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What types of matters are handled at the various Court levels?
Municipal Court

  • Traffic matters

  • Ordinance violations, including animal and code violations

  • Colorado point system

county Court


  • Misdemeanors and petty offenses (including DUI's)

  • Bail determinations

  • Preliminary hearings for felony cases

  • Civil cases under $15,000

  • Restraining orders/protection orders

  • Some traffic offenses

  • Domestic violence cases

  • Small claims court cases - parties appear before the magistrate

  • Controversies under $7,500

District Court


  • Civil cases over $15,000

  • Felony criminal matters

  • Domestic relations - dissolution of marriage, child custody, child support, etc

  • Probate

  • Mental health

  • Matters affecting boundaries or title to real property

  • Proceedings for issuance of injunctions

  • Juvenile matters: child welfare / abuse, dependency, truancy and adoptions

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1. If I missed my court date or I want to appear early for a court appearance when should I appear?
2. What is an arraignment?
3. What types of matters are handled at the various Court levels?
4. What are the types of payments accepted for payment of fines?
5. How do I perform on-line record searches?