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Fun Fact – Leap Year Changes Everything (By a Little Bit)

According to Universe Today magazine, it takes the Earth about 365.242189 days to go around the Sun one time. Our Gregorian calendar has only 365 days. As a result, we add an extra day to the month of February approximately every four years so that we don’t lose six hours...

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Breaking the News to Children About Divorce

Deciding how and when to tell children about divorce can be a challenge for many parents. There are strategic decisions to be made, such as whether you will tell the children together or separately, and how you will address questions about the divorce during the conversation. The good news is...

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Marriage Story – How the Attorney You Choose Can Change Your Divorce

Laura Dern recently won the Academy Award for her portrayal of Nora Fanshaw, a prominent Los Angeles divorce attorney based on real-life attorney Laura Wasser. As I watched the movie recently, it struck me how perfectly the story encapsulates why it is so important to choose the right attorney for...

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Texting While Divorcing – 10 Tips for Effective Communication

You are in the middle of your divorce. You don’t want to call your soon-to-be ex because emotions are running high. Instead, you decide to send a long text and give him or her a piece of your mind. Beware. You may have just created an exhibit that can be...

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Wells Family Law Celebrates National Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month in January

January is National Child-Centered Divorce Awareness Month.  Children who are put in the middle of the conflict during divorce can experience all sorts of trauma which may manifest itself in academic difficulties, emotional upheaval, cognitive impairment and social conflicts.  Forcing children into a “loyalty bind” by making them feel as...

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Wells Family Law Welcomes Zachary Roeling

Wells Family law is honored to announce that Zac Roeling has joined the firm as a senior associate.  Zac has practiced since 2014 exclusively in the area of family law.  His track record of firm advocacy and problem-solving make him a welcome addition to the firm.  In his spare time,...

News: Super Lawyers Publishes Kristi Anderson Wells’ Answer to Your Questions Regarding Stock Rights

For those with questions regarding how stock options, restricted stock, and other stock rights are allocated in divorce under Colorado law, look no further than Kristi Anderson Wells’ answer recently-published in “Ask Super Lawyers”. Excerpt: Stock and equity awards, such as options, restricted stock, restricted stock units, phantom stock, and stock appreciation...

News: Kristi Anderson Wells Authors New Book on Executive Compensation

Kristi Anderson Wells’ new book, The Executive Compensation Handbook: Stock Option Awards, Restricted Stock Grants, Cash Bonuses, Incentives and Other Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation in Divorce, was recently published by the American Bar Association. A practical guide to a complex subject, the book provides guidance for understanding, negotiating and dividing these assets...