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Court Information


Court Information - La Plata County falls within the Sixth Judicial District.

County Court (247-2304) handles civil cases under $10,000, evictions, small claims, traffic citations, restraining orders, name changes and misdemeanor criminal cases.

District Court (247-2304) handles adoptions, divorce, child support/custody, felony criminal cases, probate, juvenile cases and adjudication of water-related claims.

Municipal Court (375-5020) is an office of the City of Durango, and handles only municipal offenses, including parking and certain traffic violations within city limits.

Adult District Court (247-2304) handles criminal cases involving felony offenses comitted in La Plata County.

Juvenile District Court Division handles the prosecution of offenders who are under the age of 18 who have been charged with committing an misdemeanor or felony offense.

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