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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 modifications. It’s not possible to modify child support Child support modifications are possible. Just because your child support amount has been defined in your divorce decree …Read More

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 dissolution of the marriage. Under Colorado laws, you or your spouse must have been domiciled in the state of Colorado for a minimum period of 90 days before …Read More

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 members, and co-workers perceive their relationship as such. They even file their income taxes every year using a joint return. Despite sharing …Read More

Information about Divorce Proceedings in Colorado

Colorado’s no-fault divorce laws allow couples to get a divorce  by simply citing irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. In other words, you do not have to prove fault, and do not have to exhibit evidence of a spouse’s adultery, cruelty or other behavior in order to obtain a divorce. Merely stating that your marriage is irretrievably broken down, and cannot be salvaged, is enough grounds to get a divorce. However, …Read More

Discovery in Divorce Proceedings

One of the terms that you will hear frequently on your way to a divorce court trial, is “discovery.” The term basically refers to a legal process, that is specifically designed to collect information during the divorce. Information is collected from each party, including information that will be used by the parties in court. The process of discovery actually makes it easy for each party to be well-prepared in court. …Read More

Things to Consider Before Divorcing as a Senior

More and more people are making the decision to divorce in their senior years. “Silver divorce” or “gray divorce” as senior divorce is very often referred to, is a rapidly spreading phenomenon, and divorce attorneys in Colorado have noticed an increase in the number of seniors coming in for divorce advice. Divorce is a traumatic event at any age, but in the case of senior couples, there may be a …Read More

Mental Health in Divorce & Custody

Many people mistakenly believe that if they are fighting for custody after a Colorado divorce that if they can prove that their ex spouse has some sort of mental health issue that they have nothing to worry about during the divorce. Ill mental health can prevent a parent from getting full custody and may even limit their visitation to supervised visitation only, however the court looks at several things in …Read More

Child Custody and Parenting Time When Parents Live in Different Counties

Some parents may choose to have a joint custody or shared custody arrangement, in which they share the physical as well as legal custody of the child. In an arrangement like this, the child will spend approximately an equal amount of time with each parent. For logical reasons, this kind of arrangement can become difficult to implement when the parents are living in different counties in the Denver area. In …Read More