Quartzsite Municipal Court Fee Schedule

WE WILL BE HAPPY TO HELP YOU IF WE CAN. AS WE MUST BE FAIR TO EVERYONE, WE ARE ALLOWED TO HELP YOU ONLY IN CERTAIN WAYS.

This is a list of some things court personnel can & cannot do for you:

  • WE CAN explain & answer general questions about how the court works.
  • WE CAN give you general information about court rules, procedures and practices.
  • WE CAN provide you with the number for lawyer referral services, legal aid programs and other services where you can get legal information.
  • WE CAN provide court schedules & information on how to get a case scheduled.
  • WE CAN give you information from your case file that is not restricted.
  • WE CAN provide you with court forms & instruction that are available.
  • WE CAN usually answer questions about court deadlines.

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  • WE CANNOT tell you whether or not you should bring your case to court.
  • WE CANNOT tell you what words to use in your court papers or whether they are correct.
  • WE CANNOT tell you what to say in court.
  • WE CANNOT give you an opinion about what will happen if you bring your case to court.
  • WE CANNOT conduct legal research for you.
  • WE CANNOT talk to the judge for you or let you talk to the judge outside of court.
  • WE CANNOT alter court documents.

Our ability to assist you will depend on the time & resources available as well as the scope of our responsibilities, knowledge & experience.

Courtroom Standards

  • No weapons of any kind are permitted in the building. Eating, drinking, gum chewing or using items or materials that create noise and disruption are not permitted in the courtroom.
  • Arrive on time.
  • Sit quietly while in the courtroom and do not talk while court is in session. The proceedings are being recorded and background noise may interfere with the quality of the recording.
  • Pagers and cell phones should be turned off in the courtroom.
  • Observe appropriate standards of dress:
    Shoes and shirts must be worn and t-shirts that display offensive slogans or pictures are not appropriate. Hats should not be worn in the courtroom.
  • Smoking is prohibited by law in all areas of government buildings.
  • Avoid bringing small children to court. Parents may be asked to remove children from the courtroom if the children become disruptive.