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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.    

General Probate Information


Glossary Abbreviations

Probate Glossary

COLA (Cost-of-Living Adjustment)
In reference to JDF 999 - Collection of Personal Property by Affidavit (§15-12-1201), 


Colorado Bar Association Brochures

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Testate Procedures Video - Informal and Formal - Coming soon!

Probate Video: You as a Conservator

Printable Spanish Script of Video 

Registrar Contact List updated 02/21

Public/Deputy Public Administrator Information: 
Public Administrator's Guide for Reporting Escheats
Guidelines for the Operations of the Offices of Public Administrators of the State of Colorado
Public/Deputy Public Administrator’s Annual Report (Case Caption)
Public/Deputy Public Administrator’s Annual Report (Spreadsheet)
Public Deputy Public Administrator’s Annual Report (Proposed Order)

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