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Are Colorado Civil Unions Recognized Federally?

Civil unions in Colorado are a legally recognized way for couples to form a committed relationship, but they do not receive the same federal recognition as marriage. This lack of recognition can have significant consequences for couples in terms of their legal rights and protections. In 2013, Colorado passed a law allowing for civil unions … Continued

Ongoing Issues for Same-Sex Divorce in Colorado

Prior to the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges decision, the definition of marriage varied between each state in the United States. States could effectively exclude marriages between same-sex individuals, such as the Ohio statute at issue in Obergefell. Prior to this decision, same-sex marriage and divorce was a patchwork from state to state. While some states enacted … Continued

I’m Transgender, Does That Make Getting Married Harder?

The simple answer is, being transgender does not affect your right to get married. The United States Supreme Court Case, Obergefell v. Hodges requires all states to license and recognize same-sex marriage. Your biological sex assigned at birth cannot affect your ability to marry. However, there are some steps you should consider taking when heading … Continued

The Unforeseen Impacts of Technology on Marriages

Take a look around you. Think about your friends, family, and the people that surround you. Now take a moment to answer this question -- how many of these people own a smartphone, tablet, computer, or all of the above? The answer to that question is probably close to, “Every one of them.” It’s evident … Continued