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How Divorce Affects Health Insurance

If you are worried that a soon-to-be-former spouse will retaliate against you by canceling your health insurance during the divorce, Colorado law has you covered. Colorado Revised Statutes 14-10-107 (4)(b)(I)(D) forbids...

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Contested Divorce vs. Uncontested Divorce

Couples have many decisions to make during a divorce. Whether you and your spouse agree on issues will determine whether it is a contested divorce or uncontested divorce. Couples have a...

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What Happens to Pension Plan Benefits During Divorce?

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....

Property Division

Dividing Rental Property During a Divorce

If you and your spouse acquire rental property during the marriage, then it is considered marital property regardless of how the property is titled.  If divorce ensues, you and your spouse...

Property Division

How to Value a Business for a Divorce

While there are several ways to approach valuing a business during a Denver divorce, we leave this to experts who regularly appraise businesses for divorce or sale. We have trusted appraisers...

Property Division

How Does Divorce Affect 529 College Savings Plans?

When you and your spouse set up a 529 College Savings Plan, you probably thought it would be a great way to help your child handle expensive college costs. After all,...

Property Division

Valuing Collectibles & Antiques for a Divorce

Dividing marital property can bring a great deal of stress to couples going through a divorce. The stress intensifies when it comes to valuing collectibles and antiques for purposes of a...

Property Division

What Happens to My Stock Options During Divorce?

Stock options are a confusing concept for many people. Often those who hold this type of asset assume they are worthless, but this could be a mistake. When considering the full...

Property Division

What Happens to a Mortgage During Divorce?

You will need to continue paying your mortgage during divorce proceedings, at least until you know the final decision and who will gain possession of the home. You may be able...