Self Help Legal Info

  • Age of Majority

    Lists acts in which one 18 years or older may be legally engaged. Content Detail

  • Denver Juvenile Court

    This website offers information about court locations, judges, magistrates, contact numbers, services and support resources. Content Detail

  • Emancipated Minor and Driving Permit

    Code indicates that an Emancipated Minor must have parent signature on Affidavit of Liability before gaining an instruction permit. Content Detail

  • GEDonline

    The GEDonline, the first of its kind, is a community made up of people just like you helping themselves. Take the official GED Practice Tests developed by the GED Testing Service. Grade them online. Study using online interactive practice lessons. ****FEES APPLY**** Content Detail

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  • What is Emancipation in Colorado?

    There is not a law in Colorado that specifically defines what emancipation is, but individuals can find themselves in that status. Read More

  • Glossary of Legal Terms

    Definitions of legal terms to help one understand the information in related documents. Content Detail

  • Helping Teens

    Through Goodwill's career development programs, students learn the principles of self-awareness, goal-setting and decision making. Goodwill provides classroom instruction, one-on-one support, and job opportunities to help teens stay in school, gain valuable life skills and become leaders in their communities. Content Detail

  • 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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  • Survival Guide for Young Adults

    This booklet is for young adults who are turning 18 years old. It provides basic information on the new rights and responsibilities they have upon becoming an adult and a Q&A of commonly addressed questions. Content Detail

  • Teenagers' Responsibilities and Rights

    This booklet is intended to inform teenagers of their legal rights that exist through demonstration of responsibility in the exercise of those rights. Content Detail

  • Independent Living/Emancipation Skills

    Independent Living means a form of placement out of the home. It is arranged and supervised by the county department of social services. A youth learns the skills needed to become emancipated. Content Detail

  • Know Your Rights

    If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. You should be careful in the way you speak when approached by the police, FBI or DHS. If you give answers, they can be used against you in a criminal, immigration, or civil case. Content Detail

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  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the purpose of this program is to supplement the help provided in the Self Help Center of the El Paso County Combined Courthouse for the public in the Pikes Peak region, by helping you gain access to the resources you need to answer your questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    If you have a legal dispute, the Office of Dispute Resolution (ODR) may be able to help. This link will take you to their homepage. The ODR exists to establish and make available dispute resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail