A lot of ground has been gained in the fight for same-sex marriage rights across the nation over the past few years. This year, more states passed laws that have made it possible for same-sex couples to get married. The Supreme Court of the United States struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, making it illegal to refuse federal benefits to same-sex spouses.
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The second annual Denver Startup Week concluded on Saturday. Organizers previously predicted that it would be a success, as this year's version appears to be a much larger gathering. According to a denverpost.com report, the meeting is the largest of its kind in the U.S., where businesses and entrepreneurs attended 125 sessions throughout the week. The event was geared towards bringing business people from a variety of industries (and sizes) to share ideas and develop competencies that would help their enterprises grow.
Getting divorced can be a difficult and emotional time in a person's life. There are many factors to consider during divorce and with the ever-increasing presence of social media in our lives today, it is important for people getting divorced to understand how social media can impact their divorce.
In our immediately preceding blog post, we noted that Colorado, along with a majority of other states, provides for the equitable distribution of property in a divorce. That means that there is no legal presumption that all assets either earned or obtained during a couple's marriage are equally co-owned and will be split precisely down the middle in a dissolution.