Information For the Public

Senior Law Day Events

Events are held annually around the state and offer information for caregivers and aging adults. Information about the following areas is available:
  • Probate
  • Elder Law
  • Healthcare
  • Long Term Care


    Self Help Centers/Free or Low-Fee Legal Assistance Programs

  • 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.

    Adams Combined Courts Self-Help Center
    All emails answered within 24 hours
    (no phone number)

    Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am – 3pm

    1100 Judicial Center Drive
    Brighton, CO 80601

    Arapahoe District Court Self-Help Center

    Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 12pm & 1pm – 4pm

    7325 S. Potomac St.
    Room 106B, Courthouse II
    Centennial, CO 80112

    Douglas County Self-Help Center

    Mon-Fri, 8:30am – 12:30pm, 1:30 –3:00pm (staff)
    Fri, 8:30am – 12pm (Domestic Only, staffed by volunteer attorneys)

    4000 Justice Way, Suite 2546
    Castle Rock, CO 80109

    Denver District Court / Denver Probate Court Self-Help Center
    720-865-8440 (Domestic Matters)
    720-865-8746 (Probate Matters)

    Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 4pm

    1437 Bannock Street, Room 368
    Denver, CO 80202

    Jefferson County Combined Courts Self-Help Center

    Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am – 4pm

    100 Jefferson County Pkwy.
    Golden, CO 80401

    Services and hours vary by location. Please contact each location for more information. Click for: Metro-Area Self Help Centers Brochure, Denver Courts Self Help Center Brochure
  • Colorado Legal Aid Directory
    Legal Aid organizations and pro bono programs in Colorado
    CBA's Appellate Pro Bono Program
    The Colorado Bar Association’s (CBA) Appellate Pro Bono Program may help you obtain a lawyer to assist with your appeal in the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Colorado Supreme Court. If you cannot afford a lawyer you may qualify for this program. The program applies only to civil cases. In the Court of Appeals, it does not apply to unemployment, prison discipline, or criminal cases. In the Colorado Supreme Court, a civil matter for the purposes of this program does not include criminal cases or cases involving post criminal conviction relief, prison discipline, habeas corpus appeals, ballot title appeals or election appeals. Download the application from the link above or call (303)860-1115.

    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 or (under news tab, 9 line schedule)
    Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans
    The Colorado Bar Association, in cooperation with a number of local bar associations, offers free legal clinics for veterans across Colorado. The clinics assist in understanding the legal processes and forms.

    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.

Our Courts Colorado

The award-winning Our Courts program presents nonpartisan information to adult audiences to further public knowledge and understanding of the state and federal courts in Colorado. Speakers, many of whom are current or retired judges, present interactive programs on the state and federal courts generally, as well as on topics ranging from the life of a civil case and the life of a criminal case to immigration proceedings to Abraham Lincoln’s legacy of liberty and equality. Several of these presentations are also available in Spanish. For more information or to schedule a presentation, please visit the Our Courts website.

To order brochures

CLICK HERE FOR A BROCHURE ORDER FORM. The brochures listed to the right are available in bulk from the CBA by mailing $25 (includes tax and shipping) per set of 50 to: CBA Brochure Orders, 1900 Grant Street, Ninth Floor, Denver, CO 80203. Contact Amanda Ringley or call (303) 860-1115 or (800) 332-6736. Note that some brochures are only available online.

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