Custody – Putting the Children First

“I need to get legal custody of my children, but we aren’t married.  How do I do that?”  We get this question frequently. The name of the proceeding is a real mouth full: Allocation of Parental Responsibilities or “APR.” Colorado courts now speak of “decision making”...

Divorce – A Big and Final Decision

Thinking about getting a divorce?  That’s a big and often frightening decision to make.  If you decide to, then many questions come up.  Do you need a lawyer?  What do you have to do?  Where do you go to court?  What happens to the children?  To the pets?  Who...
Rebecca A. Pescador – Senior Attorney

Rebecca A. Pescador – Senior Attorney

Rebecca Pescador grew up in Southwest Colorado learning a love of law from the family business attorney. She loves the idea that people can be helped through the struggles and politics of everyday life through books and logic. After earning a Bachelor of...

Probate – Things Left Undone

Probate.  It has a really bad reputation.  You’re supposed to avoid it at all costs, right?  Not necessarily.  You always need a wise estate plan, but if your only concern is avoiding probate, you may end up with a plan that really is not the best one for you. So what...

Disability – Long Term Problems

We don’t like to think about ourselves or our loved ones becoming disabled.  However, it is becoming increasingly likely that disability will directly touch our lives.  A good estate plan helps to prepare for disability.  It can maximize the value of your money spent...