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How parents should address the holidays after divorce

After parents in Colorado divorce, they will have to decide what they and their children will do for the holidays. This can be a difficult decision for an ex-spouse to make because their judgment could be clouded by emotions such as sadness, anger or betrayal. Since children may also be feeling some of these same emotions, the holiday season could be especially challenging.

Divorce and child custody 101

When it comes to divorce with children, it helps to know how the courts determine child custody issues. In Colorado, whenever possible courts prefer to keep parents actively involved in their children's lives after separation or divorce. Parents can have a say in their custody agreements and should learn the pros and cons of each arrangement. Couples who actively work together during their divorce to resolve matters involving their children are well-placed to achieve their custody and visitation goals.

Is legal separation easier than divorce?

Divorce isn't just a breakup. It's a legal process that entails complex procedures, including determining child custody arrangements and property division. Consider these demands of divorce proceedings may cause you to wonder if there is an easier, less expensive way to part from your spouse.

3 common complications in military divorce

Getting a divorce is difficult enough without any further complications. But for couples with one or both spouses enlisted in the military, things can get even more complicated quite quickly. There are many different factors to consider, and you want to ensure that your involvement with the military does not result in an unfair outcome when you reach a divorce settlement.

How to explain divorce to your kids

Divorce is never easy. It gets messy, and there is often hostility and emotional pain as you adapt to a future different than the one you had planned. The situation might be even worse if you have kids to whom you must explain your separation. It is often challenging to communicate a complex topic to them without imparting the stress of the situation, too. Doing so is an important part of divorcing peacefully, though.

Understanding eligibility for benefits after a military divorce

If you are a member of the military or you are divorcing a member of the military who is contemplating divorce, you may have many questions. Many people involved in military divorces have similar concerns, and have questions about whether the nonmilitary spouse in the marriage can maintain access to military benefits once the marriage ends.

2 common issues that plague high-value divorces

One thing that many high-asset couples do not consider before starting the divorce process is how complicated their situations can become. Having many assets and more money does not mean their separations are going to be easier to finalize, although it is possible for high-value couples to remain amicable while embroiled in bitter divorce negotiations

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