The Links & Common Questions page serves as a general overview if you are seeking legal services either now or in the future.

LINKS

Arizona State and Federal Courts

Arizona Statutes and Regulations

Arizona Government

Arizona Cities and Towns

Arizona County Governments

Federal Courts and Federal Government

COMMON QUESTIONS

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Arizona State Courts

Arizona Judicial Branch – includes information on filing fees, court rules and recent opinions, self-help forms, child support guidelines and calculator, and more.

Arizona Supreme Court – includes information on the Arizona Supreme Court including biographies for the Arizona justices, court calendars, administrative orders, court rules and court opinions.

Arizona Court Structure – outlines the Arizona state courts with jurisdictions, number of judges and routes of appeals.

Arizona Court of Appeals, State of Arizona, Division One – provides access to Memorandum Decisions, Opinions, and Forthcoming Opinions.

Superior Court of Arizona, Maricopa County – provides basic information about the Court including jury and tax court information, judicial profiles and rotation schedules, a Self-Service Center and eCourt online.

Maricopa County Justice Courts – provides access to AZTurboCourt.gov which contains interactive interviews to assist users in completing forms necessary to create court documents for Small Claims, Limited Civil and Eviction Action filings; access to court forms including instructions on how to fill them out; information on the various courts and sections; and information on the Maricopa County Constables.

Maricopa County Superior Court Docket – allows users to view case information; including court calendars, case histories, and minute entries; for Civil, Criminal, Family Probate and Justice Court Cases*.

*Minute entries are not available for justice court cases.

Public Access to Court Case Information – provides public access to court case information with cases from 153 out of 180 courts in Arizona.

Arizona Federal Courts

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals – includes access to the electronic filing system, court opinions, court calendars, case information, frequently asked questions, rules and instructions.

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Arizona – includes information on electronic filing, local rules, debtor and creditor help, frequently asked questions, forms, and more.

U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona – includes court calendars, case information, electronic filing information, PACER registration, court rules, general information about the court, frequently asked questions, and self-help tools.

Arizona Statutes and Regulations

Arizona Administrative Code – provides access to The Arizona Administrative Code. This Code is the official compilation of rules that govern state agencies, boards, and commissions and where the official rules of the state of Arizona are published. The website allows users to browse by regulation title and section to locate current regulations.

Arizona State Legislature – allows users to track pending legislation, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up-to-date on current issues. It also provides an overview of the legislative process in Arizona, the ability to search the full text of bills and session laws since 1997, the Arizona Revised Statutes, and the Arizona Constitution by keyword, bill number, or statute number and access to the Legislative schedule and schedule of Capitol Events.

Arizona City Codes and Ordinances – provides a library link with access to available Arizona city codes.

Arizona County Codes and Ordinances – provides a library link with access to available Arizona county codes.

Arizona Government

State of Arizona – the official website of the State of Arizona and provides an access point for all Arizona state government news, information, services, and agencies.

Department of Revenue – includes information for both business and individuals with links to Revenue Rulings, tax forms, tax rates, unclaimed property, and other important information.

Secretary of State – provides election results and ballots since 1986, information on upcoming elections and candidates, online voter registration, the Arizona Administrative Code and Uniform Commercial Code, information on lobbyists and campaign finance, information on trademarks and registered businesses and much more.

Maricopa County – provides links to many court-related sites including the Public Defender, the Clerk of the Court, the County Attorney, the Sheriff’s Department, the Superior Court, and the Self-Service Center. Users can also access County Assessor information, recorded documents, birth and death certificates, and tax information.

Maricopa County Recorder – provides access to documents filed with the Recorder’s Office, recording fees and a fee calculator, and form requirements as well as election and voter registration resources.

Arizona Attorney General – provides resources related to community outreach, community events, filing a complaint, Attorney General Opinions, foreclosures, employer sanctions, and more.

Arizona Governor’s Office – provides information about the current administration in Arizona, proposed legislation, executive orders, news, and executive boards and agencies. It also has links to resources regarding Arizona border security, the state’s executive budget, half-staff notifications, and more.

Department of Corrections – designed to provide information about the agency and its operations. It provides links to victim services, constituent services, the DPS Sex Offender InfoCenter, access to the application to visit an inmate, information on death row, and a searchable inmate database.

Arizona’s Cities & Towns:

There are currently 91 incorporated cities and towns in our state and according to the 2010 US Census; Arizona has grown to include 6,392,017 residents. For your convenience, we have provided links to the websites of several for those cities and towns below.

Apache Junction

Avondale

Buckeye

Bullhead City

Carefree

Casa Grande

Cave Creek

Chandler

Flagstaff

Florence

Fountain Hills

Gila Bend

Gilbert

Glendale

Globe

Goodyear

Higley

Kingman

Lake Havasu

Maricopa

Mesa

Nogales

Payson

Peoria

Phoenix

Pinetop-Lakeside

Prescott

Queen Creek

Scottsdale

Surprise

Tempe

Tolleson

Tucson

Yuma

Arizona’s County Governments

Apache County
Cochise County
Coconino County
Gila County
Graham County
Greenlee County
La Paz County
Maricopa County
Mohave County
Navajo County
Pima County
Santa Cruz County
Yavapai County
Yuma County

Federal Courts & Federal Government

U.S. Courts – provides information regarding the federal courts, rules and procedures, judges and judgeships, statistics, court records, forms and fees, educational resources and more.

U.S. Supreme Court – provides links to the court docket; oral arguments, opinions and merits briefs; bar admissions; court rules; and case handling guides.

Constitution for the United States of America – provides a complete copy of the Constitution as well as links to Constitutional Amendments, the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and information on our Founding Fathers.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – provides information regarding patient care and federal benefits available to veterans and their dependents including forms and online applications.

Internal Revenue Service – provides access to downloadable forms, instructions, electronic filing capabilities and other information for individuals, employees and employers, farmers, international taxpayers, military, parents, self-employed, seniors and retirees and students.

Social Security Administration – provides information regarding retirement, disability, survivors, SSI and Medicare benefits. Helps users determine if they qualify for benefits, apply for benefits, estimate future benefits, appeal a decision, and learn about supplemental benefits.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services – the official U.S. government site provides information and forms related to citizenship, green cards, work visas, E-Verify and more.

U.S. Department of Justice – allows visitors register, apply for permits, or request records; report a crime; report and identify missing persons; find help and information for crime victims; identify our most wanted fugitives; locate a prison, inmate, or sex offender; report waste, fraud, abuse or misconduct to the inspector general; submit a complaint; find sales of seized property; apply for a grant; find a form and more.

Other Helpful Sites

Arizona Rules of Court – this site from West provides free access to an unannotated version of the Arizona state and local court rules as published in West’s Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated. Provides Internet access to rules for most Arizona state courts.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – provides information and guidance related to the law and filing a charge, outlines your Civil Rights until Title VII, explains the various types of discrimination, prohibited practices and retaliation.

LexisONE – allows users free access to case law. Registered users can search the last ten years of State & Federal Courts and U.S. Supreme Court decisions from 1781 to present.

State Bar of Arizona – provides ethics opinions and jury instructions, an attorney directory, information on the attorney discipline process and a list of disciplined attorneys, tips for how to hire and work with a lawyer, and more.