Colorado

Advance Medical Directives

Self Help Legal Info

  • Colorado Courts at a Glance

    Provides an overview of Colorado's state courts and the justice system in order to help you better understand how the courts function and what rights you have in the courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Court Fees

    Filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Content Detail

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    State of Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship Definitions

    This interactive training will define some common terms associated with a Guardianship or Conservatorship. This training includes audio, so make sure you have working speakers on your computer. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Living Wills - Information and Forms

    A living will is a document you sign telling your doctor not to use artificial life support measures if you become terminally ill. A sample living will consistent with Colorado law is included. Read More

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    Colorado Bar Association
  • Medical Advance Directives

    This chapter of the Senior Law Handbook has information such as the following: Living Will, Medical Power of Attorney, C.P.R. Directives, Organ Donation, and more. (The Senior Law Handbook is a project of the Colorado Bar Association's Elder Law Forum Committee and the Community and Civil Affairs Committee of the Trust and Estate Section.) Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association - Senior Law Handbook
  • Medical Durable Power of Attorney form

    You need Acrobat Reader to open this file. Click on the Acrobat icon at the bottom of this page to get a free copy. Content Detail

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    Colorado Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Adams County Legal Resources

    This has a list of court information, attorney or legal referrals, law lines, mediation and additional services. Content Detail

  • Advance Directives Information and Forms

    This site has information about planning ahead and advance directive documents and instructions available to use for free. Content Detail

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    Caring Connections
  • A Values History Form

    This form assists you in thinking about and writing down what is important to you about your health. If you should at some time become unable to make health care decisions, this form may help others make a decision for you while honoring your values. Content Detail

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    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • 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

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    Colorado Legal Services
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Information for People with Disabilities

    This page features several resources for people with disabilities, including information about appeals, fair housing, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and information about finding advocates in your area. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Power of Attorney: Definitions and Common Questions

    This interactive training will define terms associated with a Power of Attorney form, and answer some common questions you may have about the process. This training includes sound, so be sure to turn on your computer speakers. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Wills on Wheels

    Provides low income adults with simple wills. There are some eligibility requirements, based on income and assets. Read More

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    Rocky Mountain Paralegal Association Program
  • Advance Preparations for Mental Health Treatment

    This site has forms you can use to prepare a legal document in advance to express your choices about mental health treatment. Content Detail

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    Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
  • Consumer's Tool Kit for Health Care Advance Planning

    Here are worksheets to help you make informed advance planning health decisions Content Detail

    By:
    American Bar Association