How Will Blame For The Divorce Affect The Final Settlement?

Posted January 26, 2016

Divorcing couples are often rather obsessed with the idea of blame. Each party believes the other party is responsible for the divorce, and they're intent on proving this to a lawyer, mediator or judge. Here's the thing: blame doesn't matter. Colorado is a no-fault divorce state, which means the state's

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Is a Judge’s Approval For Our Settlement Automatic?

Posted January 19, 2016

Under Colorado's divorce mediation laws, any settlement you and your spouse reach must be approved by a judge before it's finalized. How difficult is earning a judge's approval? Well, it depends. If you choose Split Simple for your divorce mediation needs, the judge's approval is almost a lock. We have

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Will We Have To Split All Assets Equally?

Posted January 12, 2016

Finding an equitable division of assets is a necessary part of a divorce settlement. Without a division plan that meets the "equitable" standard, the settlement will not earn a judge's approval, which means the divorce can't be finalized. However, the idea that all assets must be divided along a precise

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Three Tips for Dealing with Debts During Divorce

Posted January 7, 2016

In working with Colorado divorce clients, we have found three areas often neglected by attorneys, mediators and “do it yourself” folks.  This post will provide you with information to avoid potentially costly mistakes surrounding debt and divorce. Obtain Your Credit Report. Every person facing a divorce or legal separation should

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How Will Child Custody Be Determined?

Posted January 5, 2016

At Split Simple, our top priority when working with a family that has children is to find a child custody solution that serves the best interests of the child. We know that's your priority as well. In Colorado, "the best interests of the child" is the primary determinant for child

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