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Effective August 2, 2021 and as directed by local public health officials, all persons entering the courthouse are required to wear facial coverings. 

CJO 2021-07

Jeffco Public Health Order 21-004 

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Notice Regarding COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) and Court Operations:

The courts and probation department provide important and essential services to the public and we will fully endeavor to maintain normal operations. Below are measures being implemented to address public concern surrounding COVID-19.


Social Distancing.  Social distancing shall be maintained with respect to all in-person activities within the courthouses.

Parties shall avoid bringing additional persons to the courthouse.


  • you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 (“Novel Coronavirus”) and you have not received a subsequent test confirming that you are currently virus-free;
  • you have been in direct contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the past fourteen days;

  • you are experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or any other respiratory illness symptoms;
  •  Hand-sanitizer is available in the courthouse.


  • The public may enter the main Clerk of Court office Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Clerk of Court Office closes at 2:30 p.m. on the last Friday of each month.

The public may utilize the alternatives below rather than traveling to court:

  • Mail pleadings via U.S. Mail to 100 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80401
  • Leave pleadings in an envelope in the Clerk of Court drop box located in the courthouse Atrium.

Traffic/Criminal Matters:  Beginning June 1, 2020, arraignments will continue as scheduled in the duty and traffic divisions.  The times of the arraignments will be staggered in intervals to limit the traffic in the courthouse.

You may verify your appearance date online at


Records and Research:  

EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021:  The Records counter will be offering in-person services Monday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On the last Friday of the month, they will be open from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Customers appearing outside of this timeframe must either come back between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m., fill out a records research request form and drop it in the basket located at the Records window, or submit a request via mail or email.  

Court Resource Center:  The Court Resource Center will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Court Resource Center closes at 2:00 p.m. on the last Friday of each month.      

The public may utilize the alternatives listed below wherever possible rather than travel to court:

PROBATION DEPARTMENT: Probation clients will be supervised in a modified manner as directed by the Chief Probation Officer; probationers should contact their Probation Officers directly by phone or e-mail.


The First Judicial District includes Jefferson and Gilpin Counties. There are 34 Judicial Officers in the First Judicial District which includes 14 District Court Judges, 10 County Court Judges and 10 Magistrates. Jefferson County is the fourth most populous of the 64 counties in the State of Colorado.




Se ofrecen servicios de interpretación. Favor de llamar al 720-772-2752 indicando su nobre, la fecha de su comparecencia, y su número de caso. Por corrreo electronico a

To request an interpreter please contact the Managing Court Interpreter, Francisco Picado.  Please call 720-772-2752 with your name, date of your appearance, and your case number or send an email providing the above information to


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Jefferson Combined Court
100 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401


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Virtual Courtroom Information:  If your hearing is scheduled via WebEx, you may click on the Virtual Courtroom ICON for division specific information. 


NEW:  Would you like to receive a text message reminding you of an upcoming court date?  Check out the Court Text Reminder Program!


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Image result for pilot project                   Jefferson County is participating in the Plain Language Family Law Pilot Project.   

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  Colorado CFI Requirements

Child and Family Investigators (CFIs)

If you are interested in serving as a CFI in the 1st Judicial District you must be included on the Statewide Eligibility Roster and you must have identified the 1st Judicial District for appointments. The 1st Judicial District does not require additional application materials.


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