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1 WHERE ELSE TO LOOK FOR HELP General Legal Issues Name Contact Information Description of Services Colorado Legal Services (CLS) Hours: 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Phone: Address: 1905 Sherman St., Suite 400, Denver CLS provides legal advice and representation to low income eligible persons and seniors in civil matters throughout the state. Website provides self help legal information, forms, and a schedule of free clinics. English and Spanish services. Metro Volunteer Lawyers Visit MVL s website and go to the I Need Help Resources page for a list of helpful links. Denver Bar Association Visit the website for legal clinics and free legal information. Denver District Court Pro Se Office Denver Sheriff Department Civil Division Phone: Address: 1437 Bannock, Room 368, Denver, CO Department/CivilProcessServices/tabid/ /Default.aspx Provides pro se packets of forms, help, and information (not legal assistance). The packets and level of detail differ from office to office: divorce, child support modification, wage assignments, garnishments, contempt orders, etc. Service of civil process, sale of real and personal property under court order, and execution of court ordered evictions. Phone: Address: 201 W. Colfax Ave, 1 st Floor Atrium, Denver, CO Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Denver Police Department Non-emergency help: Anonymous tips: Sex Offender Hotline: Hate Crimes Hotline: Government department that works to keep the community safe. Legal Nights at Mi Casa Legal Nights at El Centro San Juan Diego Phone: When: Third Tuesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Where: Mi Casa Resource Center 360 Acoma Street, Denver, CO Phone: Volunteer attorneys provide free legal consultations for immigration, credit, housing, landlords, employment issues, and family law. No appointments: first-come, first-served Spanish interpreters available. Offers free legal assistance on issues including immigration, family, employment, housing and more.

2 El Centro Humanitario (ECH) Lawline 9 t KUSA TV Channel 9 When: First Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Where: 2830 Lawrence St, Denver, CO Phone: Where: 2260 California Street Denver, CO Phone: When: Every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Bankruptcy Clinic Phone: When: Second Tuesday of every month from 1:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. Where: US Bankruptcy Court, th Street, Denver, CO Room 183 Small Claims Clinic and Collections Clinic Phone: Where: 1437 Bannock Street Room 117, Denver, CO Organization has a number of programs to serve day laborers including employment, legal and educational. Weekly ask-a-lawyer program that is designed to provide legal information based on brief descriptions of legal issues and suggestions where the individual may go for legal assistance. Assist in understanding the bankruptcy process and forms. Topics reviewed include how bankruptcy can eliminate debts, the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, the effect on credit ratings and which forms are required for filing. Issues of creditor harassment, what a collection agent cannot say to you and how to fight back if you are harassed will also be addressed. This clinic will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms. Teaches people how to file their own small claims cases in court and how to collect on the judgments. First Judicial District Bar Association Legal Assistance Program The Legal center for People with Disabilities and Older People Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) Small Claims: Third Tuesday of every month from 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Collections: Third Thursday of every month from 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Phone: Phone: Phone: Address: 3489 W. 72 nd Ave, Suite 211, Westminster, CO General questions are welcome but the clinics will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms. Legal information, advice, representation provided to senior citizens 55 and older residing in Jefferson and Gilpin counties. Non-profit organization that protects the human, civil and legal rights of people with mental and physical disabilities, people with HIV, and older people throughout Colorado. Non-profit organization that works to ensure justice for men and women in immigration detention and for immigrant children who have suffered from abuse, neglect, or violence. Page 2 of 5 Updated 5/6/2014

3 Appellate Pro Bono Program Colorado Lawyers Committee 7 rg Phone: Address: 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4100, Denver, CO Provides pro bono attorneys to represent indigent pro se litigants in civil cases pending before the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Colorado Supreme Court. Nonpartisan consortium of 59 Colorado law firms dedicated to creating and increasing opportunities for children, the poor and other disadvantaged communities through advocacy, negotiation and litigation. Denver Probate Court Colorado Eldercare Planning Council (CoEPC) Guardianship Alliance Seniors, Inc Denver Human Services Probate Assistance e/index.cfm Phone: Address: 1437 Bannock Street, Room 230, Denver, CO Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Clinic: 11:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. check website for dates. Phone: Address: 801 Yosemite Street, Denver, CO Phone: Adult Protection Hotline: Child Abuse Hotline: Visit the website for court forms and additional resources. Clinic: Overview of the duties and responsibilities of a personal representative or guardian/conservator. The attorneys also provide practical tips for completing those responsibilities, including how to set up an estate account, change title to real estate, notify and work with creditors, establish a conservatorship account, account for the ward s money, and complete annual reports. Non-profit organization dedicated to improving of the quality of life for our seniors and especially our senior veterans. Provides information, instruction, and guidance about guardianship of adults in Colorado. Non-profit organization that serves the elderly population. Protect Denver s children, youth, adults and elderly. Family Law and Domestic Relations Do Your Own Divorce Phone: When: Third Wednesday of every month from 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Where: 1437 Bannock Street (Denver County Court), Room Learn about the divorce process and get information on how to file a divorce. *These clinics do not provide legal advice or representation nor do they directly assist in completing court forms. Page 3 of 5 Updated 5/6/2014

4 368, Denver, CO Family Law Legal Clinic Phone: When: Third Tuesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. Where: Office of Economic Development, 1200 Federal Blvd, Room 1018, Denver, CO Volunteer attorneys provide information on filing for a divorce without the assistance of an attorney, and will cover divorce procedures and forms, child custody, child support, maintenance and property division. * These clinics do not provide legal advice or representation nor do they directly assist in completing court forms. Emergency Domestic Services: domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking Family Tree Women in Crisis General Phone: Hotlines: Women in Crisis: Domestic Violence Outreach Program: House of Hope: Homelessness Program: Legal Clinic: three times per month at 7:00 p.m. Call for further information. Work to break the generational cycles of child abuse, domestic violence and homelessness. Keep victims safe from domestic violence by providing a 24-hour crisis line, emergency shelter, safety planning, advocacy, community resources, health care and other supportive services. Project Safeguard Adams: Arapahoe: Broomfield: Denver: Denver Human Services: Non-profit organization that provides safety planning, legal advocacy, and direct court support to victims of domestic violence and abuse. Rocky Mountain Children s Law Center University of Denver Child Advocacy Practicum Children Phone: Address: 1325 South Colorado Blvd, Suite 701, Denver, CO Contact Ana Novelli at Non-profit that works to transform the lives of abused, neglected and at-risk children through compassionate legal advocacy, education and public policy reform. Year-long course that trains law students how to advocate for Page 4 of 5 Updated 5/6/2014

5 The Denver Indian Family Resource Center Phone: Address: 4407 Morrison Road, Suite 100, Denver, CO children effectively. Law students represent child clients in court, supervised by an attorney from the Children's Law Center. Assist American Indian children and families through collaborative and culturally responsive services. Page 5 of 5 Updated 5/6/2014

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