In order to get divorced in Colorado, the specific grounds that you need to be able to assert to a court is that the marriage is irretrievably broken. When a marriage is irretrievably broken, a court will inquire whether there really is no saving a marriage, that it really is over. The court doesn’t get […]

The ability to move out of state is one of the more difficult problems that a court addresses here in Colorado. The general rule is that you cannot move out of state if you have some other parental relationship or parental responsibilities matter that has been decided here. If a child has lived here the […]

In any divorce in Colorado, if there are children, a court will always consider child custody or the parental responsibilities for each of your children or the child that’s in the marriage. It’s a mandatory requirement and is one of the major things that a court considers and has to determine in finalizing any divorce.

Spousal support in Colorado is now called maintenance. It also used to be called alimony. That language has changed in the statute. Maintenance is calculated in Colorado based on a statutory formula where 40% of the higher earner’s gross income is offset by 50% of the lower income gross earnings. There are some other factors […]

The court will determine parental responsibility on a standard which is the best interest standard. There are several factors that the court will take a look at in calculating what is the best interest for each child. Watch the video to learn more. 

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