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January often sees a spike in divorce filings

Many Colorado couples who are considering a divorce do not do so based on a single incident. It is a wide range of issues that finally come to a head and spark the final determination that the marriage is unsalvageable and it would be better for everyone if they part ways. However, timing frequently plays a critical role in when a couple says that it is enough.

Couples in a high asset divorce must weigh tax issues

Certain issues in a Colorado divorce must be repeatedly discussed due to time constraints and the vastness of the impact they will have on a couple's future. One is the tax law that goes into effect on Jan. 1. Because the manner in which divorced couples who are paying alimony are taxed is set to change, it has led to a rush of people trying to complete their divorces before the year is over. Knowing why this is the case might spur people to be more agreeable to complete their divorce before year's end and it can help them to think about new strategies after the changes are implemented.

Married Colorado politicians set to divorce

Divorce is a difficult enough prospect for Coloradans without career and financial factors entering the mix. However, this is unavoidable with a significant number of cases. This can be a high asset divorce or a divorce of more modest means, but when it is a high-profile couple, there are considerations that must be factored in along with the basics of property division, spousal support, child support and more. Having legal assistance is one of the key factors to having all the necessary information and achieving a successful result.

High asset divorce couples could be impacted by pending law

Finances are often at the center of a Colorado high asset divorce. While that will often make for a contentious back and forth between the parties, the law can be taken for granted as a secondary issue. Now, with changes to the U.S. tax law set to go into effect at the start of the new year, those who have significant assets could have their circumstances impacted by the new law. With that, it is imperative to grasp how they can be affected and if there is anything that can be done about it. Having legal assistance is critical toward this end.

Understanding the decree in a Colorado divorce

Colorado couples who have decided to end their marriage and move on will have a lot to consider during and even after the process. The divorce is difficult enough with issues in dispute such as the division of marital property, child support, visitation rights and the emotional impact of a marriage reaching its conclusion. When the case is over, there will be a decree finalizing the divorce. Understanding facts about the decree is important and the parties should not ignore it.

Financially secure people can also divorce because of money

A Colorado divorce can be complicated and difficult regardless of the financial circumstances of the parties involved. The factors that lead up to the divorce can also vary based on the situation. But it can be useful to understand what problems are known to precipitate a divorce. Those who have financial security might think that money woes that might otherwise upend other marriages will not affect them. However, as new research shows, having money is often the impetus of a divorce. Having legal assistance with a law firm that understands the inherent concerns with a high asset divorce is an important part of a case.

Key steps to take before filing for divorce in Colorado

Coloradans who have decided that their marriage is at its end will have a great deal to consider as the divorce process moves forward. Along with the emotional upheaval that inevitably accompanies a divorce, there are a litany of other issues that cannot be ignored. That includes children, support, asset division, marital property and much more.

Real estate and other marital property can complicate a divorce

It is especially true for Colorado high profile couples that end their marriage can be a complicated and costly matter. On a smaller scale, this is also a reality that people must face regardless of their financial circumstances. When a marriage is no longer working, the idea of divorce can be intimidating and worrisome. However, after children, financial matters are commonly the biggest problem that must be dealt with. Having a basic grasp over the financial sticking points in any divorce can help move the process forward and allow the couple to part ways with as little lingering bitterness as possible.

Tax changes make it wise to think about the timing of a divorce

When a Colorado couple has reached the point when they can no longer remain together and would like to divorce, the emotional issues and other factors that have led to the dispute will often take precedence over practical matters such as when they should move forward with the proceeding. However, the timing of the when to file can be important, especially for couples with significant assets amid the new tax laws that went into effect at the beginning of the year. For people in this situation, understanding the best possible timing for the divorce can be key.

Tax benefits expiring for those in a high asset divorce

While ending a marriage should not be taken lightly, certain circumstances might make it more urgent to move forward with a case than at other times. This is especially true when it is a high asset divorce. Since those in Colorado with significant assets will want to ensure their property interests are protected, it is imperative for those who are thinking about a divorce to understand how the new tax plan might spur them to move forward with it more quickly.