The divorce process can be a very painful and emotional time for a family—especially when there are children involved. It is important that your Colorado divorce lawyer is sensitive to the challenges that you and your family are going through while having the skills and experience to secure the best agreements and settlements for you and your children. Or protect your rights if you have to fight in court.

With over 19 years of family law experience taking care of and protecting the rights of husbands, wives, and children, Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Ray Chamberland can represent you in all matters related to divorce. Providing strength, sensitivity, and compassion during this difficult time Attorney Ray Chamberland strives to make the divorce process as painless as possible for everyone—especially the children—and there is no one else that is tougher than Ray when it comes to fighting for your rights.

Filing for Divorce in Colorado

To file for divorce in Colorado, one spouse must have been a Colorado resident for at least 91 days. Colorado is a no-fault divorce state, which means that the only reason that a husband or wife has to give to file for a dissolution of marriage is that the marriage is irretrievably broken. Although the minimum waiting period for finalizing a Colorado divorce is 91 days, many divorce cases—especially ones that require the negotiation of agreements regarding child custody, child visitation, child support, property division, spousal maintenance, parenting rights, or paternity—can take much longer.

Colorado law requires that spouses filing for divorce go through Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to resolve any disagreements before resorting to litigation. Ray Chamberland will exhaust all avenues of mediation in an attempt to resolve any divorce-related disputes with the other party. In the event that negotiation is no longer an option, he will go to court and steadfastly fight for your rights.

Military Divorce

A Retired Lieutenant Colonel, Colorado Military Divorce Attorney Chamberland represents military service members or their spouses that wish to file for divorce in Colorado. Prior to founding his own Colorado Springs family law practice, Ray Chamberland spent more than 25 years in the U.S. military, where he served his country as an enlisted command post controller, missile combat crew member, and a JAG, including as a Staff Judge Advocate. Over the years, he has advised hundreds of military families.

Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Ray Chamberland is familiar with the specific issues that can arise for military couples and children that are going through divorce. Many of his military divorce clients are based at Schriever Air Force Base, Peterson Air Force Base, Buckley Air Force Base, Fort Carson, or the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Visit Chamberland Law’s Military Family Law page for more information.

Post-Divorce Matters

In the event that your ex-husband or ex-wife does not live up to the terms of your divorce decree or a change in circumstances warrants that your support payments or parenting plan be revised, Colorado Springs Divorce Attorney Ray Chamberland can help you carry out the enforcement or modification of any divorce-related agreements, including those involving spousal maintenance, child custody, and relocation issues.

Clients Served

Many of Ray Chamberland’s Colorado divorce clients are residents of Colorado Springs, Cimarron Hills, Security-Widefield, Monument, Black Forest, Falcon, Peyton, or other cities and towns in El Paso County, Colorado.

To schedule your initial consultation with Ray, call Chamberland Law at (719) 527-3999 or contact us online.


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