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5 Common Myths About Common Law Marriage

The concept of common law marriage may be foreign to many individuals, but the state of Colorado still recognizes it as a legal framework. In a common law marriage, a couple is legally married, even though they never had a formal ceremony or got a marriage license. In Colorado, a common law marriage is validated when a couple has been living together as husband and wife, and also openly presenting themselves as a married couple in public.

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What Happens to Military Leave in a Military Divorce?

Military service members on active duty accrue a full month of paid military leave annually. And while there are certain exceptions to this rule, they are typically only allowed to roll a maximum of 60 days into the next fiscal year. Anything over the 60-day maximum is forfeited. You either use it or you lose it.

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Is Reducing Pedestrian Accident Fatalities Really Possible?

Accordingto the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, pedestrianfatalities have increased 46% since 2009 and now account for 16% of all crashfatalities. These statistics are startling, especially since vehicle safety hasimproved drastically in the last decade. How can we reduce pedestrian accidentfatalities in the United States? Is it even possible?

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When Bankruptcy Becomes Necessity: 5 Signs That It May Be Time to File

Choosing to file for bankruptcy is never easy. In fact, it sometimes takes years of hardship to come to the inevitable conclusion that your best shot at freedom – a fresh start – is to take the leap.

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How to Prepare for Divorce Proceedings in Colorado

The only thing more stressful than deciding to file for divorce is going through the lengthy process of finalizing your decision. Divorce proceedings can take weeks or months to complete – and the repercussions can last for years.

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How Family Law Defines Common Law Marriage & Divorce

If you’ve never been interested in a big, white wedding, there’s always common law marriage. In family law, common law marriage and divorce are treated differently than traditional marriage and divorce. The process varies based on state legislation and individual preferences.

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What to Expect During Divorce Proceedings

Choosing to file for divorce can be unnerving and complicated. An experienced divorce lawyer can assist you in navigating the process, giving you time and energy to focus on your family.

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The Difference Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

There are few things more stressful and frightening than filing for bankruptcy. Not only will the decision have a lasting impact on your credit score, but the process itself is complex and unfamiliar.

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The Most Common Causes of Truck Accidents in Personal Injury Lawsuits

In 2016, nearly four thousand people died in large truck accidents. Seventeen percent of those deaths were truck occupants, while sixty-six percent were passengers or drivers in other vehicles. Another sixteen percent were motorcyclists, pedestrians, or bicyclists.

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