How Long Does it Take to Get a Divorce?

The answer to the question of “how long does it take to get a divorce” is–it depends. The quickest a divorce can be granted in Colorado is 91 days from the date of service upon the other Party. That means, even if the legal separation is uncontested and both Parties agree to all issues and even if all documents are filed with the Court and nothing remains to be resolved, the divorce will not be granted…

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COVID-19 & Your Case Update

What if:  your divorce or custody case was filed a few weeks or months ago and is currently pending. Your court dates have already been scheduled and you are preparing yourself and your paperwork to be ready.  But you are probably wondering if you still have a case and how it will all work now that the Courthouse is closed.  The good news: your case is going forward and if you don’t yet have a…

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Coronavirus Update

Hello from Your Legal Team at The Law Office of Jeanne M. Wilson & Associates, PC We have all been waiting for guidance and decisions from our local Courthouse and from our Colorado Supreme Court so we would know how to proceed with your case. Having just received this guidance, here’s what we know so far. The Courthouse will remain open in a limited capacity and your case WILL continue going forward–although we should expect that…

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Dividing Your Most Valuable Marital Asset

 When facing the possibility of divorce, the dilemma of how to value the assets you and your spouse have accumulated over the years presents opportunities as well as challenges. To divide the marital assets fairly (also called “equitably” in Colorado), you need to know the value of each asset. Whether a formal valuation is needed or an agreement between the Parties as to the value of the item will suffice is often the first decision…

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Child Support Enforcement and Modification Between States

In a world where so many of us are relocating and so few stay put, issues regarding child support can get complicated.  What happens when a parent and the child moves out of the state that issued the child support order?  How is it enforceable?  Can it be modified as incomes and jobs change? What if neither parent nor the child  still live in the original state that issued the child support order? How does…

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