Affidavit With Respect
To Financial Affairs
New Colorado Financial Affidavit Described
Please Note: Consider our article on the
2005 changes in Colorado divorce law, process and forms,
which include the revised, more comprehensive form of
Colorado Financial Affidavit. For further details
about this form, review our article in the Latest! -
Colorado Divorce Law and News section of our website.
The following materials may assist you in the use
of this form.
Free Adobe Reader®
As with all other Adobe®
Portable Document format ("PDF") forms, to access, view,
download and complete the
new Colorado Financial Affidavit Form, you will
need to use
Adobe Acrobat Reader®. Reader® is available
without charge, as detailed immediately
Adobe's website page.
This free Reader® software tool does not allow you to save your
work and retain the completed or partially completed
Financial Affidavit. If you wish to save a completed form (or
retain your work on a partially completed form), you must
purchase a full-featured version of
However, the free Reader® software
does allow you to save the
form (without your work) to your computer. Once saved, you may
access the blank form (without your work) at your convenience.
The free Reader® software also does allow you to fill in
the form electronically, and print the resulting
To Complete the New Colorado Financial Affidavit Form Electronically
Open the form. Because of the
form's large size, we strongly recommend you download
the form to your computer's hard drive (by
as detailed immediately below). Alternatively,
particularly if you have a
very high-speed internet connection, you may select
(double-click) this link
the new Colorado Affidavit form, or the link on our
Colorado divorce forms page.
Select the Hand tool
if it is not already selected.
Position the cursor (which will turn to an I-beam) inside
any field within a form field, and click. The I-beam pointer
allows you to type text. If your pointer appears as
, you can select a special field such as a button, a
check box, or an item from a list.
After entering text or a number, either use your mouse to
move to the next form field, or press Tab or Shift+Tab to accept your
entry and move to the next or previous form field. (Press
Enter (Windows) or Return (Mac OS) to accept the text
form field change and deselect the current field.)
Once you have completed the appropriate form fields and
entered all information, print out the completed form.
(Again, you can't save your completed and filled-in form,
unless you have purchased the special software as noted
To Clear the New Financial Affidavit Form
To remove all entered information (and
have a clean "blank" form without text or numbers), click on
the RESET button on the bottom left of the first page
of the new Affidavit form. (This might be useful, if
you and your spouse are taking turns using the same computer
to prepare your separate Financial Affidavits.)
You may need to exit your browser, and
start again. (Clicking the Reload button or the Go Back
button, or following a link in a browser window may not
clear the form.)
download the FREE Adobe® Acrobat Reader®,
get Acrobat Reader® Version 7. (Resources on this site are best viewed in
version 5.0 or higher.)
To download Acrobat files to your computer without opening
them in your browser (recommended):
1. Windows Users "right click" on the link with
your mouse (Mac users hold down "options" key, and
2. Select "Save Target As" or "Save Link
As" from the pop-up menu.
3. Give the file a name and make a note of the directory in
which you are saving it, then click "Save".
4. To view the file, open up Adobe Acrobat on your computer
and then open up the saved file from within Acrobat.
For further information, see our comprehensive
Colorado divorce tools and forms section and
family resources section, which include: