The Mission of the Yuma Municipal Court is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Yuma by providing all people that appear in the Court with a responsive and professional judicial branch of government.
Basic Contact Information
1515 S. 2nd Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday Closed 11:30 AM -1:00 PM
(928) 373-5000 Ext. 6222
Court Security Control Officer:
About Municipal Court
Municipal Court is a court of limited jurisdiction pursuant to the Charter of the City of Yuma, the Constitution of the State of Arizona and the Constitution of the United States of America. The Court hears misdemeanor criminal cases (including but not limited to driving under the influence and domestic violence cases), criminal and civil traffic violations and all criminal and civil matters related to City Ordinances.
The Court issues civil orders including orders of protection and injunctions against harassment. Court security officers provide security for the Court, serve summons and subpoenas, transport prisoners to and from the Court as necessary, and assist with video court.
The current Municipal Court Judges
Presiding Judge James F. Coil, elected to serve a term beginning January 1, 2014 and ending December 31, 2017
Judge Jeanette Umphress, elected to serve a term beginning January 1, 2012 and ending December 31, 2019