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The following applies to both Gilpin County &

Jefferson County Combined Courts

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LIVE STREAMPlease use this link to WATCH COURT ONLY. The Judge will not be able to see or hear you. This will not count as your Court appearance. If you enter this link when you are supposed to be in Court, this may result in a failure to appear with a warrant for your arrest.                        
VIRTUAL COURT PARTICIPANTSPlease use this link to participate as a party, victim, or witness.  This will allow the Judge to see and hear you.                                                   

Warning: Do not record or reproduce the court proceedings. Any recording of these proceedings—including any audio recording, visual recording, screen capture, or photograph—without the express prior written authorization of the court is prohibited and may subject you to contempt proceedings, including a fine, jail, or both. For more information, please see Chief Justice Directive 23-02, 23-03 and C.R.S. § 13-1-132.

Witnesses who are set to testify: If there is a sequestration order that prohibits you from watching these proceedings, disconnect immediately and let the court know if you watched or heard any of the proceedings.



  • The public may enter the main Clerk of Court office Monday – Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and on Fridays between 7:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. 

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:  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


County Court Civil Information:

Records and Research:  

The Records Counter will be reopening to the public on Monday, May 6, 2024 with the following hours:

Monday - Thursday: 12:00 pm to 4:00 p.m.

Friday: Closed

Records may also be requested via:

Court Resource Center:  The Court Resource Center will be open to the public Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.     

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

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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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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