Magistrate Court

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Mission Statement
The Page Magistrate Court is committed to professionally serving the citizens and guests of Page by administering justice in a fair, efficient, and respectful manner, so as to enhance public safety and community confidence in our court system.

Department Description
The Page Magistrate Court is the judicial branch of the City of Page. The Court has jurisdiction over civil traffic, criminal traffic and criminal misdemeanor offenses, as well as, violations of the City Code and Ordinances. In addition, the Magistrate Court Judge has the authority to issue arrest/search warrants, orders of protection, and injunctions against harassment.
As part of the Arizona State Court System, the Page Magistrate Court is subject to the authority and administrative supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Page Magistrate Court has legal obligations and reporting responsibilities to the State, as well as to the City of Page.
In addition to the Presiding and Assistant Magistrates, the Page Magistrate Court has a Court Administrator and supporting court service specialists for providing the administrative, clerical, scheduling, record-keeping and reporting functions of the Court. All are committed to the mission of the Court – to provide professional, fair, efficient and respectful service to our citizens and guests in the administration of justice.

The Page Magistrate Court is open Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (closed Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays) and is located next to City Hall:

 
Physical Address:

Magistrate Court
547 Vista Avenue
Page, AZ 86040





U.S. Mail Address:

Magistrate Court
City of Page
P.O. Box 1180
Page, AZ 86040


Express Mail Address:

Magistrate Court
547 Vista Avenue
Page, AZ 86040


Telephone: (928) 645-4280
Fax Number: (928) 645-4287


PAYMENTS ON FINES MAY BE MADE:
In person: Credit/Debit Cards, Money Orders, Certified Checks or Cash (EXACT CHANGE ONLY).

By phone: Credit/Debit Cards only.
By mail: Money Orders or Certified Check, only. SORRY, NO PERSONAL CHECKS.

 

What kind of court is the Page Magistrate Court?
The Page Magistrate Court is the judicial branch of the City of Page government. The Court has jurisdiction over civil traffic, criminal traffic and criminal misdemeanor offenses, as well as violations of the City Code and Ordinances. The Judge has authority to issue arrest/search warrants and the authority to issue restraining orders, e.g. orders of protection (domestic violence) and injunctions against harassment.


Can I file a lawsuit or a small claims action at the Page Magistrate Court?
No. If you have any questions regarding a lawsuit, contact the Coconino County Superior Court at (928) 679-7600. For small claims questions, contact the Page Justice Court at (928) 645-8871.

When can I see the Judge?
Due to regularly scheduled Court business, contact the Court regarding availability. Please note it is not always necessary to see the Judge, and many questions can be answered by Court staff. However, Court staff cannot provide legal advice, only general information as it relates to a particular case.

Can I file for divorce at the Page Magistrate Court?
No. If you have any questions regarding a divorce, contact Coconino County Superior Court at (928) 679-7600.

Can you tell me if my driver license has been suspended?
No. If you want to know about your MVD record, you must contact the MVD at (602) 255-0072.


Can the Court give me information regarding my fines, fees and restitution payments?

Yes. Once you have made a plea or been found guilty or responsible of a violation, you will be informed of your obligation to the Court. If a fine and/or restitution payment has been imposed, you will be given an opportunity to pay in full the day of sentencing or, in the alternative, to request a payment plan; a one-time fee of $30 will be added. Community service may be available to qualified defendants; defendants receive a credit of $10 per service hour provided to the City. When you pay in cash, remember the Court cannot make change. Contact the Court in person or by phone at (928) 645-4280.

What happens if I do not pay on time or complete required counseling?
If you do not pay on time or complete required counseling, the Court will issue orders compelling your attendance before the Court. Arrest warrants will be issued for failing to appear. Each time the Court is forced to take this action, additional fees are added to the amount owed. Other consequences may include referral to a collection agency, disclosure of default to a credit-reporting agency, and tax refund intercept through the Az Department of Revenue. So, if you are not able to comply with the Court’s prior orders, you must appear in person at the Court not later than 5:15 p.m. PROMPT COMMUNICATION WITH THE COURT BEFORE A PAYMENT OR COUNSELING OBLIGATION IS DUE IS ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL TO AVOID ADDITIONAL FEES AND SANCTIONS.

I have a warrant for my arrest for failure to pay. Can I have my payment arrangement reset and have the warrant cancelled?
No. You must either pay the total amount owed or see the judge. The Court will see persons with outstanding arrest warrants at 8:00 a.m., Monday through Thursday. Nobody will be arrested for attempting to take care of an arrest warrant.

I had my license suspended for failure to pay. Can I have my payment arrangement reset to have my license reinstated?
No. You must pay in full or appear before a Judge to receive a clearance for your driver license suspension.

Can someone drop off my payment for me?
Yes. Anyone can drop off your payment for you. The Court does not make change, so cash in the exact amount is required. The payment must be received before 5:15 p.m. on the specified due date.

Can Magistrate Judges perform wedding ceremonies?
Absolutely!! Delighted!








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