Colorado Springs Family Law Attorney

Family Law Attorney in Colorado Springs

Daugherty Law LLC – providing you with the expert legal assistance when you need it.

When you are faced with legal issues that impact the future of your family, you can easily become frustrated and confused. Fortunately, it is not necessary for you to face those issues on your own. Mary Daugherty, an experienced and trusted family law attorney in Colorado Springs, will help you explore your options and guide you through the process to find the best legal solution for your issue.

Mary Daugherty is fully committed to assisting families with finding resolutions to a wide range of legal issues, including divorce, child support, and child custody, step parent adoption, name changes, restraining orders and guardianship.

Divorce

Whether your specific case just requires mediation, is an uncontested divorce or contested divorce, Mary Daugherty is here to assist you. A spouse who is seriously considering a divorce or separation should get an appointment scheduled with Daugherty Law LLC before the actual date of their separation to receive some preliminary advice that can be very helpful.

Child Custody

Child visitation and custody are one of the main priorities of divorcing parents. When trying to provide your child with a healthy and safe environment, it is very important that realistic expectations are set and to keep the best interests of the children in mind at all times. Mary Daugherty can provide the support that you need to help you understand what your legal options are and work diligently to ensure that your voice is heard on any matter involving your children.

Name Change

If you are getting a divorce and you took the last name of your spouse when you married, as part of your divorce you might ask the judge to allow you to change your last name. Or you might want to change the last name of your children to your new husband’s name. Name changes can sometimes be a confusing and complex aspect of Colorado family law, and you need assistance from an experienced and skilled family law attorney.

Step Parent Adoption

This refers to adoption by a child’s legal parent’s spouse. Second parent adoption, which is also called co-parent adoption, refers to adoption by someone who is acting in the parental role already, but who isn’t necessarily the spouse of the legal parent. As advancements have increased in assisted reproduction, second-parent adoption also has become increasingly common, for both opposite-sex and same-sex couples. Allow Mary Daugherty to guide you through and explain the complexities that are involved with step-parent adoption procedures.

Guardianship

Daugherty Law LLC assists people with establishing guardianships for children. 

Restraining Orders

Arriving at the decision to seek assistance from an abuser, end a relationship or file for divorce, can take many years and might feel like a very long process. However, it is important for you to be aware of the fact that there are legal options that are available to you to help you protect yourself. If you or a loved one are afraid of the potential consequences of ending your relationship, or if you have suffered harm from your spouse, then you should consider protective and restraining orders.

It might seem monumental to you see to take the first step to protect yourself, but an attorney can guide you through the entire process and discuss your options with you. Mary Daugherty at Daugherty Law LLC has years of experience in assisting people with filing protective and restraining orders, and we can help you take the necessary step to hold your abuse accountable for their actions.

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