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Military Allowance in child support calc

The Colorado courts have held that in a Colorado divorce or child support action, military allowances for food and housing should be included in the income calculation for child support worksheet purposes. In this case, following a hearing, a district court magistrate awarded temporary child support including such allowances in the calculation. On appeal, Peabody…

7 Reasons to Mediate

7 Reasons to Consider Mediation: Save Money – When working with Scott Baroway, you get a professional family law mediator who has over 25 years of legal experience, who is available to talk with you both, respond to your emails, and prepare all your documents usually for less than most individual lawyers charge for their…

Mediation Myths – Part 2

Mediation Myths – Part 2 If we do not settle, everything I said in mediation can be used against me. Colorado has a specific rule of law that makes everything said at mediation confidential and cannot be used in court later. The purpose is to encourage the parties to make offers of compromise to reach…