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Distinguishing between community and non-community property

Distinguishing between community and non-community property

Before a person marries, all of their personal possession and real property belong solely to them, unless these have previously been declared as jointly owned. Such properties generally remain yours after you marry, unless something is done to convert them to marital-possession status. But generally speaking, income earned and property bought after...

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PSA: Beware of adoption fraud

PSA: Beware of adoption fraud

Marrison Family Law specializes in providing world-class legal counsel on the many aspects of family law. The firm also believes that educating and informing people should be high on its list of priorities. A deeper understanding of the mechanics of family law is a pre-condition of abidance, especially in an age that has seen diverse […]

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How is debt divided by the court during a divorce?

How is debt divided by the court during a divorce?

Most people who file for a divorce will have their minds on their assets, but it’s equally important to pay attention to how any existing debt will be divided, as these will also affect the couple’s net worth, explains renowned Colorado Spring law firm Marrison Family Law. A key section of divorce judgment involves the […]

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4 FAQs on How to Serve Divorce Papers

4 FAQs on How to Serve Divorce Papers

Any couple getting married would never imagine that they could one day end up getting a divorce and breaking the family apart. But the reality of it is, about forty percent of first marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. If you’re here to learn more about divorce proceedings, particularly how to serve divorce papers, […]

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Domestic Abuse and Divorce

Domestic Abuse and Divorce

Divorce is a difficult and complicated thing to deal with. It’s not just the ending of the union between two people. It’s two people trying to pick up their own separate lives and moving on. It can be mutual and amicable, or it can get messy and warlike—especially with properties and custody concerned. But when […]

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Do You Need Divorce or Legal Separation?

Do You Need Divorce or Legal Separation?

“Should I divorce my spouse or just enter a legal separation with them?” This is one of the most often asked questions Marrison Family Law receives. It’s a rather complicated question, too. Both divorce and legal separation have their benefits. But their key difference is that doing the latter means you’re still married to y...

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How Child Support Is Handled in Divorce

How Child Support Is Handled in Divorce

Colorado Springs-based legal firm Marrison Family Law believes that divorce cases don’t need to be a hassle for everybody. It’s about two people going through two different paths in their lives. In a sense, everything must be made easy and comfortable for the parties involved in the divorce. While it’s easier to fight for who [&he...

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Colorado law: The impact of domestic violence and its effect on custody

Colorado law: The impact of domestic violence and its effect on custody

One objective of Colorado law is to keep both children and adults safe from further harm following the separation of the spouses. Family courts in the state acknowledge that domestic violence poses adverse effects on the divorcing couple and their children. Colorado law aims to ensure that the children of a separating couple reside in […]

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Seven significant ways your life changes following a divorce

Seven significant ways your life changes following a divorce

A divorce may cause dramatic adjustments to a life following a divorce. Not all the changes after a divorce are negative. . Nonetheless, the repercussions will probably be significant and Long lasting. , Banks, credit card companies, and insurance companies might look at a person differently. Divorce may affect one’s finances, as the companies may ...

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Seven tips to help you prepare for a divorce hearing

Seven tips to help you prepare for a divorce hearing

Normally, a divorce will require the parties to testify in court. Here are seven tips: First, tell the truth. Especially tell the truth to your attorney during your preparatory meeting. While one may think the truth can be harmful, there is nothing more damaging than losing your credibility before the judge. You will probably be […]

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