Colorado Springs, CO asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Colorado

Q: Is it true that the decision maker can not modify or revoke any rights of the parents that already exist in an order?

I have a PCDM that I believe is acting way outside the law. She refuses to discus any parenting matters with me, and simply hands down decisions that attempt to strip my parental rights. For instance, she recently decided the kids should have a medical procedure without talking to me about my opinions on it. And she told me I am not to attend the procedure, even though our parenting agreement gives me to right to be present at all doctor’s appointments.

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1 Lawyer Answer

John Hyland Barrett III

Answered
  • Divorce Lawyer
  • BOULDER, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: This depends on the terms of the order appointing the PCDM. She should not contradict the explicit terms of the Parenting plan unless she was given that authority. You can request the court review her orders. There are short time periods for doing that. You should retain an attorney to review the Parenting Plan and advise you.

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