Silt Municipal Court in Silt, Colorado

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Silt Municipal Court Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Silt Municipal Court, a Court, at North 7th Street, Silt CO.

Name
Silt Municipal Court
Address
231 North 7th Street
Silt, Colorado, 81652
Phone
970-876-2353
Fax
970-876-2937

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About the Silt Municipal Court

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

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

Silt Trial Court

Trial Courts in Silt, 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

Garfield 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 Garfield County Probate Courts and Garfield County Family Courts.

Silt Appellate Court

Silt Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Garfield 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 Garfield 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 Silt Municipal Court

You may contact the Silt Courthouse by calling the Silt Municipal Court non-emergency number 970-876-2353, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Silt Municipal Court, 231 North 7th Street, Silt, Colorado, 81652.