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Jeff provides family law excellence in divorce, child and spousal support, parenting rights and obligations, property division, marital and separation agreements, name changes, modifications, and more. Whether you need advice, consultation, settlement, and litigation support, Jeff can help.


Jeff has been an attorney for over a decade, practicing both in Connecticut and Colorado.  He has also worked directly with Judges and Magistrates while employed as a research and law clerk by the judicial branch.


Jeff has published articles and legal anntoations that appear in both national and federal products. 


Prior to studying law, Jeff studied theoretical and applied philosophy, with a focus on legal philosophy.  His interests includ music performance, rock limbing, exercise, and partering with his wife to provide excellent parenting to their two children.   


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Contact info

Alter Family Law

7350 E. Progress Pl.
Suite 100
Greenwood Village, CO, 80111-2937

Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 50%
  2. Child Support: 15%
  3. Child Custody: 15%
  4. Alimony: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($200-250/hour), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Gamertsfelder Award for Outstanding Work in PhilosophyOhio UniversityN/A
American Jurisprudence Award for Legal SkillsCalifornia Western School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerAlter Family Law2006 - Present
N/AColorado Judicial Branch2003 - 2006
N/AConnecticut Judicial Branch1999 - 2002
Legal Author / EditorLawyers Cooperative Publishing / West Group1995 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
Colorado Bar Association, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Colorado Bar Association, Litigation SectionN/AN/A
Arapahoe County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Denver Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Backhaus v. BackhausStrong presentation forcing settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
American Law Reports (ALR)Various ArticlesN/A
American Jurisprudence 2ndVarious ArticlesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Bowling Green State UniversityApplied Philosophy of LawGraduate StudyN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lawyers at the LIbraryFamily Law2012