My ex husband kept my son from any contact with me for a year and a half. During which time he removed him from school telling him it was for his own good he is to stupid to be in public. He socially isolated him. Neglected to give medical treatment to him on numerous occasions. He and his wife... Read more »
You can ask for it if he has been convicted of a crime related to child abuse, however the court may grant supervised visitation instead if it determines that the supervised contact would be in the best interests of the child.
Assault in the second degree class 6 felony.accussed of trying to strangle my girlfriend while driving down road.i was in work truck.50 foot truck and trailer loaded 106,000 thousand pounds.before court asked if im willing to take her back to idaho where we live.then once we get there start the no... Read more »
To be perfectly honest, this question is a bit hard to follow. I read the question as - "Is a public defender allowed to advise their client that they may transport a domestic violence victim outside the state?"
Assuming this is your question, I would respond in a few ways:...Read more »
The restraining order was from domestic violence had a portection order and it was a lot of vehicles and a camper (all his belongings were in it) I was also being told by code enforcement that they (20 some vehicles) needed to be removed or they were going to condem my property for it being... Read more »
I was involved in a pretty horrific domestic assault on 1/4/2021. My, now ex (who is facing criminal charges due to this) and I were on a lease together. However, due to Colorado law and domestic violence victims, I notified our landlord immediately with the protection order and vacated the home on... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. The statute allows for your release from the lease though you would still owe one month's rent. As for landlord collection, the landlord vies both people on the lease as being financially responsible and can seek to collect the rent from either person...Read more »
I’ve had a problem with my roommates who are married. They keep fighting at extremely high volume, and get physical with each other. I’ve physically seen the man on top of her holding her down, appearing to be choking her. They have been hitting each other. Breaking things. All within direct... Read more »
If they live in your home, there is a workable argument to make that your roommates essentially assume the risk that you would see, record and report any of their misconduct. This could be likened to laws that note that, generally speaking, someone can wear a wire while police are recording and...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.
My daughter called 911 because my husband and I were fighting and when she came into the room I was unconscious on the floor. He said I hit him but there are no marks on him and I do not remember hitting him. I have a lot of bruising that I have taken pictures of. The officers said they had to... Read more »
First off, I am so sorry you are experiencing this.
As for your question, you can certainly report that your husband was the initial aggressor and you are the victim. But the fact that you already admitted to being the aggressor will likely be considered against you and the police/DA may...Read more »
My ex has falsely reported me for DV several times. After I was charged and some cases convicted she filed for Spousal Transitional Compensation through the military. This is a payout of over $100,000 over a three year period and free healthcare.
A benefit to the named victim in a case for filing an allegation against you would be considered a possible motive to lie. This information, particularly if known by the government, should be discovered to the defense.
Each case and scenario must be reviewed individually in relation to...Read more »
My uncle disappeared. He did leave a message on Facebook saying he was going "off the grid", but that message has also disappeared. Police in Centennial, CO (where he lived) and Denver refuse to report him as a missing person because they say he is an adult who left voluntarily. But the... Read more »
First off, I am sorry that you and your family are suffering through this.
As for the law concerning missing persons, you may consult CO Statute 16-2.7-102, which states that "any person with relevant, credible information suggesting that a person is missing MAY make a missing person...Read more »
My best friend who is a male, got beat by his now ex girlfriend. She hit him several times breaking skin around his eye, so he slapped her, threw her on the bed, and put her in a headlock to try to get her to stop. There are no marks on her that I know of but he has a cut under his eye and a black... Read more »
The physical force used by your friend on his ex girlfriend would qualify as misdemeanor third degree assault, and possibly felony second degree assault for the pressure applied to the neck in the headlock. However, conduct that may qualify as assault (or even homicide) can be...Read more »
Good day, The short answer is "it depends, more info is needed."
The longer answer: If this is a Colorado case, every felony and misdemeanor in Colorado has a different presumptive range of what you can be sentenced to. However, in general, the maximum years you can be...Read more »
The law in effect at the time of your alleged crime. There may - however - be an argument that if the law changed and is now more lenient - you should fall under the revised law. This issue is very fact-specific. Best H
You can file an action for allocation of parental responsibilities assuming the child lives in Colorado. Other states may have different name for a similar custody case. The court will establish a parenting time schedule for you. You should get a lawyer for this.
So my sister is 17 and we’ve been fighting a lot. I’m 20 and she tells me if I get into a physical altercation with her she’ll press charges. We live in the same house but the address on my ID is different. Can I get into trouble for physically fighting with her? I also have a daughter so if... Read more »
I emailed notification in writing to landlord and leasing firm within 3 days of signing lease that I was threatened by a man to sign the lease in my name so he could live there. I sent record of this mans criminal felony background. Leasing agent and landlord responded with I had to pay a full year... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. Typically a landlord would want to see a protection order against the other occupant on the lease to establish the grounds for release from the lease based on domestic violence. A report of unrelated felonies would not provide sufficient grounds from release...Read more »
He's held me at gunpoint several times & got arrested for it. I may go into hiding since he's just been released on bond. I want out of the land deal, but the sellers want to keep my $1,000 deposit. They have other buyers waiting to purchase. Sad they want to keep my deposit. Can I... Read more »
I am sorry to hear about your situation. There are laws that allow a person to cancel a lease if there is evidence of domestic violence, so that the victim does not have to live with the abuser. However a land deal would not require the victim to live with the abuser so may well not fall under the...Read more »
It would be important to have more information, however the order does not proscribe victim action. Nevertheless, it is not a good idea to engage in actions that would potentially entice the restrained party to violate the order, such as contacting him or her. It could potentially be construed as a...Read more »
We were married June 2017 in Colorado Springs. My wife is a foreigner and was here on a fiance visa, she went missing February last year and said she was going back to her home country, but nobody knows where she is. A few days ago she sent her half of the completed and signed divorce papers to me... Read more »
Typically, I prefer to respond to questions posted on this forum with practical advice. However, my advice today to you is that you need to go speak, in person, with an attorney regarding this matter. There are so many nuances here to your story that need to be fully discussed with an attorney....Read more »
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