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This page will help you learn about Protection Order Rules & Laws in Colorado, case filing form & fee requirements, available services in Colorado, common legal terms & frequently asked questions. 

 

Background Checks

Below are links to information for obtaining a background check from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as well as the fees charged for obtaining that information. The fees charged by these agencies are set by the agency and may change without notice to this office.

 

Legal Advisory

  • 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. 

 

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

Instructions

JDF 395 - Instructions for Restrained Person Motion to Modify / Dismiss Protection Order Download PDF Revised 12/18 JDF 396 - Instructions for Protected Person Motion to Modify / Dismiss Protection Order Download PDF Revised 03/18 JDF 400 - Instructions for Obtaining a Protection Order Download PDF Revised 01/19 JDF 691 - Proper Way to Relinquish a Firearm Download PDF Revised 06/21 Forms

JDF 393 - Verbal Emergency Protection Order Issued Pursuant to §13-14-103, C.R.S. Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/13 JDF 394 - Emergency Protection Order Issued Pursuant to §13-14-103, C.R.S. Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/13 JDF 397 - Motion to Modify or Dismiss Temporary or Permanent Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 JDF 398 - Temporary Civil Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 01/17 JDF 399 - Permanent Civil Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/21 JDF 401 - Incident Checklist Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 JDF 402 - Verified Complaint/Motion for Civil Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 JDF 404 - Affidavit Regarding Children (Protection Orders) Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 02/18 JDF 410 - Order Modifying Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 08/13 JDF 413 - Verified Motion for Contempt Citation Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 03/18 JDF 414 - Contempt Citation & Order to Show Cause Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/04 JDF 415 - Order Vacating Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/04 JDF 440 - Mandatory Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/21 JDF 442 - Information Sheet for Registering a Protection Order Download PDF Download Word Document  11/19 JDF 687 - Affidavit of Relinquishment of Firearms (Civil) Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/21 JDF 688 - Affidavit of Relinquishment of Firearms (Criminal) Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/21 JDF 689 - Firearm Sale or Transfer Receipt (Criminal) Download PDF Download Word Document  06/21 JDF 690 - Firearm Relinquishment Declaration (Criminal) Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 07/21 JDF 692 - Firearm Sale or Transfer Receipt (Civil) Download PDF Download Word Document Revised 06/21 JDF 693 - Firearm Relinquishment Declaration (Civil) Download PDF Download Word Document  06/21

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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