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ORDER SUSPENDING THE COMMENCEMENT OF JURY TRIALS THROUGH February 15, 2022
Throughout the pandemic, the court has issued orders aimed at continuing operations and serving the public in a safe and responsible manner. Several of these orders addressed jury trials, wherein large numbers of persons...
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/ Municipal Court
A defendant may be sentenced to probation by the Arvada Municipal Court Judge after being convicted of a violation in the Arvada Municipal Code of Laws. Example violations include, but are not limited to: theft, harassment, disturbing the peace. On rare occasions, the court will order...
If you have been sentenced to complete a class, you can find information about those classes here.
Institute for Specialized Alternative Education (I.S.A.E.)
Offers classes including: Teens and Tobacco, Petty Theft, Violence is Preventable, Violence Intervention, Discovering...
Parking tickets in Arvada may be issued for a Civil Citation (issued by LAZ Parking) or a Traffic Violation (issued by Arvada PD). To determine which type of ticket you have been issued, look closely at your ticket.
Civil Citations are issued by LAZ Parking and result in a fine....
/ Municipal Court
As a courtesy, the Municipal Court sends notification letters to people for whom judges have issued bench warrants. Bench warrants are court orders to the police to arrest someone and place them in custody until the Court reconvenes. Municipal Court warrants are issued for one’s failure to...
Advisement of Rights
Please read carefully before speaking with the Judge or City Attorney.
You have the following rights:
To appear before a judge and to be advised of the charge(s) against you and of the maximum penalty that may be imposed.
To enter a plea of “not guilty” and...
To request a continuance or to reschedule any hearing scheduled by the court:
The Defendant must make the request in person, at the court
If the Defendant is a juvenile, a parent/guardian must be present
All requests require signed paperwork indicating knowledge and acceptance of the new court...
The following list does not include every type of hearing held in the Arvada Municipal Court.
The arraignment is your first appearance before a Judge. This is your opportunity to be advised of the charge(s) filed against you and your rights in court; this is also...