Each month for one year, the Andersen Law PC blog will spell out the 12 steps of divorce.
The following is a roadmap with the basics for 12 steps of a divorce proceeding. The intent is to walk you through the process a simple step at a time.
(To see the process in a more personalized, real world context, follow the blogs on the Aingel and DeVille families: the Aingels relatively soaring through the process while the DeVilles crash and burn.)
And if you want to divorce in less than a year, feel free to call me at 720-922-3880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions specific to your situation. I am happy to walk you through your own next steps and to answer questions in your complimentary initial phone or videoconference consult.
Here is where the year will take us:
January – serving and filing a petition for dissolution
February – responding to the petition
March – sworn financial statement, disclosures, and parenting classes
April – initial status conference
May – discovery and depositions
June – professionals: CFI, PRE, vocational evaluator, appraisals
July – motions to compel and telephone conferences
August – temporary orders
September – mediation
October – parenting plans and separation agreements
November – witnesses, pretrial deadlines and permanent orders
December – QDROs and other post decree issues
JANUARY: How to File a Petition for Dissolution
If you decide to file for divorce in Colorado, follow these steps. The good news is that you can find the forms online yourself at the Colorado Judicial website. Continue reading “12 STEPS OF DIVORCE: THE BASICS – Step 1 – File for Petition of Dissolution”