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Self Help Legal Info

  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Colorado Courts - Garnishment

    Forms and information regarding garnishment Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Credit Counseling

    This group offers help to individuals and families in preventing and resolving financial problems and in learning money management skills. Formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northern Colorado. Content Detail

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    Green Path
  • Credit Counseling (Free and Low Cost)

    This group helps individuals and families with their financial concerns. They find alternatives to filing for bankruptcy and educate the public in the areas of budgeting and the wise use of credit. (They are a no fee or low fee organization depending on what services you need.) Content Detail

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    Money Management International
  • What to do When you Can't Pay Debts

    This resource describes consumer rights and what creditors are not allowed to do when collecting a debt. Additional topics include, the inability to pay your bills or work out a payment plan, the court process, protecting your assets and help getting your bills under control. Content Detail

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    Colorado Department of Law
  • Colorado Collection Agency Board

    Provides consumers with information about their rights and restricts the ways collection agencies can attempt to collect debts. Content Detail

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    Colorado Attorney General's Office
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Do It Yourself Legal Help

    The Denver Bar Association offers pro se (do-it-yourself) litigant clinics on the subjects of Bankruptcy, Divorce, Small Claims, Collections, and more. These clinics assist in understanding the legal processes and forms. They do not provide explicit legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms. The clinics are informational only and NOT legal advice. Content Detail

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    The Denver Bar Association
  • Need Help Managing Your Debt?

    Provides help to people dealing with stressful financial situations. Content Detail

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    National Foundation for Credit Counseling
  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    If you have a legal dispute, the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) may be able to help. This link will take you to their homepage. The ODR exists to establish and make available dispute resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Public Access: Court Records Searches

    Records of the court available on the Internet. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Representing Yourself in Court

    An introduction for people who are appearing in court without an attorney. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch - Pro Se and Customer Service Committees
  • Request that the Court Waive Your Filing Fees

    This links to the instructions and forms on the Colorado Judicial (courts) site regarding how to complete the information you need to ask the courts to waive your filing fees. Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Resource Directory for Persons 60 Years of Age or Older

    Directory providing resources for transportation, hospice, consumer affairs/legal assistance, housing, employment, health clinics, vision, health insurance, etc... Content Detail

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    Denver Regional Council of Governments Aging Services Division
  • What Income is Protected from Garnishment?

    When someone is suing you, or threatening to sue you, you need to know if your income can be taken to pay any judgment that might be entered against you. Certain types of income are protected from garnishment, meaning a creditor cannot not take specific income or limited amounts of income. Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services