Civil Protection Order Filing Processes by County

Basic information about protection orders can be found here. For more information about the process, contact us at 720-618-3482 to get connected to a Legal Advocate.


Adams County: Up to date information about court operations and COVID procedures can be found here

Protection order hearings heard at 11am and 3pm. For same day hearings, file paperwork by 9:15am to be heard at the 11am hearing and by 1:15pm for the 3pm hearing. File paperwork at window 12 or 13.

Address: Adams County Justice Center
1100 Judicial Center Drive
Brighton, CO 80601


Arapahoe County: Up to date information about court operations and COVID procedures can be found here

For same day hearings, file paperwork by 4pm except during lunch hour from 12-1:30pm. File paperwork at clerk’s office. 

Address, if located in Littleton: Arapahoe County Court
1790 West Littleton Boulevard
Littleton, CO 80120

Address for residents outside of Littleton: Arapahoe County Justice Center
7325 S. Potomac Street
Centennial, CO 80112


Broomfield County: Up to date information about court operations and COVID procedures can be found here

Hours: 7:30am-11:30am; 12:30pm-4:30 filing time. For same day hearings, file paperwork by 10:30am. File paperwork at clerk’s office.

Address: Broomfield County District Court
17 Descombes Drive
Broomfield, CO 80020


Denver County: Up to date information about court operations and COVID procedures can be found here

8:00am-10:00am filing time. Go to courtroom 159 to file paperwork with clerk.

Address: Denver County Court – Civil Division
1437 Bannock Street, Room 159
Denver, CO 80202