Family Law
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Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

In The Tempest, Shakespeare wrote “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.” In recent years, that phrase has been reworded to “Politics makes strange bedfellows.” The literal meaning of the quote is that people with nothing in common may come together solely because of shared political interests. Today’s new story about…

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Same-Sex Common Law Marriages

NOTE – On May 18, 2020 the Colorado Supreme Court granted a Petition for Writ of Certiorari Pursuant to C.A.R. 50 in the Hogsett case on the following question: “Whether a common law same-sex marriage entered in Colorado may be recognized as predating Colorado’s recognition of formal same-sex marriages.” This…

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Rewritten Military Divorce Guide

Exciting news – in the next few days, we will unveil a brand new, rewritten Military Divorce Guide, loaded with improvements: Revamped look & feel, with a brand-new theme. We’re now using a responsive design, so mobile phones and tablets will see the same content as those viewing on a PC….

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

The Most Expensive Divorce in America?

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the richest person in the world, sitting atop the Forbes 400 list with an estimated net worth of $160 billion in 2018 (his fortune fluctuates with the stock market, and has been reported as low as $135bn). Bezos is by far the richest man in…

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Divorce by Text? Not in Colorado

Saudi Arabia Allows Divorce by Text While we in the U.S. debate whether it’s appropriate to break up with someone by text, consider what happened recently overseas. Saudi Arabia made headlines with a new law providing that when a husband divorces a wife, the court will notify the woman by text with…

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, home of Superbowl LIII.

The Super Bowl & Domestic Violence

Super Bowl LIII is over, and Rams fans are licking their wounds after their 13-3 loss, and uninspired offense. Somehow my 10 y.o. son is a Patriots fan – not quite sure where I went wrong, as my two favorite teams are (1) the Broncos, and (2) whoever is playing…

Gwyneth Paltrow

Bring Your Ex-Spouse on Your Honeymoon??

Time to pack for that beach honeymoon. Sunscreen? Check. Swimsuit? Check. Ex-Husband? Huh?? Get along with your ex, by all means. You divorced each other, but you’re still co-parents who will see each other at important family milestones, and are responsible for raising kids. But you don’t need to go…