Colorado Legal Overview: Denver-Aurora-Boulder
The Denver-Aurora-Boulder metropolitan area in Colorado as defined by the Census Bureau covers 12 counties. It is made up of three constituent metro areas, including the Denver-Aurora, Boulder and Greeley metro areas. Each county is served by a district court, which acts as the main trial court with general jurisdiction. A county may share the court with other counties that come under the same judicial district. Every county may also have a separate county court with limited jurisdiction. Listed below are the main cities in the Denver-Aurora-Boulder metro area.
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2. The first civil lawsuit in the Aurora, CO massacre that left 12 people dead and 58 injured may soon be filed by a survivor. Torrence Brown Jr., who was at The Dark Knight Rises midnight showing when James Eagan Holmes started shooting, has reportedly retained a lawyer who is planning to file suit against the Century Aurora 16 theater and Warner Bros. Entertainment alleging extreme trauma.
3. Robert Kirkland, a former inmate at the Boulder County jail, has filed an excessive force lawsuit in Denver federal court against four county deputies and one nurse at the jail.
2nd Judicial District of Colorado
Denver County Court
Boulder Municipal Court
U.S. District Court - District of Colorado
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Trending Denver-Aurora-Boulder Legal Topics: Weld County is served by the 19th Judicial District based in Greeley. Appeals against decisions handed down by these county courts may be filed with district court. Further appeals will have to be made to the Colorado Court of Appeals, which is the intermediate appellate court. The Colorado Supreme Court is the court of last resort. Federal cases may be filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. Appeals against federal court decisions may be filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.