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Small Claims Contact Information

ASSISTANCE BY PHONE OR IN PERSON

The Small Claims Division of the County Court is located on the first floor of the City and County Building, 1437 Bannock Street, Room 135, Denver, CO 80202. Our telephone number is: 720-865-7840, the fax number is 720-865-8259. The office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except legal holidays and court closures).

Paperwork may be completed in advance.

ACCOMMODATING A DISABILITY

The County Court is committed to providing reasonable accommodations when needed.  Please submit a Request for Accommodation to the Court’s ADA Coordinator.

WARM WELCOME CHILD CARE CENTER

Children may be brought to the Warm Welcome Child Care Center while their caregivers are conducting business with County Court.  This is a free service.  For more information, see the Child Care Center section of this site.

LANGUAGE INTERPRETER

If you or a witness requires a language interpreter to be present for hearings, you may request an interpreter online or contact the Clerk’s Office in Room 135 of the City and County Building by calling 720-865-7840.  You may also inform the clerk in the courtroom on the date of your appearance.  A language interpreter may only interpret what is said between parties during a hearing and immediately prior to or after the hearing.  A language interpreter may not provide legal advice or any other service that is not related to interpreting.  Interpreters may not provide any services that may constitute a violation of the language interpreter’s Code of Professional Responsibility   .

MEDIATION

Mediation can be an effective way to resolve your dispute. In mediation, a neutral third party works with the parties in a confidential setting to help them negotiate a mutually acceptable agreement. You may choose mediation to resolve your case without going to trial. Private mediators can be found in the Yellow pages or may be available on the day of your court hearing. In many instances, mediation is required by the Court before proceeding to trial. You should bring any legal or financial documents and any other information relating to the dispute with you to the mediation.

SELF HELP VIDEOS

You may view a series of videos explaining the Small Claims process by clicking of the following link:  Small Claims Self Help Videos

RESOURCES

Need Help?

ACLU of Colorado (Responds to written inquiries only.)

Colorado Bar Association

Colorado Legal Services – 303-837-1313

County and Municipal Court Listings

Court Mediation Services (CMS) – 303-322-6750
A Denver Bar Association Program

Denver Bar Association

Denver Public Library

Denver Sheriff Department – Civil Division Fees   

El Centro de San Juan Diego – 303-295-9470

Landlord/Tenant Mediation – 303-831-1935

Law line 9 – 303-698-0999

Mi Casa Resource Center – 303-573-1302

State of Colorado’s Small Claims Handbook   

Univ. of Denver Student Law Office – 303-871-6140

2018 SMALL CLAIMS AND COLLECTIONS CLINICS  Presented in cooperation with the Denver County Court Civil Division by volunteer attorneys of the Denver Bar Association

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