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Justice for the Most Vulnerable Members of Society

Gabriela Sandoval offers legal and related services for children and families.  She has recently opened a new division of her law practice, The Children’s Law Offices, which is limited to representing children and their families who have suffered injury or wrongful death due to negligence or an intentional act.  See below for information about the types of injury cases handled.  For further information about The Children’s Law Offices child injury practice, please visit the “Injuries” menu at the top of this website.

Gabriela Sandoval is a trained mediator and mediates domestic relations cases including parenting time and decision-making disputes.  She serves as a court-appointed Child & Family Investigator and expert witness as well as Parenting Coordinator and Decision-Maker in domestic relations cases throughout the Denver Metro area.

Gabriela is a board certified Child Welfare Law Specialist (CWLS) and served as a Guardian ad Litem from 2007 to 2012 in the Denver Juvenile Court (District Court), representing the best interests of dependent and neglected children.  She has performed countless independent investigations and made as many recommendations to the court; the Department of Human Services, Child Protection; and parties to the case in the best interests of the children.  Gabriela’s experience and concentration in this area has resulted in her ability to work effectively with high conflict families at each stage of litigation.  Her recommendations are thoughtful, creative and practical.  Her recommendations have covered a wide range of ages –  children as young as newborn and youth as old as 21 years.

Picture 002 - Copy In addition to providing recommendations for families engaged in high-conflict relationships and litigation, Gabriela also has experience crafting recommendations for families struggling with the following issues: domestic violence, physical abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, substance abuse, cognitive and developmental delays, dual-diagnosis, and sex abuse allegations.  As a CFI, Gabriela will work to create the best recommendation for your family that will serve in the children’s best interest.

Gabriela has a passion for helping children and families in conflict.  She will diligently work to learn about your family and your children’s individual needs in an effort to ensure her recommendation to the court makes the most sense for your family.

Gabriela was recognized for her work on behalf of children and animals: Read it now. Check out some of Gabriela’s legal and other publications related to Animal Law, Breed bans, pets and domestic violence and child-friendly courtrooms and court facility dogs.

Specific areas of practice include, but are not limited to:

Injuries to Children

  • Air Carrier negligence
  • Amusement Park injuries
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Birth injury/Fetal injury
  • Boating accidents
  • Car accidents
  • Child abuse/sexual abuse
  • Daycare negligence and injuries
  • False arrest/police injuries
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • School negligence and injuries
  • Social service injuries
  • Unsafe products and toys
  • Youth sport injuries
  • Wrongful Death

Child Welfare

  • Child and Family Investigator (CFI)
  • Child Legal Representative (CLR)
  • Experienced Guardian ad Litem in D&N and JD cases
  • Parenting Coordinator (PC)/Decision-Maker (DM)

Animal Welfare

  • Custody issues
  • Dangerous Dog allegations
  • Death or Injury to companion animal
  • Pets & Housing Issues including ADA issues
  • Veterinary Malpractice


  • Animal related disputes (state, federal, government as party)
  • Family Law (Parenting Time/Decision-Making)

I will actively listen to your unique situation, discuss litigation and alternatives and provide responsive, professional legal services at a reasonable price or contingency fee (injury cases).

Legal Consultation

If you are involved in a domestic dispute and allocation of parental responsibilities is at issue, I can speak with your attorney about serving as your mediator, court appointed CFI, CLR, or PC/DM.

During the initial consultation Gabriela will explain your rights and options so that you have the ability to make informed decisions.

To schedule your confidential legal consultation or state or federal case mediation, call our office at 303.954.4580 or send your request via e-mail.

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