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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19, Feb 2015 - Colorado residents are 1st to file lawsuit asking federal government to block legal marijuana
DENVER - Colorado is facing first-of-its kind lawsuits from marijuana opponents who are asking a federal judge to order the new recreational industry to close.
18, Dec 2014 - Nebraska and Oklahoma file lawsuit challenging Colorado's decision to legalize marijuana
LINCOLN, Neb. - Nebraska and Oklahoma on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare Colorado's legalization of marijuana unconstitutional, saying the drug is being brought from Colorado into neighbouring states.
11, Nov 2014 - NEW INFORMATION: Judge sentences woman to 25 years in kidnapping
A federal judge has sentenced a Colorado woman who kidnapped her newborn nephew from a Wisconsin home and left him outside in freezing temperatures in Iowa to 25 years in prison.
25, Oct 2014 - Colorado Supreme Court rules PERA can cut cost-of-living increases
The Colorado Public Employee's Retirement Association has the authority to cut the cost-of-living increases that current retirees receive, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday.
12, Oct 2014 - Colorado Springs, CO Gay marriage now legal in Colorado
The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Tuesday. The news came after Colorado Attorney General John Suthers ordered all Colorado clerks to start issuing those licenses. Suthers said all of the state's 64 counties must issue the licenses to couples now that the Colorado Supreme Court has lifted previous orders against it.  Those orders ...
12, Oct 2014 - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia talks state, church during speech
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia discussed religion and government during a speech at Colorado Christian University on Wednesday. Scalia spoke to more than 400 people — including state officials and lawmakers — during a lunch to mark the university's 100-year anniversary.
12, Oct 2014 - Closed circuit camera granted for Holmes trial
A Colorado judge has authorized use of a closed circuit television camera during the movie theater shooting trial.
12, Oct 2014 - Ted Olson argues Citizens United case in Denver court
A conservative group's push to air a documentary aimed at Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Democrats met resistance in federal court Tuesday, as a judge pushed back against Citizens United's effort to avoid campaign disclosure laws.
12, Oct 2014 - Colorado Supreme Court clears county clerks to issue same-sex licenses
The Colorado Supreme Court has lifted injunctions against three county clerks allowing them to begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses on Tuesday.
12, Oct 2014 - Colorado Springs, CO Same-sex couples in El Paso County must wait to receive marriage licenses
The El Paso County Clerk and Recorder's Office isn't issuing marriage licenses until it receives an official notice from the Attorney General's Office. On Monday some Colorado counties, including Pueblo, began issuing marriage licenses, after the state Attorney General announced same-sex marriage will be legal in Colorado, when the 10th circuit court and lower court lift stay orders. The ...
12, Oct 2014 - Jury questionnaire in Colorado cinema massacre case finalized
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Prospective jurors in the upcoming murder trial of accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes will be asked to respond in writing to at least 75 questions, a court document made public on Tuesday showed. The disclosure was made in an order by Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour that finalized a sealed questionnaire that will be used to screen ...
12, Oct 2014 - Adams, CO New court documents raise questions about Colorado marijuana raids
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12, Oct 2014 - Some Colorado Clerks Waiting For Court Actions
Clerks in some of Colorado's largest counties are waiting for final court orders before issuing marriage licenses to gay couples.
12, Oct 2014 - Colorado's top court clears way for gay marriage in the state
DENVER (Reuters) - Colorado's attorney general told county clerks in the state to start issuing marriage licenses to gay couples on Tuesday after the Colorado Supreme Court lifted stays it had imposed in two related cases and cleared the way for same-sex nuptials. Two Colorado counties not bound by those stays already began issuing licenses on Monday, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court let stand ...
12, Oct 2014 - Boulder, CO Alison Powers aims for worlds TT
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