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2020

Steps you may still need to take after your divorce is final

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 30, 2020
In Colorado, the final step in the divorce process is for a judge to issue a Decree of Dissolution of Marriage, which people commonly call a divorce decree. This decree is a court order, which means that both parties are required to comply its provisions. This means making any property transfers that may be...
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‘Geofence’ warrants throw out dragnets that ensnare the innocent

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 15, 2020
A Gainesville, Florida, man got a surprising email from Google in January. The company wanted him to know that local police were seeking information about his Google account and that they would release that information to the police unless the man went to court and blocked the request within seven days. It turns out...
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Study: Major FBI pattern matching method is unscientific

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP March 9, 2020
Many common forensic evidence-gathering techniques are less reliable than you may have been led to believe by “CSI.” In fact, some of them appear to have little scientific basis. In 2009, the National Academy of Sciences issued a report on the state of forensic science in U.S. courts. It found that “[w]ith the exception...
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