Colorado

Support and Maintenance (Child Support)

Self Help Legal Info

  • Child Support

    This website describes the definition of child support; directions on how to get child support; how to establish paternity; how to get a child support order; and how to collect support. Content Detail

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    www.thebeehive.org
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Child Support

    This resource has answers to questions such as how child support is set up, how long a person will have to pay, how to get help collecting child support, what if absent parent lives out of the state or country plus more, including links to court instructions and forms. Read More

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • 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

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    Colorado Legal Services
  • Child Support and Alimony from Military Personnel and Department of Defense Employees

    Information about garnishing the pay of active, reserve, and retired members of the military and the pay of civilian employees of the Federal government for payment of child and/or spousal support. Content Detail

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    Defense Finance and Accounting Service
  • Do It Yourself Legal Help

    The Denver Bar Association offers pro se (do-it-yourself) litigant clinics on the subjects of Bankruptcy, Divorce, Small Claims, Collections, and more. These clinics assist in understanding the legal processes and forms. They do not provide explicit legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms. The clinics are informational only and NOT legal advice. Content Detail

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    The Denver Bar Association
  • Denver County Sheriff's Department Civil Division

    This office provides customer service in the processing and execution of civil process. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: service of civil process; sale of real and personal property under court order; and execution of court ordered evictions. Content Detail

  • The Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act

    Overview of the Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act. Content Detail

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    Defense Finance and Accounting Service
  • Verifying Military Status

    To obtain certificates of service or non-service in the US Military, please contact the branches of the military listed on this website. Content Detail

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    Department of Defense
  • A Chance to Talk with an Attorney

    Volunteer attorneys will provide their time for a 10 minute private consultation about such matters as divorce, custody, renter's rights, etc. To facilitate this service please bring all necessary documentation related to your case, such as; leases, contracts, court papers, etc. A small donation is requested for this service but no one will be denied services for lack of ability to pay. Read More

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    Alpine Legal Services
  • A Father's Guide to Child Support

    This handbook serves to help fathers understand how child support works. Children have the right to receive support from both parents and do not lose that right when a parent is not in their home. Content Detail

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    CDHS, Division of Child Support Enforcement
  • Appropriate Dispute Resolution

    This information will help you learn about the many options you have when you are involved in a dispute. Content Detail

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    Colorado Bar Association
  • How to File Contempt of Court in Domestic Cases

    This site has instructions and forms you need when filing contempt of court citations. Please make sure you read the instructions before downloading the forms you need. You must have Adobe Reader on your computer. If you do not, go to www.adobe.com, look for the icon "Get Adobe Reader", click on it and follow instructions. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • International Child Support

    When one parent is in a foreign country, finding a way to enforce a U.S. child support order overseas can be a daunting prospect. This resource helps. Content Detail

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    The Office of Child Support Enforcement
  • Information and Forms about Parenting Time, Divorce and More

    This page contains links to more information about parenting classes in Colorado, filing fees, divorce actions without children or where custody of the children is uncontested, and parenting time. Content Detail

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    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Mandatory E-Filing of All Domestic Relations Cases, Douglas and Elbert Counties PDF

    Effective July 1, 2007, all district domestic relations cases or reopened cases commenced on or after July 1, 2007 and filed in Douglas County District Court and Elbert County District Court will be subject to mandatory electronic case filing and service. Content Detail

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    District Court, Douglas County, Colorado