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Arizona Superior Court in Pima County


The Superior Court is committed to protecting the rights and welfare of all Pima County citizens. Thus, the Court remains open every weekday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and continues to hear essential matters and provide critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To help protect against the spread of COVID-19, the Court requires that all visitors use face coverings. These may be made of fabric or another permeable material that covers the nose and mouth. However, face coverings should not wholly conceal your identity, so ski masks and similar coverings are not allowed. 

Many court hearings are being rescheduled, and other proceedings are being held remotely, so please check the status of your case before you travel to the courthouse. Also, to safeguard the health of everyone, please do not visit the courthouse if you are ill. Instead, contact your attorney or the judicial division hearing your matter to reschedule your court appearance. 

Please see detailed court and department information under each heading below. If you have concerns or questions, please email Community Relations

The Court appreciates your patience as it strives to continue to provide the timely, fair, and efficient administration of justice under law during this health crisis.

Before You Visit: Your Safety and Security When Visiting the Court   

How Pima County Superior Court is Protecting Your Health During COVID-19
Your Safety and Security When Visiting the Court
Para su Bienestar y Seguridad al Acudir al Tribunal y a las Oficinas Jurídicas

Superior Court

How to Listen to Live Criminal and Civil Court Proceedings 

Administrative Orders in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Pima County Superior Court
AO 2021-40 (Pima County Court Operations During the Public Health Emergency) Replaces AO 2021-35, Effective August 12, 2021 
AO 2021-39 (Restricting Physical Access to Pima County Superior Court Facilities Due to a Public Health Emergency) Replaces AO 2021-32, Effective August 12, 2021
AO 2021-09 (Initial Appearance Court)
AO 2021-08 (Jury Trials in Pima County Courts) Updated February 4, 2021
AO 2021-02 (Law and Motion Day for Pima County Superior Court)
AO 2020-13 (Pima County Superior Court Criminal Matters During the Public Health Emergency) 

Arizona Supreme Court
AO 2021-187 Authorizing Limitation of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations (Replacing Administrative Order No. 2021-172)
Administrative Directive 2021-15 Statewide Court Health Emergency Plan – Phase III July 15, 2021
Administrative Directive 2021-10 Health Screening Protocols Updated May 25, 2021 
AO 2020-160 (Return Receipt Signature for Certified or Registered Mail During the COVID-19 Pandemic)
2020 Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Orders
2020 Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Directives

Back to Operations Planning  

May 13, 2020 - First Report and Recommendations

Best Practices for Remote Participation              

Best Practices for Telephonic Hearings
Mejores prácticas para audiencias telefónicas

How to Join a Teams Meeting Without a Teams or Microsoft Account
Tips for Joining a “Teams” Video Court Proceeding
Microsoft Teams Video Trainings

Bench Information         

Civil Law Bench
How to Listen to Live Criminal and Civil Court Proceedings 

Criminal Law Bench
How to Listen to Live Criminal and Civil Court Proceedings 

Family Law Bench
Family Law Home Page (Links to forms, procedures, and helpful information)
Modified Family Law Operations During COVID-19 Updated August 20, 2021
Parenting Time Guidelines During COVID-19
Pautas de Tiempo de Crianza Durante el COVID-19  
Information about your child support and the COVID-19 stimulus payments 
Forms to Modify Child Support
Modificación de Pensión Alimenticia 

Court Resources              

Domestic Violence/Order of Protection
Violencia Doméstica/Orden de Protección
How to get help
Como obtener ayuda
AZPOINT (Arizona Protective Order Initiation and Notification Tool)

Filing Court Documents
Contact the Clerk of the Superior Court 

Obtaining Legal Records
Contact the Clerk of the Superior Court’s Legal Records Department
Online Record Search

Need more help? Have questions? contact court Community Relations 

Jury Service

Information for Jurors During COVID-19
Pima County Jury Service Update Updated August 27, 2021

Language Assistance & ASL Services

Language Assistance & ASL Services
(Acceso linguístico y de lenguaje de señas americanas)

Law Library & Resource Center 

Law Library & Resource Center
Biblioteca Jurídica y Centro de Recursos 

COVID-19 Health Information

Información de Salud Durante el COVID-19          

Reliable, verifiable information is critical during a public health emergency. Please get your data from trustworthy sources. The Superior Court has listed a few such sources, below.

Pima County Health Department
Arizona Department of Health Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)