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Are divorce agreements set in stone?

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP July 20, 2020
When your divorce agreement is finalized, it may seem, well, final. However, this does not mean that the terms of your agreement are set in stone. The law recognizes that people’s circumstances can change and allows for the modification of specific issues. Child custody and visitation Child custody and visitation agreements are some of...
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It’s 2020 and the Supreme Court just mandated unanimous juries

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP July 17, 2020
You probably assumed that a unanimous jury was required for a criminal conviction, but the truth is that two states had allowed non-unanimous juries in criminal cases. Louisiana and Oregon were the hold-out states, and Louisiana changed its constitution to require unanimous juries in 2018. However, people who were convicted by non-unanimous juries did...
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Is it possible to seal a drug conviction in Colorado?

On behalf of Dolan + Zimmerman LLP July 7, 2020
A criminal drug conviction can haunt an individual for years. Potential employers, landlords, creditors and even government agencies often make immediate judgments upon seeing marks on an individual’s history. While it is possible to seal recent criminal drug convictions, doing so can be complicated and time-consuming. A waiting game The first step toward filing...
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