"Could three of the four largest cities be that wrong?" asks Tom Clark of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corp., referring to Colorado cities that have passed (or, like Denver, are working to pass) their own ordinances on construction defects reform. They have done so, Clark argues, because state legislators have repeatedly failed to pass statewide reform.
The division of marital property is often a contentious issue in Jefferson County divorces. This is especially true when it is a high-asset divorce because so much money is at stake, and each spouse may feel that they are entitled to a certain amount. It is understandable if parties become very angry or emotional during the asset division process, but some people become so outraged at the prospect of paying alimony or child support that they turn to illegal means to hide their true financial value. When this occurs, severe penalties can result.
Like the rest of the country, Denver residents are seeing some of the benefits of an improving national economy. While this upturn is certainly good news, it may also have ramifications for couples who have decided to dissolve their marriages, as it can impact court decisions regarding divorce settlements such as asset division, alimony and child support payments.
Denver divorce proceedings can be very complicated, particularly if highly valuable assets are involved. When millions are at stake, issues of alimony, asset division, and other financial disputes can stretch into years-long court battles, and may include novel legal claims.