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What Happens to Alimony When the Payor Retires

By: Michelle L. Searcy Often, the longer the marriage, the longer the duration of the obligation to pay maintenance (alimony).  As a result, one party in a divorce may still have many years of support to pay, even as he or she approaches retirement age.  Unless that maintenance obligation is contractual and
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Retirement and Divorce: Payment of Alimony and Child Support

By: W. Curtis Wiberg In a divorce case, a higher income earning spouse may be “on the hook”  to pay maintenance (alimony) and child support. There are divorces, however, in which this higher-income earning spouse is in his or her sixties and nearing retirement age. Some dads have children when they are
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Maintenance and Child Support-August 2018 Statutory Changes  

By:  Jessica A. Saldin Starting August 8, 2018, there will some statutory changes being made to the Colorado Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act (the main statute/law that governs Colorado divorce and custody cases).  As these changes may have major impacts on your divorce or custody case, it is important to know what
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Denver Divorce: How Do I Modify My Alimony (Maintenance)? Part 2

By:   Stephen J. Plog In Part 1 of this post, I gave a basic introduction into the issue of alimony, called “maintenance” under Colorado statute, reasons why either party might seek to modify maintenance orders, and the legal standard for modification of of alimony set forth in Colorado Revised Statutes 14-10-122.
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Denver Divorce: How Do I Modify My Alimony (Maintenance)? Part 1

In any Denver divorce, there is the potential for one spouse or other to be awarded alimony, called “maintenance” under Colorado Revised Statutes. Alimony is designed to provide financial support for a spouse who is unable to meet his or her reasonable financial needs or pay necessary living expenses in light of
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