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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20, Sep 2014 - Grand Junction, CO Murder suspect Michael Blagg remains in jail, for now
Michael Blagg no longer is a convicted murderer, but he remains behind bars in Mesa County for the time being as attorneys, a district judge and the Colorado Supreme Court weigh in on this unusual case.
20, Sep 2014 - Colorado teen pleads guilty to conspiring to assist Islamic State
A Colorado teenager pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to conspiring to assist Islamic insurgents in Syria. Shannon Conley of Arvada, Colo., is charged with one count of conspiracy to provide material support to the militant group known as the Islamic State or IS (also known as ISIS or ISIL). During a hearing at the US federal courthouse in Denver, she agreed to a plea deal that requires ...
20, Sep 2014 - Judge in Colorado theater shootings won't bar trial testimony from fingerprint experts
DENVER — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial has rejected a defense motion to bar testimony about fingerprint analysis at James Holmes' trial on murder and attempted murder charges.
20, Sep 2014 - Colorado woman set to plead guilty in terror case
DENVER — A 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who federal authorities say intended to wage jihad is expected to plead guilty to trying to help the Islamic State militant group in Syria. Court records show Shannon Conley is to enter the plea Wednesday in federal court. Authorities say she was arrested at the Denver airport in April as she boarded a flight she hoped would get her to Syria. Details ...
20, Sep 2014 - Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions
Faith leaders are asking Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life.
20, Sep 2014 - Colorado teen pleads guilty in plan to join ISIS
Shannon Maureen Conley's plan to join ISIS and serve as a nurse at a jihadist camp ended Wednesday with a guilty plea to a terror charge in a Colorado federal court.
20, Sep 2014 - Colorado teen pleads guilty in ISIS plot
Shannon Maureen Conley's plan to join ISIS and serve as a nurse at a jihadist camp ended Wednesday with a guilty plea to a terror charge in a Colorado federal court. Conley, 19, was arrested at Denver International Airport in April as she was about t...
20, Sep 2014 - El Paso, CO Defense: Ban TV camera from theater shooting trial
Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes asked the judge to bar television coverage inside the courtroom, saying it would violate Holmes' right to a fair trial.
20, Sep 2014 - Denver, CO Prisoner freed 90 years early appeals sentence
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado convict sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early says it was cruel and unusual punishment to put him back behind bars after he reformed his life.
20, Sep 2014 - Coloradan faces trial in Montana in 1999 death of his wife
BILLINGS, Mont. — A Colorado man charged with killing his wife 15 years ago has agreed to return to Montana to face trial amid indications that authorities had long harbored questions
20, Sep 2014 - CFTC Charges Colorado Company R2 Capital Group, LLC, and its owners, Ryan Tomazin, Ryan Madigan, Ra
Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that on August 15, 2014, Chief Judge Marcia S. Krieger, of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, issued a restraining Order freezing the assets of Defendants Ryan Tomazin of Stamford, Connecticut, Ryan Madigan of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Randell A. Vest of Fort Myers, Florida.
20, Sep 2014 - Theater shootings judge: Fingerprint testimony OK
DENVER (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial has rejected a defense motion to bar testimony about fingerprint analysis at James Holmes' trial on murder and attempted murder charges.
20, Sep 2014 - Pueblo, CO Prison dogs help Colorado's mentally ill inmates
Lazy Daisy is the star of a new animal-therapy program started for severely mentally ill inmates.
20, Sep 2014 - CU men's basketball: 5-star recruit visiting Buffs this weekend
On the court, the Colorado men's basketball team has made great strides in its ability to compete with national powers.
20, Sep 2014 - Pueblo, CO Prison dogs are tension-relievers for Colorado's mentally ill inmates
The mentally ill inmate has long been a recluse in his cell, refusing to utter a word to anyone or go anywhere near a therapy session.
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