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Teller County Court was inaugurated in 1904. The Court forms part of the Colorado Judicial Branch. The Fourth Judicial District Office also work in conjunction with the Teller County Court. The District Court judges hear civil cases in any amount, domestic relations, criminal, juvenile, probate, and mental health cases. Civil cases under $15,000 are handled by the County Court judges. Other services under the County Court judges are the following: Misdemeanors, traffic infractions, felony complaints (which may be sent to district court), restraining orders, and small claims. The Chief Judge assigns the Magistrates with the following judicial duties: criminal, civil, juvenile, domestic relations, probate, traffic and other judicial proceedings. The District Administrator Directs and provides for the administration of all aspects of a judicial district.

The Fourth Judicial District Office of Dispute Resolution is a court-associated alternative dispute resolution program providing experienced, quality services to parties engaged in litigation. Cases involving district civil, divorce, dependency and neglect (juvenile), child custody cases on are handled by the mediators and arbiters. Recently, the Office of Dispute Resolution has begun conducting mediations on probate cases and some criminal cases.

Contact information:

Teller County Courthouse
101 West Bennett Ave.
Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Phone 1: District Court Info: (719) 689-2543
Phone 2: County Court Info: (719) 689-2574
Fax: (719) 686-8000
E-mail: sheri.porter@judicial.state.co.us

The Fourth Judicial District Office of Dispute Resolution
270 South Tejon, Suite B23
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: 719-448-7777
Fax: 719-448-7685

The Center for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
320 South El Paso Street
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Phone 1: (719) 633-1462
Phone 2: Crisis Line: (719) 633-3819
Fax: (719) 632-2342




 



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