COVID 19 and Common-Law Marriages in Colorado By: Leah M. Gallant, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. 12:58, May 22, 2020

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Category: Aspen Family Law

The COVID 19 pandemic and its related social distancing and avoiding large gatherings means that some couples may be interested in consummating a marriage without waiting for the usual formalities of a marriage license and a ceremony. Current prohibitions against large gatherings of families and friends make wedding planning difficult. Colorado is one of the […]

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UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS OF THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE By: Eric Musselman and Sarah Oszczakiewicz The attorney-client privilege is an important protection for anyone who may be seeking or is currently represented by an attorney. As a client, understanding the meaning, purpose, and scope of the privilege can assist in helping to receive its full protection. This […]

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In 2017, the Colorado Court of Appeals recognized, for the first time,  that “laches” may be raised as a defense to the collection of unpaid spousal support.  Laches is a defense that may be raised when one who has a claim delays unreasonably in the pursuing the claim and the defendant is prejudiced by the […]

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