Child Custody

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16 Feb: What To Do If Your Ex Is In Violation Of The Parenting Plan

The first question to ask yourself is why is your ex is violation of the parenting plan? Is there a specific reason why? Is it something that you could fix by having a dialogue with your ex? Does your parenting plan have a mediation provision? If it does, you might want to look and see if you could set up a mediation session and try and resolve any disputes that you might have. Otherwise, your…

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02 Feb: What Will Child Support Cover?

Child support is intended to cover the basic needs for the child when the child is in your care. Child support also factors in things like work and school-related childcare costs, and extraordinary expenses for the child. For example, if the child needs to go to a private school due to special needs, that would be factored into child support. Under certain circumstances, when there is a long-distance parenting plan, the child support would also…

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26 Jan: Factors The Court Considers When Determining Child Custody

What factors does the court consider in determining child custody? Child custody is based upon the best interest of the child. There are a number of factors that are set forth in the statute that the court would consider. One factor is, does the parent have the ability to support the relationship of the other parent with the child. This is a huge factor. Are you going to be able to support the other parent’s…

22 Dec: When Does A Child Become Emancipated In Colorado?

In Colorado, child support goes until the child turns 19. So for at least for child support purposes, a child is emancipated when the child turns 19. In many instances, a child would have graduated from high school and might even attending college, but still, there will be a child support order. Child support can continue past the age of 19 if there are certain unique factors. One if a disability of the child that…