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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…

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16 Feb: What To Do If Your Ex Is In Violation Of The Parenting Plan

The first question to ask yourself is why is your ex is violation of the parenting plan? Is there a specific reason why? Is it something that you could fix by having a dialogue with your ex? Does your parenting plan have a mediation provision? If it does, you might want to look and see if you could set up a mediation session and try and resolve any disputes that you might have. Otherwise, your…

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22 Jun: How Are Parenting Plans Created?

In order to create an effective parenting plan, you have to be realistic about your individual situation. Who has been primarily involved in caring for the children while you and your partner were together? How are you going to handle the logistics of the children after you and your partner separate? By that, I mean how are you going to get them to school? How are you going to pick them up from school? How…

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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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08 Jun: How Much Does It Cost To Get A Divorce In Colorado?

The cost of getting divorce in Colorado is based upon a number of factors. One factor obviously is the filing fee. You have the cost involved in filing your case with the court. If it’s a co-petitioner filing, in other words, you and your spouse filed together, there would be one filing fee. If you are the petitioner and your spouse is the respondent, there will be a filing fee for filing a response. First off, there is…

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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…

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…