In every Colorado divorce, a determination must be made regarding how the couple's property is to be divided among the soon-to-be ex-spouses. In some cases, this can be a struggle between the two parties that must be settled by a judge. In other cases, the parties are able to agree to a division, either on their own or with the help of a neutral mediator or arbitrator.
Celebrity news sources are often full of accounts of acrimonious celebrity divorces, and we all know people whose divorces were excruciating affairs. Does it have to be this way? It may if the parties are not able to communicate with each other amicably for whatever reason. But if spouses are still on speaking terms, there may be an alternative available to knock-down, drag-out litigation. That alternative is mediation. This blog post will discuss mediation in a little more detail.