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What Can I Do If My Spouse is Hiding Assets?

Any United States couple going through divorce must reveal their finances. All their finances. This disclosure should be open, exhaustive and complete. Real estate holdings, investments, retirement accounts, family businesses, and other assets must be disclosed. Doing so may present a complex task, never-the-less, disclosure must be done. All too...
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Modifying A Parenting Plan

What is a parenting plan? It’s an arrangement that principally determines a child’s physical living arrangements after the parents’ divorce. It also details who cares for a child’s needs. This plan is put in place by a family court judge after child custody and divorce settlements are finished. However, parents...
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What Differences Exist Between Adoption and Guardianship?

Adoption and guardianship have some elements in common and some differences. Both signify a legal relationship between an adult and a child, in which the adult has specified obligations and rights toward that child. Many people mix these terms up, mistakenly thinking adoption and guardianship mean the same thing. From...
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Can Visitation Rights Be Granted To Grandparents?

Grandparents in Colorado have limited rights to visit their grandchildren. Such as they are, these legal rights are a matter of state law and not those of the Federal government.In general, the law favors the proposition that a child should stay in touch with his or her extended family. Apart...
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When are Prenuptial Agreements Invalid?

A prenuptial agreement, known to many as a marital agreement or a prenup, is an optional legal contract signed before marriage. In it, a future couple decides how matters will be handled in case of a divorce. For many people that are considering marriage, prenuptial agreements can be an effective...
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Protecting Your Kids During a Divorce

Divorce effects kids in many negative ways. Reports show children and teenagers are both at risk. Low self-esteem, poor grades, poor peer relations, aggression, health problems, behavioral difficulties, and depression are just some of the problems kids face because of a divorce. While divorce is hard on children, it is...
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When Does Child Support Usually End in Colorado?

Child support normally ends in Colorado when a child reaches 19. That’s the age of emancipation in the state. Starting then, child support obligations are automatically extinguished without the the spouse making the payments needing to file a motion. Exceptions to this rule exist, as several circumstances can either lengthen...
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Who Gets Pet Custody in a Colorado Divorce?

Family pets present an unusual problem in the matter of a divorce. While their owners often treat them as family, the courts do not view them in the same light. Instead, these furry, feathered, or scaled friends, loved as they are, do not rise to the level of family member....
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