Municipal Court


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Our Mission

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

 
Address:
1515 S. 2nd Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364

Main Phone:
(928) 373-4800

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

 

City of Yuma Holiday Schedule


 

 

 

 

**WHILE THE YUMA MUNICIPAL COURT REMAINS OPEN - PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE COURT BUILDING MAY BE TEMPORARILY INACCESSIBLE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12:00 NOON AND 1:00PM FOR MID-DAY CLEANING AND DISINFECTING IN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF COURT CUSTOMERS AND STAFF DURING THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS**

**AUN CUANDO EL TRIBUNAL MUNICIPAL DE YUMA SE MANTIENE ABIERTO - POR FAVOR TENGA EN CUENTA QUE EL EDIFICIO DEL TRIBUNAL ESTARA TEMPORALMENTE INACCESIBLE ENTRE LAS HORAS DEL 12:00 PM Y 1:00 PM PARA LA LIMPIEZA Y DESINFECCION DE MEDIO DIA EN UN ESFUERZO PARA ASEGURAR LA SALUD Y SEGURIDAD DE LOS CLIENTES Y PERSONAL DE LA COURTE DURANTE ESTA CRISIS DE SALUD**

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

 PER ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 2020-75 ALL COURT PARTICIPANTS AND VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO WEAR THEIR OWN OR A COURT-PROVIDED MASK OR OTHER FACE-COVERING IN THE COURTHOUSE.

   PRESENCE IN ALL COURT PROCEEDINGS ARE LIMITED TO PARTIES TO THE CASE, ATTORNEYS, CASE WITNESSES, JURORS, COURT STAFF AND OTHER NECESSARY PERSONS ONLY.

HASTA NUEVO AVISO

CONFORME A LA ORDEN ADMINISTRATIVA 2020-75 TODOS LOS PARTICIPANTES Y VISITANTES DEL JUZGADO TIENEN REQUERIDO USAR SU PROPIO CUBREBOCA U OTRO TIPO DE COBERTURA FACIAL O UNO PROPORCIONADO POR EL JUZGADO MIENTRAS SE ENCUENTREN EN EL EDIFICIO DEL JUZGADO.

TODOS LOS PROCEDIMIENTOS DEL JUZGADO ESTAN LIMITADOS UNICAMENTE A LA PARTICIPACION DE LAS PARTES INVOLUCRADAS EN EL CASO, ABOGADOS, TESTIGOS, JURADO, PERSONAL DEL JUZGADO Y OTRA PERSONAS NECESARIAS.

 

   

About Municipal Court

Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the City of Yuma established 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 all misdemeanor criminal cases, criminal and civil traffic violations and all criminal and civil matters related to City Ordinances that occur within the jurisdiction of the city.

The Court also issues civil orders including orders of protection and injunctions against harassment. The court also issues summons, subpoenas, and other court process which are served by Court Officers. 

PAYMENTS

DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS, WE ARE ENCOURAGING ALL CUSTOMERS TO UTILIZE OUR ON-LINE and OFF SITE SERVICES FOR PAYMENTS THROUGH THIS WEBSITE:

AZCOURTPAY.COM

 

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING COLD OR FLU LIKE SYMPTOMS PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT BY PHONE AT THE NUMBER PROVIDED FOR FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

 

The current Municipal Court Judges:

  • Presiding Judge James F. Coil, elected to serve a term beginning January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2021 

  • Judge Jeanette Umphress, elected to serve a term beginning January 1, 2020 and ending December 31, 2023

If you are required to pay fines, penalities, fees or other financial obligations as a result of a judgement of this court and you are unable to pay, bring this information to the attention of the court staff or the judge because payments over time or other alternatives may be available.  Do not ignore your responsibility to pay, as this may result in additional penalties and costs to you.  For more information, contact the court or an attorney.

Si a usted se le exige pagar multas, sanciones, cuotas u otras obligaciones economicas como resultado de una sentencia en este tribunal y no puede pagarlas, aviseles o al personal del tribunal o al juez de su situaction porque puede ser posible pagar a plazos o puede existir otra opcion.  No haga caso omiso de su responsibilidad de pagar, el cual le podria generar nuevas sanciones y costos.  Para obtener mas informacion, pongase en contacto con el tribunal o un abogado.