How Do I Get Visitation Rights Back In Colorado


(La Junta, Colorado)

I have a daughter that is five years old. Her mother has caused so many problems for me and my wife. Her mother tried to put restraining orders on me because she didn't like my wife. It was dismissed so were the attempted harassment charges she tried to file. She relocated to Kansas and we had a court order that stated she agreed to bring my daughter to my house every two weeks and there would be no child support. Things were fine until her and the guy she moved there with broke up. Then she needed money and tried to get it from me to move back to Colorado. When I wouldn't give her money she went to the police and said my wife was abusing her. She filed a restraining order on my wife and I wasn't allowed to see her. When we went to court for this because she tried to take my daughter away for good the case was put on hold. The charges she pressed on my wife were not even filed by the DA. This was because of all her past claims. I was so frustrated that I filed to sign over my rights. It did not go through. So I would like to know if the court order before still stands or if I have to start all over? I greatly regret filing the papers to sign my rights away. We miss my daughter so much. I just need to know if I can still have her every two weeks like before since it was put on hold until the abuse charges were figured out. Please help in any way you can.

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Don't give up rights
by: Child Support America Team Member

Hello BF,

Thanks for your post. Please don't give up your fathers rights. Your daughter needs you. We need to know what that status is on the retraining order your ex has on your wife. Also how long has it been since you have seen your daughter? You can answer via this post.

Thanks,

CSA STAFF



Visitation Rights Back
by: BF

The restraining orders were dismissed by the judge and the charges she tried to file were never followed through by the DA. It has been a year since I have seen my daughter. The case was put on hold until everything was resolved with the charges. If I had to do structured visitation for a while then I would do anything to have her back in my life. I just didn't know what was going to happen next or what someone else was going to be accused of next. What should I do now?

current order
by: Child Support America Team Member

If there is no restraining order, your current visitation guide should still be in effect. Do you still have the original order?


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How Do I Get My Visitation Back in Colorado
by: BF

Yes I still have the first court order. How do I enforce it? Do I have to go back to court?

Back to court
by: Child Support America Team Member

We would imagine that you will have to go back to court if your ex is not willing to abide by the original order. Under normal circumstances you would be able to file this motion yourself without an attorney. But due to the restraining order, you may want to consider using an attorney on this matter. If you need legal help, check out our VIP membership’s page to your left. We offer a low cost legal plan for our members.

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