Colorado's Bankruptcy
& Family Law Firm

Serving clients in South Metro & Front Range

Offices conveniently located in Denver, Aurora, Englewood, Highlands Ranch, and Lakewood

As a Denver family law and bankruptcy attorney, Mark J. Berumen is sensitive to his clients' needs on a personal level and strives to provide them thorough, level-headed, knowledgeable, reliable and effective legal counsel every step of the way. You do not have to let bankruptcy and family law decisions fall on your shoulders alone.

What Are Colorado’s Residency Requirement?

What is Residency? Many issues in life and the law turn on the fact of a person’s residency. Are you applying to college? Most public universities distinguish between resident and non-resident applicants in determining how tuition is assessed. Non-resident students pay more. For many professionals residency can be important. Practicing law, selling real estate, or…

October 10, 2018

How To File Documents When You Don’t Have An Attorney

Many people don’t realize that citizens are entitled to file certain paperwork with the court of their jurisdiction regardless of whether or not they choose to be represented by an attorney. The parties who represent themselves in legal proceedings are called pro se litigants. While it is certainly possible to file for bankruptcy without an…

October 3, 2018

3 Steps To Filing Divorce Papers In Colorado

The process of filing for divorce is relatively similar across the country, but there are many specific procedural differences that exist from state to state. Generally, the Colorado court system is forgiving when it comes to ensuring that individuals can begin the process of filing for divorce. Whether you have the aid of an attorney…

September 26, 2018

Colorado Bankruptcy Changes – How You Can Make A Difference

Alongside the growth of technology, the economy, and the complexities of every day life, the rules by which we live by must adapt. As a result, State and Federal laws develop on a continuous basis as the world changes and grows. For the most part, legislative changes that have an effect on you (and others)…

September 19, 2018

Why It Isn’t A Good Idea To Go Through Divorce Without A Lawyer

Federal Law gives everyone the right to represent themselves in the court of law without an attorney. Individuals who represent themselves in court regarding a legal dispute without the aid and guidance of a lawyer are known as pro-se litigants. The term pro se litigant (or pro se legal representation) comes from the Latin term…

September 12, 2018

Can I Continue To Operate My Business If I File For Bankruptcy?

If you are a business owner, you are well aware that your business is your livelihood. Therefore, when your business is struggling to meet incoming bills and other outstanding debts, it can be a strain on you and your family in many ways. While the number of businesses filing for bankruptcies has been on the…

September 5, 2018

Does Paternity Apply To Same Sex Marriage?

In the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court case of Obergefell v. Hodges, all state bans on same-sex marriage were deemed to be unconstitutional. As a result of the Obergefell holding, same sex marriage is now rightfully legal in every state across the U.S. Fortunately for those who live in Colorado, same sex marriage has been legal…

August 25, 2018

5 Ways To Avoid Bankruptcy

It is not uncommon to be wary of the word “bankruptcy” when you are consistently facing financial trouble. Whether you are tackling looming medical bills or struggling to meet long-overdue credit card payments, the possibility of bankruptcy is a reality that many just can’t seem to shake in their day-to-day lives. While bankruptcy may be…

August 22, 2018

When Your Spouse Can Pay Your Legal Fees During Divorce

While all divorces are different, one factor is almost sure to be a constant in every proceeding: the legal process of filing for and carrying-out a legal divorce is expensive. The average cost of divorce ranges from $10,000 to $20,000. While this average divorce can differ from state-to-state, surveys show that divorces in Colorado have…

August 15, 2018

The Difference Between Bankruptcy And Civil Litigation

When you’re in the midst of making any big life change, such as filing for bankruptcy, you should be aware of the ramifications and scope of the legal proceedings that are going on throughout the process. Comprehending the difference between different types of legal actions, however, can be confusing and stressful for those who haven’t…

August 8, 2018

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