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Protection Orders

COVID-19 Update: Stay-Home Order Effective 03/24/2020 @ 5:00PM

NOTICE CONCERNING THE FILING OF PROTECTION ORDERS:
Mayor Michael B. Handcock announced on 03/23/2020 a new Public Health Order with an explicit stay at home directive for the City and County of Denver that will go into effect at 5:00PM on Tuesday 03/24/2020. The order continues through April 10 and may be extended as needed. The Mayor is urging all community residents and business to escalate their observance of previous stay at home guidelines amid the worsening COVID-19 epidemic.
With the issuance of this order, the Denver County Court will only be taking Verified Complaints for Civil Protection orders by E-mail.

Please E-mail the VERIFIED COMPLAINT FOR CIVIL PROTECTION ORDER TO:
DCCCourtroom159@DenverCountyCourt.org

The courtroom will contact you with information after the Complaint has been reviewed by a Judicial Officer.


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 8:00 A.M. AND 9:00 A.M. MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY