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Colorado Districts

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 6 year terms.[1]

Jurisdiction

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.[2]

Judicial districts

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

See also

External links

References

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