Acknowledgement

The Colorado Poverty Law Project (CPLP) is a group of volunteer attorneys and legal professionals.  The mission of our Just Housing initiative is to provide law-related services to help you understand and hopefully resolve any housing related legal issues you may be facing.

Our Mobile Home Initiative has similar goals but focuses on housing issues specific to mobile home residents with a focus on Mobile Home Park Act violations. 

We do this by reviewing the legal issues you submit to us for assistance, including any documents you have uploaded as part of this intake process.  We will answer your general legal questions as best we can and suggest resources and procedural paths that may help you to resolve your legal issue.  If appropriate, we may also refer you to a member of our volunteer attorney network or other organizations to provide further assistance. Our volunteer attorneys may provide a range of legal services on a pro bono basis (meaning no attorney fees will be charged), including providing legal information and advice to tenants at risk of an eviction or otherwise losing housing (i.e. constructive eviction, uninhabitable housing, etc.) and representing tenants in eviction related negotiations with landlords and/or any eviction proceeding or action for monetary damages related to nonpayment of rent or other lease violation. 

But CPLP is not your lawyer.

CPLP does not provide legal representation.  This means that CPLP will not provide legal advice and will not represent you in court or with a third party.  Any subsequent legal representation that our volunteers choose to provide is at their sole discretion and CPLP has no involvement in this process.  CPLP is under no obligation to respond to your request for assistance or to refer you to a volunteer attorney and CPLP's volunteers are not obligated to represent you.

No attorney-client privilege exists.

An attorney-client relationship is not established by your submission of this form or if CPLP contacts you in response to your submission.  It is important for you to understand that this means that the “privilege” that applies to attorney-client communications will not apply to any information or documents you provide or communications with CPLP that may take place as part of its intake process.  Although unlikely, this means that CPLP could be required to reveal what you provided us during this intake process.  You should only consider an attorney-client relationship to be established when you sign a Retainer Agreement with a legal services provider describing the terms of that engagement.  CPLP is not a legal services provider and this is not a Retainer Agreement.

By indicating "YES" below and submitting this intake form, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the information above, and you agree that neither CPLP nor any of its volunteers is acting as your lawyer. 

CPLP cannot guarantee the confidentiality of intake submissions and/or email correspondence with CPLP.  Please do not send any confidential information via email or as part of this intake form.

If you have any questions, please contact CPLP at contact@copovertylawproject.org prior to submission of this intake form.  Thank you!

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* 1. I have read and acknowledge the terms and conditions above.

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* 2. CPLP works in collaboration with Colorado Legal Services (CLS) to serve low-income tenants in Colorado.  We ask that you first contact CLS with regards to your legal needs.  Information regarding how to contact CLS and the CLS intake process can be found at: https://www.coloradolegalservices.org/

You will be asked in this intake form if you have already contacted CLS and your eligibility to receive their services.

CPLP cannot guarantee the confidentiality of intake submissions and/or email correspondence with CPLP.  Please do not send any confidential information via email or as part of this intake form.

If you have any questions, please contact CPLP at contact@copovertylawproject.org prior to submission of this intake form.  

If you are completing this form on behalf of another individual, by submitting this form you represent that you are authorized by such individual to indicate "YES" to the acknowledgement of these terms and conditions on their behalf and to provide CPLP with the information submitted in this form. You will be asked to provide both your name and contact information as well as information regarding the individual in question. If you are a service provider and are unable to provide client-specific information at this time, please note why you are unable to do so in response to Question 6 and CPLP will work with you to collect necessary information at a later date.

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