Clerk of the Superior Court
Roles & Responsibilities
The Clerk of the Superior Court's Office, which was established by the Arizona Constitution as one of several elected offices with specific and special duties, serves as the official record keeper and financial officer for the Superior Court. The functions of the Clerk of the Court are far-reaching, satisfying more than 500 state statutes and court rules. Among the roles that the Clerk of the Superior Court's Office was created to perform are:
- Provide the public, court, media, and the legal community access to all records of the Superior Court in Coconino County
- Attend each Superior Court session to record the actions of the court
- Be the first stop in initiating a Superior Court action in civil, criminal, juvenile, probate, adoption, or domestic relations matters
- Collect and disburse court-ordered fees, fines, and victim restitution in an expedient manner
- Receive, distribute, and preserve official court documents
- Store exhibits for all court cases
- Issue and record marriage licenses
- Process all records in juvenile dependency, delinquency, severance, and adoption cases
- Process passport applications
- Act as Jury Commissioner to establish a pool of jurors for trial in Superior Court and Justice Court cases, and for grand jury for the Superior Court and State Court
Looking for a form or what was filed in a case?
The Law Library, located at the Coconino County Courthouse, has all types of forms for filing.
Public Access is a web site maintained by Arizona Supreme Court that tracks the filings in cases that are open to the public.
Have a traffic citation or misdemeanor complaint?
The Clerk of the Superior Court does not routinely handle traffic citations or misdemeanor complaints. Additionally, the Clerk's Office cannot see the records of other courts. Please read your paperwork closely as the paperwork will identify the appropriate Justice or Municipal Court. Please see the list of courts for their contact information.