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Administrative Orders

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Administrative Orders affecting Justice Court operations are posted here. They may have come from the Arizona Supreme Court, Maricopa County Superior Court, or the Justice Courts' Presiding Justice of the Peace. Orders not listed here or issued prior to 2020 may be obtained through a public records request.

Title Topic Issue Date
2024-003 (Justice Court) University Lakes Recusal January 19, 2024
2024-26 (Supreme Court) Governance and Structure of MCJC January 17, 2024
2024-002 (Justice Court) Specialty Committee Appointment January 2, 2024
2024-001 (Justice Court) Specialty Committee Chair January 2, 2024

Title Topic Issue Date
2023-020 (Justice Court) Traffic Hearing Officer Appointments November 2, 2023
2023-019 (Justice Court) Mediator Appointments November 2, 2023
2023-162 (Superior Court) Hearing Officer Appointments November 2, 2023
2023-161 (Superior Court) Pro-Tem Appointments November 2, 2023
2023-0014 (Justice Court) Defensive Driving Extensions September 1, 2023
2023-028 (Superior Court) Juvenile Hearing Officers (Amending 2023-023) March 2, 2023
2023-026 (Superior Court) Hearing Officer Appointments February 9, 2023
2023-023 (Superior Court) Juvenile Hearing Officers February 3, 2023
2023-019 (Superior Court) Veterans Treatment Courts February 3, 2023

Title Topic Issue Date
2022-151 (Superior Court) Small Claims Hearing Officer Appointments December 6, 2022
2022-150 (Superior Court) Judge Pro-Tempore Appointments December 6, 2022
2022-003 (Justice Court) Civil Traffic Hearing Officer Appointments December 1, 2022
2022-002 (Justice Court) Mediator Appointments December 1, 2022
2022-001 (Justice Court) DDS Extensions October 1, 2022
2022-119 (Superior Court) Remote/In person hearings in Justice Court September 20, 2022
2022-88 (Supreme Court) Remote/In person hearings in Arizona August 3, 2022
2022-46 (Supreme Court)   Rescinded by 2022-88 April 27, 2022
2022-043 (Superior Court) Resumption of Normal Operations April 7, 2022
2022-34 (Supreme Court)   Resumption of Normal Operations April 1, 2022
2022-019 (Superior Court) Rescinded by 2022-043 March 4, 2022
2022-018 (Superior Court) Judge Pro-Tempore Appointment February 24, 2022
2022-14 (Supreme Court) Evictions under COVID January 19, 2022

Title Topic Issue Date
 2021-004 (Justice Courts)   University Lakes recusal December 20, 2021
 2021-003 (Justice Courts)   Rescinded 10/31/22 December 20, 2021
 2021-187 (Supreme Court)   Rescinded by 2022-34 December 14, 2021
 2021-002 (Justice Courts)   Mediator Appointments December 9, 2021
 2021-175 (Justice Courts)   Hearing Officer Appointments December 7, 2021
 2021-176 (Superior Court)   Hearing Officer Appointments December 3, 2021
 2021-174 (Superior Court)   Judge Pro-Tempore Appointments December 3, 2021
 2021-172 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-187 November 10, 2021
 21-A23 (US Supreme Court)   Canceling CDC "Moratorium" August 26, 2021
 2021-129 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2022-14 August 5, 2021
 2021-119 (Superior Court)   Modifying 2021-104 August 4, 2021
 2021-112 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2022-019 July 28, 2021
 2021-104 (Superior Court)   Rescinded by 2022-043 July 16, 2021
 2021-120 (Supreme Court)   Evictions under COVID July 15, 2021
 2021-109 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-172 July 14, 2021
 2021-75 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2021-104 May 28, 2021
 2021-77 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-109 May 21, 2021
 2021-53 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-120 April 15, 2021
 2021-52 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-77 April 15, 2021
 2021-47 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-53 March 30, 2021
 2021-001 (Justice Courts)   Highland recusal February 23, 2021
 2021-19 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-47 February 1, 2021
2021-12 (Superior Court) Replaced by 2023-19 February 1, 2021

Title Topic Issue Date
 2020-005   Mediator appointments December 15, 2020
 2020-004   Hearing Officer appointments December 15, 2020
 2020-003   Home Detention August 12, 2020
 2020-002   Downtown recusal February 14, 2020
 2020-001   Downtown recusal January 17, 2020
COVID-19 AOs
      2020-229 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-19 December 30, 2020
      2020-197 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2021-52 December 3, 2020
      2020-152 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2021-075 November 5, 2020
      2020-177 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-197 November 18, 2020
      2020-163 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-229 October 14, 2020
      2020-159 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-163 October 7, 2020
      2020-151 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-151 September 22, 2020
      2020-143 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-177 August 26, 2020
      2020-119 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-147 July 22, 2020
      2020-49 (Governor Ducey)   Expired October 31, 2020 July 16, 2020
      2020-114 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-143 July 15, 2020
      2020-105 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-119 July 7, 2020
      2020-79 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2020-152 June 2, 2020
      2020-79 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-114 May 20, 2020
      2020-70 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-75 April 24, 2020
      2020-69 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2020-79 April 24, 2020
      2020-60 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2020-69 April 13, 2020
      2020-48 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2020-60 March 26, 2020
      2020-14 (Governor Ducey)   Expired July 25, 2020 March 24, 2020
      2020-38 (Superior Court)   Replaced by 2020-60 March 19, 2020
      2020-48 (Supreme Court)   Replaced by 2020-60 March 18, 2020