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Civil Unions and Common-Law Marriage

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  • What is Common Law Marriage?

    More information about what common-law marriage means - for example what happens if you move to another state, what happens to the children, and more. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Civil Unions in Colorado

    Provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding civil unions and same-sex marriages in Colorado. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services - Denver, CO
  • How to Pursue a Civil Union in Colorado

    This resource from One Colorado provides information and guidelines for those seeking a civil union in Colorado. Content Detail

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    One Colorado
  • Common Law Marriage (A Brief Explanation)

    The State of Colorado recognizes common law marriage. The CO Attorney General's Office has written a brief explanation of what the legal definition of common law marriage is in Colorado. Scroll down to "Where can I find information about common law marriage..." and click on the + next to that question for more information. Content Detail

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    Office of Legislative Legal Services
  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    The ODR exists to establish and make available conflict resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. 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
  • Public Access: Court Records Searches

    Records of the court available on the Internet. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Request that the Court Waive Your Filing Fees

    Complete the form to request your filing fees be waived, and find links to the instructions and forms on the Colorado Judicial (courts) site. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • 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
  • Colorado Courts by County

    Links to all 64 county courts including address, telephone and contact information. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Vital Records

    Get certified copies of birth and death certificates, and marriage and divorce verifications, adoption records. Content Detail

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    Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Public Records Research

    Look up and get copies of information such as marriage and birth records, home ownership information and other documents. Content Detail

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    NETRonline Real Estate Information and Public Records Research
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the program's purpose is to supplement help provided in the El Paso County Combined Courthouse Self Help Center for the public, by helping you gain access to resources you need to answer questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

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    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • Line 9, 9 News

    Call in (look at link for schedule) for information about legal and other problems. Content Detail

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    Channel 9 News in Denver, Colorado