Women's Resource Center

Legal Assistance

Legal Assistance in Durango Colorado

WRC offers a wide range of resources for individuals in Durango and La Plata County looking for help navigating the legal system. Browse our list of resources below and reach out to us with any questions!

Pro-se (Do-it-yourself) Divorce & Custody Clinics

 (970) 247-0266
If you are filing for your own divorce or custody and need assistance, Colorado Legal Services offers a free clinic a few times per year. The clinic typically runs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Durango Public Library.  The clinic covers general information about Colorado family law, including divorce and custody. You’ll learn what papers you need to start the action, general procedures, issues to look out for, resources, and other information. Instructors do NOT provide legal advice on individual cases.  information.

Low Bono Program – Women’s Resource Center

Hotline: (970) 247-1242
Once per month, the Women’s Resource Center offers legal consultations with a lawyer for $30 on matters of divorce and custody.  Clients must be of low to medium income. The program has been made possible by a generous grant from the Colorado Bar Foundation.

Divorce & Custody Packets

Divorce and custody paperwork is available for $10 here at the Women’s Resource Center, 679 E. Second Ave., Unit 6.

Community Legal Resources

Colorado Legal Services

(970) 247-0266

Colorado Legal Services provides legal assistance to low-income individuals in the areas of family law, domestic relations,  bankruptcy, consumer issues, domestic violence, elder law, employment, housing, public benefits, wills and estates.  Serves Archuleta, LaPlata, and San Juan Counties.

Colorado Judicial Branch Website

Self-help information, resources, and forms.

Directory of Pro Bono Programs

(888) 641-8722

A listing from the American Bar Association of Pro Bono (no fee) legal programs statewide.

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.