Courts under Colorado child custody laws often award Joint custody to the parents,
where both of them will be involved in caring and deciding about child’s wellness.
Both of them will get to have frequent and continuous contact with the child.
If joint custody is not awarded, then the parent who does not receive primary custodial rights will be
provided with the parenting time or Visiting rights of the child.
Criteria for custody:
Courts in Colorado consider several factors to determine the child custody.
- Bests interests of the child, attained maturity.
- Age and gender of the parent.
- Relationship of the child with the parent.
- Mental and physical health.
- Adjustment of the child to the community and the surrounding.