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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
  • Find Grandparent Support

    This site lists all types of issues for grandparents, including several support topics. Content Detail

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    AARP - American Association of Retired Persons
  • A State Fact Sheet for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children

    This website has national and statewide data and a listing of programs in Colorado that can help. (Adobe Reader is needed to view this file. Go to adobe.com, click on "Get Adobe Reader", download the program to your computer.) Content Detail

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    AARP.org
  • Grandparents' Visitation Rights

    If you have a disagreement with your adult children or one of your children gets a divorce, you could be denied contact with your grandchildren. If a parent does not let you visit your grandchildren the court might be able to help. Go to 14 on the webpage. (The Senior Law Handbook is a project of the Colorado Bar Association's Elder Law and Trust and Estate Section.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

    This article covers topics such as: GrandCare Toolkit,Guide to Public Benefits, Visitation Content Detail

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    AARP
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the purpose of this program is to supplement the help provided in the Self Help Center of the El Paso County Combined Courthouse for the public in the Pikes Peak region, by helping you gain access to the resources you need to answer your questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

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    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • 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
  • Grandparents' Guide to Health Insurance for Children

    A guide to finding children's health insurance for grandparents and other relative caregivers raising children. This guide highlights health coverage programs, eligibilty requirements, application processes, and other questions relevant to relative caregivers. Content Detail

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    Children's Defense Fund
  • The Center for Trauma and Resilience

    24-hour hotlines: 303-894-8000 (English) and 303-718-8289 (Español) Services include: 24-hour hotlines, information and referral, assistance with emergency services, advocacy, crisis counseling, support groups, community outreach and education. Also available is a elder/disability program (grandparents raising grandchildren), children, youth and families program. Content Detail

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    The Center for Trauma and Resilience
  • Evidence - What Is It and How to Prepare It!

    This video series will help you understand what evidence is, how to prepare it to present it in court and how the court treats evidence. Read More

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    Denver Office - Colorado Legal Services
  • 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
  • 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