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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Alabama on
Q: Is it ok for my wife to leave town with the kids and not tell the father even though we are livivng together?
J. Adam Beckman
J. Adam Beckman answered on Mar 23, 2015

When a divorce is filed the court enters a temporary injunction restraining either parent from leaving the state of Colorado with the children. From you question you don't indicate whether or not a divorce has been filed and served on your wife. If no divorce has been filed and served then... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law for Colorado on
Q: What is "parenting time" in Colorado and is there a standard schedule for it?

I'm a paralegal in Arkansas and unable to find a parenting time schedule for my client's case. She was divorced in 2013, allotted sole custody with Defendant having liberal parenting time. Not familiar with Colorado law, at all.

J. Adam Beckman
J. Adam Beckman answered on Mar 23, 2015

In Colorado Parental Responsibilities are split into two pieces; parenting time and decision making. Parenting time is exactly what it sounds like it is the court ordered time a parent spends with the child. Decision making deals with who will make the major decisions in a child's life such... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: In a misdemeanor menacing charge is the testimony of the witness enough evidence to convict?

Case in Colorado.

J. Adam Beckman
J. Adam Beckman answered on Mar 23, 2015

There are two flavors of menacing in Colorado, misdemeanor, and Felony. Both require that the Defendant place the alleged victim in fear of imminent serious bodily injury, and only becomes a felony if the defendant uses a weapon real or simulated weapon to cause fear of serious bodily injury.... Read more »

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