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1.  Fee Waiver Resources


What are the fees?

JDF 1 - Filing Fees

How do I waive the fees?


Who qualifies for a fee waiver?

Court Directive 98-01 (See pg. 6)

How do I waive mediation fees?


Common Questions

Can I E-File if I have a fee waiver? No, not at this time. You'll need to paper file with the court.  


2.  What Form do I Use?


Automatic Qualification

Some people automatically qualify to have their court fees waived.

  • Use JDF 209 - Notice of Fee Waiver
  • Attach proof you recieve one of these benefits:
    • Aid to the Blind Colorado.
    • Aid to the Needy and Disabled (AND).
    • Old Age Pension A & B.
    • Supplemental Security Income (SSI).


Income-Based Qualification

To qualify, your household must be below 125% of the poverty line.



For those in Jail or Prison


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


JDF 205 I - Instructions to Waive Fees Download PDF  03/21 Forms

JDF 201 - Inmate Motion Requesting to File Without Prepayment of Filing/Service Fees Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 04/18 JDF 202 - Finding and Order Concerning Inmate Motion Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/13 JDF 205 - Motion to File Without Payment of Filing Fee or Waive Other Costs Owed to the State and Supporting Financial Affidavit Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 05/21 JDF 206 - Finding and Order Concerning Payment of Filing Fees Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 05/21 JDF 1 - Court Filing Fees and Costs Download PDF Revised 08/22 JDF 203 - Certification of Determination of Indigency Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 02/18 JDF 209 - Notice of Fee Waiver Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/21

If you have questions about forms or procedures, contact the Self Help Center for the county in which you will be filing. Self Help Center List. Please note - By law, we cannot provide legal advice. Should you need additional assistance or forms that are not provided on this site, you may wish to consult an attorney.

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