If you do not intend on hiring an attorney, the district attorney may discuss the matter with you. If you let the district know that you are hiring an attorney, the district attorney ethically should not speak with you regarding the matter.
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?
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 »
My ex-girlfriend showed up to my apartment uninvited requesting to retrieve the remainder of her items. I allowed her in and she ended up staying a while. I had fallen asleep and when I woke up, my ex and my cat were both gone. I had adopted the cat after we broke up and have documentation that I... Read more »
Yes you can still sue her for replevin. I’d also add claims for civil theft (possibility of being awarded attorney fees and triple damages), and also a claim for conversion which has a different mental state requirement than civil theft. The key is getting a show cause hearing set.
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 »
Ok so this was a domestic violence case in Colorado. I was never arrested or charged with any crime .This has all been civil .And the civil order of protection was dismissed by the judge.So I assumed I could then contact my ex girl friend. Then a da investigator says pending charges are under... Read more »
Good day. Sorry you have this confusion but also not sure what you are asking. It sounds like the court and sheriff have already told you there is no criminal or civil protection order prohibiting contact.
However, you say that they also informed you, which seems accurate, that if you...Read more »
The broker stopped after the deposit and took $19000 off the top in Feb 2021and stopped working on my behalf, had to go to another dealer for help or to his boss , who is who I dealt with, but there is Money issues that I didn't get credit for said they would sell home if payment wasn't... Read more »
You are buying a modular or manufactured home in Colorado. The law covering this purchase is a combination of contract law for the sale of goods and real estate law. Your purchase should have come with a sales agreement that clearly states the sales price and the delivery date. Even a statement...Read more »
I am currently in a custody case with 3 individuals. Me, the Father, and his sister/intervener (sister has guardianship) we just went through a Child family investigation and the CFI recommended that the guardianship is no longer in the best interest of my son and that my son should be returned to... Read more »
A CFI Report not not pertain to "justice" but rather the best interests of the children. Generally prosecutors are not interested in pursuing issues that arise in civil matters. However if you believe that someone behaved inappropriately in the civil case, you can raise that issue in the civil case.
This is a general answer to your question and not specific to your jurisdiction. However, drug possession is drug possession. It doesn't require one to use the drugs. Intent to distribute is generally based on the amount of drugs a person is possessing. If you have a pound of meth, and you...Read more »
Controlling and verbally abusive. I left him but neither one of us ever filed for divorce. In the midst of me leaving he stole $6000 from me. I have since moved back to TX and was just informed that he has remarried and confirmed it via records search in El Paso county. Can he be married to both of... Read more »
The legal standard for a restriction on parenting time is endangerment. The best way to establish endangerment is with a Department of Human Services investigation. If you believe that the child is being abused or neglected, you can make a report to the Department of Human Services.
I appeared in front of the judge today on a probation complaint hearing in which the judge moved forward with a status update hearing scheduled for August 23rd. However, My sentence will discharge on August 7th. So not sure what this means. I was not notified today that I will not be discharging on... Read more »
You should show up to court on August 23, 2021. Since any violation of probation is claimed to have happened prior to your discharge date, you continue to be on probation. You are entitled to be advised regarding how you violated probation. You are presumed innocent and sometimes a modification...Read more »
The answer to this question requires A LOT more information. Some of the questions I would need answered are the following: Does person A live with person B or did the person A trespass into person B's home to get the gun and clips? What is the nature of the relationship between person A...Read more »
And your question is? If there's been an arrest and the District Attorney is pursuing charges, then you have a right to defend yourself on the charges and your best way to do this is to get legal counsel to represent you. Discuss the false allegations and the lies with your legal team. If...Read more »
Me and my fiance have criminal cases open, non violent. He is currently in custody. I was wondering how it works to give the DA information as a trade to having him released and our cases closed. The information I have is on a high priority cold case, they recently offered a high reward for... Read more »
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