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I’m Unemployed and My Alimony is Ending, Can I Extend the Payments?

By: Jessica A. Saldin Prior posts have discussed the law and standards regarding the modification of maintenance (alimony).  However, a unique area is the modifiability of maintenance for the recipient spouse if they are unemployed or lacking income when their maintenance is about to end.  In that situation, they may feel that
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Removing a Spouse’s Name on a House Mortgage After a Divorce

Getting a divorce will change many things in your life, including property ownership. If you received sole ownership of the family home in your divorce in Colorado, you may need to remove your spouse’s name from the mortgage. Otherwise, your spouse will remain legally responsible for paying the loan. You may benefit
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How Does Unemployment Affect Alimony Payments?

By: Stephen J. Plog Alimony, known as spousal maintenance in Colorado, is a payment one spouse may be ordered t0 make to the other during or after a divorce. The purpose of alimony is to ensure each spouse has the ability to meet their basic needs post-divorce. The person making alimony payments
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My Spouse Didn’t Disclose Assets in Our Divorce: C.R.C.P. 16.2

Part of any divorce case in Colorado is the required disclosure of all assets by both parties. Pursuant to Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure (C.R.C.P.) 16.2, all parties must openly acknowledge and list their assets as part of the divorce process. Each party must provide the opposing party’s counsel with asset documentation
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Colorado Divorce and Video Hearings

By: Stephen J. Plog How the courts conduct business has significantly changed due to COVID-19. With a governmental ban on large gatherings in place, the family law courts in Colorado have updated their practices to eliminate in-person hearings for all but emergency cases, with a few exceptions. Whether your divorce case was
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How Does a Declining Stock Market Impact Your Divorce?

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to make waves around the world. A shared concern among many people has been the related economic fallout. While the US stock market plummeted at the beginning of the pandemic, it has since had several consecutive weeks of increases. As of June 2020, the US stock market was
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Dealing With Custody and Visitation Orders During the Pandemic

One of the many things the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic has affected is child custody. Divorced parents have struggled with sticking to their custody agreements amid child safety concerns and stay-at-home orders. Despite the challenges parents are facing, they must lawfully continue to obey custody and visitation orders. Parents who are having trouble with
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Colorado Divorce: Financial Obligations and COVID-19

By: Jessica A. Saldin The ever-changing environment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative effect on jobs, wages, and our economy. Like elsewhere, the Colorado economy, job market, and people’s ability to pay for things has taken a huge hit. the financial downturn, some people may be left questioning what impact,
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