City Court  

            The Court will be closed to the Public all day
                                     Friday, June 21, 2024

The Glendale City Court is the Judicial Branch of the Glendale City government and is also a part of the Arizona Judicial System. The Glendale City Court adjudicates criminal misdemeanors, City Code violations, traffic violations, and certain juvenile offenses committed in the City of Glendale. In cases of domestic violence and harassment, the Court issues protective orders. The Court has the authority to issue search warrants for misdemeanors and felonies.

5711 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 930-2400 Main Fax: (623) 937-8860 Public Records Fax: (623) 930-2456
Pay by Phone:
(623) 930-2427
 Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 5:00PM Closed on City holidays
Except the second and fourth Thursday of each month, open 8:30AM - 5:00PM
Walk-ins: Monday - Thursday, 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Criminal Matters Assigned to Courtroom 1: Monday & Wednesday
Criminal Matters Assigned to Courtroom 4: Tuesday & Wednesday
Civil Traff Matters Assigned to Courtroom 2: Tuesday & Thursday
Protective Order Petitions: Must filed by 4:45PM to be processed by 5PM


In the Matter of: RESUME NORMAL OPERATIONS. On April 1, 2022, the Arizona Supreme Court issued Administrative Order No. 2022-34 rescinding nearly all the previous pandemic-related administrative orders that have governed the Courts in Arizona for that past 25 months and directing, inter alia, that all Arizona Courts shall resume normal operations. On April 7, 2022, the Superior Court of the State of Arizona In And For The County Of Maricopa issued Administrative Order No. 2022-043, inter alia, terminating Superior Court Administrative Order No. 2021-105, regarding Municipal Court pandemic-related operations and procedures. In reference to Administrative Order No. 2022-043. Court has issued and signed Administrative Order No. 2022-021 Resuming normal operations effective April 15th, 2022. 

In the Matter of: ADOPTION AND IMPLEMENTATIO OF PRESUMPTIVE STANDARDS FOR REMOTE AND IN-PERSON HEARING FOR THE CITY OF GLENDALE MUNICIPAL COURT. On April 27, 2022, the Arizona Supreme Court issued Administrative Order No. 2022-046 adopting the Presumptive Standards as set forth in Appendix 1 of the Report and requires the presiding judge of each municipal court to issue an administrative order adopting standards regarding which hearing types will be held remotely and which hearing types will be held in person. Court has issued and signed Administrative Order No. 2022 - 024, pursuant to Supreme Court Administrative Order No. 2022-46 to take effect on or after October 1, 2022, in the Glendale City Court. 

COURT SECURITY               

X-Ray Machine

Glendale City Court has full-time security personnel who are stationed at the main entrance.

Everyone who visits the Court must pass through a metal detector and place all personal belongings through an x-ray machine to be viewed. In addition, persons and personal belongings may be subject to a search. 
Administrative Order No. 2017-15

Administrative Order 2022-001 allows use of recording devices in a courtroom or courthouse with the permission of the Court. However, camera coverage or use of portable electronic devices may be limited or denied if the harm arising from any of the factors set out in the rules outweighs the benefit to the public of camera use or coverage.

Presiding Judge DiPiazza

Presiding Judge Nicholas C. DiPiazza


CRT Judges 2023

Nicholas C. DiPiazza, appointed by City Council in 2020
Jack E. Pritt, Jr., appointed by City Council in 2023

Eartha K. Washington, appointed by City Council in 2023

Carla Bastien, appointed by Presiding Judge in 2020