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    Common Mistakes That Drive Up Divorce Costs

    This month Diane L. Danois, a divorce attorney and contributor to the Huffington Post, authored a great article on common mistakes people make that drive up their divorce costs.  This article offers up wonderful insight on how you can help to keep your legal fees low by doing a few simple things.  As a Littleton [...]

    January 30th, 2013|Family Law Articles, Featured|

    Parenting Through the Divorce Process

    I have been a divorce attorney for over ten years, and was a paralegal for a divorce attorney for several years before that.  In all the years that I have been working on divorce cases, meeting with divorce clients, and litigating hearings, I have come to see some patterns in people’s behavior that is destructive [...]

    December 30th, 2012|Family Law Articles, Featured|

    What to Do if You Had an Affair

    Many times throughout my career, I have had clients who have had an affair.  Sometimes the spouse knows about it, and sometimes they haven’t found out about it yet.  The purpose of this article is to give you some advice on things that you may want to consider doing and not doing if this is [...]

    December 30th, 2012|Family Law Articles, Featured|

    Starting a Divorce in Colorado

    Beginning the process of divorcing your spouse in Colorado requires some basic knowledge and considerations. Littleton Divorce Attorney Bonnie Shields understands this process well. This article will help guide you through three of the basics of starting your divorce. […]

    September 28th, 2012|Family Law Articles|

    How Much Child Support Will I have To Pay?

    The cost of child support is a major concern for non-custodial parents. Regardless of whether you’re divorcing or simply live apart from your child and the child’s mother, Colorado’s child support laws work the same. This article by Littleton Family Law Attorney Bonnie Shields will help you understand how your Colorado child support is computed. […]

    August 28th, 2012|Family Law Articles|

    Property Division in Colorado Divorces

    The process of dividing assets and property during a Colorado divorce proceeding can be confusing and frustrating. If you’re not aware of the distinctions between separate property and marital property you could be taken advantage of during a dissolution of marriage action. This article by Littleton Divorce Attorney Bonnie Shields will help you understand your rights to property during a divorce. […]

    August 28th, 2012|Family Law Articles, Featured|

    5 Facts: Child Custody in Colorado

    Colorado's child custody laws are frequently disappointing to parents in a contentious child custody battle. Learn what to expect in this article.

    July 24th, 2012|Family Law Articles|

    Divorce in Colorado

    The divorce process in Colorado can be confusing to the uninitiated. This article by Littleton Divorce Attorney Bonnie Shields will teach you about the process of obtaining a divorce (dissolution of marriage) in Colorado.

    July 23rd, 2012|Family Law Articles, Featured, News|

    Ten Things to Consider When Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

    I have been practicing law for over 10 years now.  Before becoming an attorney I was a paralegal for seven years.  I have worked in several law offices (as a paralegal) and seen the way many attorneys practice law.  The variety you will find will astound you. Choosing the right lawyer for you is what is really important.  It is not a matter of who has been practicing the most years,  who charges the most, or picking a male or female attorney.  Here are some things that I think are good to consider when hiring an attorney for your case. […]

    June 19th, 2012|Family Law Articles, Featured, News|