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    Ajo Justice Courts

    The Honorable Judge

    The Honorable Judge
    Walter U. Weber

    Welcome to Ajo Justice Court. We assist those in their quest for justice through a commitment to fairness, efficiency, accessibility and exemplary customer service. We look forward to helping you.

    Courtroom Standards

    • No weapons are permitted in the Ajo Justice Court
    • Sit quietly in the courtroom whenever court is in session. The proceedings are being recorded and background noise may interfere with the quality of the digital record.
    • No food, drink or gum chewing is allowed in the courtroom.
    • Turn off electronic devices (cell phones, etc.)
    • Smoking is prohibited by law in all areas of government buildings.
    • Take off your hat when in the courtroom.

    Court Security

    • You must walk through security before entering the Courtroom.
    • Court Security will determine which items or materials may be brought into the Courthouse.

    Ajo Justice Court - Language Access Plan (LAP)

    the Language Access Plan (LAP) describes the efforts of the Pima County Ajo Justice Court to provide timely and reasonable language interpretation and translation services to individuals of limited English proficiency (LEP), in order to facilitate effective participation in court events or programs. This plan is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 CFR 80 et seq.; and 28 CFR 42, et seq., and Arizona Supreme Court Administrative Order 2011-96, dated September 12, 2011. Details here...

    Ajo Courthouse

    Pima County Building
    Erected 1949-50
    Board of Supervisors
    Chairman J. Homer Boyd
    G.T. Alley
    Lambert Kautenburger
    P.O. Norton & Son Contractors
    Blanton & Cole Architects

    The courthouse was dedicated in honor of G. T. "Tom" Alley on July 20, 2001. Alley was a prominent figure in Ajo history. A businessman and investor, Tom Alley came to Ajo in the 1930s. He served on the Pima County Board of Supervisors from 1943 until 1950. He later served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 1972 until 1976. He died December 24, 1994, in Tucson.

    Ajo first located on the ground that later became the open pit mine.  The modern city was formed in its present location in 1917 coincident with the beginning of the large scale mining of the copper deposits.  Ajo was the home of the New Cornelia mine of the Phelps Dodge Corporation which is one of the great copper mines of the world. 


    What do I do if I miss my court date?

    If you miss your court date call the court immediately.

    How do I submit a motion?

    You may submit a motion via mail, FAX, or in person. Provide current mailing address, telephone number, and case or citation number on your motion. Motion may be typed or hand written. You will be asked to provide any backup documentation that you may have regarding the reason for the motion. For example, if your car broke down on your way to your court date backup documentation may consist of a tow truck receipt.

    How do I obtain a Marriage License?

    You can obtain a Marriage License by coming to the court.

    Marriage License fees are as follows:

    $76.00 personal check (w/ phone number listed and driver's license verified), made payable to Clerk of Superior Court. Money Order or Cashiers' Check will be accepted if unable to pay with personal check. Counter Checks will not be accepted.

    Does the Judge perform weddings?

    The Judge does perform wedding ceremonies. To set this up please contact the court or go to the court for further instructions.
    Two witnesses (18 years of age and over) must be present at wedding ceremony.

    How do I know how many points are on my Drivers License?

    The amount of points depends on the violations. For this information please contact Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) (http://www.azdot.gov/mvd/contact.asp) Provide your full name, date of birth, and driver license number.

    What traffic convictions will show if an insurance company runs my Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)?

    Any convictions received and showing on your driving record within the past 39 months will be provided to an insurance company.

    There is a warrant out for my arrest, what do I do?

    Contact the court as soon as possible to see the Judge. You also may pay a bail/bond at the Pima County Jail and will be given a new court date.

    How long does a conviction stay on my MVD report?

    Five years from the date of conviction.

    How do I obtain an extension to attend Defensive Driving School?

    Contact the Ajo Justice Court via phone or in person for ONE extension.

    Can I take advantage of the Defensive Driving program for an Arizona citation if I live out-of-state?

    If you wish to attend out-of-state, call: 1-888-334-5565 for a list of certified schools in Arizona or go to: http://www.azdrive.com. One of these schools can coordinate your attendance in your state.
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    Justice Court Ajo

    111 La Mina Ave.
    Ajo, AZ 85321

    (520) 387-7684

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