The Phoenix Municipal Court, located at 300 W. Washington Street Phoenix, AZ 85003-2103, handles minor traffic violations to Class 1 misdemeanors. As long as a charge does not bear a penalty of more than six months in prison and/or $2,500 in fines, then it can be heard in Phoenix Municipal Court. More than 80,000 criminal charges come through this court every year.
If you were arrested and facing charges that will be handled in the Phoenix Municipal Court, call the Phoenix criminal defense attorneys at MayesTelles PLLC.
About the Phoenix Municipal Court
The Phoenix Municipal Court is one of the busiest city courts in the entire United States, and bar far the busiest in Arizona. To accommodate such a busy schedule, the Phoenix Municipal Court employees 21 full-time judges and 24 pro tem judges to serve as needed.
If you are visiting the Phoenix Municipal Court for your hearing or some other reason, you must abide by the court’s standards of conduct. This includes things like being quiet and respectful while court is in session, wearing suitable clothing, and not bringing small children with you to court.
Phoenix Municipal Court Success Stories
We have handled numerous cases for clients in Phoenix Municipal Court, including one client whose class 1 misdemeanor theft case was dismissed. In another case, for a client who was charged with shoplifting, we were able to get her conviction set aside. You can view more Phoenix Municipal Court success stories here.
Turn to MayesTelles PLLC in Phoenix, AZ
If you or a loved one is facing criminal charges set to be heard in Phoenix Municipal Court, we encourage you to contact the Phoenix criminal defense lawyers at MayesTelles PLLC today. With former prosecutors on our team, we know how the other size thinks, and have the experience you need to build a solid defense. Get in touch with us 24/7 to discuss your case!