FREE & LOW-COST LEGAL SERVICES
The in-person Pro Se Legal Clinics will be closed until further notice. Virtual clinics are available on a limited basis. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A FORM for a phone or online consultation. A volunteer attorney will contact you by phone or email.
The ACBA Pro Se Legal Clinic is staffed by volunteer family law attorneys who assist with matters involving 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. This is a 'walk-in' clinic.
(Attorney volunteers: Please visit the ACBA Members Only page to find out how to help)
UPDATE: Arapahoe County now offers electronic filing for Pro Se parties.
This program is temporarily closed. The ACBA sponsors periodic Lawyers at the Library (5:30-7:30 p.m.) clinics, which offers library patrons a free 30-minute consultation of various legal topics. Interested individuals should contact Bemis Public Library to sign up.
Arapahoe County Self-Represented Litigant Coordinators
Every judicial district in the state is staffed by one or more Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator that provides assistance to people needing help navigating through the court system. The Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator can answer questions about forms, the legal system, court procedure, and court processes but cannot provide legal advice. The Self-Represented Litigant Coordinators for Arapahoe County are:
Chief Justice Directive 13-01 provides information on what a Sherlock can and cannot do. This directive can be found at:https://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Supreme_Court/Directives/13-01.pdf
Small Claims – Learn how to file a small claims case
Evidence – What it is and how to prepare It.
Contempt in Domestic Cases – Instructions and forms you will need.
Service of Process – Learn how to complete the process.
Mechanics Lien – learn how to file.
Security Deposits – Information for Renters.
Office of Dispute Resolution provides dispute resolution services for the Colorado Judicial Branch. You can find out more about the Office of Dispute Resolution at:
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.
Topics covered include:
Schools are eligible for free copies. Anyone from the public may purchase a copy $2 each. To place an order, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attorney / Judicial Officer Complaints
Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Registration Counsel
Colorado Bar Association Legal Fee Arbitration/Mediation Committees
Commission on Judicial Discipline
Colorado Revised Statutes http://www.lexisnexis.com/hottopics/colorado/
Colorado Code of Regulations http://www.sos.state.co.us/CCR/Welcome.do
Colorado Attorney General’s Consumer Resource Guide http://www.stopfraudcolorado.gov/
Additional Legal Resources