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When children are caught in the middle of their parent’s separation, it can be a difficult time for everyone involved. When it comes to matters of child custody, you need a family law attorney who has your child’s best interest at heart.

Tune into our child custody lawyer blog to learn everything you need to know about child custody in Denver. At the Law Offices of Kelli J. Malcolm, we are trusted as the subject matter experts in child custody law, providing consultations to other local family lawyers. If you need legal counsel for your child custody issues, contact us for your free consultation today!

Child Support: What It’s For

Child Support: What It’s For

Child support is money paid by one parent to the other for the provision of financial support for a mutual child or children. Generally, the money is paid by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent to offset the cost burden of the child. However, in the state of Colorado, rarely is sole custody awarded…

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Mastering Parallel Parenting

Mastering Parallel Parenting

Divorce is a traumatic experience in anyone’s life as it symbolizes the end of a lifelong commitment two people made to each other. Generally, people do not enter into the institution of marriage lightly, so when it comes to an end, there is inevitable grief to process, especially if the end was triggered by a…

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Is Sole Decision-Making a Possibility in Colorado Custody Cases?

Is Sole Decision-Making a Possibility in Colorado Custody Cases?

Decisions regarding who gets to take care of the children in a divorce or custody battle are never easy ones. These decisions involve who will be making major decisions for the children, as well as where the children will live. While Colorado courts prefer that both parents be actively involved, some situations do exist where…

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Understanding Grandparents’ Rights in Colorado

Understanding Grandparents’ Rights in Colorado

Grandparents are often very involved in the lives of their grandchildren, but that can suddenly change when a divorce or separation occurs. Many times, grandparents suddenly find themselves shut out of the lives of their grandchildren and are unsure of what rights they have to maintain that connection. This is where grandparents rights often are…

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6 Things To Know When Asking To Modify Parental Responsibility Orders In Colorado

6 Things To Know When Asking To Modify Parental Responsibility Orders In Colorado

Colorado family courts tend to want to avoid disrupting the status quo in a child’s life if at all possible, but unfortunately, modifications do need to be made periodically to parental responsibility orders. It is important that a party seeking a modification of parental responsibility orders understand what is required before filing anything in court…

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5 Factors Affecting Colorado Parental Responsibility Agreements & Relocation Laws

5 Factors Affecting Colorado Parental Responsibility Agreements & Relocation Laws

One of the most contested issues when it comes to post-decree decisions in family law is relocation. In an ideal world, parents would remain within close distance of each other so that children have access to both parents, but the ideal is not always the case. Many times, a new job or life change will…

Read More
Child Support: What It’s For

Child Support: What It’s For

Child support is money paid by one parent to the other for the provision of financial support for a mutual child or children. Generally, the money is paid by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent to offset the cost burden of the child. However, in the state of Colorado, rarely is sole custody awarded…

Read More
Mastering Parallel Parenting

Mastering Parallel Parenting

Divorce is a traumatic experience in anyone’s life as it symbolizes the end of a lifelong commitment two people made to each other. Generally, people do not enter into the institution of marriage lightly, so when it comes to an end, there is inevitable grief to process, especially if the end was triggered by a…

Read More
Is Sole Decision-Making a Possibility in Colorado Custody Cases?

Is Sole Decision-Making a Possibility in Colorado Custody Cases?

Decisions regarding who gets to take care of the children in a divorce or custody battle are never easy ones. These decisions involve who will be making major decisions for the children, as well as where the children will live. While Colorado courts prefer that both parents be actively involved, some situations do exist where…

Read More
Understanding Grandparents’ Rights in Colorado

Understanding Grandparents’ Rights in Colorado

Grandparents are often very involved in the lives of their grandchildren, but that can suddenly change when a divorce or separation occurs. Many times, grandparents suddenly find themselves shut out of the lives of their grandchildren and are unsure of what rights they have to maintain that connection. This is where grandparents rights often are…

Read More
6 Things To Know When Asking To Modify Parental Responsibility Orders In Colorado

6 Things To Know When Asking To Modify Parental Responsibility Orders In Colorado

Colorado family courts tend to want to avoid disrupting the status quo in a child’s life if at all possible, but unfortunately, modifications do need to be made periodically to parental responsibility orders. It is important that a party seeking a modification of parental responsibility orders understand what is required before filing anything in court…

Read More
5 Factors Affecting Colorado Parental Responsibility Agreements & Relocation Laws

5 Factors Affecting Colorado Parental Responsibility Agreements & Relocation Laws

One of the most contested issues when it comes to post-decree decisions in family law is relocation. In an ideal world, parents would remain within close distance of each other so that children have access to both parents, but the ideal is not always the case. Many times, a new job or life change will…

Read More
Child Support: What It’s For

Child Support: What It’s For

Child support is money paid by one parent to the other for the provision of financial support for a mutual child or children. Generally, the money is paid by the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent to offset the cost burden of the child. However, in the state of Colorado, rarely is sole custody awarded…

Read More
Mastering Parallel Parenting

Mastering Parallel Parenting

Divorce is a traumatic experience in anyone’s life as it symbolizes the end of a lifelong commitment two people made to each other. Generally, people do not enter into the institution of marriage lightly, so when it comes to an end, there is inevitable grief to process, especially if the end was triggered by a…

Read More
Is Sole Decision-Making a Possibility in Colorado Custody Cases?

Is Sole Decision-Making a Possibility in Colorado Custody Cases?

Decisions regarding who gets to take care of the children in a divorce or custody battle are never easy ones. These decisions involve who will be making major decisions for the children, as well as where the children will live. While Colorado courts prefer that both parents be actively involved, some situations do exist where…

Read More
Understanding Grandparents’ Rights in Colorado

Understanding Grandparents’ Rights in Colorado

Grandparents are often very involved in the lives of their grandchildren, but that can suddenly change when a divorce or separation occurs. Many times, grandparents suddenly find themselves shut out of the lives of their grandchildren and are unsure of what rights they have to maintain that connection. This is where grandparents rights often are…

Read More
6 Things To Know When Asking To Modify Parental Responsibility Orders In Colorado

6 Things To Know When Asking To Modify Parental Responsibility Orders In Colorado

Colorado family courts tend to want to avoid disrupting the status quo in a child’s life if at all possible, but unfortunately, modifications do need to be made periodically to parental responsibility orders. It is important that a party seeking a modification of parental responsibility orders understand what is required before filing anything in court…

Read More
5 Factors Affecting Colorado Parental Responsibility Agreements & Relocation Laws

5 Factors Affecting Colorado Parental Responsibility Agreements & Relocation Laws

One of the most contested issues when it comes to post-decree decisions in family law is relocation. In an ideal world, parents would remain within close distance of each other so that children have access to both parents, but the ideal is not always the case. Many times, a new job or life change will…

Read More