My ex husband filed a motion this week to modify medical decision making of our daughter. Our divorce decree states we must go to mediation prior to filing a motion but he and his attorney skipped this step. Could this be considered contempt?
I do not think contempt is the right response. You could file a response pointing out the failure to go to mediation. The court is likely to order mediation in any case. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
My odometer is not reading the actual miles. There might be some kind of computer issue since it is saying that i put 20k miles on it in 1 year which is an impossible number for me. Now because of this, i cannot get major engine repairs done with my warranty. There is only about 600 miles over... Read more »
A Colorado attorney could advise best, as state consumer laws could be applicable. As a starting point, you could think about getting the vehicle tested at a shop where technicians could diagnose your system and troubleshoot your odometer/related systems for glitches. If you set up a consult with...Read more »
We do not know how to get a referral for her forensic assessment and wondered if getting a pro bono lawyer, as we are a low income family, would help solve our issues. I have a ton more information regarding the exact situation if this is the right direction.
You should consult with an attorney who will need information about any prior court orders and will need to understand the context of the need for a forensic evaluation. This matter clearly has a history involving some form of safety issue. You could also consult with a therapist who might be able...Read more »
I was suspended from work for not signing The companies mutual binding arbitration agreement, Two days prior to my return to work I was terminated by the company. For not signing the agreement, I had been employed by this company for about 19 months. How can a company enforce such an agreement??
My wife just doesn't want me around. we have 4 kids that need both of us. We have no extra money. I am the sole provider. my job only pays 16/hr. We are on food stamps and other assistance. There is no violence, drugs, adultery, or any risks. We have special needs kids, and in home therapists... Read more »
Once a divorce is filed, the court can determine whether one of you has to leave. The court's primary concern will be the welfare of the children. The court can also enter orders for the return of the children if she does not return with them. You should retain an attorney to make sure your...Read more »
I’m willing to do deposition, just cannot afford to travel to CO from TX. I’m broke. Can petitioner’s atty force me to travel for. TX to CO at my own expense? I my view (and my CO atty’s View) the petitioner is attempting to make this process as difficult (expensive) as possible for me. If... Read more »
The requests are very likely not harassment. Be aware that under Rule 16.2 (found in the JDF 1104 disclosure form), a significant amount of financial information is required to be disclosed without request. Failure to provide this information can result in court enforcement with sanctions. That...Read more »
Probably not. Granny can make gifts as she pleases. Unless Granny lacked the mental capacity to understand what she was doing, or there was fraud or undue influence, it's an inter-vivos gift that is not part of Granny's probate estate. Granddaughter has a tough row to hoe to win that...Read more »
Colorado does allow grandparents access to their grandchildren in many situation. It appears that this is a D&N (dependency and neglect) case. Contact the Weld County Clerks Office for information on becoming a special party in the D&N case. If you are out of state, it will be an additional...Read more »
If there is another attorney involved, I recommend that you hire your own attorney. Turning to your substantive question, as a general rule, provisions that mandate mediation are binding on BOTH parties. Considering that you are the lesser partner/owner it is very likely that the mediation...Read more »
I work from 3pm to 2am Monday thru Thursday, but I want more time at my house with my daughter and she also wants more time with her siblings, but her mother says she doesn't need to be here unless I am here, we are going to mediation soon and I would like to know if she can be a my house with... Read more »
Your request seems reasonable and persuasive. There is nothing in Colorado law that mandates that you must be physically present at all times during parenting time. The section that defines considerations for parenting time (visitation) is CRS 14-10-124, it can be accessed via...Read more »
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