Colorado Legal Separation Lawyers

At Nexus Family Law Group, we understand that not all couples are ready and or willing to divorce, but they may still need to live separately, and address issues related to finances, property, and parenting. In Colorado, legal separation is an alternative to divorce that allows couples to remain married but live apart and address important issues through a legal process.

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Here’s what you need to know about legal separation in Colorado:

Legal separation is a court ordered process

To obtain a legal separation in Colorado, you must file a Petition with the court and go through a formal court process. This involves resolving issues related to finances, property, and parenting, similar to a divorce.

Issues addressed in a legal separation

In a legal separation, the court can address issues such as property division, spousal support, child support, child custody, and parenting time. The agreements reached during a legal separation are legally binding and can be enforced by the court.

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How Nexus can help

Explaining the legal process

Legal separation can be confusing, and our attorneys will explain the legal process to you in a way that is easy to understand. We will guide you through every step of the process and ensure that you know what to expect.

Drafting separation agreements and/or parenting plan

Separation Agreements are legal documents that outline the terms of the property division and spousal support. Parenting Plans are legal documents that outline the terms of child custody and child support. Our attorneys can draft a Separation Agreement and/or Parenting Plan that meets your unique needs and protects your rights.

Negotiating with your spouse’s attorney

If you and your spouse cannot agree on the terms of the separation, our attorneys can negotiate with your spouse’s attorney on your behalf. We will work to reach a fair and equitable agreement that meets your needs.

Representing you in Court

If your case goes to court, our experienced litigators will represent you and fight for your rights. We have the knowledge and skills needed to present your case effectively and achieve the best possible outcome.

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We are here to give you the legal representation that you deserve.