Almost all divorces lead to an emotionally turbulent time not just for the spouses involved, but for their children and other loved ones. If you have children who are under the age of 18, it's likely that your top priority is their emotional well-being during this transition period.
For many couples in Colorado, the family home is their largest asset. Because of this, questions about how this asset will be divided during a divorce is one of their biggest concerns. This is especially true when only one spouse is listed on the mortgage and/or the title. As such, many going through a divorce in which their name is excluded from the mortgage of the family home or excluded from the title want an attorney to help them understand exactly to what they are entitled.
A stay-at-home spouse often has complete dependence upon their partner for financial support. When the source of income is a family business, both spouses may play roles in the company, but only one might have a working knowledge of what's going on with the finances. This can work well as long as the marriage is on a good foundation, but it can pose a problem if things shift and the marriage becomes rocky.
Tax season might come with some moans and groans, and it's no wonder with a confusing tax code and so many documents to gather, especially as most of us aren't accountants or CPAs. But tax season can mean REFUND time!
There are several remedies to collect unpaid child support and maintenance whether it is for a period of a few months or several years. Depending on the circumstances you have several options available to you and either filing contempt of court or reducing unpaid support payments to a consolidated support judgement may be options for you.
That's not an easy question to answer based on age alone or based on a child's emotional and mental development. And it's also not that simple when it comes to the Colorado Courts with regards to custody and child support. Our "Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act" does not even define "child."
Colorado parents who are getting ready to negotiate custody and support after a divorce might want to hold on to their old calendars. These can help them to remember dates, times, events and other things that might be important during negotiations. After all, these seemingly small details are often overlooked during this stressful time.
Co-parenting with a toxic ex-spouse may be challenging, but it might be possible for Colorado parents to raise emotionally healthy children after divorce if the parents are committed to it. In some cases, simply living apart may make it easier to deal with inappropriate or immature behavior from a former spouse. These tips might help a parent focus on their children instead of their ex.
Going through the divorce process has the potential to bury you in stress, tension and uncertain feelings about the future. While you're personally dealing with these concerns, it's critical to take into consideration the well-being of your children.
A new school year can be exciting for kids in Colorado as they buy new supplies, plan to reunite with friends and sign up for new activities. This is also a good time for divorced parents to review their parenting plan and make changes according to everyone's new schedules.