Colorado District Courts
The state of Colorado is divided into 22 judicial districts. District boundaries generally are aligned with county borders, however, most districts are comprised of multiple counties; only four counties are their own judicial district (Pueblo County, the 10th; Weld County, the 19th; Boulder County, the 20th; and Mesa County, the 21st district).
District judges serve six-year terms.
District courts handle felony criminal matters, civil claims in any amount, juvenile matters (including adoption, dependency and neglect matters, juvenile delinquency, and paternity actions), probate, mental health, divorce proceedings and water cases. Denver is the only district in Colorado that has separate probate and juvenile courts.
Information on specific judicial districts is available by using the links below.
|District||County or Counties|
|First Judicial District||Gilpin County, Jefferson County|
|Second Judicial District||Denver County, Denver Juvenile Court, Denver Probate Court|
|Third Judicial District||Huerfano County, Las Animas County|
|Fourth Judicial District||El Paso County, Teller County|
|Fifth Judicial District||Clear Creek County, Eagle County, Lake County, Summit County|
|Sixth Judicial District||Archuleta County, La Plata County, San Juan County|
|Seventh Judicial District||Delta County, Gunnison County, Hinsdale County, Montrose County, Ouray County, San Miguel County|
|Eighth Judicial District||Jackson County, Larimer County|
|Ninth Judicial District||Garfield County, Rio Blanco County, Pitkin County|
|Tenth Judicial District||Pueblo County|
|Eleventh Judicial District||Chaffee County, Custer County, Fremont County, Park County|
|Twelfth Judicial District||Alamosa County, Conejos County, Costilla County, Mineral County, Rio Grande County, Saguache County|
|Thirteenth Judicial District||Kit Carson County, Logan County, Morgan County, Phillips County, Sedgwick County, Washington County, Yuma County|
|Fourteenth Judicial District||Grand County, Moffat County, Routt County|
|Fifteenth Judicial District||Baca County, Cheyenne County, Kiowa County, Prowers County|
|Sixteenth Judicial District||Bent County, Crowley County, Otero County|
|Seventeenth Judicial District||Adams County, Broomfield County|
|Eighteenth Judicial District||Arapahoe County, Douglas County, Elbert County, Lincoln County|
|Nineteenth Judicial District||Weld County|
|Twentieth Judicial District||Boulder County|
|Twenty-First Judicial District||Mesa County|
|Twenty-Second Judicial District||Dolores County, Montezuma County|