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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 The index references those directives that were amended, replaced, or repealed.

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Authority and Responsibility of Chief Judges
85-01 REPLACED by 95-01
Wiretap reports
85-02 Amended 1/8/10
Appeals, county court, time limit

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85-03  
Estates, Polish Nationals, notification

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85-04  
Bonding juveniles, availability of judge or commissioner at all times

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85-05  
Funds from private sources, solicitation of

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85-06  
Priorities for Assignment of Visiting and Senior Judges 85-07 REPLACED by 95-03
Pre-sentence reports, transmittal to state correctional institutions

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85-08  
Appeals, handling of special exhibits

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85-09  
Preparation and Cost of Transcripts 85-10 REPLACED by 05-03
Attorney Registration Number Requirements

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85-11  
Appeal File/S, preparation of

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85-12  
Conflicts, scheduling

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85-13  
County Judges Sitting as County Court Referees

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85-14  
C.R.C.P. 120 proceedings, presence of counsel for

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85-15  
Access of the Public to Documents and Materials in the Courts 85-16 SUPERSEDED by 05-01
Small Claims Transfer Requests Under Rule 503

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85-17  
Fees, alcohol and drug evaluation

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85-18 REPEALED 6/16/09
Alcoholic beverages, prohibition of

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85-19 Amended 7/1/97, Attachment A - 12/1/00
The Colorado C.L.E. Index 85-20 Amended 7/1/90, REPEALED 6/24/05
Filing Fees and Appeal Expenses for State Agencies and Political Subdivisions 85-21 REPEALED
Interest rate on appealed judgments

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85-22 Amended 3/11/14
Assignment of Denver District Court Judges to Hear Matters in Denver Probate Court

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85-23  
Appointment of Attorneys to Represent Indigents 85-24 97/01 and 97/02
Oaths of office for judges
85-25  
Eligibility Income Guidelines for Court Apointed Counsel 85-26 97/01 and 97/02
Determination of Indigency for Alcohol or Drug Treatment

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85-27 Attachment A Amended 11/18/88
Judicial Resignations and Retirements 85-28 REPEALED and REPLACED by 00-01
Closing courts during emergency weather conditions

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85-29 Amended 12/18/86
Judicial advisory council

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85-30 Amended 10/6/05
Assessment and Collection of Statutory Fines, Surcharges and Costs

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85-31 Amended 8/19/11
Appropriated funds, restrictions FY 86

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85-32  
Conference, midyear for judges

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85-33  
Discrimination, conduct of official judicial business

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86-01  
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
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
Court compensation of experts in felony cases

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87-01 Repealed June, 2012, Replaced by CJD 12-03
Allocation of new positions

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87-02 Clarified 8/28/87
Distinguished special achievement award

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87-03 REPEALED 7/1/09
No Chief Justice Directives Issued 1988  
Colorado Standards for Case Management in the Trial Courts 89-01 REPEALED
Fees for Appointed Attorneys Representing Indigents in Criminal & Delinquency Prosecutions and in Other Cases 89-02 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-02
Appointment of Counsel and Guardians Ad Litem for Indigent Persons 89-03 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-01 & 97-02
Probation clerical personnel, voluntary transfer of

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89-04  
Court Compensation of Interpreters 90-01 Amended 8/16/01, REPEALED & REPLACED by 06-03
Expenditures, restriction of, appropriated funds FY91

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

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92-01  
Individual salary adjustment, suspension of rule 13

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92-02  
Fees for Court Visitors 92-03 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-02
Hiring freeze, operation plans, and reclassifications

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92-04  
Order Establishing the Technology Steering Committee

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93-01  
Waiver of application of C.R.C.P. 80(a)
93-02 Amended 10/20/94
Compensation, mental condition examinations in criminal and civil cases

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93-03 Repealed June, 2012, Replaced by CJD 12-03
Creation of & Procedural Rules for Colorado Judicial Ethics Advisory Board

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94-01 Amended 10/5/04 & 12/10/06
Code of conduct, Colorado Judicial Branch
94-02 REPEALED 9/12/08 and REPLACED by 08-06
Support Payment Processing Fees 94-03 REPEALED
Administrative responsibility of chief judges

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95-01 Amended 08/05, REPLACED 85-01, Amended 8/12
Self addressed, stamped envelopes (SASE)
95-02  
Assignment of visiting and senior judges, priorities for

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95-03  
Concerning Designation of Judges in Death Penalty Cases 95-04 REPEALED
Public Service Hours for Trial Courts 95-05 REPEALED
Standard Research Fees 96-01 REPEALED and REPLACED by 06-01
Guardians Ad Litem in Cases Under Title 19 of the Colorado Revised Statutes 96-02 REPEALED and REPLACED by 97-02
Assignment of Juvenile Court Judges to Hear Certain Probate Matters

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96-03  
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  
Establishment of Statewide Probation Priorities 96-05 REPEALED
Death Penalty Cases 96-06 REPEALED
Change of venue in criminal cases

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96-07  
Adjudication and disposition hearings, expediting the timing of, dependency and neglect

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96-08  
Appointment of State funded Counsel in Criminal and Juvenile Delinquency Case 97-01 REPEALED and REPLACED by CJD 04-04 Effective 5/1/04
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
Computer Security in the Colorado Judicial Branch

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97-03 REPEALED and REPLACED by 07-01
Court-Ordered Mental Health Evaluations - Criminal

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97-04 REPEALED 6/16/09
Hearing-impaired people, juror service for

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97-06  
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
Case processing procedures, concerning permanency planning in dependency and neglect cases

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98-02  
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
Discovery and Disclosure for the Penalty Phase in Capital Cases 98-04 AMENDED 3/25/98, then REPEALED 1/15/99
Access of the Public to Documents and Materials in the Courts 98-05 SUPERSEDED by CJD 05-01
Compensation, solemnizing weddings and the reporting of related income

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98-06 Amended 5-1-13
Equitable and Effective Utlization of Court Reporters 98-07 REPEALED and REPLACED by CJD 05-03
Computer, license agreements

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98-08 Repealed 4-8-14
Family court matters, uniform and simplified forms

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99-01  
Codes, critical and data entry procedures

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99-02 Amended 12-1-09
Administrative combination of clerks' offices - Denver District and Juvenile Courts

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99-03  
Establishment of Statewide Probation Priorities 99-04 RESCINDED and REPLACED by CJD 02-02
Judicial vacancies

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00-01  
C.R.C.P. 80(a), Waiver of Application

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00-02  
Cesar Chavez Day
01-01  
Administrative leave and annual leave-sharing, temporarily extended

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02-01  
Establishment of Statewide Probation Priorities 02-02 RESCINDED and REPLACED by CJD 04-03
Audio Visual Devices in the Eighteenth Judicial District, Use of

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02-03  
Personnel Rule 13, Suspension of

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03-01  
Authorization of New Procedure for Motions to Withdraw in All Civil Cases 03-02 REPEALED 1/1/06
Filing of Disclosure Materials
04-01 REPEALED 3/5/04
Fiscal policies and procedures

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04-02 Amended September 2007
Community initiatives: restorative justice

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04-03 Amended 4/21/10, Amended 4/11
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
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
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
Access to Court Services and Programs for People with Disabilities

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04-07 Effective July 6, 2004
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 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
Electronic document format under CRCP 121, 1-26
05-02 Repealed May, 2011, Replaced by CJD 11-1
Court Reporters/Recorders, Supervision & Management of

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05-03 Amended June, 2009, Amended May, 2014, Amended Effective July, 1, 2014
Pilot Project for Correctional Facility Disciplinary Action Review ? Lincoln County District Court Only
05-04  
Continuing Education and Professional Practice Requirements for Continued Certification and/or Active Roster Status of Court Interpreters

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05-05  
Assessment of Court Fees and Costs

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06-01  
County court electronic filing; pilot project for

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06-02 REPEALED 9-24-09
Allocation of staff interpreters

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06-03 Amended June, 2011
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
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
Court Appointments of Decision-Makers Pursuant to §14-10-128.3, C.R.S.

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08-01  
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
Centralized IT Purchasing

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08-03 Amended April 2008
Hours of Operation for Trial Courts

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08-04  
Case management, Colorado standards for trial courts

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08-05  
Judicial Department Employee Policies

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08-06 Replaced 94-02, Amended May, 2011, Amended June, 2013
Child Support Enforcement Divison of Co. Dept. of Human Services - Pilot Project

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09-01  
E-filing Rejections by the Court

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11-01 Amended 8/19/11
Civil Litigation in Business Actions

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11-02 Amended 10/11, Amended 6/13
Court Management of Protective Proceedings Matters

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11-03  
Colorado Case Law in Book and Electronic Format

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12-01  
Civil Action Filing Fees

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12-02 Repealed Effective 7-1-13
Court Compensation of Expert Witnesses

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12-03  
Approved Forms for Self-Represented Litigants in Non-Criminal Matters

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13-01  
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