How to File a Small Claims Case

Authored By: Colorado Legal Services


Do you know the proper procedure and court forms to fill out while preparing your Small Claims Case? Watch this Small Claims Clinic video to learn more about how to generate your case, properly serve the other party and present your claim in court.

A transcript of the video is available to complement the resource.

The Small Claims Handbook: A Guide for Non-Lawyers is also a helpful reference.

You can also complete the forms you will need to file a Small Claims case online (you will have to print them out and take them to the court) - go here and scroll down to Consumer Law, Complete a Small Claims Action.

If you live in Adams or Jefferson counties you can use the Colorado Judicial Branch ICCES program here to complete and file your forms.

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Last Review and Update: Jun 30, 2009