Author Archives : Chistopher N. Little

  • Alimony Modifications Due to Loss of Income

    Posted on July 8, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    Life can bring many unexpected and sometimes not so pleasant changes. Millions of Americans are experiencing this fact as of late thanks to the coronavirus outbreak. In May, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) reported that the state’s unemployment rate had reached 10.2 percent. The downturn of the economy has left many Coloradoans scrambling to pay their bills and wondering what to do next. For unemployed workers paying al...

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  • Do You Disagree with the Court’s Custody Order?

    Posted on July 1, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    It is not uncommon for parents to be disappointed or even furious regarding the court's custody order, especially if they believe their own input was not taken into consideration. If this has happened to you, you are likely wondering what options you have if you do not agree with the custody order handed down by a family court judge. The first step is to contact an experienced Aurora appeals lawyer who can help you navigate the legal environmen...

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  • Adoption FAQs

    Posted on June 24, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    Adoption can be a unique way to add to your family and to help children who need the safety and stability of positive home life. However, it also comes with many questions. Since it is a legal process and status, a formal adoption must meet the requirements of the law to be valid. Without this status, your rights and obligations to the child could be minimal. Therefore, it is crucial that you understand the legal requirements for adoption and r...

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  • Do You Need a Separation Agreement?

    Posted on June 17, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    If you or your spouse have decided your marriage is headed for divorce, you might be considering a legal separation. However, it is crucial to note that legal separation is more than just splitting your property and living apart. Issues surrounding legal separation and divorce can inherently be quite confusing, whether you have been down this road before or not. If you are considering a separation or divorce, an experienced Aurora legal separat...

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  • Domestic Violence Reports on the Rise During COVID-19 Shutdown

    Posted on June 10, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    There is no arguing that the stay at home and shelter in place orders that spread across the nation beginning in March 2020 helped stop the spread of COVID-19 and saved lives. There were many unintended consequences of this shutdown, some positive such as the environmental benefits and others negative such as a rise in domestic abuse. This pandemic brought the perfect storm for domestic violence to increase; more time at home, less contact with...

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  • When Should You Change Your Custody Order?

    Posted on June 3, 2020 by Chistopher N. Little

    Upon finalizing your divorce, you came away with child custody orders that suited you and your children’s circumstances at the time. Circumstances change, however, and as children grow, their needs also change. Colorado courts understand that modifying child custody orders is sometimes imperative to serving the involved children’s best interests, and as such, they support those changes they deem in alliance with safe and supportive living c...

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