Getting divorced was never going to be as simple as you wanted it to be, but doing it with a 5-year-old child guaranteed it would get complex in a hurry. Now you and your spouse are heading to court to consider your parenting time arrangement and your parental rights.
Perhaps the biggest hang up residents of the Denver area may have about divorce mediation, or any other family law mediation, is that they feel that their position on the issues is so different from that of the other side. Thus, they get the impression that any attempt to agree would be a waste of time.
Many residents of the greater Denver area may think of a prenuptial agreement, which can also be called a premarital agreement, as very unromantic. Others may see these types of contracts as a way for someone who is wealthy and prominent to take advantage of a significant other with less leverage, perhaps in order to make sure that in the event of a divorce, the wealthy person comes out on top.
A previous post here discussed the divorce of a couple who both owned large portfolios of commercial real estate. Commercial real estate can include a number of different types of properties, including rental homes, apartments or office spaces, including high-rise buildings. Those who hold interest in commercial real estate could have properties worth millions or even billions of dollars.
One question that Denver residents may have about collaborative law is what will happen if it is not successful.