When Colorado couples started their families, they probably felt as though their marriages would last forever. Unfortunately, at some point, the marital relationship soured, and one or both spouses decided that divorce would be the best course of action. Even if at least some of those couples want to co-parent, their relationship may not allow them to do so, in which case they may want to consider parallel parenting for their custody and parenting time plans.
For those unfamiliar with parallel parenting, it allows couples in these circumstances to enjoy joint custody of their children without contact with the other parent. Of course, there will be times when parents will need to discuss an issue regarding the children, but those communications are not done in person. Instead, they communicate in an agreed-upon fashion, usually using some form of technology, such as email, texts or one of many parenting apps.