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Begining May 1st, 2024 The Chaffee County Courthouse will be closed from 12:00 p.m. -12:30 p.m. 

Please complete this short survey concerning your interactions

with the courts in the 11th Judicial District.

Doing so will help the courts improve services.





A.  General Information:

  • Please ensure that you are using the correct link. There is one for parties and their attorneys (see Section B) and one for non-parties (see Section C).
  • If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Court Clerk's Office
  • If you are a party to a court hearing or an attorney who has been directed by the court to participate remotely, please click this LINK to learn how to use WebEx before you call in for your proceeding.

B. For Parties to a Court Hearing and their Attorneys:

  • Click this icon to view the 11th Judicial District WebEx & Phone Conference Information:

  • Please Note: The icon above is solely for parties and their attorneys. If you are not a party, please do not attempt to observe proceedings via this link. Instead, use the icon shown below in the "For Non-Parties" section (i.e., Section C).

C.  For Non-Parties (Persons not directly involved with a specific court hearing but would like to observe court proceedings) :

  • Click on this icon for Public Livestreaming.

  • 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. You must conduct yourself in a manner consistent with solemnity, decorum, and dignity of the courtroom. If you engage in the prohibited recording of these proceedings or if you are disruptive during these proceedings, the court may: (1) mute you; (2) expel you from the meeting; and/or (3) subject you to contempt proceedings. For more information, please see Chief Justice Directive 23-02 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.
  • Parties to the proceeding who are appearing virtually for court: Please note that you will not be able to participate from the public livestreaming site. The 11th Judicial District WebEx information can be accessed above in the "For Parties and their Attorneys" section (i.e., Section B)



Information regarding our operating status, including services available remotely, will be posted on our website.

Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator: Assist self-represented litigants in the effective and efficient processing of court cases while educating self-represented litigants on court statutes, rules, policies and procedures within legal limitations to ensure that court cases are handled properly and expeditiously.

To contact the Chaffee County Self-Representated Litigant Coordinator, Lori Hale, call 719-539-2561 or email:  Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator
Family Court Facilitator:  Provides individual case management and coordination of family-related matters including domestic relations, domestic violence, dependency and neglect, and delinquency cases before the Colorado Judicial Department court.
To contact the Chaffee County Family Court Facilitator, Lori Hale, call 719-539-2561 or email:  Family Court Facilitator

If you have general questions regarding a case or matter, please use the contact information below.  For cases or questions:

Chaffee County


fax# 719-530-7017 or call 719-539-2561

Those with a collection or payment matter can call (719) 269-0100 ext 2205 and leave a message, and someone will call you back. Or payments can be made online.

  • For Probationers - Email your Probation Officer at or call Probation Department at:

    • Chaffee County 719-539-2855

When leaving a message, please indicate the level of urgency of your situation.  Due to a high volume of calls and emails, please allow 24 hours for a response before contacting us again. 

Court fines may also be paid on-line at Pay Now, using Mastercard, Visa or Discover cards.

Research Requests:  You may submit a request for research.  Research Request Form

Release of Information:  Per CJD 05-01 Addendum E, if an ROI is needed, please use this form to include with your research request and send form to

Transcript Requests:  Please fax, mail or submit in person the following form, for transcript requests in Chaffee County.  Transcript Form

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Chaffee Combined Court
142 Crestone Avenue
P.O. Box 279
Salida, CO 81201

719-530-7017 (fax)

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Special Announcements


Settings for all Case Types Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Civil Return Dates:

County Civil - Monday at 10:00 a.m.

District Court Rule 120 - Monday at 10:00 a.m.

Self Represented Filing Online for Pro Se Parties for all Domestic Relations type cases. 

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