And has our daughters 80 percent of the time. Their mother got a boyfriend who has a known drug problem and sold drugs. He has been to rehab three times and is around my children 80 percent of the time. How do I go about taking her back to court to prove that the girls aren't in a safe... View More
It sounds like you are looking to restrict Mother's parenting time due to the situation with her boyfriend. If so, then you would need to file a motion describing what is occurring. In other words, your motion would have to contain facts and information that the children are in imminent...View More
It sounds like a Court in Ohio may have established a child support order for your daughter, and then those Orders may have been "registered" in Colorado because you live here. In order to hold you in contempt, there has to be Orders that you are alleged to have violated. I do not know...View More
Under the temporary injunction that is contained in the petition for divorce, parties are not permitted to dispose of property, allow insurance policies to lapse (homeowner's), and things of that nature. There is nothing in this injunction about paying bills. I have seen language in civil...View More
She signed the court order which states all required school fees will be reimbursed 50% to the party who paid. I bought the required supplied for my step daughter and now she is saying she didn't agree to buy the supplies so she refuses to reimburse even though she agreed when she signed the... View More
The DM does not have the authority to enforce court orders. You may want to consider either filing a motion to enforce the court orders, or you could possibly pursue contempt of court. As you are probably aware, going back to court can be costly and time consuming. You did not indicate the...View More
I am the petitioner and the mother. I filed 56 days ago and the respondent was ordered to respond within 21 days. He has not responded and has not made and mandatory disclosures but did attend the initial status conference where they ordered us to mediation. It was ordered to schedule mediation... View More
I would suggest asking the mediator to file a certificate with the Court indicating that you attempted to schedule the mediation and paid your portion of the fees. If that does not occur, then I would file a status report with the Court stating everything you have done up to this point. Regarding...View More
We've been having issues we have 50/50 custody and due to all the drama last week I made him meet me at the police station not even 5 minutes away from where we're supposed to meet for the parenting plan but now he's telling me he's going to make me go all the way to Arvada... View More
If I am understanding your situation, you have a parenting plan with a designated location for exchanging the child(ren). Neither parent should "make" the other meet at a different location unless it is agreed upon, preferably in writing. Parenting time exchanges should also be free...View More
In general no, once a civil protection order is dismissed "without prejudice", then the case is closed in the court system. Without prejudice means that the party who filed the civil protection order can refile it at a later time; however, it is worth noting that most courts would want...View More
While Colorado may lift restrictions on someone's driver's license for failing to register their vehicle, failing to pay traffic related fines, and certain criminal offenses, your driver's license can still be suspended for failing to pay child support. This is pursuant to C.R.S. §...View More
Having someone held in contempt of court would be for violating court orders. Whether it is a legal separation or a divorce does not matter. The key question in this situation is how long did he have to remove you from the title of the truck per the court order. If he has failed to do so by the...View More
Child Care can be factored into the child support worksheet. For example, if mother is paying the child care, then the amount she pays per month should be credited in her column on the worksheet, which would change the amount of child support.
There is an order for reimbursement within 30 days, yet other parent waits up to 1 1/2 years to submit receipts for repayment for child's medical care. What, if any, is an actual and acceptable time frame? Not to mention multiple duplicate statements with no proof of payment or prior conferral.
How is it fair When a Judge lets the opposing party 2 agree on A continuance,when the Asking Party was not Given A Sufficient notice? Of course the opposing party is going to disagree with the request because it would give the requesting party time to obtain counsel or dispute the facts. So how... View More
A continuance can be granted by a Court for any number of reasons but usually it needs to be for good cause. The granting or denial of a request to continue a hearing is within the discretion of the Court.
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