Child Support

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09 Feb: Can I Request Back Child Support During An Initial Hearing?

It depends on what your situation is and whether or not there is a paternity case, an allocation of parental responsibility’s case, or a dissolution of marriage case. Basically, what we look at is the date that the case was filed. So for example, in a dissolution of marriage case, we look at the date that the case was filed, and yes, you can argue that you should be argued retroactive child support to the…

22 Dec: When Does A Child Become Emancipated In Colorado?

In Colorado, child support goes until the child turns 19. So for at least for child support purposes, a child is emancipated when the child turns 19. In many instances, a child would have graduated from high school and might even attending college, but still, there will be a child support order. Child support can continue past the age of 19 if there are certain unique factors. One if a disability of the child that…

18 May: What Is The Process For Modifying Child Support In Colorado?

First you have to consider whether or not you have a basis for modifying child support in Colorado. Child support in Colorado is paid until the child reaches 19 years of age and then there’s some other factors which can come into play but essentially through age 19. Child support can always be modified by the court so you have to consider whether there has been an event that would result in a change in…

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16 Mar: Filing For Child Support In Colorado

When filing for child support there are a couple different ways that you can go about it in Colorado. One way that you could go is to contact Child Support Enforcement in the county where you reside. They will go and establish child support for you. They will not do anything about allocation of parental responsibilities, in terms of parenting time or decision making. If all you’re wanting to do is get a child support…

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20 Feb: Child Support Determination In Colorado

The first factor in determining child support in Colorado involves the income of the parties, the gross income of the parties. That is the first factor. The second factor involves a number of overnight visits that the children are spending with each parent. The rationale behind that is the more time the child is spending with the parent, then the more money the parent is spending on the child. Other factors involved in determining child…