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


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

Division T WebEx Procedures


Notice Regarding COVID-19 (the “Novel Coronavirus”) and Court Operations:

Current as of May 04, 2021

In accordance with Chief Justice Order Regarding COVID-19 and Operation of State Courts, the 4th Judicial District will be operating on an emergency basis and only offering essential services ordered by the Chief Justice or Chief Judge. Link to complete order

Division T COVID-19 Order for Civil Cases Revised May 03, 2021

CDC Tenant Declaration 09-08-20



As a result of public health preparations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please refer to CJO 21-06 and accompanying list for instructions on how to contact the court.

Under Governor Polis’s Executive Order D 2021 095, issued May 2, 2021 , members of the public are required to wear masks in the courthouse.  Members of the public shall wear masks in the courthouse at all times, unless they fall under a medical exception provision or are directed otherwise by a judge in court.


For those proceedings that are authorized to occur in-person under CJO 21-06, each judicial officer shall have the discretion either to conduct the proceeding by phone or audio-visual device, or to require in-person attendance of the parties, counsel, and witnesses.  All other proceedings (i.e., not authorized to be in-person) must be conducted by phone or audio-visual device or rescheduled by the court.

If a judicial officer is conducting a proceeding by audio-visual device, such as Webex, or by telephone, such proceeding shall not be recorded in any way, in whole or in part, by any party to the case or any member of the public.  Furthermore, no person who is not a party on the court’s docket shall interrupt any courtroom proceedings.  This prohibition extends to anyone interrupting court proceedings in person, by audio-visual device (including any chat feature), or by telephone.  Violation of this order may result in a contempt citation and up to six months in jail.

To File:

  • All Court Filings


  • Jurors with a summons and instructions to report.

Parties to certain proceedings, to include attorneys, witnesses, victims, law enforcement and press:

  • Pursuant to CJO 21-06

If the aforementioned applies but you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have been in contact with someone exposed to COVID-19 in the last 14 days follow the instructions below:

  • Witnesses subpoenaed in a case, please contact the attorney or party issuing the subpoena to explain the circumstances and discuss the options available;

  • Jurors summoned to report for jury duty, please submit a postponement request as soon as possible and we will reschedule your jury service.



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

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

  • For cases or questions in El Paso County

    • Email or call (719) 452-5000

    • Or, contact the division assigned to your case directly by phone

  • For cases in Teller County

  • For Probationers - call your Probation Officer directly, email your Probation Officer at or call or email the Probation Department at 719-452-5900 or 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. 

  • Those with a collection or payment matter can call (719) 452-5303 and leave a message, and someone will call you back. 

Until further notice, the court requires all persons to wear masks and gloves(not required) in court and probation buildings. Persons may also bring small plastic containers of hand sanitizer into court and probation buildings.



Aviso sobre el COVID-19 (“nuevo coronavirus”) y la manera en que operarán los tribunales durante este tiempo:

Última actualización: 16 de marzo de 2020

De conformidad con la Orden del Juez Presidente referente al COVID-19 y el funcionamiento de los tribunales estatales, el 4.º Distrito Judicial operará en caso de emergencias y solo brindará aquellos servicios que sean imprescindibles según lo ordenado por el Juez de la Suprema Corte o el Juez Presidente de cada tribunal.

Haga clic en el enlace para leer la orden completa (en inglés)


Como resultado de los preparativos para fomentar la salud pública y evitar la propagación del COVID-19, ya no se están proporcionando al público la mayoría de los servicios que se proporcionan regularmente en los tribunales del condado de El Paso y del condado de Teller. Consulte la lista que aparece abajo con instrucciones sobre las maneras en que puede comunicarse con el tribunal.



Para presentar:

  • Peticiones para la emisión de órdenes civiles de protección temporales y audiencias para la emisión de órdenes de protección permanentes;

  • Peticiones para la emisión de órdenes temporales de protección en caso de riesgo extremo y audiencias para la emisión de la mismas.

  • Peticiones para el nombramiento de un tutor o curador especial en caso de emergencias;


  • Jurado con un citatorio judicial e instrucciones para presentarse a fin de cumplir las funciones de servicio de jurado.

Las partes en ciertos procedimientos judiciales, incluyendo abogados, testigos, víctimas, oficiales de agencias del orden público y la prensa;

  • Procedimientos judiciales penales que no se hayan aplazado anteriormente;

  • Notificaciones de derechos según la norma 5 del Código de Procedimientos Penales para las personas encarceladas y audiencias iniciales para fijar la fianza;

  • Audiencias de revocación por demandas presentadas para la revoción de la libertad condicional en relación a un acusado encarcelado;

  • Procedimientos judiciales necesarios para proteger los derechos constitucionales de aquellos acusados en causas penales incluyendo aquellos asuntos relacionados con fianzas y los acuerdos declaratorios para personas encarceladas;

  • Audiencias de detención para causas de delincuencia de menores;

  • Audiencias de tutela de menores en causas de maltrato y descuido u otros procedimientos judiciales en causas de menores;

  • Audiencias sobre pedimentos para limitar el tiempo con los hijos y la prevención de secuestro cometido por alguno de los padres; y

  • Procedimientos judiciales de emergencia en casos de salud mental.



For general questions, please call 719-689-7360

Teller County Combined Court Research Requests


Public E-Filing NOW AVAILABLE for Family Cases




Self-Represented Litigant Coordinator available to assist you in being as prepared for court as possible, so you can achieve the most efficient and fair outcome while representing yourself in court.                                                                                                        Walk-in hours:  Tuesdays 1 p.m. to 3: 30p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon; Limited Wednesday and Friday afternoons 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. - please call ahead Lori McLeod 719-689-6925 or



County Court Civil Case Management Order


Order to Seal Arrest and Criminal Records Pursuant to C.R.S. 24-72-702.5 (Simplified Process)

Motion for Extension of Time to Complete Terms of Probation/Deferred Sentence

Traffic Infraction Guilty Plea & Waiver of Rights

Agency Mailing List for Petition to Seal or Expunge Records


Domestic Relations Case Management Order (post-decree or post-final orders)

Domestic Relations Case Management Order (pre-decree or pre-final orders)



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Teller County Courthouse
101 W. Bennett Avenue
P.O. Box 997
Cripple Creek, CO 80813


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

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### The Teller County Collections Office will be open on Thursdays from 8:00am to 4:00pm Starting October 8, 2020 ###

Effective November 2, 2015, all Complaint/Motion for Civil Protection Order filed by 10:00 a.m. of the current business day will be heard same business day at 11:45 a.m.

Division 11 Setting Dates are Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8:30 AM. Call 719-689-6925 or 719-689-6926.

Division 11 Rule 120 Hearings are set at 8:30AM on Mondays only.



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