Divorce Cases In Colorado
What Factors Will The Colorado Family Court Take Into Account?
- Duration of the marriage
- Age of both spouses
- Standard of living during the marriage and how long it will take for both parties to resume that standard of living
- Debts and liabilities of the parties
- Emotional and physical health of both spouses
- Prenuptial or marital agreements that address division of property
- Contribution of income and property by each spouse before and during the marriage
- Income and earning capacity of each spouse, determined by education, background, training, skills, experience, length of absence from the job market, parental responsibilities, etc.
- Contribution of one spouse to the education, training or earning capacity of the other spouse
- Deferment of career goals for a spouse to be a stay-at-home parent
- Economic situation of each spouse when the property is fully divided
- Tax consequences to each spouse of the proposed property division
- Need for a custodial parent to occupy the marital residence
- Need for a trust fund for medical or educational costs for a spouse or children
- Other factors the Court deems relevant
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