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Covid Protocol:

Effective March 14, 2022, COVID protocol is as follows:

1. Face Coverings are optional

2.  Anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the last 5 days are prohibited from entering the Huerfano County Combined Courts building or the Las Animas County Combined Court facility including the Courtroom, the Clerk’s office, the probation department and judge’s chambers

3. All persons are to maintain 3 feet of social distancing.

If you have any questions please direct them to Mr. Bob Kreiman, Court Executive at 719 846-3316.

B. Court Operations and Authorization for Remote Proceedings

  1. The 3rd Judicial District Courts and Probation continues to remain open, Monday through Friday, 8 AM t0 12 noon and 1 PM – 4 PM. with full staff capabilities.

  2. All courtrooms have been conducting court hearings through a hybrid of WebEx and in person hearings. At this time cases per Criminal procedure Rule Crim.P. 43 (f) may be held by WebEx in the discretion of the judicial officer. Cases to be held by WebEx with permission of attorney and/or defendant may be held via WebEx on request of counsel or parties and with permission of the Court.


Juvenile Detentions

Chief Judge Order 20-08 - Regarding Juvenile Detentions during COVID-19 Operations


Victim Assistance
For Victim Assistance, Useful Public Service questions or if you are unable to reach your probation officer please contact probation reception in your location to reschedule your appointment at:

  • Walsenburg -  (719) 793-7117
  • Trinidad -   (719) 497-8268 


Family Court Facilitator:

Please contact Kerry Gabrielson at or (719) 793-7118
Please contact Kerry Gabrielson at or (719) 497-8246 

Self-Help Center

• General Legal information
• Assistance with court-forms
• Questions about getting ready for a virtual WebEx hearing
• Preparing for a hearing

We are available to assist self-represented litigants via email, telephone, video conference,  if needed in-person.
 Please contact:
Huerfano County:    Michelle Kendall   (719) 793-7113

Las Animas County:  Michelle Kendall (719)-497-8252 

Court Filings:

Starting July 1st email filings will no longer be accepted.

Filings can be done in-person or via regular mail:

Huerfano County Combined Courts
200 W. 5th St
Suite 141
Walsenburg CO 81089

Huerfano County Probation Department
200 W. 5th St
Suite 121
Walsenburg CO 81089

Las Animas County
200 E. 1st St.
Room 304
Trinidad CO 81082


The following sources should be frequently consulted to determine the most current information. If you have symptoms and think you have been exposed, call a health care provider.

  • Las Animas & Huerfano County Health Department:
    • If you have general questions about COVID-19, you can call CO HELP at 303-389-1687 or 1-877-462-2911. You can also email for answers in English and Spanish (Español), Mandarin (???), and more.


Transcripts and Audio Recording Requests


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Huerfano County Judicial Center
200 West 5th Street
Suite 141
Walsenburg, CO 81089

719-738-5717 (fax)

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Las Animas County Courthouse
200 E. 1st St.
Room 304
Trinidad, CO 81082

719-497-8267 (fax)

View hours and other information
County Courts
Huerfano County Las Animas County

Special Announcements

Administrative order 22-09 Complaints against a Judicial Officer

SELF-HELP Information



New Courthouse in Walsenburg, Huerfano County.


History of the 3rd Judicial District

Historical County List


Huerfano County Court Civil Return Dates are held on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.

Las Animas County Court Civil Return Dates are held on Monday thru Friday at 10:30 a.m.


Please note that both Las Animas County & Huerfano County do NOT accept fax filings.


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