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NAMI Colorado Announces Additional Legal Advice Resource

 
NAMI Colorado is pleased to announce they have secured the services of a volunteer attorney.
 
This service will be provided to individuals seeking limited legal information and advice in six targeted areas:
 
1) Involuntary civil commitment
2) Criminal cases
3) Special education
4) Employment
5) Trust, guardianship, special needs planning, Medicaid
6) Social Security/SSI, PERA, and private insurance disability benefit claim application and appeals
 
Volunteer attorneys will provide confidential legal advice and consultation. The service is independently given and is not controlled in any manner by NAMI Colorado.
 
Individuals seeking legal information and advice in the targeted areas should contact NAMI Colorado by phone or e-mail. NAMI Colorado’s toll-free number is 1-888-566-6264. The local number is 303-321-3104. The e-mail address is helpline@namicolorado.org.
 
A NAMI Colorado staff member will screen all requests. If the above criteria are met, NAMI Colorado will provide the name and phone number of the volunteer attorney with special knowledge in one of the above six targeted areas.
 
It is the responsibility of the requester to contact the attorney. Volunteer attorneys have agreed to return all calls and provide phone consultation with a 48 hour time period, excluding weekends and holidays.