Family Law Resources

How to Get Child Custody Orders Enforced in Texas

Feb 21, 2024

Divorce can end an unworkable marriage. Unfortunately, it does not always end the bickering, pettiness, or unwillingness to cooperate b...

Creating a Rock Solid Premarital Agreement in Texas

Feb 20, 2024

If you just got engaged, discussing certain ‘what ifs’ with your prospective spouse isn’t romantic. However, if handled honestly and de...

How to Modify Your Texas Possession and Access Order

Feb 14, 2024

You may believe possession and access arrangements are set in stone once your divorce is finalized. This is not always the case because...

3 Reasons a D-I-Y Divorce is Not Right for You

Jan 30, 2024

Divorce is more than a stressful legal process. It’s a huge life change. Let’s go over the top three reasons why a DIY divo...

Divorcing a Previous Spouse for the Second Time

Sep 18, 2023

Yes, it happens. You may even be living proof: People with the loveliest intentions can still make the same mistake twice. It’s … perpl...

How Do You Know If You’re Common Law Married?

Sep 12, 2023

Colorado is one of the few States that recognizes common law marriage. This is convenient to Centennial Staters who’d rather just choos...

Protect Your Money from Marital Waste During Divorce

Sep 7, 2023

Do you know where your estranged spouse is tonight? Maybe it’s easy right now to tell yourself you don’t care. Accusations were made. D...

Can Your Spouse Foot the Bill for Your Divorce Attorney?

Aug 28, 2023

One unfortunate reason people stay in unhappy marriages is money, or the lack of it. After all, the average divorce costs around $13,00...

Dating While You’re Separated

Aug 14, 2023

For some people getting divorced, the idea of finding someone new is the furthest thing from their minds. For others, divorce is actual...

Your Roadmap through the Family Law Appeals Process

Jul 31, 2023

Is there a feeling more nerve-wracking than the one you get waiting for a family court judge to issue a decision? After all, these ruli...

How to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce

Jul 25, 2023

Children look to their parents for security, and divorce inevitably shifts the family foundation a child has come to rely on. That’s wh...

Tips for Divorcing a Narcissist

Jul 10, 2023

Divorce is hard enough. Often overlooked is how who you’re divorcing can determine how much turmoil you’ll endure before the judge sign...

Three Ways to Decrease Your Alimony Payments

Jul 10, 2023

One of your priorities as a parent is supporting your children, both financially and emotionally. However, your financial circumstances...

Survive Divorce: A How-To Guide

Jun 20, 2023

At Robinson & Henry, we understand that divorce is one of the most stressful events you’ll experience in your lifetime. Our k...

10 Signs Your Spouse is Hiding Assets (Colorado)

Jun 19, 2023

Download the 10 Signs Your Spouse is Hiding Assets guide.  You probably trusted the person you married. But divorce can twist spouses i...

FAQ: What Should I Know About Getting Divorced in Colorado?

June 7, 2023

Divorce brings a tidal wave of emotions, among them uncertainty. Who will keep the house? Where will my children live? Will I have to p...

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Case for More Custody

May 30, 2023

Divorces with children and custody dispute matters are among the most contentious family law cases. Emotions run high because there is ...

How Long Do I Get Alimony in Colorado?

May 4, 2023

Alimony, often called spousal maintenance or spousal support in Colorado, refers to periodic payments made by a higher-earning spouse t...

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Colorado Alimony

Apr 26, 2023

In Colorado, spousal maintenance, also known as “alimony,” is often awarded to one spouse after divorce. Most people know t...

The Coloradan’s Guide to Avoid Paying Alimony

Apr 20, 2023

Let’s be honest, few people who are getting a divorce want to financially support their ex-spouse in the future. In Colorado, though, m...

How Do You Calculate Alimony in Colorado?

Apr 19, 2023

Spousal maintenance, commonly referred to as alimony or spousal support, is meant to get the lower-earning spouse back on their feet af...

If I Lose My Job, Do I Still Have To Pay Alimony In Colorado?

Apr 17, 2023

The sudden loss of employment can catch anyone off guard. You may lose certainty over what you can afford until you find a new job — an...

How to Find the Best Family Law Attorney for Your Colorado Divorce

Apr 17, 2023

Cary Grant once said that divorce is a game played by lawyers. That’s fair enough as wry observations go. But divorce is no game to the...

What You Need to Know about Contempt of Court in Colorado Family Law Cases

Apr 10, 2023

The rule of law philosophy assumes that good people will follow it. Unfortunately, people are not always on their best behavior outside...

Learn the Frequently Used Terms in Your Colorado Family Law Case

Apr 6, 2023

You’re probably familiar with terms such as “child custody” and “alimony.” However, you may not hear thos...

Can I Deduct My Alimony Payments?

Apr 5, 2023

Until 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allowed paying spouses to deduct spousal support payments and required the receiving spo...

*Case Study: A Successful Colorado Kinship Adoption Saves Child From Foster Care System

Apr 4, 2023

Most people don’t expect to get good news when the phone rings in the middle of the night. So when a Denver-area couple received such a...

Enforcing the Terms of Your Separation Agreement

Apr 4, 2023

A divorce decree is more than a document declaring the end of a marriage. It is a court order. Some ex-spouses forget this. They drag t...

Why You Should Consider a Colorado Kinship Adoption

Apr 3, 2023

Kinship adoption is the legal process of placing a child with a close relative or family member. It provides a permanent home after a c...

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Lawyers and Costs in a Colorado Child Custody Case

Mar 29, 2023

Divorce cases involving children can quickly escalate. Even parents who swore they would stay civil for the kids can find themselves em...

6 Ways Divorce Benefits Children

Mar 10, 2023

“Stay together for the kids.” That’s the advice often given to people who are contemplating divorce. However, this conventional wisdom ...

Why You Should Hire a Colorado Divorce Attorney

Mar 9, 2023

Divorce is a painful process. There’s no denying that. It’s perfectly acceptable to want to get it over with as quickly as possible. Ho...

Colorado Restraining Orders

Mar 8, 2023

If you feel that you need protection from someone or if you need help fighting a restraining order or domestic violence charge, take qu...

How to Get Mediation in Your Colorado Child Custody Case

Mar 8, 2023

Getting divorced usually means you and your spouse are past the point of working things out. While your marriage may be ending, you sti...

How to Change the Jurisdiction of Your Child Custody Case

Mar 7, 2023

It’s an unfortunate reality that marriages end and families split up. Maybe a new job or relationship brought you and your child to Col...

Can My Child be Included on the Restraining Order?

Mar 6, 2023

It can be difficult when you and your ex share custody of your child but you’ve filed for a restraining order. You want you and your ch...

FAQ: We Answer Your Questions About Child Support

Mar 1, 2023

If you are getting divorced and have children, it’s important to familiarize yourself with Colorado child support laws. Whether y...

A Lawyer’s Insider Tips and Strategies for Your Colorado Child Custody Case

Feb 28, 2023

The end of your marriage or relationship should not threaten the bond between you and your child or children. Unfortunately, estranged ...

What Should I Do If My Ex Refuses to Return My Child?

Feb 18, 2023

It’s 9 p.m. Sunday and your children were due back three hours ago from parenting time at their other parent’s house. You’ve repeatedly...

How to Get Full Custody in Colorado

Feb 17, 2023

Many parents wonder if getting sole custody is possible in their Colorado family law case. The first thing they need to know is that, i...

Pet Custody and Divorce in Colorado: What Happens to your Pets?

Feb 16, 2023

Have you ever referred to your dog or cat as your ”child”? You’re not alone–80 percent of owners view their pets as family members, acc...

Can a Stepparent Get Custody Rights in Colorado?

Feb 16, 2023

Parenting is hard. Step-parenting can be even harder. When you married someone who had children from a previous relationship, you took ...

Navigating Colorado Custody Cases When a Parent or Child Has a Disability

Feb 15, 2023

Navigating Colorado custody cases when a parent or child has a disability can be a challenge. Divorces that include child custody disag...

FAQ: What types of income are included in alimony payments in a Texas divorce?

Feb 10, 2023

Calculating spousal maintenance can get tricky in Texas divorce cases. This article answers some common questions about this issue and ...

What are a father’s rights to see his child before and after a divorce?

Feb 9, 2023

A child flourishes when both parents play an active role in their lives. As a father, you have the right to spend time with your childr...

How to Win a Child Relocation Case in Colorado

Feb 8, 2023

Being able to freely move around is a fundamental right in the U.S. When it comes to family law, the court does not have the authority ...

Why Collaborative Divorce Works for People Over 50

Feb 2, 2023

Till death do us part? You’ve done your part. Now you’ve decided not to spend your sunset years with a spouse you’re not close to anymo...

What are My Rights if I Don’t Have a Custody Agreement in Colorado?

Feb 2, 2023

Some parents who aren’t together anymore decide to keep custody issues out of the court and simply trust each other to do right by thei...

Emergency Motions to Restrict Parenting Time in Colorado

Jan 31, 2023

In divorce and custody matters, the court will allow both parents parenting time with their children unless it would “endanger the chil...

What is considered a high net-worth divorce in Texas?

Jan 30, 2023

If you and your spouse acquired significant assets during your marriage, or one of you came into the marriage with considerable wealth,...

Uncovering the Truth in a Texas Divorce: How a Private Investigator Can Help

Jan 29, 2023

Unfortunately, divorce can bring out the worst in people. Your spouse may waste marital assets, lie about having an affair, or try to c...

What are a father’s rights when one parent wants to move out of state?

Jan 28, 2023

Shared custody, with both parents actively participating in their children’s lives, is typically the ideal post-divorce situation. But ...

Navigating Holiday Celebrations After Divorce: 8 Tips for a Stress-Free Co-Parenting Experience

Jan 27, 2023

When you’re married, vacations, holidays and family traditions are a shared experience. Divorce forces you and your ex to divide these ...

How Do You Get Full Custody of a Child in Texas?

Jan 26, 2023

Your marriage has ended, and you want the children in your primary care. Whether you believe you’re the more reliable parent or you hav...

Why Do Men Have to Pay Alimony?

Jan 26, 2023

The late American actor John Barrymore observed a century ago that “You never realize how short a month is until you pay alimony.” Barr...

FAQ: Texas Alimony

Jan 25, 2023

It has been called “the ransom that the happy pay to the devil.” Then again, when it comes to alimony, you rarely find anyone who is ha...

How Long Does it Take for a Father to Get Visitation Rights?

Jan 24, 2023

If you’re a dad going through divorce, you may wonder how long it’s going to take for you to get visitation with your kids. The answer:...

FAQ: Men’s Rights During a Colorado Divorce

Jan 23, 2023

For many years, family law was not particularly friendly to men. Courts often relied on antiquated gender roles to make decisions about...

What Happens if One Spouse Dies During the Divorce Process in Texas?

Jan 21, 2023

Life is fleeting. As it happens, so are many marriages. The ending of either can be unfortunate and untimely. However, the tragedy is c...

Get a Head Start on Winning Your Texas Custody Case

Jan 20, 2023

Divorce with children is stressful. Determining who gets what rights to the kids can turn an otherwise amicable divorce into bitter, pr...

Is it Possible to Avoid Paying Alimony in Texas?

Jan 10, 2023

This is a common scenario: spouses decide to end their marriage, and they don’t want to drag it out; but one of them is concerned havin...

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Spousal Maintenance?

Jan 9, 2023

A lack of financial resources can keep people stuck in an abusive marriage. Your spouse may limit your access to money, earn a higher i...

A Guide to Choosing Your Texas Divorce Attorney

Jan 6, 2023

It’s tough to know what to expect when you’re planning to file for divorce, and that fear of the unknown can feel paralyzing. Hiring a ...

Parenting Time Calendar

Jan 1, 2023

Whether you’re a parent considering divorce or one who’s thinking about filing a motion to get more parenting time, youR...