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4 Profound Benefits of Joint Custody

4 Profound Benefits of Joint Custody

The Benefits of Joint Custody In a previous post, we discussed joint custody by defining it, and explaining situations where it is not recommended because some parents have situations that make joint custody a difficult experience- such as when the parents live very far from one another, or when a parent may have a legal history with violent crimes, or child neglect cases. While we had previously mentioned that joint custody is generally best, we also wanted to further expand upon how joint...

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Co-Parenting Over the Holidays

Co-Parenting Over the Holidays

Sharing Kids Over The Holidays   In many divorce and custody battles, the parenting plan outlines holiday plans- especially religious holidays, such as Christmas. However, if you did not have that plan legally detailed for you, then you may find yourself wondering about the best way to handle custody over the holidays. Generally, the sooner these expectations are negotiated, the better. Things To Consider Mentioning During This Discussion   Significant Holidays Right now, Christmas is around...

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Divorcing a Narcissist

Divorcing a Narcissist

At Alexander & Ewert, LLC Attorneys at Law, we would be lying if we said that we hadn’t witnessed our fair share off unpleasant divorces. As much as we wish all divorces happened between amicable exes, who are ready to set aside their differences to accomplish the divorce (and when applicable, maturely coparent), but the fact of the matter is that divorce can be unpleasant, especially when divorcing a narcissist. Either way, we are prepared to help you and fight for you.What is a...

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My Ex Won’t Sign the Papers, Now What?

My Ex Won’t Sign the Papers, Now What?

Divorce, even when amicable, can be a tiring and stressful experience for both parties involved. It can become even more frustrating when your spouse (or shall we say, soon-to-be-ex) is uncooperative, unhelpful, and resistant to signing the divorce papers. He or she may be holding onto that last thread of hope that they can make the relationship still work, or they may be trying to create leverage for certain assets they are fighting for, or they may just be trying to prolong the divorce...

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Addressing Divorce and Custody Myths Part 1

Addressing Divorce and Custody Myths Part 1

This is the first of a multi-part of a series where we will address some common myths about divorce and custody. By no means, are these all of them. Stay tuned with our blog for more of them!     Divorce is Something to Be Ashamed Of -FALSE- Today, approximately 40% of marriages end in divorce, and therefore, divorce is incredibly normal. Some people choose to stay in unhappy marriages because they’re afraid of a social stigma that truly seldom exists, because divorce is so common....

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Three Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer Before You Hire Them

Three Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer Before You Hire Them

As experienced Fort Collins divorce, child custody, and family law attorneys, we understand how extremely private and important divorce matters can be. As a result, it is pertinent to lay the groundwork with your lawyer before you hire them. Going into your consultation, it is a good idea to have a foundation of your expectations to ensure that your needs will be met, along with an idea of the services your potential lawyer(s) provide; especially when these needs involve child custody and...

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Common Divorce Conflicts

Common Divorce Conflicts

Here at Alexander and Ewert, LLC Attorneys at Law, we know that divorce is much more complicated  than a typical break up. We are local divorce attorneys who are here to help you navigate the  complexities of divorce, help you understand and navigate the legalese, and help you get what you need  out of your divorce process.  Divorce has all the pain and drama of a typical break up, plus a battle – determining what is rightfully ...

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