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                           There is some terminology specific to family law matters in Colorado which is often unfamiliar to our clients at first. This article contains an introduction to some common terminology.

Unlike legal advice, these articles will not help you to directly apply the law to your unique situation. Contact us if you wish to schedule a consult for legal advice.

This article contains a brief overview of how counseling services are often a component of family law cases.

                                                         Mandatory Financial Disclosures Pursuant to C.R.C.P. 16.2(e), including a Sworn Financial Statement, are vitally important in almost every family law matter. This article provides an overview.

This article contains vital information of the four automatic injunctions or mutual temporary restraining orders contained in the Summons and Petition for Dissolution of Marriage.

                          What is the procedure to obtain a dissolution of marriage or legal separation in Colorado? What if I need Allocation of Parental Responsibilities? This article provides an overview of procedures.

                                     The division of assets can be quite complex. This brief article provides some straightforward information regarding marital versus separate property and a very general overview of property distribution and economic fault.

                                                    This article contains information about the Initial Status Conference or ISC which is the first Court date in a Dissolution of Marriage case or other family law cases, such as Allocation of Parental Responsibilities.

What does Colorado say about Common Law Marriage? We have put together a brief outline of how Common Law Marriage is viewed in this state.

Court Appearances – what to expect.

                      The courts require that the parties in family law cases attend a mediation session. It is important to understand how mediation can affect the outcome of your case.

This concept may be new to you if you are used to thinking in terms of “custody.” This article contains information for cases with difficult issues related to decision making and parenting time.

Details about attorney assisted self-representation provided by David S. Rolfe, L.L.C.