How much is it to get a divorce in Colorado?

How much is it to get a divorce in Colorado?

The cost of filing a petition for dissolution of marriage in Colorado is $230.00. The cost of filing a petition for allocation of parental rights (custody case when the parties are not married) is $225.00. It then costs $116.00 to file an answer to the petition.

What if I owned my house before marriage?

If you hold property individually, then you must finance it with non-marital funds. Keeping a record of all financial transactions. Ensuring all assets you held prior to the marriage stay in your name alone. If your assets are sold, you should not roll them over into jointly owned property.

What are considered marital assets?

Marital assets refers to all property acquired during the course of the marriage, regardless of ownership or who holds the title to it. Examples of marital assets may include, among others, house(s), cash, stocks, bonds, cars, pensions, and insurance.

Is a house a marital asset?

For example, if you and your spouse bought a house together and continually paid a joint mortgage, the house would be considered to be marital property. Likewise, any debts accrued together are considered joint property debts.

Is jewelry a marital asset?

As long as you received your engagement ring prior to the date of marriage, it is earned and belongs to you as your separate pre-marital property the day you get married.