This information is provided as a courtesy. It does not represent legal advice. If you choose to represent yourself, you should be aware that you are presumed to have knowledge of the applicable statutes and rules and must be prepared to accept the consequences of any mistaken understandings, even if the case is not litigated. Also, you will be bound by the same rules of procedure and evidence as attorneys who are licensed to practice law.
If you are planning to represent yourself, you will need to acquaint yourself with all of the rules, procedures and/or policies pertaining to your case. This includes the rules of promulgated by the state agency responsible for the decision you are appealing. For example, if you are appealing a Food Stamp matter, review the rules of the State Department of Human Service which oversees this program.
Please be advised that the clerks at the Office of Administrative Courts are prohibited by law from giving legal advice . The clerks can tell you what a procedure entails, but are not permitted to advise you as to how to proceed.
As a courtesey, the OAC has a listing of attorneys specializing in Workers Compensation Law . The OAC does not endores any attorney nor does the OAC have the authority to appoint an attorney to assist you with your case. If you would like to consult with an attorney, you may want to contact any attorney of your choosing, Colorado Legal Services or your local bar association.