Filing Fees Forms

 Provide the following documentation when applying to have your filing fee waived: 

  • Copies of the previous three months bank statements, including checking and savings.  DO NOT provide originals. 
  • Copies of the previous three months pay stubs and/or proof of income must be included.  DO NOT provide originals. 
  •  Income can include, wages, self-employment income, unemployment benefits, Social Security, SSI, alimony, workers’ compensation, etc. (See page 2 of the JDF 205 form).
  • Child Support is not included as income but can be included as an expense.
  • Nonessential items such as cable or satellite television, club memberships. entertainment, dining out, etc. shall not be included in determining expenses (see Page 2 of the JDF205 form).

***IMPORTANT*** Chief Justice Directive 12-02 regarding Filing Fee changes effective January 23,2012

***IMPORTANT*** Order repealing Chief Justice Directive 12-02 - effective July 1, 2013

Frequently Asked Questions - Filing Fees


We are in the process of translating many of our forms in Spanish. You may find that some Instructions and Forms, for example Adoption, Adult and Minor Name Change, etc., are not translated at this time. All forms must be completed in English pursuant to Colorado law, see §13-1-120, C.R.S.
Sections with Spanish Forms
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Instructions: Revision
Checklist Checklist for Filing Motion to File Without Payment       PDF Version of Checklist  02/12
Guide Guide for Determination of Indigency       PDF Version of Guide R03/14
Instruction Instructions to Request to Reduce Mediation Fees (JDF 211)       PDF Version of Instruction  03/12
JDF 1 Filing Fees, Surcharges, and Costs effective on and after July 1, 2013       PDF Version of JDF 1 R02/14
Form #: Form Name: Revision
JDF 201 Inmate Motion Requesting to File Without Prepayment of Filing/Service Fees   Word Template Version of JDF  201 Word Version of JDF  201 PDF Version of JDF  201 R09/11
JDF 202 Finding and Order Concerning Inmate Motion   Word Template Version of JDF  202 Word Version of JDF  202 PDF Version of JDF  202 R08/13
JDF 203 Certification of Determination of Indigency   Word Template Version of JDF  203 Word Version of JDF  203 PDF Version of JDF  203 R08/11
JDF 205 Motion to File Without Payment and Supporting Financial Affidavit   Word Template Version of JDF  205 Word Version of JDF  205 PDF Version of JDF  205 R03/14
JDF 206 Finding and Order Concerning Payment of Fees     Word Version of JDF  206 PDF Version of JDF  206 R06/12
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