Except for matter relating to the children, asset and debt division is usually the most difficult part of a Wheat Ridge or Arvada divorce. The more assets or debts you and your spouse have, the more challenging this task can be. Usually everyone expects that the marital property will have to be divided, but debt is sometimes a surprising aspect that people forget they have to deal with.
After a petition for divorce is filed with the Jefferson County Court, one of the next steps is dealing with and submitting the Sworn Financial Statement. It is very important that this document is filled out correctly, disclosing everything and including attachments, and filed within the timeframe. An experienced Wheat Ridge divorce attorney can help guide you through the process and make sure there are no issues with the filings on your end.
Student loan debt is often a tricky debt to deal with in the midst of a Jefferson County divorce. Mainly, those involved in a dissolution of marriage want to know who gets the debt or how it will be divided. Let's take a closer look at student loan debt and how it is handled during a divorce in Arvada or Golden.