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PARENTING AND CUSTODY ARTICLES

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What Kind of Co-Parent are you and your EX?


There are three categories of co-parents.  Which are you?

Cooperative Parenting (25-30% of co-parents)

These parents plan jointly and provide support to each other when needed. They are flexible and communicate well with very little conflict….

Can I Take My Kids Out of State?


The short answer is: no, not while the divorce case is pending.
In Colorado, after a divorce paperwork is filed jointly by both parties, after the other party is personally served with the divorce paperwork, or after the other party waives and accepts service of
 

1-2-3 Magic Method


Help! My daughter won’t eat her vegetables and its throwing a fit … What do I do?

One way that some experts suggest….

Top 10 Ways to Protect your Child During a Divorce


1.  Talk to your children about your separation. Studies show that only 5 percent of parents actually sit down with their kids when they are separating or divorcing, to explain what’s happening

The Parenting Expert Didn’t Agree With We on Custody! Now What?


Courts often appoint a parenting expert to make recommendations regarding custody of children when the parents can’t agree.  This allows the Judge to have more information when making the very difficult decisions….


Divorce is complicated and stressful enough, but when allegations of domestic abuse are involved, the situation is even more difficult.

If you are being accused of spousal abuse or intimate partner violence during your divorce in Colorado, there are some very important things to know….

Parenting Time Conundrum


Help! I’m deploying and I want my current spouse to spend parenting time with my child while I’m gone.  Is this allowed in Colorado?

The short answer: yes.

In 2007, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that a fit parent could delegate parenting time to a stepparent if….


KHM Law recently received training  on evaluating substance abuse allegations and the effects of substance abuse on parenting.  If you are going through a divorce or custody case and substance abuse by a parent is an issue, here are a few things you should know….


The attorneys at Knies, Helland & McPherson Law are often asked this question, and unsurprisingly, the answer is complex.

When determining a parenting time schedule for minor children, the Colorado courts examines a host of different factors….


Parallel parenting is an arrangement in which divorced parents are able to “co-parent” by means of disengaging from one another. This happens by having limited direct contact in situations where….


Divorce and custody disputes are stressful for all family member. Children, especially, may feel like they have no control over the rapid changes happening around them. As a result….

Is Colorado a “Mother State”?


The Colorado courts use the factors in this statute to determine a parenting schedule that is in the child’s best interest.

There is nothing in the “best interest of the child” statute that states that there is preference for mothers over fathers, or vice versa.


Family law practitioners are seeing an increased amount of cases involving transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) children in non-intact families. These cases may involve….