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How to Modify a Parenting Plan

This is Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Mary Daugherty of Daugherty Law LLC in Colorado Springs.One of the many questions I get is how to modify a parenting plan. Here are a few steps that can help you get this done.Why Do You Want To Modify A Parenting...

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How To Legally Change Your Name

How To Legally Change Your Name

I’m attorney Mary Daugherty of Daugherty Law LLC here in Colorado Springs. There are many different reasons why a person would want to change their name. Here are just a few: A misspelling on a birth certificate or social security card A nickname that...

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How Do You Plan For Divorce?

Divorce is a big life step. The process can be time consuming, and financially and emotionally draining, but you can prepare yourself for it. The first step once you see with certainty marriage is irretrievably broken, is to make a plan for after you are divorced. You...

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Divorce v. Legal Separation v. Separation

When looking into options at the end of a marriage, you may run across the terms “divorce,” “separation,” and “legal separation.” So, what’s the difference? A divorce, which in Colorado is called a dissolution of marriage, is the process in which a couple ends their...

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Relationship Advice from a Divorce Attorney

As a divorce attorney, I’ve seen many couples end their marriages and there are some common themes that I’ve picked up on. The most common one is the lack of good communication. I wanted to share an easy way to communicate about real things without starting a fight....

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How to Save Money When Hiring an Attorney

When hiring an attorney to handle your divorce or custody issues, there are a few tips you can use to help you pinch your pennies. Remember that sometimes, “you get what you pay for,” so make sure you are paying for the quality of attorney you want! Here are my four...

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What to Expect in a Colorado Divorce

Every person is unique and so are the factors that are significant to him/her if the need to dissolve marriage arises. Since dissolving one’s marriage affects almost every aspect of a person’s life, I find that as a divorce attorney I must pay careful attention to the...

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Can I collect alimony in Colorado?

In Colorado, alimony is referred to as spousal maintenance and is common. Alimony can be temporary (during the course of the divorce proceedings) or ongoing (for a set number of months after the divorce). There are guidelines in Colorado Statutes as to what kinds how...

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