During a divorce, deciding who gets to keep the house can cause a significant amount of controversy and stress. In many divorce cases, the family home is the most valuable asset, and if you have lived in it for some time, the current market value can greatly exceed what it was originally bought for. In […]
Steps to Getting Divorced in Colorado if You Don’t Have Children
If you don’t have children, getting divorced in the state of Colorado can be a relatively straightforward matter. Presented below is a general guideline of the steps you and your spouse would need to take to file for divorce or legal separation. Please note that these steps are for informational purposes only and should not […]
Should You Wait Until the New Year to File for Divorce?
If the calendar year is coming to a close and you and your spouse have decided to divorce, you may be wondering if it’s better to wait until the New Year to file your papers. The answer to this question is: “It depends!” Depending on the age of your children, it may be easier on […]
Meet With Your Financial Advisor During the Divorce Process
Many people work with a financial advisor for advice about saving for retirement or managing investments, but if you’re in the process of getting divorced, it may make sense to meet with one to discuss you and your family’s financial security both during the divorce process and after. One of the primary reasons for consulting […]
Five Legal Steps to Take After Divorce
For many couples, getting a divorce is a stressful and emotionally painful process. Whether you and you ex chose to dissolve your marriage through divorce mediation, uncontested or collaborative divorce processes, or went through the contested divorce court process, receiving the final legal judgment that your divorce is official can bring about a mixture a […]
How Divorce Mediation Can Help You
Over the past several years, divorce mediation has grown in popularity as a dispute-resolution process that helps couples settle their differences with a minimal amount of legal involvement while pursuing a divorce. Divorce mediators help during a divorce by offering a structured process that reduces the emotional friction that often occurs during divorce settlement conversations. […]
How is Collaborative Divorce Different from Uncontested Divorce?
There are several different ways you and your spouse can approach and obtain a divorce. Three of the most commonly used methods to get a divorce are collaborative, uncontested, and contested. How is collaborative divorce different from uncontested divorce? Let’s take an in-depth look. No matter which path you and your spouse decide to take, divorce […]
The Nuts and Bolts of Divorce in Colorado
Whether you are considering a divorce, or you have already decided that a divorce is inevitable, it is important to understand what the divorce process entails so that you know what to expect. Going through a divorce can be emotionally-draining and scary. However, if you have a basic understanding of how the divorce in Colorado works, […]