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Divorce Lawyer

Divorce can be quick and painless when two people with few assets and no children agree to separate. But most divorces are not so simple.

If you’ve decided to end your marriage in Colorado, the divorce attorneys at Dunsing, Deakins & Galera can look out for your interests.

Men and women from throughout the Vail Valley can contact us to schedule a free consultation at one of our offices in Avon or Denver, CO.

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Ending a marriage is a difficult, emotional decision. When spouses do decide to go their separate ways, the legal implications are often surprisingly complicated and stressful, especially if children are involved.

Fortunately, the trustworthy divorce lawyers of Dunsing, Deakins & Galera are available to help. If you are heading towards divorce, our attorneys can protect your interests, secure your rightful assets, and help you maintain a relationship with your children.

To discuss your divorce case with our family law attorneys, request a free consultation at one of our offices in Avon or Denver, CO. Men and women from Centennial, Lakewood, Aurora, Eagle County, and all over the Vail Valley can get in touch with us right now by contacting us online or by calling the most convenient office.

Denver office: (303) 758-8981

Avon office: (970) 323-0023

Dunsing Law Office

With two conveniently located offices, the attorneys of Dunsing, Deakins & Galera can serve families throughout the Denver metropolitan area.

5-Star Reviews From Our Clients "Very communicative about the whole divorce process."

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Lauren Coker

2017

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Fred, Lucy and Wendi were very professional and paid close attention to court deadlines and appearances. I was made aware in advance what documents needed to be filed and I was able to look them over before they filed them. I always knew what was going on with my case because they were very communicative about the whole divorce process. I would definitely recommend Dunsing & Deakins to anyone going through a divorce or legal separation.

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Amelia Muniz

2017

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Lucy, Wendi, and Fred were all amazing throughout my case. Lucy's knowledge and expertise, as well as the law firm's professional connections with mediators and child family investigators, led to a custody resolution that truly represents the best interest of my son. Many thanks!

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The Basic Divorce Timeline

Every divorce is different, and the process and timeline for reaching dissolution will depend on the facts of your unique case. The minimum time for final dissolution is 91 days, but a divorce can take many months or years if the situation is complicated by complex asset division or disputes regarding children.

If you and your spouse are unable to reach an agreement, either on your own or through mediation, you may need to appear in a court hearing before a judge.
If you and your spouse are unable to reach an agreement, either on your own or through mediation, you may need to appear in a court hearing before a judge.

Initial Filing

In general, you or your attorney files a summons and petition with the court and serves it on your spouse. Your spouse then has 21 days (35 if living outside Colorado) to file a response.

Financial Disclosures

You have 42 days (from the date of service) to file your financial disclosures. Our qualified divorce attorneys can help prepare your disclosures, examine your spouse’s disclosures, and assist in formulating settlement goals, including those related to asset division, support, and living arrangements.

Negotiations

Finally, negotiations on the settlement agreement begin. If you and your spouse cannot reach an agreement, either on your own or through mediation, you may need to appear in a court hearing before a judge. It takes time to get on the court’s schedule, and then the pre-trial procedure can also take extensive time. In the end, a family law judge will issue permanent orders.

Glowing Reviews From Satisfied Clients "Was an awesome attorney."

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Chet Long

2018

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...more than worth the cost of his services. I simply could not recommend anyone use any other defense attorney, if they have to deal with the court systems in the Denver-Aurora metro... 

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Eric Castro

2014

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Was an awesome attorney was very caring of the situation and handled it very diligently.  Never gave any excuses was always honest and very prompt . Couldn't thank him enough for everything.

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How Much Does a Divorce Lawyer Cost?

Attorney's fees in a divorce case can vary widely based on the specifics of the situation. It's impossible for our lawyers to give a quote for a family law scenario without first reviewing the details of the case. That being said, at Dunsing, Deakins & Galera, our attorneys are committed to providing personalized service at a reasonable price. During your free consultation, we will be upfront about the cost of retaining our divorce lawyers.

Let Our Attorneys Handle Your Case FROM BEGINNING TO END

Separating from a spouse can be a difficult and confusing process for the average person. Fortunately, Dunsing, Deakins & Galera can help. Our divorce attorneys can complete and file any paperwork by the deadlines, represent you in court if necessary, and keep you informed about your case throughout the entire process.

If you're in Centennial, Lakewood, Aurora, Eagle County, or the general Vail Valley area and you're separating from your spouse, our lawyers in Denver and Avon can help. Fill out our contact form or call our offices to get started:

Denver office: (303) 758-8981

Avon office: (970) 323-0023

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Dunsing, Deakins & Galera has offices in Denver and Aurora, CO. Our attorneys are here to help.

A Divorce Lawyer Can Be a Huge Benefit

Though you may want to remain on good terms with your soon-to-be-ex, there are a few scenarios in which a family law attorney can be a huge benefit:

Children Are Involved

In a divorce, children should always be the top priority. Figuring out child custody, child support, and visitation schedules can quickly turn a friendly divorce into a hostile one. Our divorce attorneys can help mitigate this process and protect your children's wellbeing.

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You Share Property With Your Ex

If you and your ex have shared property, assets, or income, our divorce attorneys can help you divide it fairly by taking factors such as economic circumstances, who has physical custody of the children, and fluctuating value of a spouse's separate property during the marriage into consideration.

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Your Ex Hired an Attorney

If your soon-to-be-ex has hired an attorney, they may have access to information that you don't. By hiring your own attorney, you're taking the necessary steps to protect your interests. Our attorneys know that family law can be complicated, but we can help you navigate it.

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You Need Spousal Maintenance

If you've been married for at least three years, you may be eligible for spousal maintenance, also called alimony. This practice ensures that the lower-earning spouse has their basic financial needs met during and after the divorce. Both men and women can qualify for spousal maintenance.

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We Handle High-Asset Divorces PROTECTING VALUABLE PROPERTY IN A DIVORCE

Stock options, pensions, real estate, and privately owned businesses can be a serious point of contention in a divorce. Our lawyers in Aurora and Denver go the extra mile in determining the true value of your assets. They will make sure these assets are divided fairly and help you collect everything you're entitled to.

"If you are heading towards divorce, our attorneys can protect your interests, secure your rightful assets, and help you maintain a relationship with your children."
Dunsing, Deakins & Galera

Dunsing, Deakins & Galera, LLC

At Dunsing, Deakins & Galera, LLC, our team has over 50 years of combined legal experience. Our attorneys are members of several professional legal organizations and have received a number of distinguished awards:

  • AV-Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Contact us online or call us at (303) 758-8981 (Denver) or (970) 323-0023 (Avon) .

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"Facing the court system in America can be a daunting task for anyone, especially those who are innocent of crimes that they have nevertheless been accused of. Mr. Galera is more than worth the cost of his services. I simply could not recommend any other defense attorney. Seriously, call these folks!" Satisfied Client

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