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Self Help Legal Info

  • Security Deposit audio presentation

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    Colorado Legal Services - Denver, CO
  • A Chance to Talk with an Attorney

    Please read the below for more information. Read More

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    Alpine Legal Services
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

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

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    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • Are you a Victim of Domestic Violence or Stalking In Colorado

    If you're a victim of domestic violence or stalking, you may have questions about your rights. This fact sheet explains your rights as an employee, a debtor, and a tenant who has been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, and provides a sample letter to send to a landlord if you need to leave your residence because of domestic violence. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Breaking a Lease - What You Need to Know

    Your responsibilities when breaking a lease. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Can a Landlord Take a Tenant's Property?

    Information about landlord liens against tenant's personal property. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Eviction

    Includes - definition of an eviction; when a landlord can evict you; the eviction procedure; what your legal defenses may be and links to other helpful information on the web. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Landlords and Lockouts

    What is a lockout and can a landlord lock you out of your rental unit? What can you do if you have been locked out? Can you break the locks if you have been locked out? This resource answers those questions plus includes links to more information. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Leases

    Covers the following: 1) What is a lease? 2) What to watch out for in a lease. 3) What a month-to-month tenancy is. 4) When the Landlord is allowed to raise the rent, how often, and what to do if you don't agree with the increase/ 5) What you should do when you move in. 6) What you should do while you are living in the property. 7) What you should do when you move out. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Rights as a Tenant After Job Ends with Landlord

    This information will help you figure out what to do if you receive your housing as partial compensation for your job, but then your job ends. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Security Deposits - Information for Renters

    Important steps to take when moving in, moving out, retrieving deposits from landlords, how to file in small claims court and how to file a civil action suit. Note - some links go to .pdf files. You need Adobe Reader to open these files. Go to adobe.com to get a free copy. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services