What are the types of divorce in Colorado?

In general, there are five ways a dissolution may occur in Colorado: an uncontested divorce, a mediated divorce, a collaborative divorce, a litigated divorce, and a legal separation.  Learn more about the types of divorce in Colorado. Uncontested Divorce When

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What is a common law marriage?

A legal acknowledgment of two consenting adults who live together for a designated period of time (as determined by the state), after which they are considered to be common law married. Most states recognize common law marriage.

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What is collusion?

An agreement that there have been false, untrue charges brought up by both parties to accomplish a goal in court. This illegal agreement may happen between a husband and a wife, for example, if they both agree to use adultery

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What is an annulment?

A legal proceeding in which the marriage is declared void, as if a marriage never existed in the first place. This option is only available to very specific circumstances.

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What if I can’t find my spouse?

You must make reasonable efforts to find your spouse. Once you have filed the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with the court, a disinterested person over the age of 18 may serve the Petition on your spouse. Learn more about

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What About Alimony?

Maintenance or alimony is another issue to consider. Maintenance may be awarded if the Court finds that a spouse lacks sufficient property to provide for his or her reasonable needs and is unable to support himself or herself through appropriate employment

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What Are The Grounds for Divorce?

Colorado is called a “no fault” state, which means that you don’t have to explain to the court the reason behind your divorce, only that the marriage is “irretrievably broken”.   In the past, if a spouse wanted a divorce, he

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