The Sanders Colorado Springs Law Blog

Divorce, Grief and Starting Over

Divorce and grief go hand-in-hand. The end of a marriage that began with dreams of happily ever after is now a heartbreak. Whether you are looking to keep the marriage together or if you are taking the first steps to move on, the decision to separate is profound. In...

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Child Custody in Colorado

What’s the difference between legal and physical custody? Legal custody refers to a parent’s authority to make major decisions regarding a child’s health, education, and welfare. Physical custody refers to when and where parents will spend time with their children....

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Spousal Maintenance (Alimony) in Colorado

Like property, parties can agree on how much spousal maintenance should be paid from one spouse to the other and how long it will continue. If spouses can’t agree, they’ll end up in court, and a judge will decide for them.   In Colorado, a court can order one spouse...

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Marital Property division in Colorado

How does Division of Marital Property in Colorado work? Parties can decide how to divide their property and memorialize their agreements in a written document called a "separation agreement." If parties can't agree, they'll end up in court, and a judge will decide how...

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Easy Divorce

"Do it yourself” projects related to crafts and furniture may be very trendy and popular at the moment. Who doesn’t love adding your own twist for a lesser price? However, a “do it yourself” divorce will likely be a different experience. Pursuing a divorce without...

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Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act (USFSPA)

Military families have unique opportunities and advantages. However, supporting a military member with travel, long periods of absence, unique stations and overall embracing the military lifestyle can make pursuing a personal career challenging. Corresponding with...

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Military Divorce: An Introduction

Going through a divorce with the military can introduce unique circumstances. To start, military divorce is not a legal term; it is simply a term to describe a divorce that has one or more of the litigants are in the military or retired from the military. However, it...

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Separation and Divorce with Kids

My number one concern are my kids during my separation and divorce. What do I do? For many parents going through a separation and divorce, the primary concern is how to divide responsibilities in supporting their children. During this difficult situation, your mind...

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