If you are required to pay fines, penalties, fees or other financial obligations as a result of a judgment of this court and you are unable to pay, bring this information to the attention of court staff or the judge because payments over time or other alternatives may available. Do not ignore your responsibility to pay, as this may result in additional penalties and costs to you. For more information, contact the court or an attorney.
Drug cases consume enormous criminal justice resources within the State of Arizona. 28% of cases filed in the Superior Court in Pima County in the last three years were felony drug offenses. Of the defendants incarcerated for drug crimes, statistics show that 46% return to prison within 4 years of their release.
The Superior Court in Pima County recognized the need to "break the cycle of drugs". As a result, the Pima County Drug Court was created.