Citizen Rights

Citizens’ right to vote and to full, fair participation in the political process is a keystone of our democracy.  Given this, the League of Women Voters takes special care to advocate for citizen’s rights.  If Civil Rights is an area of interest for you, please consider joining our Civil Liberties team!

Public Resources

Colorado Civil Rights Division

Enforces the State’s Anti-Discrimination laws in employment, housing, and public accommodation.

Criminal Justice

Office of the District Attorney

  • Refers or investigates criminal matters
  • Website: http://www.larimer.org/da
  • Email: 8thdist-da@co.larimer.co.us
  • Fort Collins Office
    • 201 LaPorte Ave, Suite 200
    • Fort Collins, CO 80521-2763
    • Ph: 970-498-7200 Fax: 970-498-7250
  • Loveland Office
    • 810 E. 10th St., Ste 210
    • Loveland, CO 80537-4944
    • Ph: (970) 679-4410 Fax: (970) 679-4414
  • Walden Office
    • 457 Garfield St.
    • Walden, CO 80480
    • (970) 723-4691
    • (970) 723-4637

Public Defender

Defends lower-income persons who have been accused of criminal action

Civil Justice Resources

Colorado Legal Services

Non-profit which provides civil legal services for low income person and seniors

  • 211 W. Magnolia
  • Ft. Collins, CO 80521
  • Ph: 970-493-2891 877-304-1445 Fax: 970 484-8605

Colorado Bar Association- Legal Aid and Clinic

Free civil legal services. Must meet income/financial eligibility guidelines

  • In Fort Collins, meets at noon Wednesdays on the 4th floor of the Larimer County Justice Center, 201 LaPorte Ave. Serves the first eight (8) clients for civil disputes (no criminal or fee-generating cases).
  • In Loveland, meets Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the Loveland Community Health Center, 450 N. Cleveland Ave. Serves the first six (6) clients.
  • Ph: 970-493-2891 800-332-6736

American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado

Protects, defends and extends the civil rights and civil liberties of all people in Colorado