The Glendale Municipal Court has the jurisdiction to hear and determine cases regarding offenses arising under the Charter and Ordinances of the City. In addition to the Judge, one full-time and two part-time employees staff the court. Both adult and juvenile sessions are heard during the day, and traffic court is held in the evenings.
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Colorado Municipal Court rules governs the procedures in the Municipal Court. These State statutes may be found at any library. The Model Traffic Code for Colorado Municipalities-1995 Edition has been adopted by the City of Glendale.
The office is open from Monday through Friday, 8:00 am. to 5:00 p.m., and is closed on weekends and City holidays. Court sessions are open to the public.
The Glendale Municipal Court handles the following types of matters:
- Traffic infractions (non-criminal), Traffic offenses (criminal punishment available)
- Municipal Code Ordinance violations, Parking citations, and Juvenile Code violations (defendants 10-17 years of age)
- For Arapahoe County court matters, call 303-649-6366
Municipal Court - City ordinance violations are held on Thursday afternoons at 1:30 p.m.
Traffic Court - infractions and offenses are held on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
Juvenile Court - second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
Mary Kay Bateman
City of Glendale Municipal Court
Court Administrator/Court Clerk