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Self Help Legal Info

  • Elder Abuse and Neglect

    Physical, emotional, sexual, financial abuse and neglect are all forms of elder abuse. Family situations, caregiver issues and cultural practices may contribute to elder abuse. This link suggests ways to detect, prevent and correct signs of elder abuse. Also listed are places where one may receive help. Content Detail

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    American Psychological Association
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect Basics: Elder Abuse Laws

    Definitions and characteristics of elder abuse and online resources as well as issues related to aging and probate. Content Detail

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    Center for Elders and the Courts
  • Finding a Disability Advocate

    This is a list of advocate groups that can assist people with disabilities with legal issues. It includes contact information, as well as a brief summary of the kinds of issues each organization handles. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services - Denver, CO
  • How to File a Consumer Complaint in Colorado

    This website has phone numbers you can call to submit consumer complaints in a variety of areas . You have to first choose the topic that you are going to file a complaint about to access further information on the site. Content Detail

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    Colorado Attorney General's Office
  • Information and Help for Abuse Victims

    Information and referral sources to report and deal with issues surrounding child abuse, elder abuse and family violence. Content Detail

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    National Council on Child Abuse & Family Violence
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • How to Spot Health Fraud

    Tip-offs to being ripped off if you buy certain health-related products. Content Detail

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    U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Network of Care

    Denver region?s Network of Care for seniors and their families and caregivers. Search to site and find services, search the library, locate needed assistive devices and more. Content Detail

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    DRCOG
  • 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
  • Online Guide to Practical Privacy Tools

    Protect yourself while using the computer for things such as email and surfing the Internet. This site covers topics such as snoop proof email, surfing anonymously, voice privacy and more. CLS does not lobby for, consult, or advise companies, nor do we endorse specific products or services. Content Detail

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    Electronic Privacy Information Center
  • Protecting At-risk Adults

    Who are at-risk adults? What is abuse? How do I report abuse? What happens when you report abuse? Content Detail

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    Colorado Aging & Adult Services, Adult Protection
  • 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
  • Talk with a Lawyer on Law Line 9

    An advice line providing brief direction on legal problems. Read More

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    Channel 9 News in Denver, Colorado