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Find-A-Lawyer is the Colorado Bar Association's Online Attorney Member Directory. It is one way you can begin your search for a Colorado lawyer.
The directory allows you to search by practice area, name, and location.
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Federal and state laws offer rights to victims of crime.
If you are a victim of crime in the State of Colorado, this guide will help you research your rights and locate places to turn for assistance.
The State of Colorado Office for Victims Programs is a great place to start.
The Office for Victims Programs is located within the Division of Criminal Justice and is part of the Colorado Department of Public Safety.
They are "committed to the physical and emotional recovery of crime victims and to the restoration of victims' confidence in the criminal justice system."
This guide’s purpose is to aid the public and Colorado librarians in researching victims' rights resources.
The guide identifies state and federal victims rights rules and related resources, and includes both print and free online resources.
Please remember that this guide is not an exhaustive list of materials or resources.
Google provides an easy to use search engine for finding information on the Internet. For example, you could search for "Victims' Rights Colorado" to pull up some of the resources that are listed elsewhere in this guide.
When using Google, or any other search engine, it is important to remember that you will find both reliable and unreliable sources of information.
The following questions will help you evaluate the reliability of information you find online.