Your child’s Individualized Education Program’s (IEP) purpose is to provide educational services to put your child in a similar educational position as his/her peers without an IEP. A key component in this process is formulating the IEP goal or goals. The law says...
4 Ways to Win Over Your Child’s IEP Team
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Nov 13, 2014 | Education Law | 0 Comments
4 ways to win over your child's IEP team and reduce costs of working with an attorney without sacrificing your child’s educational needs. I recently read an article by an educational psychologist frustrated with the reality that if she robbed a 7-11, would she get an...
Schedule Individualized Education Plan Meeting (IEP) Now
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Oct 24, 2014 | Education Law | 0 Comments
Parents, have you scheduled your child’s annual Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meeting? One of the most important rights the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) gives parents the right to be a part of the team. Remember what it was like growing up?...
Jonathon Carlson received the George Holley Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Oct 16, 2014 | Criminal Law, Juvenile Law | 0 Comments
Jonathon Carlson received the George Holley outstanding young lawyer award by the 1st JD Bar Association. The award ceremony took place on Oct 11th, 2014. at the 2014 JUDGES AND AWARDS BANQUET. The Gary L. McPherson Outstanding Lawyer of the Year award is given...
IEP or 504 Plan, Which Does My Child Need?
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Oct 10, 2014 | Education Law | 0 Comments
Does my child need a 504 Plan or Individualized Education Programs, or IEPs? A 504 Plan is a different program than an IEP and can be used to provide your child with educational accommodations. What is an IEP? The term 504 plan refers to section 504 of the...
What Is an IEP?
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Oct 5, 2014 | Education Law | 0 Comments
What is an IEP, and does my child need one? By Federal law, all children educated in the United States are entitled to receive a benefit from that education. Federal law recognizes that children with disabilities may need additional services to derive the same benefit...
5 Reasons Having an Attorney Handle Traffic Violations Is Important
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Oct 1, 2014 | Criminal Law | 0 Comments
Have you thought of using an attorney when you receive a traffic ticket? Here is why you should. Drivers receive traffic tickets on a daily basis; some carry only minor consequences, others have a significant impact on a person’s life.
What Juveniles and Parents Must Know About Expunging Juvenile Convictions
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Sep 22, 2014 | Juvenile Law | 0 Comments
Back in January, my colleague, Blair, wrote a blog on understanding juvenile conviction consequences. The blog explained that juvenile adjudications or convictions are not automatically sealed when a child turns eighteen. In fact, Juvenile records remain accessible...
Is Juvenile Life Without Parole Cruel and Unusual? Part 3 of 3
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Sep 3, 2014 | Juvenile Law | 0 Comments
In this 3 part blog, I've discussed the US Supreme Court and the aftermath of Juvenile Life without Parole cases around the country. In this blog, we discuss what's happening with JLWOP in our home state of Colorado. Part 1 and Part 2 The Colorado Supreme Court...
Is Juvenile Life Without Parole Cruel and Unusual? Part 2 of 3
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Aug 22, 2014 | Juvenile Law | 0 Comments
In my last blog, we talked about the US Supreme Court Case, Miller v. Alabama, that found that juvenile life without parole (JLWOP) sentences are unconstitutional if part of a mandatory sentencing scheme. Read Part 1 Remember, mandatory sentencing schemes are laws...
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