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Living arrangements can secure child custody

When you are filing for custody in the state of Colorado, it is important to make sure that you have done what you can to increase your chances of getting the result you seek. Whether you are filing for sole custody or for shared custody with the other parent, you will need to show not only that you are a competent and loving parent, but that you have an appropriate accommodation and environment for your child.

Having a suitable living accommodation can make all the difference in a child custody filing in Colorado. In ensuring that you have created a suitable living environment, there are certain factors that you should consider based on your specific situation. These factors are what the judges will use to make their decision. Therefore, it is important that you make these considerations ahead of time.

Creating a business contract: 3 tips

Starting a business is an exciting venture. You get the opportunity to create something from scratch. You create the feeling of the business from the ground up. You build a client base and have all the control.

When you're interested in opening a business, one thing you should be familiar with is a business contract. It's likely you'll need to develop relationships with other businesses, so you need to take time to create a solid contract that holds you and the other party accountable for your actions.

Driving safely saves lives: Avoiding reckless behaviors

There's no question that driving dangerously puts yourself and others in danger. Drivers who are reckless tend to cause accidents. They focus on their own needs and wants instead of following the traffic laws. They may weave in and out of traffic, text and look away from the road or be otherwise preoccupied.

Dangerous driving is a habit everyone needs to break. Getting behind the wheel and doing anything other than paying attention to the road and traffic laws is a risk you shouldn't take. Here are a few things you can do to stay safer.

If you’ve ever wondered why you need an estate plan, read this

Many people think that only the very rich need estate planning. In reality, even if you only own a modest home in Fort Collins or if you do not think you have enough assets to make it worthwhile, you should still put an estate plan in place. Not only will an estate plan give you peace of mind in case the worst happens, having one will alleviate the burden and stress to your family caused by your death.

There are various other reasons why you should consider starting your estate plan sooner rather than later. Here is a start on why you need an estate plan.

Spinal cord injuries are sometimes difficult to spot

A car crash can lead to very serious injuries. One of these is the spinal cord injury, which can be life-impacting in ways that you might not realize. There are many things that you need to realize about spinal cord injuries if there are any signs that you might be suffering from one.

There are some cases in which injuries might not seem like a spinal cord injury when they are. This is because some spinal cord injuries are incomplete. These injuries can have some function and sensation below the level of the injury, which is what might lead to you thinking that all is well.

Never make decisions about your business lightly

Making plans for your business is something that might keep you up at night. Whether your company is a new one or one that has been in business for a while, you need to make sure that you are staying to true to the company's roots and doing what you can to keep it moving forward. We are here to help you when you need a hand.

One thing that you need to be sure you do is to review any legal agreements. These can include investment documents, employment contracts, vendor agreements and similar documents. You shouldn't ever sign any of these unless you know for certain how the terms will impact your company. Make sure that you review your company's responsibilities, as well as the other party's responsibilities. You also need to review what happens if responsibilities aren't met.

Don't forget to make a business action plan

There are many steps that you need to take if you are planning on opening a business. One of the steps that people sometimes overlook is creating a business action plan. This plan outlines some of the specifics of starting your business and helping it and yourself stay afloat while you are building it up.

The business action plan isn't something that is made public. It is an internal document that you can use as a guide. There are a few different points that you need to consider when you are developing this plan.

Underinsured motorists can lead to financial ruin

Motorists on the road are required to have insurance that meets or exceeds the state's requirements for this coverage. Sadly, many motorists opt to drive without having adequate insurance coverage. Some of these individuals think that they are doing their finances a favor by saving a little bit of money on premiums. However, they are risking financial ruin.

Many people don't take the time to think about just want the minimum insurance coverage really covers. In Colorado, the minimum coverage allowed is 25/50/15. This means that you have to have personal injury protection of $25,000 per person with at least a $50,000 per accident cap. You also need to have $15,000 in property damage coverage.

Commercial real estate transactions require scrutinization

Commercial real estate transactions are necessary for many companies to grow. These transactions can include leases and purchases. No matter what kind of real estate transaction your company is considering, you need to make sure that it is in the business' best interests. We can help you to go over these transactions to see if there are any provisions that might harm your business' future.

When you are dealing with real estate, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement of the transaction. You might be elated to have finally found a location to open or expand the company. You may be ready to get everything finalized so you can move forward and focus on the rest of your business matters.

A 2-car crash injures a pregnant Fort Collins woman

A two-car crash close to where Prospect Road and Sheilds Street intersect resulted in one motorist being admitted to the hospital and several others being treated for minor injuries the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 25.

Fort Collins police first began receving calls from witnesses to the crash at around 7:15 p.m. Once on the scene, statements were taken from both motorists, one of which is a senior at Colorado State University. That driver, who'd been driving a Honda Pilot at the time of the crash, said that she'd been waiting to make a left turn on yellow when another motorist, driving a Pontiac Grand Prix, sped up and ran the light, colliding into her.

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