Retirements accounts are often a married couple’s largest asset, and they are also one of the most complex. While they are marital property, splitting a pension can be a complicated process. No matter if you are the owner of the pension account or if you are seeking a portion of your spouse’s employer-sponsored retirement, dealing […]
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When you established your veterinary practice, chances are you did not anticipate that your business would be on the property division list for your divorce. Your veterinary practice is marital property (i.e., property and assets either spouse acquired during the marriage) under Colorado law, unless you started your practice before you were married or excluded […]
How long you have to pay spousal support depends on a few different factors. You can pay spousal support for a short time or continue making payments even after you retire. A judge takes a number of factors into consideration before determining the amount and duration of monthly spousal support payments. One primary factor is […]
Colorado courts calculate spousal support using statutory guidelines. Based on how long the couple has been married, the income of each spouse, and other specific factors, the Court will decide how much the higher-earning spouse may have to pay. For help understanding how spousal support is calculated during a divorce, contact Shapiro Family Law. Our […]
There is one significant difference between legal separation and divorce in Colorado: A divorce legally dissolves a marriage, but a legal separation does not. Couples who divorce are free to remarry. Couples who are legally separated are still married to each other, even though they are living independently and have gone their separate ways. Legally […]