Monthly Archives: August 2011

How Alimony Works in Colorado, Part Two

In Part I of my series about alimony in Colorado (which you can read here), I discussed how alimony (officially called “maintenance”) is awarded as part of temporary orders while a divorce is pending.  Specifically, that post dealt with the … Continue reading

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Divorced with Kids: Tips for Back to School

It is that time of year again: teachers are decorating their classrooms, parents are shopping for school supplies, and students are enjoying the last few days of summer vacation.  The new school year is about to start.  What are you … Continue reading

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July’s Post of the Month: Testifying in Court

[The following article was originally published on July 22, 2011, and was the most viewed post that month.] It can be a scary and intimidating experience to testify in court. Most people don’t have to testify in court very often. … Continue reading

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Uncontested Divorce vs. Contested Divorce

When a prospective client calls to discuss a divorce, one of the first questions I ask is whether the case is contested or uncontested.  This is especially true when people want to know how much I charge for divorce.  Uncontested … Continue reading

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How Alimony Works in Colorado, Part 1.

Alimony is a payment of money from one spouse to another for the purpose of financial support or equalization of incomes. In Colorado, alimony is technically called “spousal maintenance.” There are two kinds of spousal maintenance: temporary and permanent. Temporary … Continue reading

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