Know the Laws: Colorado
Most of the laws relevant to domestic violence and sexual assault are based on state law.
Information about domestic violence protection orders and protection orders for stalking, sexual assault, physical harm/threats and abuse of elderly/at-risk adult in Colorado.
Information about custody in Colorado.
This page addresses some general (not state-specific) laws of one parent taking a child out of the state or country, without the other parent's consent.
General information about divorce with links to Colorado-specific information.
Information about crimes the abuser may have committed in Colorado and victim assistance programs.
The law offers various protections for domestic violence victims, such as being able to terminate your lease early and being protected from lease termination due to being a victim or calling the police for help.
If you are a victim of domestic violence, it may be illegal for the abuser to buy or have a gun.
You may have a right to sue your abuser for medical costs, lost wages, and to recover your property.
Immigration information for victims of domestic violence, crime victims, and others.
Under federal law, which applies to all states, an abuser may lose his right to have a gun.
Information about military protection orders and confidentiality on military bases.
Information about tribal laws related to domestic violence and sexual abuse.
A get is a divorce under Jewish law.