Additional Legal Resources

The following information is to assist you in finding specific services in matters of general concern. This page includes referral sources, links to municipal/county information, state government information, federal government information, referral services and resources, legal services organizations and other court related sites.

State and Federal Government Listing

Information pertaining to Colorado State and Federal Government may be accessed from individual web sites dealing with the specific branch of government or office. Some of those web sites are available by clicking on the agency's or office's name below.

Referral Services and Resources

The Web sites listed under Referral Services and Resources may be helpful in gaining information about how and who to retain as your lawyer. The Metropolitan Lawyer Referral Service can assist you in finding a lawyer in the Denver Metro area who can help you with a specific case.

The Martindale Hubbell directory is a national publication which not only gives basic biographical information about a lawyer, such as the lawyers date of birth, academic background, date of acceptance into the bar and areas of expertise, the directory also provides a rating for the lawyer based upon a peer evaluation process.

The Colorado Bar Association Home Page provides very good basic information for lawyers and non-lawyers alike. In addition, it contains links to other resources which may be helpful to you.

Legal Services Organizations

For persons who lack adequate resources to retain the services of a lawyer, the organizations listed under this category may be of assistance.

Colorado Point System

The point system is based on the age of the driver and type of license. If you are in one of the following age categories and accumulate points as shown, the Colorado Motor Vehicle Division may suspend your driving privilege for as long as one year.

Minor Driver: 16-18 Years Of Age

  • More than 5 points in 12 months
  • More than 6 points within time period for which license was issued

Provisional Driver: 18-21 years of age

  • 9 points in 12 months
  • 12 points in 24 months
  • 14 points within time period for which license was issued

Driver 21 Years Of Age Or Older

  • 12 points in 12 months
  • 18 points in 24 months

Driver In Course Of Employment*

  • 16 points in 12 months
  • 24 points in 24 months
  • 28 points in 48 months

*Except if the conviction is for driving while intoxicated or leaving scene of an accident, license is subject to suspension. 

The Motor Vehicle Department may deny issuance of a license to any person convicted of operating a vehicle illegally prior to issuance of a license.

Questions regarding driver history information can be directed to the Department of Motor Vehicles at 303-205-5613.