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All appearances are now being held in person at the Westminster Municipal Court unless one of the following exceptions applies:

1. All traffic cases scheduled for their first appearance on Wednesday mornings at 7:30 a.m. or 8:30 a.m. will remain virtual until further notice. All other traffic cases will be in person unless otherwise ordered by the Court. Please check the Municipal Court website before your scheduled traffic hearing or contact the Court Clerk with any questions;

2. You requested a virtual hearing and the Court granted your request. For information on how to request a remote hearing and instructions on how to access the Court's remote system click here. If you file a virtual hearing request with the Court, please detail the specific reason for your request. You must watch the rights advisal video below before your remote hearing.

3. This website is updated and reflects different information.


Additional Important Information:

  • All attorney-client consultations and plea negotiations are expected to occur before your hearing date and time. If additional time is needed, you may request a continuance for another court date. The Court will consider continuances on a case-by-case basis.

  • Please check this website prior to your appearance for any updates. If you have any questions about whether you need to appear in person, you may also contact the court clerk at 303-658-2250.  

  • All parties must watch the below rights advisal video.

View the Rights Advisal video

 

 

Warrant Surrenders:

 

If you have an active warrant on your case, or are unsure of the status of your case, you may contact the Court Clerk at 303-658-2250 for more information.

 

Interim Presiding Judge: Jason Lantagne

Our mission is to administer equitable, fair, and impartial justice in a timely and courteous manner; protect fundamental rights; promote public safety; and facilitate community reparation through SPIRIT.

The Municipal Court handles violations of the Westminster Municipal Code and the Colorado Model Traffic Code for both juveniles and adults.  Cases commence with a Summons, Affidavit in support of a Warrantless Arrest or Application for an Arrest Warrant.  The Summons contains information to include if a mandatory court appearance is required, if the matter can be handled with a signature and payment or if there is an early payment point reduction option. 

Information on this site applies only to the Westminster Municipal Court. The Westminster Police Department also writes summons into Adams County Court or Jefferson County Court. If you have been ordered to appear at the Westminster Municipal Court the court's name and address will be listed below the signature box on the front of the summons.

City ordinances, court rules and state statutes govern the court's proceedings. Court employees are not allowed to give legal advice, but are happy to answer procedural questions.

All Westminster Municipal Court Presiding Orders, including those relating to COVID-19, are available for review upon request at the Municipal Court Clerk's Office.

Contact information:

Westminster Municipal Court
3030 Turnpike Drive, Westminster, CO, 80030
Phone: 303-658-2250
Business hours: Monday through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Courthouse will be closed from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. each day for lunch hour.  The Courthouse is closed on Fridays. Please note that the Courthouse will be closed on September 9, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and on October 28, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Email: court@cityofwestminster.us