Category: Divorce

So You’re Contemplating a Divorce: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Divorce is discussed often today, as it’s become more common over the past few decades. However, how each partner is meant to protect themselves isn’t usually included in the conversation. If you’re not careful, you risk losing control of your money, home, and mental health if you don’t know how to prepare. In this article, […]

The Divorce Law in Colorado

Despite people’s best efforts, some marriages don’t work out and end up dissolving. In Colorado alone, the divorce rate is at 12%⁠—the 15th highest in the country. If you’ve made the decision to dissolve your marriage, knowing what to expect during the process will help relieve the stress and uncertainty. In this article, we’ll discuss […]

How Is Property Divided?

Assets must be deemed either “marital property” or “separate property”. If property is agreed to be “marital”, it will be equitably (not the same as “equally”) divided according to Colorado’s statutes. Property obtained prior to the marriage is “separate,” but any increase in value during the marriage is marital property. For example, if one spouse […]

What is Decision Making Responsibility and How Is It Assigned?

Who decides major decisions for children in divorce? How does that legally get determined? What is considered a major decision in the decision making responsibility? Get the answers to your questions on decision making responsibility for your child custody and divorce case in the video below.

Relocation After Divorce

Navigating Relocation After Divorce Child custody is a sensitive issue in many Colorado divorce proceedings. Finding the right balance of responsibility, access, and resources can be a difficult process. Matters get even more complicated when one parent wants or needs to relocate. Child relocation during or after marital dissolution might be necessary to allow a parent […]

How Is the Relocation of a Parent Handled?

Parents who need to relocate for work or personal reasons often want to know if the court will change parenting time. If the parent who does not have the majority of the parenting time needs to relocate, he or she can ask the court to modify the parenting schedule to fit his or her new […]

How do you Enforce your Current Parenting Plan?

The Court has broad powers to enforce court orders regarding child custody. If the other party in your child custody matter is not complying with the Court’s Order regarding parenting time you may file a Verified Motion Asserting Non-Compliance. The Court will respond to the Motion and any response from the other side within 30 days. […]

What to ask a Divorce Lawyer

There are several things a client can ask a divorce lawyer, but people always seem to be at a loss for words when they finally get an opportunity to talk an attorney about their legal issues. It may be because they don’t know how to phrase their questions properly, or they’re not sure whether they’re asking […]

What is divorce coaching and pre planning?

Divorce Assessment, Pre-Planning, and Coaching Sometimes people are not ready to move forward with a divorce but they have reached a place where they need help with clarifying their issues and understanding what would happen if they did choose to move forward with a divorce. Our Divorce Assessment, Pre-Planning, and Coaching practice is designed to […]

What do you do when you get a bad result

Colorado Divorce Modifications You may be wondering if you are able to change or modify what a Court has already ruled on in your family law case. In many cases individuals have had their circumstances change since the Court’s initial ruling and want to know if the Court’s ruling can be modified to match their […]