Suzanne Griffiths’s Guides

Suzanne Griffiths

Littleton Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 11
  1. Do I Need To Pay Capital Gains Taxes On Property I Receive In My Divorce Settlement?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, almost 4 years ago.

    Transfers of Property pursuant to a Divorce are generally tax free If you receive property as part of a divorce settlement, you do not have to pay any tax as a result of the transfer of the property

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  2. What social security benefits am I entitled to receive after my divorce?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, about 4 years ago.

    Requirement to receive benefits through ex-spouse You are entitled to receive social security benefits on your ex-spouse's record as long as the following is true: you were married to your ex-spou

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  3. What heath insurance benefits can I get after my divorce?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, about 4 years ago.

    Health insurance through your employer If you are employed and your employer offers health benefits, probably one of the best options for acquiring health insurance post-divorce is through your own e

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  4. Do I have a common law marriage?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, about 4 years ago.

    What is common law marriage in Colorado? A marriage license is not necessary to be considered married in Colorado. Colorado courts may consider you to have a common law marriage if you and your part

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  5. Help! My Spouse Has Abducted Our Child to Brazil. What Should I Do?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, over 4 years ago.

    Act as quickly as you can. This is not the time to adopt the wait-and-see approach. Your goal is to get your child back into the United States as soon as possible. The longer the child is in Brazil

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  6. Modifying Maintenance/Alimony When Approaching Retirement in Colorado

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, over 4 years ago.

    Standard for Modification of Maintenance Maintenance can be modified "only upon a showing of changed circumstances so substantial and continuing as to make the terms [of the decree] unfair." A cou

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  7. Can I make my spouse move out of the house before the divorce is final in Colorado?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, over 4 years ago.

    You owned the home before marriage and the home is titled solely in your name. In this scenario, the home is your separate property. As such, you are within your legal rights to ask your spouse to l

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  8. What Is Maintenance?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, over 4 years ago.

    Maintenance Defined Maintenance is financial support provided from one spouse for the other. It can be awarded in cases where one spouse assists the other in obtaining an education, where one spouse

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  9. What Is Maintenance?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, over 4 years ago.

    What Is Maintenance? Maintenance is financial support provided from one spouse for the other. In Colorado, it can be awarded in cases where one spouse assists the other in obtaining an education, wh

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  10. What is Child Support and how Is It Calculated?

    Written by attorney Suzanne Griffiths, over 4 years ago.

    How Is Child Support Calculated? In Colorado, the amount of child support to be awarded is determined through the use of a formula established by the CO Child Support Guidelines. This formula factor

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