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
University of California - Davis
J.D. (1974) | Law
Professional Associations
Colorado State Bar # 6315
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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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370 Questions Answered

Q. If my spouse and I agree on how we will handle our property in a divorce do we have to present it to the court?
A: You are required to make full financial disclosure to the court. The court is being asked to approve your settlement and make it a court order. That requires the court to make a finding that your agreement is fair and reasonable.
Q. Can unpaid health insurance reimbursement in support order, be included in Verified Entry of Support Judgment in CO?
A: You may be able to do it IF the order states the amount of health insurance reimbursement. Otherwise, you can file a motion for entry of judgment. He can respond and the court may set a hearing. you should retain an attorney for this.
Q. my son's dad wont agree to the child support calculator based upon his income wages will the judge tell him different?
A: The court will probably follow the child support guidelines, unless there is a very good reason to deviate from them. You should retain an attorney to help you with this.
Q. The mother of my stepchild is currently not letting see him. We have a parenting plan in place, but still refuses.
A: The father needs to enforce the terms of the parenting plan. He should hire an attorney for this. He should not let a lot of time go by.
Q. I recieved a JDF 1415, is this not a child support change?
A: JDF 1415 is the form to use to request a change in decision making for the children. It may result in a change in child support if the parenting time is also changed. You should hire a lawyer to review what has been filed and advise you how best to proceed.
Q. I received a citation to show cause in Douglas county courts. Does C R S 13-22-311 apply in this matter. Douglas county
A: 13-22-311 refers to mediation. That may be applicable if agreed to by the parties or ordered by the court. You should hire a lawyer to help you with this.
Q. If a woman and her mother have legal custody of a child, can just the mother go after the father for child support
A: I'm not sure about the mother pursuing cs. However, you do have the ability to contest paternity in a cs matter, unless it has already been determined-like in a divorce.
Q. I am in need of a Mediation Attorney to represent me this Wednesday, 12/5, from 9 - 11 AM.
A: I may be available depending on location and type of case. You can call me to discuss it.
Q. Can a document be created stating each keeps what is in their own name if $5000.00 is given to spouse? Is it binding?
A: If this is a divorce, you can enter into a written separation agreement. It will be binding if the judge finds it to be fair and reasonable. You should hire a lawyer for this to make sure it is done right.
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