Blog Posts in 2017

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Tax Bill Eliminates Maintenance Deductions for Agreements and Orders Signed After 2018

The recently passed GOP tax bill will have a devastating effect on people making maintenance payments to their ex-spouses. Family law practitioners carefully followed the tax bill as it made its way ...
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Attorney Jennie Wray Discusses Pre and Postnuptial Agreements on Queer Money

Harris Law Firm attorney Jennie Wray recently discussed the importance of pre and postnuptial agreements on the podcast Queer Money . Some of the topics Jennie and podcast hosts David Auten and John ...
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La marihuana, conducir bajo la influencia de substancias y las Leyes de Derecho de Familia en Colorado

Según la ley de Colorado, una persona que conduce con 5 ng o más de delta-9-tetrahidrocannabinol (THC) por mililitro de sangre da lugar a la inferencia permisible de que esa persona está bajo la ...
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Familias que Lidian con el Abuso de Drogas

Individuos con problemas de abuso de drogas podrían ocasionar un efecto dramáticamente negativo en sus familias. Mientras que las causas del abuso de drogas son variadas y complejas, las consecuencias ...
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Former Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi Wins Alimony Case

An Italian court ruled on Thursday, November 16 that former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi no longer needs to pay his ex-wife 1.4 million euros ($1.7 million) per month. The Milan appeals ...
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Have you Considered and Planned for the Holidays?

Most Parenting Plans include provisions for major holidays, which typically include Thanksgiving and Winter Break (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, specifically). It can be a good idea to review your ...
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Keeping a Close Eye on the Masterpiece Cake Maker Lawsuit

Groups from across the United States continue to speak out for, and against, the gay couple who were denied service by a cake shop in Lakewood, CO back in 2012. The couple, Dave Mullins and Charlie ...
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Honoring Attorney Dianne Van Voorhees

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month , today we honor Dianne Van Voorhees (Turtle Mountain Chippewa). Dianne is an attorney with the Harris Law Firm and former Executive Director of Metro ...
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Remembering This Day

Today is 9/11 and it is a day a day we will never forget. 16 years ago today, almost 3,000 people lost their lives to in the biggest terrorist attack ever seen on U.S. soil. It is officially called ...
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Recognizing Jenny Kang's Work Supporting the Children of the Arapahoe House

The Harris Law Firm is proud to support Jenny Kang, a Certified Paralegal at the firm, in her consistent efforts to collect school supplies for the children of Arapahoe House. The mission of Arapahoe ...
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Recognizing When a Colleague May Be Experiencing Domestic Abuse

Sometimes the signs that a woman is in an abusive relationship may be so subtle that you do not immediately recognize them. But it is important to know that domestic abuse is often fueled by silence ...
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Members of The Harris Law Firm Participate In 9th Annual Sean May Memorial Run/Walk

Dianne Van Voorhees, Jenny Kang, and Heidi Culbertson of The Harris Law Firm participated in the 9th Annual Sean May Memorial Run/Walk on Saturday, May 13. Dianne (left) and Jenny. According to the ...
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17th JD Access to Justice Committee Honors Dedicated Runner

May 13, 2017 marks the ninth year that we have held the Sean May Memorial Run . In the past nine years, we have had many runners, volunteers, walkers, donors, and sponsors participate in this event, ...
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Rebecca Williams Attended the City Build Meeting at the Denver Partnership

Rebecca Williams, an associate at The Harris Law Firm’s downtown office, attended the CityBuild meeting sponsored by the Denver Partnership on April 26. CityBuild Denver, a division of the Denver ...
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Dianne Van Voorhees and Peggy Walker Receive 2017 Pro Award for The Harris Law Firm

Harris Law Firm attorneys Dianne Van Voorhees and Peggy Walker were honored to accept the 2017 Pro Award on behalf of the firm for their volunteer efforts at the Pro Bono Recognition Ceremony on April ...
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Divorce and End of Relationship Support Group

Facing down a divorce or the end of a long relationship can be an emotionally draining or traumatic event, but you don’t have to do it alone. The Denver Rebuilders offers a “Rebuilding” program to ...
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Eight Attorneys at The Harris Law Firm Voted to Lists of Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

We are excited to announce that eight of our attorneys have been voted to the lists of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2017. While the work we do for our clients is the greatest reward any of our ...
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The Harris Law Firm Teams Up With Bags of Fun

Heidi Culbertson from The Harris Law Firm teamed with the Bags of Fun staff members and a team of volunteers from Northwestern Mutual last week to fill and deliver personalized backpacks with toys and ...
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How to Prepare a Parenting Plan for '3-Parent Babies'?

A healthy baby boy was born in April of 2016 in Mexico following a method of conception involving a three-parent technique known as a "spindle nuclear transfer." The scientific procedure entails ...
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Double Trouble for the Colorado Housing Market

This year’s rise in mortgage rates coupled with the increase in price of single-family homes could price prospective buyers out of Colorado’s housing market. The average interest rate on a 30-year ...
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Do I Need a Prenup?

Who Needs A Prenup? Prenuptial agreements, or prenups, are now being drafted for couples of all ages. These legal documents are now as important for young couples in their 20s and 30’s who are ...
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Is My Child Available for Adoption By a Second Parent?

Before an adoption of a child, the Court has to determine by clear and convincing evidence whether or not the child is available for adoption under CRS §19-5-203 . This could be determined because the ...
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Denver Home Prices Remain High, but Metro Area Rents are Beginning to Stabilize

The prices of Denver homes in the Metro area appreciated by approximately 10 percent in 2016. The current rate continues to outpace national home prices, wage increases and the overall rate of ...
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Jennie Wray and Angela Arkin Published in Law Week Colorado

The Harris Law Firm attorney Jennie Wray and retired judge Angela “Angie” Arkin were recently published in Law Week Colorado. The pair wrote a piece titled ‘Emerging Trends in Family Law’ where they ...
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The Harris Law Firm 2016 Community Service Report

Giving back to the community is a vital step towards ensuring that the world we all share can become an even better place to live. Rich Harris, the President and Managing Partner of The Harris Law ...
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