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What If My Spouse Doesn’t Want To Mediate

In Colorado most courts will require that you mediate your divorce/custody case even when you are just trying to modify child support or parenting time.  Often people wait until the court orders the mediation to get it scheduled.  I am a firm believer in mediating as soon as possible. When you and your spouse/partner have [...]

May 8th, 2020|Family Law Articles|

 Do I Need An Attorney to Mediate?

I get many calls from people wanting to know if they should have an attorney at the mediation. The first question I ask is whether someone already has an attorney in their case.  If they do, then whether the attorney will be there or not is something that they need to work out with the [...]

May 8th, 2020|Family Law Articles|

Student Loans

When dividing up assets and debts for a marriage, often there is student loan debt that needs to be considered. The first thing to be decided is whether the debt is marital debt or not. Debts are part of the division of property and the Court must decide how debts are divided just as much [...]

May 8th, 2020|Family Law Articles|

Understanding Financial Issues in a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be emotionally and financially draining. This article is meant to give you a little information on the financial elements that you should consider. I always stressed to my clients that they need to make good business   decisions when it comes to the finances. It can be difficult to put aside [...]

April 22nd, 2020|Family Law Articles|

Post Divorce Checklist

Thanks to Angel McCall for letting us provide this resource on our website.  Download the Post Divorce Checklist below. DOWNLOAD HERE

April 22nd, 2020|Featured|

A Guide To Creative Christmas Plans For Divorced Parents

December 2019 Holiday traditions have created happy family memories. Stockings hung on the chimney with care, the smell of hot chocolate in the air, and children playing around the Christmas tree.  While holidays revolve around time with children, many parents are left wondering how Christmas will feel after separating from their spouse or getting a [...]

December 8th, 2019|Family Law Articles|

The Divorce Process: Mediation Saves Money, Time and Trauma

by Stuart Watson July 2019 Research has shown that divorce is #2 for the most stressful event that people face in their lives (#1 is the unexpected loss of a loved-one). This is partly due to the complexity of functions that the marriage serves for many people; economic and financial security, a sense of family, home [...]

July 23rd, 2019|Family Law Articles|

Coming Soon – Updates on New Changes in Colorado Law

over the coming weeks we will be adding information on the latest changes to law in Colorado.

March 7th, 2014|New Case Law|

Tax Issues in Divorce: Part 2 – Maintenance

This article is the second installment of Littleton Divorce Attorney Bonnie Shield's series on tax issues in divorce. In this segment, Bonnie explains how spousal maintenance (alimony) is treated on your taxes and how savvy lawyering can help you receive the best tax treatment on your divorce. How Alimony is Taxed If you awarded spousal [...]

July 25th, 2013|Family Law Articles|

Family Law Update: Florida’s Limitation on Alimony

There has been a lot of buzz lately about a new Florida law that prohibits the granting of lifetime spousal maintenance (better known as alimony) along with other changes to the Florida alimony system. This law has ignited a nationwide discussion about how spousal maintenance should work given drastic changes to American family culture. This [...]

July 25th, 2013|Family Law Articles, Featured|