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Property Division

How to Value a Private Medical Practice for a Divorce?

There are several ways to value a private medical practice for a divorce, but we recommend leaving this to professionals. When we handle a divorce that includes a private medical practice,...

Property Division

Valuing a Veterinary Practice for a Divorce

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...

Post-Decree

Can I Modify a Child Support Order in Colorado?

You can modify a child support order in Colorado if you experienced a “substantial and continuing” change in your circumstances since the order was first established or since the last modification...

Divorce

How Long Do You Have to Pay Spousal Support?

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....

Divorce

How Is Spousal Support Calculated?

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...

Divorce

What Is the Difference Between Legal Separation and Divorce?

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....

Divorce

How Do I File for Legal Separation?

You can file for legal separation at the district court in the county where you and your spouse live, or where your spouse lives. Under state law, you must have lived...

Divorce

Why should I consider using a private judge for my divorce case?

In getting ready to go through the divorce process, you may find yourself lost and confused. There are several ways to approach the dissolution of your marriage, but it can be...

Property Division

5 Important Property Division Considerations in Gray Divorce

A “gray divorce” carries added stress for couples over 50 who must divide the property they accumulated together over the years before they go their separate ways. If you are over...