Municipal Court clerk

The Municipal Court Clerk ensures compliance with state regulations as directed by the Municipal Court Judge. The Court Clerk performs duties in accordance with applicable state laws and Town ordinances. Please direct inquires any about court and traffic tickets, court summons and appearances to the Court Clerk.

Municipal Court

The Firestone Municipal Court serves as the judiciary branch of the Firestone Town government. Municipal Court is a lower court which tries criminal misdemeanors, petty offenses, Town ordinance violations and traffic violations. In most cases a plea is entered when a defendant makes a first appearance for arraignment. 

Court Sessions

  • Monthly on the third Friday,
    with exceptions
  • 8:30 a.m. Traffic
    9 a.m. Criminal Violations/Code Violations
    10 a.m. Interpretations
    11 a.m. Scheduled Trials

Presiding Judge: Judge Paul Basso

Town Prosecutor: Andy Ausmus, 303-694-4248

Advisement to Defendant Concerning Sealing or Expunging Your Records

Adults: Colorado Revised Statute section 24-72-708 et seq. provides that you may be entitled to have your case or conviction sealed. 

Juveniles: Colorado Revised statute section 19-1-306 provides that you may be entitled to have your case or conviction expunged. 

Certain limitations and time limits apply. For more information and forms visit www.courts.state.co.us or consult with an attorney. 

Sealing or Expunging Records

Related Documents 

Advisement Rights Forms

Forms to Appeal Decision

Point Suspension

Helpful Resources

Colorado Department of Revenue DMV

Colorado State Judicial Branch

Institute for Specialized Alternative Education (ISAE)

National Curriculum and Training Institute (NCTI)

Weld County Courts


Before Your Arrive for Court, Check Your Ticketfirestone ticket sample

You may have received a ticket from one of the three police departments in the Carbon Valley area - Firestone, Frederick or Dacono. But before you pay that ticket or arrive for your scheduled court date, check to make sure you arrive at the right municipality. The tickets issued have some similar looks, but if you look closely you’ll see a few differences that will clarify your questions. 

See all three tickets