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 http://www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Docket.cfm. A number of Colorado court forms are available at http://www.courts.state.co.us/Forms/Index.cfm. 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 www.cococourts.com, 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 http://www.courts.state.co.us/Administration/Program.cfm?Program=11.
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19, Dec 2014 - Oklahoma, Nebraska ask Supreme Court to overturn Colorado marijuana law
DENVER — Two states — Oklahoma and Nebraska — filed a lawsuit Thursday against neighboring Colorado over its law legalizing recreational marijuana, contending that it violates the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The legal challenge, an original action filed with the U.S. Supreme Court, is the first of its ...
19, Dec 2014 - Denver, CO James Holmes' parents plead against death penalty
DENVER (AP) " The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty.Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges of killing 12 people and injuring 70...
19, Dec 2014 - Arapahoe, CO Fake doctor gets 23 years for sex assault on 9-year-old Colorado girl
By Keith Coffman (Reuters) - A Colorado man convicted of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl while posing as an immigration facility doctor to gain access to her family's home was sentenced on Wednesday to 23 years to life in prison, prosecutors said. Kenneth Dean Lee, 58, was convicted in August of sexual assault on a child, kidnapping, false imprisonment, burglary, criminal ...
19, Dec 2014 - Barron & Newburger, P.C. Goes National
WHO: Barron & Newburger, P.C. WHAT: Texas law firm goes national representing companies in the consumer finance industry WHERE: Five offices in Texas, California, Colorado, and New York WEB: www.bn-lawyers.com ...
19, Dec 2014 - Arapahoe, CO Doctor impersonator sentenced for Colorado sex assaults
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A 58-year-old man convicted of posing as an immigration doctor to sexually assault Vietnamese women in... more »
19, Dec 2014 - Denver, CO Colorado boy, 14, sentenced to 10 years for dad’s murder
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 14-year-old Colorado boy who admitted shooting his father dead and concealing the death by calling the man’s work for five days to say his dad was ill was sentenced on Thursday to 10 years in prison, prosecutors said. Kai Kelly, who was 13 at the time of the slaying in May, pleaded guilty this week to the first-degree murder of his father, Joseph Kelly, and ...
19, Dec 2014 - Why Three States Are Sparring Over Legal Weed
Just weeks before the one-year anniversary of legal marijuana in Colorado, the state's status as breaker of the green ceiling is under assault from an unlikely source: its neighbors. On Thursday, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced that his state was teaming up with Nebraska to petition the Supreme Court to declare legal marijuana in Colorado "unconstitutional."    
19, Dec 2014 - Denver, CO "Pot Challenge": Okla., Neb. sue to stop Colorado marijuana law
Two states ask Supreme Court to turn back clock on Colorado's legalization of recreational pot
19, Dec 2014 - The States Sparring Over Legal Weed
Just weeks before the one-year anniversary of legal marijuana in Colorado, the state's status as breaker of the green ceiling is under assault from an unlikely source: its neighbors. On Thursday, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced that his state was teaming up with Nebraska to petition the Supreme Court to declare legal marijuana in Colorado "unconstitutional."    
19, Dec 2014 - Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in top US court
Nebraska and Oklahoma challenged neighboring Colorado's recreational marijuana laws in the US Supreme Court on Thursday amid complaints its pot was seeping across their borders, and Colorado vowed to defend its laws.
19, Dec 2014 - Neighboring States Sue Colorado to Shut Down Legal Weed Program
Nebraska and Oklahoma filed the first major court challenge to marijuana legalization on Thursday, saying that Colorado's state-regulated recreational pot program has created an increased law enforcement burden in neighboring states and asking the U.S. Supreme Court to shut it down.
19, Dec 2014 - Denver, CO Oklahoma, Nebraska sue Colorado over legalized marijuana
DENVER — The states of Oklahoma and Nebraska sued Colorado on Thursday, alleging that the Centennial State’s legalization of recreational pot violates the U.S. Constitution. “Colorado has created a system that legalizes, promotes and facilitates distribution of marijuana,” Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said in a media release. “The illegal products of this system are […]
19, Dec 2014 - Colorado man imprisoned in multimillion-dollar Verizon equipment theft
An Oklahoma federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a 59-year-old Colorado man to seven years in prison for stealing and then selling telecommunications equipment worth millions of dollars.
19, Dec 2014 - Denver, CO James Holmes' parents say son 'not a monster'
DENVER – The parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty. In a letter to The Denver Post published Friday, Robert and Arlene Holmes say they have always loved their son and do not want him to be executed.
19, Dec 2014 - Judge: Kings' Voynov can be tried on felony case
A Colorado man faces sentencing Monday in the killing of a Montana math teacher in a case that has emerged as a chilling example of the social changes accompanying an oil boom sweeping the Northern Plains.
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