Even the most amicable divorces can be difficult and cause a strain on families involved. Regardless of whether it was your decision or not, you’ll need support getting through this difficult time. A trusted local divorce attorney can help you navigate the confusing world of family law and defend your rights.

Tune into our divorce lawyer blog to learn everything you need to know about divorce in Arapahoe. If you are facing legal separation or a divorce, contact your local family law attorney, Kelli J. Malcolm, for your free 30-minute consultation today!

  1. What is Legal Separation in New Colorado?

    If you are married and you and your spouse want to split, you have two main options in the state of Colorado — dissolution of marriage and legal separation. When most people think about legal separation, they consider it a stepping stone to divorce, but, in fact, it is its own entity. Legal separa…Read More

  2. What Happens to Property in a Colorado Divorce?

    States take different approaches in determining to whom the property belongs when it is acquired during the marriage. Obviously, the property that one acquired before marriage belongs to that person. However, any increase of separate property value is considered marital property and is subject to di…Read More

  3. Can I Move Out During a Divorce?

    Divorce is often one of the most stressful times of your life. One of the hardest parts of a divorce can be deciding when – and how – to leave the family house, an exceptionally emotional process. Legally, an important question is also “How will moving out affect my divorce, as well as my cust…Read More

  4. Who Gets the Pets in a Divorce?

    For most pet owners, family pets are more than just animals. They are members of the family. This issue can become a problem when spouses decide to divorce. Who gets to keep the family pet? How are pets treated in a divorce in the State of Colorado? Pets Are Personal Property The term property can b…Read More

  5. Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce?

    Going through a divorce can be an emotionally-charged and stressful process. It can also be an expensive occurrence, as well. For this reason, many parties try to save on costs by settling issues related to a divorce without the help of an attorney. The decision whether to hire or not hire an attorn…Read More

  6. 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Divorce

    Going through a divorce can be a complicated and stressful time. Many couples rely upon the bad or misplaced advice of others and make mistakes or bad decisions that could completely derail their goal in the divorce. What are some of these common mistakes? 1. Relying Upon the Advice of Others Everyo…Read More

  7. Domestic Violence and Divorce

    Divorce can be an emotional process for anyone involved, but adding the elements of domestic violence in the relationship can heighten these emotions even more. Past and current domestic violence in the relationship can play a significant part in the divorce process, especially if children are invol…Read More