By: Jessica A. Bryant
For many people in the midst of a divorce or custody case, it may be the first time they have ever been to court. One looming question many people have is what to expect when attending a family law hearing– a large part of which includes what questions they may be asked when testifying. This series of blog posts will explore potential questions you may face during a hearing on your Colorado family law case, with segments being presented by subject matter.
This Part 1 will focus on what questions may be asked in a hearing on maintenance (spousal support) and/or child support. Part 2 will focus on what questions may be asked during a hearing on child-related issues (decision-making and/or parenting time). Part 3 will focus on what questions may be asked during a hearing on issues of property/debt allocation, attorney’s fees, and other miscellaneous questions that may be presented.
For a hearing regarding spousal support and/or child support, one main point of focus will be each party’s income. Therefore, many of the questions you may face during such a hearing will be on your income. If you are employed some of the questions may be as follows: Continue reading