Scottsdale City Court records are available to the public upon written request.
Records requests may be made by submitting request online or completing the records request form (PDF) and delivering it to the Scottsdale City Court in person (in the lobby drop-box), by mail, email or fax. Record requests made over the phone will not be accepted. Government agencies must submit records request on official letter head.
Standard processing time for record requests is five to seven business days. A court representative will contact the requester by phone when the records are ready.
Upon receipt of a request for court records, the Scottsdale City Court will assess the following fees:
Minimum Clerk Fee
A $17 Minimum Clerk Fee will apply to all requests for copies (A.R.S. 22-404).
All copy requests are subject to a $0.50 per page fee (A.R.S. 22-404).
In addition to any applicable Minimum Clerk Fees and Copy Fees, a $17 Certification Fee will be charged on each request for certification.
A copy of an audio CD for court proceedings, if available, may be made for a fee of $17 for each CD.
Forms of Payment
Please do not submit pre-payment for records requests. You will be contacted when the records request is complete and given the amount due.
Payment may be made in the form of money order, bank certified check, personal check, credit card (most major credit cards accepted), or if paying in person, cash is acceptable. A $25.00 charge will be assessed on all Non-Sufficient Funds checks.
Payment is due in full for all of the above prior to release of any request for information.
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Walk-in hours (civil courtrooms): Monday - Friday, 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Walk-in hours (criminal courtrooms): Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Walk-in hours (protective orders): Monday - Friday, 8 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed on city holidays
Except the first and third Wednesday of each month, open 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.