The United States District Court
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) and Microsoft Office Word (DOCX). Documents with an asterisk (*) are fillable electronically.

 

Local Rules of Practice Forms

Civil Cover Sheet (PDF)*
Schedule of Fees (LINK)
Civil Action Entry of Appearance (DOCX)  
Criminal Case Entry of Appearance (DOCX)  
Proposed Scheduling Order and Instructions (DOCX)
Proposed Scheduling Order in an ERISA Action (DOCX)
Joint Social Security Case Management Plan (DOCX)
Joint Environmental Case Management Plan (DOCX)
Proposed Scheduling Order in a Patent Case (PDF) (DOCX)
Proposed Final Pretrial Order and Instructions (DOCX)
Consent of Defendant (Pursuant to Durango/Grand Junction Protocol) Plea Agreement (PDF)   
Plea Agreement (DOCX)
Statement in Advance of Plea of Guilty (PDF)*
Consent/Non-Consent Form Pursuant to D.C.COLO.LCivR 40.1(c) – Direct Assignment to Magistrate Judges (PDF)* (DOCX)
Consent to the Exercise of Jurisdiction by a United States Magistrate Judge (PDF) (DOCX)
Instructions Regarding Notice of Availability of United States Magistrate Judge to Exercise Jurisdiction, with Proposed Order (PDF)* (DOCX)
E-Discovery: Guidelines Addressing the Discovery of Electronically Stored Information (PDF)
E-Discovery: Checklist for Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer Regarding Electronically Stored Information (PDF)

 

CIVIL FORMS

Click here (LINK) for Attorney Forms

 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)

 

Civil:

Civil Cover Sheet (JS 44) (PDF)
Filing a Civil Suit (General) Instructions (PDF)
Filing a Civil Suit (Title VII) Instructions (PDF)
Complaint (General) Format (PDF) (DOCX)
Complaint (Title VII) Format (PDF) (DOCX)
Notice of Lawsuit and Request to Waive Service of a Summons (AO 398) (US Courts)
Application to Proceed in District Court Without Prepaying Fees or Costs (AO 239) (US Courts)
Subpoena to Produce in a Civil Action (AO 88B) (US Courts)
Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Civil Action (AO 88A) (US Courts)
Subpoena to Appear and Testify at a Hearing or Trial in Civil Action (AO 88) (US Courts)
Summons in a Civil Action (AO 440) (US Courts)
Third Party Summons in a Civil Action (AO 441) (US Courts)

 

Prisoner/Detainee:

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

 

Special Proceedings:

Bill of Costs (AO 133) and Instructions (PDF)
Temporary Restraining Order Information (PDF)
Temporary Restraining Order/Preliminary Injunction Surety Bond Form (PDF)
Temporary Restraining Order/Preliminary Injunction Cash Bond Form (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)

 

CRIMINAL FORMS

Attorney Information:

Application for Admission to CJA Panel (PDF)
Entry of Appearance of Counsel for Defendant (PDF)
CJA 19 Notice to Court-Appointed Counsel of Public Disclosure of Attorney Fee Information (US Courts)
CJA 20 Appointment of and Authority to Pay Court Appointed Counsel (US Courts)
CJA 20 - Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 20 Spreadsheet (XLSX)
CJA 21 Voucher for Expert and Other Services (US Courts)
CJA 21 Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 23 Financial Affidavit (US Courts)
CJA 24 Voucher for Payment of Transcript (US Courts)
CJA 24 - Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 26 Supplemental Information Statement for a Compensation Claim in Excess of the Statutory Case Compensation Maximum (District Court) (US Courts)
CJA 26 - Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 30 Death Penalty Proceedings: Appointment of Authority to Pay Court Appointed Counsel (US Courts)
CJA 30 - Form Instructions (PDF)
CJA 31 Voucher for Expert and Other Services (US Courts)
CJA 31 - Form Instructions (PDF)

 

Criminal Bonds:

Information on Posting Criminal Bonds (PDF)
AO 98 Appearance Bond (US Courts)
AO 199A Order Setting Conditions of Release (US Courts)
AO 199B Additional Conditions of Release (US Courts)
AO 199C Advice of Penalties/Acknowledgment (US Courts)
Affidavit by Owner of Cash Bail (DOCX)
Declaration of Ownership of Cash Bail (DOCX)

 

Procedural Waivers:

Waiver of an Indictment (AO 455) (US Courts)
Waiver of Rule 5 & 5.1 Hearings (Complaint or Indictment) (AO 466A) (US Courts)
Waiver of Rule 32.1 Hearing (Violation of Probation or Supervised Release) (AO 466) (US Courts)
Waiver of a Preliminary Hearing (AO 468) (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)*
Plea Agreement (DOCX)
Plea Agreement (Misdemeanor) (PDF)
Deferral of Prosecution (PDF)

 

Miscellaneous Forms/Information:

Civil Case Caption (PDF)  
Criminal Case Caption (PDF)
Copy Request Form Instructions (PDF)
Single Use Credit Card Authorization Form  (PDF)  
Copy Request Form (PDF)
Subpoena to Testify at a Hearing or Trial in Criminal Case (AO 89) (US Courts)
Subpoena to Testify at a Deposition in a Criminal Case (AO 90) (US Courts)