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County Attorney's Office

Law BooksBruce Barker, the County Attorney, serves as legal advisor for the Board of County Commissioners and all departments and divisions of Weld County government. When directed by the Board, the County Attorney represents Weld County, county officers, county employees, and appointed boards and commissions and their members in suits, actions and other legal proceedings.

There are seven full-time assistant county attorneys who assist with the duties of the County Attorney. Krea Sledge, Linda Goff, Ashley Hughes, Shannon O'Keefe and Tate Costin are assigned primarily to the Human Services Division and handle cases under the Children’s Code, including dependency and neglect cases and child support enforcement. Bob Choate, Karin McDougal and Robin Cochran are assigned primarily to the General Services Division and render advice to the elected county officials, handle matters in litigation, and work on other matters assigned by the County Attorney.

The Department of Law is prohibited from giving legal advice to the general public.

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Traffic Matters

Dissolution of Marriage Forms

Civil Litigation Matters

How to Contact the Court
Weld County Combined Courts

915 10th Street
Greeley, CO 80631
General Information

Updates on the Divisions and Judges
Courts Administration Office 970-475-2500
Jury Duty Jury Commissioner 970-475-2700
Legal Representation Information

For Example:
Mechanic's liens
Real estate matters
Family law
Colorado Legal Service 970-353-7554
Pro Bono Weld County Bar Association Services 970-350-9230, Krea Sledge, Esq.
Senior Citizens Weld County Department of Human Services, Adult Protection

970-352-1551 x6294

Criminal Matters
Traffic Matters
Bad Checks
District Attorney's Office for the 19th Judicial District 970-356-4010
Consumer Fraud
Economic Crime Matters
Colorado Attorney General's Office
Consumer Fraud
Colorado Consumer Help Line


Child Support Matters Weld County Department of Human Services - Child Support Services 970-352-6933
Animal Enforcement Weld County Sheriff's Office - Animal Control 970-356-4015 x 2700
Mental Health Commitment Procedures

Alcohol/Drug Procedures
North Range Behavioral Health-Crisis Stabilization Services 970-347-2120
Human Services Weld County Department of Human Services 970-352-1551
Service of Summons by Sheriff Weld County Sheriff's Office 970-356-4015 x 2823
To Report a Crime (outside of a Town or City) Weld County Sheriff's Office 970-356-4015 x 2700
All medical and criminal emergencies Weld County Sheriff's Office 911
Other Greeley City Attorney’s Office

Public Defender