One question many couples have about divorce is whether the court will order one spouse to pay the other alimony, which is actually known as spousal maintenance in Colorado.
Even with the best of intentions, Jefferson County couples can quickly become mired in bitter emotional reactions when engaging in divorce proceedings. This can cause an already stressful situation to escalate, and prevent constructive conversations and negotiations. While court proceedings can be the solution for some couples, many find divorce mediation to be a more productive alternative, in part because it helps to bring emotional resolution to both spouses.
Even uncontested divorces in Jefferson County aren’t necessarily easy when it comes to deciding the terms of the divorce agreement. From child custody to property division, couples must decide important, life-changing decisions. As such, many couples turn to divorce mediation to help them more affably navigate the process.
Divorce can be strenuous and costly. For that reason, many Jefferson County couples are turning to divorce mediation in order to save money and have more control over the outcome of issues involving child custody, spousal support and child support.
Ending a marriage at any time in life is a big decision and can often give rise to some unexpected complications both personally and financially. For couples who decide to seek a divorce as they near retirement age, there are some unique questions that need to be resolved. Divorcing after age 50, sometimes referred to as a "grey divorce", puts couples in the unique position of creating a divorce agreement that also aligns with a quickly approaching goal of retirement. This is less of an issue for people who still have many years of work ahead of them to rebuilding their savings, but is a crucial consideration for those looking forward to cashing in their 401(k) accounts.