Co-parenting after divorce doesn't have to be the most challenging thing that you've ever done. Instead, you can make it a peaceful arrangement that greatly benefits your children.
While many divorces are handled through mediation, there are some that end up going through court. During the time that you are in the courtroom, you must ensure that you are handling things in the appropriate manner. The judge is going to watch what you do and listen to what you say. Some of these might be considered when the decisions are being made about the case. With that in mind, there are some specific things for you to remember.
Do you compare yourself to other parents a lot? It's a downfall that gets many people in Colorado and beyond stuck in a rut. Especially if you've recently gone through divorce, it's much healthier to remember that no two family situations are exactly the same. Just because you don't do things like your friend, co-worker or relative who has gone through divorce, doesn't mean you're doing it wrong.
Kids don't deserve to have a bad life just because their parents divorce. Instead, they should be able to count on their parents to work together for their good. One way that parents do this is through co-parenting. When you make the decision to co-parent, you have to keep your focus on the children.
Domestic violence is a tragedy, especially when children are involved. The situation becomes a challenge because there is a chance that the kids never experienced the abusive behavior. When this occurs, the court has to decide whether the child should still have a relationship with the parent who was allegedly abusive. We know that this is hard on both parents, but the child's safety has to be the priority.
As if divorce is not stressful enough, you are also trying to run a business during this highly emotional and uncertain time. Additionally, the business itself may be on the line. It is not uncommon for entrepreneurs to lose their companies to asset division during a divorce.