Court of Appeals Recognizes Unreasonable Delay as a Defense to Spousal Support Collection Efforts 11:22, March 1, 2018

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Author: Robert E. Kendig

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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Robert E. Kendig is a shareholder in the Aspen-based law firm Garfield & Hecht, P.C. (G&H), a full service, AV-rated firm. His practice consists primarily of family law matters including complex and high conflict marital dissolution and parental responsibilities cases, as well as issues relating to marital agreements, common law marriage, rights of unmarried cohabitants and similar subjects.   […]

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