NEW! Colorado Bar Association Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic
The Colorado Bar Association has a new, free program called the Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic that helps people with their chapter 7 bankruptcy cases. The Clinic gives limited scope legal advice, by phone or video appointment, to individuals who do not have lawyers. Due to Covid-19 precautions, the Clinic currently is operating remotely.
The Clinic counsels on:
- Eligibility for bankruptcy protection,
- Drafting petitions, schedules and responses,
- Court procedures, orders, rules and forms, and
- Preparation for meetings of creditors.
For more information and to do an intake, go to the Colorado Bar Association’s website: http://www.cobar.org/bankruptcy or call 720-633-8866.
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Monthly Pro Se Classes
Please note: The Monthly Pro Se Classes are canceled until further notice.
Presented by volunteer attorney members of the Denver Bar Association
US Bankruptcy Court
721 19th Street
Denver, CO 80202
2nd Tuesday of each month 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
This class 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 class will not provide direct legal advice nor will they directly assist in completing forms.
This class is most helpful when participants bring a set of bankruptcy forms with them to the clinic. A 'Complete Petition Packet' can be obtained by clicking this link: Chapter 7 Complete Petition Packet.