Arizona Judicial Branch


Guide to Funding Options for Court Facilities (.pdf)

2011 Final Probate Report to the Arizona Judicial Council

2012 Political Activity by Arizona Judges

Justice 2020 Strategic Plan

2009 Report of the Arizona Judicial Branch provides an update on the year's progress and appears online in accordance with A.R.S. 41-4153.

2010 State of the Judiciary

Annual Fill the Gap Report

Arizona Courts: Data Reports present caseload, revenue and expenditures, and statewide detailed information on individual courts in the limited and general jurisdictions. It is intended to supplement the Report of the Arizona Judicial Department.

A Guide to Arizona Courts . This Guide can help you become better acquainted with Arizona’s judicial system. It describes how the courts are organized, the special functions of the courts and how court cases are processed in our legal system. To view on line version please

Legislative Update provides summaries of legislation of interest to the court community that were passed in the Arizona Legislature.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Fund Report provides an update on this fund year.

Child Support Committee Annual Report provides an update on this legislative committee's year.

Domestic Relations Committee Annual Report provides an update on this legislative committee's year.

Arizona Lengthy Trial Fund Annual Report  is submitted annually to the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, pursuant to A.R.S. § 21-222(F), and reports on the amount of monies collected and disbursed from the Arizona Lengthy Trial Fund and the number of jurors who received monies from the fund.

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Report  - Under the Influence Mandatory Sentencing Chart. Effective 11/24/2009. 3rd Special Session, 49th Legislature. 
Juvenile Under the Influence Report  - Juvenile Under the Influence Mandatory Sentencing Chart. Effective 11/24/2009. 3rd Special Session, 49th Legislature

Court Security: Preparing for the Unthinkable – A report presented to the Judicial Council by the Committee on Court Security Emergency Preparedness in 2003.

Criminal Code Sentencing Provisions. These booklets describe misdemeanors, fines, financial assessments, length of probation ranges, juvenile offenders, drug offense sentencing ranges, personal possession and use of drugs, general crimes sentencing ranges, dangerous crimes against children sentencing ranges, first and second degree murder and community supervision ranges.

The Guide for Self-Represented ("Pro Se" or "Pro Per") Appellants and Appellees describes how to appeal civil cases from the Superior Court to the Appellate Courts (Court of Appeals, Arizona Supreme Court).

Jurors: The Power of 12 presented on this web page takes the form of 55 specific recommendations touching upon the entire process in which jurors are involved, beginning with the subject of source lists from which potential jurors' names are taken and ending with the need for post-verdict debriefings of jurors following unusually stressful trials.

Jurors: The Power of 12, Part 2, about two years after submission of its original report on jury reform, Jurors: The Power of 12, the Committee on More Effective Use of Juries was reconvened to consider a dozen additional issues.

Legal Resource Guide  by the State Bar of Arizona (PDF). This document addresses such matters as how to hire a lawyer, attorney professional responsibility, legal assistance to the community and legal topics important to all individuals. It is a publication of the State Bar of Arizona and Phoenix Magazine

Preliminary Report  Review of Pending DUI Cases in Maricopa County Justice Courts.

Capital Sentencing Guide was created by the staff attorneys of the Arizona Death Penalty Judicial Assistance Program to assist Arizona’s superior court judges in resolving capital sentencing matters. The Guide consists of two major parts: the aggravation and mitigation tables, and the case summaries. The aggravation and mitigation tables list every Arizona Supreme Court opinion that discusses that particular aggravating or mitigating circumstance. The case summaries enable the reader to see, at a glance, the entire aggravating and mitigating circumstances in that specific case.