In addition to what Mr. Claus has pointed out, as a beneficiary, if the personal representative (executor) does not provide the requested documentation, you have the right to file with the court (in the probate case case) and ask the Judge for assistance in getting documentation. You also have the...View More
So we just had a child and on the 2nd day cps said they got a call about possible drug use so we had them come to our hone do a visit then since the allegations were about drugs we both gave them clean uas now they want more I'm telling my wife to tell them no but she is so uptight she things... View More
Get legal counsel to represent you and do it quickly. CPS has a great deal of power and they could potentially come and remove the child if the allege a danger to the child. Often, a little cooperation can get you through this without serious legal proceedings. Your wife is not wrong in that...View More
You need to file a motion with the court to temporarily modify the parenting time while he is in rehab and file it very soon. That is step one. Unless there is something in your orders addressing this kind of situation and allowing your ex to designate someone to "use" his parenting...View More
You should schedule some time at a free clinic for assistance or get advice directly from a specific attorney who can look at what you have written. Your request can't properly be answered in this forum.
In a very general sense, "several pages" probably is too long. You...View More
My ex is abusive and I was able to get sole legal custody by offering not to receive child support. My ex emails a few times a year to “check in” on our child. I typically respond with short emails that give details as to their health, school progress, and life in general without revealing any... View More
As a general rule, once a child is 18, parenting time orders cease to have effect, though Judges will often consider enforcing the parental communication until the child has graduated high school if the child has not done so by the time they turn 18. Once a child is 18 and has graduated from high...View More
I have her last will and testament naming me as her attorney-in-fact (agent). Her will was never lodged with the county because she died March 20, 2020, ten days after governor Polis declared state of emergency due to the pandemic, closing most govt offices. My mother had no probable assets at the... View More
Getting the Court document naming you as Personal Representative is usually a pretty straight forward process. You will need to go to the court and file a probate case. You can get the forms for a small fee at the courthouse or for free online at the state judicial website,...View More
You still file the probate paperwork with the Court.
You can file the copy of the Will and the Court will expect you to provide a sworn statement as to what efforts have been made to locate the original and to determine whether there might be a newer one. If the Court is satisfied with...View More
My mother who had ALzheimer gave my sister POA and 14 months before she died, my sister made herself beneficiary on my mother bank accounts.. They lived in Ohio and I live in Colorado. Bank accounts are not part of the probate. Bank will not give me my mother's account history because, pretty... View More
It sounds like you will need to pursue this in Ohio. Jurisdiction attaches where the person who passed away lived when they died. Since your mother did not live in Colorado when she died, Colorado would not have jurisdiction over this matter, so you could not purse this here.
If you are ordered to pay $500 in child support and they garnish your checks $250 biweekly to pay it occasionally you get a 3rd check a month and they garnish that one too. That brings you to paying $750 that month. What happens to that extra money and is it even legal to take more than the court... View More
Since you're asking, I'm guessing that perhaps the relationship with the child's other parent is not particularly cordial. So my first recommendation is read your Orders to see if there is any restriction. Sometimes, there is a restriction in the Order, usually if there has been...View More
As Ms. Janko noted, child support is going to have no bearing on the division of parenting time. The one and only time under Colorado law that they have any bearing on each other is when child support is calculated, the parenting time (specifically the number of overnights) is part of the formula....View More
So if a opposing party would intentionally show up at my house with the objective to get me arrested for a warrent that was granted off of false information. Then after finally being released from jail 8 days later I would receive a letter via USPS about a hearing to restrict my parenting time... View More
This question is impossible to answer without more information. Generally, the notice must be "reasonable". Many factors can go into whether it is "reasonable" or not though. In some circumstances it may be "reasonable" to expect parties to appear at a hearing...View More
Two Children, one has aged out already, the other is turning 18 in August of 2023. He will graduate HS in April of 2023. Both parents agree to stop enforcement of the CS. Will Child Support Enforcement honor this if we both write a letter to Child Support Enforcement?
This is not a simple or straight forward question to answer. There are layers here.
If both parties request for child support services to stop enforcement, they will generally finish anything that is already pending before the court before stopping. They will not reverse any enforcement...View More
Generally, if a person dies in another state, their primary probate action will be in that state, as you have described in this situation. The proceeding opened in Colorado is called an ancillary probate. It is for the sole purpose of addressing the property located in Colorado.
I live in Colorado, and so far, the visitations have been in the father's home. My question is, does Colorado law prohibit such visitations from including outings to local places? I would even be the driver of the vehicle, if that is required.
First, thank you for providing this very helpful service. It is beneficial to your grandson to have these visits with family present rather than in a professional facility with a stranger. There are also, sadly, far more parents who are required to have supervised visitation for a period of time...View More
If your question is how to find a mediator, that is relatively simple. If you go onto the state judicial website, www.courts.state.co.us, pull up your county's court, then you can find the link to the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR)....View More
Emancipation in Colorado is not something that easily fits in a checklist. It is based on several factors and ultimately the judge uses discretion to weigh all of those factors and make a decision. The bottom line is whether the child can demonstrate a full ability and active effort to currently...View More
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