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Legal Statutes: Colorado

UPDATED September 18, 2017

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Article 10. Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act

back to top§ 14-10-123.3. Requests for parental responsibility for a child by grandparents

Whenever a grandparent seeks parental responsibility for his or her grandchild pursuant to the provisions of this article, the court entering such order shall consider any credible evidence of the grandparent's past conduct of child abuse or neglect. Such evidence may include, but shall not be limited to, medical records, school records, police reports, information contained in records and reports of child abuse or neglect, and court records received by the court pursuant to section 19-1-307(2)(f), C.R.S.

Added by Laws 1991, H.B.91-1255, § 1, eff. May 31, 1991. Amended by Laws 1998, Ch. 310, § 4, eff. Feb. 1, 1999; Laws 2003, Ch. 196, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.