April 22, 2019

Archives for September 7, 2010

Domestic/Family Court Forms, Including Adoption and Paternity, Overhauled by State Judicial

State Judicial this month issued new or revised adoption, domestic/family, and paternity forms and instructions of interest to attorneys practicing family law in Colorado. The new forms went into effect in August or September (as noted below), and practitioners should begin using them immediately.

All forms are available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) and Microsoft Word formats. Many are also available as Word templates; download templates from State Judicial’s individual Adoption, Domestic/FamilyPaternity forms pages.

Adoption

  • JDF 495, “Instructions for Second Parent Adoption” (8/10)
  • JDF 497, “Instructions for Validation of Foreign Adoption” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 504, “Petition for Second Parent Adoption” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 508, “Consent to Adoption – Sole Legal Parent” (8/10)
  • JDF 514, “Notice of Hearing” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 524, “Decree Validating Foreign Adoption” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 527, “Petition for Validation of Foreign Decree of Adoption” (revised 8/10)

Domestic/Family

  • JDF 1102, “Summons for Dissolution of Marriage or Legal Separation” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1104, “Certificate of Compliance with Mandatory Financial Disclosures” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1413, “Petition for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1413I, “Instructions for Petition for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities (Decision-Making and Parenting Time)” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1414, “Summons to Respond to Petition for Allocation of Parental Responsibilities” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1600, “Instructions to File for a Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage (Annulment)” (revised 9/10)
  • JDF 1601, “Petition for Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage” (revised 9/10)
  • JDF 1602, “Summons for Declaration of Invalidity of Marriage” (revised 9/10)

Paternity

  • JDF 1500, “Instructions to Establish Paternity” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1501, “Petition for Paternity” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1502, “Summons in Paternity” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1513, “Instructions to Disclaim Paternity” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1514, “Petition to Disclaim Paternity” (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 1515, “Summons to Disclaim Paternity” (revised 8/10)

State Judicial is in the process of translating all of its forms into Spanish, but not all forms are available in Spanish yet. Please note that regardless of whether a form is English or Spanish, state statute (§ 13-1-120, C.R.S.) requires all forms to be completed in English.

State Judicial Updates Forms Across Practice Areas

State Judicial recently updated forms and instructions across a variety of practice areas.

These forms are available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) and Microsoft Word formats, with many forms also available as Word templates. Download Word templates from State Judicial.

Please note that some forms are used in more than one practice area. For ease of use, we have subdivided them into the same categories as State Judicial; thus, some items may be listed here more than once. Effective dates are noted below.

Bond

  • JDF 370, Appearance Bond (revised 8/10)

Eviction

  • JDF 98, Affidavit of Service (revised 9/10)

General District Court

  • JDF 98, Affidavit of Service (revised 9/10)

Money Demand

  • JDF 98, Affidavit of Service (revised 9/10)

Name Change – Obtain Identity Documents (Felony/Juvenile Delinquent)

  • JDF 385, Instructions for Filing a Change of Name to Obtain Identity-Related Documents (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 386, Petition for Change of Name to Obtain Identity-Related Documents (revised 8/10)
  • JDF 387, Order for Change of Name to Obtain Identity-Related Documents (revised 8/10)

Replevin (County and District Courts)

  • JDF 98, Affidavit of Service (revised 9/10)

Small Claims

  • JDF 98, Affidavit of Service (revised 9/10)