The Permanent Orders Hearing in Colorado, is a hearing at the court house in front a judge or a magistrate, where the divorce is finalized. The final orders regarding parenting time, parental decision making, child support, maintenance, property division, debt division, attorney fees and name changes are ordered. You will also come out of the hearing with a Decree of Dissolution of Marriage.
The permanent orders hearing at the earliest can occur 91 days after the filing for divorce. If the divorce is not contested and all matters have been resolved between the parties it may be possible to have the Permanent Orders Hearing in about 3 months from filing. However depending on multiple factors, the final Permanent Orders Hearing may be several months after the filing.
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