Clerk of the Superior Court
Due to public health measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the Clerk will not be able to extend expedited services for passports, and routine service may be delayed. We appreciate your patience during this crisis.
As part of the effort to reduce the number of visitors entering the courthouse, the Clerk will temporarily accept emailed motions to continue. Please see the Administrative Order for more information.The Clerk's Office has been receiving inquiries with regard to the status of scheduled hearings and in-person proceedings before the Coconino County Superior Court. The Clerk's Office does not maintain the Court's hearing calendar, so the Clerk's Office is unable to provide information with regard to the state of scheduled court hearings and proceedings. If you are an attorney or party to a case and have questions concerning the status of an already scheduled hearing or proceeding, please contact the Division of the Judicial officer assigned to your case for additional information.
Check out our web-based services tab in the left hand column!The Coconino County Clerk of the Superior Court's Office is pleased to add our new web-based services tab in the left hand navigation column. All of our web-based links are now available there. eFiling, eAccess, public access, FARE (fines and restitution enforcement) and the law library links have been moved there. There is also a short description of what can be obtained at each of these links. Check it out now!
Have a traffic citation or misdemeanor complaint?
The Clerk of the Superior Court does not routinely handle traffic citations or misdemeanor complaints. Additionally, the Clerk's Office cannot see the records of other courts. Please read your paperwork closely as the paperwork will identify the appropriate Justice or Municipal Court. Please see the list of courts for their contact information.
Roles & Responsibilities
The Clerk of the Superior Court's Office, which was established by the Arizona Constitution as one of several elected offices with specific and special duties, serves as the official record keeper and financial officer for the Superior Court. The functions of the Clerk of the Court are far-reaching, satisfying more than 500 state statutes and court rules. Among the roles that the Clerk of the Superior Court's Office was created to perform are:
- Provide the public, court, media, and the legal community access to all records of the Superior Court in Coconino County
- Attend each Superior Court session to record the actions of the court
- Be the first stop in initiating a Superior Court action in civil, criminal, juvenile, probate, adoption, or domestic relations matters
- Collect and disburse court-ordered fees, fines, and victim restitution in an expedient manner
- Receive, distribute, and preserve official court documents
- Store exhibits for all court cases
- Issue and record marriage licenses
- Process all records in juvenile dependency, delinquency, severance, and adoption cases
- Process passport applications
- Act as Jury Commissioner to establish a pool of jurors for trial in Superior Court and Justice Court cases, and for grand jury for the Superior Court and State Court