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How much is Alimony?

How much is Alimony?

Alimony is a concept that allows for one spouse to provide for the support and maintenance of the other for a period of time following separation. Alimony is also referred to as maintenance in Colorado. The purpose of alimony is to help the recipient to become self-supporting. Here are Five Factors that the court will look at in determining whether it should be awarded, and if so, how much. 1. The amount of each party's gross income (income before deductions) If you and your spouse make about...

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Joint Custody in Colorado

Joint Custody in Colorado

Custody is a term that we use to explain the relationship parents that are no longer together have with their kids. Custody has two parts: physical and legal. Physical is the amount of time the child spends with each parent and legal is the ability to make decisions for the child. In Colorado, the Legislature determined that it did not like the idea that custody conveyed - that children were property of one parent of the other. So now Colorado courts refer to the relationship between parents...

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