Procedure for Divorce when the Marriage is not Valid

In order to get a divorce, some basic criteria must be met. One of the most important criteria is that you must be legally married. What happens in those cases however, where you may have reason to believe that your marriage was not valid? There may be several reasons...

Myths About Child Support Modifications

The amount of child support along with other details related to child support and child custody will be outlined in your divorce decree. However, there may be times when a modification of child support becomes necessary. Here are some myths related to child support...

Alphabet Soup: APR? CFI? PRE? in Child Custody

So, you have children.  And you’re getting divorced.  Or you were never married, but you and your children’s other parent cannot agree on who should care for your children and when.  Your life as you know it is changing in almost every way imaginable. On top of all...

Residency Requirements for Divorce in Colorado

Colorado requires that persons filing for divorce meet certain residency requirements before a petition for dissolution of the marriage can be granted. The court must find that the residency requirements have been met, and only then will it issue a decree of...

Common Law Marriages in Colorado

A woman and a man who have been living together in the state of Colorado for a very long period of time could be referred to a common law marriage in certain circumstances. The couple refer to their relationship as being married and all of their friends, family...