Helpful Links & Information

18th Judicial District Access to Justice 

 "Dedicated to expanding access to and the quality of Colorado's justice system."
This Access to Justice webpage is a joint effort of the 18th Judicial District which includes Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln Counties.

Goals: 1) To involve the legal profession in improving access to justice for all citizens, and 2) to educate the community on the legal profession's efforts to ensure access to justice, and 3) to encourage innovative approaches to delivery of legal assistance to the public.    

Resource:  The following resource is provided as general overview on areas of law that you may encounter. Please remember that this is provided for information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. 

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Free and Low-Cost Legal Services And other resources...

Colorado Legal Services 
If you cannot afford an attorney for a non-criminal matter, Colorado Legal Services may be able to help you.  
 Click Here To Access the Colorado Legal Services Website.

Lawyers at the Library  
The ACBA sponsors Lawyers at the Library (5:30-7:30 p.m.), which is offers patrons of the Arapahoe Library District a 30-minute free consultation on certain topics.

Interested individuals should contact the Arapahoe Library District ( to sign-up (except Bemis --- contact Bemis Public Library). 

Current schedule:

Tuesday, August 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Bemis Public Library  
6014 S Datura St., Littleton, CO 80120 

Please visit the Checkerboard website to access forms, statutes, rules, etc.   

Family Law Pro Se Clinic 
Attorney volunteers: Please log on to ACBA website to find out how to help.

Wednesdays & Fridays (except holidays) from 8:30 a.m. – noon  
Location: Arapahoe County Justice Center, Courthouse II
(7325 S. Potomac St., Centennial, CO  80112)

The Pro Se Legal Clinic is staffed completely by volunteer family law attorneys.
Areas: child support, maintenance, parenting time, separation agreement, post decree issues, adoption, and juvenile. Each pro se litigant has the opportunity to speak to an attorney one-on-one. Provides resources and 18th Judicial Legal Directory of attorney that offer pro bono, unbundled or sliding scale services

  18th Judicial District Self-Help

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Dispute With Your Attorney?

If you are unable to come to an agreement with your Colorado attorney or have a complaint about a Colorado attorney or judge or magistrate:

Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Registration Counsel

Visit for more information or contact (303) 866-6410 or 1(877) 888-1370 to have your complaints against a Colorado lawyer considered and investigated.

Colorado Bar Association Legal Fee Arbitration/Mediation Committees

Committees that handle disagreements between Colorado lawyers and their clients regarding lawyer fees. Call (303) 824-5371.

To file complaints alleging misconduct by a Judge (other than a magistrate or municipal court judge) please contact the Commission on Judicial Discipline at 303-894-2110. Complaints alleging misconduct by a magistrate or municipal court judge are filed with the Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel.

So, You're 18 Now
A Survival Guide for Young Adults

This booklet (2005), designed for young adults who are turning 18 years old, provides basic information on the new rights and responsibilities they have upon becoming an adult in the eyes of the law. It provides brief answers to some of the questions that young adults may have about their rights and responsibilities and additional resource information.

Schools are eligible for free copies.  Anyone from the public may purchase a copy $2 each.  To place an order, please contact

 Topics include:
  • Citizenship (military service, voting, taxation).
  • Where You Live (renting, buying, lease issues).
  • Family Law (marriage, dissolution, paternity, domestic violence)
  • On the Job ( pay, benefits, discrimination, sexual harassment, unemployment compensation, workers’ compensation)
  • On the Road (autos: buying, registration, insurance, tickets, accidents)
  • At the Store (consumer credit and protection, discrimination, high pressure sales at your home, collection practices)
  • Estate Planning (wills and other estate planning documents)
Arapahoe County Bar Association
P.O. Box 2587, Centennial, CO  80161
Telephone 303-797-2227 - Fax 303-991-6034  
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