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Suzanne Griffiths

Suzanne Griffiths’s Legal Guides

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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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  • 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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  • 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 is legal separation?

    Legal Separation Defined Legal separation is a status which married couples may seek. It allows a married couple to live separately without being bound by the actions and contracts of the other, but

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  • Designated Beneficiary Agreements in Colorado

    Definition of a Designated Beneficiary Agreement Married couples in Colorado are granted a wide variety of rights and responsibilites. Designated beneficiary agreements allow unmarried couples to ob

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  • What Happens if My Spouse and I Cannot Come to an Agreement on Parenting our Child?

    What Happens if My Spouse and I Cannot Come to an Agreement on Parenting Time? If both parties cannot come to a reasonable agreement regarding the allocation of parenting time and parenting responsib

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  • What is No-Fault Divorce?

    What is No-Fault Divorce? Colorado uses “no-fault divorce” which essentially means that the parties involved do not have to prove blame or responsibility in order to obtain a divorce. Instead, the c

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  • Assisted Reproduction

    Definition of Assisted Reproduction Assisted reproduction is a blanket term for a number of techniques that aid fertilization. The most common technique is in-vitro fertilization, where a doctor ret

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  • What is an annulment and how is it different from a divorce in Colorado?

    Annulment, legally deemed "a declaration of invalidity of marriage" in Colorado, is thought to be a quick and easy way to end a short marriage. Since Colorado is a no-fault divorce state, there is a diminished need for annulments and the practice of obtaining them has become rel...

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  • What is My Tax Filing Status After a Divorce Action if Filed?

    There are several options for filing your taxes: single, married filing jointly, and married filing separately. Each has advantages and disadvantages, but you must be sure that you are filing under the proper status.

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