Courts in Colorado
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Colorado's trial courts include district courts, county courts, and water courts. Colorado's district courts can hear any civil, domestic relations, criminal, juvenile, probate, and mental health matter. County courts hear civil claims valued under $15,000, misdemeanors, small claims, and traffic cases. Water courts are located in each of the 7 major river basins and exclusively handle water related issues. Colorado also has appeals courts, consisting of its appellate courts and the Colorado Supreme Court.

If you're trying to find out when your court date is, Colorado court dockets can be found on the Colorado Judicial Branch's website at A number of Colorado court forms are available at Although most Colorado court records are available to the public, each county sets its own policy as to how to obtain these, so you'll need to contact your county courthouse if you're seeking court records in Colorado. However, the website, a initiative of the Colorado Judicial Branch, provides real-time online access to a number of Colorado court documents. There is a fee to search for and retrieve court documents. Other service providers may offer online access to Colorado court documents. More information can be found at
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01, Aug 2014 - Denver, CO Lawyers, non-profit group try to aid border kids
DENVER (AP) - Lawyers, churches and at least one nonprofit group in Colorado are hoping to help immigrant children who have flooded over the border with Mexico. Denver officials have said they are considering applying for a federal grant to provide housing and other services to the children, ...
01, Aug 2014 - Telluride, CO Lawsuit challenging Oprah over trail access on her Colorado property dismissed
A lawsuit accusing Oprah Winfrey of blocking access to hiking trails near her property above Telluride, Colorado, has been dismissed. The Telluride Daily Planet reports ( ) that a judge dismissed the case from San Miguel County District Court, saying that it should have been filed in Mountain Village Municipal Court. Seventh Judicial District Judge Steven Patrick said ...
01, Aug 2014 - Colorado Divorce and Child Custody Lawyer Supports the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado
Ryann Peyton, Special Counsel with The Harris Law Firm, Carries the Ball for the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado (PRWeb July 16, 2014) Read the full story at
01, Aug 2014 - Telluride, CO Lawsuit Over Oprah Winfrey’s Telluride Property Dismissed
*A lawsuit accusing Oprah Winfrey of blocking access to hiking trails near her property above Telluride, Colorado, has been dismissed. According to the Telluride Daily Planet, a judge tossed the case from San Miguel County District Court, saying that it should have been filed in Mountain Village Municipal Court. Seventh Judicial District Judge Steven Patrick […]
01, Aug 2014 - Mineral, CO Colorado Judge Lets Fracking Trump Public Health
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01, Aug 2014 - Telluride, CO Lawsuit Over Oprah Winfrey's Colorado Property Dismissed
A lawsuit filed against Oprah Winfrey , accusing her of blocking hikers' access to trails near her property in Colorado, has been dismissed after it was lodged in the wrong courthouse.
01, Aug 2014 - Colorado judge sets new December 8 trial date in theater massacre case
By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL Colo. (Reuters) - Jury selection in the much-delayed trial of accused movie theater gunman James Holmes will begin on Dec. 8, a Colorado judge said on Tuesday, dismissing objections by the defense who said they needed more time. Arapahoe County District Judge Carlos Samour made the ruling at a pre-trial hearing in Centennial, a suburb of Denver.
01, Aug 2014 - Denver, CO Judge mulls overturning Colorado gay marriage ban
DENVER (AP) — A Denver federal judge was hearing arguments Tuesday from lawyers for six gay couples seeking to overturn Colorado's same-sex marriage ban.
01, Aug 2014 - Adams, CO Federal judge weighs arguments in Colorado gay marriage case
Attorneys for gay couples challenging Colorado's same-sex marriage ban say Attorney General John Suthers shouldn't be allowed to essentially concede the law is unconstitutional and at the same time expect a federal judge to uphold the law.
01, Aug 2014 - Denver, CO Colorado's gay marriage ban heads to federal court
DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for six gay couples seeking to overturn Colorado's same-sex marriage ban will make their case before a federal judge in Denver Tuesday, hoping to add to the favorable court rulings nationwide that have given momentum to their cause.
01, Aug 2014 - Park, CO Prison turned pot shop: In rural Colorado, one man's ironic dream of marijuana
A former medium-security prison turned marijuana grow house and pot shop? Nicholas Erker's dream could become a reality, but first residents of Brush in northeastern Colorado would have to come around to his idea.
31, Jul 2014 - Judge strikes down gay marriage ban in Colorado, stays ruling pending appeal
Decision is on hold pending an appeal; Utah’s attorney general will appeal state’s gay marraige ruling
31, Jul 2014 - ‘Texas 7′ Gang Member Caught In Colorado Set To Be Executed
One of the infamous "Texas 7" gang of escapees now has an execution date.
31, Jul 2014 - Utah AG wants FLDS cops shut down
SALT LAKE CITY — In a letter, Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes says he backs efforts to shut down the police force in the polygamous border towns of Hildale and Colorado City. The letter, filed in a federal court in Phoenix, is in support of Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne’s request to disband the Colorado […]
31, Jul 2014 - Windsor, CO Hillary Hall: Colorado's gay marriage ban 'unconstitutional and unenforceable'
Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall argues that Colorado's gay marriage ban is "unconstitutional and unenforceable" in her response to a suit filed by the state attorney general seeking to stop her from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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