Court Services

Court Services Division Vision
To serve the Arizona Judiciary and the public as a trusted leader and partner.

Court Services Division Mission
To enhance the administration of justice through quality service, professional assistance, and guidance to the Arizona Judiciary and its stakeholders.

The Court Services Division is comprised of five units: Automation Services, Caseflow Management, Consolidated Services, Court Operations and Court Programs. Under the direction of the Court Services Division Director, the division provides support to the courts in the following areas:

  • Technical assistance
  • Research and statistics
  • Assistance in implementing special programs and procedures
  • Assistance in developing and implementing rules and procedures for the courts
  • Staff support and research for  various local, regional and statewide committees
  • Child support programs and guidelines
  • Family law and domestic violence programs
  • Track and report to the courts on legislation that may affect the judicial department
  • Automation specification development, testing and training
  • Court operational reviews

Legislative Court Impact Report, provides you access to summaries and implementation information for bills of interest to the court community. This report includes bill summaries, table of contents by bill, chapter and house of origin and bill analysis.  Also included is procedural information.


Rule Impacts Report, provides summaries of Rules of Procedure that were adopted by the Arizona Supreme Court that may impact the courts. 


Fill the Gap Annual Report

 

CIVIL COVER SHEET - (Rule 8(h) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure).  The Arizona Supreme Court has amended Rule 8 (h) of the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure to require the utilization of a statewide Civil Cover Sheet. The Civil Cover Sheet was approved by the Supreme Court and will be maintained on the Administration of Courts website. The plaintiff or plaintiff’s attorney must complete and submit the Civil Cover Sheet to the Superior Courts when filing the initial complaint or petition in a civil action. The Rule went into effect January 1, 2009.  FORMS: Statewide  -  Maricopa County  -  Pima County


TASK FORCE ON LEGAL ADVICE - LEGAL INFORMATION  This Task Force was established to develop information guidelines to address the growing number of self-represented litigants in the court.  The purpose of the guidelines is to provide court personnel a clearer distinction between legal advice and legal information allowing them to provide court customers appropriate and meaningful assistance.  The Arizona Judicial Council approved the following documents: