The United States District Court

for the

District of Colorado

Hon. Marcia S. Krieger, Chief Judge
Jeffrey P. Colwell Esq., Clerk of Court

Our mission is to serve the public by providing a fair and impartial forum that ensures equal access to justice in accordance with the rule of law, protects rights and liberties of all persons, and resolves cases in a timely and efficient manner.

Forms

Forms and documents may be downloaded in Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Microsoft Office Word (DOC/DOCX) or WordPerfect (WPD). Documents with an asterisk (*) are fillable electronically.

 

Local Rules of Practice Forms

Civil Cover Sheet (PDF)*
Schedule of Fees Fees
Sample Pleading - Civil (PDF)
Instructions for Preparation of Scheduling Order (PDF)
Civil Case Scheduling Order (PDF) (DOCX)
Scheduling Order in an ERISA Action (DOCX)
Joint Case Management Plan for Social Security Cases (DOCX)
Joint Case Management Plan for Environmental Cases (DOCX)
Proposed Scheduling Order in a Patent Case (Pilot Project, eff. Aug. 1, 2014) (PDF) (DOCX)
Instructions Final Pretrial Order (DOCX)
Information for Temporary Restraining Order (PDF)*
Plea Agreement (DOCX) (WPD)
Plea Agreement (Spanish) (DOCX)
Statement in Advance of Plea of Guilty (PDF)* (WPD)
Statement in Advance of Plea of Guilty (Spanish) (DOCX)
Sample Pleading - Criminal (PDF)
Consent Form for Pilot Program for Direct Assignment of Civil Cases to Full Time Magistrate Judges ("Pilot Project Consent Form") (PDF)*
Notice of Availability of United States Magistrate Judge to Exercise Jurisdiction Under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), Fed. R. Civ. P. 73,and D.C.COLO.LCivR 72.2 ("Standard Consent Form") with Instructions and Proposed Order (PDF)
Judicial Officer Initials (PDF)
Notice of Disposition in Fast Track Case (PDF)* (WPD)

 

CIVIL FORMS

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 Collection Proceedings:

Objection to Calculation of the Amount of Exempt Earnings (PDF)
Registration of Judgment in Another District Procedures (PDF)
Satisfaction of Judgment (PDF)
Writ of Continuing Garnishment (PDF) (DOCX)
Writ of Execution (PDF) (DOCX)
Writ of Garnishment - Judgment Debtor other than Natural Person (PDF) (DOCX)
Writ of Garnishment with Notice of Exemption and Pending Levy (PDF) (DOCX)
Claim of Exemption to Writ of Garnishment with Notice (PDF)* (DOCX)

 

Filing a Civil Action (General Public):

Civil Cover Sheet (PDF)
Supplemental Civil Cover Sheet for Notices of Removal (PDF)
Filing a Civil Suit (General Guide) (PDF)
Filing a Civil Suit (Title VII) (PDF)
General Complaint (PDF) (DOCX) (WPD)
Title VII Complaint (PDF) (DOC)
Notice and Waiver of Service of Summons (PDF)*
Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (PDF)* (DOCX)*
Related Case Information (PDF)
Subpoena to Produce in a Civil Action (PDF)*
Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Civil Action (PDF)*
Subpoena to Appear and Testify at a Hearing or Trial in Civil Action (PDF)*
Summons in a Civil Action (PDF)*
Third Party Summons in a Civil Action (PDF)*

 

Filing a Civil Action (Prisoner/Detainee):

Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus 2241 (PDF) (WPD)
Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus 2241 Instructions (PDF)
Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus 2254 (PDF) (WPD)
Application for Writ of Habeas Corpus 2254 Instructions (PDF)
Motion Pursuant to 1915 (Waive Fee) Complaint (PDF) (WPD)
Motion Pursuant to 1915 (Waive Fee) Habeas Corpus (PDF) (WPD)
Motion to Vacate or Set Aside Sentence 2255 (PDF) (WPD)
Motion to Vacate or Set Aside Sentence 2255 Instructions (PDF)
Prisoner Complaint Form 1983 (PDF) (WPD)
Prisoner Complaint 1983 Instructions (PDF)

 

Special Proceedings:

Taxation of Costs Procedure and Bill of Costs Form (PDF)
Information for Temporary Restraining Order (PDF)
Bond for Temporary Restraining Order/Preliminary Injunction - Surety (PDF)
Bond for Temporary Restraining Order/Preliminary Injunction - Cash (PDF)

 

Appeal Proceedings:

Motion for Leave to Proceed on Appeal 1915 - Civil (PDF)
Prisoner Motion for Leave to Proceed on Appeal 1915 - Civil (PDF)
Prisoner Motion for Leave to Proceed on Appeal in a Habeas Corpus Action 1915 - Civil (PDF)
Motion for Leave to Proceed on Appeal 1915 - Criminal (PDF)
Prisoner Motion for Leave to Proceed on Appeal 1915 - Criminal (PDF)
Notice of Appeal - Criminal (PDF)
Notice of Appeal - Civil (PDF)
Supersedeas Bond - Surety (PDF)
Supersedeas Bond - Cash (PDF)
10th Circuit Rules and Forms

 

Standardized Order Forms:

Scheduling Order Instructions (PDF)
Standard Scheduling Order (DOCX)
Administrative Record Review Scheduling Order (DOCX)
Final Pretrial Order and Instructions (DOCX)

 

Social Security Proceedings:

Joint Case Management Plan for Social Security Cases (DOCX)

 

Miscellaneous Forms/Information:

Facsimile Cover Sheet (PDF)
Case Caption (Civil) (PDF)
Fee Schedule (PDF)
Testimony of Judiciary Personnel and Production of Judiciary Records in Legal Proceedings (PDF)
Instructions for a Rule 69 Conference (PDF)
Single Use Credit Card Authorization Form (PDF)
IRS W-9 for Disbursements from CRIS (PDF)

 

CRIMINAL FORMS

Attorney Information:

Application for Admission to CJA Panel (PDF)
Entry of Appearance of Counsel for Defendant (PDF)
CJA 20 Appointment of and Authority to Pay Court Appointed Counsel (PDF)
CJA 20 - Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 21 Voucher for Expert and Other Services (PDF)
CJA 21 Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 23 Financial Affidavit (PDF)*
CJA 24 Voucher for Payment of Transcript (PDF)*
CJA 24 - Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 26 Supplemental Information Statement for a Compensation Claim in Excess of the Statutory Case Compensation Maximum: District Court (PDF)*
CJA 26 - Form Instructions (PDF)

 

Criminal Bonds:

Information on Posting Criminal Bonds (PDF)
Information on Posting Criminal Bonds (Spanish) (PDF)

 

Procedural Waivers:

AO 455: Waiver of Indictment US Courts
AO 466A: Waiver of Rule 5 & 5.1 Hearings (Complaint or Indictment) US Courts
AO 466: Waiver of Rule 32.1 Hearing (Violation of Probation or Supervised Release) US Courts
AO 468: Waiver of Preliminary Hearing US Courts

 

Special Proceedings:

Discovery Conference Memorandum and Order (PDF)*
Motion for Issuance of Subpoenas in Forma Pauperis (PDF)
Order for Service of Subpoenas in Forma Pauperis (PDF)
Statement by Defendant in Advance of Plea of Guilty (PDF)* (WPD)
Plea Agreement (DOCX) (WPD)
Plea Agreement (Spanish) (DOCX)
Misdemeanor Plea Agreement (PDF)
Deferral of Prosecution (PDF)

 

Miscellaneous Forms/Information:

Facsimile Cover Sheet (PDF)*
Case Caption (Criminal) (PDF)
Fee Schedule (PDF)
Testimony of Judiciary Personnel and Production of Judiciary Records in Legal Proceedings (PDF)
Instructions for Requesting Copies (PDF)
Copy Request Form (PDF)
AO 89: Subpoena in Criminal Case US Courts
IRS W-9 for Disbursements from CRIS (PDF)*

 

National Archives and Records Administration Order Forms:

For Copies of Civil Cases (PDF)
For Copies of Criminal Cases (PDF)