Municipal Court

Function & Responsibilities
The Pueblo Municipal Court is the court created by the Charter for the City of Pueblo. It has exclusive original jurisdiction over all causes of action arising under the charter and the ordinances of the City of Pueblo.

The Municipal Court is a "court of record" and its penalty jurisdiction upon a conviction is a maximum fine of $1,000 or a jail sentence not exceeding 1 year, or both a fine and jail time.

The Municipal Court also has concurrent jurisdiction with the state courts on certain criminal matters, including juvenile criminal offenses. Parents or legal guardians must accompany juveniles (under 18) on all criminal court proceedings.

Mission Statement

The City of Pueblo Municipal Court's mission is to provide an efficient, equitable, and impartial forum to hear and resolve alleged violations of the City of Pueblo Municipal Code and to effectively and efficiently impose and collect fines, costs, and penalties due the City of Pueblo.

Disclaimer
This is a noncomprehensive general information website regarding the City of Pueblo Municipal Court. It is not intended to provide you with legal advice of any kind. While the majority of individuals charged with municipal ordinance violations represent themselves in court, you are encouraged to seek legal advice of an attorney if you are charged with violating a municipal ordinance.