Christopher Cook’s Answers

Christopher Cook

Littleton General Practice Lawyer.

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  1. When filing out a Sworn Financial Statement should what should you report as income?

    Answered 8 months ago.

    1. Christopher Daniel Leroi
    2. Christopher Cook
    3. Andrew T. Velonis
    3 lawyer answers

    Calculation of income is always an area of contention. Regarding life insurance, it can be complicated and I don't necessarily agree 100% with the other answer. Look at, C.R.S. 14-10-115(5)(a)(I) which lists what is to be included in gross income for child support purposes. Also look at section 115(a)(II) for what is NOT included. Gross income includes interest, monitory gifts, and trust income among may other items. There is case law out of the colorado supreme court (In re A.M.D) which...

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  2. Do I have to file proof of mailing?

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. Gary L. Schlesinger
    2. Judy A. Goldstein
    3. Christopher Cook
    3 lawyer answers

    There should also be a "Certificate of Mailing" at the end of each of the pleadings/forms you completed and filed with the court. Make sure that you accurately list the address of your spouse's attorney and any other parties to the case. There should also be a place for the date, how it was mailed, and your signature. Be sure to complete that. That should generally works as the proof of mailing. I also agree that you can always file a separate proof of mailing document with the court, but...

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