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Family Law Blog

Divorce Court Jurisdiction

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 of jurisdiction: “subject matter jurisdiction” and “personal jurisdiction.” The court must have both subject matter jurisdiction and personal jurisdiction over the parties [...]

March 31, 2022|

Property & Debt Division in a Divorce

Property & Debt Division in a Divorce Colorado is a “dual property” equitable distribution state. This means that, in a divorce, the court may only divide and allocate the parties’ marital property and debt. The court may not divide or allocate a spouse’s separate property or debt. What is Marital Property? Marital property consists of [...]

March 17, 2022|

Relocation with Minor Children

Relocation with Minor Children After divorce, it sometimes becomes necessary for a parent to relocate to a new geographic location. Sometimes the parent must relocate for financial reasons, other times for personal reasons such as to be closer to extended family. If the relocating parent wishes to relocate with the children, and the relocation will [...]

March 12, 2022|

Bankruptcy & Divorce

Bankruptcy & Divorce Under federal law, a bankruptcy filing by a debtor will “stay” (halt) legal proceedings against the debtor for the collection of certain debts. This is called the Automatic Stay. The Automatic Stay applies to the division of property in a divorce case. The non-debtor spouse may not attempt to obtain possession of [...]

February 25, 2022|

Child Support

Child Support When Can Child Support be Ordered? Colorado courts may order a parent to pay child support in cases involving divorce, legal separation, paternity, parental responsibilities, and independent support proceedings. Amount of Child Support When child support is ordered, the court will determine the amount of monthly support by utilizing a formula that takes [...]

February 10, 2022|

Client Portal

Client Portal Your “Client Portal” – 24/7 Secure Online Access to Your Case As a client of Philip Goldberg PC, you will have 24/7 secure and protected access to every detail of your legal matter through what is known as a “client portal.” Your client portal enables a secure and encrypted link to be made [...]

January 27, 2022|
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