Welcome to the website of Laurel Anne Markus P.C. a Colorado Springs family law firm. The firm’s lead attorney serves primarily as a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) representing the best interests of minor children in Colorado Springs. Other services offered by the firm include assistance with adoption, child-related legal matters and family law mediation.
Guardian Ad Litem: Appointed by the Court to represent the best interests of minor children in the Dependency & Neglect, Juvenile Delinquency or Truancy court matters. Ms. Markus also accepts appointments to serve as a Child’s Legal Reprsentative (CLR) in family court matters.
Adoption Law: stepparent adoption, kinship adoption, second parent adoption, foreign / international adoption, custodial and agency adoptions.
Child Related Legal Issues: paternity, grandparent visitation, guardianship of a minor, child custody (allocation of parental responsibilities), child support and modifications to current court-ordered parenting plans.
Family Law Mediation: a mediator can provide legal information, options and alternatives to help divorcing couples or parents reach an fair and legally enforceable agreement.