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. 

How Is Child Support Determined In Colorado?

Child support is determined here in Colorado by the calculation of each party’s gross income, the calculation of the amount of overnights that each party has with the children or child, the amount of money that’s spent for daycare, for health insurance, for extraordinary expenses. Watch the video to learn more 

Debt is always one of the many things that a court considers in the calculation of a marital asset and debt division and also in a divorce. If a debt is premarital, it may not be counted or could not be counted into a debt calculation, and if a debt is marital in nature, it usually […]

What Should I Look For In A Divorce Attorney?

Finding a divorce attorney who fits you is one of the most important things that you cando in your divorce and for yourself in the divorce process. You will be spending a significant amount of time communicating with this individual, working with this individual, and relying on this individual’s advice, guidance, and help throughout the […]

The process for getting a divorce in Colorado when you have children is exactly the same as the process if you didn’t have children. You will have to file a petition for dissolution of marriage and all the necessary paperwork in the county where you reside. The court will then accept the paperwork, require financial […]

In Colorado you do not need to be legally separated before you file for divorce. We’ve had many instances where the parties continue to live together in the same household before, during and even through the very end of a divorce process.

The steps for getting divorced in Colorado are fairly easy and straightforward. To start a dissolution of marriage or divorce, you file a petition for dissolution of marriage with a court in the county where you reside. Watch the video to learn more.

When you’re looking for a family law attorney to help you, one of the major things to keep in mind is that this person is going to be helping you through your family law problem, will also be advocating on your behalf and will be helping guide you through the process. So you want to […]

The time in Colorado to get divorced depends wildly between various counties. By statute, someone can get officially divorced within 91 days of the service of the documents on the other spouse or the other party. Generally speaking, if you have that go to trial in Colorado for your divorce case, you could be anywhere […]

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