SUPERIOR COURT FAMILY COURT FILING FEES
This chart reflects the current State 'base' fees authorized by A.R.S. 12-284, ACJA Section 3-404 and A.O. 2013-63
plus additional fees determined by Statute, Supreme Court Administrative Order or Board of Supervisor's Resolution.
      DOC. CONCIL. DOM. REL. LENGTHY SPOUSAL COURT CASE EDMS    
A.R.S.     STORAGE COURT ED / MED. TRIAL MAINT. AUTO MGMT FUND DOCKET  
12-284   BASE FUND (1) FEE (2) FUND (3) FEE (4) FEE (5) FEE (6) FUND (7) (8) FEE (9)  
CLASS SERVICE FEE 2112 2125 2365 2891 4070 2381 2390 2196 2410 TOTAL
C Petition for Dissolution of Marriage with Child(ren) $138.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $338.00
C Petition for Dissolution of Marriage without Child(ren) $138.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $338.00
B Change of Venue to this County (except under A.R.S. 25-502(G)) $174.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $304.00
D Answer - Change of Venue $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
D Response / Answer to Dissolution - with Child(ren) $69.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $269.00
D Response / Answer to Dissolution - without Child(ren) $69.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $269.00
C Petition for Legal Separation $138.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $338.00
D Legal Separation - Response or Initial Appearance $69.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $269.00
C Petition for Annulment $138.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $338.00
D Answer / Response to Petition for Annulment $69.00 $15.00 $65.00     $5.00 $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $269.00
- Reciprocal (When Both Parties Agree) Initial N/C                   $0.00
- Reciprocal (When Both Parties Agree) Response N/C                   $0.00
D Reciprocal (When Both Parties Agree) Initial - Answer $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
D Reciprocal (When Both Parties Agree) Response - Answer $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
D Miscellaneous Complaint $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D Answer - Miscellaneous Complaint $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
E Family Court Transmittal Fee (Out) $27.00                   $27.00
C Family Court Transfer (In) $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
E Motion for County Transfer $27.00                   $27.00
G Order of Protection N/C                   $0.00
- Answer - Order of Protection N/C                   $0.00
- Appeal - Order of Protection N/C                   $0.00
C Legal Decision-Making / Paternity Matters $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D Answer - Legal Decision-Making / Paternity Matters $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
D Answer - Interstate Wage Assignment $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
A Intervenor Fee Paid $174.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $304.00
D Wage Assignment - No notice $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Wage Assignment - Hearing $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Wage Assignment - Stop or Modify $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Wage Assignment - Stop or Modify Hearing $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Simplified Child Support Modification $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Simplified Child Support Modification Hearing $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Expedited Motion for Support Enforcement $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Expedited Motion for Parenting Time Enforcement $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Expedited Judgment on Arrearages $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Expedited Judgment on Arrearages Hearing $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Request for Judgment on Arrearages $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Hearing - Judgment on Arrearages $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Establish Support $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Establish Legal Decision-Making / Parenting Time $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Order to Show Cause on one of the following:                      
  1. Child Support Modification $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  2. Spousal Maint Modification $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  3. Legal Decision-Making Modification $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  4. Parenting Time Modification $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Order to Show Cause - Contempt of Court on one of the following:                      
  1. Child Support $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  2. Spousal Support $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  3. Parenting Time $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  4. Medical Payments $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  5. Contempt / Other Post Decree $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  6. Other Post Decree $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Stipulation to Modify one of the following:                      
  1. Legal Decision-Making $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  2. Child Support $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  3. Parenting Time $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  4. Child Legal Decision-Making / Post Decree $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  5. Modify Other $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  6. Stop / Modify Order of Assignment (Owing) $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
  7. Modify Child Support - Simplified $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
- Petition to Enforce Legal Decision-Making Determination N/C                    
A Foreign Judgment $174.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $304.00
D Answer - Foreign Judgment $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
C Foreign Judgment for Legal Decision-Making; Paternity; Voluntary Paternity; Establish Support / Legal Decision-Making $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D Answer - Foreign Judgment for Legal Decision-Making; Paternity; Voluntary Paternity; Establish Support / Legal Decision-Making $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
D Answer - Registration Foreign Support $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
C Establish Support $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D Answer - Establish Support $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
- Answer - Habeas Corpus N/C                   $0.00
C Paternity / Maternity $138.00 $15.00 $65.00       $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $333.00
D Paternity / Maternity - Answer $69.00 $15.00 $65.00       $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $264.00
C Voluntary Paternity $138.00 $15.00 $65.00       $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $333.00
D Voluntary Paternity - Answer $69.00 $15.00 $65.00       $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $264.00
C Grandparents Rights - New Petition $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D Grandparents Rights - Post Decree $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
D Answer - Grandparents Rights $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
- New Complaint - UIFSA N/C                   $0.00
D Answer - UIFSA $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
C UIFSA - Stop / Modify Wage Assignment $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
C UIFSA Enforcement - New Complaint                     $0.00
- Child Issue Education Program (AO 2008-104) $550.00                   $550.00
C In Loco Parentis - New $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D In Loco Parentis - Post $69.00     $15.00             $84.00
C Registry of Legal Decision-Making $138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
C Establish Additional Enforcement - Other
(In accordance with A.R.S. 25-502)
$138.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $268.00
D Request for Hearing $69.00 $15.00         $30.00 $40.00 $40.00 $5.00 $199.00
D Post-adjudication of Additional Enforcement - Other (In accordance with A.R.S. 25-502) $69.00     15.00             $84.00
D Request for Hearing - Post-adjudication of Additional Enforcement - Other (A.R.S. 25-502) $69.00     15.00             $84.00
BOS Post Decree Mediation Fee (A.R.S. 11-258.01) $100.00                   $100.00
BOS Parenting Conference Fee (A.R.S. 11-258.01) $300.00                   $200.00
BOS Family Court Services No Show Fee
(A.R.S. 11-258.01)
$100.00                   $100.00
BOS Parental Conflict Resolution Class Fee
(A.R.S. 11-258.01
$50.00                   $50.00
E Payment History Report $27.00                   $27.00
E Modification Calculation $27.00                   $27.00
- Stipulation Stop / Modify Order of Assignment N/C                   $0.00
E Arrearage Calculation $61.00                   $61.00
Authority Cites:
(1) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284.01, assess a fee of no more than $15 on filing or appearance fees for the Document Storage and Retrieval Fund.
(2) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284(E), in each county where the superior court has established a conciliation court, the petitioner and respondent shall pay an additional $65.
(3) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-284(C), assess a $15 surcharge on each post-adjudication petition filing in a domestic relations case for the Domestic Relations Education and Mediation Fund.
(4) Pursuant to Supreme Court Administrative Order 2014-39; Reinstating the Arizona Lengthy Trial Fund Fee
(5) Pursuant to A.R.S. 12-289(B) - Spousal Maintenance Enforcement Fee
(6) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 11/19/1997, established court automation fee (increased on 01/019/2005)
(7) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 07/26/2000, established a case management fee (increased on 01/16/2002 and 01/19/2005)
(8) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 12/19/2001, established an electronic document management fee (increased on 02/16/2005)
(9) Pursuant to A.R.S. 11-251.08 - Board Of Supervisor's Resolution on 9/26/2008, established docket fee of $5.00 effective 9/26/2008
Non-Fee Authority Cites & Notes:
A. Pursuant to A.R.S. 25-504:
Subsection M "...a fee shall not be charged to a person who files a request to terminate an order of assignment if an employer is making deductions on multiple assignments for an obligation for the same minor children."
Subsection O "...a fee shall not be charged to a party filing a stipulation concerning satisfaction of support obligations."
B. Pursuant to A.R.S. 25-502(G), the party who petitioned for transfer must pay the post-adjudication fee prescribed in A.R.S. 12-284 to the county to which the proceeding is being transferred.
C. Note regarding fee to convert an existing marriage to a covenant marriage - courts are advised to charge the $26 minimum clerk fee "Demand for notice, filing paper, or performing any action for which a
specific fee is not provided by statute."