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Leslie Garske, CDFA™

Divorce Mediator

Garske Mediation & Divorce Financial Analysis

 


4 West Dry Creek Road, Suite 100
Littleton, CO 801
20
(720) 336-9979
leslie@garskemediation.com
Website

 

Clarity. Integrity. Grace.  Leslie has assisted dozens of couples untangle their assets with the least amount of conflict, contention and cost.   As a mother of four and the first in her friend group to go through a divorce as a young mother, she understands the ups and downs that divorcing families navigate every day.  Her financial background not only will shed light on what to do with the house but will also prepare you with a forward-looking budget so you can afford your new life.  If you are close to retirement, she can assess what you need from a settlement scenario in order to live comfortably.  Being a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, Leslie is equipped to do the number crunching for you so you can make informed decisions.

Leslie Garske has built an abundant practice out of serving people, men and women, who are facing divorce.  From education and awareness to long-range planning for secure financial futures, Leslie has led many clients through the anxiety and complexity of divorce.  She has been married to her husband, Craig, since 1994, and has four children, Erin, Garrett, Jackson and Leah.  She enjoys watching her flower garden bloom in the summer, taking a run, vacationing in Cabo, and planning fun events for her family and friends and drinking good wine, does boxed wine count?

Leslie Garske

Jessica Kallweit, CDFA™

Divorce Mediator

Garske Mediation & Divorce Financial Analysis

 

 
4 West Dry Creek Road, Suite 100
Littleton, CO 80120
(720) 336-9979
jessica@garskemediation.com
Website

 

Understanding. Attentive. Insightful. Jessica is excited to be a part of a team of like-minded professionals all with the goal of helping individuals journey through

divorce.

Having entered the legal industry as a family law paralegal, Jessica spent over seven years on the contentious side of the divorce process. Witnessing too much emotional and financial waste, Jessica developed a passion for conflict resolution as it relates to divorce. Possessing both a coaching certificate and mediation certificate, allows Jessica to address both the conflict and emotional aspects of divorce. Her Certified Divorce Financial Analyst makes her an expert in the financial side of divorce. She also works as a mediator at the El Paso District Attorney Office, mediating minor criminal matters. Working in the field of mediation allows her to help people directly and feel good about the service she's providing her community. Jessica spends her time with her husband and blended family of 7 traveling, gardening, doing yoga, and recording podcasts on the life of a modern American female.

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Chris R. Basler

Attorney

Basler Family Law, PLLC

 
8100 E. Maplewood Avenue, Suite 230
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
(720) 577-5277

chris@baslerfamilylaw.com
Website

Chris R. Basler is a successful and persuasive negotiator and litigator who offers both bundled and unbundled services. He is a compassionate and empathetic attorney who believes that open communication, vigorous preparation and a reasonable position are the keys to a positive and desired resolution. Additionally, Mr. Basler understands that a domestic relations client is living through one of most emotionally challenging periods of their entire life. Mr. Basler’s goal is to help his clients navigate through these difficult and confusing times as well as help them move forward with their lives in a healthy and positive way.

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Katelyn Ridenour Parker

Attorney

One Accord Legal, LLC

 

8400 E Prentice Ave #1500

Greenwood Village, CO 80111

720-213-6858

katelyn@oneaccord.legal

www.oneaccord.legal

 

When I graduated from law school, I knew I did not want to practice family law. I envisioned couples who would go to extreme lengths, determined to make the other party miserable. However, I quickly came to realize that there are many people searching for a family law attorney who can help them reach solutions, rather than igniting a war. In 2017, I learned about the Collaborative Law model. This model uses a team approach to help couples get the financial, emotional, and legal help that they need. When couples can work together, it improves the outcome, not only during the initial divorce but also post-divorce. This is especially true when couples have children, since they will be co-parenting for the rest of their lives. In addition to traditional areas of family law, I keep up to date with novel areas of the law, including embryo donation, embryo adoption, and disputes over embryos in the context of divorce. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband, riding my electric bike, running, visiting Denver's local coffee shops, and hiking.

Family law

Damon L. Chavez

Realtor, CNE, C-CREC, CREDS

ReMax Professionals

Colorado House Finders Real Estate Team

(303) 748-8009
dchavez@coloradohousefinders.com 

 

Damon L. Chavez is a Real Estate professional with 20-years of experience in the Denver Market. Damon specializes in divorce as a Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialist, helping families sell and purchase homes during one of the most trying times in their lives.

After working with many couples and individuals, he understands the strain divorce has on a family and alleviates the stress of selling their home when it is most needed. Damon is a Certified Residential Appraiser, a Consumer-Certified Real Estate Consultant, a Certified Negotiation Expert and a Level I & II Trained Collaborative Divorce Professional, enabling him to become a leader in his field. Damon is often retained by other Realtors as a pricing consultant for complex Real Estate transactions requiring his level of expertise.

Susan Halloran

Attorney

303-860-9004

Littleton, CO

sphatt@msn.com

With a legal career spanning over 15 years and a degree from the University of Denver Law School, I specialize in Custody, Family Law, Wills, and Juvenile Law. My approach is marked by hands-on involvement, emphasizing direct engagement with each case. Recognizing the nuances of these legal areas, I strive to deliver tailored solutions for my clients. Accessibility is paramount in my practice, ensuring open and easy communication throughout the legal process. As a dedicated advocate, my goal is to guide clients through the complexities of family dynamics, will execution, and juvenile legal matters, aiming for favorable outcomes.

Susan Halloran
ReMax Damon

Tiffany Hughes CDLP, CVLS, DMS

Senior Loan Officer
Athena Mortgage Group "Powered by MAC5 Mortgage Inc." 

303-549-0891

tiffany@AthenamtgGroup.com

www.newchaptersco.com

NMLS# 197552  | COMLO# 100009406  | Company NMLS# 199325

Tiffany Hughes has been in the mortgage industry for more than 20 years and in the last 5 years, has focused, heavily, on clients going through or contemplating divorce.  She acquired her "Certified Divorce Lending Professional" designation because she feels she can make the most impact by helping her clients get settled into a new life without regret or major financial headaches.

Tiffany has a wealth of knowledge and experience that stands out in the industry as well as compassion and patience for the most difficult situations.  As a member of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Association of Mortgage Brokers for 4 years, she earned the "Broker of the Year" and "President's Award" for her dedication and commitment to her clients and the industry as a whole.

In her free time, Tiffany enjoys running, downhill skiing, working out and cooking dinner at home with her family.

CO Mortgage Gal

Wanda Norge, CMA, CDLP

Mortgage Consultant & Certified Divorce Lending Professional

Loan Zone Mortgage, LLC
(303) 419-6568
loans@wandanorge.com

Loan Zone Mortgage, LLC (NMLS: 1870102),  (NMLS: 280102)

 

Wanda has been a Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP) since 2014 when the designation was first offered. She has over 19 years experience in the mortgage industry. She previously worked for AT&T/Lucent as a project manager for 20 years before switching careers, so she understands the stress of making big changes in your life.

Wanda got into the world of lending to help people better understand and get the right loan for their situation. She loves working with her clients. Each person has their own unique situation so it is a different scenario everyday. She feels that a mortgage is a great financial tool and can be used to achieve a family's short or long term financial goals. That includes people going through a divorce. There can be an immediate need for a purchase or buy-out, but also the longer-term plans that need to be considered before a separation or decree are finalized.

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Tara Eisenhard

Divorce Coach, Mediator

Author of "The D-Word: Divorce Through a Child’s Eyes"

@relativevolutns

taraeisenhard.com

instagram.com/taraeisenhard

divorce.threadless.com

Tara Eisenhard helps conscious, compassionate divorcees transform conflict and confusion into clarity, confidence, and control so they can create a life they love. She’s a child of divorced parents, an ex-wife, a “next” wife, and the previous partner of a divorced dad. Personal experience taught her that divorce is about evolution, not dissolution. Tara works as an author, coach, and educator with a passion for healthy and happy divorces. She provides personalized private coaching as well as online courses and community events. Tara is the author of the book The D-Word: Divorce Through a Child’s Eyes and the blog, Relative Evolutions. She’s been interviewed for various radio and TV programs, and her writing has been featured by The Huffington Post, Divorcedmoms.com, Family Affaires, DivorceForce, Stepmom Magazine, and MariaShriver.com

Tara Eisenhard

Sue Horwitz, CPC, ELI-MP

Life Transitions & Divorce Coach

Sue Horwitz Coaching

iPecCoaching, PCC, ELI-MP,

Cor.E Transition Specialist CDC® Divorce & Recovery Coach

www.suehorwitz.com

sue@suehorwitz.com

323-697-7186

I am a veteran solo entrepreneur. I knew it was time to make a career change a few years ago, but I needed to prepare. I wanted to know whether or not I could make money doing something new. I sought coaching to help me connect to a new purpose, deal with my limiting beliefs, and visualize a different future. I became an ICF-credentialed coach in the process.

I planned to transition a very lucrative 16-year-old publishing business into the coaching business of my dreams. As I moved forward with my plans, my husband ended our 27-year marriage.

Divorce upends everything familiar. And, depending on age, considerations are different. I'm sensitive to unique situations and work with my clients to limit stress and expense so they can focus on a life-affirming future.

 

 

"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life" – Golda Meir.

Sue Divorce Coach

Wendy Vogel

Client Relationship Manager

Garske Mediation & Divorce Financial Analysis

 


4 West Dry Creek Road, Suite 100
Littleton, CO 80120
303-489-3740
crm@garskemediation.com
Website

Dedicated, Loyal, Compassionate.  Wendy is an essential part of Garske Divorce Mediation as Client Relationship Manager.  She is an excellent listener, committed communicator, and a valuable team player as she supports our clients as they navigate the mediation process. She relishes the opportunity to walk alongside our clients during this difficult and challenging time.  Wendy’s education in Psychology and Counseling as well as her experience in the mental health field strengthen her understanding of what it’s like to experience trauma and the anxiety a life change like divorce brings.   She is faithfully committed to each person we serve and is always there in real time to respond to questions and concerns that arise.  She and her husband, Marty, have been married since 1996 and have 2 grown children, Ben and Lauren. In her free time, Wendy likes to knit, sew, and maintain a long-arm quilting business.

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