Self Help Legal Info

  • 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

    Colorado Legal Services
  • Bankruptcy Clinic

    Volunteer attorneys from the Denver Bar Association present personal bankruptcy clinics for pro se (do-it-yourself) litigants. Content Detail

    Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Collection Agency Board

    Provides consumers with information about their rights and restricts the ways collection agencies can attempt to collect debts. Content Detail

    Colorado Attorney General's Office
  • Consumer Rights in Bankruptcy, Debt and Garnishment Issues

    This packet has information regarding consumer rights for different types of debt, collection agencies, and bankruptcy. It explains garnishment laws and has a list of organizations that may be able to help you file a complaint against creditors. (Last updated Jan. 2017) Content Detail

    Colorado Legal Services - Fort Collins
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  • Avoiding Bankruptcy

    Have your finances reached the point at which bankruptcy feels like the only way out? Filing for bankruptcy can take a heavy emotional and financial toll, so it is worthwhile to first explore ways to avoid the necessity of taking this action. Depending on your own circumstances, there may be ways to avoid bankruptcy, even if your current outlook is bleak. The sooner you address a financial setback, the better able you will be to cope with it. (NOTE! this article is from 2008 but many of the principles still apply.) Content Detail

    AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Tips to Prevent Becoming a Victim of Mortgage Fraud

    General tips about mortgage fraud, mortgage debt elimination schemes, foreclosure fraud schemes and predatory lending schemes. Content Detail

    Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • 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

    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • State Median Family Income by Family Size

    This table provides median family income data reproduced in a format designed for ease of use in completing Bankruptcy Forms B22A and B22C. Read More

    U.S. Department of Justice
  • Talk with a Lawyer on Law Line 9

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

    Channel 9 News in Denver, Colorado
  • 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

    Colorado Legal Services