Courts in Arizona
Court Records, Directory And News in AZ
Superior courts are Arizona's trial courts, and there's at least one in each county. Arizona superior courts handle divorces, evictions, small claims, tax, probate and juvenile matters, and also hear appeals from municipal and justice courts. Arizona's municipal courts mainly handle misdemeanor crime and violation of city ordinance cases. Arizona's justice courts (aka Justice of the Peace courts) can also hear these cases along with domestic violence, assault and battery, and general civil cases. The Arizona state court system also includes it's appellate courts and the Arizona Supreme Court.
Arizona court's online system, Public Access to Court Case Information, ( allows users to get information about Arizona state court cases when searching by name, date of birth, or case number. If you're trying to research if someone has ever been sued, or if they have a criminal record in Arizona, you could use this website to find out. However, the database only provides basic information including party names, charges, and any decisions made. If you're seeking public court records in Arizona, you'll need call, visit, or send a written request to the Clerk of Courts office in the county where the case took place.
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Glendale City Court
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Pima County Juvenile Court
San Luis Municipal Court
Scottsdale City Court
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Tax Court (division of Maricopa County Superior Court)
Tempe Municipal Court
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29, Jan 2015 - Maricopa, AZ Inmate's death at Golden Valley prison under investigation
The Arizona Department of Corrections is investigating the death of a Maricopa County man who was serving a 5-year term for theft and drug paraphernalia charges at Arizona State Prison-Kingman. Neil Early, 23, was found dead Monday at the prison in Golden Valley. No other details were provided and an ADC spokesman said the death remains under investigation. Early was convicted in Maricopa County ...
29, Jan 2015 - Five witnesses testify in Catt's trial
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29, Jan 2015 - Valley churches have differing opinions on performing same-sex weddings
Under an Oct. 17 federal court ruling, gays and lesbians have the right in Arizona to marry, but homosexual couples may still find themselves unable to wed here in the church of their choice.
29, Jan 2015 - Cochise, AZ Arizona high court weighs medical marijuana access to some
The Arizona State Supreme Court is deciding a case that could affect the state's medical marijuana laws.
29, Jan 2015 - Tempe, AZ Ex-ASU, NFL player pleads guilty in police assault case
PHOENIX (AP) - Former Arizona State and NFL safety Keelan Johnson has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault involving a Tempe police officer last year. Maricopa County prosecutors say the 25-year-old Johnson entered his plea Friday. He's scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 25. Johnson was accused of ...
29, Jan 2015 - Judge denies motion to dismiss prosecutor's notice to seek death penalty in Jodi Arias case
An Arizona judge has denied a defense motion to dismiss a notice by prosecutors that they intend to seek the death penalty against Jodi Arias, who was convicted in the 2008 killing of her ex-boyfriend.
29, Jan 2015 - Denver DA: Man who pimped teen girl ruled habitual criminal, gets 48-year sentence
A man convicted in October of prostituting a 17-year-old girl he met in Arizona after bringing her to Colorado was found guilty Monday of being a habitual criminal and sentenced to 48 years in
29, Jan 2015 - Arizona sheriff's lawyers ask judge not to pursue contempt charges
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Lawyers defending Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio urged a federal judge on Thursday not to proceed with contempt charges against the lawman and his department over the violation of court orders in a 2007 racial-profiling case. A frustrated U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow asked attorneys last month in the high-profile trial to submit court papers by a ...
29, Jan 2015 - Maricopa, AZ Arizona court to release convicted killer Jodi Arias’ secret testimony
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An Arizona judge ordered the release of testimony made behind closed doors by convicted murderer Jodi Arias as she seeks to avoid the death penalty, following a ruling by the state’s supreme court, court documents showed on Friday. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens ruled that transcripts for Oct. 30 and Nov. 3 be unsealed after the Arizona ...
29, Jan 2015 - Phoenix, AZ Raids by Arizona Sheriff Blocked After Immigrants Sue
Equal Voice News Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio can no longer raid Phoenix-area workplaces under the guise of enforcing Arizona state laws that community advocates say were actually used to target and terrorize immigrants. Immigrant rights organizations in Arizona hailed the Jan. 5 temporary order from U.S. District Court Judge David Campbell. They said the […]
29, Jan 2015 - With Nearly 27,000 DUI Arrests in Arizona This Year, Phoenix DUI Lawyers Corso & Rhude Urge Caution
Nearly 27,000 DUI arrests have been made in Arizona in 2014, according to Phoenix DUI lawyers Corso & Rhude, who closely monitor DUI statistics in the state. (PRWeb December 30, 2014) Read the full story at
28, Jan 2015 - Arizona high court to rule on reach of debt protection law - Tucson News Now
PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Supreme Court is poised to rule Thursday on the reach of a state law that generally protects borrowers from being sued for unpaid balances on loans for foreclosed residential properties.
28, Jan 2015 - Glendale, AZ AZ Supreme Court allows Medicaid plan lawsuit
The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan to move forward, a decision that deals a major blow to the governor's signature achievement just days before she leaves office.
28, Jan 2015 - Man caught with child pornography in Lubbock sentenced to 27 years
Gregory James Flohr, 54, a former resident of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings to 327 months in federal prison, following his guilty plea in August 2014...
28, Jan 2015 - Tucson, AZ N4T Investigators: Former San Simon teacher pleads not guilty, allowed to return to Idaho
The former San Simon teacher who was indicted on ten counts of "sexual misconduct with a minor" has pleaded not guilty. The court is allowing her to return to Idaho while she awaits her trial in Arizona.
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