Monthly Archives: January 2016

  1. Senator Laura Woods introduced a bill — named after Peter Falk — that would prohibit guardians from cutting off contact with family. “The guardian assumes all of the rights of the person that they are guardian for; so they can say, ‘No visitors, no phone calls, no mail,’ and really isolate the most vulnerable in our society, which are the elderly and adults with disabilities,” Laura Woods said.

    January 30, 2016 by Lulu

      Peter Falk’s Daughter Pushing for Change in Legal Guardianship Law  Some Colorado lawmakers want to strip some the decision …
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  2. Changes in Colorado Law to Stop Family Battles.

    January 30, 2016 by Lulu

    Richard Sweetman, Marcia Southwick-NASGA, Senator Laura Woods, Catherine Falk. Picture taken at the Colorado Legislative session. Friday, January 29, 2016 …
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  3. “We have a growing problem of people being isolated from family and friends,” said State Sen. Laura Woods, who proposed the bill. The Judiciary Committee cleared the bill on Wednesday and sent it to the Appropriations Committee. The Colorado Bar Association has spoken out against the bill.

    January 30, 2016 by Lulu

    DENVER — Catherine Falk, the daughter of actor Peter Falk who portrayed Colombo for years on television and died in …
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  4. Senator Laura Woods Sponsors The Peter Falk (Columbo) Bill SB 16-026. Peter Falk’s Daughter Catherine Pushing For Change In Legal Guardianship Law in Colorado. After Powerful Testimony by Harjustice, F.A.C.E.U.S. Representatives and others. Senate Committee Unanimously Votes 5-0 to pass the Bill. Going To The House Next.

    January 29, 2016 by Lulu

    DENVER (CBS4) – Some Colorado lawmakers want to strip some the decision making power from legal guardians, and they’re getting …
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  5. Help make judicial complaints matter. You can help. Go to www.judicialintegrity.org. Navigate to the “petitions” page. Download and print a petition. Obtain up to 24 signatures. Get it notarized and mail it in. Help make the Honest Judge Amendment a reality.

    January 24, 2016 by Lulu

    The Colorado Supreme Court has the power to make rules for the judicial discipline commission, writes Chris Forsyth. (Daily Camera …
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  6. It’s back to work for Colorado lawmakers at the state Capitol as the Legislature kicked off January 13, 2016 begins. Senator Laura Woods, R-Jefferson County, is going after probate courts. “There doesn’t seem to be any transparency in the system, there’s no accountability,” Woods said.

    January 14, 2016 by Lulu

    Sen. Laura Woods, R-Jefferson County, is going after probate courts. “There doesn’t seem to be any transparency in the system, …
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  7. NO ACCOUNTABILITY: Colorado Supreme Court Justices, like Chief Justice Nancy Rice, write rules for judicial discipline despite working as state judges.The Honest Judge Amendment would curb the judicial discipline system’s conflict of interest and move judicial discipline to the states’ Independent Ethics Commission.

    January 7, 2016 by Lulu

    Photo by Arthur Kane COURT ETHICS: The Colorado Supreme Court overseas the department that investigates judges, but a Denver attorney …
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  8. HE’S OUT!! Judge Timothy Fasing of the 18th Judicial District Court in Colorado Retires. Clear The Bench!

    January 4, 2016 by Lulu

    Judge Timothy Fasing of Arapahoe County is OUT!! F.A.C.E.U.S. Advocates, Coffergroup, Harjustice, and many other families are delighted Judge Timothy …
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