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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Clear Creek Combined Courts Decreased Service During COVID-19--UPDATE as of March 23, 2020

The Clear Creek Combined Courts will continue to be open to provide essential public safety service (with reduced staff) 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday to Friday, except legal holidays. There are also limitations on entry to the Courthouse:  1) Anyone diagnosed with COVID-19 and does not have written verification that the person has received a subsequent test confirming they are virus-free;  2) Anyone who has been in direct contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 within the preceding 14 days; 3) Anyone experiencing a fever, cough, shortness of breath, or any other respiratory illness or flu-like symptoms.  Any persons meeting any of these above criteria are PROHIBITED from entering any Courthouse, and instead should call the Court to reschedule their court date, request to appear by phone, or receive further instructions.  (303) 569-0820.  

For more information on public safety matters the Court will continue to conduct hearings on, go to the latest ’Amended Administrative Order Regarding Court Operations Under COVID-19 Advisory, dated March 23, 2020--    

This latest order has information regarding:  Jury Trial Continuances and Conduct of other Hearings from April 6, 2020 to May 15, 2020;  Jury Calls; Prohibition on Group Gatherings; Social Distancing; Protocol for Hearings Conducted by electronic means; protocol for any in-person hearing or jury trial, and much more.  

Except for matters concerning public safety, all matters scheduled from March 17 through April 3, 2020, are vacated and continued until April 6, 2020 or after. All parties should contact the court at  for rescheduling. This includes all jury trials scheduled to commence between now and April 3, 2020. Anyone receiving a jury summons should contact the jury commissioner at the phone number on the summons. Any person that appears for a scheduled matter that is not a public safety issue will be given a new hearing date.   (5th Judicial District homepage) , or  

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