Community Resources - Legal Resources
Every Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. (303) 698-0999
100 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite #12
Boulder, CO 80302
Provides family mediation services, including divorce mediation, parent-adolescent conflicts, adoption situations, elder care issues, and estate settlements. Provides divorce and child custody mediation services on a sliding fee scale based on ability to pay.
Colorado Council of Mediators and Mediation Organizations
6399 South Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 102
Greenwood village, CO 80111
A statewide professional organization of mediators and mediation organizations that provides referrals for people seeking mediation throughout Colorado.
Colorado/Denver Bar Association
1900 Grant Street, 9th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
Offers legal information and clinics on issues such as child support enforcement, doing your own divorce, bankruptcy, and small claims suits. In addition, the Young Lawyers Division provides reduced fee services for low- income people dealing with a variety of legal issues. You can also call Gove Community School (303-399-6510) for information about legal clinics.
Colorado Legal Services
(Formerly the Legal Aid Society of Denver)
1905 Sherman Street, Suite #400
Denver, CO 80203
(Walk-in hours: 9:00-11:30, Monday through Thursday)
Provides legal representation and advice in civil legal matters such as divorces, housing, public benefits, welfare, social security, mental health, senior citizen problems, and restraining orders to low-income persons in Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, Jefferson, Douglas, and Gilpin counties.
Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service
Arranges appointments with private attorneys for individuals seeking legal assistance. A $25 referral fee will be charged for the first one-half hour conference with the attorney. If further legal service is required, fee arrangements will need to be made between the client and attorney.
Metro Volunteer Lawyers
Volunteer attorneys provide representation to low-income clients in all types of civil cases including divorce. People should contact Colorado Legal Services first.
University of Denver College of Law Mediation and Arbitration Clinic and Student Law Office
2255 East Evans Avenue, Suite 335
Denver, CO 80208
The clinic provides free mediation and arbitration services to people who have a dispute they have been unable to resolve—landlord/tenant issues, neighbor relations, etc. The clinic does not mediate divorce or child custody disputes. Law students handle civil and criminal cases for low-income people. Civil cases include landlord/tenant, public benefits (TANF, social security, food stamps), temporary restraining orders, and family law. Criminal cases include DUI/DWI and misdemeanor offenses.