id="_x0000_i1025" border="0" alt="" src="http://e2 New Colorado Case Law for Non-Parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-case-law 2012-06-18T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-case-law <p>&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 11pt">In the recent case of &ldquo;In the Interest of Child: B.B.O.&rdquo;&nbsp;,</span></span></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">the Colorado Supreme Court held that parental consent Colorado Child Custody and Parental Alienation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/custody-and-alienation 2012-07-27T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/custody-and-alienation <p>The Colorado courts&nbsp;are not likely to&nbsp;modify a child custody order based&nbsp;solely on accusations of parental alienation. However,&nbsp;if this issue&nbsp;is&nbsp;occurring within your family it is important to make the court aware of it immediately.&nbsp; If&nbsp;there is evidence th Another Testimonial From a Satisfied Client of The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/came-highly-recommended 2012-09-04T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/came-highly-recommended <p>&ldquo;Although the Harris Law Firm came highly recommended by another attorney, I decided to do some research on my own to determine if they were the right fit for me. It was not until after the initial consultation that I knew for sure that these guys were the best. What really sold me on hirin Changes to the Colorado Child Support Statute http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-Support- Changes 2014-01-10T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-Support- Changes <p> 2014 Changes to Child Support Guidelines<br /> In Colorado, Court&rsquo;s use a statutory formula described in C.R.S. &sect; 14-10-115 as a guideline to calculate appropriate child support order amounts.&nbsp; The formula takes into account the gross incomes of both parties, the number of ch Child Support Modifications http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/videos/child-support-modifications 2011-08-09T00:00:00-06:00 Video http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/videos/child-support-modifications Attorney Jennie Wray discusses child support modifications in Colorado. Stepparent Adoption http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/videos/stepparent-adoption 2011-01-10T00:00:00-06:00 Video http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/videos/stepparent-adoption Step Parent Adoption Laws in Colorado.