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Colorado Family Law

Guide to Grandparents Rights to Custody & Visitation in Colorado

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Imagine you’re a grandparent who has always been an active part of your grandchild’s life. Suddenly, you find yourself excluded from your grandchild’s life due to unforeseen circumstances such as family disputes or changes in the parental situation. Negotiations for visitation and continued relationship fail, leaving you wondering about your legal recourse. In Colorado, you […]

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What is Marital Property in Colorado?

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When two people divorce, it becomes necessary to split the marital assets. Accounts, property, and investments will be divided so that both spouses leave with a fair and equitable share. Ideally, this will leave both people able to start a financially independent life. Colorado is an equitable division state, meaning that the separation of assets […]

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Is a Business Considered Marital Property in Colorado?

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You are a business owner getting divorced in Colorado. Is your business safe? Getting divorced requires you to assess the assets owned by both or either spouse. Things you assumed were entirely yours are legally considered marital assets. The car that only you drive, the wardrobe that only you wear, and even your personal retirement […]

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Can I Challenge a Divorce Settlement in Colorado?

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Splitting assets in a divorce involves a great deal of compromise. Often, neither spouse is fully satisfied with the division, and there are things they would change if they could. Colorado courts try to ensure that asset divisions are equitable and that both spouses receive a fair share of marital property, and will not sign […]

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How Are Retirement Accounts Divided in Divorce in Colorado?

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In Colorado, one of the most significant assets a couple may have is their retirement accounts. Understanding the division of retirement accounts in a divorce in Colorado is often misunderstood. Many employees mistakenly believe that their retirement savings constitute separate property. As a result, they may overlook these assets during the preparation of marital settlement […]

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Equitable Distribution in Colorado

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Equitable distribution is a legal principle employed in Colorado and other states that seeks to divide a couple’s marital property during a divorce fairly. With this method of property division “equitable” does not necessarily mean “equal”; instead, the court strives for a division that it deems just and reasonable, taking into account a myriad of […]

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Is Colorado a 50/50 state?

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When it comes to the question, “Is Colorado a 50/50 state?” in relation to family law, it could be someone interested in knowing the post-divorce parenting time expectations, or it could be someone going through a divorce and is wondering about how property and assets are split in the state. Regardless of the context, this […]

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Child Custody Laws in Colorado

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Child custody, in family law, refers to the legal and practical relationship between parents and their children. It includes the right to make decisions for the child and the duty to care for them. While child custody laws vary across jurisdictions, they all prioritize the best interests of the child. Factors like age, parental competence, […]

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Colorado Divorce Records

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In the state of Colorado, divorce records are a significant aspect of public records, offering a comprehensive overview of divorces that have taken place within the state’s jurisdiction. These records are not just vital legal documents; they also serve as crucial resources for genealogical research, verifying marital status, and understanding the marital history of a […]

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