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Child Neglect Cases (D&N)


These standard instructions are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice about your case. If you choose to represent yourself, you are bound by the same rules and procedures as an attorney. 

This page will help you learn about the rules and laws, forms, timelines and frequently asked questions for filing a Dependency and Neglect Appeal. No filing fee is required. All forms are available in WORD or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

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 545 - Notice of Appeal and Designation of Transcripts (Child Welfare) Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/16 JDF 547 - Supplemental Designation of Transcripts Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/16

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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