Regardless of one's standing in life or parental legacy, no one is immune to the uncertainties of life, including relationships that do not endure. Colorado families often face the challenges and turmoil that accompany a difficult child custody dispute. Recently, it was reported that the daughter of one of music's most beloved icons is caught up in a bitter custody battle of her own.
The end of a marriage is an emotional ordeal. It is often worse for children when the parents are in a constant battle against one another. Colorado parents who fear becoming entrenched in a bitter child custody dispute may benefit from keeping three simple guidelines in mind.
There has been a renewed effort to ensure that abuse and violence against women and other victims is no longer a secret matter. As a result, victims have been emboldened to speak publicly on serious issues such as domestic violence and other harmful behaviors. There may be many Colorado residents who have been victims of abuse and are unsure of how to protect themselves or their children from this frightening behavior.
According to recent statistics, younger couples are less inclined to seek a divorce. However, for those aged 50 and older, the divorce rate has increased more than 100 percent. Colorado residents who are seeking a "gray" divorce may have to revise retirement plans.
In a divorce, most of the couple's possessions become divided equitably. In the eyes of a court, a painting is not different from the silverware, but people tend to have an emotional connection to artwork. This makes splitting the paintings a couple owns in a divorce complicated.