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August 09, 2016

Several years ago, the Colorado State Legislature enacted a statute containing updated guidelines governing how alimony (spousal support) should be determined in Colorado. This law plays a significant role in the way the court will rule during an alimony dispute as part of a divorce action.

In the following video, Split Simple attorney-mediator Chris Griffith explains some of the guidelines governing spousal support in Colorado.

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July 25, 2016

Denver Divorce Mediation - Split SimpleIf you are considering filing for divorce, you may be wondering whether you will gain an advantage by initiating the divorce proceeding. In general, it doesn't really matter which spouse files for divorce first. However, in some situations you may experience some legal and financial benefits by initiating the process.

Legal advantages include:

  • You can select where your divorce case will be handled -- this may be...
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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 resolved smoothly.

If you believe that you need an attorney-meditor to help with your divorce, please contact Split Simple today at (855) 665-9920. We proudly serve...

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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 to your case, but can also help guide you and your spouse to an amicable resolution that results in a fair divorce agreement for both parties.

Chris Griffith, the Denver area attorney-mediator at Split Simple, has more than two decades of experience...

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July 12, 2016

Summer Travel Tips - Denver Child Custody Lawyer - Split Simple.

Summer vacations with the family can be a highlight of the year, providing memories that last a lifetime. However, the experience can be much more challenging the first time you take the children on vacation by yourself. If you are in the process of going through a divorce, you may find that not having your spouse around to help out or give you a well-needed break once in awhile makes...

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April 29, 2016

In the American legal system, attorneys are ethically obligated to fight for the best interests of their clients. They represent a specific client, and it is their job to use all legal and ethical means to pursue a positive outcome for that client.

This is the dynamic most people are familiar with, and they tend to assume all legal matters are resolved this way- one party against another party, with lawyers on each side fighting a zero-sum battle. This is certainly how many people conceive of a divorce.

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April 28, 2016

Alimony is one of the most contentious issues in many divorces. In this video, attorney-mediator Chris Griffith explains how long you can expect to pay or receive alimony:

 

If you have questions about alimony in or around Denver, Colorado, please call Split Simple today at 855-665-9920 for a free consultation. 

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April 25, 2016

Divorce court is an often unpleasant, always expensive experience, and for the longest time couples tended to assume it was one they simply had to deal with if they were going to end their marriage.

But you have options, chief among them divorce mediation. The advantages of avoiding a trip to divorce court are numerous, including:

  • Agency. At Split Simple, we don't make decisions for you- we work with you...
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April 22, 2016

The world is currently fascinated with revelations in the so-called "Panama Papers," which are documents that were leaked from a prominent Panamanian law firm that specializes in creating shell firms and various other devices for sheltering money belonging to some of the world's wealthiest and most powerful people.

The documents reveal how the wealthy hide their assets. Of particular interest is this story from McClatchyDC, which investigates the tactics fabulously wealthy individuals use to hide their money from divorce courts.

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April 18, 2016

In this video, attorney-mediator Chris Griffith answers a popular question: should you include your new partner in the parenting plan you craft with your soon-to-be ex-spouse?

If you're looking for a saner, smarter divorce experience, please call Split Simple today at 855-665-9920 for a free consultation.

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