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 El Paso County Combined Courts
719-452-5000

***August 3, 2020 through August 14, 2020***

Pursuant to Chief Judge Order 20-26, the El Paso County Courthouse is closed with limited access from Monday, August 3rd through Friday, August 14th.  The El Paso County Combined Courthouse be will be operating on emergency basis and will only be offering essential services.

Visitors to the El Paso County Combined Courthouse will only be permitted to enter for filing of the following documents:

  • To file a petition for temporary civil protection order and attend a protection order hearing
  • To file a petition for a temporary emergency risk protection order and attend an emergency risk protection order hearing
  • To file a petition for the appointment of an emergency guardianship and/or special conservator
  • To file a motion to restrict parenting time and/or parental abduction prevention
  • To file a petition for judicial bypass

Furthermore, parties to certain proceedings, to include attorneys, witnesses, victims, law enforcement, and press may appear for the following proceedings unless directed to appear by WebEx or phone:

  • Detention hearings for juvenile delinquency cases
  • Shelter hearings in dependency and neglect cases or other juvenile proceedings
  • Emergency mental health proceedings
  • And, any other matter as deemed necessary by the Chief Judge

If you were scheduled to appear in El Paso County Combined Court, please contact the division clerk for additional information about appearing by WebEx, phone, or rescheduling.  Click here for a list of divisions including contact information

For additional information call 719-452-5000

PRESIDING JUVENILE JUDGE ORDER 2020-08 - El Paso County Juvenile Court Operations Effective August 3, 2020 through August 14, 2020

 

Are you filing a new case?  Make an appointment today for the Clerk's Office by calling 719-452-5094.  Appointments are available to parties not represented by an attorney and to attorneys unable to e-file through Colorado Courts E-filing (CCE) system.  Please note this line is for appointments only.  For general questions, please call 719-452-5000.  

Información en español sobre el tribunal y avisos referentes al COVID-19 

COVID-19 (the “Novel Coronavirus”) - ORDERS

 

VIRTUAL COURTROOM INFORMATION

If your hearing is scheduled via WebEx, you may click on the Virtual Courtroom ICON for division specific information

For general questions call 719-452-5000 or email 04SelfHelp@judicial.state.co.us



Records Center Information

To request copies or a record search download

RECORDS REQUEST FORM 

Request may be submitted by

Fax:  (719) 452-5007

Email:  04ResearchRequest@judicial.state.co.us

Mail:  El Paso County Combined Court

270 S Tejon St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

 



El Paso County Self-Help Resources - brochure 

Family Court Facilitator's Office - room S116                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Walk-in hours for ALL self-represented parties in family matter cases.  Walk-in hours are as follows:  Monday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; Mon/Tues/Wed/Thur 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.                                         For general family matter questions (719) 452-5104

Rule 120 - deadline to file a response is 5 p.m. on a Friday and it must be filed between 21 and 35 days out from the date of filing in Division 22, W370.  Court reviews will be held the following Thursday.

County Court Civil Return Filing Calendar.

The Civil Pro Bono Project

Division Setting - Dates and Times.

For Mediation call 719-452-5005, or click here for further information.

Public Notices:  Service by Publication - Consolidated Notice of Pending Actions.

To order a transcript, download Transcript Request Form. Completed form(s) may be submitted by mail, fax 719-452-5010, email 04TranscriptRequest@judicial.state.co.us, or to the clerk's office, room S101.

PROTECTION ORDER request are accepted in the Clerk's Office, S101, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.



Dependency and Neglect Cases "District Plan"

Presiding Juvenile Judge Order 2015-1, RE: Naming of Foster Parent Intervenors

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El Paso County Judicial Building
270 S Tejon St
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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719-452-5000

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4th Judicial District Teller County

Special Announcements

Click for El Paso Courthouse Covid-19 Exposure Updates

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E-filing in domestic cases is now available for Non-Attorneys in both El Paso and Teller County Courts 

For additional information go to

https://www.courts.state.co.us/Administration/Unit.cfm?Unit=efilenoaty

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Notice Regarding COVID-19 and Jury Operations:

You should request a postponement at least 5 days prior to your reporting date (even if you were postponed previously) if you: have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and have not received a test confirming you are virus free, have been in direct contact with someone diagnosed w/COVID-19, traveled to a high risk area w/in past 14 days, are experiencing symptoms such as: fever, cough, shortness of breath or respiratory illness symptoms, are high-risk as defined by CDC, or have any other COVID concerns. Please do not come to the court to request a postponement in person. Mail request or go to:  https://www.courts.state.co.us/Jury/District/Index.cfm?District_ID=4

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Please be advised the Sahwatch St. parking garage is under construction.  It may appear that Sahwatch 

St. is closed, but the garage is accessible.   You may use the following information to find parking.

FOR JURORS:

  • El Paso County Parking Structures - $2.00 CASH ONLY WITH VALIDATION.  You must bring the parking stub in with you when you report for jury service for validation.  The County garages accept CASH ONLY!

         255 SOUTH SAHWATCH STREET (1 block west of the courthouse behind the Pikes Peak Center).  Place the pink shaded portion of the jury summons (located directly underneath the blue "IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ" section) on your dashboard. 

       Enter by turning south from Colorado Avenue onto Sahwatch Street.  It may appear that the road is closed, but the parking structure IS accessible. 

         50 EAST COSTILLA STREET (1 block south of the courthouse on the northwest corner of Vermijo and Costilla).  Place the pink shaded portion of the jury summons (located directly underneath the blue "IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ" section) on your dashboard. 

*** The best option for jurors that require Accessible Parking is the Colorado Springs Parking Garage.

FOR PUBLIC:

  • Metered street parking - 2-hour maximum. Enforced 9:00 am - 6:00 pm. . Distance from courthouse varies but is usually 1-2 blocks. Meters accept coins or credit cards.
  • Colorado Springs Parking Garage - 130 S. Nevada St. Enter from Nevada St. or Colorado Ave. One block from the courthouse — $ 1.00/hour.

 

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