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2020-05 05/13/2020 Order Authorizing the Temporary Waiver of Certain FY20 Probation Standards Due to Public Health Concerns Related to COVID-19
2020-04 03/30/2020 Order RE: Authorization for Water Rights Applicants to use Verified Signatures (via this form) in Water Division 3 through April 30, 2020
2020-03 05/11/2020 Order RE COVID-19 - Addressing Matters set Through July 5, 2020
2020-02 03/16/2020 Order Authorizing Release of Juror for Health Reasons
2020-01 01/10/2020 Order: Civility in the Courts of the 12th Judicial District
19-01 01/01/20 Order: Process for Extreme Risk Protection Orders
18-03 11/18/18 Order: Concerning the E-filing Documents Presented to the Court for In Camera Review
18-02 06/29/18 Order: Authorizing the Reuse of Jurors in Costilla County


04/17/18 Order: Alamosa School District to Provide Educational Services to Juveniles Detained at Rite of Passage - Sage Youth Center (Repealed 1/14/2020; the Sage Youth Center is closed)
17-02 04/16/18 Order: Safeguarding, Retention and Disposal of Physical/Tangible Exhibits and Demonstrative Evidence
17-01 01/31/17 Order: Mandatory E-filing
16-07 10/04/16 Order: Youthtrack is Authorized To Transport Detained Youth In Certain Circumstances (Repealed 1/14/2020; the Sage Youth Center is closed)
16-06 08/18/16 Order re: Process when a Courthouse or A Probation Office must be Closed on an Emergency basis.
16-05 01/31/17 Order: Mandatory E-Filing in Criminal, Traffic, Misdemeanor and Juvenile Delinquency Cases (Superseded by CJAO 17-01)
16-04 03/03/16 Order RE: The Use of Detention in Truancy Cases and Adopting a Truancy Protocol
16-03 02/02/16 Delegation of Administrative Authority to the Chief Probation Officer
16-02 02/02/16 Delegation of Administrative Authority to the District Administrator
16-01 02/02/16 Delegation of Custodial Authority Over Administrative Records
15-04 12/17/15 Order Appointing SB94 Screeners
15-03 08/03/15 Order Entry of Protection Orders In All Adult title 18 Cases and All Juvenile Delinquency Cases
15-02 06/23/15 Order Public Access to Exhibits Offered or Admitted During Trials and Hearings
15-01 04/09/15 Order Use of Physical Restraints on Juvenile Defendants
14-03 01/31/17 Order Concerning the Electronic Filing of Exhibits (Superseded by CJAO 17-01)
14-02 01/14/2020 Order Appointing Acting District and County Judges
14-01 01/28/14 Order Appointing Acting District Judge for Certain Cases Involving Juveniles (Repealed 1/14/2020)
13-03 08/01/13 Order Regarding Firearms and Other Deadly Weapons 
13-02 01/13/2020 Order Regarding On-Call Judge and Electronic Warrants
13-01 06/03/13 Order Adopting a Workplace Dress Code
12-05 12/20/12 Order Regarding Appointment of Judicial Assistants & Authority in All Counties of District
12-04 10/30/18 Order Regarding Elections Coverage
12-03 06/26/12 Order Prohibiting Smoking at the Alamosa County Courthouse Facility
12-01 09/08/16 Order Appointing County Judge Acting District Judge for All Domestic Relations Cases
11-05 11/07/16 Order for Case Management for Probate Matters for the Twelfth Judicial District
11-04 09/09/11 Order Regarding Court Work Hours
11-03 02/03/17 Pretrial Services Community Advisory Board
11-02 05/17/11 Use of Freelance Reporters in Civil Cases
10-01 08/16/10 Regarding Cell Phones and PDAs in Courtrooms and for Jurors
09-03 10/21/09 Service by E-Mail in Dependency and Neglect Cases
09-02 04/10/09 Cash Bonds Posted by Defendant May Be Applied to Outstanding Fine & Costs (Repealed by SB 19-191, Section 2, as codified at 16-4-111(1)(b)(I))
09-01 04/10/09 Tickets Not Filed Timely
07-03 01/31/17 Mandatory E-Filing Domestic Relations Cases (Superseded by CJAO 17-01)
07-02 08/20/07 Delegation of Authority to Jury Commissioner to Reschedule and Excuse Jurors
07-01 03/05/2020 Concerning the Drug Offender Treatment Board
06-04 12/04/06 Concerning Unsupervised Probation in Victims' Rights Cases
06-03 01/31/17 Mandatory E-Filing of Civil Money and FED Cases in County Courts (Superseded by CJAO 17-01)
06-02 08/31/06 Regarding the Management of the Juvenile Detention Population
06-01 11/1/18 Regarding Dependency & Neglect Procedure
05-06 12/31/19 Access to Recordings of Court Proceedings
05-05 01/31/17 Prohibited Public Access to Court Documents & Materials Regarding All Probate Matters - Repealed 10-5-16
05-03 01/10/2020 Appointment of Probate Registrars
05-02 01/31/17 Mandatory E-Filing Water Division 3 (Superseded by CJAO 17-01)
05-01 01/31/17 Mandatory E-Filing District Court Probate Cases (Superseded by CJAO 17-01)
04-01 01/31/17 Order: Mandatory E-Filing District Court Civil Cases (Superseded by CJAO 17-01)
04-02 02/08/11 Case Type Reporting Priority
03-09 01/09/17 Use of Electronic Recording Devices
03-08 11/17/03 Appointment of District Court Magistrate (Superseded by CJAO 12-01)
03-07 09/01/03 Jury Commissioner
03-06 08/27/03 Fax Filings
03-02 06/20/02 Granting of An Attorney Withdrawal
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