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Because the family court system is so crowded, under Colorado child custody laws judges and others often base their decisions partially or entirely on written statements. These sworn statements are called declarations. If you are directed to write a declaration letter, you are sworn to tell the...

Traditionally, matters of child custody, visitation, and support involve only the child’s parents. Sometimes, there are exceptions to this. Circumstances arise where it’s most appropriate to give custody to a third-party. For the majority of families, the most likely candidate to receive custody is...

When it comes to child custody laws in Colorado, there are two types of arrangement that could be granted by the court: sole or joint custody. Joint custody assumes that both parents have equal authority when it comes to decision-making and the children split their time between the two households....