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Archives for July 14, 2016

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Several JDFs in Sealing Records Category Amended

The Colorado State Judicial Branch amended several JDF forms in July, most of which relate to sealing records. Additionally, the forms related to appeals from dependency and neglect orders were amended and some were deleted. The amended JDFs are available here in PDF format and are available on the State Judicial website as Word documents or PDFs.

  • JDF 301 – Instructions to File an Expungement Juvenile “JD” Case, Criminal “CR” Case, or Municipal Case – R7/16
  • JDF 303 – Notice of Hearing on Petition for Expungement – R7/16
  • JDF 313(a) – Petition to Seal Records Relating to Illegal Possession or Consumption of Ethyl Alcohol or Marijuana by an Underage Person (MIP) or Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia (Offenses Committed Prior to July 1, 2014) – R7/16
  • JDF 313(b) – Petition to Seal Records Relating to Illegal Possession or Consumption of Ethyl Alcohol or Marijuana by an Underage Person (MIP) or Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia (Offenses Committed On or After July 1, 2014) – R7/16
  • JDF 314(a) – Order Regarding the Sealing of Records Relating to Illegal Possession or Consumption of Ethyl Alcohol or Marijuana by an Underage Person (MIP) or Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia (Offenses Committed Prior to July 1, 2014) – R7/16
  • JDF 314(b) – Order Regarding the Sealing of Records Relating to Illegal Possession or Consumption of Ethyl Alcohol or Marijuana by an Underage Person (MIP) or Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia (Offenses Committed On or After July 1, 2014) – R7/16
  • JDF 319 – Form 1 – Sample Modified Case Management Order – R7/16
  • JDF 323(a) – Instructions to File a Petition to Seal Records Relating to Illegal Possession or Consumption of Ethyl Alcohol or Marijuana by an Underage Person (MIP) or Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia (Offenses Committed Prior to July 1, 2014) – R7/16
  • JDF 323(b) – Instructions to File a Petition to Seal Records Relating to Illegal Possession or Consumption of Ethyl Alcohol or Marijuana by an Underage Person (MIP) or Possession of Marijuana Paraphernalia (Offenses Committed On or After July 1, 2014) – R7/16
  • JDF 324 – Petition for Expungement of Records for a Law Enforcement Contact Not Resulting in a Referral to Another Agency – R7/16
  • JDF 326 – Order of Expungement of Records for a Law Enforcement Contact Not Resulting in a Referral to Another Agency – R7/16
  • JDF 416 – Instructions to File a Petition to Seal Arrest and Crimina Records Other Than Convictions – R7/16
  • JDF 417 – Petition to Seal Arrest and Criminal Records Other Than Convictions – R7/16
  • JDF 418 – Order to Seal Arrest and Criminal Records – R7/16
  • JDF 419 – Order and Notice of Hearing (Sealing Records) – R7/16
  • JDF 545 – Notice of Appeal (Cross-Appeal) and Designation of Transcripts – R7/16
  • JDF 547 – Supplemental Designation of Transcripts – R7/16
  • JDF 611 – Instructions to File a Petition to Seal Criminal Conviction Records Involving Controlled Substances and Petty Offenses and Municipal Violations – R7/16
  • JDF 612 – Petition to Seal Criminal Conviction Records – R7/16
  • JDF 614 – Order and Notice of Hearing to Seal Criminal Conviction Records – R7/16
  • JDF 615 – Order to Seal Criminal Conviction Records – R7/16
  • JDF 617 – Certificate of Service (Sealing and Convictions Actions) – R7/16

For all of State Judicial’s forms and instructions, click here.

Hon. Stephen J. Schapanski and Hon. Daniel J. Kaup to Retire from 8th Judicial District Court

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced the retirements of Hon. Stephen J. Schapanski and Hon. Daniel J. Kaup from the Eighth Judicial District Court, both effective January 10, 2017.

Judge Schapanski2Judge Schapanski was appointed to the district court in June 2007, and was named Chief Judge in August 2009. His docket includes civil, criminal, probate, juvenile, domestic relations, and appeals from magistrate orders. Prior to his appointment to the district court, he was a district court magistrate in the Eighth Judicial District from 1993 to 2007. He was in private practice in Fort Collins from 1974 to 1993. He received his law degree from Valparaiso University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Kaup (Formatted)Judge Kaup was appointed to the district court in October 2001, where his docket consists of civil and criminal actions and domestic relations cases. He was also appointed by the Colorado Supreme Court to serve as a water judge in the North Platte, Yampa, and White River basins from 2002 to 2008. He is also the presiding judge for the Adult Drug Court. Prior to his appointment, he was in private practice for 23 years in the North Park area, Jackson County, and the City of Walden, where he had a general practice. He received his undergraduate degree from Colorado State University and his law degree from the University of Denver.

Applications are now being accepted for the vacancies. Eligible applicants must be qualified electors of the Eighth Judicial District and must have been admitted to practice law in Colorado for five years. Application forms are available from the State Judicial website or from the ex officio chair of the Eighth Judicial District Nominating Commission, Justice Richard Gabriel. Completed applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. on August 4, 2016. Anyone wishing to nominate another must do so no later than 4 p.m. on July 28, 2016.

For more information about the vacancies, click here.

Hon. Addison Adams to Retire from Arapahoe County Court

Adams (Formatted)On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the Colorado State Judicial Branch announced that Judge Addison Adams of the Arapahoe County Court will retire, effective January 10, 2017. Judge Adams was appointed to the Arapahoe County Court in February 2009. He oversees a docket of traffic violations, including DUIs, hit and run, reckless driving, and driving under restraint. Prior to his appointment to the Arapahoe County Court, he was an Arapahoe County magistrate. He also has worked as a Deputy Public Defender in Adams, Denver, and Arapahoe counties; was an Assistant Attorney General in the Regulatory Law Agency; served as the Director of Metro State University’s Law Office in the Student Legal Office; and was an attorney in private practice. Judge Adams received his undergraduate degree from Hampton University in Virginia, a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Colorado, a law degree from the University of Denver, and a Master of Social Work from the University of Denver.

Applications are now being accepted for the vacancy on the Arapahoe County Court. Eligible applicants must be qualified electors of Arapahoe County and must have been admitted to practice law in Colorado for five years. Application forms are available on the State Judicial website and from the ex officio chair of the Eighteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission, Justice William Hood, III. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. on August 4, 2016. Anyone wishing to nominate another must do so no later than 4 p.m. on July 28, 2016.

For more information about the vacancy, click here.

Uniform Local Rules for All State Water Court Divisions Amended

On July 12, 2016, the Colorado Supreme Court issued Rule Change 2016(09), amending Rule 11 of the Uniform Local Rules for All State Water Court Divisions. There were several changes to the Rule, including updating citations, clarifying deadlines, formatting changes, and more. The most significant change was the addition of subsections (4) and (5) to 11(c), which address Case Management Conferences and amendments to the Case Management Order. A redline of the changes is available here. For all of the Colorado Supreme Court’s adopted and proposed rule changes, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 7/13/2016

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and two unpublished opinions.

Waller v. Waller

Starr v. Quiktrip Corp.

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions. However, published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.