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  • Know Your Rights as a Victim of Domestic Violence or Stalking In Colorado

    If you're a victim of domestic violence or stalking, you may have questions about your rights. This fact sheet explains your rights as an employee, a debtor, and a tenant who has been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, and provides a sample letter to send to a landlord if you need to leave your residence because of domestic violence. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Requesting a Temporary Protection Order in Colorado - a Checklist audio

    Here we break down the steps in requesting a temporary protection order from the Colorado courts in an attempt to make the process clearer. If you request and receive a temporary protection order from the court, the next step will be to ask the court for a permanent protection order. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • What is a Contempt Citation?

    When someone files a contempt citation against you, it means they are asking the Judge to punish you because they believe you have violated a court order. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • 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
  • 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