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Court Operations during Covid-19 (updated 3-5-22)


As a result of public health precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many matters are being held by remote means (either via WebEx or phone). However our First Appearance Center (FAC), is back to in person as of 6-1-2021. Please see the information below for instructions on how to contact the court.

Please do not come to court if:

1) you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 (“Novel Coronavirus”) and you have not received a subsequent test confirming that you are currently virus-free; (2) you have been in direct contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the past fourteen days and you are not fully vaccinated; (3) you are experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, recent loss of smell or taste or any other respiratory illness symptoms.

Link to complete Chief Judge Order regarding the 18th Judicial District

Link to Chief Judge Order Regarding Facial Coverings in the 18th Judicial District 

Link to Chief Judge Order Regarding Jury Trials in the 18th Judicial District


How are you expected to appear?? In Person, By phone or WebEx?

Check first with your attorney if you have one.


Check online to see when you case is set by clicking this link:     

Please select the County below to find the link to the courtroom you are scheduled to appear in.

Virtual Hearing Best Practices for a Public Participant, click here.

*PLEASE NOTE:  We are receiving a high volume of calls! If you have to call, please have your case number available before you make a call. **   

Click on the courthouse where your case is scheduled for instructions on how to contact the court.






For Collections email:

Please call to reschedule appointments with the probation department.                                                                               



Douglas, along with Arapahoe County, were the two original Counties that made up the Eighteenth Judicial District in 1964. Elbert was added 20 days later, and then in 1969 Lincoln County was added to the District.

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Douglas County Courthouse
4000 Justice Way Ste. 2009
Castle Rock, CO 80109


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Special Announcements

Douglas County Court Clerk's Office will be open from 7:30am-4:30pm M-F, except on State Holidays.


Have an Outstanding Warrant? You may be eligible for Second Chances Day, click here for information.


Weekend Bond Hearings Starting 1/16/2022

Saturdays Only at 2pm

CLICK HERE to access the Virtual Courtroom. 


Please click the Icon below to access Douglas County Combined Court's Virtual Courtrooms


Public Defender Application, please click the link below.


Information for Money Cases & Small Claims

If you want to file an Answer, you do not need to come to court.

Please click here for more information.





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