I am sorry to hear about your situation. The father has priority for custody. However if he is not interested in exercising custody, he might be able to enter into a consent agreement with you for adoption or custody.
The lies were proven in court and judge told her to return the child and she did not. She hid my child causing her to not be able to attend school, I thought my child might be dead. At contempt hearing the judge said there was not an order even though I have a recording of him saying it and last... Read more »
First off, I am so sorry you're experiencing this.
Now, unfortunately, what you've written here is a bit confusing and inconsistent. On one hand, you're saying that there was a formal contempt order from the court, but on the other hand you're saying the same judge...Read more »
It depends on the facts of the interstate jurisdiction and where the controlling order is. In order to enforce or modify an order in Colorado, the order has to be registered here but depending on the facts, the original state may still have jurisdiction.
It was absolutely an accident But he was arrested anyway. I was drunk and crying and they wouldn’t listen to me. He didn’t do anything wrong, he never has and never would hit me but they arrested him anyway. I’m going on Monday to try and talk to the judge is there anything more I can do?
You should speak with the DA assigned to the case, as well as the victim's rights advocate. They should know what you've written here. That said, what you've written here could get you in trouble, so I would advise not to post anything further online.
We have had permanent guardianship of a boy who is not biologically related to either of us. His parents have been out of the picture for a while now and we want to adopt him. I would like to send them both a form to voluntarily terminate their rights to make the process go smoother.
There is no form. It is possible for a parent to agree to terminate parental rights if there is another fit person, usually a step-parent, available to adopt them. However a court proceeding is required and a court would have to approve the request. If you have guardianship through a juvenile court...Read more »
The answer to your question technically depends on what your current custodial rights status is and the circumstances surround yours and the mother's custodial agreement. However, a Court would not likely contest a lawful parent gaining custody of their child while their other primary...Read more »
I've been going through a custody case where my daughter's mom is using my current moment of unemployment due to unforeseen back surgery. Her and her attorney have made false accusations, one after another and having a super biased magistrate and no representation, they have succeeded in... Read more »
That answer depends entirely on what she said in her motion and the reasons she is asking for a change. There is no short answer to this question. You will need to consult with an attorney if you want to successfully challenge her motion.
My ex has listed his college tuition contribution to our emancipated children under "Children's Expenses - tuition" on his Sworn Financial Statement. I thought Children's Expenses was referring to those kids that are subject to our child support negotiation, not our adult... Read more »
In my household I’ve been trying to do everything right and take care of myself and others. My parents are emotionally abusive, and gaslight me every time I get upset. I’m seventeen now and I have a place to go if I leave but my parents say they’ll call the police if I go through with... Read more »
I'm sorry to hear how you are feeling in your home. You are not "emancipated" or legally an adult in CO until you are 18 years of age. You can become emancipated before 18 if you enter the military, get married or if the court to grants you emancipation. Parents are legally...Read more »
My son is almost 9 and my son's father hasn't had contact with him much over his life. We split up before he was born, he's not listed on his birth certificate, however there was a dna test done when he was about 5 months old by social services to prove relationship for child support... Read more »
Since they are not married, she can do a custody case for issues regarding their son. She may need to do a partition action (lawsuit) to deal with the house. She can do a replevin (lawsuit) for her personal property. She should get a lawyer to help her with all this.
A CFI is a "Child and Family Investigator". This is person appointed by the court to investigate the situation na give recommendations to the judge about a disputed custody issue. The CFI is usually a mental health professional or an attorney. The parties are usually responsible for...Read more »
He’s now insisting on being the one to take them to all medical, dental and vision appointments. I feel we should take turns since we can’t both go in right now. He’s fighting me on it. We have 50/50 everything. I know it’s a power play but I don’t know what to do.
If there are no restrictions in the court order from both of you going to the doctor appointments then you don't need his permission to go. Just show up. By the same token you can't prevent him from going either.
To care for our daughter during his normal week. I agreed to give it a trial period, and see how our daughter handled her dad not being there. However, his new wife has failed to answer all but one of my calls during the week, despite orders stating we are both allowed to call our daughter while... Read more »
This requires a review of your current parenting plan to determine exactly what you can/cannot do. You can file a motion to modify the plan if the current plan is not in your child's best interests. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
So this last Friday my ex came and verbally we had a thing that she's going to pick up the kids Friday Saturday Sunday Monday but instead she shows up but the cops but the protection order saying that I abuse her and my daughter and they took my daughter and gave her custody but they let my... Read more »
I am assuming there is a hearing set to decide whether the protection order will be extended. If so, you need to be prepared to present evidence at that hearing to show that her allegations are false. You should get a lawyer to help you with this.
sit down and come to a fair and agreeable parenting schedule, she filed a restraining order against me, essentially eliminating any contact with my son. The court date for the protective order is Oct. 8.
What options are available to have this bogus order lifted prior to the Oct. 8 court... Read more »
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