Magistrate Court

The Chino Valley Municipal Court is a Court of Limited Jurisdiction, having concurrent jurisdiction with the Justice of the Peace Court and the Superior Court of Arizona for matters as designated by Arizona State Statutes, to and including violations of Town Ordinance and Code.

The Presiding Magistrate is appointed by the Town Council for a 2 or 4 year terms as prescribed by Town Code.


This court has jurisdiction over the following:

  • Civil Traffic Offenses
  • Criminal Misdemeanors
  • Criminal Traffic Offenses  
  • Harassment Injunctions/ Orders of Protections
  • Juvenile Offenses
  • Marriage Ceremonies
  • Town Ordinance and Town Code Violations occurring within the Town Limits 
  • Petty Offenses
  • Search Warrants
  • Warrants

COVID-19 Protocol

Please know the following protocol before coming to Court:
  • Facemasks are mandatory. If you don't have one, one will be provided.
  • You will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms when you arrive.
  • Your temperature will be taken.
  • If you exhibit symptoms or unable to wear a mask, other arrangements will be made.


Bond & Fee Schedules 

Payment Options

  • PAY AT THE FRONT WINDOW: Cash, Check, or Money Order
  • PAY BY MAIL: Make Check or Money Order payable to Chino Valley Municipal Court

Language Access Plan (LAP)