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February 24, 2021 | Firm News

How is Colorado’s approach to custody different from other states?

Every state’s family law system has to handle disagreements between former spouses about custody issues during a divorce. That means that there are 50 unique approaches to addressing those problems. Colorado has been one of the states leading the way into a more progressive approach to parent-child relationships during a divorce. Once you understand the…

February 23, 2021 | Firm News

Dividing up retirement assets in a divorce

Previous posts on this blog touched upon the fact that certain retirement assets may be subject to property division during divorce proceedings. More specifically, family courts in Colorado view any contributions made to a retirement account during a marriage (given that they come from marital income) as marital assets. For most, this will impact contributions…

February 7, 2021 | Firm News

Colorado recognizes common-law marriage and divorce

Perhaps the idea of a formal marriage does not appeal to you or your significant other for a variety of reasons. After all, divorces can be messy and painful. You may assume that if you do not get legally married, you can keep whatever is yours if you and your partner break up. If you…

February 5, 2021 | Firm News

Types of alimony in Colorado

Alimony may seem straightforward at a glance—one ex-spouse pays another spousal maintenance due to court orders—but there are various caveats that each party may want to know before getting too deep into it. As USA Today details, recent tax changes upheaved a decades-long practice of tax deduction strategies. A payor may not deduct these payments…

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