Adams County Court

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Adams County Court Details

Address and Phone Number for Adams County Court, a Court, at Judicial Center Drive, Brighton CO.

Adams County Court
1100 Judicial Center Drive
Brighton, Colorado, 80601

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About the Adams County Court

The Adams County Court, located in Brighton, Colorado is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Brighton Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Brighton Civil Courts, the Court settles disputes between citizens that they are unable to resolve on their own.

You may contact the Court for questions about:
  • Brighton court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Brighton court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Brighton Court Records

The Adams County Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Adams County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Adams County Court and request copies of records which may include case documents, court decisions, court records, court dockets and calendars, criminal records and background checks.

About the United States Court System

The Court system in the United States is made up of a Federal Court system and fifty state Court systems. In each system, there are two general types of Courts: Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

Brighton Trial Court

Trial Courts in Brighton, CO hear cases for the first time. In a Trial Court, both sides of the dispute present evidence to support their version of events, and a jury is usually called on to decide the case. One judge presides over the case in a Trial Court.

Limited Jurisdiction Court

Adams County Courts of limited jurisdiction may be limited to hearing only cases involving misdemeanors, small claims, or traffic and other minor violations in Colorado. Courts of limited jurisdiction may also only hear cases on specific subject matter, such as Adams County Probate Courts and Adams County Family Courts.

Brighton Appellate Court

Brighton Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Adams County. No new evidence is presented in Appellate Court. A judge or panel of judges decides the appeal rather than a jury.

Federal Courts in Colorado

In the Federal Court system, District Courts serve as the Trial Courts. In the state Court systems, Trial Courts are further grouped into Courts of general jurisdiction and Courts of limited jurisdiction. Courts of general jurisdiction are Courts that can hear cases of any kind, including felonies. The names for Courts of general jurisdiction vary but are referred to as Superior Courts or District Courts and may be organized to hear cases within certain geographic areas, such as Adams County.

The Appellate Courts in the Federal Court system consist of twelve Circuit Courts that are organized regionally and the U.S. Supreme Court, which is the highest Court in the country. Appellate Courts at the Colorado state level mirror the Federal structure, with one or more Appellate Courts and a Colorado Supreme Court.

Contact the Adams County Court

You may contact the Brighton Courthouse by calling the Adams County Court non-emergency number 303-659-1161, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Adams County Court, 1100 Judicial Center Drive, Brighton, Colorado, 80601.