It looks like you are seeking an attorney for what appears to be an appeal matter. Do not wait to be contacted by attorney. That isn't the way this board works. It is for posting legal questions. You can seek out attorneys, but you can't sit and wait to be contacted by one based on a post....Read more »
The nature of an action is the type of case it is - contract, tort, infringement, etc. The complexity is just what the word means - whether it involves multiple parties, difficult legal theories, expert opinions, etc. Merit essentially means the validity of the action.
I don’t practice in Colorado, but your question hasn’t been picked up for three weeks. Here are some answers for your questions. The nature of an action means how it might be characterized. For instance, is it a contract claim involving a business dispute? Is it a tort claim for negligence or...Read more »
If you are interested in the field, you should not let such comments discourage you. People say many things about certain lines of work, and such opinions are sometimes based on their personal feelings or the social norms they grew up with. You should try to learn as much about the field as...Read more »
Civil rights violation case judge ruled that while I was wrongfully arrested imprisoned on no bail hold never going before a judge the entire 19 days that my dogs were in a state of conversion they kept there where abouts withheld from me and I was lied to daily about my dogs the judge subpoenaed... Read more »
No, the police in KS do not have jurisdiction in Colorado and the the Colorado police will consider it a civil matter. You would have to sue the Colorado shelter. But there is case law in CO that says that if the dogs were adopted out to a bona fife third party (meaning a purchaser who didn’t...Read more »
My sister, who is a U.S. citizen passed away, and custody was granted to dad by default. He was deported, and then my nephew was sent to live with him in Mexico. I haven't spoken to him since the day before he left for Mexico, and the father is ignoring everyone in the family trying to contact my... Read more »
Unfortunately, under Colorado law, you likely do not have what's called "standing," meaning the legal right to seek custody of the child, given that he is in the care of a parent. Grandparents or great grandparents could potentially seek grandparent visitation, but aunts and uncles have no legal...Read more »
This is a very fact-specific matter, but the general rule is that Colorado does NOT consider an intoxicated person capable of consenting to sex. This can occur whether or not the accused actively participated/encouraged/facilitated the intoxication of the victim or not.
children during pool hours. I told them no, and that I would have to talk to our board of directors about a final decision. I'm assuming since we are a public entity that the establishment clause would prevent them from doing this legally. Any suggestions you could give me would be very helpful.
Private property, even if wholly funding by the government, can lawfully restrict use/actions of any "visitor" with or withhold cause for any reason. Note this is very broad (hence why some court clubs in the south still lawfully restrict African-Americans and other groups from use and membership)....Read more »
In Colorado, a report of domestic violence must be investigated by the police. There are some exceptions (usually tied to inability to discover the location and/or unavailable police officers). The statute does not have a penalty section per se if the police do not arrive, but a systematic pattern...Read more »
I received a letter today from the City of Aurora (Colorado) stating contempt of court proceedings will be started against me if I do not call the Jury's Commissioner's office within 10 days, which I'll be sure to do. But I never received a summons. Can I really be held in contempt of court under... Read more »
You can claim that you were not provided notice, but this won't excuse the appearance obligation. You can be held in contempt for non-appearance. This type of proceeding is relatively rare, and usually if you show up for jury duty (without incident) nothing happens. In the rare cases where contempt...Read more »
I should have been more clear. The Sec o' State's rep said that it was not at all possible under Colorado's Laws & Constitution. That kind of "impossible". Not just hard/expensive. I am asking if I need to start a petition to change the CO Constitution just to be able to legally remove a... Read more »
Recall elections are highly technical matters. Only highly specialized attorneys have sufficient knowledge to assess a claim and provide guidance. As a result, you will need to contact an attorney with a specialty in election law directly. Be warned, this type of attorney does not come cheap....Read more »
I understand that a P.O. can revocate a probationer at any time during probation right down to the last day. However waiting to violate the probationer on the 720th day of a 730 day sentence when they had been in violation from the very start. The only thing probationer did consistently was keep... Read more »
I cannot comment on the correctness of the PO's actions. One factor is that the parole system is horribly overloaded--this leads to delays. It is possible that the monthly appearances and heavy caseload caused the PO to not review whether all the terms of the parole were complied with. While this...Read more »
The judge did not accept our request and allowed the testimonies to be accepted. There were many objections that we had during the trial and our lawyer was vocal about them during the trial but the judge seemed to be very biased and accept whatever the District Attorney requested. We lost trial... Read more »
Since I was not there and I do not know your case, I cannot comment on all the particularities of your case. I can, however, provide general information. A suppression hearing (often attached to a motion in limine) is nothing more than a request (usually by the defendant) to exclude evidence from...Read more »
After i was stopped i was first asked to step out of the vehcile to be searched. I said no a # of times until the officer bribed me saying if i step out of the vehcile and does not find anything illegal on me he will not search my vehcile. So i stepped out thinking he would go good on his bribe, he... Read more »
It goes back to English law (which the US adopted). There are two concepts: (1) under old (midlevel) English law suicide was illegal [this prevented a suicide victim from being buried at the local parish graveyard] and (2) under English law (which is still true and generally still true in most of...Read more »
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