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Exonerated of Sexual Abuse

A divorced father was accused of sexually abusing his son and daughter. The primary witness against our client was the ex-wife’s mother and the ex-wife herself. Lynn Olney engaged in extensive pre-trial preparation and secured expert testimony of a psychiatrist, who is an expert in child abuse. After 2 days of court hearings, the court exonerated the client of sexual abuse.

Retroactive Child Support

A mother of one child consults with me as the child’s father refuses to pay child support.  She is not married to the father. I start court action. Dad counters with a demand of 50/50 visitation schedule after little contact with child who is now 4 years old.

The court action starts with child custody evaluator. After 3 hours of testimony, the Court grants child support retroactive for 12 months with …

Trapped in a relationship

A military wife came to the office with a female friend – she was crying and so embarrassed that she could barely speak above a whisper.

After her husband brought her to the US, he refused to allow her to get a driver’s license or to go outside of the home to get a job. Her husband did not want her to leave the house until he got home from work.

I …

No Grandchild Abuse

I received telephone call from frantic grandparents – 10 week old grandson who is in their possession – first turns red then blue and quit breathing. Child was rushed to ER there

ER doctor misdiagnosed child as having subdural hematoma. This led to extensive police interrogation and two days of child be in IC at the hospital. I was called two days later. I met with parents and grandparents at the …

Saving attorney’s fees and time for dissolution of marriage actions

For quite some time the Colorado Supreme Court has permitted attorneys to represent clients on a piecemeal basis.  This is particularly important in divorce cases where the parties may have a partial understanding of what they need to do in order to finalize a divorce.  For example, in the typical divorce scenario, each side is represented by his/her own attorney.  They go through the process by filing a Summons and …

Military Will and Associated Issues

Lynn Olney has the greatest respect and admiration for the men and women in uniform for their service to our country. In these troubled times, it is a sad fact that some of our service men and women do not come home safe.

Lynn’s experience in both civilian and military issues in wills and probate can relieve you of a legal burden, but he can assure that the estate is passed …

Writing a Will with a Blended Family

Even with the help of an experienced attorney like Lynn Olney, defining how assets will be distributed in a will can be difficult. However, with today’s blended families involving divorce, adoption and children from other marriages, this process can be even more difficult.

With his experience with complex wills and estates, Lynn Olney can provide, not only legal counsel, but alternative distribution mechanisms that have fit the needs of other blended …

Necessities for Starting a New Business

Lynn Olney frequently helps individuals starting businesses or starting new divisions of existing businesses approach him to assist in the startup phase of the business entitity:

How should the business be organized?  Partnership?  Incorporation?  LLC?
How should the interests of management and investors be protected?
What are the exit opportunities for outside investors?
What are the potential legal liabilities of the business and how can management and investors be protected from that risk?
How can …

Going to Court without a Will

Through his experience, Lynn Olney works to assure that his clients do not pass on without a will (or intestate).  However, Lynn often assists clients who are left administering an estate for a loved one who did not leave a will to disburse their assets.

This process can be confusing and daunting, but Lynn’s experience will help you avoid costs and taxes and fairly distribute the assets as your loved one …

Bringing on a New Partner to your Business

Bringing on a new partner to your business can bring you business to an entirely new level, but it is frought with uncertainties and risk.

What if there is a disagreement on strategy?  Who has power to direct the business?
What is the new (or existing) owners do not contribute adequately to the business?
What if the new (or existing) owners want to remove cash from the business?
Is there a buyout provision and …