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Adams County Criminal & Court Records

  • 17th District Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The 17th District Court of Colorado welcomes you to search for public records. To locate and view records free of charge, visit the Adams County Public Records & Recorded Documents Search Page. To request copies of documents, download and complete a ‘copy request form’ and return it to our offices by mail or in person. Copies will cost $.25 per letter-sized page, $.25 per page for Marriage Licenses, $5 per page for plats, $1 for certification.

    1100 Judicial Center Dr

    Brighton, CO 80601
     303-659-1161
     303-654-3216  8AM-5PM
    Jurisdiction Felony, Civil Actions over $10,000, Probate, Domestic
    Notes District and County courts have combined but records are searched separately unless you ask the court to search both courts for no extra fee). Probate is in a separate index. Probate fax is same as main fax number.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1990, index books back to early 1900s
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, in person, online
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

  • County Court Click here to run on-site court house search

    The County Court office hears misdemeanor, civil actions, eviction, and small claims cases. Court records, with the exception of adoption, sealed, juvenile, mental health or expunged cases, can be found online, by mail, or in person. To locate files online, visit the Adams County Public Records & Recorded Documents Search Page. To request records by mail or in person download and return a ‘copy request form’ with the proper payment—a breakdown of fees is listed on the form.

    1100 Judicial Center Dr

    Brighton, CO 80601
     303-659-1161
     303-654-3216  8AM-5PM; Lunch hour- slow. File Rm open till 4PM
    Jurisdiction Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
    Notes The District and County courts have combined, but records are searched separately unless you specifically ask the court to search both courts for no add'l fee. Public use terminals are in development.
    • Criminal Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search, DOB
    • Years AvailableCriminal records computerized from 1/1990, index books back to 1965
    • Record Retrieval MethodsMail, in person, online
    • Civil Records
    • Required Informationname, years to search
    • Years Available Civil records on computer from 1984, prior on docket books/ microfiche.

Adams County Background Checks

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Adams County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk & Recorder

Adams County
PO Box 5012
Brighton, CO 80601
303-654-6020
303-654-6009 8AM-4:30PM
Record Availability All recorded documents are in one master index. Records indexed on a public use terminal back to 1960.

Courier Offices

450 S 4th Ave
Admin Bldg
Brighton, CO 80601

County Assessor

303-654-6038

Treasurer

303-654-6160

Elections

303-920-7850

Vital Records

303-654-6020

 
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