Spousal Support / Alimony
What is spousal support/alimony?
Colorado refers to spousal support/alimony as spousal maintenance. In January 2014 new legislation went in to effect that changes the way spousal maintenance is determined. The new law is designed to be a guideline and there is uncertainty as to how parties will be affected. In a contested divorce the determination of maintenance is up to the Judge who will consider income, financial resources, needs of the person seeking maintenance and the property in the marital estate. We can can help you understand the spousal maintenance formula and navigate through the other considerations the Court will make when deciding spousal maintenance under the new law.