Skip to main content
Home Courts By District 2nd Judicial District Denver District Court Pro Se/Self-Help Center
Home Courts By District 2nd Judicial District Denver District Court Pro Se/Self-Help Center
Denver District Court Pro Se/Self-Help Center

1437 Bannock Street, Room 281

Denver, Colorado 80202

(720) 865-8440

Hours: Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Court staff CANNOT provide legal advice or representation of any kind.

 

CJD 13-01 & NOTICE TO SELF-REPRESENTED LITGANTS, available here.

The Denver District Court Pro Se Center helps with the following case types:

  • Domestic Cases (divorce, legal separation, annulment, custody), and
  • Civil Petitions to Seal Criminal Records/Convictions.

 

To begin a divorce, the following forms are required (instructions can be found here):

  • Case Information Sheet – JDF 1000,
  • Petition for Dissolution of Marriage – JDF 1101, and
  • Summons for Dissolution of Marriage – JDF 1102.

            **More forms will be required after beginning your divorce case.**

 

To begin a custody case, the following forms are required (instructions can be found here):

  • Case Information Sheet – JDF 1000,
  • Petition for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities – JDF 1413, and
  • Summons for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities – JDF 1414.

            **More forms will be required after beginning your custody case.**

 

For instructions to seal arrest and criminal records (other than convictions), click here.

 

For instructions to seal criminal convictions, click here.

 

For a listing of Supervised Visitation Facilities, click here.

 

For a listing of attorneys offering discounted rates and unbundled services, click here.

 

Here is a link to the child support/maintenance calculator.

 

The Pro Se Center also assists litigants with paperwork throughout the life of their domestic case as well as after final orders have been entered. If you have a domestic case in Denver District Court and are unsure about what you can file, have a question about the form(s) you are filling out, or need to gain a general understanding of what options are available to you, please come in to our center, we are happy to help. Please keep in mind however, that the Denver District Pro Se Center DOES NOT provide assistance with civil matters (other than Petitions to Seal Criminal and Conviction Records). Limited information regarding residential foreclosures can be found here. For all other civil matters, you may use the resources available at the Supreme Court Law Library located in the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center at 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver CO.

 

Free Childcare during Court Business

Court is not a comfortable environment for young children, and therefore are not allowed in the Courtrooms or in the Pro Se Center at Denver District Court.  For your convenience, the Denver Warm Welcome Court Childcare Center, located at 270 14th Street, Denver, Colorado 80202, provides free childcare for those who have business with Denver District Court, or Denver County Court.  For more information, please click here.

 

DOMESTIC LEGAL RESOURCES AND REFERRALS

CLINICS

Name

Address

Phone Number

Hours

Ask a Lawyer

1437 Bannock St.

Room 281

720-865-8440

4th Thursday of every month

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Legal Night at Mi Casa

 

*Spanish speaking attorneys*

360 Acoma Street

(one block west of 4th and Broadway)

303.573.1302

3rd Tuesday of every month

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Legal Night at El Centro de San Juan Diego

 

*Spanish speaking attorneys*

2830 Lawrence Street

303.295.9470

 

1st Wednesday of every month

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Free Legal Clinic

1717 E. Colfax Avenue

1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month starting at 11:30am

Family Law Clinic

Office of Economic Development

1200 Federal Boulevard, Room 1018

 

3rd Tuesday of every month

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

New Families New Futures

 

Video series

http://www.newfamiliesnewfuture.org

 

Always available online

LawLine 9

Call into Channel 9

303.698.0999

303.860.1115

Every Wednesday

4:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

REFERRAL AGENCIES

Project Safeguard

www.psghelps.org

*Domestic Violence Victims*

Denver County Court, Room 177

303.863.7233 (Denver County ONLY)

Toll Free 888.SAFEGUARD

Monday – Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Colorado Legal Service (CLS)

And

Metro Volunteer Lawyers (MVL)

*Must meet Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines*

1905 Sherman St, Suite 400

 

303.837.1313

Walk-In Intake Hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Colorado Supreme Court Library

Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center

2 East 14th Avenue

720.625.5100

Monday – Friday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Child Support Enforcement

 

www.childsupport.state.co.us

1200 Federal Boulevard

Denver: 720.944.2960

Customer Service

Monday – Friday

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Family Support Registry

 

*Check on Payments

Make Payments over the Phone*

303.299.9123

1.800.374.6558 (Long Distance)

Send payments through mail to:

Family Support Registry

P.O. Box 2171

Denver, CO 80201-2171

Denver Department of Human Services

Customer Service: 720.944.3666

Child Abuse Hotline: 720.944.3000

 

 

Additional resources available at: http://www.cba.cobar.org/repository/LegalResourceDirectory_2012.pdf

important announcement contact us   •   interpreters   •   faq   •   photos   •   holidays Menu Important Announcement Home Search Courts Probation Jury Self Help ⁄ Forms Careers Media Administration Contact us Interpreters FAQ Photo Gallery Holiday Schedule