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The Divorce Process

Protect Your Interests while Transitioning Out of Marriage

No marriage is perfect, but some marriages are less perfect than others. If you have reached a point with your spouse where you do not feel you can continue being married to them, talk to Wright Family Law. Our Centennial family law attorney is here to help you weigh your interests and learn more about how to proceed should you wish to pursue a divorce. Since 2004, we have been here to give our clients not just information about how to protect themselves, but the confidence to take the necessary steps in that direction.

Call Wright Family Law today by dialing (303) 558-5222 or contact us online to schedule your initial consultation.

Ways to Dissolve a Marriage

Divorce requires that one person swears under oath that their marriage is broken beyond repair and the other person not deny it. If the other person does deny it, the court can suggest the parties first seek counseling before making an official decision about whether or not the marriage is, in fact, broken. When there spouses have no children or marital property to be divided, they can file for dissolution of marriage upon affidavit, meaning that the decision is mutual. Legal separation is another available option for those not interested in tackling asset division quite yet.

Common Complications to Divorce

While there are some divorces where splitting up is easy, others can get messy. Wright Family Law is here to offer trusted legal guidance on matters of your divorce.

Wright Family Law is here to help you with aspects of divorce such as:

Colorado Divorce FAQ

If I want a divorce but my spouse does not, will it hurt my outcome?

No. As a “no-fault” state, Colorado does not take into account misconduct of the married parties when determining how to split up property and award spousal support. However, if your spouse claims the marriage is not “irretrievably broken,” you may be required to attend counseling before the court will determine whether or not the divorce request is valid.

Are there any benefits to legally separating from my spouse?

A legal separation in Colorado is very similar to a divorce. These proceedings can allow couples to divide up property, make arrangements for child custody (known as parental responsibility in Colorado), and even award alimony payments (spousal support) during that time. One advantage of separation is that you will not have to file taxes separately. You could also still be eligible for insurance in some cases.

Do I need an attorney for my divorce?

It can’t hurt to hire an attorney, even if only to go over your situation. If you and your spouse have already worked out how you will split up your belongings and parental responsibility, you may be able to fill out all necessary forms on your own. However, an experienced attorney like the one at Wright Family Law can help you avoid making common mistakes. In many cases, hiring an attorney can save you time and money that might be spent repairing issues that could have been prevented early on.

Call Wright Family Law Today

Divorce is both legally and emotionally challenging. Let our Centennial family law attorney help you gain a clear picture of your situation before making any binding decisions. We know how to negotiate when possible and fight aggressively when necessary. During our consultation, we will go over your goals following divorce and help you make the right decisions to move forward with confidence.

Dial (303) 558-5222 now to get started planning your next step.

Meet Jamie Wright

The Right Attorney For You & Your Family
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    Jamie L. Wright
    As the founding attorney of Wright Family Law, Jamie Wright graduated from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law in May 2004 after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. While attending law school she worked as a student attorney in both the Student Law Office and the Family Law Clinic, representing indigent clients in paternity, divorce, and restraining order cases. Call (303) 558-5222 now or contact Wright Family Law online for a ...
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