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Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Jefferson County & District Courts


  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; or
  3. You are experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or any other respiratory illness symptoms.


  • If any of these three criteria apply to you, please call the DIVISION assigned to your case to reschedule your court date or request to appear via remote technology.
  • For Probation appointments, please contact your Probation Officer.


Pursuant to CJO 2020-12, you may be removed from the courthouse if you are displaying any of the above symptoms.



  1. You will be required to wear a mask in the courtroom;
  2. You are required to maintain social distancing of at least six feet at all times;
  3. No more than ten persons may be in a courtroom, conference room, jury room, meeting room, etc. at any time;
  4. Entrance will be strictly limited to parties and attorneys only.


NOTICE of OPERATIONS Regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the 1st Judicial District.

Through July 5, 2020, the Jefferson County and Gilpin County Combined Courts will have LIMITED OPERATIONS-Refer to CJO 2020-12.

You may check if your case has been rescheduled online at   You may contact the assigned division directly to inquire about a continuance or email your question to Please include your name, date of birth, and as much case information as possible, including case number if known.

Only matters concerning public safety will be provided:

  • Petitions for temporary civil protection orders and permanent protection order hearings;

  • Petitions for temporary extreme risk protection orders and extreme risk protection order hearings;

  • In-custody Advisement hearings;

  • Revocation hearings on complaints to revoke probation involving incarcerated individuals;  

  • Bond hearings & plea agreements for incarcerated individuals;

  • Detention hearings for juvenile delinquency cases;

  • Temporary Protective Custody hearings in dependency and neglect cases or other juvenile proceedings;

  • Petitions for appointment of emergency guardian and/or special conservator;

  • Hearings on motions to restrict parenting time ;and

  • Emergency mental healthproceedings; and

  • Any other operation or matters that, in the discretion of the Chief Judge, are deemed necessary to prevent risk of imminent financial hardship or imminent risk to the health, safety or welfare of any individual or the community at large, which shall be determined by the Chief Judge on a case-by-case basis after consideration of the circumstances existing for a particular case.

Please call the Division your case is assigned to for further information.

For Jefferson County matters, please call 720-772-2500 if you have any questions.

For Gilpin County matters, please call 303-582-5522 if you have questions.

Additional information can be found on Jefferson or Gilpin County pages.


The First Judicial District includes Jefferson and Gilpin Counties. There are 33 Judicial Officers in the First Judicial District which includes 14 District Court Judges, 10 County Court Judges and 9 Magistrates. Jefferson County is the fourth most populous of the 64 counties in the State of Colorado.



To order transcripts from a court hearing in Jefferson County, please click here.

To order transcripts from a court hearing in Gilpin County, please click here.  If you are an attorney, the request should be e-filed via CCE.  If you are pro se in Gilpin County, the request should be emailed to



Se ofrecen servicios de interpretación. Favor de llamar al 720-772-2752 indicando su nobre, la fecha de su comparecencia, y su número de caso. Por corrreo electronico a

To request and interpreter please contact the Managing Court Interpreter, Francisco Picado.  Please call 720-772-2752 with your name, date of your appearance, and your case number.  You can also email the above information to





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Gilpin Combined Court
2960 Dory Hill Road
Suite 200
Black Hawk, CO 80422

303-582-3112 (fax)

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Jefferson Combined Court
100 Jefferson County Parkway
Golden, CO 80401


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  Chief Judge Orders and Directives (CJO)

(New orders with COVID-19)


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


  Court Resource Center

  Application for Court Appointed Counsel and Legal Services FY 2021

  Colorado CFI Requirements

Child and Family Investigators (CFIs)

If you are interested in serving as a CFI in the 1st Judicial District you must be included on the Statewide Eligibility Roster and you must have identified the 1st Judicial District for appointments. The 1st Judicial District does not require additional application materials.

Click the link below to learn about the 1st Judicial District’s Problem Solving Courts.



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