Frank L. McGuane, Jr.

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Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Greenwood Village, CO

Hinds & Hinds Family Law, P.C.
 | 8490 E Crescent Pkwy, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: 303-224-9000
Fax: 303-224-9099
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1968
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
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    The co-founder of McGuane & Hogan, P.C, Frank L. McGuane Jr. has developed a reputation as one of the most highly regarded family law attorneys in Colorado. He provides representation to clients throughout the Denver metropolitan area who are facing the end of their marriages and who need assistance with issues such as complex property division, child custody and visitation, and spousal and child support. A zealous advocate for his clients in the courtroom, Mr. McGuane also has experience with mediation, arbitration and collaborative law.

    Other family law matters that Mr. McGuane handles for his clients include the preparation and review of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, order modifications and grandparents' rights. He is a co-author of the Colorado Family Law and Practice Handbook, a treatise that attorneys and judges heavily rely on.

    Mr. McGuane is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame,  receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1961. After serving with the U.S. Marine Corps, he enrolled at the University of Cincinnati College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1968. He co-founded his current firm in 1981. Admitted to practice in Colorado, Mr. McGuane is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

    Throughout his career, Mr. McGuane has received numerous accolades from his fellow professionals. Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, he is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo. A fellow and former member of the board of governors of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, he is also a founding fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights


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    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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    About Frank McGuane, Jr.

    Admitted: 1968, Colorado


    • Best Lawyers, America
    • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Since 1978
    • Diplomate, The American College of Family Trial Lawyers
    • Land Title Guarantee and Trust Company Award, Excellence in Real Property, 1966
    • Colorado Super Lawyers
    • Fellow, The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Board of Governors, 1988 - 1995
    • Lawyers Title Insurance Corporation Award, Excellence in Real Property, 1996
    • Top 50 Colorado Super Lawyers
    • Fellow, The International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    • American Jurisprudence Award, Excellence in Bailments, 1996

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Douglas-Elbert Bar Association, Member
    • Colorado, 1968
    • Pitkin County Bar Association, Member
    • The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Member, Board of Governors, 1988 - 1995
    • The American College of Family Trial Lawyers, Diplomat
    • Denver Bar Association, Member
    • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1968
    • Arapahoe County Bar Association, Member
    • American Bar Association, Section on Family Law, Member
    • The International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Founding Fellow
    • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Faculty Member, 1988-Present
    • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1970
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971
    • Colorado Bar Association, Family Law Section, Chairman, 1977 - 1978
    • The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, President, Colorado Chapter, 1988 - 1989
    • American Bar Association - NITA Annual Family Advocacy Institute, Faculty Member, 1987 - 1990

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Co-Author, "Domestic Relations Section," Kendl's Colorado Methods of Practice, West Publishing Co., Pocket Part Supplements, 1983
    • "Voir Dire", Colorado Trial Lawyers Handbook, 1977
    • Casenote, "Liability of Real Estate Management Agent for Injuries to Tenants,", 36 University Of Cincinnati Law Review 350, 1967
    • Colorado Family Law & Practice, West Publishing, Second Edition, 1999
    • Author, Trial Tactics and a Broad Range of Family Law Topics, Colorado Supreme Court and Colorado Court of appeals opinions
    • Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2000 - 2001
    • Editor, Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1990 - 1995

    Educational Background:

    • University of Note Dame, B.A., 1961

    Industry Groups

    • American College Of Family Trial Lawyers; American Academy Of Matrimonial Lawyers; International Aca
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    Office Location for Frank L. McGuane, Jr.

    8490 E Crescent Pkwy
    Greenwood Village, CO 80111

    Phone: 303-224-9000

    Fax: 303-224-9099

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