Hon. Bruce B. Waters, Judge, Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial District
|Cody Main Office||Powell Branch Office|
Park County Courthouse
Powell County Annex
Office Hours Cody: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
Office HoursPowell: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday. Closed Thursdays and not open during lunch hours. These hours may vary from time to time due to the Court schedule and staffing needs.
About Park County Circuit Court
The circuit court handles both criminal and civil matters. In criminal matters, the court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor cases. It also holds initial and preliminary hearings on felony cases. The court's civil jurisdiction is limited to claims not exceeding $7,000.00. Small claims cases are also the responsibility of the circuit court. The amount of the claim cannot exceed $5,000.00. In addition, circuit court may issue protection orders in cases of domestic violence or stalking.