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Suzanne Griffiths

Suzanne Griffiths’s Legal Guides

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  • Do I Need To Pay Capital Gains Taxes On Property I Receive In My Divorce Settlement?

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

    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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  • What heath insurance benefits can I get after my divorce?

    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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  • Do I have a common law marriage?

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

    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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  • Modifying Maintenance/Alimony When Approaching Retirement in Colorado

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

    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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  • Who Gets the Family Home in a Divorce?

    The question of who gets the house in a divorce comes up all the time. Find out some of the factors courts consider when determining which party to award the house to.

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  • What Is Maintenance?

    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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  • What Is Maintenance?

    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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