So he got his case I believe in 2006 and has was in prison for 13 calendars it was originally a 30-year sentence he recently was on parole and caught a charge a charge on parole. He was in Jefferson county fighting this case that he has opened for possession which he was there because he violated... Read more »
It sounds like your wife has a physical disability, not a legal disability. An example of a person under a legal disability would be a minor because minors cannot LEGALLY enter into contracts or receive inheritances in their own individual names.
A Colorado attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a GENERAL practice across the nation, most personal injury law firms handle cases on a contingency basis where their legal fee is generally one-third. Under such arrangement, the attorney fee is owed only upon a...Read more »
He does not have any parental rights absent a court determination that he should have them. It is sometimes possible for a non-parent to obtain parental rights if doing so appears to be in the best interests of the children.
Our contract was to rough in and finish plumbing for 2 1/2 baths, kitchen and laundry room. Terms were 50% due at start, 30% due after rough-in inspection and 20% due on completion. The homeowner hired an unlicensed plumber to finish the plumbing draw on the home, and the county passed the... Read more »
The real question is are you going to allow this homeowner to breach your contract without consequences? You have a contract, you have the right to enforce the terms of that contract and your expectations of profit therein.
My roommate needs to file an appeal for a court case she has involving our dog but she is away at treatment and can’t physically be present at court. What power of attorney can I use granting me permission to file the appeal on her behalf?
There is probably not anything you can do to get a POA for her if she is not suffering from a medical debilitation. She needs to contact an attorney to file the appeal. She can give you permission to do it for her, but the attorney will probably need to see something in writing. You should double...Read more »
Without knowing the specifics of what you're referring to and the specific Court order at issue, no attorney can say you're correct 100%. But, generally speaking, an Order from the Court that requires 2 parties to act or not act in a particular way can become moot upon the death of one...Read more »
I’ve been physically and emotionally abused all my life. She’s hit me recently. My bestfriend of 5 year is offering me a home and her mother wants to help me. What can I do? I have money and I’m graduating hs early. Can I move out early?
The age of majority or when you are a legal adult in CO as other states is 18 years of age. Until that time, your parents are legally responsible for you. A child is required to stay in high school only until he or she is 17. After that the child does not need their parents' to quit....Read more »
There many ways to do this including a trust. The simplest and cheapest way is to have them execute and record a beneficiary deed to their heirs. The heirs would have no present interest in the property, but upon the death of the last one, the home would pass to the heirs by operation of law and...Read more »
You can file for a legal separation, however most people file for dissolution instead. If you want to have a trial separation, you can do that without court action however each of your interests in marital property will continue to accrue.
Domestic violence and restraining order violation it's a low class misdemeanor well his health is bad I mean really bad he's he has stage 5 renal failure which is kidney failure he's on dialysis so he's not even a Flight Risk because if he doesn't take his dialysis he will... Read more »
He likely already has a bond because they cannot confine him indefinitely without a bond. There are ways of verify what the value of his bond is. You will need to consult with a lawyer on this. Being that he has a bond, to get him out on that bond, someone will need to pay it or otherwise...Read more »
It depends on the court. Many courts have changed to Webex for COVID reasons. The Court will inform you and her of the hearing procedures. You could also check the court webpage and you can find information there are hearing procedures.
I tied to qualify for public defender however, my pay would not allow it. I had my first appearance on the 29th. All the judge did was ask if I had an attorney, and since I did not he rescheduled my date to March. Why did it get rescheduled? Is he implying that I should get a lawyer?
from the animal shelter, name, phone, address, etc., and has called me wanting the dog back. I clearly said no. He claims his ex wife gave the dog away to the shelter and he didn’t find out until 4 months later. He has since sued me and the animal shelter for custody of the dog. The dog is... Read more »
You will definitely need to defend yourself in the Court action and prove ownership. WRT your safety I recommend considering a Protective Order. You should contact an attorney to discuss this matter in more detail so that the specific facts of our case can be reviewed and you can receive detailed...Read more »
An initial status conference will be scheduled within 42 days after filing and generally the filing party has to establish service at that time. If service has not been accomplished in that time then the filing party will have to explain why it has not been accomplished and request an extension.
My support was lowered in sept. I continued to received the same support in sept and oct because the child support office had not processed the court order yet. I had not received anything since Oct 7th and was told by them that was due to the modification and had been paid more in sept/oct. Made... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. Everything that you are describing sounds possible. For example, your ex's payment could have been garnished for another debt. You might request a copy of the support documentation from the caseworker to review or ask to speak with a manager who might...Read more »
Long story short, I recently had my passport revoked while abroad due to a state felony arrest warrant being issued for me about 8 years ago. During my time abroad, I have filled my US taxes every year, voted in every election (same district that has filled the charges), been registered in the... Read more »
I would approach it this way. I would contact a very good criminal lawyer in the jurisdiction where the criminal action is lodged and abide his advice. If your theory (or any theory) is correct, then you can attack the passport problem once you have your...Read more »
I applied for affirmative asylum in the past but before I was called for the interview I obtained my green card through VAWA. I have now closed my asylum case since I'm now a permanent resident. Can I visit my home countryto visit my sick mum? Will I have problem with point of entry officers... Read more »
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