Citation Information

     Civil Traffic Citation Information
      Please review the following if your citation includes only civil traffic violations: 
       The following document explains the options you have for a civil traffic citation including contact information for driving school
                 Civil Traffic Information Sheet and Fine Schedule
    For fine information on charges not included in the Civil Traffic Fine Schedule you may view the Pinal County Bond Schedule
                   Pinal County Bond Schedule
    Defensive Driving School Information
    To obtain a list of certified defensive driving schools you may call (888) 334-5565 or visit the published list of approved schools. You may also review the driving school information page at which includes a list of offenses eligible for defensive driving school.

    Please review eligibility requirements on the bond card posted above or at the driving school website.

    Payment Options
    Payments can be paid in person (cash, credit card, personal checks, cashiers check or money order) or by mail with a check, cashiers check or money order. 
    The court accepts Visa, Mastercard or Discover Card in person.  Credit cards can only be accepted when the card holder is present with picture identification.   
    There is a drop box at the court for after hours payments.  The drop box is located at the north east corner of the court building next to the exit door.   

    The mailing address is:
    Apache Junction Municipal Court
    300 E Superstition Blvd.
    Apache Junction AZ 85119

    If your case has been submitted for collections you can pay with a credit card at  You must have your case number.  Cases are only referred to collections after they become delinquent.  Your case number can be obtained from your paperwork or you may look up your case at the Arizona Supreme Court public access website

    Dishonored payments will result in further court action.  Court action could include actions such as suspending driving privileges, vehicle registration and/or issuing a warrant if applicable.  Additional collection attempts will result in additional fees being imposed.  AJCC § 4-2-1 states you are subject to fees outlined in ARS § 44-6852 plus any directly related costs for any returned payment.  You may also be charged with ARS § 13-1807 Issuing A Bad Check.
    Juvenile Driver Information
    If you are under 18 years old: You must appear with a parent for juvenile arraignment on your appearance date. You cannot use the mail to handle the complaint against you. Upon receipt of a conviction for a civil or criminal traffic moving violation, MVD will require you to attend Traffic Survival School on the first conviction and on any subsequent conviction will suspend your driving privileges.

    Criminal Citation Information
    If you have been cited for a criminal misdemeanor offense you must appear for your arraignment at the Apache Junction Municipal Court on the assigned court date. Continuances cannot be given over the phone. If you need to request a continuance you must appear at our walk-in docket before your court date to file a motion. Walk-ins are held Monday through Thursday at 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. The court is closed on Fridays. Criminal violations cannot be paid in advance.

    An arraignment is a court appearance in which you are formally notified of the charges that have been filed against you, the minimum and maximum penalties that could be imposed and a plea of guilty or not guilty is entered.

    Guilty/No Contest Plea by Mail
    If a personal appearance in court would be an undue hardship and you wish to enter a guilty or no contest plea by mail please review the following document.  This is only used for criminal violations.
    Guilty No Contest Plea by Mail

    Filing a Motion

    You may see a judge during our walk-in docket Monday through Thursday at 8:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. You may also submit a motion by mail or electronically through this website.

    To complete an on-line motion form:
    Fill out the form completely. An incomplete motion may not be able to be considered.
    You may "Submit" the form electronically at the bottom of the motion form or select "Submit and Print" after completing the form to print a copy of the form after it is completed. After submitting the form you must perform a print command to print the form, it will not print automatically.

    YOU ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO GIVE ALL PARTIES IN THIS CASE A COMPLETE COPY OF THIS MOTION. The court may not consider your motion until you have completed service on all parties and they have had time to respond to your motion.

    Click here to be directed to the online motion form.