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


 2020 - 54th Legislature, 2nd 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.

These steps are provided to assist those courts that update their own database.

  1. Charge Table Changes– provides a quick reference list of charges, organized by bill number, indicating new active charges and deactivated
  2. Charge Screens– provides a detailed list of charges in screen shot format
  3. Penalty Schedule Updates– provides screen shot information for entering charges to highest penalty schedule
  4. Event/Services Screen– provides a screen shot information for entering new event/service code
2020 Legislative Update Presentation

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.