ex-wife felt like telling all our neighbors and even the police that I physically and emotionally abused her. I separated from her because I had enough of the blame someone else for your problems attitude. She even went as far as getting help from a domestic abuse line in which they assisted her... Read more »
answered on Jun 5, 2023
This is a hard one particularly because you are dealing with a sensitive topic.
No one wants to say that a domestic violence victim was not a victim but a liar. That being said, it does not mean it is impossible to prove. The real issue comes down to public perspective. A strong case can... Read more »
My attorney throughout this has done nothing for me and now I'm due to be sentenced in 5 weeks. I have been found guilty in a jury trial of two counts of burglary, one count methamphetamine possession, one count THC possession misdemeanor, one count paraphernalia possession misdemeanor.... Read more »
answered on May 11, 2023
I no longer practice criminal law. But your questions highlight why it’s vital to have an attorney to help navigate the legal process. The law is complex. The rules of procedure are complex. Good lawyers even sometimes make mistakes and get sued for malpractice—that’s why lawyers carry... Read more »
What is the real true reason that lawyers won’t take on Child Protective service cases? Every parent I’ve spoken with had nothing but grief with the court appointed lawyer. With mounds of evidence that CPS falsified manipulated coerced and lied just to remove new born baby at birth and... Read more »
answered on Apr 12, 2023
Having represented parents in CPS cases earlier in my career, it is my opinion that the real true reason is such clients frequently do not pay the attorneys for their services.
Like other significant litigation, CPS cases require a lawyer to spend a great deal of time, including time... Read more »
A 20 yr old man was arrested in a sting opperation with a "16yr old" girl. The man was released and sentanced to probation. He has been in jail since February 18. Yesterday was his dispostion hearing, he was told he didnt need to attend that they will handle it all on the 27th of March.
answered on Mar 11, 2023
If the man was told by his lawyer or a court official that he does not need to attend his disposition hearing, then he should follow their instructions. However, if he is unsure or uncomfortable with not attending the hearing, he should contact his lawyer or the court to clarify and discuss his... Read more »
I need lawyers to help defend violations of civil rights by human services case workers judges and lawyers and commit extortion harassment discrimination and retaliation guilty of kidnapping disabled child and social worker purges herself on the stand during a contested hearing of treatment plan... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2023
Yes, there are lawyers who work on a contingency basis for civil rights violations, including cases involving violations by human services case workers, judges, and lawyers. These lawyers typically work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that they do not charge any upfront fees and instead take a... Read more »
So if a opposing party would intentionally show up at my house with the objective to get me arrested for a warrent that was granted off of false information. Then after finally being released from jail 8 days later I would receive a letter via USPS about a hearing to restrict my parenting time... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2023
This question is impossible to answer without more information. Generally, the notice must be "reasonable". Many factors can go into whether it is "reasonable" or not though. In some circumstances it may be "reasonable" to expect parties to appear at a hearing... Read more »
I never saw the photos of evidence sized or the police body worn camera footage before entering into this plea agreement. Also I was able to view the body camera footage three days before my sentence was handed down and the acting DA never returned my lawyers phone calls and messages. The original... Read more »
answered on Jan 24, 2023
First and foremost, if you did not see essential evidence/videos prior to your plea agreement and you would not have accepted the plea agreement if you had viewed the essential evidence/videos, that is certainly grounds for withdrawing your plea. The practical effect of this is that the case... Read more »
I was served by my child’s father after one of his visits he gave me a citation to show cause with out a “return of service” does this make it an improper serving? If it pertains to the old court order does it make it invalid?
answered on Jun 2, 2022
The COlorado Rules of Service say that any person 18 years or older and not a party to the case can make service. If this is an ongoing litigation, he may be able to serve you through the courts by mail. This sounds like a contempt citation, which means you should seek an attorney as soon as... Read more »
answered on May 4, 2022
You are not the first person to be confused by the inmate phone system. First off, the inmate must call you. You cannot call the inmate. Calls are not free so payment must be arranged for the inmate to call you.
If you deposit money online in the INMATE ACCOUNT then they have the freedom... Read more »
answered on Jun 9, 2023
This case arises under CIVIL RIGHTS/EXCESSIVE FORCE law. You need to discuss with an attorney in your jurisdiction that specializes in this kind of law. Thank you for using Justia, Ask a Lawyer. CALL AN ATTORNEY NOW!!!!!
Oct 29th Officer tailed me continuously flashing his bright front headlamps, I slowed to under the speed limit 35/40. The officer continued the same action while lessening his distance from greater than to less a 2ft. The officer made a left with me and became disgusted with my low speed. He trys... Read more »
answered on May 22, 2023
Sorry to hear that this happened to you but pleased you were exonerated. Giving him the middle finger probably was not the wisest thing to do. So, do you have a case against the officer for racial profiling or race harassment? Possibly, but without substantial damages, you probably won't get... Read more »
she then gave birth home in bathtub ALONE & hallucinating. records on mychart of visit are not visible if recorded at all. then cps removed child and mother had no golden hour or breastfed baby since birth . thats not even all of what happened . need consiltation asap
answered on May 22, 2023
What a horrible experience. I'm sorry you had to go through that. You should call a lawyer who represents clients in medical malpractice cases. There are several firms in Colorado who specialize in that area of law. You might try contacting Cornell Johnson, Mac Hester, Jim Puga, Hollynd... Read more »
Exposure to a decomposed body with documented evidence causing prenatal problems and premature birth.
answered on Apr 11, 2023
Call some attorneys to see what they say. This is outside my area of practice. Your questions about significance and whether you have a case are just what lawyers consider when evaluating a potential new client. Beware that statutes of limitations exist, and they can sometimes be very short. So... Read more »
the Speed Limit of 25 mph is unreasonable and illegal in the State of Colorado when not for a School zone or Residential area, between Parking Lots and a freeway with a 65 mph speed limit, elsewhere in Eagle County the speed limit in such areas is 45mph such as in Avon Colorado
answered on Mar 11, 2023
If you believe that the speed limit was unreasonable or illegal, you may want to consult with a traffic attorney or contact the court to contest the ticket.
How is it fair When a Judge lets the opposing party 2 agree on A continuance,when the Asking Party was not Given A Sufficient notice? Of course the opposing party is going to disagree with the request because it would give the requesting party time to obtain counsel or dispute the facts. So how... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2023
A continuance can be granted by a Court for any number of reasons but usually it needs to be for good cause. The granting or denial of a request to continue a hearing is within the discretion of the Court.
my friend anna is 17 her boyfriend is 30, they became friends in august 2021 an met up in april 2022, they had sex after she turned 18 an they both consented to it. she sent nudes to him after they had sex as well, her dad found out and wants to press charges. she turns 18 in april 2023, can he... Read more »
answered on Mar 6, 2023
The age of sexual consent in Colorado is 17.
What crime would her dad be pressing charges for?
Kid mother is taking my kids to see ex that I'm divorcing currently and collaborating with her to take everything from me. Can I stop her from taking my children to her
answered on Sep 18, 2022
You do not have the ability to stop the children's mother from taking the children to see people unless their safety is impacted.
It’s a dependency and neglect case opened a year ago. There have been no transcripts and finally after court last time I checked again and there are a year with of transcripts but all of the information is wrong, it even skips from 9/22 to 9/21 then back to 9/22. So there not even in order.
answered on Sep 15, 2022
Court reporters transcribe court proceedings. It is not common that they are wrong. However you can request an audio of the proceedings.
answered on Jun 15, 2022
The general answer is no, you are permitted to take medication as prescribed by a medical doctor. There may be an issue if you take more than the prescribed dosage.
Court appointed atty for Child Protective Services is the 2 atty that displayed misconduct. The proof comes in the form of the attys text messages & emails along with the behavior in which they displayed and the verbal things that were said to the client
answered on Apr 14, 2022
This may be a professional misconduct referral. There is not enough information here to discern whether this is a legal malpractice issue, or a breach of professional ethics. If this is an ethics issue, then you should make a complaint to the Office of Attorney Regulation COunsel. If this is an... Read more »
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