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Post-Decree Archive

So, you've signed the divorce decree and you're finally completely free, right?

 

Not necessarily.

 

Jobs are changed or are lost, living situations change, and life events happen. All of these things can affect child support, custody, and maintenance.

 

If you need a Colorado Post-Decree attorney, send us a message or give us a call at 303-695-0200.

 

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Must Read Articles About Post-Decree

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Can I Modify a Child Support Order in Colorado?

By Laure E. Shapiro | August 6, 2018

You can modify a child support order in Colorado if you experienced a “substantial and continuing” change in your circumstances since the order was first established or since the last modification of the order. The other parent can ask for a modification, too, if he or she has a significant change in circumstances. The change […]

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Do you want to keep running a business together after divorce?

By Laure E. Shapiro | December 11, 2017

At one time, your relationship was strong enough that you decided to start a business together. Perhaps you were both tired of working for someone else and decided to take the plunge. Then, as time went on, your marriage began to flounder. Perhaps your working relationship felt the strain, but you and your spouse managed […]

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The benefits of peaceful co-parenting after a divorce

By Laure E. Shapiro | September 24, 2017

Co-parenting protects your children from the physical and psychological effects of your divorce Going through a divorce, even an amicable one, can be excruciating. But as physically and psychologically draining as dissolving your marriage can be on the adults involved, divorce can be even harder on your children. Fortunately, just because you’re getting divorced doesn’t […]

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The post-divorce parent-teacher conference

By Laure E. Shapiro | October 7, 2016

Throughout the divorce, the emphasis was always on what is best for your child. How to maintain a safe foundation as the world turned inside out. After a divorce the family relationship becomes an evolution, shifting and adapting as you learn new roles and communication techniques with your ex-partner, now co-parent. It’s a challenge that’s […]

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Private School Tuition After Divorce

By Laure E. Shapiro / January 26, 2019 / Comments Off on Private School Tuition After Divorce

Colorado statutes require parents to share the cost of education and childcare following a divorce. However, many parents still have questions and concerns when it comes to how to pay for their children’s private school tuition after divorce. This is a common cause of disputes during divorce and custody cases in Denver. Both the Colorado […]

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Pregnant Woman holding her belly

Can I Modify a Child Support Order in Colorado?

By Laure E. Shapiro / August 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Can I Modify a Child Support Order in Colorado?

You can modify a child support order in Colorado if you experienced a “substantial and continuing” change in your circumstances since the order was first established or since the last modification of the order. The other parent can ask for a modification, too, if he or she has a significant change in circumstances. The change […]

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Business man and woman shaking hands

Do you want to keep running a business together after divorce?

By Laure E. Shapiro / December 11, 2017 / Comments Off on Do you want to keep running a business together after divorce?

At one time, your relationship was strong enough that you decided to start a business together. Perhaps you were both tired of working for someone else and decided to take the plunge. Then, as time went on, your marriage began to flounder. Perhaps your working relationship felt the strain, but you and your spouse managed […]

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Shadow of parents holding hand with child

The benefits of peaceful co-parenting after a divorce

By Laure E. Shapiro / September 24, 2017 / Comments Off on The benefits of peaceful co-parenting after a divorce

Co-parenting protects your children from the physical and psychological effects of your divorce Going through a divorce, even an amicable one, can be excruciating. But as physically and psychologically draining as dissolving your marriage can be on the adults involved, divorce can be even harder on your children. Fortunately, just because you’re getting divorced doesn’t […]

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Co-parenting tips to send kids back to school after a divorce

By Laure E. Shapiro / September 10, 2017 / Comments Off on Co-parenting tips to send kids back to school after a divorce

Co-parenting after a divorce is difficult enough. Your relationship with your ex-spouse evolves, requiring each of you to work with the other and adapt to your new roles. Communicating and creating consistency for your children is challenging even when a marriage is intact. When the summer winds to a close and your children head back […]

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How divorce selfies are affecting how marriages end

By Laure E. Shapiro / June 23, 2017 / Comments Off on How divorce selfies are affecting how marriages end

You may have seen them on Instagram or Facebook. Couples posting divorce selfies are attracting a lot of attention and some criticism as well. Many of the couples are smiling, even mugging for the camera, displaying their signed divorce documents or posing outside the courthouse where they filed for divorce. The pictures’ captions tell a […]

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Co-parenting successfully after divorce

By Laure E. Shapiro / May 17, 2017 / Comments Off on Co-parenting successfully after divorce

Co-parenting is not always easy, especially if a divorce has been contentious or if the parents’ styles of raising children are very different. Fortunately, there are ways to successfully co-parent so that children get the happiest, healthiest experience possible. Divorce can be stressful on everyone, but parents who work together make it easier for their […]

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Young couple at parent teacher conference

The post-divorce parent-teacher conference

By Laure E. Shapiro / October 7, 2016 / Comments Off on The post-divorce parent-teacher conference

Throughout the divorce, the emphasis was always on what is best for your child. How to maintain a safe foundation as the world turned inside out. After a divorce the family relationship becomes an evolution, shifting and adapting as you learn new roles and communication techniques with your ex-partner, now co-parent. It’s a challenge that’s […]

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Modifying Child Or Spousal Support Orders In The New Year

By Laure E. Shapiro / December 18, 2015 / Comments Off on Modifying Child Or Spousal Support Orders In The New Year

The New Year is a time for new beginnings. For people who have divorced or separated in the past, the New Year presents an opportunity to review child support and alimony. Modifying child support or spousal support is not always an easy process. The court considers many factors in determining whether to approve a modification. […]

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