Going through a divorce in Colorado is not an easy process. There are major decisions that they must make as they separate their shared life into two lives. This involves dividing assets that they may have been used to having for many years. It also involves determining when each parent will have the children in their care and how they will make important decisions for the children. This can be one of the most difficult parts of the divorce as well due to the emotional relationships parents have with their children.
Child custody and parenting time decisions are also very complicated and fact-specific decisions based on the unique circumstances of the family. Each family dynamic is different and each one needs to be analyzed individually to determine what is in the best interest of the children. To determine this there are many factors that need to be analyzed.
There are a number of factors that judges will analyze, which include, but are not limited to:
Determining the allocation of decision making and determining parenting time is not an easy process in Colorado. There are no bright line rules for custody decisions and analyzing the factors is very fact-specific. Experienced attorneys understand how the factors will be used to determine custody and may be able to guide one through the process.