John Hyland Barrett III

  • Divorce, Family Law, Personal Injury...
  • Colorado
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John has practiced law in Boulder Colorado since 1975. John has represented individuals and small businesses in a variety of matters, including divorce, family law, civil litigation and real estate. He has been the co-chair of the Boulder County Family Law Committee and served as associate judge of the Louisville Municipal Court.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Education
University of California - Davis
J.D. (1974) | Law
Professional Associations
Colorado State Bar # 6315
Member
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Colorado Domestic Relations Law:Primer on Collection Law
Continuing Legal Education in Colorado, Inc.
Speaking Engagements
Domestic Relations Collections: Using Judgment Remedies to collect Child Support, Maintenance and other Monetary Awards, Boulder, Colorado
Boulder County Bar Association
A step by step primer on collections in domestic cases. Topics include obtaining the judgment, garnishing wages and bank accounts, filing judgment liens on real estate, and basic asset discovery.
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399 Questions Answered

Q. Does i need to wait for a divorce to finalize or at what point during a divorce can i go back to my origin country ?
A: You can leave whenever you want. However, you may want to wait until the divorce is over in case you need to make any court appearances. Also, you can not take your child with you without written permission of the other parent or an order of the court. You should get a lawyer to help you with this
Q. My niece 16 victim domestic violence pregnant restraining order against boyfriend beat her
A: Your niece should file a paternity action against the father. Her parents may have to be the one to do this since she is a minor. The court can enter custody orders. However, the father is likely to be entitled to some contact with his child. Your niece or her family should get a lawyer to help her with this.
Q. If someone is only getting$750 in ssdi and has severe mental illness will child support still take from them?
A: Yes, if they are responsible for child support. However, the amount will probably be fairly small. You should consult with a lawyer about this.
Q. What are the fees to obtain a family lawyer ?
A: Attorney fees will vary depending on the complexity of the case. You should call a lawyer and describe your situation and ask for a fee quote.
Q. I forgot to include a proposed order form with a motion I just filed. Will the motion be rejected?
A: This depends on how picky that court is. I have seen it rejected on that basis and I have seen it not to be a problem. If rejected, you should be able to refile. Hopefully, you will still be within the required time period. You may want to file a proposed order at this time.
Q. If the grandparents have custody shouldn't both parents have to pay child support?
A: Parents have a legal duty to provide support for their children, even if the children are in another's custody. You should consult with an attorney if you are dissatisfied with the current arrangement.
Q. If a mother refused child support in court, can she go after child support later on?
A: The child support is modifiable-so it can be changed based on changes in income and residence. You should consult with a lawyer about this.
Q. What falls under joint decision making in regards to religion? My ex husband claims only baptism... Thank you.
A: THIS MAY DEPEND ON THE EXACT WORDING OF YOUR AGREEMENT.IN GENERAL, THE COURT SEEM OK WITH A PARENT TAKING A CHILD TO RELIGIOUS SERVICES DURING THAT PARENT'S PARENTING TIME. YOU MAY BE ABLE TO REQUEST A MODIFICATION TO YOUR PARENTING PLAN TO GIVE ONE OR THE OTHER OF YOU SOLE DECISION MAKING REGARDING RELIGION. YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN ATTORNEY TO REVIEW YOUR PAPERS AND ADVISE YOU.
Q. If I become a host home provider to a disabled individual does this type of income count toward child support?
A: Yes, virtually all income, including this, would count.
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