FREE & LOW-COST LEGAL SERVICES
Colorado Legal Services
Colorado Legal Services provides help for low-income Coloradans in non-criminal matters. For more information you can access Colorado Legal services website at http://coloradolegalservices.org/.
Lawyers at the Library
The ACBA sponsors Lawyers at the Library (5:30-7:30 p.m.), which offers patrons of the Arapahoe Library District a 30-minute free consultation of various legal topics. Interested individuals should contact the Arapahoe Library District or Bemis Public Library to sign up.
Pro Se Clinic
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.
When: Wednesdays & Fridays (except holidays) 8:30 a.m. – noon.
(Attorney volunteers: Please log on to ACBA website to find out how to help)
ARAPAHOE COUNTY SELF-REPRESENTED
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:
Alison Ruggiero and Bradly Halm
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
Click links below
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.
Meet the Professionals - in a divorce case – Learn who they are and what they do.
The Legal Process and Paperwork – Learn what's required.
Parenting Plan Overview - Child support and other decision for your children.
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.
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
OTHER INFORMATION AND RESOURCES