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September 28, 2016

Modification of Parenting Plans - Denver Parenting plans are crucial elements of any successful divorce settlement. You and your spouse need to craft a parenting plan that addresses all of your child's needs and provides a mechanism for resolving common issues.

Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for families to find themselves dissatisfied with the parenting plan, either because changed circumstances call for a new...

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September 26, 2016

Reports that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are getting divorced have captured the public's attention all week. This shocking development officially puts an end to the high profile Hollywood couple popularly known as "Brangelina" after more than a decade-long relationship. While divorce papers have been filed, there is much to be resolved before this case is finalized. In particular, the couple seems to be gearing up for a child custody battle.

In the documents filed in court by Angelina Jolie, she requested sole custody of their six children. As part of her request, Brad Pitt would be granted...

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September 25, 2016

Retroactive Child Support - DenverFor divorce cases involving young children, child support is often a significant and contentious issue. Providing for the ongoing financial support of your children is obviously a crucial component of any divorce settlement, and it's important to always keep the best interests of your children at heart when resolving these disputes.

One question that gets raised occasionally relates to...

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September 23, 2016

Shielding Children from Child Custody Arguments - DenverDivorce is hard on everyone, but it's especially hard on children. It's impossible to overstate just how difficult it is for a child to deal with the break-up of his or her parents' marriage.

Divorce is also an emotional time for you and your spouse, and because of these emotions, it's easy to unintentionally drag your children into your arguments. This is a terrible mistake, and it's one you need to...

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September 22, 2016

Many people have a lot of pre-conceptions about divorce, ideas they've conjured up based on pop culture and conversations with friends and family. Sadly, these pre-conceptions are often misconceptions, and they can prevent you from finding the optimal solution to the problems facing you and your spouse.

Here are four popular myths about divorce, followed by the reality.

Myths about Divorce Mediation - DenverMyth #1: A courtroom divorce...

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September 20, 2016

In the following video, attorney-mediator Chris Griffith discusses his background and experience helping couples going through a divorce with the creation of parenting plans.

If you have young children, resolving child issues will be some of the most important matters to address in your divorce agreement. A well-crafted parenting plan can clearly define all responsibilities and obligations associated with:

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September 14, 2016

Determining Child Support in Colorado - Split SimpleChild support is undeniably one of the most acrimonious issues in a divorce. Determining how child support will be structured is a difficult question, and it's one you need to get right.

At Split Simple, we know you do want to get this issue right. We know that your children are the most important things in the world to you. We know you want what's best for them. Divorce...

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September 12, 2016

Dividing Business Assets during a Divorce - Denver Divorce Mediation - Split SimpleAn equitable division of assets is an indispensable element of a divorce settlement. When it comes to personal assets, the conversation can be emotional, but relatively straight-forward. But what if one spouse owns a business? How will this asset be divided during the divorce settlement?

These are difficult, complicated questions, and it's easy for emotion to...

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September 09, 2016

Denver Divorce Mediation - Split SimpleConversations about divorce are never easy, especially when the conversation is invariably heading toward the conclusion that ending the marriage is the right course of action. There's no way of making that conversation pleasant.

But Split Simple's divorce mediation services can make that conversation productive, efficient and drama-free. Divorce mediation isn't marriage counseling, but it can help...

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September 02, 2016

Divorce impacts more than just the two people ending their marriage. If you have young children, your divorce can have both long- and short-term effects on them as well. The following infographic illustrates the impact divorce can have on young children as well as the ways in which divorce mediation can make this transition easier on your kids.

Impact of Divorce on Children Infographic - Denver Divorce Mediation...

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