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FY 2020 Application Process: Request for the Provision of Legal Services

REPRESENTATION OF INDIGENT RESPONDENTS
Mental Health Cases
March 12, 2019     FLAT RATE compensation only

The Nineteenth Judicial District/Court, Colorado Judicial Department, is seeking qualified attorneys to provide legal representation for respondents in mental health cases pursuant to Title 25, Article 10 and Title 27, Articles 10.5, 65, 81 and 82, C.R.S., as amended, and Chief Justice Directive 04-05, as amended. Services provided will be under the terms of contractual agreements between the Judicial Branch and attorneys for appointments during the period of July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  The Department will pay a contract fee of $291.00* per initial appointment to represent a client, and for each subsequent appointment to represent a client under the terms of the contract the fee is $198.00*.  Attorneys selected will have an independent contractor relationship with the Department and may maintain a private practice.  A contract relationship with the Department is required to receive routine mental health counsel appointments for respondents in mental health cases in this District/Court. You are required to request your contract payments for court appointments on-line.

Contractor selection is determined by the Chief Judge or his/her designee and is subject to approval by the State Court Administrator.  The Department reserves the right to reject any or all applications.  Selections are based on qualifications and will be made in the best interests of the Department.  All selection decisions will be final.

* Rate is subject to change pursuant to Chief Justice Directives and funding from the General Assembly.

Deadline for submitting Applications: April 1, 2019    Applications are available at: www.courts.state.co.us 

 

REQUEST FOR THE PROVISION OF LEGAL SERVICES

Truancy, Criminal Advisory, Probate, Witness Counsel, Contempt, and Guardian ad litem for Adults

The Nineteenth Judicial District, Colorado Judicial Department is seeking qualified attorneys to provide legal representation (counsel) for the following.  Services provided will be under the terms of contractual agreements between the Judicial Branch and attorneys for appointments during the period of July 01, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

  • Counsel in Truancy proceedings pursuant to Title 22, C.R.S.
  • Advisory counsel in Criminal matters, pursuant to Chief Justice Directive 04-04.
  • Counsel in Probate matters pursuant to Title 15, Article 14, C.R.S.
  • Counsel for a Witness regarding self-incrimination pursuant to Chief Justice Directive 04-04.
  • Counsel for a Grand Jury Witness pursuant to Section 16-5-204, C.R.S.
  • Counsel in Contempt proceedings pursuant to Rule 107(d) and 407(d) of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure.
  • Guardian ad litem services for impaired adults in civil cases pursuant to Chief Justice Directive 04-05.

Selection is determined by the Chief Judge or his/her designee.  If chosen, no contracts will be issued; attorneys are simply added to the District’s list of qualified appointees in the matters for which they apply.  The Department reserves the right to reject any or all applications.  Selections are based on qualifications and will be made in the best interests of the Department.  All selection decisions will be final.

Deadline for submitting Applications: April 1, 2019    Applications are available at: www.courts.state.co.us 

*Rate is subject to change pursuant to Chief Justice Directives and funding from the General Assembly.

** Guardian ad Litem contracts for representation of minors are the responsibility of the Office of the Child’s Representative. **

 

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