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 The index references those directives that were amended, replaced, or repealed.

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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Access of the Public to Documents and Materials in the Courts 85-16 SUPERSEDED by 05-01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85-18 REPEALED 6/16/09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 Jul1 1997: Attach A rev Dec1 2000
The Colorado C.L.E. Index 85-20 Amended 7/1/90, REPEALED 6/24/05
Filing Fees and Appeal Expenses for State Agencies and Political Subdivisions 85-21 REPEALED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, amended 11-14
Appointment and Payment Procedures for CAC, GAL's, CFI's & CV's

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04-05 Attachment A&D-F Amend Jul1 2008
Attachment A Revised Mar1 2009
Amended & Attach D-F Jul1 2009
Amended & Attach D&E Nov1 2010
Attachment A Revised Feb1 2011
Attachment A Revised Mar1 2011
Amended Jul1 2011
Amended Nov1 2011
Attachment A Revised Mar1 2012
Attachment A Revised Mar1 2013
Attachment B Revised Jul30 2013
Attachment A Revised Mar1 2014
Amended Jul1 2014
Child's Representative through OCR

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04-06 *Replaced 97-02
Attachment A Revised Mar1 2008
Attachment A Revised Feb1 2011
Revised Jan1 2012
Attachment A Revised Mar1 2012
Revised & Attach A Rev Mar15 2013
Attach A Revised Mar1 2014
Access to Court Services and Programs for People with Disabilities

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04-07  
Child and family investigator standards: communications, duties, general principles, role

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04-08 Statutory Ref Corrected Jan23 2006
Amended Jan2 2008
Attach A Amended Jun 2009
Amended Apr14  2011
Amended Nov30 2011
Amended Dec13 2012
Access to Court Records

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05-01 Amended Jul26    2011
Amended May20 2013
Amended Sep4    2014
Electronic document format under CRCP 121, 1-26
05-02 Repealed May17 2011
*Replaced by 11-01
Court Reporters/Recorders, Supervision & Management of

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05-03 *Replaced 85-10 & 98-07
Amended Feb15   2008
Amended Jun25    2009
Amended May27  2014
Amended Jul1       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 Sep24 2009
Allocation of staff interpreters

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06-03 Amended Jul1 2011
Communications Usage Policy; Technical, Security and System Management Concerns

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07-01 Amended Apr8 2014
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 Nov8 2010
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 Aug6   2008
Amended Aug9   2011
Amended Oct1    2012
Amended Oct29  2013
Amended Oct1    2014
Amended Feb28 2015
Centralized IT Purchasing

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08-03 Amended Apr2    2008
Amended Mar17 2015
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 May11 2011
Amended Jul1      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 Aug19 2011
Amended Oct1    2012
Amended Oct1    2014
Amended Nov1   2014
Civil Litigation in Business Actions

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11-02 Amended Oct7   2011
Amended Jun26 2013
Amended Jul11  2014
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 Jul1 2013
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  
Alternate Defense Counsel, guidelines for appointment in juvenile delinquency cases

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14-01  
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