In Colorado, if you have kids and you’re involved in divorce or allocation of parental responsibilities (“APR”) litigation, you may need to consider whether a Child and Family Investigator (“CFI”) or Parental Responsibilities Evaluator (“PRE”) needs to be appointed in your case. You may also be faced with the fact that the appointment may happen […]
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How do I get a CFI appointed?
The CFI needs to be appointed by the judge assigned to your case. If you have an attorney, discuss this option with her. If you are representing yourself, you can ask the judge to appoint a CFI. You can ask the judge during a hearing or you can file paperwork to request a CFI. Check […]
What is a CFI anyway?
A CFI (Child & Family Investigator) is appointed by a judge to investigate and make recommendations about contested issues in a family court case. The CFI’s role is as an investigative arm of the court and is specifically investigating the best interests of the child or children involved. Although the CFI performs the investigation and […]