Strong Legal Support Throughout Your Divorce
For five decades, individuals and families in Centennial have turned to Albert V. Evans, Attorney at Law, for support and guidance through all stages of divorce, including post-divorce financial and custodial modifications.
If you are going through a divorce, you have legal rights and responsibilities that are protected by Colorado law. As your lawyer, I will do everything I can to come to a reasonable settlement of marital property division and child custody, parenting time and decision-making, and support through negotiation with your spouse and his or her attorney. However, I am not afraid to go to court whenever necessary to protect your rights.
No-Fault Divorce Law In Colorado
Colorado is a no-fault divorce state. This means the grounds for divorce is a marriage that is “irretrievably broken with no chance of reconciliation.” Because Colorado is a no-fault state, divorce is referred to as “dissolution of marriage.”
How Long Does The Divorce Process Take?
If both sides are in agreement, you can complete the legal process in 90 to 120 days. However, if you and your spouse cannot agree on all issues, a divorce can take six to 12 months or even longer.
How Are Marital Assets Divided In Divorce?
Colorado is an equitable distribution state, which means that marital property is divided in a manner that is fair, but not necessarily equal.
How Will Divorce Affect Your Retirement Plans?
Marital property typically refers to any assets that were acquired during a marriage, including your 401(k) and other retirement accounts. All marital property will be thoroughly evaluated before distribution.
Personalized Care For Your Family During Divorce
Schedule your initial consultation today to meet with an experienced, compassionate family law attorney who will advocate for you and your family every step of the way.