Well, they're not exactly kids, but, in a sense and to the people who love them, they can certainly seem like children.
A recent article in the Huffington Post visits a dual-edged theme that is often mentioned in family law articles concerning marital dissolution, with its author noting that common perceptions are sometimes misplaced.
The adage, "Money leads to unhappiness" might certainly have validity in certain contexts and instances, but evidence in the realm of family law also makes it apparent that having sufficient assets contributes mightily to freedom.
It is certainly no small secret that America's two major political parties haven't gotten on all that well in recent years, with members on each side of the congressional aisle on Capitol Hill readily lambasting opponents on the other.
In our immediately preceding blog post, we noted that Colorado, along with a majority of other states, provides for the equitable distribution of property in a divorce. That means that there is no legal presumption that all assets either earned or obtained during a couple's marriage are equally co-owned and will be split precisely down the middle in a dissolution.
One of the most exciting things in a child's life is summer vacation. Even though this is a great time for having fun, the logistics of child custody and visitation during the summer can be tricky for divorced couples. However, by taking thoughtful steps during the divorce negotiations, Colorado couples can limit disputes and better ensure that their children enjoy their break.
Divorcing parents often try to make sure the terms of their settlement provide what their children need to remain happy and healthy. However, one thing that may not be on the top of Colorado parents' minds during a split is saving for college, especially if their kids are young. However, with tuition costs on the rise, saving for college is an important topic that may be worth discussing during divorce.
The advent of smartphones and social media has allowed people to stay connected with friends, family and colleagues at anytime and almost anywhere in the world. Although this may have revolutionized the way many Denver residents choose to communicate, the proliferation of this technology can also carry serious consequences in the realm of family law.
When Colorado couples make the decision to divorce, there are a number of critical legal issues that must be settled in order to move into the next phase of life. In addition to family matters such as child custody, many divorcing couples have to decide what they will do with their house.
Making the decision to divorce is usually not easy. Between splitting assets and property, creating a child custody arrangement and figuring out post-divorce living situation, there are a whole host of impactful decisions that need to be made in the process. Although the decision to divorce should be carefully considered, it may also be the best option for some Colorado families.