Children, Divorce and the Holidays

Posted November 2, 2015

Even for families who have not experienced a divorce, the holidays can bring all types of personal and emotional highs, lows and struggles. However, for families who are in the process of a divorce or dealing with the aftermath of a divorce in Colorado, this time of the year certainly

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Alimony and Taxes, Here’s the Scoop

Posted October 21, 2015

In most Colorado divorce cases involving maintenance (also called “alimony” by the Internal Revenue service): -the maintenance payer will receive a deduction from his or her gross income equal to the amount of maintenance paid; and -the maintenance receiver will be required to pay federal and state income taxes on

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

Posted August 19, 2015

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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Three Steps to File for Divorce or Legal Separation in Colorado

Posted July 22, 2015

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 June 10, 2015

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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