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Child and Family Investigator (CFI)

A court-appointed investigator whose role is to collect relevant information needed to make an informed recommendation concerning the best interests of the child. A CFI can be a mental health professional or an attorney. In Colorado, CFI’s are normally subject to a maximum rate which they may charge for their entire investigation. Therefore, a CFI’s investigation is normally more abbreviated than the investigation of a “PRE.”