What else to Expect When Divorcing

(continued……) Once the Temporary Orders Hearing is over–or if there is no need for temporary orders since the Parties have an agreement in place while the divorce is pending–the case will be set for mediation. Mediation is mandatory to attend before going to a Contested Final Orders Hearing. The Contested Final Orders Hearing date will also be requested at this time by your attorney and it will be the final date you appear in Court…

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What to Expect When Divorcing

Experiencing a divorce is one of the most frightening, stressful, and chaotic times of anyone’s life. Knowing what to expect with the Court process can help alleviate some of the negative impact. It is important to know that the Court works within a framework of statutes, also called laws and rules, that dictate what occurs when a couple’s assets and debts and Children are divided and distributed. This sounds rigid at first, but it allows…

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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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