Women file for divorce more often than men. One 2015 study found that women filed for nearly 70 percent of divorces in heterosexual marriages. However, there was about a 50/50 split when it came to ending a non-marital relationship.
It wasn’t that long ago that no one would have considered entering into a relationship with someone who they met online. Most romantic partnerships instead began through individual personal networks, including friends of friends, people at schools, churches or social events. But the online dating movement, began in the mid-90s, has increased steadily and is now a reliable source of long-term relationships. In many cases, it has replaced the usual way of finding a romantic partner.
It is increasingly easy to avoid drunk driving. Uber and other ridesharing companies can provide a cheaper way home. Anyone with a smartphone can download an app that helps you avoid drunk driving by pinpointing your location and calling a cab. And decades of information about how many people die every year from drunk driving has done a lot to increase the social stigma attached to driving under the influence.
When parents in Colorado divorce, it is possible that one of them will eventually want to move far away or even to another state — especially if he or she is looking for a new job or merely wishes to be closer to certain family members.
Just because a child support order is in place doesn’t mean it can never change. In fact, child support orders are often modified for a variety of reasons, including instances in which there is a significant change in parental responsibility time or the incomes of either parent noticeably increase or decrease.
Recently, we published a blog explaining how alimony — otherwise known as spousal maintenance — is generally calculated under Colorado law. However, now that you know how the amount of alimony is determined, the next question is when does it end?