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Legal Clinics and Free Legal Information

The clinics are informational only and NOT legal advice.

 

 

The Denver Bar Association offers pro se (do-it-yourself) litigant clinics on the subjects of Bankruptcy, Family, Small Claims and Collections.   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.

Available information and clinics are listed below.

 


 

FREE LEGAL INFORMATION

 

LAWLINE 9

4 – 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday
Phone (303) 698-0999

The Denver Bar Association has partnered with 9News to provide a weekly ask-a-lawyer program that is designed to provide legal information based on brief descriptions of legal issues and suggestions where the individual may go for legal assistance. Attorney volunteers do not give out personal contact information and are asked not to use their full name. Volunteer attorneys simply offer free legal information to callers. A list of scheduled topics is available below or www.9news.com (under news tab, 9 line schedule).

January February March

1
8
15
22
29

General law
Probate
Family Law
Employment
Bankruptcy/Credit

5
12
19
26

General Law - Anniversary
Accidents/Injuries
Reserve Night -Century Link
Reserve Night- DBA Real Estate Section

5
12
19
26

Social Security/Disability
Reserve Night Notre Dame Volunteers
Family law
Immigration


April May June

2
9
16
23
30

Reserve Night Rocky Mt. Children’s Law
General law
Family Law
Employment
Reserve Night Woman's Bar Association

7

14
21
28

Reserve Night- DBABoard of Trustees
Bankruptcy/credit
Reserve Night - MLRS
Family law

4
11
18
25

Employment
Probate
Litigation
General


July August September

2
9
16
23
30

No Lawline 9
Senior Law Day
General
Family Law
Reserve Night- Century Link - General Law

6
13
20
27

Litigation
Employment
General
Family law

3
10
17
24

Bankruptcy
Consumer/Contract Law
Social Security/Disability
Reserve Night- DBA Real Estate Council


October November December

1
8
15
22
29

General
Criminal/ Traffic Tickets
Reserve Night - Child Support Enforcement
Reserved - MLRS
Reserved-Denver Access to Justice Committee-Pro Bono week

5
12
19
26

Veterans
Employment
General
No lawline 9

3
10
17

24
31

Employment
Family Law
Reserve Night - Colorado Women's Bar Association
No lawline 9
No lawline 9

 

LEGAL CLINICS

 

Legal Night at Mi Casa

360 Acoma (one block west of 4th and Broadway)
Denver, CO 80204
(303) 573-1302

3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Meet with an attorney free of charge and get information in the areas of Immigration, credit, housing, landlord/tenant, employment and family law. Attorneys provide referrals to appropriate agencies.   Spanish interpreters will be available.

January 21 July 15
February 18 August 19
March 18 September 16
April 15 October 21
May 20 November 18
June 17 December 16

 

Legal Night at El Centro de San Juan Diego

2830 Lawrence Street
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 295-9470

1st Wednesday of each month 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Meet with an attorney free of charge and get information in the areas of Immigration, credit, housing, landlord/tenant, employment and family Law. Attorneys provide referrals to appropriate agencies.   Spanish interpreters will be available.

January 1 August 6
February 5 September 3
March 5 October 1
April 2 November 5
May 7 December 3
June 4  

 

Bankruptcy Clinic

US Bankruptcy Court
721 19th Street
Denver, CO 80202
Room 183

2nd Tuesday of each month 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

This clinic is designed for the pro se (do-it-yourself) litigant.  They will assist attendees in understanding the bankruptcy process and forms.  Topics reviewed include how bankruptcy can eliminate debts, the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, the effect on credit ratings and which forms are required for filing.  Issues of creditor harassment, what a collection agent cannot say to you and how to fight back if you are harassed will also be addressed.  This clinic will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.

January 14 July 8

February 11

August 12
March 11 September 9
April 8 October 14
May 13 November 11
June 10 December 9

 

Small Claims Clinic

Denver City and County Building
1437 Bannock Street Room 117 Denver, CO (303) 640-5132

3rd Tuesday of each month 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.


This free informational clinic teaches people how to file their own small claims cases in court and how to collect on the judgments. Tips include gathering information, forms (where to get them and how to complete them), filing (how and where), defending your position (what to do and not do) and court procedure.  Collections clinics provide tips on how to collect your judgment.  General questions are welcome, but the clinics will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.

January 21 July 15
February 18 August 19
March 18 September 16
April 15 October 21
May 20 November 18
June 17 December 16

 

Colorado Poverty Law Project Legal Clinic

At the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
Meet at the Stout Street Clinic
2100 Broadway Denver, CO
 

3rd Wednesday of each month 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.

This free monthly legal clinic provides resources to attendees on issues that include: housing, consumer, small claims, family, employment, benefits, and identification.  Volunteer attorneys provide a range of law- related services to attendees, including answering general  on-the-spot questions and providing referrals.

January 15 July 16
February 19 August 20
March 19 September 17
April 16 October 15
May 21 November 19
June 18 December 17

 

Collections Clinic

Denver City and County Building
1437 Bannock Street Room 117 Denver, CO (303) 640-5132 
 

3rd Thursday of each month 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

This free informational clinic teaches people how to file their own small claims cases in court, and how to collect on the judgments. Tips include gathering information, forms (where to get them and how to complete them, filing (how and where), defending your position (what to do and not do) and court procedure.  Collections clinics provide tips on how to collect your judgment.  General questions are welcome but the clinics will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.

January 16 July 17
February 20 August 21
March 20 September 18
April 17 October 16
May 15 November 20
June 19 December 18

 

 

How to Collect on Child Support

Denver City and County Bldg.
1437 Bannock Street (Denver County Court)
Room 368

1st AND 3rd Wednesday of each month 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

This free, informational clinic provides an overview of child support once an order has been entered. The clinic will discuss entering support judgments, beginning income assignments and filing for contempt of court. Participants should bring forms to the clinics. This clinic is informational only and questions are welcomed. Volunteers at these clinics do not provide legal advice, representation, or directly assist in completing court forms.


 

January 15 August 20
February 19 September 3
March 19 September 17
April 16 October 1
May 21 October 15
June 18 November 5
July 2 November 19
July 16 December 3
August 6 December 17

 

 

 

Family Law Legal Clinic

Office of Economic Development
1200 Federal Blvd. room 1018

3rd Tuesday of each month 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

This free informational clinic provides an overview of the divorce process (with and without children) and related forms. Volunteer attorneys provide information on filing for a divorce without the assistance of an attorney, and will cover divorce procedures and forms, child custody, child support, maintenance and property division. Participants should bring forms to the clinics (available from the court website (www.courts.state.co.us).  This clinic is informational only and questions are welcomed, but answers are generally confined to options, which the individual should consider.  These clinics do not provide legal advice or representation nor do they directly assist in completing court forms.

January 21 July 15
February 18 August 19
March 18 September 16
April 15 October 21
May 20 November 18
June 17 December 16

 

 

 

Colorado Lawyers for Colorado Veterans Legal Clinic

Auraria Campus, Tivoli Student Union "Senate Chambers"
900 Auraria Parkway, Denver, CO 80204
2nd Tuesday of each month

noon-2 p.m.

January 14 July 8
February 11 August 12
March 11 September 9
April 8 October 14
May 13 November 11
June 10 December 9