Denver Family Law and Estate Planning Blog

What To Do If Your Child Wishes To Modify A Parenting Plan

A parenting plan is determined during a divorce and always aims to represent the best interests of the children in the dissolving relationship. When developing a parenting plan, several factors are considered, such as the wishes of the children and the ability of the parents to care for them. As children age, their views may […]

Why Power Of Attorney Is Important

There are many reasons an individual may wish to grant somebody else the authority to act on their behalf in legal, financial and healthcare matters. This includes when they are aging or unwell, particularly if they are facing reduced mental capacity as a result; when they are planning to be overseas for a period of […]

So You’re Contemplating a Divorce: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Divorce is discussed often today, as it’s become more common over the past few decades. However, how each partner is meant to protect themselves isn’t usually included in the conversation. If you’re not careful, you risk losing control of your money, home, and mental health if you don’t know how to prepare. In this article, […]

Estate Planning and Why It’s Important

Estate planning is an important strategy that involves making the necessary arrangements so that your assets go to the right beneficiaries if you were to become mentally incapacitated or pass away. While not everyone is comfortable thinking about their mortality, death is a fact of life. One of the questions you must ask yourself is, […]

Prenups: What You Need to Know & Why You Should Have One

Millions of people get married in the U.S. every year, and as marriage has evolved overtime, more people are considering prenups than before. Whether you first heard about a prenup in a song or in a celebrity divorce scandal, these agreements are no longer just for the super famous or uber wealthy. With half of […]

The Divorce Law in Colorado

Despite people’s best efforts, some marriages don’t work out and end up dissolving. In Colorado alone, the divorce rate is at 12%⁠—the 15th highest in the country. If you’ve made the decision to dissolve your marriage, knowing what to expect during the process will help relieve the stress and uncertainty. In this article, we’ll discuss […]

Experienced Child Custody Attorneys

Sad to say, not all marriages work out. Sometimes, two people simply cannot reach a compromise and have no other choice but to dissolve the relationship. Lewis & Matthews, P.C. is here to help parents deal with the legal processes as well as the aftermaths and implications of divorce so they can start anew with […]

Seasoned Child Support Lawyers

Divorce is a trying time for all parties involved. On top of the financial and emotional burden, clients in a divorce or custody battle also need to come to an agreement regarding final compensation to aid with the expenses of their child. It’s best to work with experienced Colorado child support lawyers to ensure that […]

How Do You Modify Your Current Parenting Plan

Sometimes a change of circumstances or parenting concerns makes a parent wonder if they have the power to modify an order of the court concerning primary residence, parenting time, or decision making. In Colorado, different standards apply depending upon the given the level and kind of change that is being requested. Modification of Parenting Time […]

Why Use Lewis & Matthews for Child Custody Issues

Skilled Colorado Divorce Attorneys Watching Out For You and Your Children A divorce is difficult and the effects can be felt for decades after the marriage officially ends. When spouses have children, the stakes are even higher and the possibility of long-lasting emotional damage is high. Our founding partners experienced the anguish of divorce and all of […]