LEGAL HELP LIST & PRO SE RESOURCES

(This information was last updated on September 14, 2012)

 

("Pro-se" refers to a party in a legal action who is not represented by an attorney.)

 

Clerks CANNOT give legal advice

 

Self-Help Center: Room S101, (719) 452-5555

Request for forms and guidance in regard to the purchase and procedures on filing.

 

Family Court Facilitators:

Michael W. Vigil (719) 452-5104,

Nicole Rugh (719) 452-5104,

Room S116, General family law (divorce or custody) procedural questions. Please contact the court for walk in hours.

 

Pro Se Clinic I: Assistance in preparing forms for filing your case.  Free of charge.  Class is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, W113.

 

Children and Families in Transition Seminar

MANDATORY FOR ALL DIVORCE AND ALLOCATION OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY FILINGS

FEES:            Seminar fees may be paid on line through this link

                                http://www.casappr.org/cfit-payment

 WHEN:          2nd or 4th  Wednesday of each month starting at 5:30pm to 7:30pm OR

                       3rd Friday of each month (NOT the last Friday of each month!)

                        from 12:00 pm (Noon) to 2:00 pm

WHERE:       270 S. Tejon, Room W113 (Jury Assembly Room)

Information on how fees are paid and other class information to include parking and child care can be found on:                                

                                 http://www.casappr.org/cfit-payment

CONTACT CASA AT 719-447-9898 WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

Court Care: Free child care provided to all parties conducting court business.

The center is located at 270 South Tejon - 719-452-5499

Theft Seminar: Located at the Roadway Inn, 2409 E. Pikes Peak, 800-247-5832.  Only cash or money orders are accepted for payment.  You need to call for dates and times.

 

Office of Dispute Resolution (Mediation): Room B23, basement, (719) 452-5005

Schedule appointments.

 

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates): Trained volunteers to investigate issues regarding children by Court Order, supervised pickup/drop off, and supervised parenting time.

701 S. Cascade, (719) 447-9898

 

Law Library: The Library has state statutes, case law and other resources.  20 N. Cascade, (719) 531-6333

 

El Paso County Bar Association: 719-473-9700

 

Colorado Legal Services: If you are indigent, Colorado Legal Services may help you with your case.  617 S. Nevada, (719) 471-0380

 

Lawyer’s Referral Service: Private consultation with a lawyer.  For a fee of $40.00, you may have a 30-minute appointment with a private attorney.  (719) 636-1532

 

Call a Lawyer Program: Free legal consultation with an attorney.  Program is available on the 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (719) 471-0380

 

Policy Studies Inc. (PSI) - Child Support Enforcement: An agency for collection of previously ordered child support in Colorado and elsewhere.  30 E. Pikes Peak #203, (719) 457-6331 or (866) 270-2606

 

T.E.S.S.A.: 435 Gold Pass Heights, (719) 633-1462 Crisis Line (719) 633-3819; TESSA is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance to victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. TESSA provides services to victims of domestic and sexual violence by offering confidential victim advocacy services which include 24-hour crisis line services, walk-in advocacy, hospital call-out advocacy, safety planning, court support, assistance filling out protection order forms, referrals to community agencies, educational programming for prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault, pychoeducational groups, and individual counseling for victims and their children. www.tessacs.org

 

Urban League R&R: Contact Reginald Fletcher (719) 634-1525

Male Responsibility Program – a weekly male support group dealing with issues on nurturing, effective parenting and being a single dad.  Respite Parenting Program – In-home visits that focus on life skills and help get family access to community resources.

 

Center on Fathering: Contact Ken Senders (719) 634-7797

Services for fathers assessed on individual basis. 

Fathering Class – 15 weeks – Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Conflict Resolution – 10 weeks – Tue from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

 

Colorado Bar Association: (719) 473-9700 or www.cobar.org

 

El Paso County Health Department Nurturing Program: Contact Rita Wiley (719) 520-1019

Parenting classes offered 3 hours per week for 16 weeks.  Teen classes are also offered 2 hours per week for 18 weeks.  Fees are based on a sliding fee scale.

 

Neighborhood Justice Center:  Mediation is held for Non-Domestic Protection Orders at no cost,

located at 105 E. Vermijo (719) 520-6016

 

Fatherhood Foundation: 102 E. Pikes Peak, Suite 306 Colorado Springs, CO 80903 (719) 473-3237,

Provide legal assistance with family law system.  Shared Parent Center for mothers and fathers, same building on the third floor 886-0743.