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Divorce

Live in Colorado Springs?  Hire a Divorce Lawyer in Denver

Colorado Springs

If you live in Colorado Springs, for obvious reasons your initial thoughts will be to hire a lawyer from Colorado Springs to handle your divorce, child support or custody matter.  But you may need to look outside of your zip code to get the results that you want from your divorce lawyer, regardless of whether you're a servicemember or civilian. Colorado Springs is a small community, and divorce lawyers aren’t always interested in getting aggressive if they know they’ll be seeing the Judge or opposing counsel at close community functions.  As a result, you may end up settling for an amount...

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Divorce Lawyer for Servicemembers

Divorce Lawyer

If you’re in the military, special care and experience is needed from your divorce lawyer when handling your case.  Here are a few things to think about when hiring a divorce lawyer to handle issues associated with you or your spouse’s military service: Pensions - Most divorce lawyers will encounter private pensions in their career, but military pensions require specific methods of valuation and division. In most cases, an expert should be hired to value your pension, and survivor benefits will also need to be taken into consideration. Colorado case law dictates various different methods for dividing a military pension,...

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Thinking about divorce? Three things NOT to do.

Divorce

Many couples spend months, if not years, being in an unhappy marriage before they decide to file for divorce.  During this time, it’s not uncommon to develop bad habits that may ultimately hurt you when it comes time for a lawyer to review every aspect of your life.  Here are three things NOT to do in the time frame leading up to filing your divorce: Hide money – this is a big mistake. In Colorado, you are required to disclose all assets during a divorce.  So, if you have a bank account with money that your spouse doesn’t know about,...

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