Mesa County will pursue guardianship of at-risk adults only when there is no alternative, i.e. family, community agency, or other natural support.  Mesa County will follow APS rule and statute as well as the internal policy when determining if a county held guardianship is appropriate.

Guardianship Resources: 

C.R.S. 26-3.1-104

12 CCR 2518-1, rule 30.630 COURT INTERVENTION pg. 25

Colorado Courts forms and self help

Guardianship Alliance of Colorado

Low cost/pro bono legal assistance for guardianship: Colorado Legal Services

Pro Bono Project of Mesa County