Services/Fees

CMS℠ offers mediations Monday – Friday by appointment:

Please click HERE to fill out our online request form, or

Call us at 303-322-6750 ext. 103


 Current Services

CMS℠ services all case types up to the jurisdictional limits of the District Court, County Court.  Most cases filed with the Courts involve far less than the jurisdictional limits including Small Claims Court. Courts in many cases require mediation before trials are conducted.

Here is a brief list of case types our program mediates.

Court Case TypesCourt Referred
Mediation Hours
Pre FiledDisputes not yet filed with the court, seeking resolution.By Appointment
Small ClaimsBusiness and personal disputes within the jurisdiction of the small claims court.Conducted Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 11:00 am.
All other times by appointment.
Civil County CourtContracts,
evictions,
collections,
personal Injury, and
other types of cases
Conducted Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 11:00 am.
All other times by appointment.
DistrictContracts,
evictions,
collections,
personal Injury, and
other types of cases
By Appointment

All specialty divisions will be scheduled by prior arrangement.

CMS℠ mediators that have advanced through the program, with required specialized training(s) or applicable subject matter(s) expertise, mediate in specialty divisions.

Specialty Divisions

CourtCase TypesMediation Hours
Protection Order MediationsFamily Disputes,
Neighbor Disputes,
and Interpersonal Disputes
By Appointment

Mediators are required to have training in Domestic Violence and High Conflict mediations.
Probate CourtDecedent’s estates,
Wills, trusts, Conservatorships,
Guardianships,
and Family Disputes
By Appointment
Domestic RelationsDivorce,
Allocation of Parental Responsibility,
Child Support,
Contempt, and
Other Domestic Relations Cases
By Appointment
HOAHomeowner Disputes By Appointment
Real EstateBuy/Sell,
Contract,
Earnest Money Disputes
By Appointment

Schedule a Mediation

Any party may schedule a mediation or ask questions by calling: 303-322-6750 ext. 103

Information needed when scheduling:

  1. All parties need to be in agreement on what mediation group they will use for the mediation.
  2. Case number and name of the case.
  3. Plaintiff and Defendant names.
  4. Attorney names if applicable.
  5. Contact information for all parties including names, phone numbers and email 
addresses.
  6. Court room number and judgeʼs name.
  7. Dates of pretrial and trial.
  8. Preferred dates for mediation, if any.
  9. The cost of the mediation is $100.00 for each Plaintiff and each Defendant for the 
first 2 hours. After 2 hours the cost is $50.00 per hour per party.
  10. All mediations are held in room 167 of the Denver City and County Building, 1437 
Bannock St., Denver, CO 80202.

Mediation Participants Report to:    

Denver City and County Building 1437 Bannock st, Denver Co 80202 Room 167 

(or other agreed-upon location).


 Fees for Services

Our affordable fees have been set in an effort to meet the needs of the community.

Standard Fee$50.00
PER PARTY, PER HOUR WITH A TWO HOUR MINIMUM.
Small Claims Sliding Fee:$25.00
$10.00 (informa pauperis)

After 2 hours:
$12.50
$5.00 (informa pauperis)
PER PARTY, TWO HOUR FLAT RATE



AFTER 2 HOURS, PER PARTY, PER HOUR
Pro Bono - Low Bono Services:
$0 - $10.00PER PARTY, PER HOUR WITH A TWO HOUR MINIMUM.
Provided documentation or court confirmation of In Forma Pauperis.

Mediation fees should be paid at the time of mediation. In contrast to mediation costs, the cost of litigating a case is usually substantially higher, and may involve payment of attorney’s fees, loss of work to attend court, and paying the attorney’s fees and costs of the prevailing party. Most litigation runs $5,000-$10,000.00 in fees and costs.

Charges will show up on your account as the Colorado Bar Association.

Payments / Donations
Send To:
Court Mediation Services
Colorado Bar Association
1900 Grant St. 9th floor
Denver, CO 80203
CashAccepted
CheckPayable:Denver Bar Association
Memo: CMS, Case # ____________
Credit CardsAll Major Credit Cards
With Valid ID