When domestic partners separate, it is much the same as the separation of legally married couples. However many remain confused when it comes to the legalities in relation to the division of assets and the separation process of domestic partnerships.
There are many positive aspects of open adoptions. In fact, some adoptive parents develop close relationships with their child's biological parent(s). But for every shining example, there is a nightmare experience to counter-balance the decision to have an open adoption.
For the past 75 years, there has been a tax deduction on the books for those who pay alimony. With Congress's recent passage of sweeping tax reforms, that deduction will become a thing of the past starting in 2019.
During our years of providing family law services to Colorado residents, we have fielded many questions about the possibility of representing oneself in divorce proceedings. While it is possible to proceed in this manner, it is important to learn how this process works and whether you are a good candidate for this solution.
The state of Colorado tries to make adoption as smooth as possible. Adoptive parents are welcomed into the system, and their needs and concerns are taken very seriously. However because of the very strict protections in place for children in care, adoption is a very rigorous process.