For the Public
In Case of Dispute
Information on what to do if you are unable to come to an agreement with your Colorado attorney or have a complaint about a Colorado attorney or judge or magistrate.
• Colorado Supreme Court Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel
• Colorado and Denver Bar Associations Legal Fee Arbitration Committees
Legal Resource Directories
Denver Bar Association Legal Resource Directory (pdf format)
A Guide to Colorado Legal Resources for Native Americans
Free or Low-Fee Legal Assistance Programs
Colorado Legal Aid Directory
CBA's Appellate Pro Bono Program
KUSA-TV Law Line 9 - (303) 698-0999 The Denver Bar Association has partnered with 9News to provide a weekly ask-a-lawyer program every Wednesday from 4:00-6:30 p.m.that is designed to provide legal information based on brief descriptions of legal issues and suggestions where the individual may go for legal assistance. Attorney volunteers do not give out personal contact information and are asked not to use their full name. Volunteer attorneys simply offer free legal information to callers. A list of scheduled topics is available at www.denbar.org or www.9news.com (under news tab, 9 line schedule)
Denver Bar Association Legal Clinics The Denver Bar Association offers pro se (do-it-yourself) litigant clinics on the subjects of Bankruptcy, Divorce, Small Claims and Collections. These clinics assist in understanding the legal processes and forms. They do not provide explicit legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.
Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL) Denver Metro Area residents: If your income is at or below 125% of federal poverty guidelines and you need help with your civil legal issue (not criminal), you may qualify for pro bono (free) or low-fee legal services. Call (303) 837-1313 to apply. Metro Volunteer Lawyers’ volunteer attorneys assist with civil legal cases for little or no fee. Processing for Metro Volunteer Lawyers applications is done by Colorado Legal Services. Literally thousands of people call each year for legal help putting extraordinary pressure on available volunteer attorneys. Since demand far exceeds supply, MVL may not be able to meet your immediate needs.
Colorado Legal Services is a non-profit corporation that has assisted persons with low income and seniors in the State of Colorado for over 85 years. The mission of Colorado Legal Services is to provide meaningful access to high quality, civil legal services in the pursuit of justice for as many low-income persons and members of vulnerable populations throughout Colorado as possible.To apply for legal assistance, call (303) 837-1313.
Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Services You may be able to find a lawyer who will represent you on a reduced fee or payments over time basis by calling lawyers who you learn about from friends, the yellow pages, or who are listed on the Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service website: http://www.mlrsonline.org/.
Self Help Centers
Each judicial district has a self help center staffed by a self-represented litigant coordinator (SRLC). CJD 13-01 gives guidance on what SRLCs can and cannot do. For a complete list of Self Help Centers and SRLCs throughout Colorado, visit the Colorado Courts website.
Denver Metro Area Self Help Centers
Services and hours vary by location.
Please contact each location for more information.
Denver District Court / Denver Probate Court
1437 Bannock Street, Room 368
Denver, CO 80202
Telephone (domestic matters): 720-865-8440
Telephone (probate matters): 720-865-8746
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 4pm
Jefferson County Combined Courts Self-Help Center
100 Jefferson County Pkwy.
Golden, CO 80401
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 4pm
Arapahoe District Court Self-Help Center
7325 S. Potomac St.
Room 106B, Courthouse II
Centennial, CO 80112
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm
Douglas County Self-Help Center
4000 Justice Way, Suite 2546
Castle Rock, CO 80109
Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 12:30pm, 1:30 –3:00pm (staff)
Fri, 8:30am – 12pm (Domestic Only, staffed by volunteer attorneys)
Advance Medical Directive Information
Colorado Legal Services Legal Aid Directory
17th JD Self Help Center (Adams and Broomfield Counties)
The Legal Center- "Helping individuals with disabilities live and work in the community"
Colorado Attorney General's Consumer Resource Guide provides information about consumer rights & resources
Federal Trade Commission(Fair Debt Collection Practices, etc.)
Colorado Legal Services
The IRS and the Colorado Revenue Department
As a public service to Colorado taxpayers, the Tax Section of the Colorado Bar Association has prepared a series of brochures intended to help individual taxpayers better understand how the IRS and the Colorado Revenue Department determine and collect taxes.
How to Deal With (and Survive) I.R.S. Income Tax Audits. This brochure will help you understand how the federal and state tax agencies carry out their revenue collection missions. Also included are useful tips and general advice on how to best prepare for and deal with that process.
Dealing With the IRS and the Colorado Revenue Department. This brochure will help you understand how the federal and state tax agencies carry out their personal income tax audit missions. In question and answer format, this brochure also provides useful tips and general advice on how to prepare for and deal with audits.