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Per Chief Justice Order from

March 16, 2020

Notice Regarding COVID-19 and 11th Judicial District Court Operations


As a result of public health preparations to prevent the spread of COVID-19, most services at all 11th Judicial courthouses (Chaffee, Custer, Fremont & Park Counties) are closed for regular business. Please refer to the accompanying list for instructions on how to contact the court.  (Clerk’s offices will only be open between the hours of 8am-1pm M-F.)


To File:

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

  • Petitions for temporary emergency risk protection orders and hearings on emergency risk protection orders.

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


  • Jurors with a summons and instructions to report.

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

  • Criminal proceedings that have not previously been continued;

  • Crim.P.Rule 5 advisement for incarcerated persons and the initial setting of bail;

  • Revocation hearings on complaints to revoke probation involving an incarcerated defendant;

  • Proceedings necessary to protect the constitutional rights of criminal defendants including bond-related matters and plea agreements for incarcerated individuals;

  • Detention hearings for juvenile delinquency cases;

  • Shelter hearings in dependency and neglect cases or other juvenile proceedings;

  • Hearings on motions to restrict parenting time and parental abduction prevention; and

  • Emergency mental health proceedings.

Until further notice, the court will permit persons to wear surgical masks and gloves in court and probation buildings if they so desire. Persons may also bring small plastic containers of hand sanitizer into court and probation buildings.

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.


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

Chaffee County


fax# 719-539-6281 or call 719-539-2561

Custer County


fax# 719-783-2995 or call 719-783-2274

Fremont County


fax# 719-204-2275 or call 719-269-0100

Park County


fax# 719-836-2892 or call 719-836-2940

  • Those with a collection or payment matter can call (719) 269-0100 ext 2205 and leave a message, and someone will call you back. Or payments can be made online.

  • For Probationers - call your Probation Officer directly, email your Probation Officer at or call Probation Department at:

    • Chaffee County 719-539-2855

    • Custer County 719-269-0155

    • Fremont County 719-269-0155

    • Park County- 719-836-2294 (Fairplay)303-816-5981 (Bailey)

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. 

Beginning Monday, April 18th, 2016, the 11th Judicial District will be participating in Mandatory Criminal E-filing for all non pro-se partiesCJD 16-03

Introducing Self Represented Litigant Coordinators - SRLC  These positions offer assistance, "to achieve fair and efficient resolution of cases, and to minimize the delays and inefficient use of court resources that may result from use of the court system by litigants who are not represented by lawyers." -Chief Justice Directive 13-01

Administrative Record Information and Requests  There is a $.25 per page printed copy fee for all printed court documents made from the Judicial case management system.  There is a $.75 per page copy fee for a photographic copy of of any document on file with the court (not accessible from the Judicial case management system.)

Parenting Education: If you are involved in a domestic relations case, you may be expected to participate in parenting education. You may find on-line classes here:

Chief Judge Directives:  These are local orders of Court for the 11th Judicial District. 

Picture of Chaffee Combined Court
Chaffee Combined Court
142 Crestone Avenue
P.O. Box 279
Salida, CO 81201

719-539-6281 (fax)

View hours and other information

Picture of Custer Combined Court
Custer Combined Court
205 S. 6th St.
PO Box 60
Westcliffe, CO 81252

719-783-2995 (fax)

View hours and other information

Picture of Fremont Combined Court
Fremont Combined Court
136 Justice Center Rd
Canon City, CO 81212

719-204-2275 (fax)

View hours and other information

Picture of Park Combined Court
Park Combined Court
300 Fourth St.
P.O. Box 190
Fairplay, CO 80440

719-836-2892 (fax)

View hours and other information
County Courts
Chaffee County Custer County Fremont County Park County

Special Announcements

These Chief Judge Directives contain information on court process during the COVID19 Pandemic

Chief Judge Directive 20-01

Chief Judge Directive 20-02

Chief Judge Directive 20-03

Chief Judge Directive 20-04

Chief Judge Directive 20-05

Chief Judge Directive 20-06

Chief Judge Directive 20-07




County Civil - Monday at 10:00 a.m.

District Court Rule 120: Monday at 10:00 a.m.


County Court -Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.

District Court Rule 120: Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.


County Court - Monday at 9:00 a.m.

District Court Rule 120:  Any day at 8:30 a.m.


County Court Civil -  Monday at 10:00 a.m.

District Court Rule 120: Monday at 10:00 a.m.

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