Colorado

Bankruptcy

Self Help Legal Info

  • Bankruptcy Court

    Colorado Bankruptcy Court website, includes rules, forms, fees and other useful information. Content Detail

    By:
    U.S. Bankruptcy Court - District of Colorado
  • Bankruptcy - Frequently Asked Questions

    This answers many commonly asked questions about bankruptcy. There are also links to forms and instructions, a link to a list of fees and also information on finding credit counselors. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

    By:
    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Request that the Court Waive Your Filing Fees

    You can use this online court form preparation program to complete the forms needed to request that the court waive your filing fees. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
  • Bankruptcy Clinic

    Volunteer attorneys from the Denver Bar Association present personal bankruptcy clinics for pro se (do-it-yourself) litigants. Content Detail

    By:
    Denver Bar Association
  • Colorado Collection Agency Board

    Provides consumers with information about their rights and restricts the ways collection agencies can attempt to collect debts. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Attorney General's Office
  • Consumer Rights in bankruptcy, debt, and garnishment issues PDF

    This packet has information regarding consumer rights for different types of debt, collection agencies, and bankruptcy. It explains garnishment laws and has a list of organizations that may be able to help you file a complaint against creditors. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services - Fort Collins
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Credit Counseling

    This group offers help to individuals and families in preventing and resolving financial problems and in learning money management skills. Formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Northern Colorado. Content Detail

    By:
    Green Path
  • How the Courts Work

    This audiovisual presentation is an explanation of how the courts work in Colorado. You will need to have speakers on your computer in order to hear the audio part of this presentation. It takes a few seconds to download and the running time is approximately 9 minutes long. Read More

    By:
    Colorado Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Avoiding Bankruptcy

    Have your finances reached the point at which bankruptcy feels like the only way out? Filing for bankruptcy can take a heavy emotional and financial toll, so it is worthwhile to first explore ways to avoid the necessity of taking this action. Depending on your own circumstances, there may be ways to avoid bankruptcy, even if your current outlook is bleak. The sooner you address a financial setback, the better able you will be to cope with it Content Detail

    By:
    AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Credit Counseling (Free and Low Cost)

    This group helps individuals and families with their financial concerns. They find alternatives to filing for bankruptcy and educate the public in the areas of budgeting and the wise use of credit. (They are a no fee or low fee organization depending on what services you need.) Content Detail

    By:
    Money Management International
  • Public Access: Court Records Searches

    Records of the court available on the Internet. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Representing Yourself in Court

    An introduction for people who are appearing in court without an attorney. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Judicial Branch - Pro Se and Customer Service Committees
  • Resource Directory for Persons 60 Years of Age or Older

    Directory providing resources for transportation, hospice, consumer affairs/legal assistance, housing, employment, health clinics, vision, health insurance, etc... Content Detail

    By:
    Denver Regional Council of Governments Aging Services Division
  • Tips to Prevent Becoming a Victim of Mortgage Fraud

    General tips about mortgage fraud, mortgage debt elimination schemes, foreclosure fraud schemes and predatory lending schemes. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Bureau of Investigation