Children affected by a Colorado divorce often have their own emotional struggles during and after the difficult process. It can become even worse when one of their parents is dealing with abuse claims regarding the children themselves. One celebrity couple is going through a divorce right now and the father is facing claims of child abuse, however it appears that the couple is working with the court system to work out an appropriate plan for parenting time.
High asset divorces can make the difficult process even more complicated. Going through the worth and value of all of your possessions and working out who gets what often strikes up many emotions and it can be difficult sometimes to part with certain things, but the situation changes when one party is hiding something. Colorado residents who are in the process of dividing up their assets with their spouses may want to take note of what can happen if some figures are fudged.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and many people are speaking out in outrage at Rihanna's recent interactions with her well-known celebrity ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown. Coloradoans may remember the 2009 incident or the now infamous pictures of Rihanna's bruised and bloody face. After Brown was convicted of violently assaulting her and sentenced to probation and public service hours, fans of Rihanna's defended her and it is clear today that they haven't forgotten the incident.
Domestic violence is a very serious issue and can be incredibly complex at times. Colorado residents will want to follow the proceedings on this issue as this year Congress will look over the Violence Against Women Act and discuss the opportunities for re-authorization of it. The domestic violence act up for discussion has had some alterations to it, of which not everyone is in favor. Several new additions to the act were written by Democrats, and this new version and all that it entails is causing the Republican party to pause before agreeing on what has been in the past a rather bipartisan concern.
So, we all know the internet can lead to some interesting discoveries, but what if that discovery is about your spouse...and their other marriage? Colorado residents may want to take note of how social media could interfere with relationships or divorces. One man was recently found out via Facebook by one of his wives that he was involved in more than just the one marriage.
In the coming publication of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders there are some controversial changes being made. The long-debated issue of parental alienation doesn't make the cut, as it is not explicitly defined as a mental disorder, according to the APA's vice chair. It has been said many times before that children of divorce can go through an emotional time when dealing with such a trauma, and that the interactions they have with their parents throughout can profoundly help or hinder the healing process.
It was the story that America scoffed at last year, but how many people are in similar divorce situations? Celebrity Kim Kardashian and NBA player Kris Humphries were only married for seventy-two days in 2011, but they are still dealing with the hold-ups nearly a year later. A lengthy divorce can be very emotional for the families and children who are involved, and they can become extremely complex situations. Being clear about the issues you aren't willing to give up and distinguishing those from the other factors that you could compromise on could help move the process along.
Figuring out child custody is never an easy feat, but doing it when you and your significant other aren't legally married? A whole different ballgame. Actor Selma Blair has recently been reported to have split from her relationship with designer Jason Bleick, and is now facing the complicated task of deciding who will have what kind of custody regarding their 14-month-old son.
Domestic violence is a major issue in Colorado, and no one knows that better than the staffers at the San Miguel Resource Center in Telluride. Every year, the center is visited by over two hundred people seeking counseling, legal referrals, and safe housing. Recently, center began training volunteer advocates, hoping to lighten the caseload handled by full time staffers.
Domestic violence is a big problem in Colorado, and all cross the country for that matter, and Denver mayor Michael Hancock knows that all too well: He lost his sister to domestic violence about 10 years ago. Now he's hoping that such violent crime can be prevented.