Blog Posts in August, 2012

If You Want to Avoid Divorce...

No one gets married in hopes of getting divorced. Divorce can be one of the most gut-wrenching times in a person’s life. And it doesn't matter whether or not you have kids to divide. The ...
Continue reading "If You Want to Avoid Divorce..." »

Preventing A Child Custody Battle

Are you so busy parenting that your spouse is getting the "leftovers" in your relationship. Think about what you do with your time and where you put your emphasis most of the time. Work, ...
Continue reading "Preventing A Child Custody Battle" »

Newly Single Parents and the Dating Challenge

Are you single, dating, and trying to figure out how to manage dating and raising your kids in a healthy and sound environment in which they can thrive? The number of single parents increases by over ...
Continue reading "Newly Single Parents and the Dating Challenge" »

Document Requirements in Colorado Divorce

Requirements typically include about 10 to 20 documents during the entire filing process although this can vary widely. Begin by filing these court forms: Petition Form for dissolution of marriage and ...
Continue reading "Document Requirements in Colorado Divorce" »

Residency Requirement in Colorado Divorce

Different laws govern the divorce process and it varies in different states. Here in Colorado, there are several things you need to know. Under the Colorado Divorce Laws and its guidelines, divorce is ...
Continue reading "Residency Requirement in Colorado Divorce" »

Consider Counseling When You Consider Divorce

Divorce never comes easy to both parties involved, not to mention that it often brings trauma to the children. Events which lead to the decision to separate cause enough emotional and psychological ...
Continue reading "Consider Counseling When You Consider Divorce" »

What Is Alimony?

Alimony or spousal maintenance is the monetary support received by one spouse from the other on a periodic basis either during or after the divorce, or both. It works as a balancing factor as the ...
Continue reading "What Is Alimony?" »

Parental Alienation

Parental alienation takes many forms but can include when a parent keeps the other from seeing the child or tells the child such things as, "your parent hates you" or "your parent ...
Continue reading "Parental Alienation" »

Parental Rights Of The Father

Under the Colorado divorce laws, the courts cannot and do not automatically favor the mother when it comes to custody of the children. The courts take the welfare or best interests of the child into ...
Continue reading "Parental Rights Of The Father" »

Abuse In Marriage

Over half of all marriages in the United States today, end up in divorce court. Abuse can be physical, sexual, or emotional. There are times when there is a combination of all three. A common reason ...
Continue reading "Abuse In Marriage" »

Grandparents' Rights In Divorce

No one wants a divorce to happen and children to be alienated from family, but it happens every day. With the divorce rate increasing yearly, now reaching 50%, more and more grandparents are involved ...
Continue reading "Grandparents' Rights In Divorce" »

How Much Child Support is Required By Law?

The level of child support in Colorado is based on a formula which uses the Income Shares Model as prescribed by the state legislature known as the Child Support Guidelines. Several factors are taken ...
Continue reading "How Much Child Support is Required By Law?" »

Legal Separation In Colorado

Marriage, if it is good, can be really good, but if it is bad, it can be really bad. There comes a time in a lot of marriages, when living away from each other is helpful. Living apart from each ...
Continue reading "Legal Separation In Colorado" »

Modifications of Divorce in Colorado

Let’s say your divorce has been final now for a year but you really need to modify the decree. Is this possible? When you went to court for your divorce, the judge created the orders based on ...
Continue reading "Modifications of Divorce in Colorado" »

What Happens To The Children?

Approximately one of every two married couples today ends their marriages in a divorce court. This is definitely alarming. It can be extremely traumatic for a child if the bond between them and the ...
Continue reading "What Happens To The Children?" »

What to Look for in a Divorce Lawyer

It is important to get a good lawyer for a divorce case since this is a legal battle that can hurt you and your children in many aspects. Choosing your divorce lawyer can make or break your case, so ...
Continue reading "What to Look for in a Divorce Lawyer" »