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January 17, 2020

Can I get temporary allocation of parental responsibilities if I have a protection order against the other parent?

If a protection order is granted due to domestic violence, the order may include temporary allocation of parental responsibilities of minor children and temporary visitation.  Be sure to tell the judge that you want temporary allocation of parental responsibilities during your protective order hearing so that the judge can take your request into consideration.  It is important to note that allocation of parental responsibilities granted with a protection order expires with that order.  The judge may also extend temporary orders as s/he feels is necessary.1  For more information, see How can a domestic violence protection order help me?

1 C.R.S. § 13-14-104.5(10)