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Denver County Court

Protection Orders

Effective 08/30/2021: Protection Orders will no longer be accepted through email or in Room 135.

PROCTECTION ORDERS MUST BE FILED IN PERSON, IN COURTROOM 479 FROM 7:30 A.M. TO 9:00 A.M. Please direct parties to the courtroom to file between 8:00 A.M. and 9:30 A.M.

Below is the information you should provide to parties over the phone or who come to Room 135 wanting to file a Protection Order after the designated time.

The Denver County Court Protection Order Courtroom 479 has returned to in person proceedings. Verified Complaints for Temporary Protection Order must be filed in person and will no longer be accepted through email or in Room 135.

File in Courtroom 479 at the City and County Building, 1437 Bannock Street from 7:30 A.M. to 9:00 A.M., Monday thru Friday.

 If parties state that they have an emergency protection order, please get a supervisor to determine if the filing will be accepted after 9:30AM.

Protection Order Forms can be found on the Denver County Website:
https://www.denvercountycourt.org/protection-order-forms/

IF YOU NEED PROTECTION RIGHT NOW
Call “911” or a local law enforcement agency.

The information in this section explains how to obtain a Protection Order under the civil law.  Information regarding Protection Orders issued in a criminal case can be found in the Criminal Section of this site.

In a civil action, you are asking the Court to protect you from another person.  A Protection Order means any Order that prohibits the restrained person from contacting, harassing, injuring, intimidating, molesting, threatening, touching, stalking, sexually assaulting or abusing any protected person; or from entering or remaining on premises, or from coming within a specified distance of a protected person or premises; or from taking, transferring, concealing, harming, disposing of, or threatening harm to an animal owned, possessed, leased, kept, or held by a protected person; or any other provision to protect the protected person from imminent danger to life or health.

NEW FILINGS FOR PROTECTION ORDERS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED BETWEEN 7:30 A.M. AND 9:00 A.M. MONDAY – FRIDAY