Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I pay my fine?

300 W. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ 85003-2103

Directions to Phoenix Municipal Court.

Traffic and Parking Payment Options

When is my court date?

Check the citation or call Court Information at (602) 262-6421.

What if I am unable to pay my fines?

If you are required to pay fines, penalties, fees or other financial obligations as a result of a judgment of this court and you are unable to pay, bring this information to the attention of court staff or the judge. 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 your attorney.

How do I get a refund on my cash bail?

Once authorized by a Judge, refunds are mailed three to four days after a defendant's court date.

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

Appear in court as soon as possible to see a Judge. You also may pay a bail/bond at the Maricopa County 4th Avenue Jail.

When am I scheduled for the Defensive Driving Program (Traffic School)?

Contact the school with which you registered. Refer to Defensive Driving Program for more information.

Where do I have to report for the Defensive Driving Class?

Contact the school with which you registered.

Where do I go to get a continuance for my Defensive Driving Class?

You may request a continuance to complete your Defensive Driving Class by submitting a written request to the Court within seven (7) days of your court date.  For information call the court at (602) 262-6421. 

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

When you complete the class at an Arizona Supreme Court certified school, the school notifies the court of your completion and the charge is dismissed on your record. For further questions, call the Court at (602) 262-6421.

Can I take advantage of the Defensive Driving program for an Arizona citation if I live out-of-state?

If you wish to attend out-of-state, contact one of the Arizona schools listed on the Arizona Supreme Court website at One of these schools can coordinate your attendance in your state, and complete the dismissal with the Court.

Where do I go to get protection from my violent spouse?

Request an "Order of Protection​." Call Court Information at (602) 262-6421 or come to the Court at 300 West Washington Street, Room 608, Phoenix.

Where do I go to stop threats from my neighbor/acquaintance/coworker, etc?

Request an "Injunction Against Harassment." Call Court Information at (602) 262-6421 or come to Court at 300 West Washington Street, Room 608, Phoenix.

Where do I go to learn if my license has been suspended?

Where do I go regarding my vehicle registration?

Contact the State of Arizona Motor Vehicle Division at (602) 255-0072.

Where do I go to get my spouse to pay child support?

Contact Maricopa County Family Support Enforcement at (602) 506-3762. Information is also available on-line through Maricopa County Clerk of the Superior Court and through the State of Arizona Department of Economic Security.

Where do I go regarding child custody?

Contact Maricopa County Superior Court at (602) 503-3011.

Where do I go to learn if my divorce is final?

Contact Maricopa County Superior Court at (602) 506-3011.

Where do I get a marriage license?

Contact Clerk of Superior Court's Office at (602) 372-5375.

Where do I go to file for bankruptcy?

Contact the US Bankruptcy Court at 602-682-4007 or 1-866-553-0893.

Where do I go to sue a contractor/neighbor/etc?

Contact Maricopa County​ Justice Court at (602) 506-3011.