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Chief Justice Directives

This index includes all directives currently in effect, from the directive consolidation on Jan. 1, 1985, through the current date. The index references those directives that were amended, replaced, or repealed.

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Alternate Defense Counsel, guidelines for appointment in juvenile delinquency cases

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14-01  
Approved Forms for Self-Represented Litigants in Non-Criminal Matters

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13-01  
Court Compensation of Expert Witnesses

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12-03  
Civil Action Filing Fees

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12-02 Repealed Effective 7-1-13
Colorado Case Law in Book and Electronic Format

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12-01  
Court Management of Protective Proceedings Matters

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11-03  
Civil Litigation in Business Actions

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11-02 Amended 10/11, Amended 6/13, Amended 7/14
E-filing Rejections by the Court

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11-01 Amended 8/19/11, Amended 10/1/14, Amended 11/14
Child Support Enforcement Divison of Co. Dept. of Human Services - Pilot Project

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09-01  
Judicial Department Employee Policies

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08-06 Replaced 94-02, Amended May, 2011, Amended June, 2013
Case management, Colorado standards for trial courts

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08-05  
Hours of Operation for Trial Courts

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08-04  
Centralized IT Purchasing

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08-03 Amended April 2008
Assessment of Cost Recovery Fees for Maintaining the Technical Infrastructure Necessary to Support Electronic Access to Court Records, Directive Concerning

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08-02 Amended 8/08, Attachment A, Amended 8/19/11, Amended 10-29-13, Amended 9-11-14
Court Appointments of Decision-Makers Pursuant to §14-10-128.3, C.R.S.

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08-01  
District Court Magistrates in Denver County Sitting in the Specialized Court to Impose Sentences to Probation on Felony Matters; Pilot Project to Provide Authority to

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07-02 REPEALED 11-8-10
Communications Usage Policy; Technical, Security and System Management Concerns

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07-01 Electronic Communications Usage Policy effective 2/1/07, Amended 4-8-14
Allocation of staff interpreters

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06-03 Amended June, 2011
County court electronic filing; pilot project for

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06-02 REPEALED 9-24-09
Assessment of Court Fees and Costs

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06-01  
Continuing Education and Professional Practice Requirements for Continued Certification and/or Active Roster Status of Court Interpreters

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05-05  
Pilot Project for Correctional Facility Disciplinary Action Review ? Lincoln County District Court Only
05-04  
Court Reporters/Recorders, Supervision & Management of

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05-03 Amended June, 2009, Amended May, 2014, Amended Effective July, 1, 2014
Electronic document format under CRCP 121, 1-26
05-02 Repealed May, 2011, Replaced by CJD 11-1
Access to Court Records

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05-01 Public Access to Court Records, effective July 1, 2007, Policy Amended July 26, 2011, Policy Amended May 20, 2013, Amended September 4, 2014
Child and family investigator standards: communications, duties, general principles, role

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04-08 Statutory References Only, Corrected 1/23/06, Amended 2008, Attachment A Amended 6/09, Amended 4/11, Amended 11/11, Amended 12/13/12
Access to Court Services and Programs for People with Disabilities

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04-07 Effective July 6, 2004
Child's Representative through OCR

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04-06 04-05 & 04-06, 04-06 Attachment A, Attachment A Revised March 2008, Attachment A Revised February 2011, Revised 12-11, Attachment A Revised 3-1-12, Revised and Attachment A Revised 3-13, Attached A Revised 4-14
Appointment and Payment Procedures for CAC, GAL's, CFI's & CV's

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04-05 04-04 & 04-05 & 04-06, 04-04 & 04-05 Attachment E, 04-05 Attachment C, 04-05 Attachment D, 04-04 & 04-05 Attachment D(2), Amended July 2008, Amended November 2010, Attachment A Amended March, 2011, Amended July, 2011, Amended 11-11, Attachment A Revised 3-1-12, Attachment A Revised 3-13, Attachment B Revised 7-30-13, Attachment A Revised 4-14, Amended 7-14
Advisory Counsel Appointments

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04-04 04-04 & 04-05 Attachment E, 04-04 Attachment F, 04-04 & 04-05 & 04-06 Attachment A, 04-04 Attachment B, 04-04 Attachment C, 04-04 Attachment D(1), 04-04 & 04-05 Attachment D(2), Amended July 2008, Amended November 2010, Attachment B Amended February 2011, Amended July, 2011, Attachment B Amended 3/1/12, Attachment B Amended 3-13, Attachment B Amended 3-14, Amended 7-13, amended 11-14
Community initiatives: restorative justice

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04-03 Amended 4/21/10, Amended 4/11
Fiscal policies and procedures

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04-02 Amended September 2007
Filing of Disclosure Materials
04-01 REPEALED 3/5/04
Authorization of New Procedure for Motions to Withdraw in All Civil Cases 03-02 REPEALED 1/1/06
Personnel Rule 13, Suspension of

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03-01  
Audio Visual Devices in the Eighteenth Judicial District, Use of

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02-03  
Establishment of Statewide Probation Priorities 02-02 RESCINDED and REPLACED by CJD 04-03
Administrative leave and annual leave-sharing, temporarily extended

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02-01  
Cesar Chavez Day
01-01  
C.R.C.P. 80(a), Waiver of Application

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00-02  
Judicial vacancies

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00-01  
Establishment of Statewide Probation Priorities 99-04 RESCINDED and REPLACED by CJD 02-02
Administrative combination of clerks' offices - Denver District and Juvenile Courts

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99-03  
Codes, critical and data entry procedures

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99-02 Amended 12-1-09
Family court matters, uniform and simplified forms

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99-01  
Computer, license agreements

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98-08 Repealed 4-8-14
Equitable and Effective Utlization of Court Reporters 98-07 REPEALED and REPLACED by CJD 05-03
Compensation, solemnizing weddings and the reporting of related income

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98-06 Amended 5-1-13
Access of the Public to Documents and Materials in the Courts 98-05 SUPERSEDED by CJD 05-01
Discovery and Disclosure for the Penalty Phase in Capital Cases 98-04 AMENDED 3/25/98, then REPEALED 1/15/99
Death penalty cases, preparation of the record in

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98-03 Amended per Chief Justice Order effective 10/23/09, Repealed 2/5/14
Case processing procedures, concerning permanency planning in dependency and neglect cases

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98-02  
Civil matters, costs for indigent persons in

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98-01 Attachment A Revised 3/08, Amended 8/08, Amended 3/11, Amended 8/19/11, Attachment A Revised 3/1/12, Attachment A Revised 3/13, Attachment A Revised 3/14
Hearing-impaired people, juror service for

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97-06  
Court-Ordered Mental Health Evaluations - Criminal

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97-04 REPEALED 6/16/09
Computer Security in the Colorado Judicial Branch

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97-03 REPEALED and REPLACED by 07-01
Court Appointment of Guardians Ad Litem and Other Representatives and Counsel for Children and Indigent Persons in Titles 14,15, 19 (D&N only), 22 and 27 97-02 REPEALED and REPLACED by CJD 04-05 and 04-06 Effective 5/1/04
Appointment of State funded Counsel in Criminal and Juvenile Delinquency Case 97-01 REPEALED and REPLACED by CJD 04-04 Effective 5/1/04
Adjudication and disposition hearings, expediting the timing of, dependency and neglect

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96-08  
Change of venue in criminal cases

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96-07  
Death Penalty Cases 96-06 REPEALED
Establishment of Statewide Probation Priorities 96-05 REPEALED
Procedures Regarding Implementation of Section 13-3-111, 6A C.R.S. (1987 & 1996 Supp.) Appointment of Retired or Resigned Justices or Judges Pursuant to Agreement of Parties-Appointment Discretionary

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96-04  
Assignment of Juvenile Court Judges to Hear Certain Probate Matters

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96-03  
Guardians Ad Litem in Cases Under Title 19 of the Colorado Revised Statutes 96-02 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-02
Standard Research Fees 96-01 REPEALED and REPLACED by 06-01
Public Service Hours for Trial Courts 95-05 REPEALED
Concerning Designation of Judges in Death Penalty Cases 95-04 REPEALED
Assignment of visiting and senior judges, priorities for

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95-03  
Self addressed, stamped envelopes (SASE)
95-02  
Administrative responsibility of chief judges

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95-01 Amended 08/05, REPLACED 85-01, Amended 8/12
Support Payment Processing Fees 94-03 REPEALED
Code of conduct, Colorado Judicial Branch
94-02 REPEALED 9/12/08 and REPLACED by 08-06
Creation of & Procedural Rules for Colorado Judicial Ethics Advisory Board

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94-01 Amended 10/5/04 & 12/10/06
Compensation, mental condition examinations in criminal and civil cases

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93-03 Repealed June, 2012, Replaced by CJD 12-03
Waiver of application of C.R.C.P. 80(a)
93-02 Amended 10/20/94
Order Establishing the Technology Steering Committee

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93-01  
Hiring freeze, operation plans, and reclassifications

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92-04  
Fees for Court Visitors 92-03 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-02
Individual salary adjustment, suspension of rule 13

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92-02  
Furlough, voluntary

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92-01  
Restriction of Expenditures of Appropriated Funds for FY 92 91-03 See 92-04
Establishment of Statewide Probation Priorities and Creation of A Statewide Probation Advisory Committee 91-02 See 02-02
Expenditures, restriction of, appropriated funds FY91

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91-01  
Court Compensation of Interpreters 90-01 Amended 8/16/01, REPEALED & REPLACED by 06-03
Probation clerical personnel, voluntary transfer of

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89-04  
Appointment of Counsel and Guardians Ad Litem for Indigent Persons 89-03 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-01 & 97-02
Fees for Appointed Attorneys Representing Indigents in Criminal & Delinquency Prosecutions and in Other Cases 89-02 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-02
Colorado Standards for Case Management in the Trial Courts 89-01 REPEALED
No Chief Justice Directives Issued 1988  
Distinguished special achievement award

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87-03 REPEALED 7/1/09
Allocation of new positions

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87-02 Clarified 8/28/87
Court compensation of experts in felony cases

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87-01 Repealed June, 2012, Replaced by CJD 12-03
Limiting the Length of Stay in Residential Community Corrections Facilities or Programs for Offenders Who are Placed there as a Condition of Probation 86-03 REPEALED 10/12/87
Establishing Priorities for Probation Services, Authorizing the Adoption of Procedural and Administrative Standards & Providing for the Voluntary Transfer of Personnel 86-02 REPEALED 1991, See 02-02
Discrimination, conduct of official judicial business

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86-01  
Conference, midyear for judges

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85-33  
Appropriated funds, restrictions FY 86

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85-32  
Assessment and Collection of Statutory Fines, Surcharges and Costs

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85-31 Amended 8/19/11
Judicial advisory council

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85-30 Amended 10/6/05
Closing courts during emergency weather conditions

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85-29 Amended 12/18/86
Judicial Resignations and Retirements 85-28 REPEALED and REPLACED by 00-01
Determination of Indigency for Alcohol or Drug Treatment

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85-27 Attachment A Amended 11/18/88
Eligibility Income Guidelines for Court Apointed Counsel 85-26 97/01 and 97/02
Oaths of office for judges
85-25  
Appointment of Attorneys to Represent Indigents 85-24 97/01 and 97/02
Assignment of Denver District Court Judges to Hear Matters in Denver Probate Court

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85-23  
Interest rate on appealed judgments

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85-22 Amended 3/11/14
Filing Fees and Appeal Expenses for State Agencies and Political Subdivisions 85-21 REPEALED
The Colorado C.L.E. Index 85-20 Amended 7/1/90, REPEALED 6/24/05
Alcoholic beverages, prohibition of

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85-19 Amended 7/1/97, Attachment A - 12/1/00
Fees, alcohol and drug evaluation

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85-18 REPEALED 6/16/09
Small Claims Transfer Requests Under Rule 503

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85-17  
Access of the Public to Documents and Materials in the Courts 85-16 SUPERSEDED by 05-01
C.R.C.P. 120 proceedings, presence of counsel for

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85-15  
County Judges Sitting as County Court Referees

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85-14  
Conflicts, scheduling

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85-13  
Appeal File/S, preparation of

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85-12  
Attorney Registration Number Requirements

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85-11  
Preparation and Cost of Transcripts 85-10 REPLACED by 05-03
Appeals, handling of special exhibits

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85-09  
Pre-sentence reports, transmittal to state correctional institutions

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85-08  
Priorities for Assignment of Visiting and Senior Judges 85-07 REPLACED by 95-03
Funds from private sources, solicitation of

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85-06  
Bonding juveniles, availability of judge or commissioner at all times

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85-05  
Estates, Polish Nationals, notification

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85-04  
Appeals, county court, time limit

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85-03  
Wiretap reports
85-02 Amended 1/8/10
Authority and Responsibility of Chief Judges
85-01 REPLACED by 95-01
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