I have lost track of how many times the Colorado Assembly has modified the child support statute in the past couple of decades – it seems like about every other year or so. The good thing is that the changes are invariably improvements, as they clarify ambiguities which have been…
Dividing Military Disability Retired Pay – Revisited
Since last year's landmark decision holding the CRDP portion of military disability retired pay was divisible, the legal landscape has gotten murkier.
Voted Colorado Springs Magazine Top Attorney for 2024
Graham.Law is proud to announce that our managing partner, Carl Graham, has again been selected as a Top Attorney in Colorado Springs in a peer-rated study.
Grandparent Intervention in Divorce When Seeking Visitation
Grandparent intervention into a child custody case is necessary before seeking visitation, and a court cannot deny intervention without explanation.
Tahli Delgado – Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2024 Family Law
Tahli Delgado, senior family law attorney at Graham.Law, is recognized as a 2024 Best Lawyer: Ones to Watch for family law in central Colorado.
Best Lawyers in America – Family Law Lawyer of the Year
Best Lawyers in America has named managing partner, Carl Graham, as the 2022 Lawyer of the Year for Colorado family law.
Transgender Child Gender Affirmation Treatment & Custody
States have modified their UCCJEA to provide emergency child custody jurisdiction based upon a transgender child will receive treatment.
2023 Colorado Child Support Statute Changes
Child Abuse: Colorado Assembly Slams Courts, Changes Law
In 2023, Colorado made some statutory changes, with damning findings about how the judiciary is not protecting children enough from child abuse.
Grandparents Rights: Colorado Law 2023 Updates
In 2023, Colorado updated its grandparents rights statute, and moved it from the Children's Code to Title 14, where the rest of child custody resides.
Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency in a Colorado Divorce
Bitcoin or other cryptocurrency is a divisible asset in a divorce just like any other part of the marital estate. But finding and proving them is difficult.
Grandparent Visitation When Parents Disagree – Who Decides?
Colorado court holds that grandparent visitation battle is between grandparents and parent opposed, so only that parent's opinion given weight.
Anti-Covid Vaccine Order from NJ Family Court
NJ appellate court upholds trial judge's refusal to let a parent administer Covid-19 vaccine to the parties' minor children.
Ban Children from Calling Stepparent “Dad” or “Mom”?
Pennsylvania court reversed order prohibiting child from referring to stepparent as "Dad", finding harm is required to abridge first amendment rights.
Licensed Legal Paraprofessionals: Family Law w/o a Lawyer
Colorado Supreme Court approves Licensed Legal Paraprofessionals to help family law parties without the need to hire attorneys.
Military SBP (Survivor Benefit Plan) 2023 Open Season
During 2023, military retirees a rare SBP open season where they can discontinue current coverage, or elect coverage if not previously elected.
2023 Colorado Super Lawyers Family Law – 4 Years in a Row!
Managing Partner Carl Graham has been named to Colorado Super Lawyers for family law four times in a row, from 2020-2023.
No Relocation with Children After Divorce Without Findings
Colorado court holds no relocation with children after divorce without the trial court making specific "best interest of the child" findings.
Pension Valuation Methods – Cannot Mix & Match at Divorce
Colorado judges cannot combine pension valuation methods into a hybrid at divorce which uses both Net Present Value & Deferred Distribution.
2023 Best Law Firms in America – Family Law Colorado Springs
U.S. News & World Report has named Graham.Law one of the Best Law Firms in America for Family Law Colorado Springs 4 years in a row.
Depreciation & Rental Income for Colorado Child Support
Colorado court holds that straight-line depreciation, but not accelerated depreciation, should be deducted from rental income as a business expense.