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How Do I?

YOU'LL FIND ANSWERS TO OUR MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS HERE

For Order of Protection information and forms CLICK HERE.

You may also call the Clerk of the Court Civil Department at (520) 724-3210.

CHANGE MY NAME (Office of Clerk of the Court)

Petition for Name Change and order for hearing officer’s signature.

Persons over 18 years of age may file a petition without notice to anyone (form – Application for Name Change – Adult)

Petitions for children whose parents are divorced require the consent of the non-custodial parent (form – Petition for Change of Name)

If the Name Change is contested, a hearing is set before the assigned judicial officer.

The Clerk of the Court's office is the first stop in initiating any Superior Court action in:

Child Support

Civil (Passport, Marriage License, Protection Order, Divorce/Dissolution, Legal Records)

Criminal (Appeals)

Probate (Guardianship and Conservatorship)

Mental Health

Tax or Domestic Relations Matters (Conciliation and Mediation, Paternity/Maternity)

For more information about how to file papers, filing fees, and after hours filing, CLICK HERE to visit the Clerk of Court’s website or call the Clerk of the Court's office at (520) 724-3200.

Online legal forms are useful for frequent, basic, and necessary tasks. The legal forms are intended for use by persons who are not represented by an attorney. The forms may provide helpful guidance to attorneys who do not normally practice in this area of the state or country, as only forms issued by Arizona Superior Court in Pima County are valid for use in this court. The use of a legal form from this website is not a substitute for legal advice. Consult the relevant statutes and rules when preparing your legal documents. If you have legal questions, consult an attorney who practices in this area of the law and has the expertise you need.

The Law Library’s website has a Legal Services link with information about finding an attorney. To view, CLICK HERE.

Self-Service forms are also available on the Law Library’s website. To view, CLICK HERE.

Forms may also be purchased at the Law Library, which is located on the second floor of the courthouse. For more information about self-service forms, call the Law Library at (520) 724-8456.

The office of the Clerk of the Court is the official record keeper of the court.  For case documents, CLICK HERE to visit the website or call (520) 724-3200.

The office of the Clerk of the Court collects fines, fees, bonds, and restitution.  The Clerk’s office can be reached at (520) 724-3200 or CLICK HERE to visit the website.

For information about cases CLICK HERE or hearing dates, CLICK HERE or call Case Management Services at (520) 724-4200.

Information about Superior Court judges is available on the court’s website. You may search for contact information for judges alphabetically by last name. CLICK HERE to view the website or you may also call (520) 724-4200 for assistance.

If you are looking for information about whether you need to report for jury service or not, after 3:30 p.m. the day before your report date either call (520) 724-6700 or CLICK HERE to visit the Jurors website, and then click on the Reporting Information link.

CLICK HERE to visit the Jury Commissioner’s Office website. You can fill out your online juror qualification questionnaire and get answers to frequently asked questions regarding jury service.

If you still have questions about your summons, call the Jury Commissioner’s Office at (520) 724-4222.

The Superior Court courthouse has nine floors. Courtrooms are located on floors 2 through 8. The first number of the courtroom indicates on which floor the courtroom is located.

To look up the location of your courtroom on the Case Management Services webpage CLICK HERE and then click on the Online Court Calendar button and search for the date of your hearing.

You may also call Case Management Services at (520) 724-4200.

You may also look at the electronic monitors located in the lobby of the first floor of the courthouse or at the paper calendars located on the Information booth desk in the lobby of the first floor of the courthouse.

The Arizona Superior Court in Pima County meets or exceeds all ADA accessibility requirements as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

If you have questions about accessibility or need to request accommodations, please contact Facilities Management at (520) 724-4365 or CLICK HERE to visit the Court’s ADA Accessibility webpage. 

The Office of the Court Interpreter provides interpretation and translation services for certain court cases and offers support to other County Courts.

To request an interpreter, fill out and submit a Request for Linguistic Accommodation, which is located on the Court Interpreter’s website, CLICK HERE. You may also call the Interpreter’s Office at (520) 724-3888.

The Office of the Court Interpreter provides interpretation and translation services for certain court cases and offers support to other County Courts.

To request an interpreter, fill out and submit a Request for Linguistic Accommodation, which is located on the Court Interpreter’s website, CLICK HERE.  You may also call the Interpreter’s Office at (520) 724-3888.

You must file a Motion to Request a Hearing, explaining the reason you are requesting a hearing, and file a Notice of Hearing signed by you with the date and time left blank.

If the matter needs to be heard on an expedited base, you must file a Petition for Order Shortening along with the Motion to Request a Hearing, and an Order Shortening Time with the date left blank and a signature line for the Judicial Officer’s signature.

Once a date and time have been assigned, the Notice of Hearing or Order Shortening Time will be returned to you for distribution in a timely manner to all interested parties.

Who do I contact to schedule interpreter services?

Ramiro Alviar, Director of Interpreting Services
110 West Congress Street
9th Floor, W919
Tucson, Arizona 85701-1317
Phone: (520) 724-3888
Fax: (520) 724-8872
E-mail: courtinterpreters@sc.pima.gov

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