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Determine Property Before Alimony in a Divorce

First Comes Property, Then Comes Alimony Which came first, the chicken or the egg? In the context of a Colorado divorce case, the question might be rephrased as “which comes first, property or maintenance?” And the answer, per statute, is maintenance. Under Colorado’s maintenance statute, one of the factors a…

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Pet Custody Agreement in a Colorado Divorce?

Pet custody has been in the press again recently. In January, a new law took effect in California which empowers judges to award or joint custody over a pet, taking into consideration the care of the pet. This isn’t just the “left coast” being creative – California was actually third in the nation with…