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In Colorado, how do I know if I have a viable medical malpractice claim?

First, what is a medical malpractice claim?At the outset, the word “malpractice” is a misnomer, reflecting its nature when it was first …

Answered by Francis V. Cristiano

Can I sue my divorce or personal injury attorney in Colorado?

Two of the most common areas of legal malpractice are divorce cases and personal injury cases. Divorce Legal Malpractice Cases In divorce …

Answered by Anthony Viorst

How are stock rights divided in a Colorado divorce?

Stock and equity awards, such as options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, phantom stock and stock appreciation rights, are a form of …

Answered by Kristi Anderson Wells

How do I choose a criminal defense lawyer in Colorado?

In many cases, if you need to hire a criminal defense lawyer in Colorado, your liberty, career or reputation can be at stake. The first element of a …

Answered by R. Scott Reisch

Can My Family Law Case Be Resolved Through Mediation In Colorado?

Yes, mediation can be used to resolve family law cases such as divorce or child custody, as well as a wide range of other legal matters. In fact, if …

Answered by Kathleen Ann Hogan

How Is A Parenting Plan Determined In Colorado?

Colorado no longer uses the terms child custody and visitation. In Colorado, parenting plans spell out the terms for what other states refer to …

Answered by Kathleen Ann Hogan

How Is Property Divided In A Colorado Divorce?

Colorado law calls for an equitable division of marital assets. Equitable means fair, but not necessarily equal. There are many factors that could …

Answered by Kathleen Ann Hogan

What Are the Duties of a Colorado Personal Representative or Trustee?

In Colorado, five appointments or roles carry fiduciary duties. They are: Power of attorneyConservatorGuardianTrusteePersonal …

Answered by Marco Chayet

Can I sue a business partner for breach of fiduciary duty in Colorado?

Yes, you may sue a business partner or company board member if that person breached the legal obligation to act in the best interests of the company …

Answered by Henry M. Baskerville

Are there do’s and don’ts for bringing legal action after a motor vehicle accident in Colorado?

If you are injured in motor vehicle collision caused by someone else’s fault, there are some specific steps that can be considered do’s …

Answered by Neil A. Hillyard

How can mental health impact my criminal case in Colorado?

There are many aspects of mental health that impact both a lawyer’s strategy in defending a case, and a person’s experience as they move …

Answered by Jennifer E. Longtin

How do I file and win a legal malpractice case in Colorado?

A legal malpractice case against a former attorney must be filed within two years of the date that the client knew or should have known that the …

Answered by Anthony Viorst

In Colorado, should a medical malpractice case be filed against the doctor, the nurse, or the hospital?

Under the doctrine of vicarious liability, an employer is held responsible for the negligent acts of its employees that are committed while acting …

Answered by Anthony Viorst

How do I sue for a semi-truck accident in Colorado?

Before pursuing a claim for a truck accident, you should consider the causes of the accident, the parties responsible and whether a lawsuit will …

Answered by Russell Hatten

Do You Always Need A Lawyer For A Divorce In Colorado?

Although many court forms are available online to assist parties in obtaining a divorce without attorneys, representing yourself in a divorce is not …

Answered by Alexandra M. White

What do I do if I receive a Notice of Intent to Acquire or find out that the government is taking my property for a construction project in Colorado?

If the estimated value of the property that the government (which is sometimes called the condemning authority or the condemnor) is taking is over …

Answered by Jody Harper Alderman

When can the government or a private company take private property by eminent domain in Colorado?

Pursuant to Article II, Section 15, of the Colorado Constitution, the state has the power to take private property without the consent of the …

Answered by Jody Harper Alderman

Do I need a Lawyer if I am Injured in Colorado?

Yes. If you are injured in Colorado due to the action of another, you may be able to recover money for your injury. You might have been injured in a …

Answered by Phil Harding

Do Both Parties In A Divorce Need A Lawyer In Colorado?

When divorcing in Colorado, both people do not have to hire an attorney, but it is strongly advised that both parties do so. Attorneys are bound by a …

Answered by Kathryn Tolison

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Divorce In Colorado?

Whether to hire a lawyer when getting divorced in Colorado is one of the most important decisions you can make. Even if the situation with your …

Answered by Kathryn Tolison

How do I sue a Colorado ski resort?

The ski industry in Colorado enjoys significant protection against civil claims for ski accidents. Colorado employs an assumption of risk or inherent …

Answered by Evan P. Banker

How do I sue for a Colorado ski accident?

The most common ski accident is a skier collision. When a skier or snowboarder collides into another, serious injuries often result. Skiing is not a …

Answered by James H. Chalat

How do I sue for a car accident in Colorado?

All drivers are familiar with the rules of the road, yet every minute of the day, a traffic accident occurs in the U.S. Serious traffic accidents are …

Answered by Russell Hatten

How do I sue for my skiing injuries after a Colorado ski accident?

Skiing is a great winter activity that occasionally inflicts a few bumps and bruises. But some trips to the slopes result in serious personal injury …

Answered by James H. Chalat

How do I sue a driver if I was a pedestrian hit by a car in Colorado?

On average, a pedestrian is killed in a traffic crash every two hours and injured in a traffic crash every eight minutes. In Colorado, over 10% of …

Answered by Linda Chalat

Do I need a lawyer for an auto, car, truck, motorcycle, bike or pedestrian accident in Colorado?

Yes, you need a lawyer. There are some motor vehicle accidents where there is minor damage to the vehicles and limited or no bodily …

Answered by J. Keith Killian

What kind of estate planning do I need in Colorado?

Wills in addition to General Financial Powers of Attorney and Medical Durable Powers of Attorney (POA) are highly recommended estate planning …

Answered by Marco Chayet

How does probate work for an estate in Colorado?

Probate is the legal process under which an estate is established to disperse the decedent's assets through his or her Will, or …

Answered by Marco Chayet

How do I get a guardianship or a conservatorship in Colorado?

A guardianship case is started by the filing of a Petition for the Appointment of a Guardian for an Incapacitated Person by the petitioner in the …

Answered by Marco Chayet

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