Forms and Instructions

The following forms may be printed and filed with the Court.  All forms can be opened using Adobe Acrobat.  NOTE: When filing a criminal motion you must submit a copy of the motion to the City Prosecutor’s office.

Address Update (PDF)

Application for Certificate of Second Chance  (PDF)

Application to Set Aside Judgment and Certificate of Second Chance  (PDF)

Application to Vacate Conviction - 13-909 (PDF) 

Arizona Protective Order Initiation and Notification Toollinks to external site

This link takes you to the online portal to fill out a Petition for an Order Of Protection.

Automated Recurring Billing (ARB) Authorization (PDF) 

Bond Information Update (PDF) 

Case Preparedness Checklist - Discontinued (PDF)

Per Scottsdale Court Order 2022-04, the requirement to complete the case preparedness checklist has been discontinued.

Civil Appeal (traffic or non-traffic) (PDF)

Criminal Appeal (PDF)

Customer Complaint Form (PDF)

Declaration of Service (PDF)

Designation of Record (PDF)

General Motion Form (PDF)

Motion for Order to Release Firearms (PDF)

Notice of Appearance / Substitution of Counsel (PDF)

Order of Protection - Notice Regarding Exclusive Possession of a Shared Residence (PDF)

Payment Plan Request (PDF)

Petition for Post-Conviction Relief (PDF)

Petition to Expunge Marijuana-Related Offense Recordslinks to external site

This link takes you to the Supreme Court's page regarding Marijuana Expungements. If applying to expunge a Scottsdale City Court record, use the Expungement Petition for Municipal/Justice Court. Please find the Court’s filing information in the upper right hand corner of this webpage.

Petition to Seal Criminal Case Records (PDF)

Protective Order Request (PDF)

Protective Order Translated Formslinks to external site

This link takes you to the Supreme Court's page of translated Protective Order forms into several major languages.

Records Request (PDF)

Request for Accommodation by Person with Disabilities (PDF)

Request for Documentary Hearing (PDF)

Subpoena/Subpoena Duces Tecum (PDF)


City of Scottsdale - City Court
3700 N. 75th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
P: 480-312-2442
F: 480-312-2764
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Walk-in Hours

Civil Courtrooms
Monday - Friday, 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m.

Criminal Courtrooms
Monday - Friday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:30pm - 4:30pm.

  • Motion to quash
  • Motion for new Confinement Order
    • (Home Detention and Electronic Monitoring included)

Protective Orders
Monday - Friday, 8-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-5 p.m.
To include only the following:

  • New Protective Order Petition Filings
  • Injunction Against Harassment
  • Injunction Against Workplace Harassment
  • Plaintiff Motions to Quash or Modify a Protective Order

Court 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.