Should I Hire a Lawyer or Represent Myself?

If you decide to represent yourself in your divorce or at least start the process without an attorney, you will hear the term "pro se" used frequently.  This is the Latin term for "for one's own behalf; in person."  It simply means you do not have an attorney. While it might seem obvious, representing yourself [...]

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What is Mediation? Mediation Benefits, Procedures and Everything You Need to Know.

What is Mediation? Mediation is a type of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). ADR is a process where the parties come together to attempt to resolve their dispute without going to trial. It provides the parties with the opportunity to work together, with the assistance of a neutral third-party, to develop their own settlement. The mediator's [...]

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Divorce: Valuing Marital Property

As mentioned in a previous blog, Divorce: Marital vs. Separate Property, when a court divides parties' property, it first must determine whether the property is classified as marital or separate property.  The term "property," here is not limited to only a house, or real property, but includes personal property as well.  Personal property is anything [...]

By | 2018-08-03T18:16:12+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Divorce: Valuing Marital Property

Divorce: Marital vs. Separate Property

For many, dividing marital assets and debts can often be the most important aspect of a divorce.  It is what your new chapter in life is going to be built on.  When dividing the marital assets and debts, the court must (1) determine what property (including both assets and debts) they have the authority to [...]

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Hire Our Colorado Real Estate Attorneys to Handle Your Home Purchase or Real Estate Matter

Skulborstad Legal Group, LLC offers services in all areas of Colorado Real Estate Law. We can help you with an array of real estate issues, including: Buying a new home Boundary disputes Easements Liens Real Estate Litigation Mortgage Negotiation Title Issues Landlord-Tenant Disputes Evictions Commercial Real Estate Purchase And more. Let us be your [...]

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There is No Such Thing as an “Average” Divorce Case.

When it comes to divorce cases, no two cases are alike. Many times a new client has a close friend or a relative who has been through a recent divorce. The divorced person shares the pertinent details of their case. Frequently, this friend or relative will tell the client exactly how much their lawyer [...]

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Avoid Estate Planning Horror Stories: Ways that People Fail to Plan

We take care of our loved ones our entire lives. But, one of the worst things you can do to them is dying without the right estate plan in place. Just like the old adage says: “when we fail to plan, we plan to fail.” People tend to make one of two common mistakes [...]

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4 Reasons Why You Should Use a Lawyer to Buy Your Home

You Need to Ensure that You Are Getting a Clear Title When you buy a piece of real estate, you want to make sure that you are getting the title free and clear of all encumbrances. And if there are encumbrances on the title, you want to be crystal clear about what they are [...]

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What is Limited Scope Representation?

Have you ever wished that your cable provider would let you pick and choose which channels you want to receive instead of making you pay for dozens of channels you don’t watch? For instance, if your household only watches sports coverage and children’s shows, you could choose the right channels and pay for only [...]

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5 Ways to Keep Legal Costs Down

When hiring a lawyer, cost is usually one of the largest concerns. Thankfully, there are ways that allow you to control how much you spend. By following a few important tips, you can keep your legal costs down while still getting the high quality legal representation you need. Here are five ways you can [...]

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