Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law

The Future of Family Law and Martial Agreements or Contracts with John Hoelle | Episode 131

November 23, 2022 Ryan Kalamaya & Amy Goscha Season 1 Episode 131
Divorce at Altitude: A Podcast on Colorado Family Law
The Future of Family Law and Martial Agreements or Contracts with John Hoelle | Episode 131
Show Notes

Today on Divorce at Altitude, Ryan and family law attorney/mediator John Hoelle discuss how the evolution of thinking in the family law space has effected how some clients want to approach the end of their marriage. John is the co-founder of Conscious Family Law and Mediation and his practice is dedicated to helping clients navigate their divorce in a collaborative way that doesn't cause unnecessary damage. 

They discuss how making a contract or agreement as a safety net when a couple is in a loving space can allow for a less contentious divorce process down the line. We also discuss how the current court system can create an adversarial environment for some couples facing divorce and how a more collaborative approach can make the divorce process less stressful on both parties. 


Key Points From This Episode:

  • How thinking around contracts and marital agreements has changed over time.
  • Timing of creating marital or parenting agreements and how it can help the dissolution of a marriage go more smoothly.
  • How the evolution of marriage contracts can affect a judge's role in divorces.
  • How the litigation system creates an adversarial environment and ways to try and keep clients from getting to that point. 
  • The future of family law when it comes to mediation.
  • How the future of family law will come to incorporate some elements of collaborative divorce.
  • How a collaborative approach can help both parties in many divorce situations.
  • How a post-nuptial agreement or contract can help someone feel safe in their marriage 
  • About John’s firm and how you can contact them.  


What is Divorce at Altitude? 

Ryan Kalamaya and Amy Goscha provide tips and recommendations on issues related to divorce, separation, and co-parenting in Colorado. Ryan and Amy are the founding partners of an innovative and ambitious law firm, Kalamaya | Goscha, that pushes the boundaries to discover new frontiers in family law, personal injuries, and criminal defense in Colorado. 

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