Mediation & Arbitration Attorney



Solo practitioner (4/1/77 – present). Bonnie’s practice has involved diverse litigation, negotiation, arbitration, mediation, and legal counseling in many areas of the law. Since 2000 she has also been involved in Collaborative law. In domestic relations matters, Bonnie has served in the capacities of mediator, arbitrator, special master, special advocate, child’s legal representative, and Guardian ad Litem with various courts by court order and/or by agreement of the parties. These disputes have included permanent orders, division of property, property valuations, parental decision making, parenting time, and third party visitation cases.



Bonnie’s practice involves domestic relations, civil and commercial mediation, arbitration, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution, including med-arb, settlement conferences, early neutral evaluation, fact finding, and Collaborative Law.  Her practice also includes drafting nuptial, domestic partnership and civil union agreements and dissolutions, as well as extended family probate disputes.

Bonnie is highly respected in the legal community, and has earned Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating – AV.   She is a former chair of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section for the Colorado Bar Association (CBA)



Mediation Certification

for domestic relations and commercial mediations from Collaborative Growth, Inc.

Collaborative Law – Bonnie has been trained at all advanced levels as a collaborative law practitioner in Colorado. She has been a lecturer and author for various collaborative law trainings throughout the State.

Shared Parenting Support Program trained therapist to assist parents learn how to live with their parenting plan and to effectively co-parent post-decree. A program for high-conflict post-decree divorce cases.

Bonnie has been an instructor and guest lecturer at numerous classes, conferences, and seminars for lawyers, mental health professionals, mediators and financial professionals.

Bonnie Schriner Mediation & Arbitration Attorney Contact
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  • Child Support Tax Update

What is the waiting period in Colorado before filing for divorce?

The filing spouse must be a Colorado resident for at least 90 days. There is a 90 day waiting period before a divorce can be finalized after the responding spouse is served.

What are acceptable grounds for divorce in Colorado?

The only ground for dissolution of marriage in Colorado is an irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.

Where can I find Parenting Classes in the Denver area?

Check out the schedule here.

Where can I find information on Domestic Abuse services?

Check out this article.

Our office address is:

777 South Wadsworth Blvd.

Building 1 Suite 102

Lakewood, CO 80226-4330


Child Support Guidelines

2015 Tax Information for Colorado Child Support

Top of
Single 10% bracket
Top of
Single 15% bracket
Top of
Single 25% bracket


Top of
Married 10% bracket
Top of
Married 15% bracket
Top of
Married 25% bracket
Single Standard Deduction $6,300
Head of Household STD Deduction $9,250
Married STD Deduction $12,600
Exemption Allowance $4,000

2015 Updates furnished by:

Tiffany J. Nelson, CPA/ABC, CVA

Karsh Consulting, P.C.

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