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1. Did you appear before a magistrate for the contempt, or bond, ?
2. Was the default judgment entered by a magistrate ??
3. Did you ever appear before a Judge ??
4. If so, for what type of hearing ??
You were treated very unfairly and you should not have been arrested, certainly not in a Small Claims civil case. The reason I asked you if you appeared before a magistrate is because in Colorado, the magistrates are not "real" judges and in many cases, they are not even lawyers, so their knowledge of the law is not great, they have very limited power and according to Colo.R.M. 5(a), they cannot change their judgment, decision, or Order once they are entered, except to correct a clerical error. Magistrates do not have the power to review, and under Rule 59(c) they cannot hear a Motion for Reconsideration, or change an Order they have entered. Most importantly, they show tremendous bias for some litigants. So, if this individual who is bothering you has a friend who sits as a magistrate, he can have you in Court forever, and apparently have you arrested for nonsense.
Your recourse is to file an appeal, so, I hope that when you said you filed an appeal, you meant that you had filed a Motion for District Court Review because that is where a District Court Judge (who is a real Judge) will review your case for errors made by the magistrate. Under Colo.R.M. 7(a)(9), a District Court Judge can change a magistrate's findings of fact in cases where they are clearly erroneous.
This individual who is bothering you is very sick and he poses a real threat to you. I do not believe that you can fight him off by yourself and you would be putting yourself in danger if you even tried. If you cannot afford an Attorney, please click on the link below and it will take you to organizations which provide free legal representation
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