What is a prenuptial agreement?

A prenuptial agreement, sometimes called a "prenup," is a legally binding contract between two people who intend to marry. A prenuptial agreement is an opportunity for a couple to write the rules that will control their marriage, and their divorce, should a divorce become necessary. A prenuptial agreement allows parties to choose how their finances and property will be divided, rather than following state laws, in the event of a divorce. The process of drafting a prenuptial agreement is an opportunity for parties to talk, prior to their marriage, about financial responsibilities and the expectations of each party. It is a good way to start a marriage, with full disclosures of assets, debts,

Simple timeline of the divorce process in Colorado.

Getting divorced can be a lengthy and time consuming process in the State of Colorado. For many years, we told clients that the process would take at least a year. Today, many of the Courts in Colorado are working hard to streamline the process and help parties finalize their divorces in a shorter amount of time. Below is a general outline of a typical timeline in a divorce. Everyone should be aware that each case is different. It is best to talk to a family law attorney in person to determine what will be needed for your specific case. 1. To begin the divorce process in Colorado, at least one of the parties must file a Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with the Court. This is your reques

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