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The Golden Municipal Court is committed to the administration of justice with equality, fairness and integrity. The Court employees strive to treat our customers with respect and dignity while upholding the organizational values established by the City of Golden.

The Golden Municipal Court is a Limited Jurisdiction Court, serving the citizens of the City of Golden, Colorado. The types of cases heard in the Golden Municipal Court are:

  • traffic
  • misdemeanor
  • animal and code violations.

Court is held approximately four days a month.

Presiding Municipal Court Judge: F. Michael Goodbee

Court Administrator: Lisa Petersen

Court Telephone Number: (303) 384-8006
Court Fax Number: (303) 384-8055

Business Hours

Monday thru Friday:
8 a.m. – 5 p.m. excluding holidays

Methods of payment

We accept cash, checks or credit card (Discover, MasterCard, American Express or Visa). Pay by credit card online at: or call us at 303-384-8006 during our business hours to process your payment over the phone. (Please note, it may take up to 7 business days from the date of issuance of your traffic citation for it to be available to be paid online or over the phone). For your convenience, a night drop-box is located to the left of the vestibule doors before the entrance of City Hall.

Cash is required as payment for Bonds. Outstanding Judgment Warrants and Default Judgments may be paid in cash or certified funds only.

Directions to the Golden Municipal Court

911 10th Street
Golden, Colorado 80401
Golden Municipal Court is located in the Golden City Hall, which is just west of the intersection of 10th Street and Washington Avenue in downtown Golden.

If you are coming from the North
I-70 to highway 58
Exit highway 58 at Washington exit
Turn left onto Washington – three blocks to 10th Street
Right on 10th Street

If you are coming from the East
6th Ave to 19th Street
Turn right on 19th
Turn left on Washington
Left on 10th Street
If you are coming from the South
C-470 to 6th Ave
6th Ave to 19th Street
Turn right on 19th
Turn left on Washington
Left on 10th Street

COG Mesa

 Golden was named after Thomas L. Golden,
a gold prospector who arrived in Jefferson County in 1858.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa
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