Justice Courts

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Santa Cruz Justice Court

2160 N. Congress Dr., Ste. 2100
United States 85621

Mon-Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm
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Contact Information

Traffic Issues #520-375-7760

Civil Cases #520-375-7762

Criminal Cases #520-375-7761

Fax #520-375-7652

Website https://www.santacruzcountyaz.gov/137/Justice-of-the-Peace

Mailing Address P.O. Box 1150, Nogales, AZ 85621

Accepted Methods of Payment

Cash, cashier check, personal check, credit card, money order (United States currency only)

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Parking and Security Information

  • Disability parking is available to the east of the courthouse and public parking to the south of the building
  • Parking is free
  • Visitors are required to pass through metal detectors
  • Items brought into the courthouse go through xray machines
  • Children are not allowed in the courtroom, unless it is a protective order hearing or the child is requested or the Judicial Assistant grants permission for a special circumstance
  • No food is allowed in the building

Language/Disability Access

  • Visitors are required to pass through metal detectors
  • Documents are supplied in multiple languages
  • Onsite Spanish translators
  • Sound amplifiers are provided to those who have hearing difficulties
  • Telephonic interpreter service, for when no notice was provided to the court, and all individuals wish to proceed without a continuance
  • When filing, tell the clerk if anyone (plaintiff, defendant, witnesses, family members) will require Spanish translation services

This location is closed on the following holidays:

New Years Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; President's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving; Day after Thanksgiving; and Christmas Day

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