What Does Child Support Cover?

On Behalf of Laura E. Shapiro

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In Colorado, child support covers expenses related to a child's food, clothing, housing, public school education, and health insurance.

While these are basic expenses, there are more specific costs associated with each category.

For example...

At What Age Does Child Support Stop in Colorado?

On Behalf of Laura E. Shapiro

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Under Colorado state regulations, child support orders typically continue until the child turns 19. This is the legal age of emancipation in the state.

There are, however, a number of exceptions to this rule that could shorten or extend the time a parent needs to pay support for their child.

How a prenuptial agreement can protect your business

On Behalf of Laura E. Shapiro

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Getting married can be one of the many highlights of your life, especially if you are marrying your business partner.

While you may want to only focus on the bright and positive aspects of your choice to wed, other less exciting legal details may also need to be addressed.

How much child support can I get?

On Behalf of Laura E. Shapiro

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Going from a two-parent household to a one parent household can be a real challenge, especially financially.

Children's needs still have to be met, so Colorado requires the payment of child support.

Why international adoptions are declining

On Behalf of Laura E. Shapiro

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Up to 2004, the number of international adoptions had been steadily climbing for the last seven decades.

However, since then it has become more difficult to bring a baby born in Asia, Russia, Africa or South America into the United States.
What happened?

What kind of adoption is right for me?

On Behalf of Laura E. Shapiro

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Whether it's always been a lifelong dream, or if it's a new idea that you've only just begun to pursue, the adoption process can be overwhelming.

As you have probably already realized, there are several options, and none of them is as easy as you may have hoped.