By: Jessica A. Saldin During the 2019 regular session, Colorado’s legislature passed a new law regarding protection orders. This law did not replace or change the old law; it simply forms a separate protection order basis. This new law governs what are now called “Extreme Risk Protection Orders.” This new law allows
Temporary Orders in Family Law Cases
By Michelle L. Searcy Whether you have been served with a family law case or have initiated one, in Colorado, your first court appearance will be an initial status conference. While the purpose of this meeting is to give you important information about your responsibilities in the case, it is also your
Can I Get My Colorado Restraining Order Removed?
By: Jessica A. Saldin If you are faced with a permanent protection order, it is not uncommon for one of the first questions you ask yourself to be, “is this restraining order truly permanent or can it ever be modified or terminated?” As a point of clarification, this blog only addresses civil
Restraining Orders and Protection From Out of State Domestic Abusers (Parocha v. Parocha)
By: Curtis Wiberg On May 21, 2018, the Colorado Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of Parocha v. Parocha, 2018 CO 41. The case involved a wife who fled an abusive relationship in New Jersey, with her infant daughter, to reside in Colorado with her family. Once here in Colorado,