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Suzanne Griffiths

Suzanne Griffiths’s Legal Guides

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  • Divorce and Dissipation: Hidden Assets and Spending

    Divorce and Dissipation: Hidden Assets and Spending While you are traveling on a business trip, you decide to take a quick detour visit to the spa resort with that beautiful lady you met on the last

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  • What is an automatic injunction in a CO divorce?

    What is an automatic injunction in a CO divorce? As soon as the Petition is filed, an automatic injuction automatically goes into effect for the protection of the parties. This injunction covers both

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  • Am I allowed to date after I file for divorce?

    Colorado is a no fault state You are free to date at any time. However discretion is advised especially with regard to introducing the children to new partners. While the law allows you to date new p

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  • What Are Temporary Orders?

    When do you need Temporary Orders? If your spouse is being physically abusive to you or to the children, refuses to provide reasonable support, or refuses to permit reasonable parenting time, the Cou

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  • What Documents Do I Need to Provide to My Spouse in a Colorado Divorce?

    Financial Statement You need to provide a Sworn Financial Statement. This includes a complete summary of your income and expenses as well as all your assets and liabilities. Income Tax Returns You ne

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  • What is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)?

    Mediation A third person who is trained as a mediator may assist the parties involved in reaching an agreement. Mediators do not make decisions for you nor do they side with one party of the other.

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  • What is the Difference between an Uncontested Divorce and a Contested Divorce?

    Uncontested Divorce At least 90 days must have passed since the Petition for Dissolution of Marriage was served. If there are no disputed matters the court will usually approve an agreement between t

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  • How to Start the Divorce Process

    The Divorce Process The process is the same whether filing for a legal separation or divorce. A “petition” and “summons” are filed at the court by one spouse, his/her attorney, or jointly by both sp

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  • What is Mediation?

    Mediation Defined Mediation is a process whereby a neutral, impartial third party, known as a mediator, facilitates communication between negotiating parties, which may enable the parties to reach a

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  • Should I obtain a Child and Family Investigator (CFI) in my case?

    What is a Child and Family Investigator? A Child and Family Investigator (CFI) may be appointed by the court in cases involving allocation of parenting time and parental responsibilities. The CFI’s

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