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If you are not represented by an attorney, please contact the District Court Clerk’s Office at (303) 606-2300 to be connected to your case Division.
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2nd Judicial District / Denver County

Unlike all other judicial districts in Colorado the Second Judicial District is not a combined court. Denver is comprised of four constitutionally separate courts; County Court, District Court, Probate Court and Juvenile Court. Denver Courts are located in both the City and County Building and the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse. The Denver District Court (civil and domestic matters), County Court (traffic and civil matters) and Probate Court are all located in the City and County Building. Denver Criminal Courts; District, County and all Juvenile Court matters, are located in the Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse.

District Court

The District Court handles the following types of cases: felony criminal, civil, and domestic relations; including dissolution of marriage and allocation of parental responsibilities. District Court also handles protection orders when issues arise between the parties in a dissolution of marriage (divorce) or allocation of parental responsibilities (custody) proceeding.

**WE DO NOT ACCEPT FILINGS BY FAX OR EMAIL**

County Court

The Civil Division of the County Court handles the following types of cases: evictions, name changes, replevins and foreign judgments, protection orders, and money suits in which the claim does NOT exceed $25,000.00.

County Court also handles traffic violations and some criminal cases (municipal ordinance violations, petty offenses, and misdemeanors).

 

Probate Court

The Denver Probate Court handles the following types of cases: all matters of probate, settlements of estates of deceased persons, appointment of guardians, conservators and administrators, and settlement of their accounts, and the adjudication of the mentally ill.

 

Juvenile Court

The Denver Juvenile Court handles the following types of cases: paternity, adoptions, child support, grandparent visitation, expungements, dependency and neglect, truancy, and delinquency cases. Litigants may also file to have custody issues addressed in the Juvenile Court if there is a pre-existing child support or paternity case.

Colorado Supreme Court & Court of Appeals

The Colorado Court of Appeals has initial jurisdiction, with exceptions, over appeals from the Colorado District Courts, Denver Probate Court, and Denver Juvenile Court. In addition, the Court of Appeals has specific appellate jurisdiction over decisions originating from a number of state administrative boards and agencies, including the Industrial Claim Appeals Office. Reviews of the Court of Appeals’ decisions are directed to the Colorado Supreme Court.

The Colorado Supreme Court & Court of Appeals are located at: 2 East 14th Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80203.

For more information about the Colorado Court of Appeals, please visit their website.

For more information about the Colorado Supreme Court, please visit their website.

Pro Se/Self-Help Center Information

If you have a family law case (DR case numbers) and don’t have an attorney; or would like to seal a criminal record and you don’t have an attorney, click here for more information.

If you need assistance filing out forms or deciding what forms are best for your situation, you may call or email to make a video or phone appointment with a Self-Help Litigant Coordinator. Click here to access a copy of our appointment flyer.

*For other case types, please click here to find the appropriate center to assist you.

 

Records Requests

To request documents from a case file click here.  Otherwise, documents from a Denver District Court Case may be obtained by going to the Records Department in person at 1437 Bannock Street, Room 38, Denver, CO 80202.

COURT REPORTER TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM

FTR TRANSCRIPT REQUEST FORM

 
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Information Regarding Related Cases
 



Picture of Denver City & County Bldg (Civil Matters)
Denver City & County Bldg (Civil Matters)
1437 Bannock Street
Room 256 (Clerk's Office) Room 431 (Jury)
Denver, CO 80202
Directions/Map

303-606-2300

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Picture of Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse (Criminal Matters)
Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse (Criminal Matters)
520 West Colfax Avenue
Room 135 (Clerk's Office), Room 100 (Jury)
Denver, CO 80204
Directions/Map

303-606-2300

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