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Law & Legal Resources

This guide provides access to websites and databases containing laws, court forms, and other legal information.

Upcoming Legal Programs

Legal Ease Classes

Are you representing yourself in a legal matter?  Come learn how to find laws, legal forms, and where to get help in the community.  This class will be taught by a librarian who cannot give legal advice.  

Location: Penrose Computer Lab, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

To register call 719-389-8968 or click on the date and time below: 

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.


WestlawNext Basics Classes

Come learn how to use WestlawNext, a legal research database available at Penrose Library.  Participants will learn how to search for cases, statutes, regulations, and secondary sources.  

This class will be taught by a librarian who is unable to give legal advice.  

Location: Penrose Aspen Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

To register call 719-389-8968 or click on the date and time below: 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.


Basic Estate Planning

Learn about basic estate planning from attorneys at Colorado Legal Services.  

Please consider also registering for the Basic Probate Class on the same day. 

Location: Penrose Library, Columbine A, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

To register call 719-389-8968 or click on the date and time below: 

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Basic Probate

Learn the basics about probate from attorneys at Colorado Legal Services.  

Please consider also registering for the Basic Estate Planning class offered on the same day.  

Location: Penrose Library, Columbine A, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903

To register call 719-389-8968 or click on the date and time below: 

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Renter's Rights Workshops

The City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division is pleased to offer more “Renter Rights 101” informational sessions in 2019. In collaboration with Colorado Legal Services and Pikes Peak Library District, the community development division is offering three different workshops to educate renters on the rights and responsibilities that come with renting a home.

Pikes Peak Library District will host all three identical workshops at its north side, downtown, and southeast branches.

Presenters from Colorado Legal Services, PPLD and the City will address a wide variety of topics such as lease basics, reasonable accommodations and modifications, Fair Housing Act protections, deposits, repairs, and eviction.  Library and City staff will share local resources and materials available on housing issues.

Each event will offer the same information. The sessions are free, but space is limited. Attendees can RSVP at the EventBrite links below to guarantee a seat. Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: Penrose Library, Columbine Room, 20 N. Cascade Ave. 

To register click on the date and time below: 

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

Location: Sand Creek Library, 1821 S. Academy Blvd. 

To register click on the date and time below: 

Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.