Source: L. 79: Entire section added, p. 638, 3, effective June 7. L. 81: Entire section repealed, p. 910, 4, effective June 8.
Article 10. Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act
Article 10.5. Parenting Time Enforcement Act
Article 11. Actions Originating in Other Jurisdictions
Article 12. Marriage Counseling
Article 13. Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
Article 13.5. Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act
Article 13.7. Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act
14-10-101. Short title.
14-10-102. Purposes - rules of construction.
14-10-103. Definitions and interpretation of terms.
14-10-104. Uniformity of application and construction.
14-10-104.5. Legislative declaration.
14-10-105. Application of Colorado rules of civil procedure.
14-10-106. Dissolution of marriage - legal separation.
14-10-106.5. Dissolution of civil unions - legal separation - jurisdiction - applicability of article and case law.
14-10-107. Commencement - pleadings - abolition of existing defenses - automatic, temporary injunction - enforcement.
14-10-107.5. Entry of appearance and notice of withdrawal by delegate child support enforcement unit.
14-10-107.7. Required notice of involvement with state department of human services.
14-10-107.8. Required notice of prior restraining, civil protection, or emergency protection orders to prevent domestic abuse - petitions for dissolution of marriage or legal separation.
14-10-108. Temporary orders in a dissolution case.
14-10-109. Enforcement of protection orders.
14-10-110. Irretrievable breakdown.
14-10-111. Declaration of invalidity.
14-10-112. Separation agreement.
14-10-113. Disposition of property - definitions.
14-10-114. Spousal maintenance - advisory guidelines - legislative declaration - definitions.
14-10-115. Child support guidelines - purpose - determination of income - schedule of basic child support obligations - adjustments to basic child support - additional guidelines - child support commission - definitions.
14-10-116. Appointment in domestic relations cases - representation of the best interests of the child - legal representative of the child - disclosure - short title.
14-10-116.5. Appointment in domestic relations cases - child and family investigator - disclosure - background check.
14-10-117. Payment of maintenance or child support.
14-10-118. Enforcement of orders.
14-10-119. Attorneys fees.
14-10-120.2. Ex-parte request for restoration of prior name of party.
14-10-120.3. Dissolution of marriage or legal separation upon affidavit - requirements.
14-10-120.5. Petition - fee - assessment - displaced homemakers fund.
14-10-121. Independence of provisions of decree or temporary order.
14-10-122. Modification and termination of provisions for maintenance, support, and property disposition - automatic lien - definitions.
14-10-123. Commencement of proceedings concerning allocation of parental responsibilities - jurisdiction - automatic temporary injunction - enforcement - definitions.
14-10-123.3. Requests for parental responsibility for a child by grandparents.
14-10-123.4. Rights of children in matters relating to parental responsibilities.
14-10-123.5. Joint custody. (Repealed)
14-10-123.6. Required notice of prior restraining orders to prevent domestic abuse - proceedings concerning parental responsibilities relating to a child - resources for family services.
14-10-123.7. Parental education - legislative declaration.
14-10-123.8. Access to records.
14-10-124. Best interests of the child.
14-10-124.3. Stay of proceedings - criminal charges of allegations of sexual assault. (Repealed)
14-10-125. Temporary orders.
14-10-127. Evaluation and reports - training and qualifications of evaluators - disclosure.
14-10-128.1. Appointment of parenting coordinator - disclosure.
14-10-128.3. Appointment of decision-maker - disclosure.
14-10-128.5. Appointment of arbitrator - de novo hearing of award.
14-10-129. Modification of parenting time.
14-10-129.5. Disputes concerning parenting time.
14-10-130. Judicial supervision.
14-10-131. Modification of custody or decision-making responsibility.
14-10-131.3. Modification of the allocation of parental responsibilities and parenting time based upon military service - legislative declaration - definitions. (Repealed)
14-10-131.5. Joint custody modification - termination. (Repealed)
14-10-131.7. Designation of custody for the purpose of other state and federal statutes.
14-10-131.8. Construction of 1999 revisions.
14-10-132. Affidavit practice.
14-10-133. Effective date - applicability.
Editors note: (1) This article was numbered as article 1 of chapter 46, C.R.S. 1963. The provisions of this article were repealed and reenacted in 1971, resulting in the addition, relocation, and elimination of sections as well as subject matter. For amendments to this article prior to 1971, consult the Colorado statutory research explanatory note beginning on page vii in the front of this volume.
(2) For the legality of common-law marriages in this state, see Graham v. Graham, 130 Colo. 225, 274 P.2d 605 (1954).
For article, Divorce Mediation: A Financial Perspective, see 13 Colo. Law. 1650 (1984); for article, Tax Consequences of Dissolution of Marriage Under the 1984 Tax Reform Act -- Parts I and II, see 13 Colo. Law. 2012 and 2222 (1984); for article, Dramatic Divorce Taxation Changes, see 13 Colo. Law. 2038 (1984); for article, The Civil Service Retirement Spouse Equity Act of 1984, see 14 Colo. Law. 1413 (1985); for article, Joinder of Claims and Counterclaims in Cases Under the Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act, see 15 Colo. Law. 1818 (1986); for article, Cohabitation Agreements in Colorado, see 15 Colo. Law. 979 (1986); for article, Common Law Marriage in Colorado, see 16 Colo. Law. 252 (1987); for article, Child Support Obligations After Death of the Supporting Parent, see 16 Colo. Law. 790 (1987); for article, Ownership of Personal Property Accumulated During a Marriage, see 17 Colo. Law. 623 (1988); for article, Dissolution of Marriage and Estate Planning Issues, see 18 Colo. Law. 439 (1989); for article, ADR: Explanations, Examples and Effective Use, see 18 Colo. Law. 843 (1989); for article, Divorce and Family Mediation: Must it be Confidential?, see 18 Colo. Law. 925 (1989); for article, Update on Ethics and Malpractice Avoidance in Family Law -- Parts I and II, see 19 Colo. Law. 465 and 647 (1990); for article, Annulments in Colorado, see 22 Colo. Law. 2249 (1993); for article, Property Division in Dissolution: Partnership Versus Needs Analysis, see 23 Colo. Law. 2115 (1994); for article, Protecting a Disabled Client in a Dissolution of Marriage Action, see 24 Colo. Law. 795 (1995); for casenote, Inappropriate Application of the Best Interests of the Child Standard Leads to Worst Case Scenario: In re C.C.R.S., see 68 U. Colo. L. Rev. 259 (1997); for article, Interstate Family Law Jurisdiction: Simplifying Complex Questions, see 31 Colo. Law. 77 (Sept. 2002); for article, Marital Agreements in Colorado, see 36 Colo. Law. 53 (Feb. 2007); for article, Colorado Civil Union Act, see 42 Colo. Law. 91 (July 2013); for article, The Motion in Limine: Use in Domestic Relations Cases, see 43 Colo. Law. 47 (March 2014).