6 Ways to Financially Prepare for Your Divorce

Posted January 23, 2019

You think that the biggest impact a divorce will have on your life is living without your spouse. And that will definitely be a profound difference. You will be making decisions on your own, living on your own, and experiencing all the freedom that comes with being one person instead

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Top 5 Differences Between Uncontested Divorce and Courtroom Divorce

Posted January 17, 2019

The idea of an uncontested divorce in Denver sounds pretty good to most couples. Although uncontested doesn’t necessarily mean easy, simple, or even amicable, it does mean that you and your former spouse come to an agreement rather than letting the court decide.  Although we often imagine divorces playing out

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What Happens If A Court Does Not Accept Our Divorce Documents?

Posted January 4, 2019

Divorce is one of the most difficult processes you can go through, next to getting married in the first place. There is a great deal of stress involved, and the more intertwined your and your partner’s lives have become, the more difficult they are to separate. However, even under ideal

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Quiz – Do You Need an Attorney-Mediator for Your Divorce?

Posted July 20, 2016

If you and your spouse are considering a divorce, you may be wondering if you need an advocate to represent your best interests during the process. This quiz will help you determine if an attorney-mediator would be a helpful asset that can ensure that the proceedings go easily and are

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VIDEO: Meet Divorce Mediator Chris Griffith

Posted July 18, 2016

If you would like to reduce the time, acrimony and costs associated with the divorce process, you may want to consider mediation as an alternative to a traditional litigated divorce. However, it is critical that you work with an experienced attorney-mediator who not only understands the Colorado laws which apply

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The Good Men Project’s Advice on Helping Children Through Divorce

Posted March 24, 2016

At Split Simple, we know that issues involving children and their care are among the most important topics for divorcing couples to address and resolve amicably. We work collaboratively with both parents to ensure that the settlement reached is in the best interest of the children. With that in mind, we offer

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Huffington Post Publishes Useful Divorce To-Do Checklist

Posted March 17, 2016

There are a lot of misconceptions about divorce out there, many of them fed by inaccurate or misleading coverage in the media. One, admittedly dramatic narrative of divorce as a hostile battle between two people who hate each other has become the norm. So it's always refreshing to see accurate

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Will We Have To Liquidate Our Retirement Accounts?

Posted February 15, 2016

One of the most common misconceptions related to divorce and financial matters is that retirement accounts must be completely liquidated. Many people believe that they will have to cash out their retirement accounts, then divide the money equally as part of a divorce settlement. Fortunately, this isn't so. Liquidation might

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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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Telling the kids, “We are getting divorced.”

Posted September 10, 2015

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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