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Do you need a postnuptial agreement?

Have you been married a while and just inherited a ton of money? Well, you might need a postnuptial agreement.

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Curious About What Colorado's Standard Prenup Agreement Says?

Are you curious what a standard prenuptial contract in Colorado requires? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm, and today we’re going to talk about the details required in a Colorado prenuptial contract.

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What's Going To Happen To All Of My Stuff In A Divorce?

Are you curious about what happens to all of your stuff when you go through a divorce in Colorado? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm, and today, I’m going to talk to you about the top five facts regarding property division in a divorce.

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Are You Concerned About How Inflation Might Affect Your Divorce Expenses?

Are you concerned about how inflation might affect your divorce expenses? Hi, I’m Marie Drake with The Drake Law Firm, and I’m going to talk to you today about how to keep your expenses and your divorce low, especially during an inflationary crisis.

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Do You Need A Private Investigator For Your Colorado Divorce Case?

Are you wondering why you might need a private investigator for your divorce in Colorado? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm, and today, I’m going to talk to you about a couple of reasons you may want to hire a private investigator.

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Are You Getting Divorced And Have A Special Needs Child In The Mix?

Going through a divorce can be heart wrenching and complex and irritating. Going through a divorce with a child with special needs can make it a lot more complex. Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm, and today.

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Reasons To Consider A Prenup If You’re Getting Married

Congratulations! You’re getting married! Have you wondered in the middle of all this wedding planning, etcetera, if you should get a prenup? Well, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm, and I’m here today to talk to you about why you might want a prenup.

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What To Do If Your Child Starts Echoing

Are you contemplating divorce or in the middle of a divorce, or do you have a custody order already from your divorce? And are you experiencing a child who’s suddenly showing up at your house hostile and parroting your ex’s views about you?

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Are You A Colorado Business Owner With Concerns About The New PTO Law

Are you a Colorado business owner wondering about paid time off and the new law that went into place on January 1, 2022?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm, and today, I’m going to talk to you a little bit about that law and about your obligations as an employer to your employees under this new law.

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Can I Make My Child Support Payments In Cash

Are you wondering if you can make cash payments for your child support obligation? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm. And today I’m going to talk to you about payments for child support obligations.

Is Your Ex-Spouse Refusing To Follow Their Visitation Order

Is Your Ex-Spouse Refusing To Follow Their Visitation Order?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake at The Drake Law Firm, and today, I’m going to talk to you about a few points of what to do if you’re the parent frustrated about your ex-spouse not following a visitation order in Colorado.

Who Gets The Family Pet In A Divorce

Who Gets The Family Pet In A Divorce?

If you’re like me, your pets are your whole world. But unfortunately, Colorado courts don’t view pets in the same way we do. For example, a pet is just personal property in Colorado.

Seeking Ways To Maintain A Positive Relationship With Your Children During A Divorce

Seeking Ways To Maintain A Positive Relationship With Your Children During A Divorce

If you’re going through a divorce or a breakup, or the divorce has already occurred, and you’re wondering how you can maintain your great relationship with your child or children, well, I’m here today to talk to you about some different tips that will help you do just that.

Curious About How Retirement Accounts Get Divided Up In A Divorce

Curious About How Retirement Accounts Get Divided Up In A Divorce?

Are you wondering how your retirement accounts are going to be divided during your divorce? Hi, I’m Marie Drake at The Drake Law Firm, and today, I’m going to talk to you about what the courts do when you have retirement accounts accumulated during your marriage and now you’re facing divorce.

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How To Recognize Signs That Your Marriage Counseling Is (Or Isn’t) Working

Marriage counseling can be really difficult. It can also be confusing, and you can be wondering, is it even working? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm.

Are You Moving In With Your Partner And Want To Avoid “Common-Law” Marital Status?

Are You Moving In With Your Partner And Want To Avoid “Common-Law” Marital Status?

Are you thinking of moving in with your boyfriend or girlfriend or your life partner and you have no intention of getting married, or you’re buying property together and moving in together?

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Snow In May

Happy Holidays from all of us here at The Drake Law Firm. Oh wait, it’s May 21st. But we live in Colorado, where we’re grateful for any water at all coming out of the sky in any form

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Looking For A No-Drama Divorce? Consider These 4 Things.

Are you someone in a relationship that’s over, and you just need to paper it with a divorce but you do not want to have some scorched-earth court intervention with the divorce? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake Law Firm with offices here in Golden and Greenwood Village.

What You Need To Know About Mediation In Colorado

What You Need To Know About Mediation In Colorado

Are you wondering about mediation in Colorado and how to resolve your differences with your soon to be ex spouse in a friendly way? Hi, I’m Marie Drake, the Drake law firm. And I’m here to talk to you about the cost of mediation and what it entails.

Differences Between A Child & Family Investigator (CFI) And A Parental Responsibilites Evaluator (PRE)

Differences between A Child & Family Investigator(CFI) And Parental Responsibilities Evaluator(PRE)

Are you in the middle of a divorce and wondering if you need a child and family investigator or a parental responsibilities and valuator appointed in your case? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm.

How To Protect Yourself From An Accidental Common Law Marriage in Colorado

How To Protect Yourself From An Accidental Common Law Marriage in Colorado

Did you know that Colorado is just one of eight states in the whole country that allows for common law marriage? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm. And today I’m going to talk to you about some of the factors

Can I challenge My Final Divorce Settlement in Colorado?

Can I Challenge My Final Divorce Settlement In Colorado?

Do you feel like your final divorce orders are unfair, or you’re second guessing what you agree to in a final settlement agreement? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm. And I’m going to talk to you today a little bit about what factors courts consider when setting aside a final agreement

Can You Change Your Child Support Order

Can You Change Your Child Support Order?

Are you wondering if you can change your child support order?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake of The Drake Law Firm with offices in Golden and , and I’m going to talk to you today a little bit about what it takes to change a child support order.

There’s several reasons why a court would grant a change in a child support order.

Do You Think Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets From You

Do You Think Your Spouse Is Hiding Assets From You?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake with the Drake law firm. And I’m here to talk to you today about your spouse hiding assets, or your soon to be ex-spouse hiding assets in the middle of your divorce. 

What is hiding assets in a divorce?

Are Your Actions Jeopardizing Your Custody Goals

Are Your Actions Jeopardizing Your Custody Goals?

Are you a parent in the middle of a divorce? or you are post-divorce and need to modify your custody issues? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm. And I’m here to tell you about a couple of things that could affect those custody goals. 

Are You About To Jeopardize Your Divorce With Social Media

Are You About To Jeopardize Your Divorce With Social Media?

Are you thinking about a divorce? Have you been divorced or are you in the middle of a divorce? 

Hi, I’m Marie Drake. And I’m here to talk to you about social media and divorced today. 

What Can You Expect At Your First Meeting With A Divorce Attorney

What Can You Expect At Your First Meeting With A Divorce Attorney?

Hi everybody. My name’s Marie Drake, I own the Drake Law firm in golden, Colorado at the satellite office in Greenwood village, and we practice family law, real estate and business. Today. I want to answer a question. I get a lot, which is what to expect at your first meeting with a divorce attorney

Have You Been Served With An ADA Lawsuit

Have You Been Served With an ADA Lawsuit?

Have you been served with an Americans with disabilities act lawsuit? Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm here in golden, Colorado. And I have three things you should know about an ADA violation lawsuit. Number one, you should know that if you get served with an ADA lawsuit, you have only 21 days to respond. 

Don't Fall For These 3 Prenup Misconceptions

Don't Fall For These 3 Prenup Misconceptions

Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm. And I’m here today to talk to you about the three biggest misconceptions regarding prenuptial agreements. Misconception number one is that you have to be a Rockefeller to get a prenup, but you don’t have to be a gazillionaire to get a prenup. You may want to just simply protect your property rights or protect yourself against the liabilities of your spouse.

Do You Know The 3 Myths Regarding Alimony In Colorado

Do You know The 3 Myths Regarding Alimony In Colorado?

My name is Marie Drake, CEO and founding attorney of The Drake Law Firm, with offices in Golden and Colorado. I’m here today to talk to you about three myths regarding alimony, or “spousal maintenance,” as it’s known in Colorado.
Are You Being Prevented From Seeing Your Grandchildren

Are You Being Prevented From Seeing Your Grandchildren?

Hi, my name’s Marie Drake of the Drake law firm in golden Colorado. We also have a satellite office in Greenwood village. And today I’m here to talk to you about grandparents’ rights in a perfect world. Grandparents see grandchildren all the time and without conflict, but in Colorado, there are four situations where grandparents may need to seek a court order to see their own granddaughter. 

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Do You Need A Divorce Or Do You Need A Legal Separation?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake, the Drake law firm. And we have offices in golden and , and I’m going to talk to you today about the difference between legal separation and divorce. A divorce is where a court legally dissolves the marriage and it’s not reversible your assets and debts, your property, it’s all divided.

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Are You Concerned About Summer Vacation & Your Shared Parenting Time?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm. And I’m here to talk to you about summer and other holiday parenting time in Colorado. It’s always better to have a parenting time schedule that you to your spouse or ex-spouse and you have created together.

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What You Need To Know About Mediation In Colorado?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake, the Drake law firm. And I’m here to talk to you about the cost of mediation and what it entails. First, you should know that Colorado orders everybody to mediation. So when you file for divorce, or you’re trying to change custody or change child support, almost every court orders mediation to happen first.

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Looking For A No Drama Divorce? Consider These 4 Things.

Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm with offices here in Golden in . And I’m here today to talk to you about a no drama divorce. The first thing to consider in a no drama divorce is that there’s no such thing really as winning in a divorce, you have to be willing to compromise, you have to be willing to see the other side and try to reach an agreement without drama.

Are Your Child Support Funds Being Used For Everything

Are Your Child Support Funds Being Used For Everything But The Child?

Hi, I’m Marie Drake of the Drake law firm. And I’m here today to talk to you about child support and the accounting for it. The purpose of child support under Colorado law is to pay for food, shelter and clothing for the child as well as activities. And I’m not talking about 30,000 A year for club soccer, I’m talking about reasonable fees for activities.

Are You New To Co-Parenting & Looking For Effective Ways To Communicate With Your Ex?

Are You New To Co-Parenting & Looking For Effective Ways To Communicate With Your Ex?

Are you new to co parenting? I’m Marie Drake. I’m a family law attorney here in Colorado and today I’m going to give you a few tips on how to co parent effectively. Tip number one, don’t use the kids as messengers, keep the adult talk with the adults communicate with your co parent, …

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