Divorce Tax Planning Why are the next 40 days are so important?

Posted January 26, 2021

Because the Internal Revenue Service will determine your marital and filing status for the entire year based upon your marital status as of December 31 of the relevant year, time is running out if you would like to have a choice in, and possible financial benefit from, your 2015 Colorado

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Dividing Retirement Accounts at Divorce

Posted January 26, 2021

Many divorcing couples in Colorado falsely believe that in order to divide retirement accounts at a divorce, one must liquidate that account, incur the associated taxes and penalties, then transfer the remaining proceeds to their spouse. However, by obtaining strong guidance from a Split Simple mediator and following the proper

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Telling the kids, “We are getting divorced.”

Posted January 26, 2021

Over the course of several posts, we will provide some tips for talking with your children about your divorce, as this is one of the questions most asked of our attorney mediators. The first tip universally recommended by experts is to work with your co-parent in order to establish an

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Three Steps to File for Divorce or Legal Separation in Colorado

Posted January 26, 2021

Starting your divorce may seem daunting, but in reality it is simple and straightforward. Here are the three steps necessary to begin your Divorce or Legal Separation in Colorado Step One: Select How You Would Like to File: Many couples in Colorado elect to file their Divorce or Legal Separation

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Your Time is Valuable 

Posted January 26, 2021

There not many divorce professionals who possess this viewpoint of your time.  Ordinarily, Colorado divorce mediators and attorneys charge you by the hour for their time but they forget the value of your time spent on a divorce and away from work, family and fun. Meetings with divorce attorneys and

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Preparing For Mediation When You Divorce

Posted January 26, 2021

Where do you even begin to start preparing for your first divorce mediation in Colorado?  There is so much information you could bring in for your divorce mediator, but how do you know what is important. At Split Simple, your Colorado Divorce Mediation Experts, we focus upon putting control in

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