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Statewide Announcements and Administrative Orders

 
SEPTEMBER 2020
09/16/2020 AO 2020-147 *New Disposition of Residential Eviction Cases Related to the Public Health Emergency (Replaces AO 2020-114)
09/04/2020 NEWS Updated Guidance for Processing Eviction Matters Based on Centers for Disease Control Order
AUGUST 2020
08/27/2020 PDJ AO 2020-08 Office of the Presiding Disciplinary Judge - Court Limitations During a Public Health Emergency
08/26/2020 AO 2020-143 Authorizing Limitation of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations 
08/10/2020 AD 2020-17 Health Screening Protocols - Judicial Officers, Court Personnel, and Public
 JULY 2020
07/22/2020 AO 2020-120 Amends Probate: Authorizing Limitation of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations
07/22/2020 AO 2020-118 Licensed Fiduciary's Obligations to Visit Ward
07/20/2020
NEWS Protocol for In-Courthouse COVID-19 Exposure or Symptoms by a Participant in Arizona State Courts
07/15/2020 AO 2020-114 Authorizing Limitation of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations 
 JUNE 2020
06/01/2020 NEWS

Jury Management Subgroup of the COVID-19 Continuity of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency Workgroup Best Practice Recommendations Report

 MAY 2020
05/29/2020 NEWS The Supreme Court Clerk’s Office has remained open for business during the COVID-19 pandemic however, beginning June 1, 2020, to promote health and safety of the public and employees, modifications will occur for those persons who wish to conduct business in-person
05/21/2020 AD 2020-10 Health Screening Protocols
05/01/2020 NEWS COVID-19 Continuity of Court Operations Best Practice Recommendations
 APRIL 2020
04/17/2020 NEWS Child Support and the CARES Act FAQ re: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
04/16/2020 AO 2020-67 Authorizing a Modification of Court Rules During a Public Health Emergency - Administrator of a Health Care Institution
04/16/2020 NEWS Service of Process in Health Care Institutions During COVID-19 Pandemic
04/07/2020 NEWS Arizona Supreme Court Clerk's Office Remains Open During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
04/07/2020 NEWS Directrices de régimen de visitas a nivel estatal durante la pandemia del COVID-19
04/06/2020 NEWS Statewide Guidelines for Parenting Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic
04/03/2020 AO 2020-59 Authorizing a Modification of Court Rules During a Public Health Emergency - Rules of Family Law Procedure
04/02/2020 AO 2020-58 Authorizing a Modification of Court Rules During the Public Health Emergency - Rules of Supreme Court
04/01/2020 NEWS Arizona Court of Appeals Division One Remains Open
 MARCH 2020
03/27/2020 NEWS Landlord/Tenant Form Available Online: Postponement of Eviction Actions Update
03/24/2020 AO 2020-03 Modifying Arizona Code of Judicial Administration Time Requirements Due to A Public Health Emergency (FCRB, LDPs, COJET)
03/20/2020 AD 2020-02 Modifying Arizona Code of Judicial Administration Section 6-301.01 and 6-302.01 Requirements Due to a Public Health Emergency
03/20/2020 AO 2020-51 Authorizing a Modification of Court Rules During a Public Health Emergency Character and Fitness
03/20/2020 AO 2020-49 Extension of Court Staff Interpreter Credentialing Deadline
03/18/2020 NEWS Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two Responds to COVID-19
03/13/2020 AO 2020-45 Suspension of Arizona Code of Judicial Administration Time Requirements Due to a Public Health Emergency

Local Court Announcements and Administrative Orders

AUGUST 2020
08/26/2020 NEWS City of Phoenix Tenants Eviction Assistance Project
JULY 2020
07/30/2020 AO 2020-115 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Resuming Certain In-person Proceedings in the Criminal Department
07/29/2020 NEWS *New Maricopa County Guidance for Processing Evictions During the COVID-19 Pandemic 
07/29/2020 AO 2020-114 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Conducting Jury Operations Safely During a Public Health Emergency
07/21/2020  AO 2020-10 City of Goodyear Municipal Court - Authorizing Limitations of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations
07/17/2020 AO 2020-07 Gila County Superior Court - Addressing COVID-19
07/16/2020
AO 2020-38 Pima County Superior Court - Restricting Physical Access to Pima County Superior Court Facilities Due to a Public Health Emergency
07/13/2020 AO 2020-72 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Late Case Fair Limits Proceedings
07/13/2020 AO 2020-71 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Establishing a Certified Arbitrator Program
07/09/2020 NEWS Pima County - Family Law help at Pima County Superior Court during the COVID-19 crisis
07/02/2020 AO 2020-12 City of Phoenix Municipal Court - In the Matter of Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
07/01/2020 NEWS Maricopa County Superior Court - Suspends Jury Trials through July 31, 2020
     JUNE 2020

06/24/2020 AO 2020-098 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Restricting Physical Access to Court Facilities Due to a Public Health Emergency - Modifying AO 2020-078
06/24/2020
AO 2020-009 Navajo County Superior Court - Authorizing Procedures for Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency (Extends AO 2020-008)
06/04/2020 AO 2020-085 Maricopa County Superior County - Public Records Terminal Access During A Public Health Emergency
06/01/2020 AO 2020-07 City of Surprise - Limitation of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations
     MAY 2020

05/29/2020 AO 2020-10 City of Phoenix - In the Matter of Transitioning and Resuming Court Operations Due to a Public Health Emergency
05/29/2020 NEWS Maricopa County Superior Court - Announces Transition Plan to Slowly Resume In-Person Operations; Requires Health Screening and Face Masks; Provides for Remote Access to Publicly Available Proceedings
05/28/2020 NEWS Yavapai County Superior Court - Using Face Masks in ALL Courts in Yavapai County
05/27/2020 AO 2020-06 City of Chandler Municipal Court - City of Chandler Municipal Court - Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
05/27/2020 AO 2020-06 Gila County Superior Court - Jury Trials in Accordance with Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Order
05/26/2020 AO 2020-05 City of Avondale - Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations
05/22/2020 AO 2020-23 Mohave County - Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations Including In-Person Hearings and Jury Trials
05/22/2020 AO 2020-78 Maricopa County Superior Court - Restricting Physical Access to Court Facilities Due to a Public Health Emergency and Transition to Resumption of Certain Operations
05/22/2020 AO 2020-77 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of the Commencement of Jail Sentences for Defendants with Pending Self-Surrender Orders
05/21/2020 NEWS City of Phoenix - Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020, the City of Phoenix Municipal Court to Require the Wearing of Masks, Face Coverings, or Face Shields
05/19/2020 AO 2020-10 Santa Cruz County - Limiting Public Access to the Santa Cruz County Building for Certain Purposes
05/15/2020 AO 2020-04 Oro Valley - Restricting Physical Access to Oro Valley Magistrate Court Facilities Due to a Public Health Emergency
05/13/2020 NEWS Yavapai County Superior Court - Precautionary COVID-19 Testing To Take Place At Juvenile Justice Center
05/12/2020 AO 2020-013 City of Glendale Court - Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
05/04/2020 AO 2020-04 El Mirage City Court - Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
     APRIL 2020

04/30/2020 NEWS Yavapai County Superior Court - Family Law Matters
04/29/2020 NEWS Maricopa County Justice Courts Best Practices on "Postponement of Eviction Actions"
04/29/2020 AO 2020-08 City of Phoenix - In the Matter of Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
04/27/2020 AO 2020-05 City of Surprise Court - Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
04/27/2020 AO 2020-064 Maricopa County Superior Court - Amending the Required Warning Language of Rule 16(B), Arizona Rules of Probate Procedure
04/20/2020 AO 2020-003 La Paz County - Authorizing Procedures for Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
04/14/2020 AO 2020-01 Yavapai County Superior Court; City of Cottonwood - Court Operation During COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
04/13/2020 AO 2020-60 Maricopa County Justice Courts - Restricting Physical Access to Court Facilities Used by Justice Courts Due to a Public Health Emergency
04/08/2020 AO 2020-58 Maricopa County Superior Court - Special Commissioners and the Deferral of Fees Costs
04/08/2020 AO 2020-57 Maricopa County Superior Court - Ordering Service by Certified or Registered Mail - Juvenile Court
04/07/2020 NEWS Yavapai County County Superior Court - Essential Services Update
04/07/2020 AO 2020-07 Cochise County Superior Court - Electronic Filing During Public Health Emergency
04/07/2020 NEWS Pima County Superior Court - Clerk of Court Passport Services Temporarily Moving to Main Pima County Superior Court Building
04/04/2020 AO 20-03 City of Tempe Municipal Court - Court Operational Measures to Control Communicable of Infectious Disease
04/03/2020 NEWS Pima County Superior Court - Jury Service Update
04/03/2020 NEWS Pima County Superior Court - COVID-19 and Court Services Updated Guidance
04/03/2020 AO 2020-008 Navajo County - Authorizing Procedures for Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
04/03/2020 AO 2020-055 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Restricting Physical Access to Court Facilities Due to Public Health Emergency
04/01/2020 AO 2020-02 City of Fountain Hills - In the Matter of Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
04/01/2020 AO 2020-07 Yavapai County Superior Court - COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
04/01/2020 AO 2020-055 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Restricting Physical Access to Court Facilities Due to a Public Health Emergency
04/01/2020
NEWS Yavapai Superior Court - Family Law Matters in Yavapai County
     MARCH 2020

03/31/2020 AO 2020-17 Mohave County Superior Court - Alternate Service of Process on Patients in Medicine of Psychiatric Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic Health Crisis
03/31/2020 AO 2020-16 Mohave County Superior Court - Modified Investigations by the Public Fiduciary and Court Appointed Investigators for Patients in Medical or Psychiatric Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic Health Crisis
03/31/2020 AO 2020-04 City of Goodyear Municipal Court - Restricting Physical Access to Court Facilities During a Public Health Emergency
03/27/2020 AO 2020-06 Coconino County Superior Court - Electronic Filing of Mental Health Evaluations
03/27/2020 AO 2020-50 Maricopa County Superior Court - In the Matter of Work Furlough and Work Release Sentencing Orders
03/27/2020 AO 2020-49 Maricopa County Superior Court - Deferral of Commencement of Jail Sentences for Defendants with Pending Self-Surrender Orders
03/27/2020 NEWS Pima County Superior Court, Justice Court, and Tucson City Court Announce a New Protective Order Process During the COVID-19 Emergency
03/26/2020
NEWS Pima County Superior Court Prohibits Physical Access to the Courthouse for Most Proceedings
03/26/2020
NEWS Apache County Announcement - Moving All Non-Essential Hearings in Apache County Superior Court
03/26/2020 AO 2020-04 Yuma County Superior Court - Limitation of Court Operations During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03/25/2020 AO 2020-02 Yuma County Justice Courts - Judicial Order Regarding Response to Emergency Health Situations Related to COVID-19
03/25/2020 AO 2020-3 City of Oro Valley - Oro Valley Magistrate Court Operations During the Public Health Emergency
03/25/2020 AO 2020-028 Pinal County Superior Court - Authorizing Change in Family Court Proceedings to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
03/25/2020 AO 2020-027 Pinal County Superior Court - Limitation of Municipal Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
03/25/2020 AO 2020-026 Pinal County Superior Court - Limitation of Justice Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
03/25/2020 AO 2020-025 Pinal County Superior Court - Authorizing Change in Court Proceedings to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19
03/25/2020 NEWS Yavapai County Superior Court Update
03/24/2020 NEWS Maricopa County Justice Courts COVID-19 Measures Administrative Orders - Agua Fria, Arcadia Biltmore, Arrowhead, Country Meadows, Desert Ridge, Downtown, Dreamy Draw, East Mesa, Encanto, Hassayampa, Highland, Ironwood, Kyrene, Manistee, Maryvale, McDowell Mountain, Moon Valley, North Mesa, North Valley, San Marcos, San Tan, South Mountain, University Lakes, West McDowell, West Mesa, White Tank
03/23/2020
EO 2020-12 Arizona Governor's Executive Order Prohibiting the Closure of Essential Services
03/23/2020 AO 2020-03 City of Goodyear Municipal Court - Court Operational Measures to Control Communicable or Infectious Diseases
03/23/2020 AO 2020-42 Town of Guadalupe - Limiting Town of Guadalupe Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
03/23/2020 AO 2020-04 Cochise County Superior Court - Electronic Filing During Public Health Emergency
03/20/2020 NEWS Yavapai County Superior Court Jury Service Update
03/20/2020 NEWS Maricopa Superior Court Utilizes Technology to Reduce Court Traffic, Suspends Jury Empanelment through Friday, April 17, 2020
03/20/2020 NEWS Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Limits Services and Operations
03/20/2020 AO 2020-001 La Paz County - Authorizing Procedures for Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency
03/19/2020 NEWS Apache County Notice - COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
03/19/2020 NEWS Pima County Juvenile Court Guidelines as to COVID-19
03/19/2020 NEWS Scottsdale City Court Remote Appearance COVID-19 Updates
03/19/2020 AO 2020-039 Maricopa County Superior Court - Limiting People Present at a Court Proceeding During a Public Health Emergency
03/19/2020 AO 2020-13 Mohave County - Limitation of Court Operations During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
03/19/2020 AO 2020-005 Coconino County - COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
03/18/2020 AO 2020-03 City of Casa Grande - Establishing Court Operational Measures to Control Communicable or Infectious Diseases
03/18/2020 NEWS Pima County Superior Court Suspends Visitation to Law Library & Resource Center; Provides Resources Telephonically, Online
03/18/2020 NEWS Mohave County Courts Website for Updates
03/18/2020 AO 2020-03 City of Chandler Municipal Court - In the Matter of Disposition of Civil Offenses by Court Clerks
03/18/2020 AO 2020-02 City of Chandler Municipal Court - Limiting Court Operations During a Public Health Emergency Veterans Court
03/18/2020 AO 2020-03 City of South Tucson Court - Court Operational Measures to Allow for Motion Resolution Without Hearing
03/17/2020 NEWS City of Phoenix Municipal Court Reschedules Trials and Implements Temporary Measures Mitigating COVID-19 Exposure Risk
03/17/2020 AO 2020-02 City of South Tucson Court - Court Operational Measures to Control Infectious Diseases
03/17/2020 AO 2020-01 Chino Valley Municipal Court - Court Operational Measure to Control Communicable Diseases
03/17/2020 AO 2020-12 Pima County Superior Court - Court Operations During the Public Health Emergency
03/17/2020 AO 2020-003 Cochise County Superior Court - Rescheduling Hearings During Public Health Emergency
03/17/2020 AO 2020-002 Cochise County Superior Court - Limiting Court Participants During Public Health Emergency
03/17/2020 AO 2020-001 Cochise County Superior Court - Use of Interactive Audio Visual Systems During Public Health Emergency
03/16/2020 AO 2020-003 Apache County Superior Court - COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
03/16/2020 NEWS Yavapai County Superior Court Statement
03/13/2020 NEWS Maricopa County Superior Court - General
03/12/2020 NEWS Maricopa County Superior Court - Juror Information