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.
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
The Fourth Judicial District Office of Dispute Resolution
270 South Tejon, Suite B23
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
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