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The following applies to both Gilpin County &

Jefferson County Combined Courts

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The 1st Judicial District (Jefferson and Gilpin Counties) have resumed full operations and are open to the public. 

Masks or face coverings are voluntary.

Judicial Officers have the discretion to determine whether hearings will occur in person or remotely. 

You may confirm your court date at:



  • 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


Records and Research:  

The Records counter will be offering in-person services Monday through Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Records counter is closed on Friday.  Customers appearing outside of this timeframe must either come back between 12:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday, 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 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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Special Announcements



Weekend Bond Hearings


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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(New COVID-19 orders as of  02/28/2022)


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Have questions?            Need Help?     

Please contact us at the Court Resource Center .  You can also take a virtual tour of the courthouse to get further assistance.                 



  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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