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  • 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
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Living Wills - Information and Forms

    A living will is a document you sign telling your doctor not to use artificial life support measures if you become terminally ill. A sample living will consistent with Colorado law is included. Read More

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    Colorado Bar Association
  • Medical Advance Directives

    Once you've clicked on the link go to page 303. This chapter of the Senior Law Handbook has information such as the following: Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney, C.P.R. Directives, Organ Donation, and more. (The Senior Law Handbook is a project of the Colorado Bar Association's Elder Law Forum Committee and the Community and Civil Affairs Committee of the Trust and Estate Section.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Medical Durable Power of Attorney form

    You need Acrobat Reader to open this file. Click on the Acrobat icon at the bottom of this page to get a free copy. Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services
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    Spanish / Español
  • What is Guardianship and Conservatorship?

    This training will explain a few things about Guardianship or Conservatorship. This training includes audio, so make sure you have working speakers on your computer. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Information for People with Disabilities

    This page features several resources for people with disabilities, including information about appeals, fair housing, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and information about finding advocates in your area. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Power of Attorney: Definitions and Common Questions

    This training explains things about the Power of Attorney form, and answers some common questions you may have about the process. The training includes sound, so be sure to turn on your computer speakers. (April 2017 - review in progress.) Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Wills on Wheels

    Provides low income adults with simple wills. There are some eligibility requirements, based on income and assets. Read More

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    Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association Program
  • Consumer's Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning

    Here are worksheets to help you make informed advance planning health decisions Content Detail

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    American Bar Association
  • Pike's Peak Area Services for Seniors

    PPACG serves as the Area Agency on Aging for El Paso, Park and Teller counties and provides programs and services for older adults and their caregivers. Community services for older adults include rides for medical and grocery needs, meals at congregate meal sites, free legal services and in-home care. Content Detail

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    Pikes Peak Area Council of Governments
  • 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
  • What is an Administrative Hearing and How Does it Work?

    This website has information about administrative hearings, including a guide explaining what a hearing is like, where your hearing will be located, whether or not you can appeal a decision, and more. Content Detail

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    The Non-Lawyer's Guide to Administrative Hearings, Colorado Division of Administrative Hearings
  • Instructions for Executing Wills (form included) PDF

    Wills must be signed in front of two witnesses and a notary public. Read this document for more information and to get a form you will need in writing your will. (You must have Acrobat Reader on your computer to open this file. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the Acrobat icon to download.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services - Fort Collins
  • 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