Current through 2021 Legislative Session
Section 14-10-105 - Application of Colorado rules of civil procedure(1) The Colorado rules of civil procedure apply to all proceedings under this article, except as otherwise specifically provided in this article.(2) A proceeding for dissolution of marriage, legal separation, or declaration of invalidity of marriage shall be entitled "In re the Marriage of ........ and ..........". A proceeding for the allocation of parental responsibilities or a support proceeding shall be entitled "In re the (Parental responsibilities concerning) (Support of) ..........". (2.5) A proceeding for dissolution of a civil union, legal separation, or declaration of invalidity of a civil union shall be entitled "In re the Civil Union of ........ and ........".(3) The initial pleading in all proceedings under this article shall be denominated a petition. A responsive pleading shall be denominated a response. Other pleadings and all pleadings in other matters under this article shall be denominated as provided in the Colorado rules of civil procedure.Amended by 2013 Ch. 49,§ 13, eff. 5/1/2013.L. 71: R&RE, p. 521, § 1. C.R.S. 1963: § 46-1-5. L. 98: (2) amended, p. 1395, § 33, effective February 1, 1999. L. 2013: (2.5) added, (SB 13-011), ch. 49, p. 163, § 13, effective May 1.