We attended mediation and weren't able to resolve anything because I feel strongly that more time with his father would not be in our son's best interest (he is an admitted abuser and alcoholic). Since then, I have found another 50/50 plan that I would consider trying, but he won't hear it because... Read more »
In a case like this, you should consider requesting appointment of a CFI (Child and Family investigator) or a PRE (Parental Responsibility Evaluator). That person can do an evaluation of both parties and the child and prepare a report for the judge. Also, you should get a lawyer to help you with...Read more »
Married couple rented my home in 2014, they have recently separated and he moved out. She wants to remain but is requesting a new lease with him left off. They renewed their lease in 2017 but are currently living month to month after that lease expired in 2018. I want to ensure he can't come after... Read more »
To be safe, you should formally terminate his tenancy. If it is a month to month tenancy, it can be terminated by written notice served at least 21 days before the expiration of the monthly tenancy. There may be other or different terms in the prior lease which should be consulted.
Ex has not seen or spoken to kids in 7 years, over $60,000 behind CS, never sent anything to kids and left CO years ago. He was supposed to go back to court to have 50% cust. after completing certain task, but never did. I have made every decision and full care/support for our kids since the... Read more »
My ex-husband was recently arrested. His mother (my child’s grandmother) took her and refuses to give her to me. Since I don’t have a custody court order I cannot get her back. I am at loss for what to do. Is it possible to get an emergency custody court order?
The parties can not cancel child support. Only the court can do that. The court can approve an agreement by the parties that modifies child support-even to zero. However that agreement will not be approved unless the court finds that it is compliance with the child support guidelines, or that good...Read more »
Over night stays, of our 3 year old daughter. We’ve been on this schedule for a few weeks now. My question is if I file for a legal separation and my wife still agrees to this fair sharing time will a CFI still be required? If CFI not required could the courts decide on a different sharing time... Read more »
You are not required to have a CFI. You don't need one if you have a parenting agreement. The court may impose a different agreement but usually will accept whatever the parties agree to, unless the court finds that the agreement is not in the best interests of the child.
It is impossible to advise you about this without knowing all the facts of your financial situation. you should consult with an attorney who can so advise you afte s/he has the information needed to make a recommendation to you.
I understand in CO a child is typically emancipated at 19. If the child decides to live with you full time when they turn 18, do you still have to pay child support to the other party even though the other party has no overnights with the child? Also, what if the child decides to move out of... Read more »
If the child starts living with you at age 18, you can ask the court to modify child support. The other parent may owe you support at that time. However, you need a court order to do this. The existing order remains in effect until the court changes it. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
Was granted retirement (which he cashed in) told he would pay debt in my name that as a couple we accrued. Took to court but never showed. Judge said hold him in contempt but that did nothing. How do i get money from him now that he lives in another state.
You may be able to get a money judgment entered against him in the colorado court. Then you have to domesticate that judgment in the state of his residence in order to garnish his wages there and/or seize his property there. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
Once a custody case has been filed, there is an automatic injunction which prohibits both parties from removing the children from the state without permission of the other party or the court. The court will need a good reason to permit removal from the state. Your daughter should get a lawyer to...Read more »
Previous mediation agreement filed with county 18 months ago. No significant income changes, although decreased parenting time on my side. Make support payments every month, yet constantly harassed/threatened with court action. I've done all the right things, by law, what is a good course of... Read more »
Generally, child support in colorado lasts until the child turns 19 or graduates from high school, if still enrolled. (but not past 21). Child support may terminate upon emancipation. This occurs when the child lives on his own and is self-supporting, marries or enters the armed services. It sounds...Read more »
Getting drawn out, is my ex entitled to more equity in my company if it was only a few months old when they filed for divorced and I moved out? Or do they only look at revenue and sales for those few months? It's now 6 months after moving out with a lot more income. Marriage was only 3 years
All assets, including your business, are to be valued as of the date of the final decree (or as close to then as possible). Your business may not have much, if any, value since it is so new. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
On a sworn financial statement, do you need to disclose the credit card being used to pay your attorney fees if requesting the other party repay your fees? And if the others party shows negative income on their sworn financial statement.
And if an activity falls on one parties visitation... Read more »
I felt it was what was best at the time (I did not have a place to live) and an agreement was made that I could see and talk to kids. Divorce is final (per her) I am trying to get copies. She refuses to allow me to visit, or even talk to the kids. Is it too late to do anything?
Initially, this will depend on what the divorce decree says about this. Also, you may be able to request a modification if you are not satisfied with those provisions. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
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