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Colorado Alimony Law

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Spousal maintenance is the legal financial support provided to the lower earning spouse by the high earning one to support their reasonable needs.

Several amendments are made to the Spousal maintenance guidelines in Colorado alimony law and with the effect of those amendments in the statue; the following steps determine the procedure of obtaining spousal maintenance in the state of Colorado.

  • Requesting Maintenance:

The low earning spouse can request alimony upon the dissolution of a marriage or divorce. The courts will consider the gross income of the party’s and several other factors.

  • Determination of maintenance:

The court has the whole power to award the party a temporary or permanent maintenance.

  • Waiver of the maintenance:

If the maintenance awarded is temporary it goes with the stipulated period. But if it is permanent, the amount should be provided till either of the party’s death or the remarriage of the receiving spouse.

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