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What Should I Know About Divorce

There are many important things to keep in mind when starting a divorce, such as creating financial reserves, or seeking out financial assistance, and contemplating where are you're going to be living. Other considerations are more emotionally based, designed to help survive a divorce and chart a course for a successful future after its conclusion. Top … Continued

Dividing a Business After Divorce

Divorces are hard enough but when a business is at stake, they become a whole new world of complicated.   This article aims to provide you with a brief overview of the topic of businesses in a divorce. Type of Business Businesses can generally be classified as service-oriented, product-oriented, or some combination of the two. Product-Oriented … Continued

Essentials Of Dividing A Business In Divorce

Colorado Springs business owners face unique challenges in a divorce when it comes around to dividing a business. Not only will a court divide the business, but it may also award the spouse a monthly support payment, called maintenance. Even a well written prenuptial agreement may not be enough to protect the assets of your business. … Continued

Separate & Premarital Property

During a divorce, one of the issues that come up is the division of assets and debts. This blog discusses the topic of premarital property and what this might mean for your divorce. What is Premarital Property? Premarital property is property which you brought into the marriage.  This property can be small, like dishes and … Continued

Splitting Personal Property in Divorce

One of the most common questions that run through someone’s mind when thinking about divorce and splitting personal property, “What’s going to happen with my stuff?” The process of divorce can be complicated. The Court is tasked with taking two people’s lives that have been inextricably intertwined, figuring out some information about the individuals, and … Continued

Hidden Assets and Burying the Truth in Divorce

Hiding assets in a divorce and subsequently getting caught is an inevitability that evades many spouses who think they can outsmart the system. If it wasn’t illegal it would almost be comical. For the reckless, it's a time-honored tradition to try and hide assets during a divorce. They rationalize that by keeping some hidden funds … Continued

Pets In Divorce An Overview For Colorado Pet Owners

Separating two lives that have been legally intertwined can be a big undertaking, especially when it comes to dividing property, making child custody decisions, determining support obligations, and more. But what happens to pets? What does the law say about how pets are treated in divorce? While child custody is well established by the court … Continued

How Does Divorce Affect a Business?

Two of the most common binding contracts between people include marriage and business partnerships. If you are considering divorcing someone with whom you own a business, or are planning to divorce someone who owns their own business, your situation will present some unique challenges that are best left to an attorney to handle. Divorce When … Continued

Avoiding Bankruptcy After Divorce

According to research, one in ten bankruptcy petitions involve bankruptcy. Divorce is a financial challenge, but it doesn’t have to lead to bankruptcy. With the help of a skilled lawyer, you can create the right legal and financial plan to prevent bankruptcy and protect your financial security and your future. The Link Between Divorce and … Continued

3 Questions to Consider When Contemplating Divorce

One thing still rings true in today’s society: Couples will have rough patches every so often. Whether you argue about putting the dishes away, taking out the trash, or about constantly coming home late from work during the week, having a few arguments is normal. However, if these little arguments manifest into grudges, and then … Continued

Common Reasons Couples Turn to Divorce

When a marriage is troubled, the last thing people want to do is worry about divorce. Just the thought of splitting up a marriage may be too much for some to handle, however, it is important to take a break and evaluate whether or not you want to continue down a troubled road, or move … Continued

Keep an Indisputable Record of Maintenance and Child Support Payments

In the event that you become responsible for paying child support and/or spousal maintenance, it is essential that you keep a detailed record of each payment made. If ordered to pay child support, it is likely to be for a period of several years. The duration of a spousal support order varies depending on the … Continued