I believe that the courtroom should be used as a last resort in resolving family law... more
I believe that the courtroom should be used as a last resort in resolving family law matters. The emotional and financial toll that going to court can take on parents, children and former spouses is difficult to quantify, but for many, it inflicts wounds that don’t heal. When families break up, there is plenty of blame and justifiable anger to go around. However, I believe that mediated sett... view profile
My practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including pre-divorce legal... more
My practice focuses on all aspects of family law, including pre-divorce legal counseling, complex divorce litigation, alternative dispute resolution, mediation, preservation of financial assets, negotiation of child custody arrangements, child support, maintenance, and protection of parental rights.
Prior to joining the firm, Megan served as a Deputy District Attorney for the City... more
Prior to joining the firm, Megan served as a Deputy District Attorney for the City and County of Denver, Colorado for three and a half years. Megan was appointed by Bill Ritter to run a specialized juvenile federal grant program at the District Attorney's Office wherein she gained invaluable experience in family related legal matters. Accordingly, Megan has extensive court experience trying cas... view profile
John is Special Counsel for Inman FlynnBiesterfeld Brentlinger,P.C.a law firm in... more
John is Special Counsel for Inman FlynnBiesterfeld Brentlinger,P.C.a law firm in Denver, Colorado,established in 1961. John is charge of the family law and bankruptcy practice areas for the firm. Experienced and knowledgeable, John helps familiesin transitionnavigatesome of life's most challenging periods with exceptional representation and legal advice.
Known for compassionate, yet aggressive representation when necessary, Barbara (Lunt)... more
Known for compassionate, yet aggressive representation when necessary, Barbara (Lunt) Ornelas has been practicing family law in Larimer County for over 24 years. Barb graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley with a 4.0 grade point average, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She attended the University of Denver - College of Law while raising ... view profile
For over 14 years, Marc Patoile has enjoyed a practice which focuses on negotiation... more
For over 14 years, Marc Patoile has enjoyed a practice which focuses on negotiation and litigation, where he brings a law and business based education, which includes an M.B.A., and a great depth of courtroom experience. As a named partner at the 8-attorney firm of Folkestad Fazekas Barrick Patoile, P.C., in Douglas County, Mr. Patoile has developed a regional reputation as a trial lawyer hand... view profile
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and kidnapping. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.