There are many issues to discuss and negotiate when a couple chooses to divorce in Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County. It takes time for those issues to be worked out, but when one party files the Petition for Divorce with the court, decisions must be made immediately to protect both parties. These immediate decisions are called Temporary Orders. They are orders from the judge that remain in place until the case is no longer pending and the divorce is finalized.
There are generally three stages to any Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County divorce process: Initial Status Conference, Temporary Orders Hearing, and Final Orders Hearing. This blog's focus is on the difference between the temporary orders hearing and the permanent orders hearing, both set in front of a Jefferson County District Court judge.