Automation Services Unit


The Automation Services Unit (ASU) assists Arizona trial courts in enhancing the quality of justice with improvements in court operations, financial processing and statutory reporting through the use of automated systems and tools. The unit is made up of court process experts who provide business and technical analysis, 2nd level support on statewide applications, and training. ASU staff work on the AJACS and AZPOINT systems, and perform services such as:

  • Subject Matter Experts for new or enhanced applications
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Implementation and Post Production Support
  • Application Training and Documentation
  • Data Clean Up Assistance
  • Ad Hoc Reporting
  • 2nd Level Support for: General, Financial, Calendar, Sentencing, and Protective Orders
  • Troubleshoot MVD and Criminal History Reporting
  • Maintain Statewide Code and Violation Standards

 2021

2021 - 55th Legislature, 1st Regular Session - Changes to Database

DO NOT complete the below steps for changes if the AOC maintains your database, these have already been completed for you. The General Effective Date is 9/29/2021.

  1. Charge Table Changesprovides a quick reference list of charges, organized by bill number, indicating new and deactivated charges (Updated 9/1/2021)
  2. Charge Screensprovides a detailed list of charges in screen shot format (Updated 9/1/2021)
  3. Penalty Schedule Updates– provides screen shot information for entering charges to highest penalty schedule (Updated 9/1/2021)
  4. Event/Services Screen– provides information for entering new event/service code.
  5. Financial Updates- provides reference guides and screen shots for new and updated financial information.
  6. Case Sub Type- provides the needed information for entering the new case sub type (GJ Courts only).
  7. Federal Motor Carrier Violations Workbook- excel workbook provides the civil traffic trucking violations and penalty schedule settings, pursuant to HB2425.
  8. Civil Traffic Presumptive Fine Worksheet - court workbook to provide the presumptive fine amount for traffic violations. (LJ AJACS Courts only)
  9. SB1551/HB2143 Updates- provides information on disposition code table, MVD job transmissions, and form updates.

2021 Legislative Update Presentation

Emergency Bills - Changes to Database
  • HB2459 (Ch.46) Manslaughter; Suicide Assistance; Violation Updates Eff Date: 3/17/2021
  • HB2535 (Ch.350) Mandatory Reporting; Vulnerable Adults; Penalties Updates Eff Date: 5/10/2021
  • HB2772 (Ch. 234) Fantasy Sports Betting; Event Wagering Updates Eff Date 4/15/2021

  • Proposition 207, the Smart and Safe Arizona Act- listed below are automation communications, directions, and training regarding Prop. 207 automation updates.  

    Memorandum Automation Update Directions
    PowerPoints
    Videos
     

    Previous Legislative Sessions:

      Follow the link below to view PO 2020 information and documents.
    Arizona Protective Order Initiation & Notification Tool (AZ POINT)

    The mission of Code Standardization within the Arizona courts is to develop and implement standardized codes and business process so as to help ensure swift and fair access to the justice system.

    The code tables to be addressed in code standardization shall include but are not limited to:  Court Type, Case Category, Case Type, Party Type, Event Codes, Financial Codes, Citation Type, Event Category, Party Status, and Results Codes.

    The codes will be used in a range of automation projects including but not restricted to statistical reporting, case management reporting, public access and reporting to other government agencies.