Depending on the circumstances of the divorce, some couples may choose annulment instead of divorce. If a marriage is annulled, it's as if it never existed because it wasn't legal according to state law. Colorado divorce courts will allow a marriage to be declared invalid if it meets one of the following criteria:
According to Colorado law, there are some circumstances where the marriage is prohibited. In the following situations, the marriage will also be declared invalid:
To learn more about whether your marriage is considered invalid by the Colorado divorce courts, speak with a local Colorado divorce lawyer. You can also find out more about whether Colorado accepts legal separation and how to define workable terms. Find a Colorado divorce lawyer near you by calling 877-349-1310 or filling out a Colorado divorce case review. Get your questions answered today.
The above synopsis of Colorado divorce laws is by no means all-inclusive and has been adapted from applicable state laws. These laws may have changed since our last update and there may be additional laws that apply in your situation. For the latest information on these divorce laws, please contact a local Colorado divorce lawyer in your area.
Colorado divorce laws were last updated April 2009.
Note: Keep in mind that all divorce laws are complex. If you need legal divorce advice or want to fully understand how these laws affect you, please speak with a local divorce attorney.