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Avondale City Court records are available to the public.  Copies of court records may be obtained from the Avondale City Court located at 11325 West Civic Drive, Avondale, AZ  85323, from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday.  The Avondale City Court is closed on Fridays and legal holidays.

To request copies of records, submit a completed records request form to the Avondale City Court in person, by mail, or facsimile at (623) 333-0580, Attention Records.  Telephone requests will not be accepted.  Responses will not be returned by facsimile unless fee has been paid.

Records more than 5 years old are not available.  Upon receipt of a request for court records, the following fees will be assessed:


Research Fees 
Any and all requests to complete a name search in in order to obtain case information will be subject to a Research Request Fee (A.R.S. 22-404).

A research fee may include:
  • Up to (3) names per request or (3) cases per name.
  • The fee for the research request is ($17.00).
  • If copies or certifications are requested on a case, additional fees will apply.
  • Fees will not be waived.

Certification Fees
 
  • A $17.00 certified copy will be charged on each case. 
  •  In addition to the certification fee, a ($0.50) per page fee will be assessed.

Copy Fees

  • All copy requests are subject to a ($0.50) per page fee (A.R.S. 12-115).    
 
Audio Copy Fees
  •  A request may be made for a copy of matters that are digitally recorded.
  • All copies are made on CD (compact disks).
  • Not all court proceedings are digitally recorded.  Examples of recorded proceedings include: trials, civil traffic hearings, orders of protection and injunction against harassment hearings. 
  • $17.00 record duplication fee will be assessed per copy.

Forms of Payment
  • Payment may be made in the form of money order, personal check, credit card (Visa, Master Card, or Discover), or if paying in person, cash is acceptable.
  • A $25.00 charge will be assessed on all Non-sufficient Funds checks.
  • Payment is due in full or all of the above prior to release of any request for information.