Im in Colorado. I i have a final orders hearing in my custody case on oct 13th. Ive entered my witness list and now my babysitter wants to withdraw from being called as a witness because of retaliation from the petitioners family.
You can subpoena her which means that she will be in contempt of court if she does not testify and she can report harassment to the police. She can also choose not to respond to contacts from people engaging in harassing behavior. Whether you want to put her in the position of having to testify is...Read more »
You could file for a modification of child support based on a substantial and continuing change of circumstances if that is the case. The tricky part for a tax issue is that substantial and continuing means that there has to be a plus or minus 10% change in support. You may have tax options that...Read more »
You would have to establish paternity first. Then you would have to have a stepparent available to adopt the child, or you would have to have a finding of abuse or neglect on the art of the other parent and a period of time where the parent would be given the opportunity to rehabilitate.
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... Read more »
My sons dad said they were going to go on vacation and use one week of their vacation time in our parenting plan. He let me know they actually aren't going out of town, but he's still going to keep him for that week. That week interferes with me taking my son to school on his first day,... Read more »
This language means that the parties can come to their own agreement. If they do not agree, then the court order must be followed. So, in this case, there is supervised visitation for 4 hours every weekend, but the parties may agree to some other schedule.
My ex wife was pregnant before we were married. She had the child after we were married, so my name is on the birth certificate. She has told me that she wants me to have no contact with the child anymore. I am paying about 300 dollars a month for child support. Am I able to get my name off of the... Read more »
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?
Child custody orders are not public records. You could make a request to the relevant courthouse, however it would be up to the judicial system whether they would provide a custody order to a nonparty.
my children hate going there in the first place, the house is always filthy as my ex and his wife leave it a mess and leave it to pile up for our kids to clean it when they have to go to his house. He has been in the hospital for the past few days, my kids absolutely do not want to go. This is... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. If there is a court order allowing him parenting time, then you have to send the children. If you feel that a modification of parenting time is warranted, then you may be able to request a modification.
Well the court ordered hair follicle drug test for both parties because my ex accuse me of using drugs they gave us 30 days to have the results turned in which was June 7 what is the deadline I turn my results in but they ask who accuse me has not even submitted any test results at all... Read more »
A CFI is appointed by the Court and must be non-biased. The CFI never evaluates a single party but rather speaks to both parents and the children and makes a recommendation about allocation of parental responsibilities.
I have had temporary custody of my almost 2 year old for a year and a half. The magistrate keeps pushing out our case. During status conferences she only would address the mother. The mother never did anything the court asked her to. Accused me of abusing her and my son and did not submit any... Read more »
It is difficult to establish bias as it has to be based on more than a disagreement with the magistrate's decisions. You will have to have some independent witnesses if you would like to support an allegation of bias.
how do we go about changing the custody agreement? the state we moved from is too far away to fly out just to alter one part of the divorce. I live in Colorado now and he and the children are in New Mexico.
They took my kids all because they assumed that they werent with my mom, they literally tailed my mom and followed her and they couldnt see my kids through tinted windows. When they did come in contact with my mom, she had them with her, but because she was in my neighborhood (1 block away mind... Read more »
If CPS determines that the children may be in danger, they can place them in foster care. You will have an opportunity in the course of the investigation to explain why you. believe they were not in danger.
If the Parenting Agreement says we get 2 weeks vacation and just have to let the mother know 14 days in advance, where we are going, and contact numbers to get ahold of the child. The parenting agreement does not say there are certain times in which we can take vacation, or that we need approval... Read more »
Based on what you are saying you are entitled to two weeks of summer time, however it would be necessary to review the parenting plan to interpret it specifically. Many plans require coordination or provide a provision for conflicting choices of time.
my sons mother had majority custody during school i had every other weekend. all of a sudden she wanted to switch because she "couldnt handle him" during home schooling. I currently have him here and now after two weeks she is trying to get him back is there anything i can do to prevent... Read more »
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