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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
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Have You Been Denied AND Benefits?

    What you can do if you have been denied Aid to the Needy Disabled (AND) benefits. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Preparing for an Administrative Hearing

    If you are appealing a benefits decision, you may have an Administrative Hearing. This interactive training will define an Administrative Hearing, walk you through the steps, and provide tips for making a convincing case to have your benefits approved or reinstated. This training has audio, so make sure you have working speakers. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • TANF (Colorado Works) Program

    Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) is part of the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1999, and replaced AFDC. Benefits include cash assistance, job training, Medicaid, and other assistance. Click on the link for more information. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Due Process: Information for People with Disabilities

    This interactive training will define Due Process, and how it can apply to people with disabilities. We will provide several examples of your Due Process rights. This training has sound, so be sure to turn on your computer speakers. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

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

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    AARP
  • 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
  • Information about TANF (Temporary Aid to Needy Families)

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 created a new TANF Emergency Fund to assist states in expanding services during the recession Content Detail

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    CLASP
  • Use this tool to Find out Where to Apply for Benefits

    If you aren't sure where to go in your geographic location in Colorado, you can use this tool to help you find out where to go to apply for benefits. Content Detail

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    Colorado Department of Healthcare and Financing
  • 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
  • Your Right to Appeal

    This document has information about appealing a decision that was handed down in an administrative hearing. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Aging and Adult Services

    Adult Financial Services oversees the following programs: Aid to the Needy Disabled, Aid to the Blind, CO Supplement to Aid to the Needy Disabled/Aid to the Blind-Supplement Security Income, Old Age Pension, Old Age Pension/SSI Coordination, Burial Assistance and United States Repatriation. Content Detail

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    Colorado Department of Human Services - Division of Aging and Adult Services