Kurtz & Peckham

Kurtz & Peckham

Practicing law with a commitment to excellence, integrity & compassion for over thirty five years.

Firm Overview

Established in 1979, Kurtz and Peckham remains the oldest all women-owned law partnership in Denver.

Kurtz & Peckham has extensive experience in the following areas:
- Family Law
- Probate
- Estate Planning
- Criminal Defense
- Juvenile Law
- Traffic Law
- Administrative Law
Main Office
Main Office
1600 Stout Street Suite 610
Denver  CO  80202
Phone
  • (303) 893-3045
Fax
  • (303) 893-6999
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes. 30 Minutes.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Available for select case types.
Hourly Rates
We have rates for different attorneys ranging from $200.00-$285.00 per hour.

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30-12:00 and 1:00-5:00
Emergency After Hours
No
Languages Spoken
English
Family
Kurtz and Peckham has an excellent reputation for assisting parties on the entire range of Colorado family law matters, including prenuptial agreements, adoption, cohabitation issues, separation and divorce, and post divorce matters.
Kurtz and Peckham has a practice that includes all facets of family law, estate planning and probate, as well as defense of the criminally accused, traffic defense, juvenile practice and administrative law.

We offer traditional representation as well as consultation on specific matters. We are experienced litigators and trained collaborative attorneys.

What distinguishes your law firm from others?

Over the years, the Firm has seen many changes in the legal field but their commitment to providing personal time and attention to each of their clients has never changed. Kurtz and Peckham believes that working closely with each client to design an individual solution to their legal needs is what sets them apart from many other law firms.

We are committed to three values: integrity, excellence and compassion. Our reputation as honorable, competent advocates and counselors is paramount to our practice.

Katharine D. Kurtz

Katy is committed to expanding and exploring Alternative Dispute Resolution opportunities for her clients. She is a member of the Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals (CCDP) as well as a member of the Rocky Mountain Collaborative Law Professionals (RMCLP), a group of attorneys, mediators, therapists, and financial professionals who meet regularly to further explore the collaborative process in family law matters. She enjoys running, reading and time with her family.

Practice Areas
-Family Law
-Adoptions
-Allocation of Parental Responsibilities
-Child Custody
-Collaborative Family Law
-Divorce
-Grandparent Rights
-Grandparent Visitation
-Marital Agreements
-Mediation
-Parenting Time
-Paternity
-Post Dissolution
-Post Divorce Modification
-Postnuptial Agreements
-Premarital Agreements
-Restraining Orders
-Adoptions
-Visitation Rights
-Criminal Defense
-Juvenile Delinquency
-Defense of Pharmaceutical License
-Misdemeanors
-Municipal Ordinance Violations
-Probation Revocation
-Sealing of Records
-Traffic Violations
-DMV Hearings
-Estate Planning and Probate
-Conservatorship
-Guardianship
-Living Wills
-Medical Power of Attorney
-Durable Financial Power of Attorney
-Power of Attorney
-Probate Administration
-Testamentary Trusts
-Wills
-Administrative Hearings

Memberships
-Denver and Colorado (Member, Family Law Section) Bar Associations
-Colorado Women's Bar Association
-Colorado Collaborative Divorce Professionals (CCDP)
-Rocky Mountain Collaborative Law Professionals (RMCLP)
-Colorado Women's Forum
-Denver Mile-High Club
License
  • Bar Number: 9435
    Colorado , 1979
Education
  • Stanford University, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and University of Denver
    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, B.A., 1975 / University of Denver, J.D., 1978

Mary C. Peckham

Certified Trainer, Educator in Psychodrama, Psycho dramatist Trial Consultant. Faculty Member, Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College, 2001-2010. Founding Member, 3 Sisters, LLP. Founding Member, Colorado Coalition for Justice for Abused Women. Co-Author of "Trial in Action, The Persuasive Power of Psychodrama", Published in 2010.

Practice Areas
-Family Law
-Adoptions
-Allocation of Parental Responsibilities
-Child Custody
-Child Support
-Divorce
-Grandparent Rights
-Grandparent Visitation
-Marital Agreements
-Mediation
-Parenting Time Rights
-Post Dissolution Issues
-Post Divorce Modification
-Custodial Adoptions
-Kinship Adoptions
-Step Parent Adoptions
-Visitation Rights
-Criminal Defense
-Juvenile Delinquency
-Misdemeanors
-Municipal Ordinance Violations
-Probation Revocation
-Sealing of Records
-Traffic Violations
-Careless Driving
-DMV Hearings
-Driving Under Revocation (DUR)
-Driving Under Suspension (DUS)
-Reckless Driving
-Speeding Violations
-Estate Planning and Probate
-Conservatorship
-Guardianship
-Living Wills
-Financial Power of Attorney
-Medical Power of Attorney
-Probate Administration
-Testamentary Trusts
-Will Preparation

Memberships
-Denver and Colorado (Member, Family Law Section, Trusts & Estates Section & Alternative dispute Resolution Section) Bar Associations
-Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association.
License
  • Bar Number: 9894
    Colorado , 1979
Education
  • University of Denver
    J.D.

Jude A. Ramirez

Jude joined the firm of Kurtz & Peckham as an associate. He comes to the practice with over nine years experience in criminal and civil law with an emphasis in juvenile, criminal and traffic courtrooms. A Denver native, Jude graduated from the University of Iowa Law School in 2005 having already acquired his BS in Civil Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to coming to Kurtz & Peckham, he served as a court appointed attorney in Adams county and litigated cases in his private practice in court rooms throughout the Denver metro area. Active in his home parish and his daughter's school, Jude lives in the North Denver neighborhood of Berkeley with his family and dog Dora.

Jude provides legal representation in the following areas:
-Family Law
-Alimony
-Annulment
-Child Abuse and Neglect
-Child Advocacy
-Child Care
-Child Custody
-Child Custody Mediation
-Child Dependency
-Child Protection
-Child Support
-Child Welfare
-Divorce
-Divorce Arbitration
-Divorce Mediation
-Domestic Relations
-Domestic Violence
-Fathers Rights
-Grandparents Custody
-Grandparents Visitation Rights
-Juvenile Law
-Juvenile Dependency
-Legal Separation
-Marital Agreements
-Marital Property Distribution
-Marital Property Law
-Marital Property Settlements
-Matrimonial Law
-Name Changes
-No Fault Divorce
-Parental Rights
-Parenting Time
-Paternity
-Post Divorce Modification
-Post Nuptial Agreements
-Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
-Restraining Orders
-Spousal Support
-Visitation Rights
-Uncontested Divorce
-Termination of Parental Rights
-Criminal Law
-Assault and Battery
-Burglary
-Civil Forfeiture
-Crime Victims Compensation
-Criminal Defense
-Criminal Forfeiture
-Criminal Fraud
-Criminal Investigation
-DUI/DWI
-Drivers License Suspension
-Driving While Intoxicated
-Electronic Surveillance
-Expungements
-Felonies
-Hit and Run
-Juvenile Criminal Law
-Juvenile Delinquency
-Misdemeanors
-Parole and Probation
-Post-Conviction Remedies
-Sexual Assault
-Shoplifting
-Stalking
-Theft
-Traffic Violations
-Weapons Charges
-Sex Crimes
-Drug Crimes
-Leases and Leasing
-Evictions
-Unlawful Detainer
-Real Estate
-Wills
-Contested Wills
-Inheritance
-Living Wills
-Missing Heir Searches
-Successions
License
  • Bar Number: 38066
    Colorado , 2006
Education
  • University of Colorado; University of Iowa College of Law
    University of Colorado (B.S., Civil Engineering, 2001); University of Iowa College of Law (J.D., 2005)

Elaina DeNolf

Elaina DeNolf comes to the firm with extensive financial experience and training in military law. She is able to utilize that experience on behalf of Kurtz and Peckham clients.

A Denver native, Elaina graduated from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law in 2012, having previously acquired her B.A. in History from Metro State College of Denver. Elaina is also an Officer in the Judge Advocate General's Corp with the United States Air Force Reserves.

Elaina provides representation in the following areas:

- Legal assistance
- Traffic Defense
- Criminal Defense
- Municipal Ordinance Violation
- Misdemeanors
- Assault
- Landlord / Tenant
- Civil Defense and Litigation
- Juvenile Criminal law
License
  • Bar Number: 45761
    Colorado , 2013
Education
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver
    Bachelors , 2008
    Major: History
    Minor: Psychology
  • University of Denver
    J.D. , 2012
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