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Should a Parent Move Out Before the Divorce is Final?

Often, when a married couple decides to divorce, it can be extremely difficult for the spouses to live under the same roof. It’s not uncommon for such couples to argue constantly, and for there ...
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Financial Advice for Divorcing Spouses

If you’re considering divorce, you’re likely worried about how it will impact your finances. Whether you’re in a high-net-worth marriage, you and your spouse work full-time, or only ...
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Does Adultery Affect Alimony in Colorado?

In Colorado, alimony or spousal support is technically called “spousal maintenance.” This refers to the money a higher-earning spouse pays to the lower-earning spouse during and after ...
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Financial Tips for Divorcing Spouses

It’s no secret that one of the most difficult parts of divorce is the financial aspect. If the financial part were easier, we would probably see a rise in divorce filings. If you have put off a ...
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Which Parent Claims the Dependency Exemption?

With tax season quickly approaching, a lot of our clients, especially those with children, ask us about the dependency exemption. Which parent claims the exemption, and can the noncustodial parent ...
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Are You a Victim of Parental Alienation Syndrome?

When married couples with children go their separate ways, they must remember to keep their children’s best interests at heart, but for some parents, that’s easier said than done. Divorce ...
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Colorado Child Custody FAQs

If you are headed for divorce and you have children with your spouse, you will undoubtedly have questions about child custody. Will the children live with one parent more of the time? Which parent ...
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What You Need to Know About Legal Separation

Consult with a Denver Family Attorney – Call (888) 850-9851 Legal separation in Colorado is an alternative to divorce or annulment which allows spouses to be declared separate persons for both ...
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Factors That Are Considered When Determining Child Support

In simple terms, child support is an ongoing, periodic payment made for the benefit of a child following a divorce or separation, usually made from the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. ...
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How Remarriage Impacts Alimony in Colorado

In the United States, spouses are expected to financially support each other and that does not necessarily end when a couple divorces. Often, one spouse will methodically withdraw from the workforce ...
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Dividing Property in a Colorado Divorce

One of the reasons why divorce is so complicated is because spouses have to determine how to divide their assets and debts. By assets, we’re referring to all income, cash and property acquired ...
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Stay Connected with Jones Law Firm, PC

At Jones Law Firm, PC, our Denver family attorney provides clients with experienced and compassionate legal counsel. If you have a benefited from our services in the past or are currently looking for ...
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Divorce: Should You Sell Your House?

Ask any realtor, and they will quickly tell you that a significant portion of their business comes from sellers who are in the middle of a divorce, and there is a very good reason for this. Often, it ...
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Colorado Divorce Basics: What You Need to Know

If you are considering getting a divorce in Colorado, you will want to familiarize yourself with the terms and the process. Here is some basic information that you should know: For starters, Colorado ...
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Economic Fault - Financial Decisions Before a Divorce

Questions Regarding Financial Decisions Prior to Divorce As a family law attorney, I receive calls and questions almost every day about the divorce process. Recently, I have noticed that many of the ...
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Legal Separation vs Divorce

The Difference Between Separation & Legal Separation Many clients file for divorce after believing they are legally separated from their spouse since, many times, a separating couple will live ...
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Father's Rights

Do the Courts Prefer Mothers over Fathers? Historically, with parenting time following divorce, many believed children should stay with only one parent rather than jump back and forth between both ...
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Social Media & Divorce: The Rules

These days, the vast majority of adults have at least one social media account. While you may not log on to Twitter or Instagram, the odds are you at least have a Facebook account. So, if you’re ...
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What You Need to Know About Divorce & Taxes

As we enter into the holiday season, it reminds us that soon it will be New Year’s and once again, time to file our taxes. Naturally during this time of year, our clients have questions about ...
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Parenting Time

Parenting time in Colorado is determined by stipulation of the parties or a court’s conclusion. While parents can agree through casual conversation or formal negotiation, any indecision or ...
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If it Ain't Broke, You Should Still Fix It: Why Custody Orders are Important

There are many situations in which a parent may be reluctant to avail himself or herself of the civil court process for orders involving parenting time. When things are going well, it is often ...
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Facebook Divorce Selfies Go Viral

In August, Mr. and Mrs. Neuman went to municipal court in Calgary, Alberta to get divorced. The couple had already taken the required seminars and filled out the forms. On their way out, the divorced ...
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Colorado Common Law Marriage - Facts and Myths

Common law marriage has been recognized in Colorado for over 100 years. Yet, there are many myths and misconceptions surrounding common law marriage. Many of my clients have shared their ...
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Ashley Madison Hack Threatens Marriages

Marriages and love lives may be at risk after customer data from the infidelity website Ashley Madison was released in an unprecedented privacy breach that is rattling users and causing some divorce ...
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Are more divorces filed in the summer?

It seems that the summer of 2015 has been setting records for Hollywood A-listers who seem to be dropping like flies in recent months. First it was Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, then it was Blake ...
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