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How to complete a Motion to File Informa Pauperis (MIFP) to request that your filing fees be waived or a payment plan be set up.

STEPS YOU NEED TO TAKE TO FILE WITHOUT PAYMENT:

1.  Fill out JDF 205 Motion to File Without Payment

Correct and complete information must be provided on this form. Inadequate or incomplete information may result in your request to file the Motion being denied and filing fees will be assessed and all or partial payments expected. If an item on the form does not apply, please write "N/A".

You may be asked to provide the following documentation when applying to have your filing fee waived:

Copies of the previous three months bank statements, including checking and savings. DO NOT provide originals.
Copies of the previous three months pay stubs and/or proof of income must be included. DO NOT provide originals. Income can include, wages, self-employment income, unemployment benefits, Social Security, SSI, alimony, workers’ compensation, etc. (See page 3 of the JDF 205 form).

Child Support is not included as income but can be included as an expense.
Nonessential items such as cable or satellite television, club memberships. entertainment, dining out, etc. shall not be included in determining expenses (see Page 3 of the JDF205 form).

2. Fill out the top caption box of JDF 206 Finding and Order Concerning Payment of Fees. The Court will fill out the rest of the Order after your JDF 205 motion has been reviewed.

3. File the JDF 205 and JDF 206 with the court at the same time your file your other court documents with the court pleadings.

Chief Justice Directive 98-01 Costs for Indigent Persons in Civil Matters, further describes the procedures for the waiver of court costs in civil cases along with the Income Eligibility Guidelines.

Once your motion has been reviewed, the court will; 1) waive the fees 2) set up a payment plan or 3) have you pay the fees.

 

HOW TO FILE AS AN INMATE

FOR INMATES REQUESTING TO FILE WITHOUT PREPAYMENT:

Inmate Motion/Order re: Prepayment of Filing Fees Forms

Inmates are required to complete JDF 201 Inmate Motion Requesting to File Without Prepayment of Filing/Service Fees and JDF 202 if they are unable to pay the filing/services fees purusant to 13-17.5-103, C.R.S. A certified copy of the Inmate Account must be filed along with JDF 201 (Motion).

 

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