Having a witness come in to testify during your Wheat Ridge divorce hearing can be a helpful or harmful tool depending on the witness and how they are prepared. To make sure that you have the best chance at a favorable outcome, you will need to know why calling a witness is important, whether or not it is necessary to call a witness and if calling a witness is the best move for your particular case.
The timeline for getting a divorce in Arvada, Wheat Ridge and Jefferson County depends different variables, as everyone's situation is unique, however, the process is the same for everyone in Colorado.
When a couple with children chooses to get a divorce in Wheat Ridge, Arvada, or Golden, child custody is an important issue. Where your children will live, who they will live with, how to co-parent, and how different responsibilities will be divided. When there are disagreements about any of these aspects related to child custody, it may be left to a Jefferson County judge to make the final decision. Often, when it gets to that point, clients are worried about what will be said in court - including criminal history.
If there are contested issues in your Wheat Ridge divorce or child custody case, then your case will be set for hearing in front of a Jefferson County Court family law judge. Often, our clients have never been to any official court proceedings where they will need to testify, so they want to know what types of questions to expect. Here, we will discuss some of the questions you may be asked at your hearing, depending on the contested issues. For a more comprehensive list, you should contact an experienced family law attorney who can fully prepare you for your upcoming hearing.