Colorado Simplified Divorce Procedures

A dissolution of marriage may be obtained by affidavit of either or both of the spouses if: (1) there are no minor children and the wife is not pregnant or both spouses are represented by counsel and have entered into a separation agreement granting custody and child support; (2) there are no disputes; (3) there is no marital property or the spouses have agreed on the division of marital property; and (4) the adverse party (non-filing spouse) has been served with the dissolution of marriage papers. A signed affidavit stating the facts in the case must be filed with the petition. [Colorado Revised Statutes; Article 10, Section 14-10-120.3].

Each state has its own unique filing procedure. When filing for dissolution of marriage in Colorado, you must adhere to the strict filing guidelines and prepare and submit the appropriate mandatory dissolution of marriage documents to the county court. You can visit the Colorado state statutes located at: to learn more about these documents. You will discover that some documents may be provided by the Colorado Legal System and others must be constructed on a case-by-case basis containing certain information and criteria to adhere to the Colorado Laws and the filing requirements.