Court Information

Court Information


Court Information - La Plata County falls within the Sixth Judicial District.

County Court (970-247-2304) handles civil cases under $10,000, evictions, small claims, traffic citations, restraining orders, name changes and misdemeanor criminal cases.

District Court (970-247-2304) handles adoptions, divorce, child support/custody, felony criminal cases, probate, juvenile cases and adjudication of water-related claims.

Durango Municipal Court (970-375-5020) is an office of the City of Durango, and handles only municipal offenses, including parking and certain traffic violations within city limits.

Adult District Court (970-247-2304)  handles criminal cases involving felony offenses committed in La Plata County. Felony cases include offenses such as homicides, sexual assaults, robberies, identy theft and drug offenses. there are six classes of felony offenses in Colorado. Class 1 felony offenses are the most serious and Class 6 are the least serious.

Juvenile District Court Division handles the prosecution of offenders who are under the age of 18 who have been charged with committing a misdemeanor or felony offense.

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