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Can Alimony Be Modified in Colorado?

Alimony, called maintenance in Colorado, can be a major point of contention in a divorce handled by specialized divorce lawyers in Denver. Maintenance payments are typically meant to bridge a financial gap between divorcing spouses and allow the lesser-earning spouse an opportunity to become financially independent. For example, if one spouse leaves the workforce…

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How is Alimony Calculated in a Colorado Divorce?

Alimony, or spousal support or maintenance, is a contentious topic in divorce. Spouses who reach an agreement on property division and child custody sometimes leave alimony for the court to resolve.  This is understandable. From the standpoint of the person being asked to make the payments there is often both an emotional response as…

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Understanding Alimony in a High-Net-Worth Divorce

To receive alimony, which is called maintenance in Colorado, a spouse must request a maintenance award from the court. Colorado’s family courts have wide latitude when determining whether to award a spouse alimony, at what amount, and for how long. This is especially true in high-net-worth divorces. If you are facing a Colorado divorce…

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