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Child Custody in Colorado: The Common Myths and Truths

When couples with children divorce in Colorado, the most emotionally charged issue is usually child custody. Sadly, to add to the stress and heightened emotions of divorcing couples, they often receive false information from relatives, friends, or colleagues. Don’t be like them and learn some of the most common child custody myths in the state. …

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Four Classifications of Crime According to Criminal Law

The word crime traces its origins to the Latin word “crimin” and its variation “crimen,” which translates to “accusation” or “misdeed,” according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Further dissected, the word is believed to be derived from the verb “cernere.” The first half of the word consists of the variant “cri-” which means “to decide, sift …

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Securing Your Assets: Why Probate Isn’t as Intimidating as It Sounds

People often view probate court as a frightening experience. It seems to bring images to mind of an estate bogged down by the bureaucracy of the legal system as heirs wait in vain for the release of their assets. But most estates disputes don’t drag on for decades. Through a simple conversation with a professional, …

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Racketeering and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Acts (RICO)

Racketeering occurs when organized groups or crime rings operate rackets or illegal businesses or when they utilize legal organizations for embezzling funds. These acts are illegal because they could have catastrophic consequences for private and public institutions. Common Examples of Rackets In past decades, rackets usually dealt in evidently illegal industries including sex trafficking or …

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