Colo. Rev. Stat. § 30-1-116

Current through Acts effective through 7/1/2024 of the 2024 Legislative Session
Section 30-1-116 - Officers shall collect fees in advance
(1) Except as provided in section 30-1-106, every officer shall collect every fee, as prescribed, for services performed by him or her in advance, if the same can be ascertained, and when any officer negligently or willfully fails to collect any such fee, the same shall be charged against his or her salary.
(2) In proceedings where a public administrator, special administrator, receiver, or other person is appointed by the court to take possession of assets of an estate in which there are no funds immediately available to pay fees, the fees need not be paid in advance, but shall be paid as soon as funds become available.
(3) No officer shall collect fees in advance in any collection action initiated pursuant to section 18-1.3-506, C.R.S.

C.R.S. § 30-1-116

L. 1891: p. 314, § 23. R.S. 08: § 2550. C.L. § 7898. CSA: C. 66, § 37. CRS 53: § 56-4-19. L. 61: p. 383, § 1. C.R.S. 1963: § 56-4-20. L. 89: (3) added, p. 887, § 2, effective April 6. L. 2002: (3) amended, p. 1542, § 286, effective October 1. L. 2010: (1) amended, (HB 10-1057), ch. 118, p. 398, §6, effective August 11.

For the legislative declaration contained in the 2002 act amending subsection (3), see section 1 of chapter 318, Session Laws of Colorado 2002.