Frequently Asked Colorado Family Law Time Frame Questions

Family Law Explained by a Denver Divorce Lawyer

As experienced divorce and custody attorneys in Denver, our lawyers at Plog & Stein, P.C. are charged with keeping abreast of the rules and procedures set forth by statute, which are applicable to divorce and custody cases. Some of these rules, laid out in the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure, relate to timing or deadlines. Specifically, there are rules related to new divorce or custody cases, financial disclosures, modifications, discovery, and more. From time to time these rules change, including new changes effective in 2016. Below are some of the frequently asked questions regarding various time frames or deadlines which may arise in your divorce, custody, child support, modification, or other family law case.

Do I have to disclose witnesses for my final hearing?

Do I have to file my divorce or custody case prior to serving the other party?

How long after I am served with custody papers do I have to file a response?

I’ve just received a motion to modify child support. How long do I have to respond?

When are my financial disclosures due?

When will my first court date be with a new divorce case?

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