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Wheat Ridge Child Custody Attorney | Co-Parenting Classes: Necessary in Jefferson County Divorce and Child Custody

writing-notes-idea-conference.jpgIf you are filing for divorce and children are involved, or if you are addressing child custody with the Jefferson County Court, often a requirement of the court is to attend a co-parenting class. Whether required or not, it can be a very helpful class to prepare both parents for possible issues and obstacles that may come up while trying to co-parent. For many, co-parenting is a new experience and so you may not know exactly what to expect moving forward. This type of course can prepare you for those situations and give you a better idea of what's to come. You and your co-parent are not required to take this class together, but can attend separate sessions.

Factors in a Wheat Ridge Child Custody Case | What Does the Court Consider When Deciding Parental Responsibilities and Parenting Time?

time-calendar-saturday-weekend-60032 (1).jpegFighting for custody or parenting time of your children is one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through. It's important that you understand the process in order to protect yourself and your children. The family law attorneys from the Pearman Law Firm are experienced in handling child custody cases and know exactly what the Jefferson County Court is looking for when it comes to presenting evidence and making parental responsibility and custody arguments. Let's look at the factors the court considers when determining parenting time and child custody in an Arvada divorce.

Factors in a Wheat Ridge Child Custody Case | What Does the Court Consider When Deciding Parental Responsibilities and Parenting Time?

time-calendar-saturday-weekend-60032 (1).jpegFighting for custody or parenting time of your children is one of the most stressful experiences a person can go through. It's important that you understand the process in order to protect yourself and your children. The family law attorneys from the Pearman Law Firm are experienced in handling child custody cases and know exactly what the Jefferson County Court is looking for when it comes to presenting evidence and making parental responsibility and custody arguments. Let's look at the factors the court considers when determining parenting time and child custody in an Arvada divorce.

Wheat Ridge Divorce Lawyer | Different Types of Divorce in Jefferson County

ring.jpgThere are many different types of divorce in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, and across Colorado based on different factors that are present or not present in a couple's situation. Let's take a closer look at each type, so you have a little better understanding of what to expect in your situation.

Wheat Ridge Child Support Attorney | How is Child Support Enforced in Jefferson County?

wallet-1010601_640.jpgWhether you are on the receiving end of a Jefferson County child support order or you are required to pay Child Support, it's important you understand how child support orders are enforced in Wheat Ridge, Arvada, and Mountainview. When child support is ordered, it is assumed that the parent will pay as required. However, when someone fails to make their payments as ordered, there are laws set to enforce child support.

Jefferson County Child Custody Attorney | Kids, Vacations, and Parenting Time - Can I Take My Children Out of State for Vacation?

family-1784512_640.jpgA New Year is upon us and usually, that means planning ahead for the rest of the year. Some of those plans may include family vacations. If you are getting divorced or have a current parental responsibilities plan, you may be wondering how vacations work. Generally, there is not an issue if you choose to vacation within the State of Colorado, however, if an out of state vacation is on your radar, that can be a different story.

Wheat Ridge Child Custody Attorney | Following Parenting Plans and Losing Custody in Jefferson County

mother-1245764_640.jpgI recently read an article about a woman who temporarily lost custody of her children for not following the terms of her court ordered parenting plan, as ordered through her divorce agreement. When a person signs a divorce agreement that includes parental responsibilities and different clauses related to child-rearing, those are set in stone. Unless you go back to the Jefferson County Court to have the orders modified, there are serious repercussions for not following the orders. The mother had her children taken from her for not following the religious-upbringing clause of their divorce agreement. She had agreed to raise the children in a strictly Orthodox Jewish home. The mother, however, came out as gay, which the father felt conflicted with the Hasidic Judaism traditions they agreed to raise their children under.

Wheat Ridge Parental Alienation and Divorce Attorney | What is Parental Alienation in Jefferson County?

pexels-photo-286625.jpegAs an experienced divorce and child custody attorney in Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County, I have dealt with all types of divorce cases, ranging from extremely amicable to extremely tumultuous. Sometimes in the more troubling cases, the parties begin to use the children as pawns and one parent will undermine the relationship of the kids with their other parent. This is known as parental alienation and is treated very seriously in the Jefferson County family court. This alienation can range from making statements to weaken the relationship with the other parent, keeping the children from the other parent, or even making false claims of abuse.

Wheat Ridge Divorce Attorney | What Are Automatic Temporary Injunctions in my Jefferson County Divorce?

document-428331_640.jpgWhen divorce or legal separation proceedings begin in Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County, an automatic temporary injunction is a vital part. An automatic temporary injunction essentially outlines what a party is not allowed to do and what a party must do. It is basically a protection that is put in place. Basically, it is about keeping things status quo. Both parties are allowed to continue doing what they have historically been able to do and not do something new. For example, spending from any joint accounts: the parties can continue to spend money on the usual items like groceries and necessary home expenses, but cannot do something withdraw $10,000 from the account.

Wheat Ridge Divorce Lawyer | The Difference Between Separation and Legal Separation

man-2933984_640.jpgOften, people in Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County think living apart from a spouse means they are legally separated. This, however, is not the case. In order to be legally separated, legal paperwork must be filed with the courts. When married couples choose to not be together anymore, they have two legal pathways to choose from: a legal separation or a divorce.

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