Many people want to get done with the divorce as quickly as possible. There are several ways that you can speed things up. One of these is for you and your ex to come to an agreement about everything related to the divorce so that you can file for an uncontested divorce.
In recent blogs, we've discussed some of the issues that you might have to deal with as part of a divorce. All of these issues are vitally important, so you have to think about what you are going to do to come up with agreements that can help you to resolve the divorce.
Colorado parents know that divorce is a difficult process, especially when it comes to navigating concerns related to child custody. Parents are naturally greatly concerned with what will happen to their children in a divorce, and because of this, both parties may find themselves fighting for custody and visitation plans that are vastly different.
Divorce is seldom easy, and those involving children are often particularly challenging. Colorado parents who divorce often disagree on matters concerning custody and visitation of their children. The court generally believes that children should be provided ample time with both parents following divorce to increase their chances of successfully adapting to new lifestyles. However, in certain circumstances, a parent's presence may be detrimental to children, in which case the court would rule accordingly in the children's best interests.
In our previous blog post, we discussed some tips for compromise during a marriage and during a divorce. The fact of the matter is that until the final divorce order is signed, you and your ex might be forced to interact to come up with the settlement that you will have to live with for the rest of your lives. We can help find ways to make this work for you.
When things get tough in your marriage, you might be tempted to call it quits. Before you make the decision to do that, you should take the time to evaluate what is truly important. There are several things that you will have to consider. However, you must start with the things that irk you the most about your spouse.
Colorado is an equitable distribution state. This means that, in a divorce, the court will divide a couple's assets and debts fairly, not necessarily equally. The divorce statutes in the state offer guidelines to provide each spouse with comparable means following the dissolution of marriage, instead of an even 50-50 split.
Each new decade brings unique experiences and emotional adjustments in life. In fact, you can probably recall various thoughts, milestones and even worries that accompanied each of your birthdays ending in zeros. What you were thinking and feeling at 20 is likely quite different from your thoughts at age 40 or 50. Of course, this is natural. Life is a journey, and various things including career, marriage, and/or having and raising children significantly impact who you are as a person and what your personal goals happen to be.
We recently covered why second marriages are more likely to fail than first marriages. The fact of the matter is that any marriage has the chance of failing, especially if both parties aren't putting forth their full effort. As devastating as this might be, it is often a chance for a new life for you.