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Criminal Defense Lawyer Richard Huttner provides DUI and criminal defense in the Denver County Courthouse which is located at 520 West Colfax, Denver, Colorado 80204.

Denver_County_Courthouse.jpgAbout Denver County In Colorado

Denver County Colorado is a Home Rule Municipality in the South Platte River Valley (USA) on the central-eastern prairies of Colorado. The Denver/Aurora Metropolitan Statistical Area had an estimated 2013 population of 3,277,309 and ranked as the 21st most populous U.S. metropolitan statistical area. The 10-county Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Combined Statistical Area had an estimated 2013 population of 3,277,309 and ranked as the 21st most populous U.S. metropolitan area. The county seat is Denver, founded in November 1858 as a mining town during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush. With its abundant mineral resources, Denver was built on a booming economy, and quickly became one of the largest cities in the American West.

Population Decline

Denver County’s city population declined after 1960, due to urban sprawl. According to the 2010 Census, the City and County had an estimated population of 2,697,476 (the most populous U.S. city founded within the last 150 years) and ranked as the 29th most populous U.S. city. The County had an estimated 2013 population of 600,1586, a 14.54% increase since the 2010 United States Census.

Denver County is situated in Northeast/East Central Colorado on the western edge of the Great Plains. Denver County ranges in elevation from about 5,000 to 5,800 feet above sea level.

County Borders

The County is bordered on the north by Adams and Arapahoe Counties; on the east by Weld County; on the south by Douglas County and Jefferson County; and on the west by Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Boulder Counties. The County is adjacent to both the Rocky Mountains and the High Plains.

Denver County is a land of contrasts, both in geography and in the socioeconomic conditions found throughout the county. Denver County includes sites on major U.S. interstate highways and principal regional thoroughfares that connect to suburban communities and neighboring counties.

Regional Airports

Denver County is also located near several regional airports. The Rocky Mountains provide excellent opportunities for outdoor recreation within minutes of Denver; over 300 days of sunshine offer year-round opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.

Denver County has an average of 284 sunny days per year, making it one of the sunniest counties in the United States.

Criminal Defense Lawyer In Denver County

Richard Huttner is a member of the Denver Bar Association and handles cases involving: vehicular homicide or assault, DUI, domestic violence, drug possession or drug trafficking, sexual assault on a minor child, child abuse, kidnapping, juvenile crimes, robbery, or aggravated robbery, computer and internet crimes, identity theft, violent crimes, first-degree assault, second-degree assault and menacing.

Richard Huttner has been practicing in Denver County since 1993. His first cases were in Denver County. He has tried both felony and misdemeanor cases and has appeared in front of each judge in both the county and district courts.

Denver has its own police department and relies heavily on its own crime lab which includes testing blood and DNA. Have you been arrested by an officer from the Denver Police Department? Have you been charged with a crime?

Chances are you will seek representation from a lawyer, but you cannot just trust your future with anyone. You will need an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer who will diligently work for your best interest. By hiring an experienced defense attorney, you will have the best possibility of walking free. Call criminal defense lawyer Richard Huttner today for a free initial attorney consultation.


Denver County Courts in Colorado are a system of courts that handle the judicial business of Denver County, Colorado. The system has three levels: District Court, Probate Court, and Municipal Court.

The District Court is the highest court in the county and hears all appeals from the Probate and Municipal Courts. It also has original jurisdiction over all felony criminal cases, all civil cases where the amount in dispute is more than $15,000, and all family law matters including divorces, child custody disputes, and juvenile proceedings.

The Probate Court has jurisdiction over all matters relating to the probate of wills and the administration of estates. It also has jurisdiction over guardianship and conservatorship proceedings, adoptions, and name changes.

The Municipal Court hears all traffic cases, including DUI/DWAI violations, as well as misdemeanor criminal cases and petty offenses. The court also has limited jurisdiction over civil matters involving small claims up to $7,500, landlord-tenant disputes, and protective orders.

Denver County Courts are located in the Denver City & County Building. The building is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Denver City and County Building

1437 Bannock Street
Denver, Colorado 80202
Phone: (303) 893-2260
Fax: (303) 893-2303

The Denver County Courts website is a great resource for more information on the court system and the various types of cases heard in each court. The website can be found at: http://www.denvercountycourts.org/.

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