What are the Residency and Filing Requirements for Divorce in Colorado?
In Colorado at least one of the spouses must be a resident of the state for 90 days prior to commencing a dissolution of marriage proceeding. Divorce proceedings should be filed in district court. (Colorado Statutes Title 14, Article 10, Section 106)
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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