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Adams County, CO Court System Information

Adams County is the fifth-most populous of the 64 counties of the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 441,603. The county seat is Brighton. The county is named for Alva Adams, an early Governor of the State of Colorado in 1887–1889. Adams County is part of the Denver–Aurora–Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Court District
Adams County encompasses the Colorado 17th Judicial District.

Adams County, CO Court Overview

The following courts are located in Adams County, Colorado. This list is not meant to be comprehensive and only lists courts with pages on Ballotpedia.

  1. Adams County District Court, Colorado
  2. Adams County Court, Colorado

Visitation Information
Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Physical Address:
Adams County Justice Center
1100 Judicial Center Dr.
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone: 303-659-1161

Adams County Court Judges:

Sabino E. Romano
Division: 1 Adams
Phone: 303-654-3330

Brian Bowen
Adams County Judge
Division: 2
Phone: 303-654-3340

Michael A. Cox
Adams County Judge
Division: 3
Phone: 303-654-3350

Mariana Vielma
Adams County Judge
Division: 4
Phone: 303-654-3360

Cindy Dang
Adams County Judge
Division: 5
Phone: 303-654-3320

Martin J. Flaum II
Adams County Judge
Division: 6
Phone: 303-654-3380

Byron Lynn Howell
Adams County Judge
Division: 7
Phone: 303-654-3530

Leroy Kirby
Adams County Judge
Division: 8
Phone: 303-654-3535


  1. Petitions for temporary civil protection orders and permanent protection order hearings.
  2. Petitions for temporary emergency risk protection orders and hearings on emergency risk protection orders.
  3. Crim.P. Rule 5 advisement for incarcerated persons and the initial setting of bail.
  4. Revocation hearings on complaints to revoke probation involving an incarcerated defendant.
  5. Proceedings necessary to protect the constitutional rights of criminal defendants including bond-related matters and plea agreements for incarcerated individuals.
  6. Detention hearings for juvenile delinquency cases.
  7. Shelter hearings in dependency and neglect cases or other juvenile proceedings.
  8. Petitions for appointment of an emergency guardian and/or special conservator.
  9. Hearings on motions to restrict parenting time and parental abduction prevention.
  10. Emergency mental health proceedings.

District Court Judges

Jeffrey Smith
District Judge
Division: A Adams
Phone: 303-654-3290

Emily Lieberman
District Court Judge
Division: B Adams
Phone: 303-654-3249

Rayna Gokli McIntyre
District Judge
Division: C Adams
Phone: 303-654-3260

Office Hours:
Courthouse Probate Office: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Physical Address:
Adams County Justice Center
1100 Judicial Center Dr.
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone: 303-659-1161

Adams County, CO County Clerk & Recorder

Josh Zygielbaum, County Clerk and Recorder
4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
Brighton, CO 80601
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 720.523.6500
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Motor Vehicle Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Recording: Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Responsibilities & Services:

The county clerk and recorder is an elected official of Adams County and serves the public as set forth in Colorado State Statutes. Through offices situated in various locations throughout the county, the Clerk and Recorder’s Office:

  1. Files maps
  2. Handles elections
  3. Issues marriage and civil union licenses
  4. Prepares and issues motor vehicle titles and plates
  5. Records documents
  6. Registers voters

Adams County Recording Department

Physical Address:
Adams County Recording Office
4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
1st Floor, Suite E2400
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone 720.523.6020
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5:30

Mailing Address:
Adams County Clerk & Recorder
P.O. Box 5012
Brighton, CO 8060

Responsibilities & Services:
The Recording Department is responsible for recording, and preserving public documents; primarily real estate records, Maps, PUDs, and any other documents where there is a need for a public record. Other service include:

  1. Provides a grantor/grantee index for all recorded documents; we do not provide tract indexing.
  2. Provides copies of recorded documents per request
  3. Issues and records marriage and civil union licenses

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