The Superior Court is the trial court of general jurisdiction for the State of Arizona and the judges hear cases which involve felony prosecutions, civil cases over $10,000, probate matters, marriage dissolutions and annulments, real property title and possession matters.

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Para buscar una versión en español de los formularios para el Tribunal Superior, favor de hacer clic en el enlace que aparece a continuación que le llevará al sitio de internet del Condado de Maricopa. Siga los enlaces para bajar el formulario que desee usar. Si baja la versión del formulario para Microsoft Word, usted va a poder cambiar el encabezado para que sea “Yavapai” en lugar de “Maricopa” antes de imprimir el formulario. NÓTESE que es posible que el Condado de Yavapai no acepte todos los formularios del Condado de Maricopa. Sitio de Internet del Condado de Maricopa 

La Suprema Corte de Arizona también ofrece ayuda a las personas con conocimiento limitado del inglés en  Esta página ofrece información sobre los servicios para trámites en los tribunales y proporciona enlaces a los formularios traducidos al español que están disponibles para todo el estado. En esta página de internet usted va a localizar otros formularios vitales que se están traduciendo ahora al español para otros tipos de casos y será actualizada con regularidad.

AZPOINT, the Arizona Protective Order Initiation and Notification Tool, has been designed to help you fill out a petition for an Order of Protection. Through an interview in AZPOINT, you can quickly and accurately fill out the forms that are needed to request an Order of Protection at an Arizona court. An Order of Protection is a court order that is issued to stop a person from committing domestic violence or from contacting other people protected by the order. The portal will also help you figure out whether you (the plaintiff) and the person from whom you are seeking protection (the defendant) have a qualifying relationship for an Order of Protection. Your information will be saved in AZPOINT for up to 90 days. At any time during this 90-day period, you may take the next step of filing your petition at an Arizona court. Until you file your petition at a court, you will be able to return to AZPOINT to update your information if necessary. You are encouraged to speak to a victim advocate before you file your petition. An advocate can help you make a safety plan and give you more information about how an Order of Protection works and how it will be served on the defendant. For more information, go to AZPOINT .

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NEWS RELEASE: Governor’s Office To Hold Judicial Interviews For The Yavapai County Superior Court

PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced that members of his executive staff will conduct virtual interviews for candidates who have applied for a judicial vacancy on the Superior Court in Yavapai County.

Judicial interviews will take place as follows on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at the Yavapai County Courthouse, 120 South Cortez Street, Prescott, AZ 86303 in the Historic Courtroom, Room 301.

  • Matthew D. Cochran will be interviewed at 2:00 p.m.
  • Michael P. McGill will be interviewed at 2:30 p.m.
  • Joseph P. Goldstein will be interviewed at 3:00 p.m.
  • Henry E. Whitmer will be interviewed at 3:30 p.m.
  • Debra R. Phelan will be interviewed at 4:00 p.m.
  • Christopher L. Kottke will be interviewed at 4:30 p.m.

All interviews are open to the public and the media. Members of the public may call in or connect online to view the interviews, as well as participate in the public comment portion. The call in information and link will be posted on the Yavapai County Superior Court’s website HERE. A limited number of public members may attend in person with appropriate social distancing in the Historic Courtroom gallery and in accordance with the Yavapai County Superior Court’s Health and Safety Screening Guidelines found on its website.

The interview panel will accept public comments on the candidates at 1:00 p.m. Additionally, the public may send written comments and view the candidates’ applications on the Office of the Governor’s website HERE. Comments must be received no later than August 14, 2020, for consideration.

The retirement of Presiding Judge David L. Mackey created the vacancy on the Yavapai County Superior Court.

Under the Arizona Constitution, voters elect judges of the Superior Court in counties with a population of fewer than 250,000 persons. Vacancies created by the retirement or resignation of a judge before the general election are filled by gubernatorial appointment.

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