Divorce Lawsuit

15 Dec: How Is Fault Proven In Divorce Cases?

Colorado is a no-fault state, so the fact that your spouse is having an affair or running up the hill and gambling, really isn’t a factor that the court cares about. The fact that your spouse likes to watch pornography isn’t really a factor unless it affects the children. Or you can show economic fault, in other words you can show that so much money was spent gambling or so much money was spent on…

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03 Nov: Can I Keep The House?

This is a question that I get asked a lot. Maybe you really want to keep the house, and it’s okay on you. Well, you have to think about this in a practical manner. Number one, can you really afford the house? Also, assuming that both of you own the mortgage, can you refinance the home, either own your own or with the assistance of a parent or sibling, somebody, a cosigner, can you refinance…

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25 Oct: Will Divorce Impact My Credit Score?

Well, yes and no. A divorce is expensive. A divorce is costly. A divorce can take a while to complete. The reality of it is, in many instances you’re taking two incomes in one household, and you’re taking that same gross income and dividing it between two households. What couples really struggle with is, there’s not enough money to go around, so maybe you had a combined household income of $100,000 when you two were…

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23 Aug: What Should I Expect When Going To Divorce Court?

First off, you should expect that the judge expects you to be prepared to present your case. Keep in mind that these judges have very busy dockets. They don’t know you from the next person, so when you go into court, you’ve got tell the judge your story. You have to clearly and effectively communicate your situation, what you want, and why, so you need to be prepared to present your case. The next thing…

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15 Jun: What Are The First Steps I Should Take When Divorce Becomes Inevitable?

The first step that you should take is call my office and make an appointment to come in and see me. All you have to pay is for one hour of my time at $285. I will sit down with you. We will talk about your unique situation. We will talk about child support, if applicable. We will talk about maintenance. We will talk about division of assets. Get some legal advice. There’s no further…

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11 May: How Long Does It Take To Get A Divorce In Colorado?

There are a number of different factors that relate to how long the process is going to take for you. The first factor is statutory. Under Colorado law, your petition for dissolution of marriage needs to be on file for at least 91 days before the court can act on it. That 91 day period starts upon filing if it’s a petitioner and co petitioner filing, or when the other party, the respondent, waives or…

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27 Feb: Why Hire A Divorce Attorney

If you have not been married for very long and you don’t have any assets or children, you may not need to hire an attorney to represent you in the divorce. The forms are available online or you can go down to the courthouse and buy the packet and fill it out and you may not need an attorney in that situation. However, if you’ve been married for a while, you’ve accumulated assets or you…