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  • Help. I need a good attorney who has sexual abuse experience. If you know someone, please let me know?

    Help. I need a good attorney who has sexual abuse experience helping a protective parent whose therapist had told the Court I'm credible. If you know someone, please let me know?

    Glen’s Answer

    Feel free to contact me and after getting some additional information, I might be able to make some recommendations.
    Glen Goldman, Attorney, at GBG Law LLC.

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  • How is the start date of Child Support and Maintenance determined?

    My husband and I are getting a legal separation. If we have arranged funds to pay the bills, etc. and temp. orders are not needed, does child support and spousal maintenance start at final decree?

    Glen’s Answer

    As long as your current bills are getting paid, child support and maintenance typically start upon the entry of permanent orders. If you and your spouse are resolving your divorce through mediation and/or pursuant to a separation agreement, you can agree to have those benefits start at just about any time.

    Glen B. Goldman, Attorney

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  • If your wife admitted to cheating does that give you a legal advantage. Also does it matter who files for divorce first?

    My wife admitted to cheating? She wants to separate and or divorce.We have 2 kids together but she has 3 kids through a previous relationship. My kids are the youngest

    Glen’s Answer

    Colorado is a no-fault divorce state. Therefore, your wife's infidelity is something the court will not want to hear about. The court does not want to hear about who or what caused the marriage to come to an end. The court will focus on what is a fair and equitable distribution of your assets and liabilities - whether spousal support is appropriate - child support- and parenting time with your children.

    You should meet with an experienced divorce attorney who can help you get through this process.

    Glen B. Goldman, Attorney.

    t be a factor in determining how your property is divided up and your parenting.

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  • My 12 & 15 yr old children have been living solely with me for the past 3 months. Is it easier to change parenting time now?

    My ex-husband's girlfriend moved in with him in October of last year. The situation at his home has deteriorated steadily since, to include the girlfriend yelling at our children, my ex kicking our daughter out of the house twice, once actually s...

    Glen’s Answer

    Mr. Leroi is correct. This is the time request a change in parenting time. Based on the information you have provided, it appears that the best interests of the children will be best served by changing the parenting plan. The problems that you have described can be a common occurrence when one partner starts living with someone else. But, when to actually seek court involvement can be a difficult decision for a parent because I think most parents hope the issue will work itself out.
    The factors the Court will use to determine whether changing the parenting plan is appropriate is set forth in the following link.

    Glen B. Goldman, Attorney

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  • Is it possible for me to relocate??

    Me and my son's dad have been split up for 2 yrs now. We have gone to court we have joint custody of my 4 year old son. Non of us pays child support. I want to relocate to another state but I needed information on what I need to do so I can have ...

    Glen’s Answer

    Rules for Relocating

    Relocation is an issue the Colorado courts have reviewed numerous times. In 2005, the Colorado Supreme Court issued two rulings that dealt with relocating parents who share children.

    In one ruling, the Court distinguished between relocation of a parent during the initial divorce and relocation of a parent after parenting time has been established. The Court determined that in an initial custody proceeding, it would be easier for a parent to move, and the parties would have to address change during their initial parenting plan.

    But after initial parenting time is established, the Court determined that more stringent standards for relocation should apply because the parties and children would already be accustomed to a parenting time schedule, and the children would have established a different relationship with the majority time parent that did not exist at the time of the initial proceeding.

    In a case involving modification to an existing custody agreement, the Court found that three competing interests must be considered: the majority time parent's right to travel; the minority time parent's right to parent; and the children's best interests.

    The Supreme Court ruling mandated that 21 factors be considered to determine if relocation is in the children's best interests. The factors include the reasons for the relocation, educational opportunities in each location, and the past involvement of each of the parties with the children.

    Children's Best Interest

    You will be required to actively present information and facts demonstrating how the childs best interests will be served by relocating and present a parenting plan that will serve the best interests of you child and why.

    Relocation is a complex issue and comes with a myriad of emotional and social implications for you and your children. Consult an attorney for guidance during this challenging time, as modification of existing agreements is often as much of an emotional minefield as the initial proceedings were.

    You can find additional information about relocation our our webpage.

    Glen B. Goldman, Attorney

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  • How do i enforce court ordered 50/50 parenting time in colorado?

    5 years ago 50/5 0 parenting time was court ordered when my husband of 15 years and i divorced. Since then he has continually remained in control of the issue till now when he has managed to alienate me as much as he can out of their lives. i kn...

    Glen’s Answer

    Unfotunately, it sounds like you might need to file a motion to enforce the parenting plan. You realy should meet with an attorney to review all the facts of your case with you and decide on the best way to proceed. There are numerous factors that must be considered and weighed before filing such a motion.

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  • I have a question regarding financial asset splitting during a divorce.

    Suppose the husband has 50k in savings account and spouse has only 20k because she spent considerable amount of her savings to help out her parents/siblings after marriage.(there is proof of all transactions/transfers made from her account to her...

    Glen’s Answer

    Predicting how assets will be split up is never easy. In Colorado, marital property must be divided equitably. However, equitably does not mean the property is divided 50-50. In determining the equitable division of property, the Court will look at all relevant factors including: (a) the contributions of each spouse; (b) the value of property set apart to each spouse; (c) the economic circumstances of each spouse; and (d) any increase, decrease or depletion in the value of any separate property during the marriage.

    I have attached a link that provides some additional information regarding dividing marital assets.

    Glen B. Goldman, Attorney

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  • What is my best course of action to gain custody of my child?

    I am the non-custodial parent who has had physical custody of our son for the last 4 years. The custodial parent wrote an agreement to suspend the child support I had been paying and to transfer parental custody and arrangements to myself as he wa...

    Glen’s Answer

    You need to retain an attorney experienced in family law. That attorney will prepare and file the appropriate motion(s) with the court to help you modify parenting time and address child support. A skilled attorney will make sure that your request to modify parenting time is based on the most persuasive facts of your case. Your attorney will also be able help you deal with the problems that arise when one parent has a history of not following through on their promises and abiding by court orders.

    Another thing to keep in mind is that an attorney can help draft a proposed parenting plan that will address your current problems and help prevent future problems.

    I have provided a link below that provides additional information regarding the factors the court will look at when determining whether to modify parenting time.

    Glen B. Goldman, Attorney

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  • New bill for permanent maintenance for marriages over three years in CO? (effective Jan 1, 2014?)

    Apparently there is a new bill that provides additional permanent maintenance for marriages over 3 years that takes effect Jan2014. Is this for permanent orders hearings after Jan '14, or only for cases FILED after Jan '14? Our case was filed i...

    Glen’s Answer

    The new maintenance bill in Colorado applies to only those cases that are filed after January 1, 2014. However, many of the Judges are starting to "use" the new maintenance guildelines when ordering maintenance for cases filed before January 1, 2014.

    Glen B. Goldman

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  • My wife filed for divorce in CO. Even though we agreed on a settlement, we still had to complete financial data. What is next?

    Completed financial disclosure and turned in paperwork 5 weeks ago. Still no response from her lawyer. Since we agreed on a specific amount ($200,000) that I would give her, don't we have to meet at least one more time to put that in writing pri...

    Glen’s Answer

    I agree with the other attorneys. You really do need to hire an attorney as soon as possible to help you with your divorce. You must keep in mind that your wife's attorney is looking out for her best interests and not yours.

    Glen B. Goldman

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