Understanding Premarital Agreements

by David J. Pigott, Esq. dave@hamptonpigott.com “Mawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder tooday. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam… And wuv, tru wuv, will fowow you foweva… So tweasure your wuv.” – The Impressive Clergyman The Princess...

Passing House Bill 13-1204

by Sheryl A. Fernandez, Paralegal   The 2013 Colorado Legislative Session brought some big changes through Criminal and Family Law legislation.  From the re-introduction of Jessica’s Law—asking for a 25 year, mandatory incarceration sentence for those convicted...

Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act

by David J. Pigott, Esq. dave@hamptonpigott.com You’re a member of the Colorado National Guard.[1]  You always knew it was a possibility, and now it’s happened: you’re deploying.  You immediately think of your children and the parenting plan you and your ex-spouse...

Why You Shouldn’t Propose on Valentine’s Day in Montana

by David J. Pigott, Esq. dave@hamptonpigott.com Gentlemen, if you’ve been with your significant other for a while, you might be thinking about popping the question.  You might even be thinking about doing it on Valentine’s Day.  While one recent survey[1] suggests...

Getting a Protection Order in Colorado

by William A. Baker, Esq. will@hamptonpigott.com Love Stinks.  Immortal words penned by J. Geils Band lead singer Peter Wolf and keyboardist Seth Justman for the title track of their 1980 album.  Eighteen years later Adam Sandler reintroduced the song and its message...