answered on May 20, 2023
As you have stated it, it is impossible to answer this question.
That will depend on whether the adoption has been completed or not first. If it has, then it depends on how long ago it was completed to determine whether you even still can appeal it.
If it has not been completed,... Read more »
My mother who had ALzheimer gave my sister POA and 14 months before she died, my sister made herself beneficiary on my mother bank accounts.. They lived in Ohio and I live in Colorado. Bank accounts are not part of the probate. Bank will not give me my mother's account history because, pretty... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2023
It sounds like you will need to pursue this in Ohio. Jurisdiction attaches where the person who passed away lived when they died. Since your mother did not live in Colorado when she died, Colorado would not have jurisdiction over this matter, so you could not purse this here.
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I am the petitioner and the mother. I filed 56 days ago and the respondent was ordered to respond within 21 days. He has not responded and has not made and mandatory disclosures but did attend the initial status conference where they ordered us to mediation. It was ordered to schedule mediation... Read more »
answered on May 16, 2023
I would suggest asking the mediator to file a certificate with the Court indicating that you attempted to schedule the mediation and paid your portion of the fees. If that does not occur, then I would file a status report with the Court stating everything you have done up to this point. Regarding... Read more »
If you are ordered to pay $500 in child support and they garnish your checks $250 biweekly to pay it occasionally you get a 3rd check a month and they garnish that one too. That brings you to paying $750 that month. What happens to that extra money and is it even legal to take more than the court... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2023
The best way to get a clear answer is to talk to Child Support Enforcement. They can tell you what is going on there. If there are arrears owed, that would be one explanation. Start there.
Usually, when child support is garnished, those extra weeks are calculated into it so that the same... Read more »
My Fiancé and I are both former military, and my Fiancé told me we have to wait to get our marriage license because their divorce decree was sealed. From my basic knowledge, as long as it is finalized, you're allowed to be able to remarry, so it being sealed should have no bearing on us... Read more »
answered on Apr 24, 2023
You ask a very interesting question, I would be happy to weigh in.
It sounds like your fiance was previously married and a party to an action to dissolve that marriage. The act of sealing an order of the Court does not usually have an impact on its legal weight. That means that the document... Read more »
The value of the property is $395,000 In the amount owed is $330,000 and the net value equity is $65,000 and the outstanding debt is 20000 and the down payment was 12,000 which was paid in full by my wife and they are offering me 5,000 for to buy me out and they offering me a chance for me to not... Read more »
answered on Apr 21, 2023
I think this is better posed as a math question. There are allot of factors to this question that are not shown here including your risk tolerance, the cost to sell the house, the real FMV. I would think 1st you would need to establish if there is a presumption that you are... Read more »
What is the real true reason that lawyers won’t take on Child Protective service cases? Every parent I’ve spoken with had nothing but grief with the court appointed lawyer. With mounds of evidence that CPS falsified manipulated coerced and lied just to remove new born baby at birth and... Read more »
answered on Apr 12, 2023
Having represented parents in CPS cases earlier in my career, it is my opinion that the real true reason is such clients frequently do not pay the attorneys for their services.
Like other significant litigation, CPS cases require a lawyer to spend a great deal of time, including time... Read more »
There is an order for reimbursement within 30 days, yet other parent waits up to 1 1/2 years to submit receipts for repayment for child's medical care. What, if any, is an actual and acceptable time frame? Not to mention multiple duplicate statements with no proof of payment or prior conferral.
answered on Apr 8, 2023
I am sorry to hear that you are going through this. I know that co-parenting with an ex can be difficult, and the financial relationship that you two now share is oftentimes wrought with strife, frustration, and consternation. Assuming that your Orders (the parenting plan and the... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2023
You ask a great question! In most cases, there is no statutory prerequisite concerning QDRO's that have to be met in order for the Court to enter a Dissolution of Decree of Marriage. Many times, a Separation Agreement (the agreement that details the manner and methods... Read more »
answered on Apr 3, 2023
No, a QDRO does not need to be drafted and filed before the Decree is signed by the Judge.
It is possible you could file it with the other settlement documents, but it is not typical in most cases. The language included in QDROs often includes reference to the date the decree issued, so it... Read more »
We've been having issues we have 50/50 custody and due to all the drama last week I made him meet me at the police station not even 5 minutes away from where we're supposed to meet for the parenting plan but now he's telling me he's going to make me go all the way to Arvada... Read more »
answered on Mar 30, 2023
If I am understanding your situation, you have a parenting plan with a designated location for exchanging the child(ren). Neither parent should "make" the other meet at a different location unless it is agreed upon, preferably in writing. Parenting time exchanges should also be free... Read more »
answered on Mar 15, 2023
In general no, once a civil protection order is dismissed "without prejudice", then the case is closed in the court system. Without prejudice means that the party who filed the civil protection order can refile it at a later time; however, it is worth noting that most courts would want... Read more »
New baby with new father new case while separate case open with older child set for APR hearing.
answered on Mar 13, 2023
I don't think anyone can give you the reassurance you appear to be looking for. Mostly, you're asking us to predict the future.
Is it possible? If all of the facts align correctly, if the Judge sees it from your perspective. Yes, it's technically possible.... Read more »
I need lawyers to help defend violations of civil rights by human services case workers judges and lawyers and commit extortion harassment discrimination and retaliation guilty of kidnapping disabled child and social worker purges herself on the stand during a contested hearing of treatment plan... Read more »
answered on Mar 11, 2023
Yes, there are lawyers who work on a contingency basis for civil rights violations, including cases involving violations by human services case workers, judges, and lawyers. These lawyers typically work on a contingency fee basis, meaning that they do not charge any upfront fees and instead take a... Read more »
answered on Mar 9, 2023
Since you're asking, I'm guessing that perhaps the relationship with the child's other parent is not particularly cordial. So my first recommendation is read your Orders to see if there is any restriction. Sometimes, there is a restriction in the Order, usually if there has been... Read more »
answered on Mar 9, 2023
As Ms. Janko noted, child support is going to have no bearing on the division of parenting time. The one and only time under Colorado law that they have any bearing on each other is when child support is calculated, the parenting time (specifically the number of overnights) is part of the formula.... Read more »
So if a opposing party would intentionally show up at my house with the objective to get me arrested for a warrent that was granted off of false information. Then after finally being released from jail 8 days later I would receive a letter via USPS about a hearing to restrict my parenting time... Read more »
answered on Mar 8, 2023
This question is impossible to answer without more information. Generally, the notice must be "reasonable". Many factors can go into whether it is "reasonable" or not though. In some circumstances it may be "reasonable" to expect parties to appear at a hearing... Read more »
answered on Mar 7, 2023
A motion to restrict parenting time is brought pursuant to C.R.S. 14-10-129(4), and is an emergency motion asking the court to prohibit all unsupervised parenting time with the children by the other parent because the children are in imminent danger of physical or emotional harm with that parent.... Read more »
answered on Mar 3, 2023
While Colorado may lift restrictions on someone's driver's license for failing to register their vehicle, failing to pay traffic related fines, and certain criminal offenses, your driver's license can still be suspended for failing to pay child support. This is pursuant to C.R.S. §... Read more »
My ex is asking for extra money to pay for daycare fees. I am already paying child support. Am I expected to pay for half the daycare expenses too? My child is in the state of Colorado
answered on Mar 2, 2023
Generally childcare is included in the child support order. If it is, it is part of the order. If you are ordered to reimburse, then you have to reimburse. If the court has not ordered it, statute requires it, however a court would have to enforce the statute.
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