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My Spouse Cheated, Can I Ask for Spousal Maintenance?

If your spouse cheated on you, you may be wondering if adultery will have any impact on your ability to seek alimony, or “spousal maintenance” as it is referred to in Colorado. Spousal ...
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Colorado Legislature Currently Considering New Maintenance Guidelines for January 2014

Unlike child support, Colorado currently has no guidelines for maintenance where the annual gross combined income of the parties is over $75,000.00. This means if your family earns more than the ...
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Demi Moore Requests Spousal Maintenance and Attorney Fees from Ashton Kutcher

Starlet Demi Moore responded to Ashton Kutcher's Petition for divorce requesting spousal support and attorney fees from Kutcher. Allegedly Moore is extremely hurt after Kutcher's infidelities ...
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Calculating Support When One Parent Has No Income

First know that both parents are legally responsible for supporting the kiddos—not just the parent who pays support. With a few exceptions, if one parent does not have income, the Court will ...
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Can Spousal Support Be Discharged In Bankruptcy?

People often ask whether or not spousal maintenance (also known as alimony or spousal support) can be discharged in a bankruptcy. The usual answer is NO. However the bankruptcy code offers limited ...
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What Is Alimony?

Alimony or spousal maintenance is the monetary support received by one spouse from the other on a periodic basis either during or after the divorce, or both. It works as a balancing factor as the ...
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Modifications of Divorce in Colorado

Let’s say your divorce has been final now for a year but you really need to modify the decree. Is this possible? When you went to court for your divorce, the judge created the orders based on ...
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Termination of Maintenance: Death or Remarriage

Unless otherwise agreed in writing or expressly provided in the divorce decree, the obligation to pay future maintenance is terminated upon the death of either party or the remarriage of the party ...
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Modifying Maintenance or Child Support - The Effective Date

If maintenance or child support is modified by the court, the modification should be effective as of the date of the filing of the motion, unless the court finds that it would cause undue hardship or ...
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