Grand Junction, CO asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Colorado

Q: I live in Colorado and my ex filed a motion to appoint a child and family investigator. Can the judge rule immediately?

Do I have a certain amount of time that I am granted to respond before the judge can rule on this motion? It appears that my ex and her attorney filed the motion on July 19th and the Judge granted the order the same day before I even had a chance to respond. Can they do this?

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Sabra M. Janko
Sabra M. Janko
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  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: You can ask for the opportunity to respond. By statute you have 21 days. If you had participated in the proceedings then you should have been given the opportunity to respond.

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