How Long Does A Child Custody Case Take In Colorado?


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How Long Does A Child Custody Case Take In Colorado?

The amount of time a child custody case takes depends on whether or not the child custody case is in the context of a dissolution of marriage proceeding. If that's the case, the dissolution of marriage case needs to be pending for 91 days before the court is going to issue a decree of dissolution of marriage.

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Child Support and Visitation in Colorado

In Colorado, the courts follow Colorado Revised Statutes 14-10-115 as a basic layout of the rules for determining the amount of child support. In Colorado, if the non-custodial spouse violates the visitation order, you may file an order to hold him or her in contempt of the court. check to learn more.

Child Custody in Colorado

In Colorado, child custody is known as “allocation of decision-making responsibility” and “allocation of parental responsibility.” The allocation of responsibility is awarded by the court based on what is in the best interests of the child. When awarding parental responsibility, Colorado courts are not rewarding one parent and punishing the other. In Colorado, several types of parental responsibility arrangements are available, including sole responsibility, joint responsibility, or a combination of sole and joint responsibility. check to learn more.