A Checklist - Requesting a Temporary Protection Order
Authored By: Colorado Legal Services
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TPO Checklist - Audio Guide
Requesting a TPO - Court Forms Needed
These forms are mentioned on the checklist and in the audio guide:
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JDF 400 - Instructions for Filing (Instructions for Obtaining a Civil Protection Order)
JDF 401 - Incident Checklist
JDF 402 - Verified Complaint / Motion for Civil Protection Order
JDF 442 - Information Sheet for Registering a Protection Order
...and, possibly (if you have children)
JDF 404 - Affidavit Regarding Children
Also, If you need to ask the court to have your filing fees waived:
JDF 2016 - Order Concerning Payment of Filing Fees (complete caption at the top only)
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