Last updated: September 30, 2013
Colorado Springs, it’s a beautiful mountainous community in Colorado. Sitting at the base of the infamous Pike’s Peak range, "The Springs" is the second most-populated city in the state. It’s known for many things -- The Rocky Mountains, the U.S. military presence, the Garden of Gods, the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, and being home to the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
If you are a Coloradan with a court case in El Paso County, you know there are several courthouses servicing the region. If you have a criminal, civil, family law, or probate case, it’s likely in one of the district, county, or municipal courts.
Here we’ve highlighted several key court systems you’ll most likely encounter: the El Paso County 4th Judicial District Courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado.
Divisions: Appeals (District Court), Criminal, Civil, Family law, and Probate
Parking: There are parking structures at 50 East Costilla Street and 255 S. Sahwatch Street, one block west of the courthouse. There is metered parking around the courthouse. Free parking for jurors is located at 310 South Cascade Street.
Note: El Paso County has one court location for most case types.
Parking: Parking is available in the garage at the corner of Nevada Avenue and Kiowa Street or at many metered parking spaces.
Note: The 4th Judicial District Court hears Municipal Court appeals.
Parking: Parking is available at several lots in the area. Consider taking public transportation.
Note: This location handles all federal cases. For questions regarding a criminal case, contact the U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado or the Federal Public Defender. If you’re filing for bankruptcy, click here for more information.