Consumer & Legal Information

Consumer

Consumer Reports

  • Print edition archives - free, searchable access to the full text of the print editions of Consumer Reports. Start Full Text Search 
  • Consumer Reports online - free access to the online ConsumerReports.org website contains articles not found in print edition). Search Online Content 

Legal

Checkerboard

Website with free and helpful information about finding and understanding Colorado legal statutes, processes, and forms.
Start your search 

Legal Information Reference Center 

Articles from top consumer legal reference books, including books on patents, copyright and trademarks. Access hundreds of publications and thousands of legal forms. Search over 12,800 state-specific legal forms–searchable by top subject areas including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.
Start your search 

Legal - Local Area Resources 

Lafayette Public Library

775 W. Baseline Rd., 303-665-5200 or register online.

  • Free clinics offered on the second FRIDAY of each month; see calendar for details to to register.
  • By video computer chat, volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for all areas of civil litigation, including family law, property law, probate law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, small claims, veterans issues, and civil protection orders
  • Spanish translation may be available from a NCSC Court Interpreter. Please alert staff if this service is required.
  • Sessions are private. Sessions are limited to 15 minutes and are conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration advised. Participants may have some wait time before their consultation.

Lafayette Senior Services

103 S. Iowa Ave., Lafayette, CO 80026, 303-661-1492: On the second Tuesday of every month, from 11-11:45, an attorney offers private answers to simple legal questions or can refer you for more detailed legal help. Register at least 24 hours in advance by calling Lafayette Senior Services.

Colorado Legal Services

303-449-7575, http://www.coloradolegalservices.org: Self-help legal information for civil legal matters only, no or low-cost legal help, court information and other referral information.

Rocky Mountain Legal Center

http://www.rmlegal.org: A non-profit community service organization that provides free and low-cost civil legal representation for low-income families, single parents, seniors and others.

Sister Carmen Community Center

655 Aspen Ridge Drive, Lafayette, CO 80026, 303-665-4342: An attorney from Faegre Baker Daniels LLP visits the center monthly to provide free legal advice. This service is usually available on the 4th Wednesday of each month.