Most parenting plans for divorced or separated parents require the parents to make major decisions regarding the children jointly. One of the most important is choosing which school a child will attend.


Parents approach this issue with many different priorities and must avoid trying to force the other parent to “parent like I do”. Many parents believe school choice is a simple matter of listing available schools and comparing their academic ratings on a website. Those ratings can be […]

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Many Colorado jurisdictions require parties with divorce and child custody cases to mediate before putting their disagreements forward for a court to decide.


Mediation is an informal attempt to resolve a dispute in which a neutral mediator attempts to help parties reach agreement. Mediators do not make binding decisions. In family cases, mediators try to help divorcing husbands and wives or mothers and fathers find agreement by suggesting new compromises after listening to each party’s concerns.


I have […]

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