Highlands Ranch Emergency/Short Term Representation
If you are looking for legal representation for your family law case right away, the attorneys at Plog & Stein, P.C. are ready to step in and help. We provide clients in the Highlands Ranch area with representation for emergency hearings and short term notice cases involving family law. Often times, these situations arise in child custody. For example, if one parent becomes an “imminent danger” to the children or if one party threatens to leave the state with the children, filing an emergency motion may be necessary. Sometimes financial emergencies may also arise. Likewise, a quick legal response may be needed to deal with a restraining order case, regardless of which side you are on. Whatever your circumstances, our firm is equipped to move quickly to deal with your family law situation, including hearings, consultations, or helping you meet a filing deadline.
What Does It Take to Deal with a Custody Emergency?
In a custody situation where one parent believes there is an imminent danger for their children to visit with the other party, filing a motion to restrict parenting time may be necessary. In the state of Colorado, C.R.S. 14-10-129(4) sets forth the standard for dealing with custody emergencies tied into the restriction of parenting time rights. This can arise due to drug and alcohol use, child abuse or neglect, domestic violence, and acute mental illness. Sadly, we also see instances in which a motion to restrict might be filed without a valid basis. In those instances, we also defend clients against those allegations. Emergencies necessitating quick action can also arise In circumstances in which a parent is threatening to leave the state with the children, or has already done so. In those cases, emergency parental abduction measures may be needed. Our Denver divorce attorneys can assist Highlands Ranch residents in taking prompt action.
In the case of imminent danger, proving the immediacy of harm to the child is key to getting the courts to take action. In any emergency, tangible proof will be needed to file a motion. It is vital to issue subpoenas and gather evidence quickly. With a successful filing, visitation immediately stops and a contested court hearing will take place within 14 days. If you need immediate representation, don’t delay in speaking with an attorney who knows what it takes to get you a hearing and who will work hard to protect your family.
Get Prompt Support from Knowledgeable Divorce Lawyers in Highlands Ranch
Beyond emergencies, there are also instances in which legal help is needed quickly. You may have mediation coming up and need someone to help you with advice and negotiations. You might also have a response to motion due and need the assistance of an attorney to make sure that the deadline is met. With multiple attorneys we are able to get people in on short notice, perhaps even the same day they call us, to dive in and start working on the legal task at hand. Frankly, sometimes human nature just leads people to put things off when it comes to dealing with the stress that comes with a divorce or custody case. Having the right Highlands Ranch divorce lawyer to help you navigate your divorce or custody case rapidly and efficiently matters. Expedited enforcement or the need for case acceleration requires quick thinking and legal finesse. The team at Plog & Stein, P.C. has over 70 years of combined legal experience and will be there for you, even on short notice.
You may need regular representation for a family law matter on the very near horizon. The tense and difficult conditions you face during a divorce can lead litigants to procrastinate finding representation till the last minute. Even if your court hearing is within a week or days away, all hope is not lost. Your short notice case may feel impossible, but we are equipped to handle quick legal drafting and preparing rapidly for a court date just around the corner.
Whether you are engaged in a custody battle requiring emergency litigation or you need short term representation at the last minute, the Denver family law lawyers at Plog & Stein, P.C. are here for you. Please call our office as soon as possible at 303-781-0322 or contact us online to set up an appointment right away.