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  • Yes, a child does have a say to a certain extent.

  • It's one of the factors that the court's considering in the best interest of the child

  • standard.

  • That being said, the courts are very hesitant to have a child come in and testify that I

  • want to be with dad, I want to be with mom.

  • They really want to keep the kids out of this is as best they can.

  • So in Colorado we have third-party evaluators, that the court can appoint, to come in and

  • talk to the kids and give the kids a voice.

  • So in Colorado we have a child and family investigator or we have a parental responsibilities

  • evaluator, those are two neutral third parties that will come in and talk to the parents,

  • talk to any collateral parties, and we'll talk to the kids about, you know, how the

  • situation is going for them, how they'd like it to go in the future, so that's the

  • way that the kid's input typically comes in.

  • For more information go to our website Divorce-Matters.com.

Yes, a child does have a say to a certain extent.

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