Denver, CO asked in Family Law, Child Custody and Domestic Violence for Colorado

Q: Can i file contempt against my ex-wife for disrespectful communication that goes against our parenting plan?

My ex-wife and i have a parenting plan set up from our divorce 2 years ago. The plan specifically states that communication must be respectful, and she has constantly harassed me over the last year and a half. I have attempted to file harassment charges through our local police department, and as well attempted to file a civil protection order, and both have been denied. I am trying to figure out what to do to protect my mental health, as all of the demeaning comments have increased my depression and anxiety. I don't know what to do anymore, and hiring a lawyer is way to expensive for me. Please help.

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

A: It really depends on the exact language of the agreement and "disrespectful" is a pretty vague term. You might try Colorado Legal Services for pro bono legal assistance.

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