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Montezuma County, CO Court System Information

Montezuma County is the south western most of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,535. The county seat is Cortez.

Court District
The Montezuma County Court is a trial court in Montezuma County and is within Colorado’s 22nd Judicial District.

Montezuma County, CO Court Overview

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

  1. Colorado 22nd Judicial District Court
  2. Montezuma County Court, Colorado

Visitation Information

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday, 7:30 Am – 4:00 Pm

Physical Address:
Montezuma Combined Courts
865 North Park Street
Suite 100
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970-565-1111
Fax: 970-565-8516
Email: [email protected]

Colorado 22nd Judicial District Court

District Court Judges

Douglas S. Walker
22nd Judicial District Chief Judge
Division: 2
Phone: 970-565-1111

Todd Jay Plewe
22nd Judicial District Court Judge
Division: 4
Phone: 970-565-1111

Montezuma County Court, Colorado

Montezuma County Court Judge

JenniLynn Everett Lawrence
Montezuma County Court Judge
Division: 1
Phone: 970-565-1111


  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.

Montezuma County, CO County Clerk & Recorder

Kim Percell, Clerk & Recorder
140 West Main Street, Suite 1
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: (970) 565-3728
Fax: (970) 564-0215
Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

Responsibilities & Services:

The Clerk is also responsible for the conduct of all primary, general, and special elections held in the county, including matters related to registration of voters, publishing notice of elections held in the county, appointment of election judges, and printing and distributing ballots. The Clerk also issues marriage licenses, maintains records and books for the Board of County Commissioners, is the local registrar for birth and death records for the county, and the liquor-licensing agent for the county. The Clerk is the ex-officio Recorder of Deeds and is responsible for the safekeeping of all public records associated with the office.

Montezuma County Recording Department
140 West Main Street, Suite 1
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970-565-3728
Fax: (970) 564-0215
Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

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