Experienced Denver divorce lawyers point out some common Colorado court filing fees for different types of family law cases. Contact us for help favorably resolving any family legal issue.

Experienced Denver divorce lawyers point out some common Colorado court filing fees for different types of family law cases. Contact us for help favorably resolving any family legal issue.

When resolving family legal matters – like divorce or custody issues – in court, you’ll have to cover the case filing fees in order for the court to accept and handle your case.

While these fees are, by law, restricted to be less than $15,000 (and they are usually far less than this amount), you should be aware that they may not be the only costs associated with resolving your important legal issues.

Filing Fees for Domestic Cases in Colorado Civil Courts

The following table presents the Colorado family court filing fees as of June 2015.

Nature of the Case/Action Being Taken Filing Fee(with applicable C.R.S. reference)
Filing for divorce(or the dissolution of a civil union) $230(13-32-101(1)(a))
Filing for legal separation or annulment $230(13-32-101(1)(a))
Filing for allocation of parental responsibilities (custody) $222(13-32-101(1)(a)

& 14-10-123)

Filing to prevent the removal of a child $224(13-32-101(1)(d))
Filing a response/answer $116(13-32-101(1)(b))
Filing a foreign judgment* $166(13-53-106)
Filing a motion to modify/alter an order $105(13-32-101(2))
Filing a motion to modify an order related to parentage(with DNA results) $70(13-32-101(8))

*This refers to judgments issued by courts in other states.

Family Court Filing Fees: More Important Info

  • The court may charge additional fees for other administrative tasks, such as making copies, retrieving archives, etc.
  • Fee waivers may be available in some cases (and to get these waivers, specific forms and supporting documents will need to be completed/provided to the court for approval).

Denver Divorce Lawyers at the Law Office of Bruce H. Rabun, LLC

When you are ready to end your marriage or need help resolving any family legal issue, you can trust the Denver divorce lawyers at the Law Office of Bruce H. Rabun, LLC to provide you with caring, aggressive representation and the highest quality legal services.

For more than 30 years, our attorneys have been dedicated to providing our clients with personal representation to effectively guide them through life’s changes. While our Denver divorce lawyers will always clearly explain your options and be responsive to your concerns regarding your divorce (and other family legal issues), they will also apply their extensive knowledge of Colorado law, as well as their experience, skills and resources, to your case to help you bring your case to the best possible resolution.

Let’s Meet to Discuss Your Case – Contact Us

The best way for you to decide whether an attorney is right for you is to meet with him face-to-face. Therefore, we welcome you to attend an initial consultation with one of our trusted Denver divorce lawyers to get professional advice and find out more about how we can help you.

You can schedule this meeting by calling (303) 221-7899 or by emailing our firm using the contact form on this page. From our office in Centennial, we represent people throughout the Denver metro areas, Arapahoe County, Douglas County and Jefferson County.

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