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What Usually Happens in Divorce Court?

First of all, divorce court happens if you’re not going to agree on everything, right? If you’re going to agree and have a settlement agreement and a parenting plan drawn up then divorce court’s almost irrelevant If there is something that you are contentious about, you’re fighting over it, and you have to go to […]

What are divorce court hearings in Denver like?

What should I expect in divorce court? First of all, divorce court happens if you’re not going to agree on everything, right? If you’re going to agree and have a settlement agreement and a parenting plan drawn up then divorce court’s almost irrelevant. If there is something that you are contentious about and you’re fighting […]

What drives the decision making of a divorce court judge?

Judges are human beings. It’s important to know what judge you’re going to be before, and your attorney should know who that judge is, and understand the personality distinctions of that judge; their propensities, their leanings. When you go into to court, you have an idea about who you’re speaking to and what they may think of your […]

Maintenance/Alimony in Colorado: How is the decision on maintenance made?

I hear from people all the time that are wondering if they will be able to request maintenance/alimony in their divorce proceeding. Although there is a formula in Colorado for most cases of child support, maintenance is decided by a Judge on a purely subjective basis. The “Reasonable Needs” test: Colorado Courts are bound to decide […]