Magistrate Court

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PERSONS WITH 

IN-PERSON COURT BUSINESS

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On May 8, 2020, the Arizona Supreme Court ordered (Administrative Order No. 2020-75, hereinafter AO20-75) that Arizona courts shall

FACE MASKS REQUIRED (Starting 6/1/20)

(Through Phase II)

In compliance with the Arizona Supreme Court please be aware that in-person contact with the court will require the wearing of a face mask beginning 6/1/20 at the Prescott Valley Court areas, including, the court window, courtroom and court waiting areas.  The following language is quoted from the Supreme Court AO20-75.

  1. “Judicial leadership shall require court participants and visitors to wear their own or a court-provided mask or other face-covering in the courthouse beginning not later than June 1, 2020.”
  2. “Courts shall exclude persons from the courthouse who refuse to cooperate with or who do not pass established screening protocols or refuse to wear a mask or face covering.”

HEALTH SCREENING

(Through Phase I)

The Administrative Office of the Courts will be developing a health screening protocol to be implemented by the Arizona courts.  A person who refuses to cooperate with the health screening protocols shall be excluded from the courthouse.  This is referenced in the above quotes.  The following additional language is also quoted from the Supreme Court AO20-75.

  1. “The Administrative Office of the Courts shall provide judicial leadership with a health screening protocol used to detect COVID-19-related symptoms consistent with recommendations by public health officials to prevent the spread of the virus.”
  2. “Through Phase I, judicial leadership should implement the COVID-19 screening protocol for court and judicial personnel.
  3. “Through Phase I, judicial leadership should implement the COVID-19 screening protocol for the public.”
  4. “Through Phase I, and where courthouse entrance security screening is available, the COVID-19 screening protocol may require body temperature screening for the public.”

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EFFECTIVE 03/25/2020 - PRESCOTT VALLEY MAGISTRATE COURT ISSUES COVID-19 MITIGATION MEASURES

Admin Order No. 2020-001 (click on the link to read)

IMPORTANT COURT UPDATES

  • If you have scheduled court proceedings you must contact the court at prescottvalleymagistrate@courts.az.gov or call (928)-772-8277.
  • Citizens may make court payments online at azcourtpay.com.
  • Orders of protection can be filled out at azpoint.azcourt.gov. Once the Protective Order has been completed call the court and the judge will talk with you by telephone for approval. Please be patient if phones are busy.

NOTICE TO PRESCOTT VALLEY COURT CUSTOMERS 

FOR YOUR IMMEDIATE ATTENTION (3/20/20)

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The following is in effect during the closure of the Prescott Valley Municipal Building

1. PRESCOTT VALLEY MUNICIPAL BUILDING IS CLOSED:  Due to concern with the spread of COVID-19 in the general population, the Town of Prescott Valley closed the Prescott Valley Municipal Building effective 3/19/20 at 3:00 pm until further notice. The court is located within the municipal building.  This is for the protection of the public and town employees.

2. THE COURT WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE WITHOUT IN-PERSON CONTACT:  You are being mailed a continued court date.  If you have already taken care of your citation, please contact the court at the court phone number below to confirm.

3. CONTACT THE COURT:  For questions regarding your case, you may contact the court as follows:

   7501 E. Skoog Blvd.

                                   Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

4. ARRAIGNMENT/TELEPHONIC COURT PROCEEDINGS:  The court is endeavoring to address many matters by telephone.  Call the court 24 hours in advance of your court date to determine if the building has re-opened; if not, you can inquire whether your matter can be heard over the telephone.

5. PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCES:  Your pre-trial conference (PTC) is being continued to a date after April 17, 2020.  You should contact the prosecutor, Bob Todd, by telephone at 928-759-3030 on the date of your PTC from 8:15 am to 10:45 am.  If the municipal building has re-opened, then you should appear in person.  Please be patient as more than one person may be calling at the same time.  For any business you have with the prosecutor’s office they may be contacted as follows:

Bob Todd, Prosecutor

7501 E. Skoog Blvd.

Prescott Valley, AZ 86314

928-759-3030

6. PAYMENTS:  If you would like to make a payment to the court you may do so as follows:

  • By phone at 928-772-8277, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  • Mail a check or money order to the U.S. mail court address above.
  • On-line at www.azcourtpay.com , 24 hours per day (there may or may not be a $5.00 charge for each payment.

7. ORDERS OF PROTECTION:  Fill out the petition on-line at www.azpoint.azcourts.gov. After completing the petition contact the court by phone at 928-772-8277 and the judge will hold the ex-parte hearing by telephone.

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NEWS RELEASE 03/19/2020


The Town of Prescott Valley closes Civic Center to public; puts processes in place to conduct business in efforts to minimize the risk of Coronavirus for citizens and employees.

The Town of Prescott Valley will close the Civic Center at 7501 E. Skoog Blvd. to the public starting at 3 p.m. on Thursday 03/19/2020.

The Town has put in place processes to assist the public in completing Town business in the most efficient way possible. All departments will be available via telephone and email.