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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§ 14-10-125. Temporary orders

(1) A party to a proceeding concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities may move for a temporary order. The court may allocate temporary parental responsibilities, including temporary parenting time and temporary decision-making responsibility, after a hearing.

(2) If a proceeding for dissolution of marriage or legal separation is dismissed, any temporary order concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities is vacated unless a parent or the person allocated parental responsibilities moves that the proceeding continue as a proceeding concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities and the court finds, after a hearing, that the circumstances of the parents and the best interests of the child require that a decree concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities be issued.

(3) If a proceeding concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities commenced in the absence of a petition for dissolution of marriage or legal separation is dismissed, any temporary order concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities is vacated.


Amended by Laws 1984, S.B.75, § 1, eff. March 16, 1984; Laws 1998, Ch. 310, § 11, eff. Feb. 1, 1999.