You may have heard the conventional wisdom that selling the house is the best move during a divorce. It's an easy, clean way to divide property. Even if you only make a little money on the sale, you can split that money up and you and your ex can move forward with your lives. This reduces your stress and gives you an uncomplicated solution.
The abbreviations CFI and PRE are terms commonly used by courts in Colorado proceedings involving the allocation of parental responsibilities. Moms and dads in the greater Denver area who have had to go through a child custody or parenting time dispute may realize that these titles refer to two slightly different types of professionals that Colorado courts rely on.
A previous post on this blog reminded our readers in the Denver area that they should not rule out divorce mediation just because they are going through a divorce, or a legal separation or other family law dispute, that is rife with conflict.
Like other states, Colorado allows its judges who are hearing family law matters to award spousal maintenance, which commonly gets referred to as alimony, to one of the spouses who are getting divorced or permanently separated.
A divorce is usually an emotional roller coaster for parents, but it can be equally traumatic for kids. The parents they know and love are now splitting up. The world they once knew is changing. As a dedicated parent, you should guide and support your kids through this difficult transition.
While we have reviewed each one of them from time to time, it might be helpful to have an overview of the four different ways that Colorado residents can resolve a divorce. For that matter, these methods can be used to resolve other family law issues, like child custody, legal separation and the like as well.