If a Guardian ad Litem sent me a letter that I'm required to...

Asked over 1 year ago - Denver, CO

If a Guardian ad Litem sent me a letter stating that I'm "required" to show up for a 2 day court hearing that is signed by the town clerk, am I required to go?
I was told by a few people that a subpoena is required for me to need to be there, not a clerk/recorder signed letter from the GAL requiring me to go.
I'd appreciate some professional advice on this please.
Thank you in advance.

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Stephen Clark Harkess

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . The answer to your question depends on information that you have not provided. What sort of hearing? Are you a party to the case? Are you a witness? Did you receive the "letter" in the mail or was it personally served? You should sit down with an attorney to determine what is going on and what your responsibilities are.

    You can reach Harkess & Salter LLC at (303) 531-5380 or info@Harkess-Salter.com. Stephen Harkess is an attorney... more
  2. David Littman


    Contributor Level 19


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    Answered . There is not much more to add to Mr. Harkess's response. If you cannot determine from the document you mention what you must do, an attorney will need to see the document and advise you properly.

  3. Emily Therese Roberts

    Contributor Level 9


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . I concur with Mr. Harkness and Mr. Littman. Sounds like an important matter since a GAL has been appointed. Best to know what your obligations and rights are before this hearing date. I would urge you to speak with an attorney.

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