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Legal Information: Colorado

Colorado Divorce

Laws current as of
January 2, 2017

Divorce

WomensLaw.org currently does not have information about divorce in Colorado.  However, we hope the following links to outside sources may be helpful.

The Colorado Judiciary has a lot of material on the divorce process, including:

  • a pamphlet on divorce and related family law matters that describes residency requirements;
  • a flowchart to help you better understand the divorce process if there are no children;
  • a flowchart to help you better understand the divorce process if there are children;
  • both a general explanation of the divorce process and specific instructions regarding the process if there are no children;
  • both a general explanation of the divorce process and specific instructions regarding the process if there are children;
  • the forms you may need if you wish to file for divorce if there are no children;
  • the forms you may need if you wish to file for divorce if there are children;
  • instructions and forms to convert a legal separation to divorce; and
  • instructions and forms to file for spousal support (called "maintenance" in Colorado).

Colorado Legal Services has answers to frequently asked divorce questions, including information on grounds for divorce in Colorado, which are posted on Lawhelp.org

WomensLaw.org is unrelated to the above organizations and cannot vouch for the accuracy of their sites.  These links are informational resources only.

Below is general information about divorce.