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Colorado Alimony: What You Should Know Before Divorce

Sep 19, 2019

Colorado is considered to be an alimony-friendly state. So, if you’re contemplating divorce or have already begun the process, we encou...

Decrease Your Colorado Child Support & Alimony Payments

Jul 23, 2018

One of your priorities as a parent is supporting your children, both financially and emotionally. However, your financial circumstances...

Defining Spousal Support

Aug 25, 2020

Most people are familiar with alimony, but what about spousal support? In Colorado, the courts refer to alimony as spousal support. If ...

FAQ: Men’s Rights During Divorce

Sep 7, 2022

For many years, family law was not particularly friendly to men. Courts often relied on antiquated gender roles to make decisions about...

How Preexisting Child Support Affects New Alimony

Jan 21, 2022

Parents getting divorced who already have preexisting child support obligations may wonder how they’ll meet all of their financial resp...

If I Lose My Job, Do I Still Have To Pay Alimony In Colorado?

Nov 27, 2018

While married, a couple generally combines their assets and together becomes accustomed to a certain lifestyle. However, if the couple ...

Learn About Your Alimony and Maintenance Rights

Aug 16, 2018

If you’re like many people in the midst of divorce, your heart sinks every time you think about the issue of alimony. You may feel disc...

Lifelong Alimony in Colorado

May 3, 2022

Alimony, also referred to as spousal support or spousal maintenance, is a legal obligation one spouse has to provide financial support ...

Mediation is Required in Family Law Cases

Feb 11, 2021

A common question our family law attorneys get on a regular basis is: is mediation required? The answer is: yes. Family law attorney Al...

Men’s Rights During Divorce

Sep 13, 2022

For many years, family law was not particularly friendly to men. Courts often relied on antiquated gender roles to make decisions about...

Modifying Parenting Time & Alimony

Aug 13, 2018

Modifications to divorce decrees may be difficult, and having an experienced attorney on your side is almost a necessity.

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Q&A with a Family Law Attorney

Oct 25, 2016

Can’t I just go to mediation and have the mediator decide what’s fair? For a divorce it is a more complicated question than it initiall...

Retirement Benefits Can Count as Income for Alimony Determinations

Mar 4, 2022

Divorcing Coloradans may be surprised to learn that some retirement benefits can count as income for alimony determination. in Colorado...

Tax Bill Guts Alimony Tax Deductions

Dec 13, 2017

Updated 12/28/2017 Under current law, alimony payments (also known as spousal maintenance​e) are tax deductible. In the recently approv...

What Counts as Income for Alimony

Feb 17, 2022

Colorado courts consider a number of factors when awarding alimony including how much each spouse makes. Determining your income can be...