Recommended On-Line Divorce Resources
to Your Children
— A Unique, Free, Eye-Opening Opportunity!
As Colorado family mediators, we encourage you to complete an absolutely
unique, free and private on-line tour of key Commitments you
can make to protect your children, in this time of potential
conflict and stress.
A secular, non-profit family charity
(created by an attorney-mediator husband and
counselor-mediator wife) funds the following
websites. These allow you and your spouse or co-parent to
separately and confidentially complete an engaging
questionnaire of what you each would choose for your children —
in the aftermath of your separation or divorce.
securely and confidentially considers your answers and choices
along with those of your spouse or
co-parent, to create and forward by E-mail to each of you:
a personalized list
of agreed Commitments to
your children (the ones
you both agree will be
important to your children and will guide your future
Four powerful Exercises accompany the
Commitments, and are also highly recommended!
For divorcing or divorced
parents never married to
If you choose to complete this helpful work, please bring your
completed Exercises and Commitments with you to mediation.
Parenting Scheduling & Information Tools
The following is among the best of
innovative new parenting tools, known as collaboration
software” designed to improve divorced and separated parents communications.
One deserves special mention. A website
new in 2010 promises a rich and forward-looking suite of
parenting tools. And, amazingly, CoFamilies.com is at
present without any costs to its participating parents!
allows parents of divorce or separation (or never-married
parents) conveniently to schedule shared parenting time with
color-coded automatic notifications. It archives a complete
history of these schedules and your family discussions as
well. We highly recommend!
framework of tools to help families of divorce manage information and expenditures.
Particularly helpful for parents already limiting their
communication to written or electronic form, or residing far
A simple and affordable tool to create parenting time (child
custody and visitation) schedules, with standard patterns,
holidays or customized lists and entries.
Other Divorce or Family-Related Resources
Hosted by a nationally recognized parenting and divorce
coach, Divorce and Children offers first-rate
parenting after divorce articles, and practical advice of
how best to meet the challenge of “redefining families” in
the aftermath of divorce.
Articles, resources, and support to minimize
conflict in separation or divorce, and for assessing
reconciliation of your marriage. A former divorce lawyer
deconstructs the “cycle of conflict” and describes positive
alternatives in ending a relationship.
Equality in Marriage Institute’s
divorce materials include
many helps (articles, books, web
links) to become educated
and informed in managing divorce — to afford both parties a
Special stories, kids' websites, and information for
children in the divorce transition.
Ambitious archive of divorce links: “everything written
on divorce in the world since the beginning of writing.”
An educational consultant and stepmom hosts an amazing collection of articles, resources, and
information on every aspect of the challenging task of blending families
A humane, compassionate tour through the separation and
divorce process (legal, and emotional), including a
consideration of its psychological / spiritual implications.
The “place to turn when your marriage goes up in flames.”
Information and advice especially relevant to the special issues women face
in divorce or separation, with resources for creating a
satisfying after-divorce life.
Helpful information (including state- specific resources) about divorce or separation, child custody and support for divorcing fathers.
A wide range of thoughtful articles, and valuable
and divorce parenting information and planning tools from a Canadian social
worker and family mediator.
We welcome suggestions for an excellent
on-line resource for men's
issues in divorce as well.
Low Income & Legal Assistance Resources
Clients with lower incomes may wish to visit the following websites, for potential legal help!
Colorado Bar Association's Legal Assistance Links
The Colorado Bar Association provides a
Colorado Lawyer and Legal Assistance Program webpage
with a rich sources of free and reduced-fee, lower-cost or
sliding scale fee alternatives to traditional lawyer
representation. These include the Denver Metro Volunteer
Lawyers Program, a statewide directory of local pro bono
programs, KUSA-TV's Law Line 9 and other resources.
of Denver's Resource Center for Separating and Divorcing
Families. The Center is an educational non-profit
organization that provides services (dispute resolution,
counseling, parenting classes, educational, and financial
planning services) for divorcing/separating families with
minor children. Services are provided by law students, MSW
students, and psychology doctoral students who are supervised
by licensed attorneys, psychologists and social workers.
Parties are charged on a sliding-scale fee schedule.
Other Colorado, States'
and Countries' Divorce Law & Family Mediation Resources
Hosted by divorce attorneys and family mediators outside
the Denver metro area or in other states
or countries, these sites offer valuable process or other
family law content as well!
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Military Divorce Guide - comprehensive overview
of divorce military law issues by former JAG officer
and Colorado family lawyer, Carl Graham; a keystone
resource for armed services families.
North Carolina Divorce
Law - especially valuable articles re planning
divorce to meet family needs
Maryland Divorce Legal Crier - especially
topical blog with observations from collaborative
Maryland family divorce lawyer James Gross