South Fork Municipal Court in South Fork, Colorado

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South Fork Municipal Court Details

Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for South Fork Municipal Court, a Court, at Silver Thread Lane, South Fork CO.

South Fork Municipal Court
100 Silver Thread Lane
South Fork, Colorado, 81154

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About the South Fork Municipal Court

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

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South Fork Court Records

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

South Fork Trial Court

Trial Courts in South Fork, 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

Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande County Probate Courts and Rio Grande County Family Courts.

South Fork Appellate Court

South Fork Appellate Courts hear appeals of decisions reached at Trial Courts in Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande 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 South Fork Municipal Court

You may contact the South Fork Courthouse by calling the South Fork Municipal Court non-emergency number 719-873-0152, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: South Fork Municipal Court, 100 Silver Thread Lane, South Fork, Colorado, 81154.