Form JDF1501 "Petition for Paternity" - Colorado

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Download Form JDF1501 "Petition for Paternity" - Colorado

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District Court
Denver Juvenile Court
___________________ County, Colorado
Court Address:
In the Interest of:
Petitioner:
v.
COURT USE ONLY
Respondent:
Attorney or Party Without Attorney
:
Case Number:
(Name and Address)
Phone Number:
E-mail:
Division
Courtroom
FAX Number:
Atty. Reg. #:
PETITION FOR PATERNITY
I, _______________________________________ Petitioner, ask
this Court to find
Petitioner
or
Respondent to be the father of the child(ren) named in this Petition, and state that:
1. Information about the Petitioner:
Mother
Father
Check if in Military
Date of Birth: _____________________
Length of Residence in Colorado: _________________________
Current Mailing Address:
______________________________________________________________________
City & Zip: _______________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone #: ____________________ Work Phone #: ___________________ Cell #: _________________
2. Information about the Respondent:
Mother
Father
Check if in Military
Date of Birth: _____________________
Length of Residence in Colorado: _________________________
Current Mailing Address:
___________________________________________________________________________
City & Zip: _______________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone #: ____________________ Work Phone #: ___________________ Cell #: _________________
3. Respondent, is the other biological parent of the following child(ren):
Full Name of Child
Present Address
Sex Date of Birth
4. The Court has jurisdiction over the Respondent.
5. The minor child(ren) live(s) in this County.
6. Each party has a continuing duty to inform the Court of any proceeding in this or any other state that could
affect the current proceeding.
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District Court
Denver Juvenile Court
___________________ County, Colorado
Court Address:
In the Interest of:
Petitioner:
v.
COURT USE ONLY
Respondent:
Attorney or Party Without Attorney
:
Case Number:
(Name and Address)
Phone Number:
E-mail:
Division
Courtroom
FAX Number:
Atty. Reg. #:
PETITION FOR PATERNITY
I, _______________________________________ Petitioner, ask
this Court to find
Petitioner
or
Respondent to be the father of the child(ren) named in this Petition, and state that:
1. Information about the Petitioner:
Mother
Father
Check if in Military
Date of Birth: _____________________
Length of Residence in Colorado: _________________________
Current Mailing Address:
______________________________________________________________________
City & Zip: _______________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone #: ____________________ Work Phone #: ___________________ Cell #: _________________
2. Information about the Respondent:
Mother
Father
Check if in Military
Date of Birth: _____________________
Length of Residence in Colorado: _________________________
Current Mailing Address:
___________________________________________________________________________
City & Zip: _______________________________________________________________________________
Home Phone #: ____________________ Work Phone #: ___________________ Cell #: _________________
3. Respondent, is the other biological parent of the following child(ren):
Full Name of Child
Present Address
Sex Date of Birth
4. The Court has jurisdiction over the Respondent.
5. The minor child(ren) live(s) in this County.
6. Each party has a continuing duty to inform the Court of any proceeding in this or any other state that could
affect the current proceeding.
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7. I have participated in the following proceeding(s) regarding the child(ren) as a party or a witness, or in any
other capacity concerning the allocation of parental responsibilities including decision-making and parenting
time with the child(ren). Identify name of court, case number, state, date, and type of proceeding if any.
Name of Court
Case Number
State
Date of
Type of Proceeding
Proceeding
8. I have knowledge of the following proceeding(s) that could affect the current proceeding including, but not
limited to proceedings relating to domestic violence or domestic abuse, enforcement of Court orders,
protection/restraining orders, termination of parental rights, and adoptions. Identify name of court, case
number, state, date, and type of proceeding if any.
Name of Court
Case Number
State
Date of Proceeding
Type of Proceeding
9. The following people are not parties in this matter, but have physical custody of the child(ren) or claim rights
of parental responsibilities, legal custody or physical custody, or visitation/parenting time with the child(ren)
Identify name and address of those persons, if any.
Full Name of Person
Address (Street, City/State, Zip Code)
10. Identify below the name and address of each person that the child(ren) has/have lived with over the past five
years. Identify the relationship to the child(ren).
Name of Person
Address (City/Sate/Zip Code)
Time Period
Type of
(Month/Year)
Relationship to
Child(ren)
11. I seek the following:
Determination that
Petitioner
Respondent is the father.
Order that the Birth Certificate(s) be changed to show
Petitioner
Respondent as the father.
Child support ordered.
Petitioner’s
Respondent’s employer.
Child support by income assignment to
Past child support including birthing expenses.
Medical support for the minor child(ren).
Allocation of parental responsibilities (decision-making and parenting time) be addressed.
Costs be addressed.
Other:
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12. Required Notice of Prior Protection/Restraining Orders.
Have any Temporary or Permanent Protection/Restraining Orders to prevent domestic abuse or any Criminal
Mandatory Protection/Restraining Orders (MRO) or Emergency Protection Orders been issued against either
party within two years prior to the filing of this Petition?
No
Yes
If your answer was Yes, complete the following:
The
Protection/Restraining
Order
was
Temporary
Permanent
MRO
and
issued
against
______________________________ in a
Municipal Court
County Court
District Court in the County of
_______________, State of _____________, in case number _______________ on ______________ (date).
What was the subject matter of the Protection/Restraining Order or Emergency Protection Order?
Notice:
Colorado Revised Statutes §19-4-105.5, provides that upon personal service of the Petition and
Summons on the Respondent, or upon waiver and acceptance of service by the Respondent, an automatic
temporary injunction shall be in effect against both parties for 120 days after its effective date, unless all parties
consent to a modification of the temporary injunction. Either party may apply to the Court to modify the length of
time the temporary injunction is in effect.
1. Both parties are enjoined from molesting or disturbing the peace of the other party; and
2. Both parties are restrained from removing the minor child(ren) from the state without the consent of
all parties or an Order of the Court modifying the injunction; and
3. Both parties are restrained, without at least 14 days advance notification and the written consent of all
other parties or an Order of the Court, from cancelling, modifying, terminating, or allowing to lapse for
nonpayment of premiums, any policy of health insurance or life insurance that provides coverage to
the minor child(ren) as a beneficiary of a policy.
Petitioner acknowledges that he or she has read, and understands the terms of the automatic temporary
injunction set forth in this Petition.
By checking this box, I am acknowledging I am filling in the blanks and not changing anything else on the
form.
By checking this box, I am acknowledging that I have made a change to the original content of this form.
VERIFICATION
I declare under penalty of perjury under the law of Colorado that the foregoing is true and correct.
Executed on the ______ day of ________________, _______, at ______________________________________
(date)
(month)
(year)
(city or other location, and state OR country
___________________________________
___________________________________________
(Printed name of Petitioner Father or Mother)
Signature of Petitioner Father or Mother
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