Commerce City, CO asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law and Family Law for Colorado

Q: Can a child be at home with step parent and siblings while I work night shift or can mother keep her.

I work from 3pm to 2am Monday thru Thursday, but I want more time at my house with my daughter and she also wants more time with her siblings, but her mother says she doesn't need to be here unless I am here, we are going to mediation soon and I would like to know if she can be a my house with my wife or does her mom have rights to keep her?

1 Lawyer Answer

Tristan Kenyon Schultz

Answered
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Your request seems reasonable and persuasive. There is nothing in Colorado law that mandates that you must be physically present at all times during parenting time. The section that defines considerations for parenting time (visitation) is CRS 14-10-124, it can be accessed via http://www.intotolegal.com/upcoming%20Events/Forms.html (click on Colorado Statutes).

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