Year: 2019

Important Questions about Colorado Divorce Law Answered

December 13, 2019
Here are seven answers to complex yet important questions related to Colorado divorce law. If you are someone going through a divorce, you may have many additional questions, our divorce attorneys can offer decades of experience and guidance. Q: How do I get a divorce in Colorado if my spouse won't sign the papers? Unfortunately, […]
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How Personal Injury Settlements are Taxed

November 27, 2019
A common question raised by individuals pursuing financial restitution through a personal injury lawsuit is whether any money recovered through the civil action is subject to state and/or federal taxation. The answer is…it depends. There are a multitude of factors that will help you understand how personal injury settlements are taxed. The type of monetary […]
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Types of Compensation You Can Receive After a Motor Vehicle Accident

October 29, 2019
If someone else is at fault for your crash, you are usually entitled to compensation for your damages (monetary losses). However, understanding this process and the types of compensation available can be difficult. When discussing compensation for a motor vehicle accident, there are two basic types – economic damages and non-economic damages.
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6 Crucial Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Attorney About Your Case

October 5, 2019
Before hiring a personal injury attorney, it is important that you ask them as many questions about your case as possible. Below are six crucial questions you should ask your personal injury attorney. After all, you want to have a trusted relationship with your lawyer that helps you feel confident in your case.
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Fernandez vs Colt Holdings

August 14, 2019
An individual sued our clients, a foreclosure investing company who buys, renovates, and sells distressed properties, alleging a civil theft claim and a violation of the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The district court issued summary judgment on our client’s behalf and the matter was appealed. The Colorado Court of Appeals affirmed the district […]
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SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE

May 24, 2019
Child Custody – Changes to the Spousal Maintenance Law Historically, spousal maintenance, (aka alimony) was tax-deductible for the paying spouse and taxable income for the receiving spouse. The tax overhaul resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed things such that, effective January 1, 2019, spousal maintenance in Colorado will not be a deduction […]
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DEPUTY PROSECUTED FOR EXCESSIVE FORCE

May 24, 2019
Reid Elkus and Patrick Welsh defended a F.O.P. member who was criminally charged for an allegation that he used excessive force upon an inmate. The member was criminally charged with two counts of third-degree assault and two counts of harassment. The allegation is was that the F.O.P. member threw an inmate down on a chair, […]
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OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES RESULTING FROM CAR ACCIDENTS

May 24, 2019
Steven Mandelaris recently negotiated a successful resolution of an F.O.P. member’s workers’ compensation claim. The incident arose from injuries resulting from an on-duty car crash involving a Patrol Deputy Sheriff. Occupational injuries arising out of a car accident involve unique complexities. While the workers’ compensation carrier is obligated to pay for all reasonable and necessary […]
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CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER LAWSUIT

February 1, 2019
On October 15th the Executive Board of Lodge 27 FOP filed a lawsuit against the City and County of Denver in the United States District Court. The basis of the complaint maintains the Administration of the City and County of Denver changed the Career Service Authority rules last in a deliberate attempt to deprive Denver […]
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Steps to Take When Injured in a Car Accident

February 1, 2019
A serious car accident is nearly always a traumatic event. You probably are in pain. You also are likely stressed and overwhelmed as questions flood your mind including what should I do first? Who will fix my car? A personal injury attorney experienced in car accidents can help guide you through the proper steps and […]
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