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I am sorry to hear about this situation.
In Colorado, inheritance during the marriage
is considered separate property
in case of a divorce.
As such, provided it can be traced back to the inheritance
, your father's estate that is inherited by you is separate property.
What someone in your situation wants to do is to KEEP IT SEPARATE, meaning a separate bank account for the inheritance money with your name only and not putting any other money in there, and, not putting her name on any real estate inherited in probate.
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