Filing for Divorce

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23 Feb: How Are Assets Divided In A Divorce?

Either you and the other party, or the Judge. You do have control over this process. I would encourage you to enter mediation with a strong mediator. Think about the way that you can divide up your assets that is mutually agreeable between the parties. It would necessarily be a compromise, but that is better than having a Judge decide your fate. If you’re not able to agree regarding how assets are going to be…

17 Nov: Are There Alternative Options To Divorce?

Well, yes and no. There is a provision for a legal separation. Basically you have to go through the same steps as you do if you’re getting a divorce. You have to fill out the sworn financial statement. You have to try to arrive at a financial settlement and child support and maintenance if that applies. So that is an option. The issue with a legal separation is that either party can convert that to…

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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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01 Jun: What Is The Process For Filing For A Divorce In Colorado?

There are a number of different steps you have to look at. The first step is whether it’s going to be a petitioner and co-petitioner filing. In other words, are you and your spouse going to file together? If you are, you’re both going to need to sign off on the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage. That does save the cost of the filing fee for the respondent. If you’re not going to do a…