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County Attorney’s Office

County Attorney's Office

Ben Pearlman, County Attorney

Appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, County Attorney Ben Pearlman advises and represents Boulder County elected officials and various county departments.

The Boulder County Attorney’s Office provides procedural assistance regarding court-ordered Mental Health Evaluations and Civil Commitments.

To make an Open Records Request for a public record that is not readily available through our Search Public Records – Recording Division database, please see the county’s Colorado Open Records Act – CORA page.

Please note:

  • The county attorney is not able to provide legal assistance or advice to the public on general legal issues.
  • Most county related questions are answered by the individual county departments.
  • Low-income citizens seeking legal advice please contact Boulder County Legal Services at 303-449-7575.
  • You may also reach out to the Boulder Court Self-Help office for further information on court filings. They can be reached at or 303-441-4741.

For additional legal resources and information visit:
The Boulder County Bar Association at or the Colorado Bar Association at

For additional inquiries related to this office, please call or email us at

Contact Us

County Attorney

Main: 303-441-3190
Fax: 303-441-4794

303-441-4834 (Child Protection)
303-441-1656 (fax)

303-678-6300 (Child Support Enforcement)
303-678-6309 (Fax)

Mental Health Petitions


Boulder County Courthouse
5th Floor
1325 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Map and Directions
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Mailing Address

Boulder County Attorney
P.O. Box 471
Boulder, CO 80306