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  • A jury trial is taking place in the Rio Grande County District Court beginning on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. The jury trial is scheduled to be completed on Friday, September 29, 2023.
  • The jury trial will be live-streamed from the Rio Grande County Courthouse. To access the stream, please click this LINK.
  • To access the live stream, click on the “All Live Streams” drop-down arrow and select “Rio Grande.”

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Please be advised that the Collections Office is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

  • The phone number for the Collections Office is 719-589-7626

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 to observe criminal proceedings (see Section C).
  • If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Clerk of Court for the appropriate county. 
  • If you are a party or an attorney that 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 and their Attorneys:

  • Click this LINK to view the 12th Judicial District WebEx & Phone Conference Information.
  • Please Note: The link 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 link posted below in the "For Non-Parties Observing Criminal Proceedings" section (i.e., Section C).

C.  For Non-Parties Observing Criminal Proceedings:

  • Click this LINK for Public Livestreaming of criminal proceedings.
  • 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 probhitis 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 12th Judicial District WebEx information can be accessed above in the "For Parties and their Attorneys" section (i.e., Section B).

If you've received a jury summons and feel you meet the criteria for COVID-19 as per the attached form, please contact Lachelle Montaño, Jury Commissioner, for a postponement.  You can reach her at 719-589-7602 or click on the JURY tab and go to the postponement section.  You can also email her at

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Rio Grande Combined Court
925 6th Street
Room 204
Del Norte, CO 81132


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12th Judicial District Self Help Resources: The local self help resources have been moved to the "self help" tab on the left side of the 12th Judicial District webpage.

You can access those resources by clicking on this link


Click this LINK to access the Motion to Proceed Without Payment of Filing Fee


Click this LINK to access the Adult Application for Payment Plan


Click this LINK to access the Application for Public Defender, Court-Appointed Counsel, or Guardian Ad Litem


Self-help assistance now available for people representing themselves in certain types of non-criminal cases and issues.  For more information, contact Lisa Mizell at (719) 589-7621 or


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