Domestic Violence: What to Do When You See It

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no Comment.    Dec 06, 2017 | 6:50 pm


It’s a touchy subject that not a lot of people know what to do about. Domestic violence consistently rears its ugly head. Nobody has ever said, “Well, I saw that coming.” It’s always a shock, a surprise, and it’s never tolerable. The secondhand crime to domestic violence is witnessing it, and not doing anything, Over 20,000 phone calls are placed to domestic abuse hotlines every single day in the United States; it’s happening all around us, whether we’re aware or not. Don’t Ignore It When you see domestic violence in public, you can’t ignore it. In some social experiments, where domestic violence is incited to garner a public reaction, individuals will shout loudly and point out the attacker, bringing the crowd in on them to get him/her off of their partner. Ignoring it doesn’t mean you have to wedge yourself between the two of them, either. Report It to the…

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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

 Centennial Lawyers,
no Comment.    Nov 21, 2017 | 9:46 am


The holidays can be a stressful time, especially if it’s your first Thanksgiving as a single parent. Everything is supposed to be fun and exciting; your children should be looking forward to the holidays, so deliver on their excitement. Take a look at these Thanksgiving dishes below that we personally love. They’ll appease the whole table, and alleviate most of the stress off your shoulders. Bacon-Wrapped Turkey Breast If it’s just you and the kid(s), you may not be getting a whole turkey this year. Fifteen-pounders are a lot of food; with this recipe, you can opt for turkey breasts instead, saving money and time on the cooking process. It’s a lot harder to dry-out turkey breast than it is a whole bird. Whether you stuff these with spinach and feta or not, you can tinker with this recipe and put your own filling, such as cheddar and broccoli. This…

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Keeping a Cool Head During the Holidays

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no Comment.    Nov 13, 2017 | 11:32 am


We are all subject to stress during the holiday season. It’s supposed to be a relaxing time filled with festivities and joy, but it’s not always the case. The pressing necessity to purchase extravagant gifts, keep up with parties and the holiday trends, and put on a spectacular display for your whole family. It’s absolutely exhausting. Here are a few tips to keep your head cool, calm, and collected during the ever-stressful holiday season. These divorce tips can be a lifesaver when you’re trying to avoid disaster. Isolating Deep Breaths It may seem like the oldest trick in the book, but taking deep breaths doesn’t work if you’re in the same situation that made you agitated to begin with. Isolate yourself, whether you walk outside for five to ten minutes, or take a trip to the store and have some alone time, and just breathe. You’ll be able to come…

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The Importance of Staying Civil with Your Ex-Spouse

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no Comment.    Oct 30, 2017 | 10:20 am


Not all divorces in Centennial, CO end well. This is because there is usually lingering feelings of disappointment and even anger. When you divorce your partner, you generally aspire to keep the distance between each other hoping that your paths never meet again. However, if there are children, which often is the case, then keeping distance is never realistic. Like all parents, we all want to be a big part of our children’s lives, get to know them and influence their lives, and that is why it’s important to remain civil with your Ex-partner. Ask any Divorce lawyer, and they will tell you for free that fighting your Ex-spouse will only bring more harm than good. Respect Your Ex-Spouse It’s always important to avoid speaking negatively about your Ex-Spouse and especially around your children. In case you are frustrated with your Ex, it’s better to keep those feelings away from…

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Preparing for the Holiday Season: Work Together

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no Comment.    Oct 17, 2017 | 10:33 pm


We all love the holiday season. However, this period can be a season of abnormal stress, and according to the American Psychological Association, as many as 69% of people are stressed due to a variety of things including lack of money time and pressure to receive or get gifts. Studies have also shown that divorce rates are higher in January compared to any other month of the year, and you are also 5% more likely to get a heart attack during this period than any other time. Not prepared? Don’t worry; the article is just for you. To ensure that you enjoy this festive season, you will need to lower your expectations and spend more time preparing and going with the flow. The following are a few simple steps you can take. Keep or Discard old traditions? Traditions link as to the past, and especially those carefree days when we…

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Great Fall Activities for Kids Near Denver

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no Comment.    Oct 10, 2017 | 10:24 pm


Kids can be a very hard bunch to please, but not when you live in Denver, CO, and in case you are wondering how to keep your children busy with activities during fall then, we have compiled a list of interesting places and activities you can get your kids involved in. Denver boasts of a wide variety of kid-friendly activities including interactive museums, aquariums, incredible zoos and wide open parks. These are awesome ways of entertaining these little humans. The Denver Zoo Kids will never have enough of zoos, it doesn’t matter how many times you have been to your local zoo, and they will always want another visit unless of course, they have grown out of it. The Denver Zoo is an exciting place to take any child. The zoo has more than 4,300 animals with the main attraction being the roar of the lions and the swimming elephants…

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What to Look for in a Family Lawyer

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no Comment.    Sep 28, 2017 | 6:48 pm


It’s difficult to know where to turn to when you are faced with a divorce. And whether you are planning to file for divorce or your spouse has already served you with divorce papers, hiring a professional and experienced lawyer can be of great help. There are too many stories of clients wasting time and money trying to find the best divorce lawyer in Colorado, going from one to another, and yet, finding the right family law firm is the key to what could be a faster, less expensive divorce. Find a Family Law Firm that practices Family Law First, you will need to hire an attorney who is competent to take your case and has vast knowledge in divorce. A lot of attorneys practice in more than one area, but they do not always overlap. Therefore, it’s important to hire a lawyer who has enough experience in family law…

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Managing Visitation After a Divorce

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no Comment.    Sep 21, 2017 | 2:42 pm


Divorce is never an easy thing, and especially when children are involved.  This is because they are the most affected party in the divorce. However, there are a few ways that can help visitation go much smoother and ease the transition of switching between parent’s houses. How do I take the Sting out of Visitation? Divorce is very confusing for the kids, therefore, to make it easier, divorced parents will need to collaborate to make the visitation process as comfortable and positive as possible. And while your divorce lawyer cannot help you collaborate with your ex-spouse, they will certainly tell you for free that parents need to show a united front to makes things much easier. Here are a few tips; Children want love and care for the other parent. It will make a big difference if you show enjoyment in the connection your children are having with the other…

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Fathers’ Rights in Child Custody: What to Know

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no Comment.    Sep 14, 2017 | 12:38 pm


Most Dads feel like they get a raw deal when it comes to parental rights, however, today, the law specifies that the courts can not specify gender as factors, this means both the child’s parents have an equal chance of getting custody of their child. From a legal standpoint, both mothers and fathers have the exact claims that offer them an equal chance of obtaining primary custody. In case you are a father who is going through a divorce or custody battle in Colorado, it’s very important that you know how to safeguard both your interests and your children’s. At Walker Wright & Associates, our business is ensuring you get the best out of your custody battle. What are the rights of a Father? As we already stated, fathers have the same rights and claims as the mothers when it comes to child custody. Apart from extreme circumstances, every father…

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Medical Decisions: Immunizations in the New School Year

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no Comment.    Aug 28, 2017 | 10:08 am


The subject of whether or not to vaccinate children has so increasingly become a subject of division in households, that in some cases it may be the cause of a divorce. After the fact of divorce, parents who are divided on the issues of vaccination may need a little extra input on how to go about choosing what is best for the health of their children. Knowing just a few angles of Colorado family law regarding immunization of your children could set you ahead in asking the right questions, and getting the answers you need.   With the new school year beginning mid-August, you may have only a few days left to decide your children’s immunization plan. In terms of Colorado family law, the Colorado Board of Health will require your child be vaccinated in order to be allowed to attend school, and it will be necessary to provide a…

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