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Archives for July 18, 2012

Colorado State Judicial Branch Revises Nine Water Law Forms

This is Part 3 of 4 posts about new forms from State Judicial. Check back soon for more updates, and click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2.

The Colorado State Judicial Branch revised 9 forms in the Water Law area in July, including applications for water rights and surface rights, applications to change water rights, a pleading regarding the referee’s ruling, and a Denver basin application. Practitioners should begin using the new forms immediately.

Most forms are available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) and Microsoft Word formats; many are also available as Word and Excel templates. Download the new forms from State Judicial’s individual forms pages, or below.


  • JDF 295W – “Standardized Instructions for All Colorado Water Court Divisions” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 296W – “Application for Water Rights (Surface)” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 297W – “Application for Water Storage Right” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 298W – “Application for Underground Water Right” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 299W – “Application for Change of Water Right” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 300W – “Application for Finding of Diligence or to Make Absolute” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 301W – “Application for Approval of Plan for Augmentation” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 302W – “Pleading: In Protest To/In Support of Referee’s Ruling” (revised 7/12)
  • JDF 308W – “Denver Basin Application” (revised 7/12)

For a complete list of Water forms from State Judicial, click here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 7/17/12

On Tuesday, July 17, 2012, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued one published opinion and eight unpublished opinions.

Phares v. Jones

Blake v. Aramark Corp.

Petty v. Rudek

BancFirst v. Ford Motor Co.

United States v. Maxwell

Megginson v. Astrue

United States v. McIntyre

United States v. Thompson

No case summaries are provided for unpublished opinions. However, published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.