Here are 5 considerations when discussing Parenting Plans Does your child want to be in one home more than another? What day and time is best for exchanges? Does living in one place half of the time severely impact a friendship or quality time with others she needs right now? Have you thought about…

Finding a valuable resource for creating a parenting plan is important and can lessen your stress when dealing with your divorce. An excellent resource on parenting plans that I recommend, is Ms. Joan McWilliams who has written the book “Parenting Plans for Families After Divorce.”  Ms. McWilliams is a highly regarded mediator in Colorado family…

Spring Break is often a trigger for parenting time disputes. Who were they with last year? Did they do anything during their break? What activities or events did they have to miss at the other parent’s home? It is a good idea to discuss Spring Break and Summer parenting time in advance when creating the…

  As we approach Saint Patrick’s Day and women continue to rave about the book 50 Shades of Grey, I thought a conversation about the 5 Shades of Green involved with divorce may be a good topic. 1.  THE SICK GREEN Over the years there have been too many people who sit in front of…

Frequently I’m asked if the age of the child impacts a Judge’s decision for a shared parenting plan. The answer is always the same – “It Depends…” The presumption in Colorado is that parenting time should be equal.  The child has a right to share his or her life with both parents.  There are a…