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colorado springs child support lawyer 3We all know how quickly a relationship can deteriorate when one person is being unfaithful, which explains why infidelity is the most direct cause of divorce. When one spouse discovers that the other has been unfaithful, it can be incredibly difficult for the marriage to survive.

In many cases, the cheated-upon spouse will head directly to a divorce attorney and seek a legal separation or divorce. As tempting as it may be to seek revenge by asking the courts to punish the cheater in some way, does the court even care about infidelity?

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best divorce lawyersAfter a couple is officially “divorced” a final divorce decree is issued by the state. This decree is actually made up of a set of legally binding “orders” that define the terms of the divorce, and failure to abide by them could result in one spouse taking enforcement actions against the other. In other words, as one soon learns, many of the terms of the final decree are indeed anything but “final.” It is actually quite common for one party or another to request a formal modification to the certain terms, such as spousal support, child custody, or visitation.

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property dividedLooking back at the decisions they made upon separation, many divorced couples regret spending too little time on property division.  Sometimes the pressure to split their assets quickly can cause divorcing parties to make impulsive decisions, many of which could cost them thousands of dollars down the road.  

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If you find yourself in a situation where someone close to you is being violent or threatening violence against you, then it is important to seek help.  When the aggressor is someone with whom you have shared an intimate relationship, this act is considered domestic violence by statute.

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bankruptcy divorce 2First marriages usually start out before a couple has had a chance to accumulate debt, but that is not always the case. Some individuals look at marriage as a way to "solve" their debt issues because now they will have two incomes instead of one. If this sounds like you and you are getting married soon, it may be beneficial to delay the wedding until you have paid off all your debt. Marriage is challenging enough on its own without the added stress of entering it with mountains of debt.

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child custody disputesAre you dealing with an ex-spouse that won't comply with your custody order? This is not uncommon for families of divorce, especially when the lifestyles of the parents have changed. Whether it's a move, a job change or a new relationship, there are many reasons why divorced parents don't comply with existing custody arrangements. In many cases, the parents had a custody order but their parenting plan never really worked and now it is causing a lot of conflict.

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colorado criminal domestic violence attorneyIf you find yourself in a situation where someone close to you is being violent or threatening violence against you, then it is important to seek help. When the aggressor is someone with whom you have shared an intimate relationship, this act is considered domestic violence by statute.

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question marksFiling for divorce can be a lonely pursuit, especially when you still have more questions than answers. In fact, most people walk into a Colorado divorce attorney's office with a long list of questions in mind. Two of these questions stem from financial insecurity, which according to experts triggers far more anxiety in people than the prospect of being alone.

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Advice for the Newly Separated

Thursday, 17 April 2014

newly separatedAs a Colorado Springs divorce lawyer, it is interesting to watch the various stages that individuals go through when they file for divorce. Depending on the length of the marriage and the amount of emotional upheaval, the "newly separated" are known for doing some unbelievably stupid things. Divorce attorneys often see the fallout from these missteps, which often result in a very bitter and angry divorce.

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child support calculator 2If you are getting divorced in Colorado and you have children, you may find that child support is the one part of your settlement that changes as your children grow up. It is also likely to involve several more trips to family court over the next several years.

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MPatMarrisonFor over a quarter century, we have helped people during what is often the darkest time in their lives. Divorce is not easy even under the best of circumstances. For most people, family is central. Having something go wrong in the family can have a ripple effect that extends beyond the home and into other areas.

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