Lawyer Vanity Award Scam: Pay to Play Fake Honors
Lawyer vanity award scam companies have been caught giving "honors" to pet dogs, and even a chicken. Pay to Play is not a reflection of a lawyer's skills.
Child Abuse May Include Witnessing Domestic Violence
When one parent commits domestic violence against the other parent in the child's presence, it may be child abuse if the child's mental well-being is harmed.
Safe & Simple Digital Signatures for Our Clients
Graham.Law has implemented digital signatures. You can now sign everything from your retainer agreement to court forms using HelloSign E-Signatures.
VA Disability Counts as Income for Child Support & Alimony
In a brand-new decision, the Colorado Court of Appeals clarified that VA disability payments do count as income for family support purposes.
Colorado High Income & High Asset Divorce Attorney
A high income or high asset divorce presents unique issues, such as ferreting out tricky assets, or arguing support when statutory guidelines do not apply.
Military Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for 2021
With the 2021 Cost of Living Adjustments, active duty and reserve military saw a 5% increase, with smaller COLAS for military retirement & VA disability.
Post-9/11 GI Bill Overpayment Debt After Divorce
A military member who transfers Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to family members but then does not serve the required time may face a debt of tens of thousands.
Coronavirus – Colorado Family Law Safety Under COVID-19
Colorado courts & Graham.Law are open during Covid-19, but to keep safe from coronavirus, we are primarily conducting business telephonically & via email.
Covid: State Won’t Suspend License for Support Arrears
In many states, a license may be suspended when a parent has child support arrears. During the Covid-19 pandemic, one state has decided to stop.
Good vs Bad Co-Parenting in a Colorado Divorce
Good co-parenting with a difficult person on the other side is far from easy. But to help your child custody case, avoid being a bad co-parent.
No-Fault Divorce Survives Legal Challenges
Colorado, like the rest of the country, has had no-fault divorce for decades. Periodically, a spouse will challenge such laws, arguing fault should be required.
Joint Title Not Defeat Separate Property Claim at Divorce
A surprising decision from the Colorado Court of Appeals has held that separate funds in an account with joint title remained a spouse's separate property.
Spouse Awarded Proportional Share of Account Value Increase
When an account is divided at dissolution, each spouse also receives a share of the account value increase between the dates of award and actual division.
Court Cannot Order Parent to Name Social Security Payee
The Colorado Court of Appeals recently held that a trial court cannot order a parent to name the other parent as payee for his Social Security benefits.
What’s Mine is Mine… Colorado Divorce & Equal Asset Division
The debt & asset division in a Colorado divorce must be fair, usually that means equal, but not necessarily so.
Air Force Child Custody: Win for Divorced Airmen Assignments
Good news for divorced parents - in the Air Force, child custody orders will now be formally considered when determining Airmen's duty stations.
Graham.Law Hiring – Need Awesome Family Law Attorney
Graham.Law, an award-winning law firm in downtown Colorado Springs, seeks a motivated family law attorney to add to our team. 2+ years experience preferred.
Star Wars Royalties “Forced” from Actor at Divorce
Actor Ewan McGregor, who portrayed Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy, shares half of his Star Wars residuals with ex-wife as part of the divorce settlement.
ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act) & Colorado Adoption
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Covid-19 at El Paso County Courthouse Limits Operations
An El Paso County Courthouse employee has tested positive for Covid-19, resulting in the courthouse restricting operations to emergencies for 2 weeks.