Clerk of Superior Court

Overpayment disbursements will be issued for amounts $20.00 and greater. Unclaimed overpayments in amounts less than $20.00 will be remitted to the County Treasurer monthly to deposit into the General Fund.

 Superior Court Filing Fees (on AZCourts.gov)


Please click on a category below.

 Civil Fees (click to expand)

Administrative Record on Appeal$207.00
Affidavit of Renewal of Judgment$28.00
Answer$124.00
Answer and 3rd Party Complaint$124.00
Answer and Counterclaim
(if this is the first appearance by the defendant)
$124.00
Answer and Cross Claim
(if this is the first appearance by the defendant)
$124.00
Answer to a 3rd Party Complaint$124.00
Answer to Amended Complaint
(if this is the first appearance by the defendant)
$124.00
Appeal from Arbitration$140.00
Appearance
(first time defendant comes in filing something if not filing an answer)
$124.00
Appellant Filing Fee$192.00
Appellee Filing Fee$109.00
Application to Issue Foreign Subpoena$28.00
Change of Venue Certificate
(fee for coming into Yavapai County)
$207.00
Change of Venue Transmittal
(fee for going out of Yavapai County)
$28.00
Claim RE Forfeiture$207.00
Complaint$207.00
Complaint to Forfeit Property$207.00
Foreign Judgment$207.00
Garnishment Contested by Garnishee$109.00
Lower court (Justice Court) Civil Traffic Appeal$43.00
Lower Court (Municipal Court) Civil Traffic Appeal$43.00
Lower Court Appeal Appellant Filing Fee$192.00
Lower Court Appeal Appellee Filing Fee$109.00
Lower Court Transfer Defendant Jurisdiction Exceeded$124.00
Lower Court Transfer Defendant Real Property Issue$124.00
Lower Court Transfer Plaintiff Real Property Issue$207.00
Notice of Appeal$94.00
Notice of Appeal - Cross Appeal$94.00
Order to Show Cause (which does one of the following)
1. Request affirmative or counter relief; 2. Attach process of proceedings; 3. Take other affirmative action
$109.00
Petition for Election Recount$207.00
Petition for Name Change$207.00
Petition for Special Action$207.00
Petition for Tax Appeal
(this should be filed in Maricopa County)
$207.00
Subpoena Issued$28.00
Third Party Complaint$207.00
Transcript of Judgment$71.00
Writ to be Issued
(any type of writ)
$28.00

 Domestic Fees (click to expand)

Answer in Paternity$150.00
Appearance Respondent
(first time respondent files something in a case, other than a response)
$155.00
Change of Venue Certificate
(fee for coming into Yavapai County)
$257.00
Change of Venue Transmittal
(fee for going out of Yavapai County)
$28.00
Complaint for Paternity$221.00
Intervener$207.00
Miscellaneous Domestic Petition
(such as foreign judgment, establish support/custody, etc)
$156.00
Notice of Appeal$94.00
Notice of Appeal - Cross Appeal$94.00
Parent Education Assessment$50.00
Petition for Annulment$226.00
Petition for Dissolution of Marriage$226.00
Petition for Legal Decision-Making
(new cases only)
$156.00
Petition for Legal Separation$226.00
Petition for Visitation Rights
(new cases only)
$156.00
Post Judgment Domestic Petition$85.00
Post Judgment Domestic Response$85.00
Request for Order of Paternity Voluntary$221.00
Response to Petition for Annulment$155.00
Response to Petition for Dissolution$155.00
Response to Petition for Legal Separation$155.00

 Probate Fees  (click to expand)

Affidavit of Foreign Personal Representative$156.00
Affidavit of Succession of Personal Property$156.00
Affidavit of Succession to Real Property$156.00
Ancillary Probate$156.00
Annual, Final or other Accounting
(this fee varies depending on the value of the Estate assets. The probate fees range from $0 - $500.00. Estates valued at $10,000.00 or less are exempt)
$Varies
Application for Informal Appointment$156.00
Application for Informal Probate of Will and Appointment of Personal Representative$156.00
Change of Venue Certificate
(fee for coming into Yavapai County)
$156.00
Change of Venue Transmittal
(fee for going out of Yavapai County)
$28.00
Demand for Notice$28.00

 Miscellaneous Fees  (click to expand)

Affidavit of Renewal of Judgment$28.00
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Donna McQuality

Clerk of Superior Court

Elected 2014
 
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Kelly Gregorio

Chief Deputy

Appointed 2014

Primary Business Address:
120 South Cortez Street, Prescott, AZ 86303
Phone: (928) 771-3312 | Fax: (928) 777-3022

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