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July 2015 Archives

What are the child support enforcement procedures?

Child support payments are a serious responsibility and should be treated like any other bill. Colorado law stipulates that the payments must be made on time or Child Support Services can begin to take measures to enforce the child support payments. This can be anything from a judgement against you to garnishing your wages to prosecution.

Same-sex partners: How can we adopt?

Adoption can be a complicated legal proceeding in any situation, but when the prospective parents are a same-sex couple, it can be even more difficult. In today's society, there are various methods of adoption, and some of these may be easier or better suited for nontraditional families.

Primary residence of actress center of jurisdiction dispute

Moving residences can present issues for any custody order or visitation schedule, and this is one reason parents are required to provide advance notice to their exes of any planned moves. The exact timeframes vary by order, but many provide for at least a 30 days' notice. This is to allow the other party enough time to retain counsel and make any filings to petition the courts for a custody or visitation schedule change.

Protect your domestic partnership by using legal methods

When you and your partner decide to commit to a relationship, you might opt to establish a domestic partnership instead of getting married. A domestic partnership can give you some of the same protections as a marriage. If you recall, we discussed some of those protections in our previous blog post.

Domestic partnerships allow couples to enjoy certain benefits

For some couples, domestic partnerships are the preferred alternative to a marriage. This type of union was created in the 1980s in response to same-sex couples who wanted to enjoy a variety of rights. Generally, domestic partnerships allow couples to have the same benefits as married couples if the domestic partnership is registered.

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