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Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law

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Award-winning Colorado divorce attorneys, Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha, provide an approachable, insider view to divorce, parenting, relationships, and breakups. Episodes will include conversations with experts such as custody evaluators, CPAs, mediators, and family law judges. Listeners can expect to receive tips, tactics, and a frank conversation about some of life's toughest topics. Many people think that divorce is like climbing a mountain. Ryan and Amy have guided countless clients to the summit, and they share their weekly thoughts on divorce at altitude.

Award-winning Colorado divorce attorneys, Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha, provide an approachable, insider view to divorce, parenting, relationships, and breakups. Episodes will include conversations with experts such as custody evaluators, CPAs, mediators, and family law judges. Listeners can expect to receive tips, tactics, and a frank conversation about some of life's toughest topics. Many people think that divorce is like climbing a mountain. Ryan and Amy have guided countless clients to the summit, and they share their weekly thoughts on divorce at altitude.

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United States

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Award-winning Colorado divorce attorneys, Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha, provide an approachable, insider view to divorce, parenting, relationships, and breakups. Episodes will include conversations with experts such as custody evaluators, CPAs, mediators, and family law judges. Listeners can expect to receive tips, tactics, and a frank conversation about some of life's toughest topics. Many people think that divorce is like climbing a mountain. Ryan and Amy have guided countless clients to the summit, and they share their weekly thoughts on divorce at altitude.

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 18 - Surviving an Abusive Spouse and Thinking Positively about Divorce with Jennifer Coulson

5/6/2021
Studies show that almost 50% of women have experienced some form of psychological aggression by an intimate partner during their lifetime. Whether you come to the realization of the unhealthiness of your marriage on your own or through therapy, the divorce process can seem daunting at first, especially when kids are involved. Vail Valley realtor Jennifer Coulson joins Ryan Kalamaya to share her story of how she came to realize she was in an emotionally abusive marriage with a narcissist,...

Duration:00:42:13

Ep. 17 - Expert Witnesses in Divorce Cases

5/3/2021
Expert witnesses can help settle various issues in a divorce case if an agreement cannot be met. Ryan Kalamaya goes through different types of expert witnesses and what they are used for, and the benefits of getting an expert witness involved in a divorce case. In This Episode: - When to get expert witnesses involved in your divorce case - What kind of expert witnesses are there? - Who are parenting expert witnesses I can use? - Does each party need their own expert witness? Make...

Duration:00:03:07

Ep. 16 - eDiscovery Best Practices with Industry Expert Doug Austin

4/29/2021
eDiscovery expert Doug Austin joins Ryan Kalamaya on Divorce at Altitude to discuss current issues and case law in electronic discovery, cybersecurity and data privacy, and best practices for protecting information for divorce lawyers. In This Episode: - How can parties in a divorce try to modify, conceal or change digital evidence? - What happens if a party doesn’t disclose or produce certain evidence in a divorce? - Trends in case law for eDiscovery - Best practices in cybersecurity...

Duration:00:23:41

Ep. 15 - Temporary Orders in a Colorado Divorce

4/26/2021
Often times in a divorce, agreements can’t be reached on who will stay in the house, parenting time or who will continue paying what bills. Ryan Kalamaya discusses temporary orders in a divorce in Colorado, and what they do while you are waiting for the final, permanent orders from the court. In this Episode: What is Divorce at Altitude? Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha provide tips and recommendations on issues related to divorce, separation, and co-parenting in Colorado. Ryan and Amy are...

Duration:00:03:36

Ep. 14 - Benefits of e-Discovery for Divorce Lawyers with Brett Burney

4/22/2021
Living in the age of electronic information can be challenging especially when it comes to legal technology and e-discovery. The vast majority of family law cases involve some form of e-discovery from text messages, social media posts, email, and more. Ryan Kalamaya sits down with Brett Burney to discuss different solutions he uses with clients to combat common challenges with e-discovery through his software guidance Macs in Law and Apps in Law. Make sure to follow us to continue the...

Duration:00:43:24

Ep. 13 - Discovery in a Divorce

4/19/2021
What happens if you believe the other party is hiding money or they don’t fully disclose everything in the initial disclosure step of a divorce? Ryan Kalamaya explains how the discovery process in a divorce works in the State of Colorado. In This Episode: - What is the discovery process in a divorce - Rules that guide the process of discovery - Interrogatories and request for production of documents Make sure to follow us to continue the conversation on Facebook, LinkedIn, and...

Duration:00:04:15

Ep. 12 - Surviving Divorce with Kids with Monica Brizendine

4/15/2021
For better or for worse, in sickness and in health, till death do us part. When you said those vows, you meant every word of it and never prepared yourself for the end. Maybe you saw it coming, maybe you didn’t. Either way, going through a divorce affects every single area of your life and it’s natural to wonder how you’ll make it through and rebuild your life. Former client Monica Brizendine joins Amy Goscha on Episode 12 at Divorce at Altitude to discuss her experience from the initial...

Duration:00:39:38

Ep. 11 - Mandated Disclosures in a Colorado Divorce

4/12/2021
After the filing of divorce in the State of Colorado, each party will attend an initial status conference. Ryan Kalamaya discusses what disclosures have to be made to the other party at the initial status conference. In This How To Episode - What are mandatory disclosures in the State of Colorado? - What is a sworn financial statement? - Rule 16.2 - How much do you need to disclose to the other party in a divorce? Make sure to follow us to continue the conversation on Facebook,...

Duration:00:04:22

Ep. 10 - Selling Real Estate in a Divorce with Aspen Realtor Chris Klug

4/8/2021
Selling a house can be one of the biggest challenges that arises during the divorce process. Aspen realtor Chris Klug joins Ryan Kalamaya on Episode 10 of Divorce at Altitude to discuss what a realtor can do to ensure that both parties are able to get the most value for one of the biggest assets in a divorce. They discuss different challenges that can be faced with listing a home during the divorce process and actions real estate agents can take to combat them. In This Episode - How a...

Duration:00:38:20

Ep. 9 - Automatic Temporary Injunction in a Divorce

4/5/2021
After the petition for dissolution of marriage has been filed in the State of Colorado, an automatic injunction goes into effect. Ryan Kalamaya discusses what an automatic injunction specifically covers in your divorce and what you need to be aware of while it is in effect. In this Episode: - When does the automatic injunction go into effect? - What is the purpose of an automatic injunction in a divorce? - What does the automatic injunction during a divorce cover? Make sure to...

Duration:00:04:23

Ep. 8 - Maintaining Health and Wellness During Divorce with Dr. Susan Darrah

4/1/2021
The stress and grief that comes with experiencing a life altering event such as divorce, can affect someone both physically and emotionally. In episode 8 of Divorce at Altitude, Dr. Susan Harrah joins Amy Goscha to discuss the main areas of your health that you should focus on during the divorce process. In This Episode - How sleep can affect mood, your body’s ability to react to stress, and overall wellbeing - Why a good sleep routine is important - Recommendations for not being able to...

Duration:00:48:11

Ep. 7 - How to File for Divorce in Colorado

3/29/2021
Divorce brings about a lot of changes that aren’t easy. In addition to our longer weekly episodes, we have created short “how to” episodes with tips and insight into the legal process of divorce in the State of Colorado. In the first how to episode, Ryan Kalamaya talks about the steps to file for divorce in the state of Colorado. In This How To Episode - Step by step legal process of filing for divorce in Colorado - What documents are needed to file for divorce - Information about the...

Duration:00:04:21

Ep. 6 - Child Custody Issues Across State Borders, with Brian Walters

3/25/2021
Eric Wolff and his wife Melanie live in Houston but have a home in Aspen they frequent in the winter and summers. Melanie comes to Aspen with the kids, stays there and files for divorce while Eric is still in Houston. How is a custody agreement arranged? In Episode 6 of Divorce at Altitude, Brian Walters of Walters Gilbreath, PLLC in Texas joins Ryan Kalamaya to discuss issues that arise with child custody across state borders and the UCCJEA, otherwise known as The Uniform Child Custody...

Duration:00:20:05

Ep. 5 - What Do Lawyers Think About Before Their Client Files For Divorce?

3/18/2021
In Episode 5, Ryan and Amy discuss what pre-filing considerations come to mind in Eric Wolff’s story after his initial consultation when he makes the decision to hire a divorce attorney. They go over different scenarios that can affect the timing of filing, such as a recent move to Colorado from a different state, or upcoming trips, and address how collaborative law or a private judge can be used in some divorce cases. In This Episode - Timing of filing for divorce - Jurisdiction or venue...

Duration:00:24:17

Ep. 4 - Top 7 FAQs for Divorce Consultations

3/11/2021
As Eric Wolff steps into the office for his initial divorce consultation, he has many questions running through his head. “Am I going to have to pay Melanie alimony for the rest of my life? Where will I live? I don’t have the funds to move out right away. When can I start dating again?” Ryan and Amy breakdown the top 7 FAQs that they get from clients in their initial divorce consultations in Episode 4 of Divorce at Altitude. They also discuss what the State of Colorado looks usually looks...

Duration:00:36:50

Ep. 3 - Invalidating and Challenging Marital Agreements with Jim Bailey, Esq.

3/4/2021
You’ve seen it in the news… Dr. Dre ripped up his prenuptial agreement and his ex-wife is claiming he owes her $2 million in spousal support each month. So, what actually happens when a prenup needs to be enforced? What do attorneys look for to determine the validity of a prenup? In Episode 3 of Divorce at Altitude, Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha bring on special guest Jim Bailey, one of Denver’s premier divorce lawyers and family law experts to discuss their thoughts on Dr. Dre’s situation...

Duration:00:36:19

Ep. 2 - Prenuptial Agreements

2/25/2021
A prenuptial agreement is a legal document many couples decide to sign before entering marriage. A typical prenup lays out what each party is bringing to the marriage and how assets, properties, and other financial claims will be distributed should the marriage fail. In Episode 2 of Divorce at Altitude, Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha discuss the history of prenuptial agreements and how dowries have evolved into modern prenups, and current trends of reasons why couples are getting them today....

Duration:00:40:27

Ep. 1 - Meet Eric Wolff, our fictional divorce client, Ryan and Amy

2/18/2021
Ryan shares the story of Eric Wolff and his divorce experience that resonates with many individuals going through or thinking about divorce. Amy shares her journey of becoming a divorce lawyer and how her experience working in a juvenile center and clerking for a family law judge helped foster her passion for family law and resolving problems for families in a creative way. Ryan tells how he found his passion of helping clients redefine themselves through monumental transitions in life...

Duration:00:15:16

Trailer

2/12/2021
Ryan Kalamaya introduces Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law. Each week, Ryan and Amy Goscha will provide tips and recommendations on issues related to divorce, separation, and co-parenting in Colorado. Ryan's 6-year-old daughter, Colby, makes a cameo appearance in the trailer. To subscribe to Divorce at Altitude, click here and select your favorite podcast player. To subscribe to Kalamaya | Goscha's YouTube channel where many of the episodes will be posted as videos,...

Duration:00:01:49