Municipal Court

Mission Statement

Fountain Hills Municipal Court is committed to professionally serving the citizens of Fountain Hills by administering justice in a fair, efficient, and respectful manner, so as to enhance public trust and community confidence in our court system.

Department Description

The Fountain Hills Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the Fountain Hills government. The Court has jurisdiction over civil traffic, criminal traffic and criminal misdemeanor offenses and violations of our Town Code and ordinances. The Court has juvenile authority over specified juvenile offenses. In addition, the Municipal Court Judge has the authority to issue arrest/search warrants, orders of protection and injunctions against harassment. A “Teen Court” diversion program also convenes each month throughout the school year.

As part of the Arizona State Court System, the Fountain Hills Municipal Court is subject to the authority and administrative supervision of the Arizona Supreme Court. The Fountain Hills Municipal Court has legal obligations and reporting responsibilities to the State, as well as to the Town of Fountain Hills.

In addition to the Presiding Judge, the Fountain Hills Municipal Court has a Court Administrator and supporting court service specialists for providing the administrative, clerical, scheduling, record-keeping and reporting functions of the Court. All are committed to the mission of the Court - to provide professional, fair, efficient and respectful service to our citizens in the administration of justice.


Payments can be made in person before 5pm Monday to Thursday or online at 24-hours a day. For more information visit, the Court Payments webpage.