Family Law 101

THE DIVORCE PROCESS – AN OVERVIEW

Initiating the Divorce If you are the spouse initiating the divorce, you are the “Petitioner” and your spouse is the “Respondent.” If you are the Petitioner, we will prepare a ... Read more >

Maintenance (Alimony)

In certain circumstances, a spouse may obtain an award of temporary or permanent maintenance (alimony) from the other spouse. Maintenance may or may not be available depending on the particular ... Read more >

Divorce Court Jurisdiction

To obtain a divorce in Colorado, the court must have “jurisdiction” over the case and parties. “Jurisdiction” simply means the court’s authority to grant the divorce. There are two types ... Read more >