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 Things To Expect After Filing For Divorce

Posted August 3, 2015

In a previous blog post we described the general process for starting your Divorce or Legal Separation in Colorado.  This post describes the process once you have filed your Petition for Divorce or Legal Separation.  Again, you may find the Petition and Case Information Sheet on the Forms section of

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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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Why Should Divorce be Simple?

Posted June 1, 2015

The life changing event of divorce is not easy. No one decides to divorce in an instant. Just the path to the “divorce decision” is filled with pain, fear, lost hopes and remorse. The financial and emotional turmoil associated with an actual divorce is life altering. Divorce ranks second to

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Preparing For Mediation When You Divorce

Posted May 5, 2015

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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We’ve Decided to Divorce, What Do I Do Now?

Posted May 1, 2015

You and your spouse have decided to divorce in Colorado. It’s been a long time coming – not a decision that you reached overnight and not one that you are even sure is the right decision. But the decision has been made and you want things to be different in

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