Travis Law Group | What Is A Personal Injury Claim https://travislawgroup.com Experience that works for you! Tue, 25 Oct 2022 04:46:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 What Is A Personal Injury Claim https://travislawgroup.com/what-is-a-personal-injury-claim/ https://travislawgroup.com/what-is-a-personal-injury-claim/#respond Wed, 27 May 2020 08:28:34 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21573

A personal injury claim exists when a Plaintiff sustains injuries as a result of a Defendant’s negligence.

Negligence involves duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages. Generally speaking, everyone’s duty is to act reasonably under the circumstances. When we are driving, this duty is owed to all others who share the road with us, including pedestrians and passengers. If someone breaches their duty, i.e., drives unsafely, causing an accident, then that individual has breached their duty. As a result, the Defendant (negligent party) is responsible for the damages sustained in the collision.

Please note: you cannot collect for damages that were not sustained. More specifically, you cannot collect a personal injury settlement unless you were injured as a result of someone’s negligence. Moreover, you are unable to recover speculative damages. For example, you are unable to recover for a claim that the Defendant may have killed you, injured you worse, etc. The injuries sustained in your accident cannot be expanded to include what could have happened. You can collect solely on what injuries you actually sustained (as a result of) the collision.

Can a lawyer help me if I was not injured?

If you were not injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you do not have a personal injury claim. This does not mean that the person who struck your vehicle (or other property) is relieved of responsibility for your damages; it simply means that you do not have a personal injury claim: you have a property damage claim.

When should I contact an attorney?

Immediately. Pursuant to C.R.S. 13-80-101(1)(n), injured parties have a three-year deadline from the date of their collision to resolve their case or otherwise file a lawsuit. Generally, the deadline is only two (2) years for injuries except those sustained in car accidents. C.R.S. 13-80-102(1)(a). You can hire a lawyer at any time after your car accident; however, these strict time limits apply regardless of when you retain your attorney.

What do I have to pay my personal injury attorney?

Personal injury claims typically handled by attorneys employed on a contingency fee basis. This means that your lawyer is paid a portion of your settlement proceeds. That is why it is extremely common to see advertisements stating that personal injury lawyers do not get paid unless you “win.”

Unless the case requires the filing of a lawsuit, Travis Law Group charges a 1/3 contingency fee for our personal injury cases. This means that we are paid 1/3 of any potential settlement we obtain. Throughout the handling of your case, we provide monthly invoices that show you exactly what work is being done on your case. Even though our clients are not charged an hourly rate, we feel it is extremely important that you see the work we are performing on your case before settlement is reached. We also encourage you to ask questions throughout the handling of your case. We want our clients to be informed and comfortable throughout our handling of their claim.

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Slip and Fall Attorneys Colorado Springs https://travislawgroup.com/slip-and-fall-attorneys-colorado-springs/ https://travislawgroup.com/slip-and-fall-attorneys-colorado-springs/#respond Thu, 07 May 2020 06:54:09 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21428

Slip and Falls are very common in Colorado

Living in Colorado, we experience colder weather and more snow/ice/etc. than many other places. Property owners should be aware that the general public should be protected from dangerous conditions. Therefore, it is the property owner’s responsibility to maintain their property and keep it safe for others. Most slip and fall accidents can be prevented with reasonable precautions and/or proper maintenance of the property. This includes cleaning up spills and shoveling/salting sidewalks and pathways. At a minimum, the property owner should have some sort of warning to others that a dangerous condition exists.

What is a slip and fall claim?

Similar to motor vehicle personal injury cases, your claim for damages sustained in a slip and fall, are based on negligence. Your claim needs to establish that a property owner was negligent by allowing an unsafe condition to exist that was the cause of your slip and fall and the injuries sustained. Like other negligence claims, you must establish liability and damages. In almost every case, the property owner (or its insurance company) will argue that you were to blame for your fall, and/or the fall did not cause the injuries you sustained.

If you were injured in a fall in Colorado Springs as a result of someone else’s negligence, you should contact the attorneys at Travis Law Group. It is important to hire an experienced slip and fall attorney that can handle the common arguments presented by property owners and insurance carriers.

What should I do if I’ve been injured in a slip and fall?

  1. You should immediately seek medical attention;
  2. If you are able, you should fill out an incident report or similar form to evidence your slip and fall;
  3. While at the scene of your incident, you (or someone else) should take pictures of the area in which you fell, including any substances on the ground, cracks or uneven pavement concrete, etc.;
  4. Contact an experienced slip and fall attorney; and
  5. Do not make any statements to insurance companies, property manager, owner, or landlord. Note: we also suggest refraining from posting any information on social media.

What are my time limits?

Pursuant to C.R.S. 13-80-102, injured parties have a two-year deadline from the date of their slip and fall to resolve their case or otherwise file a lawsuit. You can hire a lawyer at any time after your incident; however, you should consider retaining an attorney as soon as possible. The time limit applies regardless of when you retain your attorney, and there are very few exceptions that grant more time.

Do I have to pay my slip and fall attorney?

Slip and fall attorneys are typically paid on a contingent fee basis. This means that you will not receive a bill from your attorney. Instead, your attorney will be paid his contingent fee when a settlement/recovery is obtained. That is what lawyers’ commercials mean when they say they are not paid unless you “win.”

The lawyers at Travis Law Group charge a 1/3 contingency for our slip and fall cases, unless the case requires the filing of a lawsuit. If a lawsuit is required, then our firm incurs considerable costs in order to litigate. Therefore, if your case requires a lawsuit, our contingent fee increases to 40%. Throughout the handling of your case, we provide monthly invoices that show you exactly what work is being done on your case. Even though our clients are not charged an hourly rate, we feel it’s extremely important that you see the work we are performing on your case before settlement is reached.

Satisfied Client Stories

FAQs:

1. Will I have to sue someone?

Possibly, but hopefully not. Regardless, the attorneys at Travis Law Group are highly experienced and are prepared to litigate your case if the defendant is unwilling to provide a reasonable settlement.

2. How do I know how much my case is worth?

Some factors that determine the value of your case include, but are not limited to: the extent of your injuries; the type and amount of treatment you received; whether there is permanent injury; and whether or not you require(d) surgery. Insurance adjusters are trained in pointing out the flaws in each and every personal injury case. These adjusters will use any lapse in treatment, prior injuries, age, etc. to lower the value of your claim(s). It is important that you hire a lawyer that can handle the arguments presented by a seasoned insurance adjuster.

3. Should I speak with anyone besides my attorney about my slip and fall?

Unless you are required to give a statement, or are subpoenaed for a deposition, we usually instruct our clients to allow us to handle all communications on their case. It is our experience that much like criminal law, “anything you say can and will be used against you.” Again, the insurance companies are equipped with adjusters trained in using your words against you to diminish the value of your claim.

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When to Get an Attorney for a Car Accident https://travislawgroup.com/when-to-get-an-attorney-for-a-car-accident/ https://travislawgroup.com/when-to-get-an-attorney-for-a-car-accident/#respond Mon, 27 Apr 2020 12:33:10 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21326

When is the best time to hire an attorney for your car accident?

When to get an attorney for a car accident? If you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you should contact an attorney immediately. The experienced attorneys at Travis Law Group stress that from the moment you are involved in a car accident, time is not on your side. Police reports, medical records/bills, lost wage information, etc., all need to be obtained. Photographs, videos, and witnesses also play a critical role in your case. The lawyers at Travis Law Group have handled hundreds of personal injury cases and are experienced in how to use the limited time you have available in order to successfully achieve positive results.

What are my time limits?

Pursuant to C.R.S. 13-80-101(1)(n), injured parties have a three-year deadline from the date of their collision to resolve their case or otherwise file a lawsuit. Generally, the deadline is only two (2) years for injuries except those sustained in car accidents, C.R.S. 13-80-102(1)(a). You can hire a lawyer at any time after your car accident; however, these strict time limits apply regardless of when you retain your attorney.

Do I have to pay my car accident attorney?

Personal injury attorneys are typically paid on a contingent fee basis. This means that your lawyer is paid a portion of your settlement proceeds. That is why it is extremely common to see advertisements stating that personal injury lawyers do not get paid unless you “win.”

The lawyers at Travis Law Group charge a 1/3 contingency fee for our personal injury cases unless the case requires the filing of a lawsuit. This means that we are paid 1/3 of any potential settlement we obtain. Throughout the handling of your case, we provide monthly invoices that show you exactly what work is being done on your case. Even though our clients are not charged an hourly rate, we feel it is extremely important that you see the work we are performing on your case before a settlement is reached.

Satisfied Client Stories

FAQs:

1. Will I have to sue someone?

Possibly, but hopefully not. The vast majority of personal injury cases are settled without the need for litigation. However, even if your case requires a lawsuit, that does not mean you will have to go to court. Regardless, the attorneys at Travis Law Group are highly experienced and are prepared to litigate your case if the defendant is unwilling to provide a reasonable settlement.

2. How do I know how much my case is worth?

Some factors that determine the value of your case include, but are not limited to: the extent of your injuries; the type and amount of treatment you received; whether there is permanent injury; and whether or not you require(d) surgery. Insurance adjusters are trained in pointing out the flaws in each and every personal injury case. These adjusters will use any lapse in treatment, prior injuries, age, etc. to lower the value of your claim(s). It is important that you hire a lawyer that can handle the arguments presented by a seasoned insurance adjuster.

3. Should I speak with anyone besides my attorney about my car accident?

Unless you are required to give a statement, or are subpoenaed for a deposition, we usually instruct our clients to allow us to handle all communications on their case. It is our experience that, much like criminal law, “…anything you say can and will be used against you.” Again, the insurance companies are equipped with adjusters trained in using your words against you to diminish the value of your claim(s). However, please note: you should follow any reporting requirements contained in your individual policy regarding collisions.

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Adoption Attorney Colorado Springs https://travislawgroup.com/adoption-attorney-colorado-springs/ https://travislawgroup.com/adoption-attorney-colorado-springs/#respond Mon, 13 Apr 2020 06:22:51 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21258

Adoption is a wonderful thing!

Adoption offers significant psychological, social, and legal benefits for a child. The adopting parent(s) also receive the immediate confirmation that they are, in fact, the parent of their adopted child. Once established, there is no difference, legally speaking, between an adopted child and a biological child. In fact, after the child is adopted, the child’s birth certificate reflects the “new” parent(s).

There are several different kinds of adoptions in Colorado:

  1. Stepparent: the stepparent is legally married to the biological parent and wishes to take over parental responsibilities of the non-custodial parent
  2. Kinship: a family member wishing to adopt another family member
  3. Second-parent: very similar to a stepparent adoption; however, the adopting parents are not married
  4. Open v. Closed: whether the biological parents may continue having contact (communication and/or visitation) with the adopted child. Open means the contact may continue; closed means it cannot
  5. Private v. State: whether the biological parents relinquish their parental rights to an adoptive parent or to the state (while the child waits to be adopted)

Are you wanting to adopt a child?

Call us! The adoption lawyers at Travis Law Group have helped many families in successfully navigating adoption. Depending on your specific situation, there are several different processes that your adoption lawyer can help you through. Our experienced Adoption Attorney Colorado Springs can assist you with the issues presented by your individual case.

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FAQs:

1. Who is eligible to adopt?

So long as you are 21 years or older, anyone can adopt. There is no requirement regarding marriage, home ownership, age, gender, religion. Exceptions include, but are not limited to, a person convicted of any violent crime against a spouse/child (abuse, neglect, battery, sexual assault, rape, or murder)

2. What is the difference between guardianship and adoption?

Adoption creates a permanent change wherein the parental rights of the biological parent(s) are relinquished. A guardianship is only temporary and does not permanently relinquish those parental rights.

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Child Support Lawyers Colorado Springs https://travislawgroup.com/child-support-lawyers-colorado-springs/ https://travislawgroup.com/child-support-lawyers-colorado-springs/#respond Thu, 09 Apr 2020 10:26:19 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21235

Do you need child support?

The Child Support Lawyers Colorado Springs at Travis Law Group are familiar with child support laws and can help you through the process. We are experienced in advocating on behalf of our clients, and their children, for the child support that they are owed.

In Colorado, child support is governed by C.R.S. §14-10-115.

In determining the amount of support, the court shall consider all relevant factors, including:

  1. The financial resources of the child;
  2. The financial resources of the custodial parent;
  3. The standard of living the child would have enjoyed had the marriage not been dissolved;
  4. The physical and emotional condition of the child and his or her educational needs; and
  5. The financial resources and needs of the non-custodial parent.

Note: gross income does not include income from additional jobs that result in the employment of the obligor for more than forty hours per week or more than what would otherwise be considered full-time employment.

If a parent is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed, child support must be calculated based on a determination of potential income; except that a determination of potential income must not be made for a parent who is caring for a child under the age of twenty-four months.

Can you change a child support order?

Pursuant to C.R.S. §14-10-122, the Court may modify an existing child support order only upon a showing of changed circumstances so substantial and continuing as to make the terms unfair. However, a voluntary, or mutually agreed upon change of physical care occurs, the existing child support order will be modified or terminated as of the date when physical care was changed.

If you have children and need help getting child support, please contact us to discuss your options.

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FAQs:

At what age can a child decide which parent they want to live with?

Colorado does not have a set age requirement. Instead, the Court may consider the child’s wishes if the child is sufficiently mature enough to express reasoned and independent preferences regarding the parenting schedule.

Is there a preference for which parent is awarded custody?

Although not a requirement, Courts in Colorado typically prefer that parents share custody/parental responsibility. However, child endangerment, a party’s ability to meet the child(ren)’s needs, the interaction between the parties and the children’s family members, the child’s adjustment to their school and community, the mental and physical health of the parties, the ability of the parties to encourage a relationship with the other party, the past pattern of involvement with the child, and the ability to place the child’s needs ahead of their own are all factors considered by the Court when determining child custody/parental responsibility.

What makes an unfit parent in Colorado?

If a parent cannot fulfill the children’s needs, puts their own needs ahead of the children’s, or endangers the child’s physical and emotional wellbeing, the Court may consider that parent unfit. Examples include but are not limited to neglect, drug or alcohol abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and mental illness.

Where can you find the Colorado Child Support Guidelines?

The Colorado Child Support Guidelines are in section 14-10-115 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.). They are consistent with other provisions of that section that impose a child support obligation on either or both parents based on their respective financial resources, the child’s financial resources, the custodial parent’s needs, and the child’s needs.

In addition, the Guidelines apply equally to child support for each child (sole custody and joint custody) and child support for non-parents, such as stepparents and foster parents.

What are the typical child support issues?

The most common child support issues are:

a. Determining Child Support for a Divorce: When parties file for divorce, child support will be determined based on the factors contained in C.R.S. 14-10-115, along with the parenting schedule, the parties’ income, and health insurance credits, and childcare credits.

b. Determining Child Support for Non-Married Couples: Child support can still be allocated even if you were never married. The factors of C.R.S. 14-10-115 still apply the same.

c. Modification of Child Support, After the Divorce Proceedings, Have Been Completed.

What is child support orders?

Child support orders are generally categorized as:

a. Temporary child support–this type of child support order is temporary. It lasts only until the Final Orders Hearing is held and the Court makes a final determination of support. Quick Child support is useful when the parties have separated, but one party is not providing the other party with any support.

b. Final child support—This is the child support obligation determined at the Final Orders Hearing and cannot be modified unless there is an Order from the Court. This support continues until the child emancipates at age 19 unless otherwise ordered by the Court.

c. Alimony—This is another word for spousal maintenance. This is not considered child support and is paid to the other spouse.

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Colorado Springs Legal Services During COVID-19 https://travislawgroup.com/colorado-springs-legal-services-during-covid-19/ https://travislawgroup.com/colorado-springs-legal-services-during-covid-19/#respond Fri, 27 Mar 2020 21:34:10 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21168

We are here to serve you during COVID-19.

The “Stay at Home” order for the State of Colorado has been lifted, and court services have returned to normal.

People may choose to mask at any time. People with symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear masks. Masks are recommended in indoor public transportation settings and may be required in other places by local or state authorities.

FAQ’S

How much is a lawyer in Colorado Springs?

Lawyer’s fees vary based on the type of representation you need, the amount of work done, the time spent on your case, and the contentiousness of your case.

Legal services at Travis Law Group, PLLC, will be billed in tenth-hour increments. Our attorney rate is $350.00 per hour. We also offer a discounted rate of $300.00 per hour for active military members.

Does Travis Group Law have a Colorado Springs office?

Yes. Travis Law Group has an office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Our office is located at:

121 East Vermijo
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 520-5011

What are the different types of divorce cases?

Many divorce cases depend on the person and their situation. The more common cases are divorce, legal separation, and annulment. There are also more complex and post-decree cases involving child support modification, parenting time, or maintenance.

Can you recommend Travis Law Group to handle divorce cases?

Our lawyers have handled many divorce cases in Colorado Springs and Pueblo, Colorado. We are proud to serve the needs of families and individuals looking to file for divorce.

If you have a legal need and would like to speak with our attorney about your case, contact us today!

If you have any questions, please call us at 719-520.5011.

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Military Divorce Lawyers Colorado Springs https://travislawgroup.com/military-divorce-lawyers-colorado-springs/ https://travislawgroup.com/military-divorce-lawyers-colorado-springs/#respond Tue, 24 Mar 2020 12:36:09 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21143

Military divorces are not like other divorces.

The best Military Divorce Lawyers Colorado Springs are aware of the unique issues that may arise during a military divorce. The attorneys at Travis Law Group are experienced in military divorces and can guide you through common pitfalls such as retirement plans, deployment, VA disability, TSP account division, determining High-3, Survivor Benefit Plans (SBP), and Blended Retirement Plans. Richard Travis is a former Army JAG attorney and is a highly experienced military divorce attorney. Mr. Travis has taught attorneys at CLEs regarding military family law issues.

Military Retirement Plans.

The terms of how any military retirement is divided may depend on when you or your spouse began serving in the military. Additionally, the amount of retirement you or your spouse will receive may be determined based upon the years of military service completed by the service member and how many years of marriage overlapped those years of military service. The attorneys at Travis Law Group can help advise you on what your options are concerning the potential division of your (or your spouse’s) retirement plan.

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FAQs:

1. Does your firm offer a military discount?

Yes, we do. We are thankful to all our servicemen and servicewomen for their service and commitment to our country. Ask us about our decreased hourly rate for military members during your consultation.

2. How do I get child support or maintenance from someone who is deployed?

Just because a military member is deployed does not mean they can shirk their responsibilities to take care of their family. Regardless of whether you (or your spouse) are deployed or in Colorado, if there is a Court Order that states you are to receive child support, that Order must be followed. We can help you recover overdue support payments from a delinquent spouse.

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Auto Accident Attorneys Colorado Springs https://travislawgroup.com/auto-accident-attorneys-colorado-springs/ https://travislawgroup.com/auto-accident-attorneys-colorado-springs/#respond Fri, 06 Mar 2020 08:44:46 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21020

Do I need an auto accident attorney?

This is one of the most common questions that personal injury attorneys hear. The short answer is “yes.” Insurance companies are used to dealing with Auto Accident Attorneys Colorado Springs; therefore, we tend to work quicker than someone who is unrepresented. More importantly, statistics show that your chances of obtaining a higher settlement increase considerably by hiring a competent auto accident attorney. The lawyers at Travis Law Group have negotiated and litigated millions of dollars in personal injury cases. We are well-equipped with the knowledge and experience to help you get every dollar you deserve.

What does an auto accident attorney do?

Initially, your attorney will gather information, from you and from your medical providers. In addition, your lawyer should acquire all relevant medical records and bills concerning your claim(s). Our attorneys are very detail-oriented and we spend considerable time investigating each and every one of our auto accident cases. We speak to the police, witnesses, doctors, insurance adjusters, and anyone else necessary to obtain the needed information to asses your claim. Our primary concern is that you recover from your injuries and that we make the process of handling your case as stress-free as possible.

How much does an auto accident lawyer cost?

At Travis Law Group, we charge a 1/3rd contingency fee for our personal injury cases, unless the case requires the filing of a lawsuit in which case the fee can be slightly higher. This means that we are paid 1/3rd of any potential settlement we obtain. Throughout the handling of your case, we provide monthly invoices. Even though our clients are not charged an hourly rate, we feel it’s extremely important that you see the work we are performing on your case before a settlement is reached.

Satisfied Client Stories

FAQs:

1. What is my auto accident case worth?

This depends. No two cases are the same. Some factors that determine the value of your case include, but are not limited to, the extent of your injuries, the type and amount of treatment you received, whether there is permanent injury, and whether or not you require(d) surgery.

2. Should I do anything to help my attorney with my case?

Be honest and thorough. Your attorney needs to know everything about your accident, your injuries, and your recovery process. The biggest help you can be to your auto accident attorney is to be truthful and open with us. In addition, we always recommend our clients to trust their treating physicians, as they are the professionals responsible for “fixing” you. As such, it is imperative that you follow their directions and attend all scheduled appointments.

3. Will my case go to trial?

Possibly, but hopefully not. The vast majority of personal injury cases are settled without the need for litigation. However, even if your case requires a lawsuit, that does not mean you will have to go to Court. Regardless, the attorneys at Travis Law Group are trial experienced and are prepared to litigate your case if the insurance company is unwilling to provide a reasonable settlement. Call to schedule a free consultation and we can evaluate your claim more thoroughly.

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Child Custody Lawyer Colorado Springs https://travislawgroup.com/child-custody-lawyer-colorado-springs/ https://travislawgroup.com/child-custody-lawyer-colorado-springs/#respond Fri, 06 Mar 2020 08:32:26 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=21015

In Colorado, custody is also known as “parental responsibility.”

Colorado Courts sometimes refer to custody, whether “joint” or “sole,” as parental responsibility. An experienced Child Custody Lawyer Colorado Springs can properly guide you through the legal requirements necessary to establish custody/parental responsibility.

How is child custody/parental responsibility determined?

The Court, pursuant to C.R.S. §14-10-124, will consider the best interests of the child(ren). These factors include the child(ren)’s wishes, the interaction and interrelationship of the child(ren) with their parents, the child(ren)’s adjustment to their home, school, and community, the parties’ mental and physical health, the ability of the parties to encourage the sharing of love, affection, and contact, past pattern of involvement, the physical proximity of the parties, and the ability of the parties to place the needs of the children ahead of his or her own needs.

What if there is already a Court Order?

Pursuant to C.R.S. §14-10-124, C.R.S. §14-10-129, and C.R.S. §14-10-131, parents may file motions to modify child custody/parental responsibility. The Court’s decision will be based on the best interests of the child(ren). In order to successfully modify child custody/parental responsibility, a parent must show that there was a voluntary change in parenting time, such that a substantial and continuing change in circumstances has occurred. For example, if a parent were previously exercising 120 overnights per year, but last year that parent only exercised 80 overnights, the other parent could file a motion to modify the child custody/parental responsibilities.

Satisfied Client Stories

FAQs:

At what age can a child decide which parent they want to live with?

Colorado does not have a set age requirement. Instead, the Court will consider the child’s wishes once the child is mature enough to express reasoned and independent preferences. Typically, this age is 13-14 years old; but again, there is not an age threshold.

Is there a preference for which parent is awarded custody?

Although not a requirement, Courts in Colorado typically prefer that parents share custody/parental responsibility. However, overnight parenting time, child endangerment, or an inability to meet the child(ren)’s needs are all factors considered by the Court when determining child custody/parental responsibility.

What makes an unfit parent in Colorado?

If a parent is unable to fulfill the child’s needs or have endangered the child’s physical or emotional wellbeing. Examples include, but are not limited to, neglect, drug or alcohol abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and mental illness.

When should you hire child custody lawyers?

The best time to hire a family law attorney is as soon as you know that changes to the status quo (i.e., parenting time or child support) are imminent. In the case of a divorce, hiring legal counsel when the decision to divorce has been made is a good idea. Typically, this will make the divorce process go more smoothly.

What are the effects of a child custody order on your life?

After a child custody order is made, parents must adhere to the set custody schedule. Failure to follow the child custody order without sufficient reason could lead to legal action. If a parent’s housing or employment status changes, that parent must provide written notice to the other parent.

What distinguishes Travis Law Group LLC from other child custody lawyers?

If a client has a child custody question, they call an experienced child custody lawyer. Travis Law Group has over 20 years of experience litigating, negotiating, and settling family law and custody matters. That’s why they call us.

Unlike other law firms, we don’t farm our child custody cases to associates. Instead, we assign you to a lawyer who has handled hundreds of similar cases.

What is the Colorado child custody process?

The Colorado child custody process begins with filing a petition with the court. After that, parties are required to exchange financial documentation, attend an Initial Status Conference, and then a Final Orders Hearing. In the event interim orders are needed, parties can request a Temporary Orders Hearing, which will provide temporary “rules” for the parties to follow.

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Personal Injury Lawyers Colorado Springs https://travislawgroup.com/personal-injury-lawyers-colorado-springs/ https://travislawgroup.com/personal-injury-lawyers-colorado-springs/#respond Sun, 16 Feb 2020 01:29:47 +0000 https://travislawgroup.com/?p=20815

Can a personal injury lawyer help me?

Were you injured by someone else’s failure to act reasonably? Side-swiped, t-boned, or rear-ended by a careless driver? Did you slip and fall? The personal injury attorneys at Travis Law Group have over thirty years of experience handling cases just like yours. We have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, and the insurance companies know that we are not afraid to take a case to trial.

What can I expect from my personal injury lawyer?

The personal injury lawyer that you choose should be sympathetic to your situation. Being injured by someone else is not an enjoyable experience, and the legal loopholes that exist to prevent you from getting what you are entitled to are numerous. Your lawyer needs to be knowledgeable, informative, and should regularly communicate with you about your case. Travis Law Group prides itself on communication, providing all of our clients with our cell phone numbers. This is certainly one of the reasons we were recently nominated as the Best Law Firm in Colorado Springs.

How much does a personal injury lawyer cost?

Typically, personal injury lawyers are hired on a contingent-fee basis. A contingent fee simply means that the client does not pay the lawyer out-of-pocket, but instead agrees to pay their personal injury attorney an agreed-upon percentage of their potential future settlement/verdict. At Travis Law Group, we charge 1/3 for our personal injury cases, unless the case requires the filing of a lawsuit. We also provide our clients with monthly invoices, even though they are not charged an hourly rate so that our clients can see the work we are performing on their case.

Satisfied Client Stories

FAQs

1. How long does a personal injury case last?

This almost always depends on the type and amount of treatment you require. Usually, the injured party needs to complete medical treatment before negotiations for potential settlements can occur. However, at Travis Law Group, we aim to resolve our clients’ cases as expeditiously as possible, while ensuring that we recover every dollar that our client is entitled to.

2. Should I do anything to help my attorney with my case?

The biggest help you can be to your personal injury attorney is to be a good patient. Your treating physicians are knowledgeable about medicine and treating your body to hopefully “fix” you. As such, it is imperative that you follow their directions, attend all scheduled appointments, etc.

3. Will my case go to trial?

Probably not. The vast majority of personal injury cases are settled without the need for litigation. However, even if your case requires a lawsuit, that does not mean you will have to go to court.

 

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