The City of Thornton continues to monitor very closely the national response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and will be following guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC) as well as State and local guidance.
REOPENING OF THE COURT BUILDING
The Court building will be re-opened on June 1, 2021.
Click on link to view the Thornton Municipal Court - Judicial Order 2021-04; effective June 1, 2021.
IN PERSON HEARINGS
As of June 1, 2021, trials, jury trials, and other designated hearings (Evidentiary, Contempt of Court, Fact Finding, ID Hearing, Jury Conference, Restitution Hearing and Sentencing) are the only in-person hearings being held.
If you are appearing in-person/entering the Court building, fully vaccinated individuals may enter without a mask. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals must wear a mask when entering the building through the security checkpoint and until exiting from the court building: per Judicial Order 2020-05.
REMOTE APPEARANCE – VIRTUAL HEARING
The Court is hearing most cases by remote appearance. To appear by video using Zoom, you will need to have an electronic device with an internet connection. The preferred method by the Judge is the use of an iPad/tablet, laptop, smart phone or computer that has a webcam/built-in camera with sound and video.
A tutorial and instructions for Zoom are found HERE. Las instrucciones para Zoom se encuentran AQUI. Per the Judge, audio call only is available but not preferred method of use. Please be sure to test your connection and audio well in advance of your hearing.
You can join a test meeting at: https://zoom.us/test. First time users may be prompted to download the Zoom software, and should plan accordingly.
Please email the Court at TMCContact@ThorntonCO.gov to provide your citation number, name, DOB, and email address to receive the hearing instructions. Please read the Advisement of Rights form located on the right hand side of this page prior to your hearing. If you are unable to participate in a virtual remote hearing, please contact the court for further instructions.
PUBLIC ACCESS – REMOTE HEARINGS
Remote Hearings are viewable by the public, as well. Please contact the Court at 720-977-5400 during business hours to receive information on how to observe remote hearings.
ONLINE SERVICES – PAYMENTS AND EMAIL
Use of the Court's online services is strongly encouraged during this time, including online payments and email that are available at all times by accessing the links on this page ("Pay Ticket Online" or "Contact Us").
DROP BOX or MAILING ADDRESS
A payment/document drop box is available to the right of the Court's main entrance or payments/documents may be mailed to:
Thornton Municipal Court
9551 Civic Center Drive
Thornton, CO 80229
CONTACT BY PHONE
You may also call the Court during business hours, 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Mondays through Thursdays at 720-977-5400.
PLEASE NOTE: We are receiving a high volume of calls! Your patience is appreciated. Please have your citation/ticket number available before you call.
Thank you for your understanding.