Resource Guide | Attorney General - State of Colorado
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Attorney Discipline Legal Resources

The Colorado Supreme Court Attorney Regulation Counsel licenses and monitors the conduct of attorneys practicing law within Colorado.  Complaints or allegations against your attorney should be reported to the Attorney Regulation Counsel for review.

If you desire a legal opinion relating to your specific situation, we recommend contacting a private attorney or one of the services that provide legal assistance through the local bar association and other entities.

 

Colorado Consumer Protection Act Legal Resources

The Consumer Protection Unit’s primary focus is on the prevention of deception and misrepresentations in connection with the advertisement and sale of goods and services to individual and business consumers in Colorado. This is accomplished through the enforcement of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) along with other state and federal consumer protection statutes.

If you desire a legal opinion or representation relating to your specific situation, we recommend contacting a private attorney or one of the services that provide legal assistance through the local bar association and/or other legal entities.

Colorado Legal Services Legal Resources

Colorado Legal Services provides legal assistance to members of the public that fall within certain income guidelines.  While this organization does not handle any criminal or traffic matters, they can assist with civil matters such as family law, bankruptcy, public benefit, landlord/tenant, and senior citizen issues.

Consumers who are low-income or are without income may qualify for assistance and should contact Colorado Legal Services directly for a review of their circumstance. 

 

Colorado Revised Statutes Legal Resources

Visit here for access to all Colorado Revised Statutes, the United States Constitution, the Colorado Constitution, Colorado Court Rules, and Colorado Advanced Legislative Service, including the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) §6-1-101 - §6-1-1121.

If you desire a legal opinion or representation relating to your specific situation, we recommend contacting a private attorney or one of the services that provide legal assistance through the local bar association and/or other legal entities.

Colroado Legal Help Center Legal Resources

The Colorado Legal Help Center is a new initiative developed in collaboration with the Colorado Supreme Court for consumers seeking lawyer’s help, help with various legal issues, and providing access to legal materials.  The Colorado Legal Help Center is an excellent resource that contains legal information on a variety of issues.

For more information, please visit:

District Attorney Legal Resources

The District Attorney (DA) generally investigates and prosecutes crimes committed within their jurisdiction.  Not only does the District Attorney have criminal authority to prosecute, the District Attorney's within Colorado have authority under the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) to address certain economic crimes and civil matters in violation of the CCPA.  

Click here to learn more about your district or to contact your District Attorney.

 

Find an Attorney Legal Resources

To find an attorney by practice area and to ensure your attorney is licensed and in good standing to practice law in Colorado, please contact the Colorado Bar Association.

Colorado Legal Services provides legal assistance to members of the public that fall within certain income guidelines.  While this organization does not handle any criminal or traffic matters, they can assist with civil matters such as family law, bankruptcy, public benefit, landlord/tenant, and senior citizen issues. Consumers who are low-income or are without income may qualify for assistance and should contact Colorado Legal Services directly for a review of their circumstance.

 

Judicial Discipline Legal Resources

The Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline is charged with monitoring the conduct, under certain ethical principles, of the judiciary of the state courts of Colorado, including judges of County and District courts; judges of the Court of Appeals, and justices of the Supreme Court.

If you desire a legal opinion or representation relating to your specific situation, we recommend contacting a private attorney or one of the services that provide legal assistance through the local bar association and/or other legal entities.

Judicial Districts Legal Resources

Colorado consists of 22 judicial districts across the state.  Click here to learn about the district in your area. 

 

Legal Advice Legal Resources

While the Colorado Attorney General is chief legal counsel to state government and is responsible for protecting the public interest, the Attorney General does not serve as legal counsel or advisor to individual citizens and is not authorized to provide legal advice, interpretation, or counsel to private citizens.

If you desire a legal opinion relating to your specific situation, we recommend contacting a private attorney or one of the services that provide legal assistance through the local bar association and other entities.

 

Small Claims Court Legal Resources

Small claims court is for disputes involving amounts under $7,500.00 and can only handle certain kinds of claims. Small court claims generally are:

  • To recover money or property
  • Performance of a contract or to set aside a contract
  • Comply with restrictive covenants.

The small claims court cannot hear cases of libel or slander, eviction, traffic violations, or criminal matters. If you win in small claims court, you will be responsible (or an attorney that you hire) for collecting any judgment that you win. Keep in mind you have at least six years to collect your judgment.  Additional information is available from the Colorado Judicial Branch.

If you desire a legal opinion or representation relating to your specific situation, we recommend contacting a private attorney or one of the services that provide legal assistance through the local bar association and/or other legal entities.