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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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.