Surprise City Court

  1. The Court has resumed in-person proceedings effective June 2, 2020 with a mandatory face covering requirement. Here is what you need to know before coming to the Courthouse. Learn more…

    View the Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Order

Welcome to the Surprise City Court website. This website is designed to help you navigate your way through the Surprise City Court with regard to practical information such as hours of Court operation, how to pay a fine, paperwork for requesting protective orders, as well as basic information on what happens if you have been charged with a criminal offense. The website also provides links to other court and law-related sites and programs.

Court Announcements

Proposition 207 Marijuana Legalization Initiative and Expungement of Marijuana-Related Criminal Records

Those wishing to petition the court to expunge records for an eligible marijuana-related offense may do so starting July 12, 2021. Learn more...

Coin Shortage & Court Payments

The Court is experiencing the effects of the nationwide coin shortage. The supply chain that coins usually flow through has been interrupted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are asking that payments made to the Court be paid by credit card or that exact coin change is provided when possible if paying with cash.

The Compliance Assistance Program (CAP) is a new program offered by the Surprise City Court to help individuals resolve past due financial obligations for civil traffic, civil and parking fines and fees. CAP allows individuals to enter into a time payment contract on most cases that may be preventing the reinstatement of driving privileges without seeing a judge.

For more information visit the Compliance Assistance Program (CAP) web page.