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The Court is closed daily from Noon to 1:00 pm for lunch.

Masks or face coverings are encouraged for all individuals entering the Westminster Municipal Court.

All appearances are now being held in person at the Westminster Municipal Court unless: 

1. You received a notice in the mail or an order from the Court indicating that you may appear virtually for your traffic matter. You must first watch the Rights Advisal video below prior to your virtual hearing. After you have watched the Rights Advisal video, you are responsible to login to the assigned Courtroom for your case to be addressed by the Judge. Please review the virtual hearing directions below. 

2. You filed a motion for a virtual appearance, and the motion was granted by the Court. Please review the virtual hearing directions below. 

Click here to view the Virtual Hearing directions

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.

View the Rights Advisal video

View Upcoming Dockets:

September 26th   September 27th   September 28th   September 29th

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. You may appear to surrender on your warrant every Monday and Tuesday between 7:30 - 9:00 am.   

Active Warrants as of 9/22/22     Bail Bond Schedule 2022

*** Please note: If you have a Public Defender on your case and currently have an active Warrant, please contact your Public Defender prior to coming to Court for a Warrant Surrender.

SEALING OF RECORDS:

2 Types of Petitions to Seal Records are available.

  1. Instructions to File a Petition to Seal Criminal Records on Dismissed Cases
  2. Petition to Seal for Dismissed Cases

And

  1. Instructions to File a Petition to Seal Criminal Records on Convictions
  2. Petition to Seal for Convictions

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 Westminster Municipal Court, located in Westminster, Colorado, 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 Fax:
(303) 429-8684 Email: court@cityofwestminster.us

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Business Hours: Monday through Thursday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Courthouse is closed on Fridays.

Effective April 11, 2022, the Courthouse will be closed between 12 pm and 1 pm daily