Spousal abuse is a pervasive issue that affects men and women of all races, income levels and social standing. Each year in Colorado and elsewhere, thousands of people fear for their safety from those they should be able to trust the most. There is no dispute that domestic violence is a terrible problem that should never happen. However, you might wonder where emotional and psychological abuse fit in the puzzle. Is non-violent abuse as serious as a slap, punch, kick or worse?
Many married couples are discovering the advantages of entering into a prenuptial agreement prior to marriage. In fact, over half of all attorneys in the United States reported an increase in the number of requested prenups, as per a report in Time.
Corporations, specifically C Corporations, are the subject of regulation by federal and state laws, perhaps more stringently than other types of business formations. When upper management errs in failing to ensure compliance with regulations and laws concerning the operation of the corporation, those with involvement may suffer serious legal consequences.
Alimony in Colorado is often an uncertain issue. Colorado statute section 14-10-114 attempts to provide for a more reliable, less discretionary determination of alimony. That statute requires that the court, in a situation where one spouse has requested alimony, make specific findings with regard to a list of factors to consider prior to granting or denying the request.
There are many contributing factors to the fact Colorado's divorce rate is on the decline. In 2013, the divorce rate in the state reached a record low for the previous decade. Some experts claim this drop is due to a rise in education.
With Halloween coming up, you will probably be out eating, drinking and partying with friends. Going to a Halloween party with alcohol means your odds of getting arrested for drunk driving are higher. Blue and red lights flashing behind you on October 31st are far scarier than anything else you will see that night.
If you have been a stay-at-home mom for years and are getting divorced, you are probably stressing out about finances. While you might get some court-ordered support from your soon-to-be-ex-husband, it might not be enough or last forever.
Colorado has one of the highest divorce rates in the country. According to data collected by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, most states have a divorce rate around two or three per 1,000 people in the state's population. However, Colorado has a divorce rate of 4.4 as of 2011.
The divorce rate declines throughout the country, and part of it seems to be due to more people having access to education. In an article by Colorado Public Radio, it was found that 2013 had the lowest divorce rate in the state in nearly a decade. A little over 24,000 divorces took place in the state during that year.
Divorcing spouses have a lot to think about as they begin to discuss co-parenting plans. Common issues include how to handle holidays and who pays for music lessons, tutoring and the like.