Frequently Asked Questions

I have an old ticket - how do I get my license back?

I have a warrant, what do I do?

What are your hours?

Where are you located?

What do I need to bring to Court?

Where do I go to pay my fine?

When is my court date?

Can you give me legal advice?

How do I get a refund on my bond?

There is a warrant out for my arrest, what do I do?

When am I scheduled for Defensive Driving School? Where do I have to report for the Defensive Driving School?

I need more time to complete Defensive Driving School, what do I need to do?

I went to the Defensive Driving School, now what happens?

How do I get protection from my violent spouse or partner?

Can I stop threats from my neighbor/acquaintance/coworker, etc.?

Request a hearing?

Where can I get a marriage license?

Where can I get birth and death certificates?

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I have an old ticket - how do I get my license back?

If you are local, you may pay by phone, on-line, by mail or in-person.

If you are from out of town, you may pay by phone, on-line or by mail.

PHONE:    (520) 791-4216              MAIL:  TUCSON CITY COURT, PO BOX 27210, TUCSON AZ, 85726                ONLINE:   On-Line Payments

Once payment has been made the Court will notify MVD through electronic transfer.  Check with MVD for more information on Reinstatement Fees due.   PLEASE NOTE:  NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED FOR CASES IN DEFAULT

 

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I have a warrant, what do I do?

Defendants residing within the state of Arizona are expected to appear in person at Tucson City Court to satisfy warrants issued by this court. Warrant Court is in session Monday through Thursday.

PLEASE NOTE:  WARRANT COURT IS NOT IN SESSION ON FRIDAYS

MORNING SESSION: To be seen in the morning session -- please report to Public Services lobby, room 104, no later than 10:30 a.m.

AFTERNOON SESSION: To be seen in the afternoon session -- please report to Public Services lobby, room 104, no later than 3:30 p.m.

THE COURT RESERVES THE OPTION OF CLOSING OR CANCELING SESSIONS DUE TO OVER-CROWDING OR SCHEDULING CONFLICTS

If you live out-of-town, please submit a written request for action on the case. Please include your FULL NAME and DATE OF BIRTH to locate your court records, current address and phone number are required.  Submit by mailing to address or by e-mailing to e-mail address, both listed below.

MAIL TO:                                                                                           ON-LINE:

Tucson City Court                                                                            courtweb@tucsonaz.gov
PO Box 27210
Tucson, AZ 85726-7210

 

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What are your hours?

Courthouse is open Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   If you are seeking information, would like to make a payment, requesting more time or submitting documents, please go to Public Services lobby, room 104, by no later than 4:30 p.m.

 

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Where are you located?

103 East Alameda

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What do I need to bring to Court?

  • Proper Identification (government-issued identification card)

  • Copy of citation

  • Appearance letter or court documents

  • Court receipts relating to your case – bond receipts, payment receipts, etc.

  • Paperwork showing compliance with judicial orders and/or sentencing

  • Cash or credit card to pay fines/fees (VISA, MasterCard, Discover accepted)

  • NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED FOR CASES IN DEFAULT OR WARRANT STATUS

  • Provide your current address
  • Appropriate dress attire is required -- shoes and shirts are mandatory

WARNING: IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR IN COURT AS PROMISED, ON A CRIMINAL CASE, you may be arrested and punished by JAIL AND/OR A FINE.

 

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Where do I go to pay my fine?

MAIL PAYMENT TO:   Tucson City Court, PO Box 27210, Tucson AZ 85726-7210

ON-LINE:         On Line Payments

BY PHONE:    (520) 791-4216

IN-PERSON:   103 E Alameda

To pay by mail, refer to the above address. Credit card payments are also accepted by phone and online (VISA, MasterCard and Discover).

 

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When is my court date?

Refer to the citation, court document, court web site, or call Court Information at (520) 791-4216.

 

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Can you give me legal advice?

Please refer to the section on Legal Information.

 

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How do I get a refund on my bond?

Once authorized by a judge, refunds are mailed within 30 days of the judicial order.

 

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There is a warrant out for my arrest, what do I do?

Please refer to the section on Active Warrants.

 

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When am I scheduled for Defensive Driving School? Where do I have to report for the Defensive Driving School?

Please refer to the envelope you received from the Police Officer for class information and location; call the school with whom you registered.

 

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I need more time to complete Defensive Driving School, what do I need to do?

You will make a request to the Court for more time to attend Defensive Driving School on or before your appearance date:

BY PHONE:     (520) 791-4216

IN-PERSON:   103 E Alameda; Public Services lobby, room 104 -- Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (major holidays observed)

PLEASE NOTE:  EXTENSION FEE OF $17 WILL APPLY AND MUST BE PAID AT TIME OF REQUEST                                                                         (VISA, MasterCard, Discover accepted)

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I went to the Defensive Driving School, now what happens?

When you complete your class at an Arizona Supreme Court certified school, the school will notify the court and your charge will be dismissed. For further questions, call the Court at (520) 791-4216.

 

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How do I get protection from my violent spouse or partner?

Request an Order of Protection. Call Court Information at (520)791-4971 or come to the Court at 103 E Alameda, 1st floor, Room 119. Orders are issued Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  After normal business hours, please call Emerge at (520) 881-7201.

Emergency orders of protection are available after normal business hours by calling – 911

 

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Can I stop threats from my neighbor/acquaintance/coworker, etc.?

Request an Injunction Against Harassment. Call (520) 791-4971 or come to Court at 103 E. Alameda, 1st floor, Room 119, Monday - Friday between 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Where can I get a marriage license?

Pima County Clerk of Superior Court