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Jeanne M. Wilson Wins Colorado Springs Style Magazine 2019 Top Attorney Award for Family Law

2019 CSprings Style Mag Award

“2019 Colorado Spring’s Style Magazine Top Attorneys, voted on by their peers, to help you find the right person for your legal work.” SOURCE: http://www.coloradospringsstyle.com/January-February-2019/Top-Attorneys-2019/ “Who was surveyed? – Approximately 900 licensed attorneys in El Paso County were invited via email to complete the survey, with electronic reminders sent, encouraging participation. In addition, attorneys were asked to forward the online voting information to their colleagues.” 2019 TOP ATTORNEY IN FAMILY LAW Wilson, Jeanne M. / Law Office of Jeanne M Wilson & Associates 1160 Lake Plaza Dr, Colorado Springs CO 80906 Jeanne M. Wilson was recognized with this year’s 2019 Colorado Springs Style Magazine Top Family Law Attorney award! Having received this distinction in prior years, Jeanne M. Wilson couldn’t be more grateful…

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Father’s Rights – Father’s Deserve Same Legal Protection as Mother’s

The Law Office of Jeanne M. Wilson & Associates, PC. and Father's Rights

“Father’s rights” is a popular phrase used by law firms and custody attorneys, but it is no more a “right” than “Mother’s rights”.  The term “Father’s rights” is, however, more of an idea that Fathers deserve the same legal protections for their custody rights as Mothers. It encompasses the idea that Fathers have the same importance in the lives of their Children as Mothers; and, that Courts should always recognize Fathers as equal to Mothers when deciding custody of Children. Colorado Courts and almost every Judge in Colorado recognizes this concept—and for that, Colorado is progressive and fortunate. Once Fathers and Mothers are seen as equally important, then the Court can start to decide the parenting time schedule. Just because…

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Creating a Parenting Plan: What the Court looks for…Part 2 of 9

The Law Office of Jeanne M. Wilson & Associates, PC. Blog

When a Colorado Court is confronted with Parents who disagree about what is the best child custody (now called a “parenting plan”) arrangement for their Children, the law requires the Judge to determine a parenting plan “in the best interest of the child”. The difficulty for the Judge, of course, is that both Parents believe they are better than the other; and, both Parents ostensibly want what is best for their Children. To choose between competing parenting plan proposals, the Judge must look to the statutes that provide the criteria to make such an assessment. Under Colorado law, the Colorado Revised Statute 14-10-124, provides the following factors as guidance when determining a parenting plan. (I) The wishes of the child’s…

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Creating a Parenting Plan: What the Court looks for… Part 1 of 9

Creating a Parenting Plan After Divorce

When a Colorado Court is confronted with Parents who disagree about what is the best custody (now called a “parenting plan”) arrangement for their Children, the law requires the Judge to determine a parenting plan “in the best interest of the child”. The difficulty for the Judge, of course, is that both Parents believe they are better than the other; and, both Parents ostensibly want what is best for their Children. To choose between competing parenting plan proposals, the Judge must look to the statutes that provide the criteria to make such an assessment. Under Colorado law, the Colorado Revised Statute 14-10-124, provides the following factors as guidance when determining a parenting plan.

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Holiday Parenting Time For Divorced Families: Some thoughts on How to Allow Your Child to Enjoy the Holidays!

For many children of divorced families or split families, the holidays present challenges. Children are bombarded in the media by images of happy homes and families, especially at Christmas. A Child’s reality, though, may be quite different. Families that have experienced a divorce or where the parents do not live together, face a different set of norms when the holidays arrive. The normal course of a holiday for these Children often involves traveling mid-day from one parent to the other—leaving one parent just as the fun is starting and arriving at the other parent’s home just as the fun has concluded. Now, leaving the fun or arriving too late for the fun may not actually be what is happening at…

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