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Q: In a [stand·alone] trial: how would one protest at the lack of witnesses &or testimony provided from qualified ones?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 26, 2019

It's something you could express concern about to your attorney. In terms of preparation for trial, your attorney would have done the investigation and research into identifying witnesses who would be necessary in supporting your position. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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Q: Someone threatened me and he said that he is gonna kill me so what can I do

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William Jaksa
William Jaksa answered on Oct 15, 2019

Police will investigate and depending on what they learn and believe they may lay criminal charges, or caution the guy. A lawyer can write and serve a cease and desist letter instruction the person not to contact you again. In some jurisdictions, you can ask for a peace bond if you fear for your... Read more »

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Q: I am being evicted and want to go to court to fight it, but I have a warrant, will the judge know this?
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Jan 25, 2017

It is possible. Housing court and criminal courts are completely separate, so the issue may not come up. To be safe, it is best to assume that it will be discovered.

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Q: Is it legal for code enforcement to come on my property to find code violations when i have no trespassing sign?

I have specifically listed code enforcement on my no trespassing signs and they continued to come on my property to hunt for code violations.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 25, 2016

Yes, government agents have a right to enter without consent (which your "no trespassing" sign states) under numerous situations (code compliance being one of the reasons).

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Q: How do I find out if my lawyer actually filed temporary orders or not. She said the judge denied it but I'm not sure
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 25, 2016

It is possible that the temporary order are filed or were just hear orally. If they were filed, you can ask the clerk where the case was filed for the filings (a fee is required - it is $10 for lawyers). If there were only oral, then the only way to see is to get a transcript (again see the clerk... Read more »

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Q: My exboyfriend is suing me for my dog after he was convicted of domestic violence. Can he get a court order for my dog?

He was charged with domestic violence and criminal mischief. He is now getting a court order to have my dog taken from me and given to him. Can he do this or does this have to go in front of a judge (with myself present) before any ownership is determine. Please note, all of the purchase receipts,... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 23, 2016

Under Colorado law, pets are property. Property can be divided between couples after the relationship ends, even for non-married couples. The difference for non-marriage couples is that unless there is evidence of an overlapping of financial resources or care, the party with the greatest ownership... Read more »

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Q: Helllo, I am not a licensed Realtor or Broker in CO. I am wondering if I can list a seller's home, take pics & close

I am wondering if I can list a seller's home, take pics & close the deal if I use a Broker for the official $ transaction. Basicly I would do all the listings, showings and negotiations between parties but not handle any $. Is that legal in the state of CO? I am trying to beat local realtor... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 23, 2016

Sorry, under Colorado law (CRS 12-61-102) a person holding themselves out as a broker OR conducting the work of a broker must be licensed in Colorado. The penalties are sever if you practice without a license – including: fines, jail time, forfeiture of commission, and voiding the sale. The two... Read more »

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Q: 28 yr. old daughter pulled over in Wy has Colo license, officer said was cancelled, gave ticket and kept license. how

can she drive home to colorado legally.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 22, 2016

She cannot drive home legally. In some states it is legal for police to confiscate driver's licenses under some circumstances - I am not familiar with WY driver's laws so I cannot say whether the officer overstepped or not. The legal options consist of towing (I know this will be astronomically... Read more »

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Q: 28 yr. old daughter pulled over in Wy has Colo license, officer said was cancelled, gave ticket and kept license. how

can she drive home to colorado legally.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 22, 2016

She cannot drive home legally. In some states it is legal for police to confiscate driver's licenses under some circumstances - I am not familiar with WY driver's laws so I cannot say whether the officer overstepped or not. The legal options consist of towing (I know this will be astronomically... Read more »

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Q: What form do I need for by someone living in out of state, that is the sucessor to my brothers estate giving me authoriz

There is no real estate, he was single, no children, it all should go to my fater. He is 83 and lives in las vegas. How do he appoint me to claim all of his property from another family members house.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 21, 2016

I assume that this is part of a probating estate. If so, there is no form to bypass a beneficiary of record. You have two options: (1) have the estate probate to your father and then have your father transfer the assets to you as a gift, devise or sale; (2) your father can repudiate his... Read more »

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Q: Is it against the law in Colorado for a buyer to be present at a home inspection?
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 21, 2016

It is not illegal, but it would be very unusual for a buyer to be present at the inspection. Before the inspection check the sales agreement to see if there is any language about this. Next make sure that both the inspector and the seller are ok with the buyer's presence.

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Q: Can someone in my situation apply for advanced parole?

I am on DACA currently studying criminal justice, i have been thinking for a while to obtain a minor in international business. My friend in Mexico who owns a couple of gas stations made me in offer to learn how the business work during the month of july which is the busiest of the year, what type... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 19, 2016

Repeat Question. See prior answer.

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Q: My ex and I have joint custody. He recently moved and refuses to give me his new address, can he do this?

My ex and I have 50/50 custody with equal decision making. She stays with him a week then me a week. He recently moved and will not provide me his new address. I have asked for it a couple times. His previous home sale closed on February 12th and my daughter has been mentioning since before that... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 19, 2016

Your ex is likely violating your custody agreement and most certainly violating Colorado law. I suggest that you file a contempt charge against your ex. Our local courthouse will have resources to assist you or you can hire a lawyer.

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Q: I'm a trans man and my wife used a sperm donor, can I sign the birth certificate in Colorado?

My wife and I had a sperm donor. We don't know him. We didn't go through a doctor or anything. We found him online, met up and did what we needed to do. He doesn't know our names or numbers and we don't know his. We have been married since January and this will be our first kid. Can I sign the... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 19, 2016

Without reviewing your specifics of your situation I cannot say for certain, but I can give you some general information and guidance. Colorado wholly adopted the most recent version of the Uniform Parentage Act (UPA), which has specific guidance for assisted reproduction. The section you are... Read more »

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Q: Can I change my son's last name to my married last name? His dad left when he was one year old now he is almost 5.
Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 18, 2016

Yes, you can. Here is the link to the CO Courts: http://www.intotolegal.com/upcoming%20Events/Forms.html (click on Judicial Branch and scroll down toward the bottom until you find "name changes"). You can do this without a lawyer, but you may want to contact a lawyer for legal assistance and advice.

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Q: Can someone in my situation apply for advanced parole?

I am on DACA currently studying criminal justice, i have been thinking for a while to obtain a minor in international business. My friend in Mexico who owns a couple of gas stations made me in offer to learn how the business work during the month of july which is the busiest of the year, what type... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 18, 2016

If you have a completed DACA you can leave the country with advanced parole (this is different if your DACA is being processed or under review). If you want more information about the application you can do the following: contact an immigration attorney, visit the USCIS website, and/or schedule an... Read more »

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Q: Im 19 years old and still in trurency court, I was wondering can i move and this would be dropped?

I'm in contempted court though, and i have been in this for almost 5 years already. I live in Fort Morgan Colorado but im moving to Denver

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 17, 2016

Moving will not change anything, since the original court will still have jurisdiction (power) over you (i.e. they can force you to come to court). It is fine if you want to move to Denver, but you will still have to make appearance in Ft. Morgan. You may be able to move some (but probably not all)... Read more »

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Q: In Colorado, if I did not file a police report, how late can you do it for fender bender / minor accident?

,Man admitted fault to accident, we agreed to pay out of pocket or insurance, no police. He is now not answering my calls/texts. I have text messages with the man at fault admitting guilt/fault, asking for pictures of damage, setting up our time to meet for the estimate. I have the body shop as... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 17, 2016

While you can file an accident report with the police, it will be of little weight. I would contact your insurance company and provide them with updated information and follow their instructions. You can also contact the other drivers insurance or file a petition in small claims court (both not... Read more »

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Q: What constitutes a "conversation" for purposes of legal recording in Colorado? Must you stop recording when asked?

I attended an HOA meeting last week where a homeowner was taping the meeting. He came in, said "Hi", was acknowledged by some board members, then sat down and listened to the remainder of the meeting. Eventually, someone noticed that he was recording the discussions. There is nothing in the HOA... Read more »

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 16, 2016

If you want specific advice and guidance you will need to hire a lawyer for their legal opinion (Justia is only for general information). Turning to section 304, you are correct Colorado is a single consent state without a requirement of notification, however, look at the language "not visibly... Read more »

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Q: Where can I get help to recover stolen property

Person of trust took title to my vehicle forged my name. He then had cops come to arrest me for stealing 'His" vehicle it was give it up or go to jail and they would take it anyway. Cops would NOT listen to what I said at all. Criminal charges are pending against him at Pueblo DA.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz
Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Mar 16, 2016

If you plan to hire a private criminal defense attorney mention the title problem -- your attorney should be able to handle both the criminal defense and clearing the fraud from the car title. If you plan on using a public defender (which is fine), the PD will only be able to help you is not far as... Read more »

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