I am sorry to hear about the income impact. Child support is always modifiable based on substantial and continuing income changes. Maintenance is as well unless the parties have made it nonmodifiable. The key is that the change has to be substantial and continuing. For child support, substantial is...Read more »
It depends on the circumstances of the filing. You may or may not have an opportunity to argue for a deviation with the Court if the plan has not yet been issued as an order. If it has, it depends on the reasons for deviation given that the Court would just recently have issued the order.
Communication has been expressly limited to TalkingParents.com between my ex husband and myself. I have the records available to me for evidence, and he uses TalkingParents for this communication. He takes every opportunity to call me many names, all which have to do with him implying that I have... Read more »
I agree with the last answer, however if his use of profanity and insults is frequent enough, you may have grounds for a protection order as it can constitute harassment. Although it is easier to obtain a protection order based on physical harm, the statute does provide for emotional forms of harm...Read more »
I’m 15 years old I haven’t been going to school for a year now and I also haven’t been living with parents for a year.i have chosen to leave my home because of some Physical abuse and negligence I am currently not going to school because my parents didn’t want to enroll because of family... Read more »
I'm in Colorado. Ex is primary custodian and has decision making. The court has reiterated my right to access info several times. The school blocked me from seeing my child at school based on my ex's wishes. The court has already found my ex to be alienating me from our child. Can they block me... Read more »
I am sorry about your situation. An attorney would have to know more about your case. A situation where the Court has found your ex to be alienating the child from you, while simultaneously awarded your ex sole-decision making authority would be inconsistent. Likely there are more facts that are...Read more »
What are my rights to my son and what are my husband’s, without a court order? I have been my son’s primary caretaker since birth and work from home. My husband works an hour away from the home. Can he take my son from me if I leave?
I am sorry to hear about this. Either parent may take the child elsewhere in the absence of a court order, however that parent can not withhold the child from the other parent. You should obtain a court order for allocation of responsibilities if you and the father disagree about the location of...Read more »
It is always best to have someone who knows the court system and the rules of evidence if possible. An attorney would have to review your legal separation document, particularly since it is not a court order. Mandatory reporting is required in Colorado for dissolution.
Am I legally obligated to share this information with his mom or the court? What are the possible repercussions under this type of circumstance? I have always been a part of his life and he lives with me throughout the school year. We were married when he was born so I am on the birth certificate.
Yes, courts will often award sole decision making to a parent who has been the subject of domestic violence. If you can establish child abuse on his part, then you can ask for restrictions on his time with the children.
My son is 4 and he has special needs. He has autism, global developmental delay, and Jacobs syndrome. I’ve been the only parent taking care of him for the past 2 years. His dad has been In another state. My son doesn’t even know him anymore. Can he just come take him from me because their is no... Read more »
It depends on what the decree says. Many decrees address who will be involved in selection of realtor and sales price as well as a contingency if the home does not sell within a specified period of time.
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