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Military Pension Subject to Garnishment

Frequently, when there has been a failure to pay court ordered obligations, the party who is owed the funds tries to attach assests of the owing party rather than repeatedly filing motions with the court. Many people are unclear about whether military pension assets are subject to garnishment.  According to the Department of Defense, if the debt…

Pension Division – “Hunt” Formula

Pension assest acquired during the marriage in Colorado are subject to equitable division in a divorce.  Although there are many ways of measuring the value of the assets, one basic method is for a defined benefit plan (montly payment such as military pension) is to apply the “Hunt” formula.  Drawn from In re Marriage of…

Capital Gains in Gross Income?

When modifying child support in Colorado after a divorce has been finalized, capital gains are not automatically considered in computing gross income for purposes of the Child Support Guidelines.  Instead, when considering capital gains from the sale of property awarded in a property division pursuant to a dissolution of marriage, the court shall include in gross income…

Step Parenting Tools Website

Stepparenting can be one of the toughest situations to handle during both a divorce and when there are post decree modification issues. A Denver Divorce Mediator can assist you with this often difficult issues. There are a number of  great resources out there that offer advice on both good and bad techniques for step-parenting.  Our resources page provides links…