Back To School: Co-Parenting Considerations

Back to School: Co-Parenting Considerations

The back-to-school transition can be challenging for any child, and the addition of family changes, such as separation or divorce, can make this time even more stressful. Here are a few things to keep in mind to help your children have a smooth and successful transition into the school year. Share information with your child(ren)’s teachers. Give the teacher a heads up about the separation or divorce so that they can provide support to your child as needed.Sharing this information…

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Common Myths and Misconceptions about the Center for Out-of-Court Divorce

People come to the Center For Out-Of-Court Divorce (COCD) with a lot of questions and concerns and that’s OK. In fact, we encourage it! The process of separation and divorce can be confusing and intimidating, and there is a lot of misinformation out there. Here are the facts relating to some of the common myths and misconceptions we’ve been hearing: MYTH #1: COCD is a friendly center for friendly divorce, meaning my partner and I have to get along and agree on…

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The Center for Out-of-Court Divorce Celebrates Six Months of Serving Families

The Center for Out-Of-Court Divorce (The Center) originally launched as part of a pilot program at University of Denver (DU) known as the Resource Center for Separating and Divorcing Families (RCSDF). The RCSDF program was based on a model recommended by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) and aimed at providing child- and family-centered divorce and separation services. Even in its early stages, the RCSDF program received recognition for bringing holistic solutions to divorce and…

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