SHould I file on my own for visitation rights although I already have a pending child support case?
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I guess my first question would be whether your child support case is here or in Georgia. If it is in Georgia, I cannot give you any advice as I do not know Georgia law. if the case is in Colorado, however, you can file a Motion to Modify Parenting Time, which would be heard with the child support motion. You can only file the motion to modify so long as a motion had not been filed in the last two years. You can also file a motion to modify at any time after the entry of the first deree and so long as it is the first time you are filing a motion to modify parenting time, whether it is 10 days after entry or 2 years. So you can file and both motions would be heard together at the same time by the court.
I can't say you will not need an attorney. Both issues may require an attorney but I cannot say with the limited information. You should not need an attorney to file the paperwork and go to mediation (which the court will require). If you cannot come to an agreement at mediation and proceed to hearing, you may need an attorney but I really can't say one way or another.
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