Gilpin County Court

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Gilpin County Court Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Gilpin County Court, a Court, at Dory Hill Road, Black Hawk CO.

Gilpin County Court
2960 Dory Hill Road
Black Hawk, Colorado, 80422

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About the Gilpin County Court

The Gilpin County Court, located in Black Hawk, Colorado is a government institution where legal disputes are resolved in accordance with the law. In Black Hawk Criminal Courts, the government brings a case against a defendant who is accused of breaking the law. In Black Hawk 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:
  • Black Hawk court records
  • Case searches and legal documents
  • Appeals and appellate process
  • Black Hawk court dockets and calendars
  • Background checks
Black Hawk Court Records

The Gilpin County Court maintains records on a wide variety of public court records that are available upon request at the Gilpin County Courthouse. Interested parties may contact the Gilpin 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.

Black Hawk Trial Court

Trial Courts in Black Hawk, 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

Gilpin 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 Gilpin County Probate Courts and Gilpin County Family Courts.

Black Hawk Appellate Court

Black Hawk Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Gilpin 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 Gilpin 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 Gilpin County Court

You may contact the Black Hawk Courthouse by calling the Gilpin County Court non-emergency number 303-582-5522, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Gilpin County Court, 2960 Dory Hill Road, Black Hawk, Colorado, 80422.