The justice courts in Arizona, have exclusive jurisdiction or the authority to hear all civil actions when the amount involved,
exclusive of interest, costs and awarded attorney fees when authorized by law, is $10,000.00 or less.
The Rules of Civil Procedure for the Superior Court of Arizona are followed in Justice Courts. In a regular civil proceeding either party may be represented by an attorney. If you elect to represent yourself you have a responsibility to yourself and to the court to acquire sufficient knowledge to complete the forms properly and to follow your action through to conclusion.
For an explanation of the civil caseflow process, please click here and you will be transferred to the Pima County Superior Court website. Please note that arbitration hearings and pretrial conferences apply only to Superior Court cases.
AzTurboCourt is an online service provided by the Arizona Supreme Court that will walk you through the process of completing the civil complaint form. There is a $15.00 fee for using this service. Once you have printed the forms you must file them with the court. To determine filing fees click here. To begin using AZTurboCourt, click the link below.