At Littman Family Law, we are committed to helping people effectively deal with divorce dispute resolutions in a manner that least impacts their minor children. In 2005, the Colorado legislature gave us several new tools to help effectively and efficiently minimize the animosity between parents and keep Colorado families out of court. Methods we employ include collaborative law, mediation, arbitration and acting as parenting coordinator or decision-maker.
All three of our attorneys are trained in collaborative law. Additionally, David Littman Esq. and Laura B. Monty are trained mediators. No matter how complex the family law issue is that you are facing, we will skillfully and adeptly help you to resolve it as amicably as possible.
Aurora Lawyers For Parenting Coordinators, Decision-Makers, Mediation/ Arbitration And Collaborative Law
Our Denver attorneys for avoiding divorce court can assist you through the following:
- Collaborative law — Represents the latest trend in divorce law, emphasizing joint and cooperative problem solving instead of litigation. Parties remain in control of the process without interference from courts and judges as they identify and solve the many issues facing divorcing families.
- Mediation/arbitration — Offers people a way to resolve issues without having to go to court. In fact, many Colorado courts are ordering people to engage in alternative dispute resolution before they will allow people to have a hearing. These methods can save people time, money and the significant stress of going to court.
- Parenting coordinator — Appointed by the court to provide parents advice and help parents to make decisions regarding their children. A parenting coordinator's role is to facilitate communication, provide advice and interpret the existing court orders. A parenting coordinator does not have the authority to make decisions. The goal is to keep parenting disputes out of court.
- Decision-maker — Decision-makers are appointed by the court upon the agreement of the parents. Unlike parenting coordinators, decision-makers interpret the existing parenting plan and are authorized to make binding decisions, which are filed in writing with the court. Decisions are often made verbally and then later filed with the court in writing.
The legal team of attorneys and paralegals at Littman Family Law are highly trained and are available to work with high-conflict families in any of these roles. To learn more about avoiding court, please contact us by calling 303-647-5850 or sending an email using our online form.