enhttp://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updatesThu, 16 Oct 2014 0:00:00Harris Family Law : Misc Colorado Divorce: Divorcing Parties Have Several Options for Dispute Resolution http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorcing-parties-have-several-options-for-dispute-resolution http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorcing-parties-have-several-options-for-dispute-resolution/comments 2014-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-divorcing-parties-have-several-options-for-dispute-resolution <p> <strong>OPTIONS FOR DISPUTE RESOLUTION:</strong><br /> <br /> <strong>Litigation:</strong><br /> &nbsp;<br /> Litigation is the traditional method for divorcing parties to divide marital assets and debt, and for creating a parenting plan.&nbsp; Parties, who may or may not be represente Same Sex Unions in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-unions-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-unions-in-colorado/comments 2014-09-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-unions-in-colorado <p> Same-sex unions in the State of Colorado were legislated in May of 2013. Court clerks in several Colorado counties are currently issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. This area of the law is still evolving. Consult with Ryann Peyton, Special Counsel at The Harris Law Firm today to und Divorce and Custody for the GLBT Community http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-custody-for-the-glbt-community http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-custody-for-the-glbt-community/comments 2014-09-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-and-custody-for-the-glbt-community <p> Ryann Peyton, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm ,&nbsp;</p> <p> handles divorce, civil union, and custody cases for Colorado&#39;s GLBT community.</p> <p> Call today to schedule a consultation with her at 303 299 9484</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> Spoiliation of Evidence in Family Law Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spoiliation-of-evidence-in-family-law-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spoiliation-of-evidence-in-family-law-cases/comments 2014-08-25T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/spoiliation-of-evidence-in-family-law-cases <p> Spoliation of evidence<br /> <br /> The spoliation of evidence in a family law matter is the intentional or negligent withholding, hiding, altering, or destroying of evidence relevant to the legal proceeding.<br /> <br /> The theory of the spoliation inference is that when a party dest What about a pre-nup for those who are not married? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-about-a-pre-nup-for-those-who-are-not-married http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-about-a-pre-nup-for-those-who-are-not-married/comments 2014-08-14T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-about-a-pre-nup-for-those-who-are-not-married <p> Are you ready for a no-nup?<br /> Colorado has just adopted a new statute concerning pre-nuptial agreements as well as marital agreements.&nbsp; What if you aren&rsquo;t married and don&rsquo;t want to be.&nbsp; You just want to live together but you know from experience (yours or your frien Colorado Divorce: Posting Inappropriate Images on Social Media Could Get You Into Trouble http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-posting-inappropriate-images-on-social-media-could-get-you-into-trouble http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-posting-inappropriate-images-on-social-media-could-get-you-into-trouble/comments 2014-08-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-posting-inappropriate-images-on-social-media-could-get-you-into-trouble <p> <u><strong>Posting a private image for harassment--definitions</strong></u></p> <p> <br /> Effective: July 1, 2014<br /> <br /> (1)(a) An actor who is eighteen years of age or older commits the offense of posting a private image for harassment if he or she posts or distributes through Remembering to Work for Peace http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-to-work-for-peace http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-to-work-for-peace/comments 2014-08-08T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-to-work-for-peace <p> If memory serves<br /> <br /> &ldquo;Because somebody you never heard of killed somebody else you never heard of, we were at war.&rdquo; &ndash; Paraphrased from the 1934 film, &ldquo;The Man Who Knew Too Much.&rdquo;<br /> In that particular scene, a man from the British intelligence ag Colorado Divorce and Your Mortgage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage/comments 2014-07-29T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-your-mortgage <p> Kevin Greene<br /> Senior Loan Officer<br /> NMLS# 289361 |100021760<br /> 400 Inverness Parkway #160<br /> Englewood, CO 80112<br /> Office (303) 405-8347<br /> Mobile (720) 635-7583&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> COLORADO DIVORCE AND YOUR MORTGAGE:<br /> <br /> DID 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Gay Marriage Cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/6th-circuit-court-of-appeals-to-hear-gay-marriage-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/6th-circuit-court-of-appeals-to-hear-gay-marriage-cases/comments 2014-07-25T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/6th-circuit-court-of-appeals-to-hear-gay-marriage-cases <p> 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Gay Marriage Cases<br /> <br /> The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals has finally set a hearing to hear Oral Arguments on the Gay Marriage Cases of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Eyes and earns will be on Cincinnati (Home of the 6th Circuit) on Aug Internet Safety Tips for Parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-tips-for-parents http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-tips-for-parents/comments 2014-07-22T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/internet-safety-tips-for-parents <p> Internet Safety Tips for Parents</p> <p> Busy parents who are single or divorced need all the help they can get when caring for their kids. The internet is just one more place where your children can wander into dangerous territory, so we have come up with a few tips and precautions to keep Judges Strike Down State Bans on Same Sex Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judges-strike-down-state-bans-on-same-sex-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judges-strike-down-state-bans-on-same-sex-marriage/comments 2014-06-25T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/judges-strike-down-state-bans-on-same-sex-marriage <p> Indiana- June 25th, 2014:</p> <p> Judge RIchard Young with the&nbsp; federal district court today struck down Indiana&#39;s ban on same-sex marriage stating that the law violates equal protection rights as stated by the US Constitution. The judge did not issue a stay on his ruling, which me Ryann Peyton, Esq. and The Harris Law Firm Support the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-and-the-harris-law-firm-support-the-alzheimer-s-association-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-and-the-harris-law-firm-support-the-alzheimer-s-association-of-colorado/comments 2014-06-16T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-and-the-harris-law-firm-support-the-alzheimer-s-association-of-colorado <p> <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,47,0" height="390" id="flashObj" width="640"><param name="movie" value="http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isSlim=1" /><param DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/domestic-violence-cases http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/domestic-violence-cases/comments 2014-06-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/domestic-violence-cases <p> DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES&nbsp; - By William Rapson, Esq., Criminal Attorney with WELBORN SULLIVAN MECK &amp; TOOLEY, P.C.</p> <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Individuals in domestic situations &ndash; married or not &ndash; may find themselves in situations where they are tempted to call the police b North Dakota becomes final state with lawsuit challenging same-sex marriage ban http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/north-dakota-becomes-final-state-with-lawsuit-challenging-same-sex-marriage-ban http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/north-dakota-becomes-final-state-with-lawsuit-challenging-same-sex-marriage-ban/comments 2014-06-11T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/north-dakota-becomes-final-state-with-lawsuit-challenging-same-sex-marriage-ban <p> North Dakota becomes final state with lawsuit challenging same-sex marriage ban By Rob Barger June 10, 2014 |</p> <p> On June 6, seven couples filed a lawsuit against the same-sex marriage ban in North Dakota, making it the last of the 31 states with marriage bans to do so. North Dakota Att The Harris Law Firm Remembers Maya Angelou http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-remembers-maya-angelou http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-remembers-maya-angelou/comments 2014-05-28T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-remembers-maya-angelou <p> 1 of Maya Angelou&#39;s best quotes:</p> <p> &quot; One isn&#39;t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can&#39;t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest&quot;</p> Remembering Our Soldiers on Memorial Day, May 26, 2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-our-soldiers-on-memorial-day-may-26-2014 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-our-soldiers-on-memorial-day-may-26-2014/comments 2014-05-23T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/remembering-our-soldiers-on-memorial-day-may-26-2014 <p> MEMORIAL DAY is a time to remember and honor those who have given their lives in service of this great country. Please join us at The Harris Law Firm at 3 pm local time, Monday, May 26th, for a moment of silence and remembrance on this solemn day.<br /> <br /> Thank you.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Colorado Divorce: The Putative Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-putative-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-putative-marriage/comments 2014-05-21T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-the-putative-marriage <p> The Putative Marriage<br /> A putative marriage is a union that is entered into in good faith by one or both of the partners, and appears to be valid, but is not due to a technical reason. Such impediments can include a preexisting marriage of one of the partners. Unlike someone who has esta May 1st is Colorado Paralegals Day! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/may-1st-is-colorado-paralegals-day http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/may-1st-is-colorado-paralegals-day/comments 2014-05-02T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/may-1st-is-colorado-paralegals-day <p> Mayor Hancock has proclaimed May 1 to be Colorado Parlegals Day!</p> <p> The Harris Law Firm recognizes the importance of the work that the paralegals do for their lawyers and the clients,</p> <p> and thanks all Colorado paralegals for their dedication and their hard work!</p> April, 2014: More on the Future of Gay Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/april-2014-more-on-the-future-of-gay-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/april-2014-more-on-the-future-of-gay-marriage/comments 2014-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/april-2014-more-on-the-future-of-gay-marriage <p> On Monday night, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously denied a request for all 15 judges of the Court to hear Michigan&rsquo;s gay marriage case that was on appeal by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette. Attorney General Schuette has stated he has since filed Colorado Divorce and the Use of Social Media http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-use-of-social-media http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-use-of-social-media/comments 2014-04-30T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-the-use-of-social-media <p> It is important for divorcing couples to know that the information they post on Facebook, or other social media cites, could be used as evidence in their family law case. In 2010, more than 80 percent of attorneys surveyed by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers stated that it was becom Same-Sex Divorce and Civil Unions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-divorce-and-civil-unions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-divorce-and-civil-unions/comments 2014-04-17T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/same-sex-divorce-and-civil-unions <p> <br /> In the State of Colorado , same-sex couples who have obtained a civil union or same-sex marriage recognized in another state can now divorce under the same Colorado statute that is applied to dissolution&nbsp; of marriage cases for opposite sex marriages.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> Civil New Case Law Could Make the Engagement Ring a Parting Gift When No Marriage Takes Place http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-case-law-could-make-the-engagement-ring-a-parting-gift-when-no-marriage-takes-place http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-case-law-could-make-the-engagement-ring-a-parting-gift-when-no-marriage-takes-place/comments 2014-04-07T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-case-law-could-make-the-engagement-ring-a-parting-gift-when-no-marriage-takes-place <p> A man&#39;s recent decision to dump his future bride via text message has proven to be expensive. When Christa Clark replied, &quot;Your doing this through a text message????&quot;, the response she got from Louis Billittier Jr. was, &quot;Plus you get a $50,000 parting ring. Enough for a down The Harris Law Firm Following Controversy Regarding Same-Sex Marriage and GLBT Rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-following-controversy-regarding-same-sex-marriage-and-glbt-rights http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-following-controversy-regarding-same-sex-marriage-and-glbt-rights/comments 2014-04-01T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-following-controversy-regarding-same-sex-marriage-and-glbt-rights <p> On Friday, March 28th the U.S. District Court for Eastern Division of Michigan deemed the state&#39;s ban on same sex marriage unconstitutional. The following day, Michigan&#39;s Governor and the Attorney General filed stay with the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals regarding the marriage ban putti The Fight for Gay Marriage Continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-fight-for-gay-marriage-continues http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-fight-for-gay-marriage-continues/comments 2014-03-21T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-fight-for-gay-marriage-continues <p> The Fight for Gay Marriage Continues</p> <p> A U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman, a federal judge announced on Friday, March 21, 2014,&nbsp; that Michigan&rsquo;s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.</p> <p> Seventeen states and the District of Columbia issue licenses for same-sex Recovering from Your Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/recovering-from-your-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/recovering-from-your-divorce/comments 2014-03-10T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/recovering-from-your-divorce <table border="0" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="1"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <h3> A New Beginning</h3> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p> Take the time you need to heal, and allow yourself to regroup, and re-energize, as you embark on the process of recovery.</p> <p> The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce/comments 2014-02-25T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-financial-impact-of-a-colorado-divorce <p> <strong>The Financial Impact of a Colorado Divorce:</strong></p> <p> <br /> Divorce is not only an emotionally challenging experience, but it can be a financially difficult one, as well. If you are contemplating divorce, or have filed for the dissolution of marriage, it is important to ta MyRA Acccounts Encourage Individuals to Save for Retirement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/myra-acccounts-encourage-individuals-to-save-for-retirement http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/myra-acccounts-encourage-individuals-to-save-for-retirement/comments 2014-02-19T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/myra-acccounts-encourage-individuals-to-save-for-retirement <p> MyRA Acccounts Encourage Individuals to Save for Retirement<br /> A MyRA is a new U.S. Treasury Department sponsored savings bond that was introduced in January of 2014&nbsp; by the Obama Administration to encourage individuals to save for retirement. MyRA guarantees a return on investment w 2013 Taxes: Claiming a Child as a Dependent on Your Tax Return http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2013-taxes-claiming-a-child-as-a-dependent-on-your-tax-return http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2013-taxes-claiming-a-child-as-a-dependent-on-your-tax-return/comments 2014-02-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2013-taxes-claiming-a-child-as-a-dependent-on-your-tax-return <p> <br /> Qualifying Child<br /> <br /> To claim an exemption for your child, you must be able to answer &quot;yes&quot; to all of the following questions:<br /> &bull;Are they related to you? The child can be your son, daughter, stepchild, eligible foster child, brother, sister, half bro Colorado Family Law: Qualifying for In-State Tuition http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-qualifying-for-in-state-tuition http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-qualifying-for-in-state-tuition/comments 2014-02-14T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-family-law-qualifying-for-in-state-tuition <p> <br /> Qualifying for In-State Tuition in Colorado:<br /> <br /> Tuition for students who are non-residents can be significantly higher than tuition for Colorado residents. The difference in cost prompts many parents to ask how their child can qualify for in-state tuition.<br /> <br /> Expanding Rights for Same-Sex Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/expanding-rights-for-same-sex-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/expanding-rights-for-same-sex-couples/comments 2014-02-10T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/expanding-rights-for-same-sex-couples <p> Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday evening that the Justice Department will now follow a landmark Supreme Court ruling on same-sex spouses, which means they will no longer be compelled to testify against each other in civil and criminal cases.<br /> <br /> The policy changes m Colorado Annulment: Deadlines to File http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-annulment-deadlines-to-file http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-annulment-deadlines-to-file/comments 2014-02-05T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-annulment-deadlines-to-file <p> <u><strong>Deadlines to File for a Colorado Annulment (Declaration of Invalidity):</strong></u><br /> <br /> In the State of Colorado, a declaration of invalidity in must be filed within specific timeframes:</p> <ul> <li> <strong>Lack of capacity to consent, fraud, duress, jest/dare< Colorado State Minimum Wage vs Federal Minimum Wage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-state-minimum-wage-vs-federal-minimum-wage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-state-minimum-wage-vs-federal-minimum-wage/comments 2014-01-13T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-state-minimum-wage-vs-federal-minimum-wage <p> Colorado State Minimum Wage vs Federal Minimum Wage<br /> <br /> If an employee is covered by federal and Colorado state minimum wage laws, then the employer must pay the higher minimum wage. Federal minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour, which is lower than the Colorado state minimum w Colorado Divorce and Pet Custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody/comments 2013-12-17T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody <p> Colorado Divorce and Pet Custody<br /> <br /> December 17, 2013<br /> <br /> Note to couples who are about to marry or are about to divorce:</p> <p> Put language in your pre nuptial agreement, or your separation agreement, about who will retain the right to the family pet.<br /> < If You File for a Colorado Divorce, Who Will Retain Custody of the Family Pet? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce-who-will-retain-custody-of-the-family-pet http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce-who-will-retain-custody-of-the-family-pet/comments 2013-12-05T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-file-for-a-colorado-divorce-who-will-retain-custody-of-the-family-pet <p> Note to couples about to marry: Consider putting language in your pre nuptial agreement about pet custody!</p> <p> A pair of divorcing women are about to create a court battle over a miniature dachshund named Joey in what will be New York&rsquo;s first matrimonial pet-custody case.<br /> Colorado Divorce: Addressing Issues of Domestic Violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-addressing-issues-of-domestic-violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-addressing-issues-of-domestic-violence/comments 2013-11-07T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-addressing-issues-of-domestic-violence <p> Instances of domestic violence are too often a factor&nbsp; in Colorado family law cases. The media issues reports such&nbsp; incidents&nbsp; almost daily and victims come from a broad range of social stratification.&nbsp; Acccording to recent statistics from the National Coalition Against Dom Colorado Divorce: New Alimony Law Changes Landscape for Divorcing Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-new-alimony-law-changes-landscape-for-divorcing-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-new-alimony-law-changes-landscape-for-divorcing-couples/comments 2013-10-22T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-new-alimony-law-changes-landscape-for-divorcing-couples <p> New law changes alimony landscape for divorcing Colorado couples.</p> <p> Click here to read The Denver Post&#39;s&nbsp; front page article published on Sunday, Oct 20th:</p> <p> <u>http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_24340928/new-law-changes-alimony-landscape-divorcing-colorado-co Carrie Eckstein, Esq. of The Harris Law Firm is in the News! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/carrie-eckstein-esq-of-the-harris-law-firm-is-in-the-news http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/carrie-eckstein-esq-of-the-harris-law-firm-is-in-the-news/comments 2013-09-25T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/carrie-eckstein-esq-of-the-harris-law-firm-is-in-the-news <p> Carrie Eckstein, a family law attorney and a mediator with The Harris Law Firm, was featured on the cover of Law Week Colorado this week.</p> <p> <br /> In addition to being active in domestic relations law, Carrie also plays Australian football and is an active member of The Denver Lady Stephen Vertucci and The Harris Law Firm are Making a Difference in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-and-the-harris-law-firm-are-making-a-difference-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-and-the-harris-law-firm-are-making-a-difference-in-fort-collins/comments 2013-08-26T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-and-the-harris-law-firm-are-making-a-difference-in-fort-collins <p> Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, volunteered with the Fort Collins Peach Festival this past weekend.&nbsp; The Peach Festival was sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Fort Collins and had concerts, food stands, peach pie eating contests, peach margaritas, and oth COLORADO DIVORCE AND PET CUSTODY http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody/comments 2013-08-20T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-and-pet-custody <p> COLORADO DIVORCE AND PET CUSTODY<br /> <br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;When a couple separates, what happens to their pets? &nbsp;<br /> Many attorneys have heard the term &ldquo;pet custody,&rdquo; but what does that actually mean?&nbsp; Is it a lay term or a legal term?&nbsp; Unfortunately, Colorado Divorce: Tips to Coping with the Emotional Strain of Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-tips-to-coping-with-the-emotional-strain-of-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-tips-to-coping-with-the-emotional-strain-of-divorce/comments 2013-08-14T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-tips-to-coping-with-the-emotional-strain-of-divorce <p> Tips: Coping with Emotional Strain<br /> <br /> By Rev. Nathan Mesnikoff, Memorial Hospital<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> &bull;Be as patient and compassionate as you can with family, friends, and yourself.<br /> <br /> &nbsp;<br /> &bull;Spend time talking with good friends, clerg The Harris Law Firm - Helping High Net Worth Clients with Complex Legal Matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-helping-high-net-worth-clients-with-complex-legal-matters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-helping-high-net-worth-clients-with-complex-legal-matters/comments 2013-08-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-helping-high-net-worth-clients-with-complex-legal-matters <p> The Harris Law Firm has experienced family law attorneys who handle divorce and legal separation for clients with complex family law issues. For a private consultation with one of our senior lawyers, please call us at 303 299 9484 to arrange for a consultation in our Denver or Fort Collins off New Legislation Regarding Domestic Violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-legislation-regarding-domestic-violence http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-legislation-regarding-domestic-violence/comments 2013-08-09T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-legislation-regarding-domestic-violence <p> By Katy Ellis - Family Law Attorney with The Harris Law Firm</p> <p> On May 14, 2013, the Governor signed House Bill 13-1259, which incorporates additional language regarding domestic violence, child abuse, and neglect into existing statutes.&nbsp; The bill officially recognizes the right o Colorado Divorce: Do I Have Grounds to File? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-i-have-grounds-to-file http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-i-have-grounds-to-file/comments 2013-07-15T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-do-i-have-grounds-to-file <p> What are the Grounds to file for Divorce in the State of Colorado?<br /> <br /> Colorado is a&nbsp; &ldquo;no-fault&rdquo; state.</p> <p> This means courts will not consider either spouse&rsquo;s misconduct or fault</p> <p> (e.g., adultery, mental cruelty, neglect, emotional distance Sign Up Today to Receive Our Colorado Family Law E-Newsletter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-to-receive-our-colorado-family-law-e-newsletter http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-to-receive-our-colorado-family-law-e-newsletter/comments 2013-07-08T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-to-receive-our-colorado-family-law-e-newsletter <p> Receive our monthly Enews and get the</p> <p> latest updates regarding Colorado Family Law fromThe Harris Law Firm.<br /> <br /> As Colorado&#39;s Family Law Team, we also can keep you abreast of new legislation and/or&nbsp; proposed changes to current law.<br /> <br /> Email Heidi@ Sign Up Today for Our Colorado Family Law Newsletters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-for-our-colorado-family-law-newsletters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-for-our-colorado-family-law-newsletters/comments 2013-05-28T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sign-up-today-for-our-colorado-family-law-newsletters <p>Receive the latest updates regarding Colorado Family Law fromThe Harris Law Firm.</p> <p>As Colorado's Family Law Team, we also can keep you abreast of any new legislation and/or &nbsp;proposed changes to current law.</p> <p>Email <a href="mailto:Heidi@harrisfamilylaw.com">Heidi@harrisfamilylaw The New Colorado Civil Unions Law Now in Effect http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-new-colorado-civil-unions-law-now-in-effect http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-new-colorado-civil-unions-law-now-in-effect/comments 2013-05-01T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-new-colorado-civil-unions-law-now-in-effect <p>&nbsp;</p> <div>The new law legalizing civil unions in Colorado took effect at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, and Denver and Boulder began issuing licenses immediately.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Couples were ushered into the clerk&rsquo;s office where they filled out paperwork and received their cer Colorado Divorce: Valuation of the Marital Estate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-valuation-of-the-marital-estate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-valuation-of-the-marital-estate/comments 2013-04-23T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-valuation-of-the-marital-estate <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Asset Valuation:</span></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">The attorneys at The Harris Law Firm have considerable experience&nbsp;when dealing Protecting Your Family and Your Future http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-family-and-your-future http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-family-and-your-future/comments 2013-03-29T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-family-and-your-future <p>Life Insurance and Annuities:</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Life Insurance</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">As&nbsp;the breadwinner&nbsp;of your family, your annual&nbsp;income&nbsp;impacts your loved ones&nbsp;on a&nbsp;daily basis.&n Ryann Peyton, Esq. Comments on the Colorado Civil Unions Act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-comments-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-comments-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-act/comments 2013-03-25T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-esq-comments-on-the-colorado-civil-unions-act http://www.lawweekonline.com/section/hearsay/ Hear her on Law Week by clicking the link above! Residency Requirements for Same Sex Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/residency-requirements-for-same-sex-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/residency-requirements-for-same-sex-divorce/comments 2013-03-21T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/residency-requirements-for-same-sex-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">Although Colorado now recognizes civil unions, the state still does not recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. As a result, Colorado courts do not have jurisdiction to dissolve same-sex mar Colorado's New Civil Unions Act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-new-civil-unions-act http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-new-civil-unions-act/comments 2013-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-s-new-civil-unions-act <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">March 12, 2013:</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The Colorado House of Representatives voted to send the Colorado Civil Unions Act to Governor Hickenlooper for signature. Civil Unions will become a The Harris Law Firm: Celebrating 20 Years of Service to the Community! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-celebrating-20-years-of-service-to-the-community http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-celebrating-20-years-of-service-to-the-community/comments 2013-03-01T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-celebrating-20-years-of-service-to-the-community <p>The Harris Law Firm is&nbsp;&quot;Colorado's Family Law Team&quot;, and was founded by Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner, in&nbsp;1993. With offices in Denver and Fort Collins, the firm is the Colorado's largest family law firm. With 19 lawyers, the firm handles legal matters regarding Two Common Legal Mistakes of Same-Sex Couples When Combining Households http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-common-legal-mistakes-of-same-sex-couples-when-combining-households http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-common-legal-mistakes-of-same-sex-couples-when-combining-households/comments 2013-02-19T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/two-common-legal-mistakes-of-same-sex-couples-when-combining-households <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center">Two Common Legal Mistakes of Same-Sex Couples When Combining Households</div> <div style="text-align: justify; margin: 0in 0in 10pt">When any couple enters a long term relationship, each party brings with them their A testimonial from one of our clients: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-testimonial-from-one-of-our-clients http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-testimonial-from-one-of-our-clients/comments 2013-02-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-testimonial-from-one-of-our-clients <p>A testimonial from one of our clients:</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt; background: white"><span style="color: black">I've been very impressed with Harris Family Law through this whole process. I'm big into giving good reviews, kudos, accolades, etc when warranted and I will do such for Harr Can Pot Smoking Parents Lose Parenting Time? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-pot-smoking-parents-lose-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-pot-smoking-parents-lose-parenting-time/comments 2013-01-30T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-pot-smoking-parents-lose-parenting-time <p>&nbsp;<span style="color: #1f497d">In a Colorado divorce case in 2010,</span>&nbsp; <span style="color: #1f497d">the&nbsp;parties&nbsp;court-ordered parenting plan required that the father's parenting time be </span></p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;<span style="color: #1f497d">supervi What is an Equitable Distribution of Marital Property? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-equitable-distribution-of-marital-property http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-equitable-distribution-of-marital-property/comments 2013-01-22T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-is-an-equitable-distribution-of-marital-property <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: auto 0in"><b><font size="6"><span style="font-size: 12pt">What is an Equitable Distribution of Marital Property?</span></font></b></div> <div style="margin: auto 0in">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 12pt">Beca NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick Files for Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nascar-driver-danica-patrick-files-for-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nascar-driver-danica-patrick-files-for-divorce/comments 2013-01-15T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/nascar-driver-danica-patrick-files-for-divorce <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: #ffffff; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p>NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, announced on her Facebook page in November th Does the Non-Bio Mom Have Rights in a Same-Sex Relationship? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-the-non-bio-mom-have-rights-in-a-same-sex-relationship http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-the-non-bio-mom-have-rights-in-a-same-sex-relationship/comments 2013-01-13T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/does-the-non-bio-mom-have-rights-in-a-same-sex-relationship <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: black; font-size: 10.5pt">In order for the non-biological parent to have any standing to seek parental rights, the first thing that needs to happen is that Father's rights need to be terminated. It is simply not enough to have a con Happy Holidays from The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-12-24T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm <h3 style="text-align: center">From all of us to all of you,</h3> <h3 style="text-align: center"><em>Colorado's Family Law Team </em></h3> <h3 style="text-align: center">would like to extend our best wishes to everyone for a</h3> <h3 style="text-align: center">happy holiday season</h3> <h3 style Colorado Divorce: Think Twice Before Attempting to Spy on Your Soon to be Ex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-think-twice-before-attempting-to-spy-on-your-soon-to-be-ex http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-think-twice-before-attempting-to-spy-on-your-soon-to-be-ex/comments 2012-12-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-think-twice-before-attempting-to-spy-on-your-soon-to-be-ex <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Electronic spying in Family Law Cases&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">The advent of cheap and easily available devices to spy on your ex, or soon ex-to-be, makes it easy to do so.&nbsp;But tread cautiously.&nbsp; Dynasty Trusts and Implications for Divorcing Spouses http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dynasty-trusts-and-implications-for-divorcing-spouses http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dynasty-trusts-and-implications-for-divorcing-spouses/comments 2012-12-13T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/dynasty-trusts-and-implications-for-divorcing-spouses <p align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p><font size="3">Dynasty Trusts and Implications for Divorcing Spouses </font><b><font size="3" face="Georgia,Georgia"><font size="3" face="Georgia,Georgia"> <p>What Is a Dynasty Trust?</p> </font></font><font size="3"> <p>Briefly, a dynasty trust is a technique desig Happy Holidays From The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-11-21T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-from-the-harris-law-firm <p>To each of you, from&nbsp; all of us at The Harris Law Firm, all the best for a lovely holiday season and a Happy Thanksgiving!</p> <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color: navy; font-size: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor The Harris Law Firm Welcomes Robert Pomper http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-robert-pomper http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-robert-pomper/comments 2012-11-14T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-welcomes-robert-pomper <p>The Harris Law Firm is pleased to announce that Robert Pomper has joined the firm as a Senior Associate. Mr. Pomper has over 20 years of experience as a family law attorney and will be practicing domestic relations law in the firm's Denver office.</p> The Harris Law Firm Wishes You a Happy Holiday Season! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-wishes-you-a-happy-holiday-season http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-wishes-you-a-happy-holiday-season/comments 2012-11-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-wishes-you-a-happy-holiday-season <p>The Harris Law Firm wishes you a bountiful Thanksgiving, a joyous holiday season, and a very happy new year!</p> <p><a href="http://www.holidaygreetingsfromharrisfamilylaw.com" target="_blank"><img width="518" height="588" border="0" alt="" src="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/enewsletter/images/ November is National Adoption Month! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/november-is-national-adoption-month http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/november-is-national-adoption-month/comments 2012-11-07T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/november-is-national-adoption-month <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: justify; line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Adoptions Assisted by The Harris Law Firm</div> <div style="text-align: justify; line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">November is National Adoption Month!</div> <div style="text-align: jus Attorney with The Harris Law Firm, plays Australian Football for the Denver Bulldogs. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-plays-australian-football-for-the-denver-bulldogs http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-plays-australian-football-for-the-denver-bulldogs/comments 2012-10-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-with-the-harris-law-firm-plays-australian-football-for-the-denver-bulldogs <p>Carrie Eckstein, an associate attorney with The Harris Law Firm, plays Australian Football for the Denver Bulldogs.</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The Bulldogs are a women&rsquo;s team in the United States and over the weekend, they played the Australian Rules Football Championships in Mas The Larimer County Bar Association and The Harris Law Firm Invites You: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-larimer-county-bar-association-and-the-harris-law-firm-invites-you http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-larimer-county-bar-association-and-the-harris-law-firm-invites-you/comments 2012-09-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-larimer-county-bar-association-and-the-harris-law-firm-invites-you <p style="text-align: center">The Larimer County Bar Association</p> <p style="text-align: center"><strong>PROFESSIONALISM COMMITTEE AND<br /> YOUNG LAWYER DIVISION INVITE&nbsp;LAWYERS IN FORT COLLINS&nbsp;TO CELEBRATE:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: center">At one or more Friday Morning Soci Colorado Divorce: Mediation is an affordable alternative to litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-an-affordable-alternative-to-litigation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-an-affordable-alternative-to-litigation/comments 2012-08-28T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-mediation-is-an-affordable-alternative-to-litigation <p>If you are filing for the dissolution of marriage and prefer not to hire attorneys to represent you, think about mediation as an alternative to litigation. The Harris Law Firm has three mediators at the firm: Margaret Walker, Carrie Eckstein, and Kevin Massaro. Our mediators work with their clien Colorado Divorce Vs Annulment or "Declaration of Invalidity" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-vs-annulment-or-declaration-of-invalidity http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-vs-annulment-or-declaration-of-invalidity/comments 2012-08-21T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-vs-annulment-or-declaration-of-invalidity <p><img class="left size-full wp-image-1553" title="Peggy Walker" alt="Peggy Walker" width="95" height="132" src="/images/blog/Peggy-Walker5.jpg" />Annuling a&nbsp;marriage based on the length of time one has been married&nbsp;depends on the reason for the invalidity.&nbsp; The Colorado&nbsp;statute Colorado Divorce: Family Law Matter in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado/comments 2012-07-30T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-family-law-matter-in-northern-colorado <p> Call The Harris Law Firm to schedule an appointment with a family law attorney in our Fort Collins office. Our new Fort Collins office is located at 1220 South College Avenue in Suite 200. <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/biography-stephen-vertucci" target="_self">Stephen Vertucci</a> i 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 Misc 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 The Harris Law Firm Presents an Ethics CLE in Larimer County http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-presents-an-ethics-cle-in-larimer-county http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-presents-an-ethics-cle-in-larimer-county/comments 2012-07-16T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-presents-an-ethics-cle-in-larimer-county <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="color: #1f497d">Who: The Harris Law Firm and the Larimer County Bar Association</span></b></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="color: #1f497d">What</span></b><span style="color: #1f497d">: Ethics CLE and Reception </ This New Book is the Perfect Gift from Moms to Daughters! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-the-perfect-gift-from-moms-to-daughters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-the-perfect-gift-from-moms-to-daughters/comments 2012-07-13T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/this-new-book-is-the-perfect-gift-from-moms-to-daughters <p>&quot;Wisdom and Recipes&quot; is a&nbsp;new book for mothers and daughters by Colorado author Heidi Culbertson.&nbsp;This volume&nbsp;is a must read new book for young women who are starting to grow up and become more independent. Written for women, and specifically for mothers and daughters, th The Harris Law Firm Adds New Online Chat Feature to the Website! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-adds-new-online-chat-feature-to-the-website http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-adds-new-online-chat-feature-to-the-website/comments 2012-07-10T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-adds-new-online-chat-feature-to-the-website <p>Go to <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">www.harrisfamilylaw.com</a>, and access our online chat feature to discuss your Colorado family law matter!</p> <p>You can also give us a call to arrange for a consultation with one of our lawyers: 303 299 9484</p> Parental Consent Not Required for a Non-Parent to Petition for APR http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-consent-not-required-for-a-non-parent-to-petition-for-apr http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-consent-not-required-for-a-non-parent-to-petition-for-apr/comments 2012-06-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parental-consent-not-required-for-a-non-parent-to-petition-for-apr <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 10pt" align="center"><i>In Re B.B.O</i>., 2012 CO. 40 No. 10SC623</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">On May 29, 2012, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its ruling in the matter of &ldquo;In the Interest of Child: B.B.O.&rdquo;&nbsp LGBT Families: Please join us for a free panel discussion on May 10th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lgbt-families-please-join-us-for-a-free-panel-discussion-on-may-10th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lgbt-families-please-join-us-for-a-free-panel-discussion-on-may-10th/comments 2012-04-19T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/lgbt-families-please-join-us-for-a-free-panel-discussion-on-may-10th <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><i><span style="color: black; font-size: 14pt">Strategies for LGBT Individuals, Couples, and Families</span></i></div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0i The AARP Bulletin Recognizes Beth Wilkins, a Paralegal at The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-aarp-bulletin-recognizes-beth-wilkins-a-paralegal-at-the-harris-law-firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-aarp-bulletin-recognizes-beth-wilkins-a-paralegal-at-the-harris-law-firm/comments 2012-04-17T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-aarp-bulletin-recognizes-beth-wilkins-a-paralegal-at-the-harris-law-firm <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="font-size: 12pt">Beth Wilkins, a paralegal with The Harris Law Firm, is an active volunteer with Wills on Wheels. The organization is a volunteer committee of paralegals and attorneys throughout the Denver area.</span Colorado Divorce: Are we common law married? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-we-common-law-married http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-we-common-law-married/comments 2012-03-28T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-are-we-common-law-married <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 11pt">A:<span style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </span>There are no clean-cut designations that determine whether someone is common law married or not. All that needs to be shown is that the two of you in Colorado Divorce: Being calm, rational, and organized is the best way to prepare. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-being-calm-rational-and-organized-is-the-best-way-to-prepare http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-being-calm-rational-and-organized-is-the-best-way-to-prepare/comments 2012-03-27T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-being-calm-rational-and-organized-is-the-best-way-to-prepare <div id="leftRail" class="fleft clearfix article"> <div class="body contains_vestpocket"> <p>For most people, the experience of divorce is a highly emotional one, and the accompanying feelings of anxiety and stress can be overwhelming. When&nbsp;our emotional states become&nbsp;erratic , our judge Ryann Peyton Elected VP of the GLBT Bar Association for 2012 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-elected-vp-of-the-glbt-bar-association-for-2012 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-elected-vp-of-the-glbt-bar-association-for-2012/comments 2012-02-06T07:27:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-elected-vp-of-the-glbt-bar-association-for-2012 <h5><span style="font-size: 11pt">Ryann Peyton, an&nbsp;associate attorney at The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;has been elected as&nbsp;the VP/ President Elect of the GLBT bar association for 2012.</span></h5> <h5>She will <span style="font-size: 11pt">automatically become president in 2013.</span></h5> < Can I retain my health insurance benefits on my spouse's plan aftera Colorado divorce? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-retain-my-health-insurance-benefits-on-my-spouse-s-plan-aftera-colorado-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-retain-my-health-insurance-benefits-on-my-spouse-s-plan-aftera-colorado-divorce/comments 2012-01-20T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-i-retain-my-health-insurance-benefits-on-my-spouse-s-plan-aftera-colorado-divorce <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">In Colorado, a&nbsp;Legal Separation and a Divorce are accomplished by the same process.&nbsp; The only difference is at the end of the Legal Separation you are not free to remarry.&nbsp; In a Legal Separat Is My Ex Entitled to the Tax Benefit if He Did Not His Pay Child Support in 2011? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-my-ex-entitled-to-the-tax-benefit-if-he-did-not-his-pay-child-support-in-2011 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-my-ex-entitled-to-the-tax-benefit-if-he-did-not-his-pay-child-support-in-2011/comments 2012-01-16T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-my-ex-entitled-to-the-tax-benefit-if-he-did-not-his-pay-child-support-in-2011 <p> <table style="width: 100%" border="0" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="0" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="border-bottom: #d4d0c8; border-left: #d4d0c8; padding-bottom: 3pt; background-color: transparent; padding-left: 3pt; padding-right: 3pt; border-top: #d4d0c8; bo The Harris Law Firm and The Road To Hope Continues Its Dedication to the Children of Haiti http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-road-to-hope-continues-its-dedication-to-the-children-of-haiti http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-road-to-hope-continues-its-dedication-to-the-children-of-haiti/comments 2012-01-13T07:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-and-the-road-to-hope-continues-its-dedication-to-the-children-of-haiti <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><b><span style="font-size: 10pt">In remembrance of the 2-year anniversary of the Haiti quake, Rich Harris of The Harris Law Firm remains dedicated to <i>The Road to Hope</i></span></b><span style="font-size: 10pt">.</ What are my rights as a legal guardian? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-as-a-legal-guardian http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-as-a-legal-guardian/comments 2012-01-10T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/what-are-my-rights-as-a-legal-guardian <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in"><b>&sect; 15-14-201. Appointment and Status of Guardian </b></div> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in">A person becomes a guardian of a minor by appointment by a parent or guardian by will or written instrument or upon appointment by the court. The <span style=" If you are married to a narcissist: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-married-to-a-narcissist http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-married-to-a-narcissist/comments 2012-01-05T11:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/if-you-are-married-to-a-narcissist <div class="page-title"><span class="submitted">Published on February 7, 2011 by <a title="View Bio" href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/experts/karyl-mcbride-phd" jquery1325792394146="128">Karyl McBride, Ph.D.</a> in <a href="http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-legacy-distorted-love" jquery132 Colorado Divorce: Accessing Your Divorce Records http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-accessing-your-divorce-records http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-accessing-your-divorce-records/comments 2011-12-31T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-accessing-your-divorce-records <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 12pt">The Office of the State Registrar of Vital Statistics operates a web site where the general public may access information regarding marriages and divorces.&nbsp;Colorado treats these records as confident A Great Holiday Gift for Mothers and Daughters! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-great-holiday-gift-for-mothers-and-daughters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-great-holiday-gift-for-mothers-and-daughters/comments 2011-12-19T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/a-great-holiday-gift-for-mothers-and-daughters <p>&quot;Wisdom and Recipes&quot; is a&nbsp;new book for mothers and daughters by Colorado author Heidi Culbertson.&nbsp;This volume&nbsp;is a must read new book for young women who are starting to grow up and become more independent. Written for women, and specifically for mothers and daughters, th Divorce Lawyer, Stephen Vertucci, Esq., a Volunteer with Meals on Wheels in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-stephen-vertucci-esq-a-volunteer-with-meals-on-wheels-in-fort-collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-stephen-vertucci-esq-a-volunteer-with-meals-on-wheels-in-fort-collins/comments 2011-11-10T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-stephen-vertucci-esq-a-volunteer-with-meals-on-wheels-in-fort-collins <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, is a proud Meals on Wheels volunteer in Fort Collins through his involvement with the Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Club.&nbsp; Stephen recently delivered meals to eight Fort Collins residents who hav Divorce Lawyer Carla Scarpone Named "Up and Coming Attorney for 2012"! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-carla-scarpone-named-up-and-coming-attorney-for-2012 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-carla-scarpone-named-up-and-coming-attorney-for-2012/comments 2011-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/divorce-lawyer-carla-scarpone-named-up-and-coming-attorney-for-2012 <p> Carla Scarpone Named &quot;Up and Coming Attorney for 2012&quot; by Law Week Colorado!</p> <p> The Harris Law Firm congratulates Carla on receving this honor!</p> <p> &nbsp;If you have a family law matter in the State of Colorado and want to meet with Carla Scarpone, Esq., you can schedu Stephen Vertucci Presents Rotary Award to Police Officer Carrie Wills http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-presents-rotary-award-to-police-officer-carrie-wills http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-presents-rotary-award-to-police-officer-carrie-wills/comments 2011-11-03T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-presents-rotary-award-to-police-officer-carrie-wills <p>Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, presented the Rotary Emergency Services Award to Fort Collins Police Office Carrie Wills this week.&nbsp; The award, created to recognize outstanding service by a Fort Collins or Larimer County Police Officer, Sherriff&rsquo;s Deputy, Fire Fight Ryann Peyton on Board of Directors for the Colorado GLBT Bar Association http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-on-board-of-directors-for-the-colorado-glbt-bar-association http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-on-board-of-directors-for-the-colorado-glbt-bar-association/comments 2011-10-27T12:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/ryann-peyton-on-board-of-directors-for-the-colorado-glbt-bar-association <p>Ryann Peyton, a family&nbsp;law&nbsp;attorney at The Harris Law Firm, and the recipient of the Up and Coming Lawyers award from Law Week Colorado in 2011, handles the firm's family law cases for the GLBT community. If you would like to schedule a consultation with Ryann Peyton to discuss a domest Colorado Divorce: Broken Hearts, Pricey Jewelry, and Getting Engaged in Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-broken-hearts-pricey-jewelry-and-getting-engaged-in-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-broken-hearts-pricey-jewelry-and-getting-engaged-in-colorado/comments 2011-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-broken-hearts-pricey-jewelry-and-getting-engaged-in-colorado <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">Are Diamonds Really Forever?</span></b></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><span style="color: #1f497d; font-size: 11pt">The giving of an engagement ri New Book is a Great Gift Idea for Mothers and Daughters! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-is-a-great-gift-idea-for-mothers-and-daughters http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-is-a-great-gift-idea-for-mothers-and-daughters/comments 2011-08-25T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-book-is-a-great-gift-idea-for-mothers-and-daughters <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p jquery1311281728466="73" itxtharvested="0" itxtnodeid="155">&quot;Wisdo Senate to Hold Initial Hearing on Equal Rights for Same Sex Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/senate-to-hold-initial-hearing-on-equal-rights-for-same-sex-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/senate-to-hold-initial-hearing-on-equal-rights-for-same-sex-couples/comments 2011-07-21T11:02:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/senate-to-hold-initial-hearing-on-equal-rights-for-same-sex-couples <p>The federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is the agency that currently denies federal recognition and benefits to same-sex married couples.</p> <p>The Obama Administration says that it will support legislation to repeal DOMA and&nbsp;replace it with&nbsp;the <a href="http://feinstein.senate.gov Breaking up is hard to do....but it may also be impossible. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do-but-it-may-also-be-impossible http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do-but-it-may-also-be-impossible/comments 2011-07-20T03:01:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/breaking-up-is-hard-to-do-but-it-may-also-be-impossible <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 9pt">As&nbsp;almost 8,000&nbsp;of couples in the GLBT community&nbsp;plan their upcoming weddings in the State of&nbsp;New York, many other couples&nbsp;are in a quandary regarding their right to divorce.</span></p> < Colorado Divorce: Appearing in Court Via Skype http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-appearing-in-court-via-skype http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-appearing-in-court-via-skype/comments 2011-07-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-appearing-in-court-via-skype <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoPlainText"><font size="3" face="Consolas">Yesterday, Margaret Walker, a Senior&nbsp;Attorney with&nbsp;The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;had a permanent orders hearing in Judge Stern's courtroom in Denver.&nbsp;&nbsp;Her client was out of state and appeared&nbsp;via S 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 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/when-can-a-child-decide-on-parenting-time <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">In the State?of Colorado, there is no statute that references a specific age at which a child can determine the parent with whom they wish to live. A parent?can file a motion with the Court requesting a modification to the parenting agreement, in which The Common-Law Check List http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-common-law-check-list http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-common-law-check-list/comments 2011-07-14T03:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-common-law-check-list <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Common Law Checklist:</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <ul> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <li>Joint tax returns</li> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <li>Beneficiary on insurance</li> <p>& To Marry or Not to Marry? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-marry-or-not-to-marry http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-marry-or-not-to-marry/comments 2011-07-05T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/to-marry-or-not-to-marry <p>More than 2 million couples in the US&nbsp;will marry in 2011, but recent U.S. Census Bureau stats&nbsp;show&nbsp;that&nbsp;fewer than half of the households in the United States are currently comprised of married couples. In the past decade, the number of unmarried couples increased 25 percent a McCourt's Divorce Leads the LA Dodgers to File for Bankruptcy in Delaware http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mccourt-s-divorce-leads-the-la-dodgers-to-file-for-bankruptcy-in-delaware http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mccourt-s-divorce-leads-the-la-dodgers-to-file-for-bankruptcy-in-delaware/comments 2011-06-27T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mccourt-s-divorce-leads-the-la-dodgers-to-file-for-bankruptcy-in-delaware <p itxtnodeid="482" itxtharvested="0">LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy protection in a Delaware court Monday, blaming the refusal of Major League Baseball to approve a multibillion-dollar TV deal that owner Frank McCourt was counting on to keep the troubled team afloat The Harris Law Firm Accepts "Above and Beyond" Award for Pro Bono Work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-accepts-above-and-beyond-award-for-pro-bono-work http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-accepts-above-and-beyond-award-for-pro-bono-work/comments 2011-06-24T08:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-accepts-above-and-beyond-award-for-pro-bono-work <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">The Harris Law Firm has received the &ldquo;Above &amp; Join The Harris Law Firm at Pride Fest Colorado! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-the-harris-law-firm-at-pride-fest-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-the-harris-law-firm-at-pride-fest-colorado/comments 2011-06-16T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/join-the-harris-law-firm-at-pride-fest-colorado <p>The 2011 Pride Fest Colorado will celebrate diversity this weekend, June 18 and 19 at Civic Center Park in downtown Denver.</p> <p>Come to booth #L - 8 and talk with attorney Ryann Peyton about <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/non-traditional-family-law">GLBT family law matters</a> and si Can Your Marriage be Saved After an Affair? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-marriage-be-saved-after-an-affair http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-marriage-be-saved-after-an-affair/comments 2011-06-15T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/can-your-marriage-be-saved-after-an-affair <p>W<span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 9pt">hile&nbsp;it is&nbsp;entirely possible to have a relationship thrive after an instance of&nbsp;marital infidelity, it is&nbsp;not easy. If you are trying to save your marriage after you have had an affair, you have to prioritize&nbsp;your&nbsp;rela HFL Partner Stephen Vertucci Raises Funds for Needy Families http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hfl-partner-stephen-vertucci-raises-funds-for-needy-families http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hfl-partner-stephen-vertucci-raises-funds-for-needy-families/comments 2011-05-31T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hfl-partner-stephen-vertucci-raises-funds-for-needy-families <p>O<span style="font-size: 9.5pt">ver the Memorial Day Weekend, Stephen Vertucci of <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">The Harris Law Firm</a> volunteered with the Rotary Breakfast Club of Fort Collins to solicit donations of baby food and diapers from customers outside various Fort Collins g Hollywood Couples Question the Institution of Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hollywood-couples-question-the-institution-of-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hollywood-couples-question-the-institution-of-marriage/comments 2011-05-27T08:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/hollywood-couples-question-the-institution-of-marriage <div style="display: block" id="sfajax_slide_caption_26609" class="sfajax_slideshow_poll_just_caption ">Penelope Cruz and hubby Javier Bardem--whom she married in July 2010--<a href="http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/news/celebrity/514089/penelope-cruz-and-javier-bardem-welcome-a-baby-boy.html" target="_ Bill would ban parents from having sex at home while getting divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bill-would-ban-parents-from-having-sex-at-home-while-getting-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bill-would-ban-parents-from-having-sex-at-home-while-getting-divorce/comments 2011-05-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/bill-would-ban-parents-from-having-sex-at-home-while-getting-divorce <p>Updated: Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 8:47 AM EDT<br /> Published : Monday, 16 May 2011, 6:16 AM EDT</p> <p>BOSTON (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - A new bill in Massachusettes would ban parents from engaging in sexual relationships within the home until their divorces are final.</p> <p>The bill is mea Sir Paul McCartney to Marry Wife #3! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sir-paul-mccartney-to-marry-wife-3 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sir-paul-mccartney-to-marry-wife-3/comments 2011-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sir-paul-mccartney-to-marry-wife-3 <p>Sir Paul McCartney, 68,&nbsp;and his girlfriend of four years, New York businesswoman Nancy Shevell, 51,are engaged to be married. The&nbsp;rock and roll&nbsp;legend started dating Shevell in the Hamptons during the summer of 2007. This will be McCartney's third marriage. He married Linda McCartn Stephen Vertucci Supports Rotary Read http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supports-rotary-read http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supports-rotary-read/comments 2011-04-25T08:01:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-supports-rotary-read <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Attorney Stephen Vertucci, managing partner of&nbsp;The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, is a member of Rotary Read, a committee focused on promoting literacy in Fort Collins elementary students.&nbsp; Each year, the committee raises funds to sponsor a Charlie Sheen Should Have Supervised Parenting Time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-should-have-supervised-parenting-time http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-should-have-supervised-parenting-time/comments 2011-04-21T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/charlie-sheen-should-have-supervised-parenting-time <p>It was no surprise to anyone that actor Charlie Sheen&nbsp;was unsuccessful in his attempt to obtain&nbsp;full custody of his twin boys,&nbsp;Bob and Max.&nbsp;In the Los Angeles courtroom this week, the judge was unimpressed when Sheen had bragged about the magnitude of&nbsp;his former drug use. The Harris Law Firm Supports the Fort Collins Running Club http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-fort-collins-running-club http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-fort-collins-running-club/comments 2011-04-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-law-firm-supports-the-fort-collins-running-club <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/">Family Law Attorney</a> Elizabeth Howard and Allie Shearer of The Harris Law Firm, (Located in Denver and Fort Collins), supported the Fort Collins Running Club on Sunday by&nbsp;competing in&nbsp;the annual Horse Tooth Half Marathon!</p> <p>The Horsetoo Pick Up a Copy of the May Issue of HERLIFE Magazine http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/pick-up-a-copy-of-the-may-issue-of-herlife-magazine http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/pick-up-a-copy-of-the-may-issue-of-herlife-magazine/comments 2011-04-07T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/pick-up-a-copy-of-the-may-issue-of-herlife-magazine <p>Pick up a copy of the May issue of Her Life Magazine! Kathy Sabine, the Weather-Woman from 9 News will be on the cover, and Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm will be featured in the same issue!</p> Is Divorce Different When There are $Millions to Divide? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-different-when-there-are-millions-to-divide http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-different-when-there-are-millions-to-divide/comments 2011-04-01T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-divorce-different-when-there-are-millions-to-divide <div style="border-bottom: medium none; text-align: left; border-left: medium none; background-color: transparent; color: #000000; overflow: hidden; border-top: medium none; border-right: medium none; text-decoration: none"> <p><strong>Is Divorce Different When There are $Millions to Divide?</stron Parents of Twins More Likely to Get Divorced http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-twins-more-likely-to-get-divorced http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-twins-more-likely-to-get-divorced/comments 2011-03-31T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/parents-of-twins-more-likely-to-get-divorced <div _yuid="yui_3_1_1_4_130158291407511" class="yn-story-content"> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters Health) &ndash; Parents of twins may be slightly more likely to get divorced than parents without twins, according to a new study.</p> <p>The findings &quot;are not surprising, given the stresses that caring fo Colorado Civil Unions Bill for Gay Couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-civil-unions-bill-for-gay-couples http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-civil-unions-bill-for-gay-couples/comments 2011-03-14T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-civil-unions-bill-for-gay-couples <p>The Judiciary committee of the Colorado Senate approved a bill on Monday that would grant homosexual couples many of the same rights currently reserved for married heterosexual couples.</p> <p>Senate Bill 172, sponsored by Denver Democrat Pat Steadman, would &quot;authorize any 2 unmarried adult Colorado Divorce: Ask a Marriage Counselor a Question Via from the HFL Website! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-ask-a-marriage-counselor-a-question-via-from-the-hfl-website http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-ask-a-marriage-counselor-a-question-via-from-the-hfl-website/comments 2011-03-11T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/colorado-divorce-ask-a-marriage-counselor-a-question-via-from-the-hfl-website <p>Ask a marriage counselor a question via our website and receive an answer in 48 hours!</p> <p>Just click on the email form on the upper right hand side of our website!</p> Blue Valentine: Marriage on the Rocks http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/blue-valentine-marriage-on-the-rocks http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/blue-valentine-marriage-on-the-rocks/comments 2011-02-04T08:25:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/blue-valentine-marriage-on-the-rocks <p>Go see the Oscar nomtinated film <em>Blue Valentine,&nbsp;a</em>&nbsp;film that centers on a contemporary married couple, and charts the evolution of their relationship&nbsp;over a span of years.</p> <p>The essence of the film is straightforward; don't give up on marriage, but be smart about who Eva Longoria and Tony Parker Have Ended their Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-have-ended-their-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-have-ended-their-marriage/comments 2011-01-31T09:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-have-ended-their-marriage <p><a title="Eva Longoria" href="http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/Eva+Longoria"><font color="#015fb6">Eva Longoria</font></a>, 35,&nbsp;and <a title="Tony Parker" href="http://www.nydailynews.com/topics/Tony+Parker"><font color="#015fb6">Tony Parker</font></a>, 28, who married in 2007, quietly ende Need Marital Advice? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/need-marital-advice http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/need-marital-advice/comments 2011-01-20T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/need-marital-advice <div class="explanatory"><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Researchers at Brigham Young University offer an extensive online marital assessment, called Relate, for couples and individuals. The detailed questionnaire, at www.relate-institute.org, takes about 35 minutes to complete and gener Kelsey Grammer Will Divide Marital Assets that Exceed $100 Million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kelsey-grammer-will-divide-marital-assets-that-exceed-100-million http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kelsey-grammer-will-divide-marital-assets-that-exceed-100-million/comments 2011-01-05T09:23:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/kelsey-grammer-will-divide-marital-assets-that-exceed-100-million <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Former Fraser star, Kelsey Grammer wants his pending divorce from third wife Camille Grammer to be finalized as soon as possible, but the divorce will cost him a bundle.</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Grammer has asked the California court that the diss 2010 Celebrity Divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-celebrity-divorces http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-celebrity-divorces/comments 2010-12-28T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/2010-celebrity-divorces <p><font size="2" face="Arial"><font size="2" face="Arial"><font size="2" face="Arial"><font size="2" face="Arial"><span lang="EN">Award winning actress Sandra Bullock divorced husband Jesse James in 2010. They have no children together, but&nbsp;Bullock adopted a little boy from New Orleans.&nbsp;S Happy Holidays Everyone! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-everyone http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-everyone/comments 2010-12-23T14:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/happy-holidays-everyone <p>All of us at The Harris Law Firm wish you a very happy holiday season!</p> Attorney John Tatlock Presents Special Program to Holme Roberts and Owens http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-john-tatlock-presents-special-program-to-holme-roberts-and-owens http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-john-tatlock-presents-special-program-to-holme-roberts-and-owens/comments 2010-12-14T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/attorney-john-tatlock-presents-special-program-to-holme-roberts-and-owens <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>On December 13th, 2010, Colorado family law attorney John Tatlock, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm , P.C.,&nbsp;delivered a presentation&nbsp;to the litigation practice group&nbsp;at Holme Roberts and Owens on the practice and procedure for obtaining binding deposition testi Stephen Vertucci, Esq. Teaches Ethics Class to Fort Collins Students http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-esq-teaches-ethics-class-to-fort-collins-students http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-esq-teaches-ethics-class-to-fort-collins-students/comments 2010-11-29T10:02:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/stephen-vertucci-esq-teaches-ethics-class-to-fort-collins-students <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, was the chairman of a committee that provided a three day &ldquo;Ethics in the Workplace&rdquo; exercise for over 400 Fort Collins area high school students.&nbsp; The program was spon Mediation and Collaborative Law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-collaborative-law http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-collaborative-law/comments 2010-11-24T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mediation-and-collaborative-law <p><span style="font-size: 9pt">On November 4th, at the Colorado Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference, Margaret Walker, a family law attorney and mediator with The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;, discussed&nbsp;Collaborative law and the divorce process&nbsp;.&nbsp; Her presentation, &quot; A Marriage Ma Eva Longoria and Tony Parker File for Divorce, but what State has Jurisdiction? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-file-for-divorce-but-what-state-has-jurisdiction http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-file-for-divorce-but-what-state-has-jurisdiction/comments 2010-11-23T14:21:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/eva-longoria-and-tony-parker-file-for-divorce-but-what-state-has-jurisdiction <p><font face="arial">Eva Longoria and Tony Parker have filed for divorce, but Tony filed in Texas after Eva filed in California. I</font><font face="arial">ssues regarding jurisdiction in divorce are more complex than in civil cases. The jurisdictional requirements for an order or judgment for supp Miley Cyrus is “Not Taking Sides” in her Parents’ Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/miley-cyrus-is-not-taking-sides-in-her-parents-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/miley-cyrus-is-not-taking-sides-in-her-parents-divorce/comments 2010-11-05T09:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/miley-cyrus-is-not-taking-sides-in-her-parents-divorce <p class="arcticle_text">Miley Cyrus, the &ldquo;Can&rsquo;t Be Tamed&rdquo; hitmaker is said to be &ldquo;upset&rdquo;&nbsp;by her parents divorce. After 17 years of marriage, 49-year-old singer Billy Ray Cyrus and 43-year-old wife and mother Tish Cyrus, have filed to obtain a dissolution of marria Filing an Appeal for a Family Law Case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-an-appeal-for-a-family-law-case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-an-appeal-for-a-family-law-case/comments 2010-10-28T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/filing-an-appeal-for-a-family-law-case <p>There is no set time line for an <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce-appeals.cfm">appeal</a>. In most cases, an appeal filed with the Colorado Court of Appeals will take approximately five to seven months. Although the deadlines may vary, the general deadlines for filing an a Collaborative Divorce Goes to Hollywood http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-divorce-goes-to-hollywood http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-divorce-goes-to-hollywood/comments 2010-09-27T08:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/collaborative-divorce-goes-to-hollywood <h1>Cameron Crowe, Nancy Wilson Divorcing</h1> <p>By <a href="http://myfamilylaw.com/celebrityblog/author/kmckinney/">K. McKinney</a> | Published: September 24, 2010</p> <p><img alt="Cameron Crowe and Nancy Wilson" src="http://myfamilylaw.com/celebrityblog/files/2010/09/Cameron-Crowe-and-Nancy-Wil How We View the American Family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-we-view-the-american-family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-we-view-the-american-family/comments 2010-09-17T14:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/how-we-view-the-american-family <p>New research on this topic is contained in a book length study by Brian Powell,an Indiana University sociologist, called &quot;Counted Out; Same Sex Relations and American's Definition of Family.&quot; Between 2003 and 2010, three surveys by Powell and his team showed a significant shift toward c Sean Penn and Robin Wright's Divorce Finalized http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-s-divorce-finalized http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-s-divorce-finalized/comments 2010-08-18T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/sean-penn-and-robin-wright-s-divorce-finalized <p>There won't be an encore for Sean Penn and Robin Wright's marriage - court records show the couple are officially divorced. <br /> <br /> A judgment ending their 14-year marriage was entered July 22 in Marin County, which is in the Bay Area. The filing was first reported Wednesday by People.com New York Last State to Adopt the No-Fault Divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-last-state-to-adopt-the-no-fault-divorce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-last-state-to-adopt-the-no-fault-divorce/comments 2010-08-16T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/new-york-last-state-to-adopt-the-no-fault-divorce <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p sizcache="4" sizset="64"><font size="2" sizcache="4" sizset="64"><font size="2" sizcache="4" sizset="64">Governor David Paterson signed no-fault divorce into law Sunday.&nbsp; Previously New York judges could only grant a divorce quickly on ground cruelty, adultery, abandonmen More on Proposition 8! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-proposition-8 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-proposition-8/comments 2010-08-12T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/more-on-proposition-8 <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">As a result of last week&rsquo;s overturning of Proposition 8 by a California District Court Judge, many Californians wondered if the ban on same-sex marriage would be lifted or would remain in tact pending Prop 8&rsquo;s journey through the appell California Rules Proposition 8 is Unconstitutional http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-rules-proposition-8-is-unconstitutional http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-rules-proposition-8-is-unconstitutional/comments 2010-08-05T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/california-rules-proposition-8-is-unconstitutional <p><strong>In November 2008, Proposition 8 was passed in California outlawing same-sex marriage. After the passing of Proposition 8, two courageous same-sex couples, along with the City of San Francisco, took their case to Federal Court arguing that the terms of Proposition 8 deprive gays and lesbia Calif. Federal Judge Set to Issue Ruling Today in Landmark Gay Marriage Case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calif-federal-judge-set-to-issue-ruling-today-in-landmark-gay-marriage-case http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calif-federal-judge-set-to-issue-ruling-today-in-landmark-gay-marriage-case/comments 2010-08-04T08:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/calif-federal-judge-set-to-issue-ruling-today-in-landmark-gay-marriage-case <p dir="ltr" align="left"><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Calibri"><span lang="EN">The Associated Press<br /> <br /> A federal judge in San Francisco has reached a decision in a landmark case on whether California's same-sex marriage ban violates the constitutional rights of gay Rich Harris discusses Colorado family law and the non-nuclear family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-family-law-and-the-non-nuclear-family http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-family-law-and-the-non-nuclear-family/comments 2010-08-02T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/rich-harris-discusses-colorado-family-law-and-the-non-nuclear-family <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=321">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/process.cfm?task=admin.editPage&amp;pageId=321</a></p> <p>Located in Denver (303) 299-9484 and Fort Collins (970) 472-1838, The Harris Law Firm is Colorado's largest family law The Harris Difference http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-difference http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-difference/comments 2010-07-28T00:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-harris-difference <p class="style3">There are six aspects of our practice that make The Harris Law Firm a superior choice</p> <p><span class="style3">1. Focus on Family: The Harris Law Firm focuses exclusively on Colorado divorce and child custody, and our legal team has developed a level of expertise and efficiency Is the Defense of Marriage Act Legal? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-legal http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-legal/comments 2010-07-19T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-legal <p>A Federal Judge says &quot;No.&quot;</p> <p>To read more, please access the entire article on our website by clicking below:</p> <p><a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/is-the-defense-of-marriage-act-valid-federal-district-court-judge-says-no">http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/is-the-defense-of Transcending Your Issues: by Couples Counselor Sarah James, MSW http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/transcending-your-issues-by-couples-counselor-sarah-james-msw http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/transcending-your-issues-by-couples-counselor-sarah-james-msw/comments 2010-07-16T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/transcending-your-issues-by-couples-counselor-sarah-james-msw <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Many people find themselves in a place in life where they feel completely &quot;stuck&quot;. They recognize their discomfort in the situation and wonder how they got there. The discomfort increases when the individual realizes they do not know how to transcend the situation and fin 8th Judicial District Pro Se Pro Bono Facilitation Program http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/8th-judicial-district-pro-se-pro-bono-facilitation-program http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/8th-judicial-district-pro-se-pro-bono-facilitation-program/comments 2010-07-15T08:01:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/8th-judicial-district-pro-se-pro-bono-facilitation-program <p><span lang="EN"><font size="3"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> </font><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Calibri"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Attorney Andrea Koppenhofer, an associate here at the Harris Law Firm, is coordinating a pioneering program instituted by Magistrat Grandparent's Rights in the State of Colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparent-s-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparent-s-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado/comments 2010-07-13T00:00:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/grandparent-s-rights-in-the-state-of-colorado <p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">There are two types of cases involving grandparents rights:</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">1. In order to file for grandparent&rsquo;s visitation, there needs must be an ex Mass. Federal Judge Strikes Down Federal Ban on Gay Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mass-federal-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-gay-marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mass-federal-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-gay-marriage/comments 2010-07-07T08:02:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/mass-federal-judge-strikes-down-federal-ban-on-gay-marriage <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">If Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker is looking for a little more ammunition in order to shoot down Proposition 8, one of his Massachusetts colleagues just gave him some.</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro ruled Thursd Protecting Your Pets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-pets http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-pets/comments 2010-07-01T09:03:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/protecting-your-pets <p><font size="3" face="Calibri"><font size="3" face="Calibri"><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="left">&nbsp;</p> <p dir="ltr" align="left">Pets or animals owned by a protected person can now be included in protection orders. Restrained parties can be prohibited from threatening, molesting, inj Preventing Parental Child Abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preventing-parental-child-abductions http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preventing-parental-child-abductions/comments 2010-06-24T07:26:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/preventing-parental-child-abductions <p><span lang="EN"> <p dir="ltr" align="justify">Family law attorney Rich Harris, President of The Harris Law Firm says that &quot;Although the tragedy associated with parental child abductions in Colorado is not common, the statistics still indicate that parents need to know how to protect themsel The State of American Marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-american-marriages http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-american-marriages/comments 2010-06-08T03:28:00-06:00 Misc http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/updates/the-state-of-american-marriages <p>For many baby boomers with seemingly stable long-term marriages, the notion of separating or divorcing after surviving so many years together remains almost unthinkable. Yet those couples who do separate or divorce in the latter stages of life are doing so because the factors that once kept them Judge Rules Proposition 8 Unconstitutional http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Proposition-8-Unconstitutional 2010-08-04T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Proposition-8-Unconstitutional <p><strong>In November 2008, Proposition 8 was passed in California outlawing same-sex marriage.&nbsp; After the passing of Proposition 8, two courageous same-sex couples, along with the City of San Francisco, took their case to Federal Court arguing that the terms of Proposition 8 deprive gays and Nominations for Best Family Law Attorney by Barrister's Best http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Barristers-Best 2010-08-24T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Barristers-Best <p>Law Week Colorado will tally the votes and name the Best Family Law Attorney in the next issue!</p> Stephen Vertucci Named Partner by The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/vertucci-partner 2010-08-24T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/vertucci-partner <p>Stephen Vertucci has been promoted to partner of The Harris Law Firm!</p> Rich Harris Voted Best Family Law Attorney! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Rich-Harris-Best-Lawyer 2010-09-01T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Rich-Harris-Best-Lawyer <p>Law Week Colorado's Barrister's Best Issue votes Rich Harris as Colorado's Best Family Law Attorney!</p> <p>CONGRATULATIONS TO RICH HARRIS!</p> The Best Up and Coming Young Lawyers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/best-up-and-coming 2010-09-21T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/best-up-and-coming <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Verdana&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; color: #333333; font-size: 22.5pt; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-bidi-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA"><a href="http://lawweekonl The Firm Sponsors GLBT Bar Association Dinner http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/GLBT-Dinner 2010-10-04T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/GLBT-Dinner <p>The Harris Law Firm&nbsp;supported the GLBT Bar Association by becoming&nbsp;a Gold Sponsor at the annual banquet. Here is Rich Harris, Mike Cheroutes Jr., Hollie Hinton and Ryann Peyton posing with Colorado's newest Supreme Court Justice, Monica Marquez.</p> Volunteers Dig into Fort Collins Hearts http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Volunteer-dig-into-hearts 2010-10-15T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Volunteer-dig-into-hearts <p>In July 2010, vandals burglarized Spring Canyon Park in Fort Collins by stealing 19 newly planted trees.&nbsp;In October, Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, led a group of volunteers with his Fort Collins Rotary Breakfast Club and other community groups to replant Stephen Vertucci, Esq Promoting Literacy http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/VERTUCCI-PROMOTING-LITERACY 2010-11-08T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/VERTUCCI-PROMOTING-LITERACY <p>Stephen Vertucci, an <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com">Attorney with The Harris Law Firm</a>, volunteers with the Rotary Breakfast Club in Fort Collins to promote literacy for elementary students in Northern Colorado.&nbsp; His Rotary Club raised funds during the summer by selling cases of Partner Stephen Vertucci Volunteers for Meals on Wheels http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Meals-on-Wheels 2010-12-07T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Meals-on-Wheels <p>Members of Fort Collins Rotary delivered meals prepared by Poudre Valley Hospital to area seniors</p> Please log on, and "LIKE" the Firm's NEW FAN PAGE on Facebook! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/log-on-to-facebook 2011-02-10T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/log-on-to-facebook <p>Check out Harris Family Law Firm's new Facebook page. Log in and press &quot;Like&quot; to stay up to date in Colorado family law news.</p> <p><a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Harris-Law-Firm-PC/172565999450362">http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Harris-Law-Firm-PC/172565999450362</a><b Congratulations to Our 2012 Super Lawyers! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/super-lawyer 2012-04-25T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/super-lawyer <p>John Tatlock, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm, has been named a Colorado Super Lawyer for 2012, and Partner Michael Cheroutes Jr., and Associate Carrie Ecstein have been named Rising Stars!<br /> Congratulations to John, Mike, and Carrie. Mike Cheroutes is seen in the photo.</p> John Tatlock: Faculty Member for Upcoming Family Law CLE http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/John-Tatlock-CLE-faculty 2011-03-31T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/John-Tatlock-CLE-faculty <p>On May 14th, John Tatlock, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm, will participate as a faculty member for the upcoming Evidence Practicum for Family Lawyers CLE. This interactive seminar is intended to provide participants with the opportunity to understand and to practice and apply the rules o The Harris Law Firm Recognized by The Supreme Court http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/firm-recognized-by-supreme-court 2011-04-08T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/firm-recognized-by-supreme-court <p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; 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">Due to&nbsp;The Harris Law Frm's&nbsp;pro bono legal services commitment, t The Harris Law Firm Receives the 2010 Pro Bono Award http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Pro-bono-award-2010 2011-04-29T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Pro-bono-award-2010 <p>The Supreme Court of The State of Colorado honored The Harris Law Firm by presenting the 2010 Pro Bono award for outstanding contribution and service from January through December 2010. Congratulations to Rich Harris and The Harris Law Firm!</p> Colorado Lawyers Committee Honors John Tatlock, Esq. http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/clc-tatlock-award 2011-05-17T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/clc-tatlock-award <p>At an awards luncheon today, May 17, 2011, The Colorado Lawyers Committee honored John Tatlock, Esq.,&nbsp;Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm, as Individual of the Year!</p> <p>Congratulations to John Tatlock!</p> Attorney Jennie Wray Directs Leads Group for Evergreen Chamber of Commerce http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/evergreen-chamber-of-commerce 2011-09-15T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/evergreen-chamber-of-commerce <p><span style="font-size: 10pt">Jennie Wray, an attorney at The Harris Law Firm, P.C. was named Director of Meetings of The Evergreen Chamber of Commerce Morning Leads Group. The Morning Leads Group consists of many members located in Evergreen, CO. &nbsp;If you are interested in joining the group, Former Attorney with The Harris Law Firm Named as Magistrate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Magistrate-Weld-County 2011-06-20T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Magistrate-Weld-County <p>It is&nbsp;our pleasure to&nbsp;announce that our former Fort Collins associate at The Harris Law Firm, Andrea Koppenhofer, has been selected as the next magistrate in the Weld County District Court.&nbsp; This is a tremendous, and well-deserved, honor, and we would all like to congratulate our f Join Us for a Night of Wine, Art, and Giving! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/for-the-road-to-hope 2011-07-08T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/for-the-road-to-hope <p>Saturday, July 30th</p> <p>2350 Arapahoe Street</p> <p>Denver, CO 80233</p> <p>from 7 to 9 pm</p> <p>RSVP with Kelly at 303 681 1253 or</p> <p><a href="mailto:kellyMcCourtinTexas@yahoo.com">kellyMcCourtinTexas@yahoo.com</a></p> <p>100% of the proceeds will go to The Road to Hope to benefit The Harris Law Firm Sponsors Underwearness at the Denver Zoo http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Underwearness-2011 2011-07-25T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Underwearness-2011 <p>Thank you to all of you who participated in this year&rsquo;s event!&nbsp; Underwearness, a Denver non-profit whose mission is to&nbsp;provide new undergarmets for kids&nbsp;from economically&nbsp;challenged families, &nbsp;was&nbsp;successful in collecting more than 1,000 pairs of underwear and Peggy Walker Nominated as Outstanding Woman in Business http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/peggy-walker-outstanding 2011-08-10T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/peggy-walker-outstanding <p>Peggy Walker, a senior attorney and <a href="http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/colorado-divorce-mediation-services.cfm">mediator</a> with The Harris Law Firm was nominated by the Denver Business Journal as one of the Outstanding Women in Business for 2011. Congratulations to Margaret Walker, Esq.!</ The Harris Law Firm Hires Another New Associate Attorney! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-assocate-attorney-aug-2011 2011-08-22T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-assocate-attorney-aug-2011 <p>The Harris Law Firm Hires is pleased to add a new associate attorney in the Fort Collins office!</p> Attorney Margaret Walker Nominated as an Outstanding Woman in Business! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/outstanding-woman-in-business 2011-08-23T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/outstanding-woman-in-business <p>Attorney Margaret Walker was nominated by the Denver Business Journal as an Outstanding Woman in Business for 2011.</p> <p>Her friends and colleagues at The Harris Law Firm congratuate Margaret&nbsp;&quot;Peggy&quot; Walker on her nomination!</p> Beth Wilkins, a Paralegal with The Harris Law Firm, is Devoted to Helping Others http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/beth-wilkins-paralegal 2011-08-24T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/beth-wilkins-paralegal <p>Beth Wilkins, a Paralegal with The Harris Law Firm, is devoted to helping others. This month,&nbsp;Paralegal Today Magazine has spotlighted&nbsp;her volunteerism&nbsp;in a 4 page article that discusses her work with Wills on Wheels (WOW). The organization was established by the Rocky Mountain Par "Business Valuation in Divorce Cases" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/presentation-by-tatlock 2011-10-05T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/presentation-by-tatlock <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" align="center"><b><span style="color: #0d3e7a; font-size: 18pt"><img id="_x0000_i1025" border="0" alt="Blunch" src="https://imgssl.constantcontact.com/ui/images1/s.gif" /></span></b><b><span style="color: #40341f; font-size: 14pt">& Stephen Vertucci Volunteers at Colorado Veteran's Clinic http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Colorado-Veterans-Clinic 2011-11-07T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Colorado-Veterans-Clinic <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, was a speaker at the recent Colorado Bar Association&rsquo;s training program for lawyers who will be volunteering at clinics throughout the state to assist active duty military and veterans with their legal needs.& Family Law Issues in Northern Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/fort-collins-divorce-matters 2011-11-11T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/fort-collins-divorce-matters <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: 14.3pt; margin: auto 0in"> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 12pt"><span style="color: #333333">For domestic relations matters, call The Harris Law Firm at 303 299 9484 and set up a consultation with Stephen Vertucci, a partner with the firm, in our Fort Collins of Rich Harris at Law Week Colorado's "Managing Partners Roundtable" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/rich-harris-law-week 2012-01-11T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/rich-harris-law-week <p style="text-align: center; margin: 0in 0in 0pt" class="MsoNoSpacing" align="center"><font size="3"><font face="Calibri">Rich Harris, the founder and managing partner of The Harris Law Firm was invited by Law Week Colorado to attend their &quot;Managing Partner's Roundtable&quot; in December of 20 Rich Harris Nominated for the 2012 Partners in Philanthropy Award http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Denver-Business-Journal 2012-05-11T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Denver-Business-Journal <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="line-height: normal; margin: 5pt 0in">Rich Harris of The Harris Law Firm was honored to be named as one of the 2012 nominees for the Partners in Philanthropy&nbsp;award by The Denver Business Journal</div> The Harris Law Firm Adds New Online Chat Feature to the Website http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/online-chat 2012-07-10T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/online-chat <p>The Harris Law Firm Adds New Online Chat Feature to the Website</p> <p>Discuss your Colorado family law matter via online chat!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Caleb Wray Photography - A New Show at the Humphrey Museum in Evergreen http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/caleb-wray 2012-08-28T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/caleb-wray <p align="left">Caleb Wray, an international photographer, has his work on display at the Humphrey Memorial Park and Museum in Evergreen, Colorado. These spectacular works of art&nbsp;are&nbsp;on exhibit&nbsp;until September 30th.</p> <p align="left">To find out more about Caleb Wray's photography, Another Testimonial About The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/testimonial-sept-27-12 2012-09-27T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/testimonial-sept-27-12 <p> <em>&quot;You have all been fantastic and I really appreciate everything that you have done. Your direction, understanding and patience have been amazing. Thank you so much&quot;</em></p> <p> Paul</p> Stephen Vertucci: Giving Back to the Community http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Food-Bank 2012-11-02T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Food-Bank <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, volunteered this week at the Food Bank of Larimer County, which provides food to those in need of Larimer County.&nbsp; The Harris Law Firm is proud of its long standing history of giv The Harris Law Firm is Pleased to Announce 2 New Lawyers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-lawyers 2012-11-09T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-lawyers <p>The Harris Law Firm is Pleased to Announce 2 New Lawyers!</p> <p>Senior Assocate Robert Pomper,</p> <p>and Associate Sylvia Brownfield</p> <p>have&nbsp;joined The Harris Law Firm.</p> <p>Colorado's Family Law Team now has 20 lawyers and offices in Denver and Fort Collins.</p> <p>To schedule National Adoption Day http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/National-Adoption-Day 2012-11-21T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/National-Adoption-Day <p>Rich Harris, President of The Harris Law Firm helped to support and celebrate National Adoption Day in Fort Collins.</p> <p>National Adoption Day is a collective national effort to raise awareness of the more than 100,000 children in foster care waiting to find permanent, loving families. This a News Today Regarding Same-Sex Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/same-sex-marriage-2012 2012-12-07T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/same-sex-marriage-2012 <p>The United States Supreme Court announced today that it will grant review of California's ban on same-sex marriage and of a federal law that defines marriage as only the legal union of a man and a woman.</p> <div style="margin: 5pt 0in">The Court is expected to address the following question: Wh John Tatlock Selected as a Member of the Colorado Chief Justice’s Commission http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/John-tatlock-chief-justice 2012-12-19T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/John-tatlock-chief-justice <p>John Tatlock, Special Counsel at The Harris Law Firm, is a member &nbsp;of the Colorado Chief Justice&rsquo;s Commission on the Legal Profession&rsquo;s Working Group to improve professionalism and communication throughout the Colorado Bar.&nbsp; As co-chair of the Colorado and Denver Bar Associa Rich Harris on cover of Law Week Colorado this week! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Rich-cover-law-week 2012-12-28T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Rich-cover-law-week <p>Rich Harris was&nbsp;on cover of Law Week Colorado this week!&nbsp;As President&nbsp;and founder of The&nbsp;Harris Law Firm,&nbsp;Rich&nbsp;met with other managing partners of Denver law firms to discuss the economy. They reviewed this year's ups and downs and speculated about what the new year View The Harris Law Firm Online E-Book Library Now! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Colorado-Family-Law-E-Book 2013-01-21T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Colorado-Family-Law-E-Book <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><a name="TheHarrisLawFirmeBookLibrary_"><b>Take Advantage of the Harris Law Firm eBook Library </b></a></div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">&nbsp;</div> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">We offer a number of different titles covering a wide range o The Harris Law Firm Announces a New Partner http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/New-Partner 2013-01-29T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/New-Partner <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: left; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b>The Harris Law Firm Announces a New Partner</b></div> <div style="text-align: left; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b>&nbsp;</b></div> <div style="text-align: left; margin: 0in 0in 0pt"><b>&nbsp;</b><b>&nbsp;</b></div> <div style="text-al The Harris Law Firm Congratulates Our 2013 Super Lawyers! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Superlawyers-and-Rising-Starts 2013-03-05T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Superlawyers-and-Rising-Starts <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Congratulations to:</p> <p>John Tatlock - Special Counsel- Super Lawyer</p> <p>Jennie Wray - Partner - Rising Star</p> <p>Hollie Hinton - Associate - Rising Star</p> <p>Carrie Eckstein - Associate- Rising Star</p> The Colorado House of Representatives will debate the Civil Unions bill today http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2012-Civil-Unions-Bill 2013-03-11T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2012-Civil-Unions-Bill <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt">The Colorado House of Representatives will debate the Civil Unions bill today and is expected to make a historic vote Tuesday to send the bill to the Governor&rsquo;s desk for signature. The bill grants same-sex couples many but not all of the rights a How Civil Unions Will Change Colorado Family Law for Same-Sex Families http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/CO-Civil-Unions-Act 2013-03-12T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/CO-Civil-Unions-Act <p>The &ldquo;Colorado Civil Unions Act&rdquo; is slated to become law in the spring of 2013 with the first civil unions expected after May 1, 2013. The Colorado Civil Unions Act authorizes any two unmarried adults, regardless of gender, to enter into a civil union. The availability of civil unions The Harris Law Firm Comments on the Civil Unions Act in the Denver Post http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2013-Civil-Unions-Denver-Post 2013-03-17T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2013-Civil-Unions-Denver-Post <p>Read the article by The Denver Post published on March 17, 2013 here:</p> <p><span style="font-size: 11.5pt"><a href="http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_22808315/civil-union-legislation-creates-many-questions-glbt-community">http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_22808315/civil-union-legislation-creat Ryann Peyton to Comment on Aspen Public Radio on March 27th http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/aspen-public-rado 2013-03-26T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/aspen-public-rado Family law attorney Ryann Peyton from The Harris Law Firm will comment on the Colorado Civil Unions Act on Aspen Public Radio. She will appear on the morning show on Wednesday, March 27th Colorado Divorce: New Guidelines for Spousal Support http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-maintenance-guidelines-2014 2013-07-25T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/new-maintenance-guidelines-2014 <p> Colorado House Bill 1058 was signed into law on May 10th of this year. The new Colorado statute provides guidelines for maintenance awards for marriages that have lasted between three and 20 years and where the combined gross income of both spouses is $240,000 or less. The formula for permanen Stephen Vertucci Working with Meals on Wheels http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Volunteering-in-the-Fort-Collins-Community 2013-07-25T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Volunteering-in-the-Fort-Collins-Community <p> Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, P.C., volunteered with the Fort Collins Meals on Wheels program this week.&nbsp; This program provides hot and cold meals delivered to vulnerable members of the Fort Collins community in need of assistance.&nbsp; Mr. Vertucci has been a volun John Tatlock Working to Promote Professionalism and Civility in the Legal Profession http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Professionalism 2013-07-29T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Professionalism <p> John Tatlock is a member of Working Group C of the Commission on the Legal Profession that Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Bender created in 2011.&nbsp; Working Group C is responsible for investigating and developing initiatives that promote and enhance professionalism and civilit Protection Orders Mixed Bag http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2013-Orders-of-Protection 2013-08-02T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2013-Orders-of-Protection <p> Protection Orders Mixed Bag - By Kevin Massaro, Esq.<br /> <br /> Among the many laws passed in 2013, the statutes concerning protection orders have changed in some significant ways.<br /> There was an opportunity to correct a recurring problem, but contact is still defined as &ldquo;any John Tatlock's Presentation to the 2013 Family Law Institute in Vail http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/tatlock-family-law-institute 2013-08-15T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/tatlock-family-law-institute <p> John Tatlock, Special Counsel at The Harris Law Firm, spoke to judges, attorneys, and other family law professionals at the August 9-11, 2013 Family Law Institute in Vail regarding &ldquo;Changes to the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure.&rdquo;&nbsp; John&rsquo;s presentation concentrated on t Law Week Colorado Recognizes The Harris Law Firm http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Outstanding-Legal-Professions 2013-08-22T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Outstanding-Legal-Professions <p> Law Week Colorado Recognized The Harris Law Firm&#39;s Marketing Director as one of the Outstanding Legal Professionals for 2013. Heidi Culbertson, Director of Marketing and Client Development and her colleagues appeared on the cover of Law Week Colorado&#39;s August 20th issue.</p> <p> htt Call Alicia Martin at The Harris Law Firm to Schedule Your Consultation http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Alicia-Martin 2013-09-05T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Alicia-Martin <p> Do you have a divorce, post decree, or custody issue in the State of Colorado?</p> <p> Call The Harris Law Firm in Denver or Fort Collins to discuss your Colorado Family Law matter.</p> <p> 303 299 9484</p> <p> Alicia Martin at The Harris Law Firm will schedule a consultation for you The Harris Law Firm: Helping Moms in Fort Collins http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Helping-Moms 2013-09-18T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Helping-Moms <p> Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm in Fort Collins, volunteered this summer with the Fort Collins Peach Festival.&nbsp; The event was sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of Fort Collins and had concerts, food stands, pie eating contests, peach margaritas, and all things peaches!&nbsp John Tatlock Authors Article for The Colorado Lawyer http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/The-Colorado-Lawyer 2013-09-27T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/The-Colorado-Lawyer <p> Special Counsel John Tatlock, who serves as Co-Chair of the Joint CBA/DBA Professionalism Council, with his Co-Chair, Peter Goldstein, have authored the Foreword to the October 2013 Special Professionalism Issue of The Colorado Lawyer, entitled &ldquo;Professionalism &ndash; A Necessary Compon Colorado Family Law: The Harris Law Firm Welcomes Another New Associate http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/New-Associate-2013 2013-10-17T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/New-Associate-2013 <p> The Harris Law Firm is pleased to announce that Mr. Javed Abbas has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Mr. Abbas will be practicing Colorado Family Law in the firm&#39;s Denver office.</p> The Harris Law Firm Working to Assist Victims of Colorado Flooding http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Kelly-Lynch-Esq-Volunteers 2013-10-21T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Kelly-Lynch-Esq-Volunteers <p> Kelly Lynch, an associate attorney with The Harris Law Firm,&nbsp; been volunteering with the Colorado Bar Association attorney to help victims of the flood with their legal needs. The premise of most of the cases has been landlord/ tenant issues, warranty of habitability, and termination of c Call The Harris Law Firm for Pre or Post Nuptial Agreements http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Marital-Agreements 2013-11-04T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Marital-Agreements <p> Call The Harris Law Firm for Pre or Post Nuptial Agreements</p> <p> 303 299 9484</p> <p> Elissa Bercovitz, a family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm, handles marital agreements</p> Rich Harris Discussed the New Colorado Maintenance Law on 9 News http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/9-NEWS 2013-11-14T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/9-NEWS <p> Cheryl Preheim interviewed Rich Harris, President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law Firm on Thursday, November 14th.</p> <p> Rich discussed the New Colorado Maintenance Law on Channel 9 evening news</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> The Harris Law Firm Supports The Denver Rescue Mission http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/denver-rescus-mission-2013 2013-11-22T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/denver-rescus-mission-2013 <p> Since 2005, the attorneys and legal professionals at The Harris Law Firm, have donated their time and resources to support the Denver Rescue Mission in their efforts to feed Denver&rsquo;s homeless men, women, and children during the holiday season. This year, the Mission will distribute more Beth Wilkins honored by the Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Wilkins-RMPA 2013-11-26T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Wilkins-RMPA <p> Beth Wilkins, a Senior Paralegal with The Harris Law Firm,&nbsp; was honored at the Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association holiday party last Wednesday night at the Wild Women Winery for her many years of service on the Wills on Wheels committee. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> The inscription on her aw Happy Holidays from The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/happy-thanksgiving-2013 2013-11-27T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/happy-thanksgiving-2013 <p> Happy Holidays from The Harris Law Firm!</p> <p> And all the best for a wonderful holiday season!</p> Law Week Colorado's Photos of the Year! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Law-Week-Photos 2013-12-20T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Law-Week-Photos <p> Law Week Colorado has just published it&#39;s annual &quot;Photos of the Year&quot;</p> <p> Carrie Eckstein, a family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm&nbsp; was on the cover of Law Week Colorado in September of 2013:</p> <p> http://www.lawweekonline.com/2013/12/year-in-review-2013/n Happy Holidays from The Harris Law Firm! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/happy-holiday 2013-12-23T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/happy-holiday <p> Happy Holidays Everyone!</p> <p> &nbsp;<br /> Aw ni k?nze duman ! - (Happy Holidays) - Bamanankan<br /> &nbsp;<br /> Bones festes - (Happy Holidays) - Catalan<br /> <br /> Joyeuses F&ecirc;tes - (Happy Holidays) - French for Canada</p> <p> Sretni praznici - (Happy Holidays) - C Happy Anniversary to Rich Harris! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Congratulations-Rich 2013-12-26T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Congratulations-Rich <p> Happy Anniversary to Rich Harris!</p> <p> Rich Harris founded The Harris Law Firm 20 years ago this month!</p> <p> Rich Harris is the President and Managing Partner of Colorado&#39;s largest family law firm.</p> Colorado Divorce: Same Sex Marriage Dissolution in Colorado: http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/same-sex-marriage 2014-01-21T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/same-sex-marriage <p> <br /> <br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Same sex couples often face special issues when they decide to dissolve their marriages.&nbsp; In many cases, if a same sex couple&rsquo;s home state has not legalized same sex marriage, then that couple must travel to a different state to obtain a legal ma Congratulations to Our 2014 Super Lawyers http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-superlawyers 2014-03-11T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-superlawyers <p> John Tatlock - Of Counsel -Super Lawyer for Family Law in 2014, 2013, and 2012</p> <p> Jennie Wray- Partner- Rising Star for 2014 and 2013</p> <p> Carrie Eckstein - Associate - Rising Star for 2014 and 2013</p> <p> Katy Ellis - Associate- Rising Star for 2014</p> <p> Congratuations Congratulations to Our 2014 Rising Stars http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-stars 2014-03-26T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-stars <p> <strong>Our 4 Rising Stars include:</strong></p> <ol> <li> Jennie Wray - Partner - Pictured</li> <li> Carrie Eckstein - Associate</li> <li> Katherine Ellis - Associate</li> </ol> <p> Congratulations to our 2014 Super Lawyers!</p> Congratulations to Our 2014 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-superlawyers-risingstars 2014-03-25T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-superlawyers-risingstars <p> Katy Ellis - Associate- Rising Star for 2014 - pictured</p> <p> John Tatlock - Of Counsel -Super Lawyer for Family Law in 2014, 2013, and 2012</p> <p> Jennie Wray- Partner- Rising Star for 2014 and 2013</p> <p> Carrie Eckstein - Associate - Rising Star for 2014 and 2013</p> <p> Con Join The Harris Law Firm for the "Insane Inflatable" 5k Race on Saturday May 31st! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-memorial-day 2014-05-23T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-memorial-day <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Join 3 of our attorneys from The Harris Law Firm for The &quot; Insane Inflatable 5k race &quot;on Saturday, May 31st!</p> <p> Pictured from left are Heather Strack, an associate attorney, Jennie Wray, a partner at the firm, and Kelly Lynch, also an associate attorney at T Call The Harris Law Firm About Alternative Methods of Dispute http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/alternative - methods 2014-06-02T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/alternative - methods <p> Call The Harris Law Firm About Alternative Methods of Dispute</p> <p> The firm offers mediation and collaborative law</p> <p> Call us at 303 299 9484 for more info today!</p> The Harris Law Firm Supports the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Join-Us-on-June-14-at-11am-at-DU 2014-06-10T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Join-Us-on-June-14-at-11am-at-DU <object id="flashObj" width="640" height="390" classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=9,0,47,0"><param name="movie" value="http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isSlim=1" /><param name= Joyride For Sale: A New Book by Dennis Knight http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Joyride-for-Sale 2014-06-24T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Joyride-for-Sale <p> Dennis Knight, a paralegal at The Harris Law Firm,</p> <p> has just published a new book called <strong>Joyride For Sale</strong>!</p> <p> This eclectic volume is a collection of&nbsp; humorous vignettes</p> <p> that make the reader ponder the meaning of life while having a good laugh The 2014 Colorado Family Law Institute http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-tatlock 2014-08-04T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-tatlock <p> At the Colorado Family Law Institute held in Vail on August 1-3, 2014, John Tatlock, Special Counsel with The Harris Law Firm addressed the more than 400 attorneys, judges, and participants regarding the law, rules, procedures, and best practices for deposing an organization, such as a corpora Colorado Divorce and Custody 101 http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/divorce-custody-101 2014-08-15T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/divorce-custody-101 <p> Stephen Vertucci, Partner with The Harris Law Firm, recently gave a presentation to the Fort Collins Education and Life Training Center about &ldquo;Divorce and Child Custody 101&rdquo;.&nbsp; The Fort Collins Education and Life Training Center (&ldquo;ELTC&rdquo;) is an organization that prov Colorado Family Law for the GLBT Community http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/GLBT-Divorce 2014-08-22T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/GLBT-Divorce <p> If you are a member of the GLBT community and have a Colorado family law matter, give us a call to schedule a consultation today at 303 299 9484. We have offices in Denver and Fort Collins</p> John Tatlock, Esq. Listed in Best Lawyers in America http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Best-Lawyers 2014-09-02T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Best-Lawyers <p> The Harris Law Firm is proud to announce that John Tatlock has been listed in Colorado Family Law in The Best Lawyers in America&copy;</p> <p> 2015.</p> <p> The Best Lawyers rankings list is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey of tens of thousands of leading attorneys across the</p Team Brooke Silverthorn Leading the Way for Rocky Mountain Cure Search http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Rocky-Mountain-Cure 2014-09-15T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Rocky-Mountain-Cure <p> For the second year in a row, Brooke Silverthorn, a paralegal at The Harris Law Firm,&nbsp; participated in the annual walk for the Rocky Mountain Cure Search.&nbsp;</p> <p> The CureSearch Walk celebrates and honors children whose lives have been affected by childhood cancer, while raising Ryann Peyton, of The Harris Law Firm, receives an award for “Exemplary Service" http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Congratulations-to-Ryann-Peyton 2014-09-18T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Congratulations-to-Ryann-Peyton <p> Ryann Peyton, Special Counsel to The Harris Law Firm, was presented with an award for &ldquo;Exemplary Service&rdquo; at the Colorado GLBT Bar Association annual dinner on September 11, 2014 for her pro bono work in creating the &ldquo;Colorado GLBT Bar Association Foundation<br /> In her ro Kelly Lynch: From Couch Potato to Marathon Runner in 6 Short Months! http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Kelly-Lynch 2014-09-19T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Kelly-Lynch <p> Kelly Lynch, a family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm, has been diligently training for a series of Rock-N-Roll Marathons. &nbsp; This weekend kicks off the first of her events with a half-marathon in Philadelphia. And on October 19th, Kelly will be running the Denver Rock-N-Roll Maratho Does Your Child Qualify for In-State Tuition in Colorado? http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/In-State-Tuition 2014-10-01T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/In-State-Tuition <p> Colorado Family Law: Does Your Child Qualify for&nbsp; In-State Tuition in Colorado?</p> <p> &nbsp;To qualify for in-state tuition classification, the student must first petition the college or university. The petition will require that the</p> <p> student submit documentation, verificat Breaking News: Colorado Law and Same Sex Marriage http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/Breaking-News 2014-10-06T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/Breaking-News <p> <br /> With the United States Supreme Court passing on the opportunity to review several same-sex marriage cases appealed from lower circuits, same-sex marriage will become a reality in Colorado as soon as the pending stays are lifted by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and Colorado Supreme Call The Harris Law Firm for Colorado Family Law for the GLBT Community http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-GLBT-Family-Law 2014-10-07T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/2014-GLBT-Family-Law <p> <strong><u>Ryann Peyton, Special Counsel to The Harris Law FIrm, Handles Same-Sex Family Law Matters in Colorado:</u></strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> <p> Out of State Same-Sex Marriages: These marriages which were previously deemed to be civil unions are now recognized as valid marriages by the The Harris Law Firm Receives the "Above and Beyond" Award from Mi Casa http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Mi-Casa-Award 2014-10-16T00:00:00-06:00 What's New http://www.harrisfamilylaw.com/news/Mi-Casa-Award <p> On October 15th, Margaret Walker, a family law attorney with The Harris Law Firm, was honored to accept the &ldquo;Above and Beyond&rdquo; award from the Colorado Lawyer&rsquo;s Committee for the firm&#39;s work at Mi Casa legal night.&nbsp;&nbsp; The firm has had 9 lawyers volunteer their tim