Getting through a divorce is already stressful and time-consuming, so you certainly can be forgiven if you just want to relax once it's over.
You and your spouse were both part of the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community before you became a couple, so you've shared many of the same friends for years.
Parents planning a divorce often put a lot of effort and thought into how they want to split up parenting time. From carefully planning the division of responsibilities over the summer to splitting up holidays and other special events preemptively, divorcing parents often work hard to protect the relationship with their children and ensure they have enough time with their kids.
As every parent knows, children are expensive -- and that doesn't change as they get older. Once your child enters college, they are bound to have some considerable expenses.
Marriage equality, for good or ill, means divorce equality. Same-sex couples have no more a guarantee of a "happily ever after" than anybody else, unfortunately.
Colorado parents who either pay or receive child support may wonder just what expenses it is supposed to cover. Many people are surprised to learn that child support is not only for the bare essentials.