Are you the primary caregiver or is it spread out 50/50? Are you thinking about the true needs of your child? What is the reason for the move? Have you reviewed the legal barriers? Families are more mobile now than in years past and the reasons for moving vary. Some...
Do I Have the Right to Be Heard as a Foster Parent/Intervenor?
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Feb 15, 2015 | Education Law, Family Law | 0 Comments
Last year, we posted an article discussing a new decision by the Colorado Supreme Court affording foster parents and intervenors the right to participate in termination of parental rights hearings. That case, A.M. v. A.C., has become an important decision in...
Modify Your Parenting Plan for 2015
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Jan 23, 2015 | Family Law | 0 Comments
Constantly stressed by your parenting plan? It may be time to modify. Parenting schedules and holiday schedules that are no longer working can add stress to both parents and kids, creating an uncomfortable and emotionally explosive situation for everyone. It’s...
Discipline: A Major Concern Facing Foster Parents
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Jul 1, 2014 | Family Law | 0 Comments
A major concern for foster parents is the inability to impose strict consequences for bad behavior to the children in their care. What would you do if your teenage child acted out? If your child was staying out all night, or doing drugs, or engaging in risky sexual...
Specific Examples Concerning Education Law and Parenting
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Jan 4, 2014 | Education Law, Family Law | 0 Comments
Some educational issues Jeffrey J. Timlin Law Firm commonly handles are discipline, expulsion, response to intervention (RTI), individualized education programs (IEP), assessments, due process hearings, and state complaints. Here are two specific examples of how we...
5 Questions Parents May Have When Social Services Removes Their Children
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | Jun 21, 2013 | Education Law, Family Law | 0 Comments
When The Department of Human Services removes children from a home, here are some questions parents may have about what has happened. Why were my children removed from my home? Your children can be placed outside of your home when the Department of Human Services does...
A Major Change Affecting Foster Parents and Intervenors by the Supreme Court of Colorado
by Timlin & Rye, P.C. | May 30, 2013 | Family Law | 0 Comments
The Supreme Court of Colorado recently published an opinion affecting Foster Parents and Intervenors. This published opinion, 11SC53, A.M. v. A.C., determined that foster parents/intervenors have the right to fully participate in a termination hearing without...
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