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The decision to get a divorce is never an easy one to reach, but the process of getting a divorce doesn't have to be difficult.

The decisions made as you go through your divorce can impact the rest of your life, but you don't have to make them alone - even if your spouse is being uncooperative.

A Denver divorce lawyer can guide you through the process and help you prepare for your life after divorce. Connect with a local divorce attorney today. Simply fill out the case review form below or call 877-349-1310 to arrange your initial consultation today.

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Denver & Colorado Divorce Laws

Each state has it's own laws that govern divorce proceedings. For divorces in Denver, Colorado divorce laws cover the following:

  • Residency requirement: One spouse must be a resident of the state of Colorado for at least 90 days prior to filing. The divorce petition can be filed in any county in which one spouse has been a resident for the previous 90 days.
  • Waiting period: None.
  • Grounds: Colorado is a no-fault divorce state. The only grounds required for a divorce is that the marriage is "irretrievably broken".
  • Property division: Colorado property distribution laws are "equitable distribution". Equitable is not the same as equal -- the courts will divide property, assets and debts in a way that it deems "fair" to each party.

These are only some of the divorce laws that are unique to Colorado. Other issues in divorce, such as spousal support, mediation requirements, child custody and child support, vary on a case-by-case basis, and are ultimately the decision of the judge.

Questions? Ask a Denver Divorce Lawyer Today

Don't let unfamiliarity with the legal system stop you from securing the future you deserve.  Consider letting a Denver attorney help you navigate the complex legal system and fight for your best interests.

You can arrange an initial consultation with a lawyer near you today. Simply fill out the case review form below to get started.

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Laws may have changed since our last update. This is for informational purposes and is not legal advice. Speak to a local divorce attorney for legal advice about your particular situation.