Self Help Legal Info

  • Bankruptcy Court

    Colorado Bankruptcy Court website, includes rules, forms, fees and other useful information. Content Detail

    U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of Colorado
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • 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
  • Credit Counseling

    This group offers help to individuals and families in preventing and resolving financial problems and in learning money management skills. Formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northern Colorado. Content Detail

    Green Path
  • 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)
  • Credit Counseling (Free and Low Cost)

    This group helps individuals and families with their financial concerns. They find alternatives to filing for bankruptcy and educate the public in the areas of budgeting and the wise use of credit. (They are a no fee or low fee organization depending on what services you need.) Content Detail

    Money Management International
  • Public Access: Court Records Searches

    Records of the court available on the Internet. Content Detail

    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Representing Yourself in Court

    An introduction for people who are appearing in court without an attorney. Content Detail

    Colorado Judicial Branch - Pro Se and Customer Service Committees
  • Resource Directory for Persons 60 Years of Age or Older

    Directory providing resources for transportation, hospice, consumer affairs/legal assistance, housing, employment, health clinics, vision, health insurance, etc... Content Detail

    Denver Regional Council of Governments Aging Services Division
  • 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