Baby Boomers talking about divorce

Though divorce rates are decreasing for younger adults, a new study by the Pew Foundation tells us that so-called “gray divorce” is increasing. For adults 50 years of age and older, the divorce rate has nearly doubled in the past 25 years, according to Pew’s research. Now, the rate of divorce for married people over…

Read More
A pile of maps

While there are many different reasons that a couple might wind up getting divorced, even the most amicable of divorces can become complicated if there is high net-worth involved. There might be multiple properties to allocate, a family business that must be divided, and investment portfolios that must be addressed. This process becomes even more…

Read More
people and property on either side of a crack

Are you wondering how your property will be divided in your upcoming divorce? Although it is largely up to the parties involved, every state has statutes that address this. For that reason, you will likely need help making good arguments for why you should get what is rightfully yours. It is important to know that…

Read More
Shapiro Family Law Logo

Divorces can be amicable or tumultuous, but high asset divorces tend to be complicated with assets of all sorts at stake. Colorado is not a “community property” state, it is instead an “equitable distribution” state. In Colorado, the only ground for divorce is “irretrievable breakdown” of the marriage. When a couple is unable to reach…

Read More
Shapiro Family Law Logo

Divorce is never easy, but at least financial assets can be split using general math. When it comes to property, how do two people who lived in one house reach agreement? Even after you’ve decided who will live where, there’s still the matter of house payments and value. Sale and profit The simplest solution is…

Read More