Preparing for a Colorado Divorce Mediation
If you’re contemplating divorce or have already filed for one, you may have heard the term “divorce mediation.” What is mediation, exactly? Mediation is a flexible method of resolving conflict... Read More
How to Convert a Legal Separation into a Divorce in Colorado
Some couples may decide to file for legal separation instead of divorce. This can be a good way to separate their finances without completely ending the marriage. However, if they... Read More
What is spousal abandonment in Colorado?
As used in Colorado family law, ‘abandonment’ occurs when one partner intentionally leaves the other without taking any property or marital assets. The spouse has physically departed from the shared... Read More
Colorado Uncontested Divorce – Frequently Asked Questions
An uncontested divorce is considered a faster and easier way to terminate a marriage. Here’s what you need to know about this type of divorce and whether it’s right for... Read More
Is Colorado a Mom or Dad State?
One of the biggest fears of a divorcing or separating parent is losing child custody due to the judge’s bias towards the other parent. Some worry that the court automatically... Read More
Is Colorado a Community Property State?
Colorado is not a community property state, but is what’s called an equitable division state. That means that in Colorado, there is no assumption that all property is marital property... Read More
What is a Wife Entitled to in a Divorce in Colorado?
A wife has the same rights as her husband to seek her fair share in divorce matters, such as property division and alimony (spousal maintenance). Each of these issues is... Read More
Allocation of Parental Responsibilities Under Colorado Law
Child custody cases involve a thorough assessment of the allocation of parental responsibilities. This includes how much time the child spends with each parent, which parent makes crucial decisions in... Read More
Colorado Divorce Checklist
Divorce can be complicated and requires ample preparation. There are a lot of confusing forms and documents to prepare and submit each step of the way. The checklist below will... Read More
Colorado Parenting Time Guidelines
Colorado re-defined the use of terms like “custody” and “visitation” in the nineties, per §14-10-103, C.R.S, the Colorado General Assembly redefined these terms as follows: (3) On and after July... Read More