This is not an exhaustive list. Please email email@example.com or call 970-247-1242 for a specific referral to an attorney in La Plata County.
Southwest Bar Volunteer Legal Aid, Inc.
970-247-0266 / 888-298-8483
1474 Main Ave, Suite 108, Durango
Attorneys provide legal assistance to low-income individuals with cases in the areas of adoption, bankruptcy, consumer, dissolution of marriage, domestic violence, elder law, employment, housing, public benefits, wills and estates. Serves Archuleta, LaPlata, and San Juan Counties.
Directory of Pro Bono Programs
A listing from the American Bar Association of Pro Bono (no fee) legal programs nationwide.
Please Note: The information provided on this page is for the benefit of our viewers only and does not represent an endorsement of the organization by the Women’s Resource Center. The Women’s Resource Center does not bear responsibility for the information within the linked websites.
Pro-se (Do-it-yourself) Divorce Clinics
The Women’s Resource Center and the Southwest Bar Association sponsor free pro-se divorce clinics the second Monday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Durango Public Library. We also offer divorce packets for $5 each. Call 247-1242 for more information, or check our calendar for workshop dates.
Pro Se Divorce Consultations
The Women’s Resource Center offers one-to-one, 60-minute legal consultations with a lawyer for a nominal fee of $5. Consultations are scheduled on the third Monday of the month, and clients are required to attend the Pro Se Divorce Seminar FIRST, before scheduling an appointment with the legal representative. The program has been made possible by a generous grant from the Colorado Bar Foundation. For more information about the service, contact the Women’s Resource Center at 247-1242.
Colorado Legal Services Web site
This is a great Web site that can answer most of the basic legal questions, from renter’s rights to custody issues. You may also download several Colorado court forms online. It’s easy to navigate, too.