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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§ 14-10-123.4. Rights of children in matters relating to parental responsibilities

(1) The general assembly hereby declares that children have certain rights in the determination of matters relating to parental responsibilities, including:

(a) The right to have such determinations based upon the best interests of the child;

(b) The right to be emotionally, mentally, and physically safe when in the care of either parent; and

(c) The right to reside in and visit in homes that are free of domestic violence and child abuse or neglect.

Added by Laws 1987, H.B.1019, § 1, eff. July 1, 1987. Amended by Laws 1998, Ch. 310, § 5, eff. Feb. 1, 1999; Laws 2013, Ch. 218, § 1, eff. July 1, 2013.