Have A Kind New Year

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. With the new year upon us, I like to look back and reflect on all for which I am grateful in the last year.  What stands out the most are the acts of kindness.   One client had a friend pay her fees and costs, knowing…

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Cluttered House, Cluttered Heart, Cluttered Mind

By Emily Ploch Whenever I am feeling stressed, I feel the need to clean, and clean NOW. Like really deep clean and organize everything. You may think that cleaning is just a distraction from whatever I am feeling stressed about, but a cluttered house and a cluttered mind have a…

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Divorce in the Day of COVID

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. This virus has changed the world, and that includes divorce cases.   While divorces are proceeding, they are different now, from beginning to end. In “the good old days,” the parties and their attorneys would attend Initial Status Conferences in person.   It was the first introduction…

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Has Your Senior Graduated?

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. Despite the crazy times created by the Coronavirus, my son has now officially graduated from high school.   I am so thankful he was able to enjoy a bit of normalcy offered from a true graduation ceremony.   Here is hoping that college in the fall is…

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An Order is an Order, Not an Option

By Sahar P. Safi, Esq. You did it.  You separated from your partner and your child’s other parent, went through the entire legal case, all the pleadings and motions, the mediation and alternative dispute resolution, the Court appearances and hearings, possibly even had a child expert involved, and now finally…

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No, Colorado is Not a 50-50 State!

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. There is an urban myth out there that Colorado is a 50-50 parenting time state. I have even had potential new clients tell me this is the law.  It simply is not accurate.  Colorado parental responsibilities actions are based upon the best interests of the…

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Who Do You Want on Your Side?

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. As I mentally review this year, I see a theme – standup for what is right, and do not allow misplaced attacks.   I am proud that our firm has done exactly this in 2019. It has never made sense for a lawyer to tell me…

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Thankful

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. I just want to take this opportunity to thank each and every client, former and current, for entrusting your case to us. Being involved in a legal proceeding is one of the most difficult times through which people will go. We are honored to assist…

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A Confession, or Two, and an Epiphany

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. I am a closet pageant queen.  There, I said it.  From the age of 16 until I turned 21, I coveted a sash and crown.  Then, when I entered law school at the age of 22, until now, at the age of 50, I hoped…

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A Name Change Post-Decree?

By Brenda L. Storey, Esq. Outside the divorce arena, a name change requires background checks, jumping through hoops and red tape.  The country music group Pistol Annies has a catchy song about changing a party’s name as a result of a divorce.  They are really right on, as it does…

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